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Tucker Crossroads, Alabama

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Tucker Crossroads.

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Around Tucker Crossroads ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Rome (GA). It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the northeast of Tucker Crossroads. Rome (GA) has a population of 36,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Gadsden. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the west of Tucker Crossroads and has a population of 35,800 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   N   23 miles [37 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,657   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,531   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Southside   [Map]   8,600   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Calhoun (GA)   [Map]   16,445   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Carrollton (GA)   [Map]   26,562   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Cartersville (GA)   [Map]   20,753   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   9,799   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dallas (GA)   [Map]   13,108   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Villa Rica (GA)   [Map]   15,201   SE   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Ballplay   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Banner   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Borden Springs   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]   1,790   N   5 miles [8 km]
Centre   [Map]   3,555   W   5 miles [8 km]
Dailey   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gaylesville   [Map]   143   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Howells Crossroads   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Kirk's Grove   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Leesburg   [Map]   1,008   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Piedmont   [Map]   4,666   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rock Run   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sand Rock   [Map]   555   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Spring Garden   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cave Spring (GA)   [Map]   1,154   E   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Cherokee County ...

Tucker Crossroads is located in Cherokee County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Cherokee County: Calhoun, Cleburne, DeKalb, Etowah, Chattooga (GA), Floyd (GA) & Polk (GA).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Tucker Crossroads ...

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.

Alexis   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast of Tucker Crossroads   [Map]
Cedar Bluff   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Centre   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Cornwall   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Cornwall Furnace   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Frog Mountain   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Key   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Kirk's Grove   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Noah   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Pathkiller Cove   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Pope   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Sandy Springs   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Turkey Town (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 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 Tucker Crossroads.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   WNW   3 miles [4.8 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 Tucker Crossroads.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Tucker Crossroads. 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
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   74 miles [119.1 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   WSW   78 miles [125.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNE   65 miles [104.6 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   S   70 miles [112.7 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   WNW   76 miles [122.3 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SSE   117 miles [188.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   WNW   3 miles [4.8 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.

Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Richard B. Russell Airport   (ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        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
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        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
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        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
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        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
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Cherokee County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tucker Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1351, Longitude: -85.5719     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tucker Crossroads 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 Tucker Crossroads), 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 Tucker Crossroads.