RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Little Shoal, Alabama

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other AL
Communities





The location of Little Shoal









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Little Shoal.

This page contains six sections:

Around Little Shoal ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the east of Little Shoal. Birmingham has a population of 210,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the southwest of Little Shoal and has a population of 101,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2018
Population
DirDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   33,340   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,538   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Calera   [Map]   14,380   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   14,021   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Helena   [Map]   19,529   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,397   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Hoover   [Map]   85,108   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,380   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jasper   [Map]   13,500   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,306   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,799   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,744   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Trussville   [Map]   22,314   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,461   E   29 miles [46.7 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2018
Population
DirDistance
Abernant   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Adger   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Barney   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bull City   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Concord   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Goodsprings   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Kellerman   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Maytown   [Map]   369   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
North Johns   [Map]   141   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Oak Grove   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Reeds Ferry   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rock Creek   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Sylvan Springs   [Map]   1,501   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Twilley Town   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
West Jefferson   [Map]   424   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

For more communities neighboring Little Shoal, please visit our County-by-County Page for Little Shoal.

Jefferson County ...

Little Shoal is located in Jefferson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jefferson County: Bibb, Blount, Saint Clair, Shelby, Tuscaloosa & Walker.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Little Shoal ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Little Shoal.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Little Shoal. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Little Shoal. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Alabama

    Alabama Tourism
    Parks for Alabama

    Fishing in Alabama
    Hunting in Alabama


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Alabama

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Alabama

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Alabama

Airports Near Little Shoal ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Little Shoal.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Bessemer Airport (FAA ID: EKY)   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Walker Co. Airport (FAA ID: JFX)   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl. (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Shelby Co. Airport  (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Richard Arthur Fld. (FAA ID: M95)   [Map]   WNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Bibb Co. Airport (FAA ID: 0A8)   [Map]   SSE   40 miles [64.4 km]
North Pickens Airport (FAA ID: 3M8)   [Map]   W   44 miles [70.8 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Little Shoal.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Little Shoal. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.  (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   E   162 miles [260.7 km]
Nashville Intl.  (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   N   184 miles [296.1 km]
Memphis Intl.  (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   NW   188 miles [302.6 km]
Pensacola Rgnl.  (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   S   209 miles [336.4 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl.  (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   S   212 miles [341.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl. (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Huntsville Intl.  (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   NNE   83 miles [133.6 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.  (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   NNW   88 miles [141.6 km]
Montgomery Rgnl.  (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   SSE   96 miles [154.5 km]
Roanoke Muni.  (FAA ID: 7A5)   [Map]   ESE   111 miles [178.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Bessemer Airport (FAA ID: EKY)   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Walker Co. Airport (FAA ID: JFX)   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Shelby Co. Airport  (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Richard Arthur Fld. (FAA ID: M95)   [Map]   WNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Bibb Co. Airport (FAA ID: 0A8)   [Map]   SSE   40 miles [64.4 km]
North Pickens Airport (FAA ID: 3M8)   [Map]   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Winston Co. Airport (FAA ID: 3M2)   [Map]   N   44 miles [70.8 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
  Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
  Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
  Website for Shelby County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
  Website for Nashville International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
  Website for Memphis International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
  Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
  Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
  Website for Huntsville International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
  Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
  Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Little Shoal. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Little Shoal.

- Return to Citation

<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Little Shoal) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Little Shoal. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5009, Longitude: -87.2486     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Little Shoal have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

- Return to Citation

<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Little Shoal), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

- Return to Citation





 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 13 Jul 2019