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Old Tindells Ferry, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Old Tindells Ferry ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the north of Old Tindells Ferry. Tuscaloosa has a population of 99,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Northport. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the north of Old Tindells Ferry 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 Old Tindells Ferry and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Aliceville   [Map]   2,357   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Brent   [Map]   4,919   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Centreville   [Map]   2,708   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Demopolis   [Map]   7,019   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,749   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,365   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Linden   [Map]   1,988   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,454   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Marion   [Map]   3,432   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,436   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Selma   [Map]   18,983   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   4,002   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,388   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Valley Grande   [Map]   ---   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
York   [Map]   2,373   W   33 miles [53.1 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Akron   [Map]   334   N   18 miles [29 km]
Arcola   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Boligee   [Map]   306   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dayton   [Map]   49   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Faunsdale   [Map]   92   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Forkland   [Map]   597   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Freetown   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Gallion   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Newbern   [Map]   178   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Oak Village   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pin Hook   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Prairieville   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Providence   [Map]   210   S   18 miles [29 km]
Sawyerville   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
The Village   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]

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

Greene County ...

Old Tindells Ferry is located in Greene County.

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Old Tindells Ferry ...

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.

Alfalfa   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South of Old Tindells Ferry   [Map]
Baptist Hill   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Birdeye   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Cedarville   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Forkland   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Glovers Ferry   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Lock Five   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Merryweathers Ferry   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Oak Grove   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Prairieville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Rockcut   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Rocky Ford   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Roe Landing   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Old Tindells 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 Old Tindells 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 Old Tindells Ferry ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   ESE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   S   23 miles [37 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 Old Tindells Ferry.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Old Tindells 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
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NE   87 miles [140 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSE   151 miles [243 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   163 miles [262.3 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   204 miles [328.3 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   210 miles [338 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   250 miles [402.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   ESE   81 miles [130.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   ESE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   S   23 miles [37 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
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
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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Greene County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Old Tindells Ferry. 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 Old Tindells Ferry.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Tindells Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6129, Longitude: -87.7495     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Old Tindells 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 Old Tindells 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 Old Tindells Ferry.