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Orrville, Alabama
(Dallas County)

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Orrville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Prattville. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the east of Orrville. Prattville has a population of 35,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Selma. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the northeast of Orrville and has a population of 19,000 people.

For comparison, Orrville has a population of 190 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 Orrville and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Autaugaville   [Map]   854   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Brent   [Map]   4,919   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Camden   [Map]   1,919   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Centreville   [Map]   2,708   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Demopolis   [Map]   7,019   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Fort Deposit   [Map]   1,228   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,365   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,781   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Linden   [Map]   1,988   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Marion   [Map]   3,432   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Mosses   [Map]   945   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Pine Hill   [Map]   912   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   4,002   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,388   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Valley Grande   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Alberta   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Boykin   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Browns   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Catherine   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Faunsdale   [Map]   92   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Freetown   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Marion Junction   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Millers Ferry   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Minter   [Map]   ---   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Old Town   [Map]   ---   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Safford   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sardis   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sunset Mill Village   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tyler   [Map]   ---   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
The Village   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Dallas County ...

Orrville is located in Dallas County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Dallas County: Autauga, Chilton, Lowndes, Marengo, Perry & Wilcox.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Orrville ...

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.

Alberta   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest of Orrville   [Map]
Crumptonia   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Donald   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Eleanor   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Five Points   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Fortune Ferry   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
King's Landing   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Marion Junction   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Marshall   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Martin   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Pinebelt   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Tasso   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Orrville ...

Looking for more information about Orrville? 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 Orrville, 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 Orrville.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

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 Orrville ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Craig Fld.(ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   SEM   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Camden Muni.   [Map]   61A   SSW   23 miles [37 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   NW   35 miles [56.3 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 Orrville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Orrville. 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   91 miles [146.5 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   126 miles [202.8 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   132 miles [212.4 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   187 miles [300.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NNW   66 miles [106.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Craig Fld.(ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   SEM   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Camden Muni.   [Map]   61A   SSW   23 miles [37 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   NW   35 miles [56.3 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
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [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
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
        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 Orrville. 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 Orrville.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Orrville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Orrville) 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 Orrville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Orrville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Orrville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3066, Longitude: -87.2457     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Orrville 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 Orrville), 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 Orrville.