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Introduction ...

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

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Around Socapatoy ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the south of Socapatoy. Montgomery has a population of 200,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the northwest of Socapatoy and has a population of 85,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Alexander City   [Map]   14,773   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Auburn   [Map]   63,118   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,489   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,413   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,823   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Opelika   [Map]   29,869   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,606   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Equality   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Goodwater   [Map]   1,324   N   5 miles [8 km]
Hackneyville   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hissop   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hollins   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Jacksons' Gap   [Map]   801   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Kellyton   [Map]   197   E   Less than 2 miles
Millerville   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mount Olive   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
New Site   [Map]   754   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Our Town   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ray   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rockford   [Map]   444   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Stewartville   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Weogufka   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Coosa County ...

Socapatoy is located in Coosa County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Coosa County: Chilton, Clay, Elmore, Shelby, Talladega & Tallapoosa.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Socapatoy ...

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.

Cottage Grove   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South of Socapatoy   [Map]
Crewsville   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Fishpond   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Flint Hill   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Fuller   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Goodwater   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Indian Hills   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Jon   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Liberty   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Parish Hills   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Sunny Level   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   NE   25 miles [40.2 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 Socapatoy.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Socapatoy. 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   NW   56 miles [90.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   104 miles [167.4 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   174 miles [280 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   185 miles [297.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ENE   41 miles [66 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ESE   73 miles [117.5 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   W   90 miles [144.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   NE   25 miles [40.2 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
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [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
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Auburn - Opelika Airport   (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]
        Website for Auburn - Opelika Robert G. Pitts 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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville 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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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The Communities of Alabama

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About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Socapatoy. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9865, Longitude: -86.0672     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Socapatoy 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 Socapatoy), 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 Socapatoy.