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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Sprott ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the northwest of Sprott. Tuscaloosa has a population of 99,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Prattville. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the east of Sprott and has a population of 35,600 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 Sprott and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Brent   [Map]   4,919   N   18 miles [29 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,489   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,846   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Columbiana   [Map]   4,539   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Demopolis   [Map]   7,019   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,749   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Marion   [Map]   3,432   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,413   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Montevallo   [Map]   6,723   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Selma   [Map]   18,983   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Valley Grande   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Browns   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Centreville   [Map]   2,708   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
East Town   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fremont   [Map]   ---   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,365   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Jones   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lawley   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Maplesville   [Map]   703   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Marion Junction   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Newbern   [Map]   178   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Oakmulgee   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Plantersville   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Stanton   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Sunset Mill Village   [Map]   ---   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
The Village   [Map]   ---   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]

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

Perry County ...

Sprott is located in Perry County.

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sprott ...

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.

Curbville   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West of Sprott   [Map]
Harrisburg   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Ironville   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Marion   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Norman   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Oak Grove (Historic)   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Panhandle   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Stonewall   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Craig Fld.(ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   SEM   SSE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   ENE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   WNW   38 miles [61.2 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 Sprott.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sprott. 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   NNE   67 miles [107.8 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   152 miles [244.6 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   156 miles [251.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   174 miles [280 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   227 miles [365.3 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   240 miles [386.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NNW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   ESE   54 miles [86.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Craig Fld.(ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   SEM   SSE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   ENE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   WNW   38 miles [61.2 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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
        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
 
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 Sprott. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Perry County: www.perrycounty-al.org/

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 Sprott.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sprott. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sprott

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sprott. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6765, Longitude: -87.2217     [Map].

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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 Sprott), 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 Sprott.