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Tannehill, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Tannehill ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the northeast of Tannehill. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the west of Tannehill and has a population of 99,500 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 Tannehill and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,489   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,783   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   NE   23 miles [37 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Abernant   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Adger   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Eddings   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Green Pond   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Italian Town   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Kimbrell   [Map]   ---   NE   Less than 2 miles
Lake View   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
McCalla   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
North Bibb   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
North Johns   [Map]   141   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sawmill Town   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Vance   [Map]   1,501   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
West Blocton   [Map]   1,263   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Woodstock   [Map]   1,569   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Tuscaloosa County ...

Tannehill is located in Tuscaloosa County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Tuscaloosa County: Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Jefferson & Pickens.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Tannehill ...

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.

Bibbville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest of Tannehill   [Map]
Black Diamond   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Booth Ford   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Bucksville   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Caffee Junction   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Chambers   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Flint Hill   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Fox Trace   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Gray Hill   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Green Pond   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hebron   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Hickory Grove   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Johns   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Lake View   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Loveless Park   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Masena   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Pleasant Hill   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Red Hill Heights   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Summit Farm   -   6 miles [9.7 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 Tannehill.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   ENE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   ESE   18 miles [29 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   W   30 miles [48.3 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 Tannehill.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Tannehill. 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
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   154 miles [247.8 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   192 miles [309 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   194 miles [312.2 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   199 miles [320.3 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   206 miles [331.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   77 miles [123.9 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   96 miles [154.5 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   E   99 miles [159.3 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   106 miles [170.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   ENE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   ESE   18 miles [29 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   S   22 miles [35.4 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
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        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
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        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 Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        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
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Tuscaloosa County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tannehill. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

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 Tannehill.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tannehill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2604, Longitude: -87.0800     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tannehill 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 Tannehill), 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 Tannehill.