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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 19,000 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 7,000 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 starting from The Village and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Brent   [Map]   4,919   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Butler   [Map]   1,773   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Camden   [Map]   1,919   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Centreville   [Map]   2,708   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Coaling   [Map]   1,642   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,749   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,365   N   18 miles [29 km]
Linden   [Map]   1,988   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,454   W   41 miles [66 km]
Marion   [Map]   3,432   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,436   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   4,002   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,388   NW   Less than 2 miles
Valley Grande   [Map]   ---   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
York   [Map]   2,373   W   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
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]   49   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Faunsdale   [Map]   92   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]   178   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Orrville   [Map]   186   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Prairieville   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Providence   [Map]   210   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Safford   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Thomaston   [Map]   391   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 ...

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.

Freetown   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South of The Village   [Map]
Hillcrest   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Laneville   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Lyon (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Marshall   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Rabbityard   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Sugarville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Sunshine   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Trinity   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Uniontown   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 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 The Village ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   NNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Craig Fld.(ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   SEM   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Camden Muni.   [Map]   61A   SSE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   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 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 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)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNE   88 miles [141.6 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   137 miles [220.5 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   146 miles [235 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   195 miles [313.8 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   229 miles [368.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

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

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   NNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Craig Fld.(ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   SEM   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Camden Muni.   [Map]   61A   SSE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [Map]
        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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta 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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville 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
 

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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: www.perrycounty-al.org/

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 The Village.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in The Village. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 for our own planning, 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 that we are using 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>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 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for The Village.