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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Oak Village.

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Around Oak Village ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the northeast of Oak Village. Tuscaloosa has a population of 99,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Northport. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the north of Oak Village and has a population of 25,000 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Aliceville   [Map]   2,357   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Brent   [Map]   4,919   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Brookwood   [Map]   1,827   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Centreville   [Map]   2,708   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Demopolis   [Map]   7,019   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,749   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,365   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lake View   [Map]   ---   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Linden   [Map]   1,988   S   41 miles [66 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,454   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Marion   [Map]   3,432   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,436   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,388   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
York   [Map]   2,373   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Macon (MS)   [Map]   2,614   W   48 miles [77.2 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Akron   [Map]   334   SE   Less than 2 miles
Arcola   [Map]   ---   S   23 miles [37 km]
Boligee   [Map]   306   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Clinton   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Duncanville   [Map]   ---   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Forkland   [Map]   597   S   18 miles [29 km]
Foster's   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gainesville   [Map]   195   W   23 miles [37 km]
Ingleside Village   [Map]   ---   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Knoxville   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ralph   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Sahama Village   [Map]   ---   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Sawyerville   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Union   [Map]   221   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
West Greene   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]

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

Hale County ...

Oak Village is located in Hale County.

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Oak Village ...

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.

Chiles Ferry   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West of Oak Village   [Map]
Cypress   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Guinea   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Harper Hill   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Havana   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Jennings Ferry   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Moundville   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Powers   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Ralph   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Union   -   10 miles [16.1 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 Oak Village.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   SSE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NNE   24 miles [38.6 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   WNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   SSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   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 Oak Village.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Oak Village. 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
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NE   74 miles [119.1 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   170 miles [273.6 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   181 miles [291.3 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   194 miles [312.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   199 miles [320.3 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   231 miles [371.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NNE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   ESE   89 miles [143.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   SSE   16 miles [25.7 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   WNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   SSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   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.

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
 
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport   (UBS/KUBS)   [Map]
        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
 
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [Map]
        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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        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
 
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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Hale County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Oak Village.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oak Village. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8976, Longitude: -87.7647     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oak Village 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 Oak Village), 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 Oak Village.