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North Perry, Alabama

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to North Perry.

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Around North Perry ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the north of North Perry. Tuscaloosa has a population of 99,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Alabaster. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the northeast of North Perry and has a population of 32,900 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 drove.<2>

Community   2016
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Brent   [Map]   4,919   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,489   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Centreville   [Map]   2,708   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,846   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Demopolis   [Map]   7,019   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,749   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,454   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Marion   [Map]   3,432   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Montevallo   [Map]   6,723   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Selma   [Map]   18,983   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Valley Grande   [Map]   ---   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Akron   [Map]   334   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Browns   [Map]   ---   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Duncanville   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
East Town   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Faunsdale   [Map]   92   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,365   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,436   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Newbern   [Map]   178   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Oak Village   [Map]   ---   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Oakmulgee   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Sawyerville   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Scottsville   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Sprott   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,388   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
The Village   [Map]   ---   S   24 miles [38.6 km]

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

Perry County ...

North Perry is located in Perry County.

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near North Perry ...

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.

Curbville   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South of North Perry   [Map]
Goodson   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Harper Hill   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Harrisburg   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Havana   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Ironville   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Jamesville   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Marion   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Pondville   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Rosemary   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   WSW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   S   18 miles [29 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   ENE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NNW   32 miles [51.5 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 North Perry.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from North Perry. 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   NNE   65 miles [104.6 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   160 miles [257.5 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   167 miles [268.8 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   181 miles [291.3 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   214 miles [344.4 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   234 miles [376.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   ESE   67 miles [107.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   WSW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   S   18 miles [29 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   ENE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   W   26 miles [41.8 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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
        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
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 North Perry. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Perry County: www.perrycounty-al.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: 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 North Perry.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Perry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7848, Longitude: -87.4056     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for North Perry 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 North Perry), 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 North Perry.