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The location of Trio

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Trio ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the north of Trio. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the northwest of Trio 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 and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,489   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,413   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,606   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Selma   [Map]   18,983   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,540   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Brent   [Map]   4,919   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Brierfield   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Centreville   [Map]   2,708   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
East Town   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Eddings   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Italian Town   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lawley   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Maplesville   [Map]   703   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Oakley   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Oakmulgee   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Randolph   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Scottsville   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Stanton   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
West Blocton   [Map]   1,263   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Wilton   [Map]   682   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Bibb County ...

Trio is located in Bibb County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Bibb County: Chilton, Hale, Jefferson, Perry, Shelby & Tuscaloosa.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Trio ...

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.

Active   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast of Trio   [Map]
Gary Springs   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Maud   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Pratt Ferry (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Randolph   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Sand Mountain   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Sixmile   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Tabernacle   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Tucker   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Youngbloods Ferry   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   WNW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Craig Fld.(ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   SEM   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   WSW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WNW   40 miles [64.4 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 Trio.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Trio. 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   47 miles [75.6 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   158 miles [254.3 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   168 miles [270.4 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   170 miles [273.6 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   222 miles [357.3 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   224 miles [360.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WNW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SE   55 miles [88.5 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   E   97 miles [156.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   WNW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Craig Fld.(ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   SEM   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   WSW   40 miles [64.4 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
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
        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 Bibb County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bibb County: www.co.bibb.ga.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 Trio.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trio. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9123, Longitude: -87.0247     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Trio 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 Trio), 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 Trio.