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The Village, Alabama

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The location of The Village

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to The Village.

This page contains six sections:

Around The Village ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Selma. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the east of The Village. Selma has a population of 18,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Demopolis. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the west of The Village and has a population of 6,900 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 as if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Brent   [Map]   4,864   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Butler   [Map]   1,738   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Camden   [Map]   1,845   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Centreville   [Map]   2,680   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Coaling   [Map]   1,660   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,687   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,314   N   18 miles [29 km]
Linden   [Map]   1,936   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,333   W   41 miles [66 km]
Marion   [Map]   3,314   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,446   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   3,943   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,320   NW   Less than 2 miles
Valley Grande   [Map]   3,713   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
York   [Map]   2,280   W   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Alberta   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Arcola   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Browns   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Catherine   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Dayton   [Map]   47   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Faunsdale   [Map]   93   W   5 miles [8 km]
Freetown   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Gallion   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Marion Junction   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Newbern   [Map]   175   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Orrville   [Map]   178   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Prairieville   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Providence   [Map]   204   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Safford   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Thomaston   [Map]   386   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Perry County ...

The Village is located in Perry County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Perry County: Bibb, Chilton, Dallas, Hale & Marengo.

Curious and Interesting Names Near The Village ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for The Village.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around The Village. 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 The Village. 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, attractions 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 The Village ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Vaiden Fld. (FAA ID: A08)   [Map]   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Greensboro Muni. (FAA ID: 7A0)   [Map]   NNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Demopolis Muni. (FAA ID: DYA)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Craig Fld. (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Pine Hill Muni. (FAA ID: 71A)   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Camden Muni. (FAA ID: 61A)   [Map]   SSE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Eutaw Muni. (FAA ID: 3A7)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to The Village.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from The Village. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   NNE   88 miles [141.6 km]
Pensacola Rgnl.  (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   S   137 miles [220.5 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl.  (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   SSE   146 miles [235 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.  (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ENE   195 miles [313.8 km]
Memphis Intl.  (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   NW   229 miles [368.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl. (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   N   54 miles [86.9 km]
Montgomery Rgnl.  (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   E   64 miles [103 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Vaiden Fld. (FAA ID: A08)   [Map]   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Greensboro Muni. (FAA ID: 7A0)   [Map]   NNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Demopolis Muni. (FAA ID: DYA)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Craig Fld. (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Pine Hill Muni. (FAA ID: 71A)   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Camden Muni. (FAA ID: 61A)   [Map]   SSE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Eutaw Muni. (FAA ID: 3A7)   [Map]   NW   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       FlightAware       FlightStats
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
  Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
  Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
  Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
  Website for Memphis International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
  Website for Nashville International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
  Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Perry County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Perry County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for The Village.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for The Village. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from The Village

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in The Village. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4418, Longitude: -87.4953     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for The Village 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to The Village), 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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