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Introduction ...

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

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Around Sumterville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Meridian (MS). It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the southwest of Sumterville. Meridian (MS) has a population of 39,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Demopolis. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the southeast of Sumterville and has a population of 7,000 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 Sumterville and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Aliceville   [Map]   2,357   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Butler   [Map]   1,773   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,749   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Gordo   [Map]   1,672   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,365   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Linden   [Map]   1,988   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,454   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,436   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Reform   [Map]   1,616   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,388   SE   46 miles [74 km]
York   [Map]   2,373   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Brooksville (MS)   [Map]   1,169   NW   41 miles [66 km]
De Kalb (MS)   [Map]   1,045   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Macon (MS)   [Map]   2,614   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Marion (MS)   [Map]   1,555   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Arrington   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bellamy   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Boligee   [Map]   306   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Clinton   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cuba   [Map]   317   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Emelle   [Map]   50   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Epes   [Map]   181   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gainesville   [Map]   195   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Geiger   [Map]   159   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Intercourse   [Map]   ---   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Moore Town   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Panola   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
West Greene   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Electric Mills (MS)   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Scooba (MS)   [Map]   697   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Sumter County ...

Sumterville is located in Sumter County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Sumter County: Choctaw, Greene, Marengo, Pickens, Kemper (MS), Lauderdale (MS) & Noxubee (MS).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sumterville ...

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.

Braggville   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the East of Sumterville   [Map]
Craigs Ferry   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Electric Mills (MS)   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Five Points   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Fowler   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Geiger   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Hillman Ferry   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Lizzieville   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Lukes Landing   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Moore Town   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Old Scooba (MS) (Historic)   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Porterville (MS)   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Yanceys Ferry (MS)   -   13 miles [20.9 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 Sumterville.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   ENE   23 miles [37 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Macon Muni.   [Map]   20M   NNW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Key Fld.(MEI/KMEI)   [Map]   MEI   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   S   41 miles [66 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 Sumterville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sumterville. 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   NE   104 miles [167.4 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSE   166 miles [267.2 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   183 miles [294.5 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NNW   189 miles [304.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   229 miles [368.5 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   251 miles [403.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl. (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]   PIB   SW   107 miles [172.2 km]
Jackson - Evers Intl. (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]   JAN   WSW   110 miles [177 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   ESE   111 miles [178.6 km]
Hattiesburg Muni. (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]   HBG   SSW   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   ENE   23 miles [37 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Macon Muni.   [Map]   20M   NNW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Key Fld.(MEI/KMEI)   [Map]   MEI   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   S   41 miles [66 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
 
Hattiesburg Muni.   (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Key Fld.   (MEI/KMEI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [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
 
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport   (UBS/KUBS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Golden Triangle Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGTR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Louisville Winston Co. Airport   (ICAO: KLMS)   [Map]
        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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta 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
 
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jackson - Evers Intl.   (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]
        Website for Jackson - Evers 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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sumterville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7118, Longitude: -88.2389     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sumterville 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 Sumterville), 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 Sumterville.