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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Pine Knoll Vista.

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Around Pine Knoll Vista ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It lies just southwest of Pine Knoll Vista. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the south of Pine Knoll Vista and has a population of 85,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Pine Knoll Vista and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   S   9 miles [14.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alton   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Cahaba Landing   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Chalkville   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
English Village   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fultondale   [Map]   9,084   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,783   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gate City   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Grayson Valley   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hooper City   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Irondale   [Map]   12,359   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Marks Village   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
New Castle   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Tarrant   [Map]   6,268   SW   Less than 2 miles
Vulcan City   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Zion City   [Map]   ---   S   Less than 2 miles

For more communities neighboring Pine Knoll Vista, please visit our County-by-County Page for Pine Knoll Vista.

Jefferson County ...

Pine Knoll Vista is located in Jefferson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jefferson County: Bibb, Blount, Saint Clair, Shelby, Tuscaloosa & Walker.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Pine Knoll Vista ...

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.

Airport Highlands   -   Less than 2 miles to the South of Pine Knoll Vista   [Map]
Center Point   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Danville   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Five Points East   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Gate City   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Kingsway Terrace   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Larkwood   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Lewisburg   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Marks Village   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Mountain Park   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Plain View   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Spring Garden   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Sun Valley   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Trotwood Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Vulcan City   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Woodlawn   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Woodlawn Heights   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Zion City   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Pine Knoll Vista.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Pine Knoll Vista. 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 Pine Knoll Vista. 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 Pine Knoll Vista ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Pine Knoll Vista.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SSW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   WNW   39 miles [62.8 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 Pine Knoll Vista.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pine Knoll Vista. 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   SSW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   132 miles [212.4 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   174 miles [280 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   209 miles [336.4 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   215 miles [346 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   217 miles [349.2 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   218 miles [350.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   56 miles [90.1 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   71 miles [114.3 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   85 miles [136.8 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   91 miles [146.5 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   93 miles [149.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   WNW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   NE   45 miles [72.4 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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama 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
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [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
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [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
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        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
 
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
 

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pine Knoll Vista.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pine Knoll Vista. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5984, Longitude: -86.7375     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pine Knoll Vista 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 Pine Knoll Vista), 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 Pine Knoll Vista.