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Introduction ...

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

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Around Ridleys Ferry ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the west of Ridleys Ferry. Huntsville has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Chattanooga (TN). It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the northeast of Ridleys Ferry and has a population of 178,000 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 Ridleys Ferry and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Dalton (GA)   [Map]   34,077   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Fort Oglethorpe (GA)   [Map]   9,839   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Collegedale (TN)   [Map]   11,437   E   41 miles [66 km]
East Brainerd (TN)   [Map]   ---   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
East Ridge (TN)   [Map]   21,302   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Manchester (TN)   [Map]   10,617   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Middle Valley Estates (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Red Bank (TN)   [Map]   11,813   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Signal Mountain (TN)   [Map]   8,573   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Soddy-Daisy (TN)   [Map]   13,217   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Soddy Lake Heights (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Tullahoma (TN)   [Map]   19,273   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bridgeport   [Map]   2,337   N   5 miles [8 km]
Bryant   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fackler   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Flat Rock   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Higdon   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ider   [Map]   711   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
New Town   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Stevenson   [Map]   1,977   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Cole City (GA)   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Stewart Town (GA)   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Kimball (TN)   [Map]   1,391   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
New Hope (TN)   [Map]   1,063   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Orme (TN)   [Map]   113   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Richard City (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
South Pittsburg (TN)   [Map]   3,097   N   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Jackson County ...

Ridleys Ferry is located in Jackson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jackson County: DeKalb, Madison, Marshall, Dade (GA), Franklin (TN) & Marion (TN).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Ridleys Ferry ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names 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.

Edgefield   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest of Ridleys Ferry   [Map]
Harris   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Island Creek Ferry   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Liberty Hill   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Overlook   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Rocky Springs   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Rudders Ferry   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Sulphur Springs   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Summer Bluff   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Widows Creek Station   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   WNW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Franklin Co. Airport   [Map]   UOS   NNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Winchester Muni.(ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]   BGF   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   ESE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   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 Ridleys Ferry.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Ridleys 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
Report  
DirectionDistance
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNW   100 miles [160.9 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SSW   106 miles [170.6 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   SE   114 miles [183.5 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   ENE   118 miles [189.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   ENE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   WSW   60 miles [96.6 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   W   105 miles [169 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   WNW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Franklin Co. Airport   [Map]   UOS   NNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Winchester Muni.(ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]   BGF   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   ESE   29 miles [46.7 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.

Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Winchester Muni.   (ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tullahoma Rgnl.   (THA/KTHA)   [Map]
        Website for Tullahoma Regional 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
 
Fayetteville Muni.   (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]
        Website for Fayetteville Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Richard B. Russell Airport   (ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]
        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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
John C. Tune Airport   (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]
        Website for John C. Tune 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 Ridleys Ferry.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ridleys Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8759, Longitude: -85.7575     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ridleys 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 Ridleys 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 Ridleys Ferry.