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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Thompsons Old Ferry.

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Around Thompsons Old Ferry ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the south of Thompsons Old Ferry. Montgomery has a population of 200,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the northwest of Thompsons Old Ferry and has a population of 85,000 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 Thompsons Old Ferry and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Alexander City   [Map]   14,773   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,489   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Chelsea   [Map]   ---   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,846   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,413   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,777   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,606   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Selma   [Map]   18,983   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,540   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,722   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   8,219   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Billingsley   [Map]   141   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Coosada   [Map]   1,244   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Deatsville   [Map]   1,157   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Elmore   [Map]   1,307   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Equality   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hissop   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Holtville   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Marbury   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mountain Creek   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pine Level   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Rockford   [Map]   444   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Titus   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Verbena   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Weogufka   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
White City   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

For more communities neighboring Thompsons Old Ferry, please visit our County-by-County Page for Thompsons Old Ferry.

Elmore County ...

Thompsons Old Ferry is located in Elmore County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Elmore County: Autauga, Chilton, Coosa, Macon, Montgomery & Tallapoosa.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Thompsons Old Ferry ...

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.

Cold Springs   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South of Thompsons Old Ferry   [Map]
Dollar   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Houses Ferry   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Kellys Crossroads   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Knights Ferry   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Lightwood   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Lyle   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Mountain Creek   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Nobles Ferry   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Richville   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Riddle   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Speed   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Travelers Rest   -   5 miles [8 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 Thompsons Old Ferry.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Thompsons Old Ferry. 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 Thompsons Old Ferry. 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 Thompsons Old Ferry ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Thompsons Old Ferry.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   WNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SSW   23 miles [37 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   SSW   23 miles [37 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   31 miles [49.9 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 Thompsons Old Ferry.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Thompsons Old Ferry. 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   NNW   60 miles [96.6 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   127 miles [204.4 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   156 miles [251.1 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   164 miles [263.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ENE   63 miles [101.4 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WNW   78 miles [125.5 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   E   84 miles [135.2 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SSE   112 miles [180.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   WNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SSW   23 miles [37 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   SSW   23 miles [37 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   ESE   33 miles [53.1 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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional 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
 
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
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [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
 
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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 

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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 Thompsons Old Ferry.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thompsons Old Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7507, Longitude: -86.3714     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Thompsons Old Ferry 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 Thompsons Old Ferry), 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 Thompsons Old Ferry.