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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Slickrock Ford.

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Around Slickrock Ford ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Florence. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the northeast of where Slickrock Ford would have been located. Florence has a population of 40,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tupelo (MS). It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the west of Slickrock Ford and has a population of 38,800 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 and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Haleyville   [Map]   4,074   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,739   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,343   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,831   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,815   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,025   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,434   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,531   S   41 miles [66 km]
Amory (MS)   [Map]   7,067   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Booneville (MS)   [Map]   8,744   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Corinth (MS)   [Map]   14,818   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]   4,066   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Saltillo (MS)   [Map]   5,008   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Tulu (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   46 miles [74 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bear Creek   [Map]   1,041   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Belgreen   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Burntout   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cherokee   [Map]   1,009   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hackleburg   [Map]   1,477   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hodges   [Map]   284   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Littleville   [Map]   981   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Phil Campbell   [Map]   1,273   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Red Bay   [Map]   3,119   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Spring Valley   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Spruce Pine   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Vina   [Map]   356   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Belmont (MS)   [Map]   2,032   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Golden (MS)   [Map]   189   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Tishomingo (MS)   [Map]   336   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Franklin County ...

Slickrock Ford would have been located within present day Franklin County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Franklin County: Colbert, Lawrence, Marion, Winston, Itawamba (MS) & Tishomingo (MS).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Slickrock Ford ...

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.

Crooked Oak   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast of Slickrock Ford   [Map]
Glasgow Corner   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Halltown   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hub (Historic)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Jordans Mill   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Little Zion (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Piney Bend   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Pleasant Grove   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Pleasant Site   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Rock Creek   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Rockwood   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Sand Lick (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Seven Pines   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Slickrock Ford. 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 Slickrock Ford. 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 Slickrock Ford ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   ESE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   WSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Fulton - Itawamba Co. Airport   [Map]   11M   WSW   28 miles [45.1 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 Slickrock Ford.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Slickrock Ford. 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   SE   93 miles [149.7 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   122 miles [196.3 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   131 miles [210.8 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   208 miles [334.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   E   65 miles [104.6 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   S   91 miles [146.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   ESE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   WSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Fulton - Itawamba Co. Airport   [Map]   11M   WSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   S   28 miles [45.1 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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [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
 
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport   (ICAO: KSNH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tupelo Rgnl.   (TUP/KTUP)   [Map]
        Website for Tupelo 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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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 Slickrock Ford.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Slickrock Ford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5183, Longitude: -87.9175     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Slickrock Ford have been estimated.

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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 Slickrock Ford), 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 Slickrock Ford.