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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Morrisons Ferry.

This page contains six sections:

Around Morrisons Ferry ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Selma. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the northeast of Morrisons Ferry. Selma has a population of 19,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Greenville. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the east of Morrisons Ferry and has a population of 7,800 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Butler   [Map]   1,773   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Camden   [Map]   1,919   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Castleberry   [Map]   551   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   3,693   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Excel   [Map]   665   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Frisco City   [Map]   1,212   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Georgiana   [Map]   1,653   E   41 miles [66 km]
Grove Hill   [Map]   1,478   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Jackson   [Map]   4,907   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Linden   [Map]   1,988   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
McKenzie   [Map]   508   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   6,072   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Pine Hill   [Map]   912   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   4,002   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,388   N   44 miles [70.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Anne Manie   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Beatrice   [Map]   283   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Buena Vista   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Coy   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dickinson   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Franklin   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Fulton   [Map]   258   W   18 miles [29 km]
Kimbrough   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Lower Peach Tree   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
McWilliams   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Peterman   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Scratch Ankle   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Tunnel Springs   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Vredenburgh   [Map]   293   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Yellow Bluff   [Map]   176   N   11 miles [17.7 km]

For more communities neighboring Morrisons Ferry, please visit our County-by-County Page for Morrisons Ferry.

Monroe County ...

Morrisons Ferry is located in Monroe County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Monroe County: Baldwin, Butler, Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia & Wilcox.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Morrisons Ferry ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Chance   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest of Morrisons Ferry   [Map]
Coal Bluff   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Dry Forks   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Franklin   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Keith   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Kings Log Landing   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Lower Peach Tree   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Nellie   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Packards Bend   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Pebble Hill   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Scratch Ankle   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Yellow Bluff Ferry   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Morrisons Ferry.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Morrisons Ferry. 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 Morrisons Ferry. 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 to see 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 Morrisons Ferry ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Morrisons Ferry.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Camden Muni.   [Map]   61A   NNE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Grove Hill Muni.   [Map]   3A0   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   MVC   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   SE   34 miles [54.7 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 be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Morrisons Ferry.

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

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   92 miles [148.1 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   105 miles [169 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNE   127 miles [204.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   ENE   69 miles [111 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SSW   89 miles [143.2 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   SSW   90 miles [144.8 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   N   98 miles [157.7 km]
Hattiesburg Muni. (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]   HBG   WSW   113 miles [181.9 km]
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl. (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]   PIB   W   114 miles [183.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Camden Muni.   [Map]   61A   NNE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Grove Hill Muni.   [Map]   3A0   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   MVC   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   SE   34 miles [54.7 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.

Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Middleton Fld.   (ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mobile Rgnl.   (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]
        Website for Mobile Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hattiesburg Muni.   (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morrisons Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8007, Longitude: -87.4264     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Morrisons Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<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.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Morrisons Ferry), 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.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Morrisons Ferry.