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The location of Overlook

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Overlook ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the southeast of Overlook. Montgomery has a population of 200,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Prattville. It lies immediately northwest of Overlook and has a population of 35,600 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 from Overlook and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexander City   [Map]   14,773   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,489   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,846   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Dadeville   [Map]   3,128   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,781   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Jemison   [Map]   2,616   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,413   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,777   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Selma   [Map]   18,983   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Tallassee   [Map]   4,759   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Thorsby   [Map]   2,052   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,722   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,749   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Valley Grande   [Map]   ---   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   8,219   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Autaugaville   [Map]   854   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Blue Ridge   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Booth   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Burkville   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Coosada   [Map]   1,244   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Deatsville   [Map]   1,157   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Elmore   [Map]   1,307   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
English Village   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gibbs Village   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Highland Village   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hope Hull   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
New Town   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pine Level   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Sunshine Village   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Young Forte Village   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Autauga County ...

Overlook is located in Autauga County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Autauga County: Chilton, Dallas, Elmore, Lowndes & Montgomery.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Overlook ...

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.

Cedar Point   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South of Overlook   [Map]
Five Points   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Great Oaks   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Grovewood   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Hunter   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Hunting Ridge   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Kingswood   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Live Oaks   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Prattville   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Prattville Junction   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Robinson Springs   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Rose Hill   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Scenic Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Willowbrook   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   10 miles [16.1 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 Overlook.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Overlook. 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   NNW   79 miles [127.1 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   135 miles [217.3 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NE   142 miles [228.5 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   143 miles [230.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   NE   77 miles [123.9 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NW   86 miles [138.4 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   E   86 miles [138.4 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SE   96 miles [154.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   NE   8 miles [12.9 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
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [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
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
        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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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 Overlook. 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 Overlook.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Overlook. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4471, Longitude: -86.4300     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Overlook 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 Overlook), 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 Overlook.