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Introduction ...

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

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Around Oakahalla ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the southeast of Oakahalla. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the southwest of Oakahalla and has a population of 99,500 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 starting from Oakahalla and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   E   23 miles [37 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Barney   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Burnwell   [Map]   ---   SW   Less than 2 miles
Cordova   [Map]   2,014   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dora   [Map]   1,946   NW   Less than 2 miles
Empire   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Graysville   [Map]   2,107   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Media   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Quinton   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Reeds Ferry   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Robbins Crossroads   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Sayre   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Sipsey   [Map]   424   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sumiton   [Map]   2,407   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Twilley Town   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
West Jefferson   [Map]   331   S   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Walker County ...

Oakahalla is located in Walker County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Walker County: Blount, Cullman, Fayette, Jefferson, Marion, Tuscaloosa & Winston.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Oakahalla ...

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.

Barney   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West of Oakahalla   [Map]
Bryan   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Dovertown   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Flat Creek   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Flat Top   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Glover Ferry   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Hull   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Littleton   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Littleton Ferry   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Media   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Petes Crossroads   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Red Star   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Reeds Ferry   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Robbins Crossroads   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Rocky Hollow   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Snowtown   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   ESE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   NNE   40 miles [64.4 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 Oakahalla.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Oakahalla. 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   ESE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   152 miles [244.6 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   167 miles [268.8 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   189 miles [304.2 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   223 miles [358.9 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   225 miles [362.1 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   226 miles [363.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNE   65 miles [104.6 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   77 miles [123.9 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   105 miles [169 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   106 miles [170.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   NNE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   ENE   43 miles [69.2 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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta 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
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        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
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama 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 Oakahalla. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.com/

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 Oakahalla.

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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 Oakahalla. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Oakahalla) 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 Oakahalla. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oakahalla

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oakahalla. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7153, Longitude: -87.0756     [Map].

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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 Oakahalla), 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 Oakahalla.