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Sawyerville, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Sawyerville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the north of Sawyerville. Tuscaloosa has a population of 99,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Northport. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the north of Sawyerville and has a population of 25,000 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 starting from Sawyerville and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Aliceville   [Map]   2,357   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Brent   [Map]   4,919   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Centreville   [Map]   2,708   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Demopolis   [Map]   7,019   S   18 miles [29 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,749   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,365   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lake View   [Map]   ---   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Linden   [Map]   1,988   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,454   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Marion   [Map]   3,432   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,436   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Selma   [Map]   18,983   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,388   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Valley Grande   [Map]   ---   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
York   [Map]   2,373   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Akron   [Map]   334   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Arcola   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Boligee   [Map]   306   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Clinton   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Epes   [Map]   181   W   23 miles [37 km]
Faunsdale   [Map]   92   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Forkland   [Map]   597   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Foster's   [Map]   ---   N   23 miles [37 km]
Gallion   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Knoxville   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Newbern   [Map]   178   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Oak Village   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Prairieville   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ralph   [Map]   ---   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Union   [Map]   221   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Hale County ...

Sawyerville is located in Hale County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Hale County: Bibb, Greene, Marengo, Perry & Tuscaloosa.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sawyerville ...

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.

Birdeye   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest of Sawyerville   [Map]
Cedarville   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Chiles Ferry   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Forkland   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Harper Hill   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Havana   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Jennings Ferry   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Lock Five   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Merryweathers Ferry   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Rocky Ford   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Roe Landing   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Rosemary   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Thornhill   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the West   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sawyerville ...

Looking for more information about Sawyerville? 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 Sawyerville, 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 Sawyerville.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

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 Sawyerville ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   WNW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   SE   26 miles [41.8 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 Sawyerville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sawyerville. 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   NE   79 miles [127.1 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   160 miles [257.5 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   171 miles [275.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   200 miles [321.9 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   203 miles [326.7 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   240 miles [386.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   ESE   83 miles [133.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   WNW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   SE   26 miles [41.8 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
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [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
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
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sawyerville. 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 Sawyerville.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sawyerville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7518, Longitude: -87.7295     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sawyerville 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 Sawyerville), 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 Sawyerville.