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Moundville, Alabama

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Moundville.

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Around Moundville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the north of Moundville. Tuscaloosa has a population of 99,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Alabaster. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the east of Moundville and has a population of 32,900 people.

For comparison, Moundville has a population of 2,400 people.

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

Community   2016
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Brent   [Map]   4,919   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Brighton   [Map]   2,833   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Centreville   [Map]   2,708   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Demopolis   [Map]   7,019   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,749   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Fayette   [Map]   4,432   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,454   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Marion   [Map]   3,432   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Montevallo   [Map]   6,723   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   N   18 miles [29 km]
Pleasant Grove   [Map]   10,177   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Valley Grande   [Map]   ---   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Akron   [Map]   334   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Alberta City   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Coker   [Map]   985   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cottondale   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Duncanville   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Foster's   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Holt   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Ingleside Village   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Knoxville   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Oak Village   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Pearson   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Ralph   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sahama Village   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sawyerville   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Union   [Map]   221   W   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Hale County ...

Moundville is primarily located in Hale County. A portion of Moundville extends into Tuscaloosa County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Hale County: Bibb, Greene, Marengo, Perry & Tuscaloosa.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Moundville ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some 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.

Cypress   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest of Moundville   [Map]
Guinea   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Harper Hill   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Havana   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Hull   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Kings Ferry   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Little Sandy   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Maxwell   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Mountainbrook   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Powers   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Ralph   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Moundville ...

Looking for more information about Moundville? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Moundville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Moundville.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Moundville. 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 Moundville. 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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alabama Statewide Tourism
    Moundville Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Moundville

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 Moundville ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   WNW   33 miles [53.1 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   SSE   36 miles [57.9 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 Moundville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Moundville. 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
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NE   63 miles [101.4 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   176 miles [283.2 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   185 miles [297.7 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   189 miles [304.2 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   194 miles [312.2 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   222 miles [357.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SE   86 miles [138.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   WNW   33 miles [53.1 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   SSE   36 miles [57.9 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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County 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
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport   (UBS/KUBS)   [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
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Moundville.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Moundville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Moundville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moundville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9966, Longitude: -87.6276     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Moundville 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 Moundville), 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 Moundville.