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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Pleasant Grove.

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Around Pleasant Grove ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the north of Pleasant Grove. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Montgomery. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the southeast of Pleasant Grove and has a population of 200,000 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 Pleasant Grove and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,413   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,606   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Selma   [Map]   18,983   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Tuscaloosa   [Map]   99,543   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   N   36 miles [57.9 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Billingsley   [Map]   141   S   18 miles [29 km]
Brierfield   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,489   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,846   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jemison   [Map]   2,616   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Lawley   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Maplesville   [Map]   703   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Montevallo   [Map]   6,723   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Oakley   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Oakmulgee   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Randolph   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Shelby   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Stanton   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Thorsby   [Map]   2,052   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Wilton   [Map]   682   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Chilton County ...

Pleasant Grove is located in Chilton County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Chilton County: Autauga, Bibb, Coosa, Dallas, Elmore & Shelby.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Pleasant Grove ...

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.

Mars Hill   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest of Pleasant Grove   [Map]
Mineral Springs   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
New Convert   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Oak Grove   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Poseys Crossroads   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Randolph   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Rocky Mount   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Sand Mountain   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Tucker   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Union Grove   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   ESE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   ENE   33 miles [53.1 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 Pleasant Grove.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pleasant Grove. 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   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   145 miles [233.4 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   169 miles [272 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   170 miles [273.6 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   221 miles [355.7 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   233 miles [375 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WNW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   E   83 miles [133.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   ESE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   ENE   33 miles [53.1 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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International 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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Pleasant Grove. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pleasant Grove) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9218, Longitude: -86.7947     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Grove 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 Pleasant Grove), 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 Pleasant Grove.