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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Shirleys Crossroads.

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Around Shirleys Crossroads ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the north of Shirleys Crossroads. Montgomery has a population of 200,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the southeast of Shirleys Crossroads and has a population of 28,000 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 Shirleys Crossroads and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Andalusia   [Map]   8,968   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Clayton   [Map]   2,904   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,101   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,893   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   3,693   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,424   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,781   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,638   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,825   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Midland City   [Map]   2,366   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,586   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,610   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,777   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Troy   [Map]   19,191   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,749   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Brantley   [Map]   801   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cherokee Village   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Dozier   [Map]   331   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   188   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Goshen   [Map]   255   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Honoraville   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Jack   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kent   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
McClure Town   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Meeksville   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Merrill Mill   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mossy Grove Village   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Petrey   [Map]   58   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rutledge   [Map]   458   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Social Town   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles

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

Crenshaw County ...

Shirleys Crossroads is located in Crenshaw County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Crenshaw County: Butler, Coffee, Covington, Lowndes, Montgomery & Pike.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Shirleys Crossroads ...

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.

Allred   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast of Shirleys Crossroads   [Map]
Baltic   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Cherokee Village   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Good Hope   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hallsville   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Little Oak   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Live Oak   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Meadow Grove   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Peacock (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Pleasant Ridge   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Sanders Hill   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Social Town   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Youngblood   -   10 miles [16.1 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 Shirleys Crossroads.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   SSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   SSE   32 miles [51.5 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 Shirleys Crossroads.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Shirleys Crossroads. 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
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSW   87 miles [140 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   104 miles [167.4 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   132 miles [212.4 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NE   166 miles [267.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NNW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   ESE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NE   90 miles [144.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   SSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   SSE   32 miles [51.5 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.

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
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: K79J)   [Map]
        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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jacksonville Intl.   (JAX/KJAX)   [Map]
        Website for Jacksonville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Savannah / Hilton Head Intl.   (SAV/KSAV)   [Map]
        Website for Savannah / Hilton Head 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
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan 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
 
Panama City - Bay County Intl.   (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]
        Website for Panama City - Bay County International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Crenshaw County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shirleys Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7149, Longitude: -86.1650     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shirleys Crossroads 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 Shirleys Crossroads), 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 Shirleys Crossroads.