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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Vina ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Florence. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the northeast of Vina. Florence has a population of 39,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tupelo (MS). It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the west of Vina and has a population of 38,100 people.

For comparison, Vina has a population of 360 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 Vina and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Fayette   [Map]   4,350   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Haleyville   [Map]   3,982   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,646   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   14,022   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,697   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   8,930   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,398   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,468   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Aberdeen (MS)   [Map]   5,328   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Amory (MS)   [Map]   6,958   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Baldwyn (MS)   [Map]   3,304   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Booneville (MS)   [Map]   8,693   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Corinth (MS)   [Map]   14,643   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]   4,011   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Saltillo (MS)   [Map]   4,987   W   36 miles [57.9 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bear Creek   [Map]   1,042   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Belgreen   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Burntout   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Hackleburg   [Map]   1,467   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hodges   [Map]   281   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Phil Campbell   [Map]   1,253   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Red Bay   [Map]   3,086   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Spruce Pine   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Weston   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Belmont (MS)   [Map]   2,025   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Dennis (MS)   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Golden (MS)   [Map]   191   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Oakland (MS)   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Tishomingo (MS)   [Map]   334   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tremont (MS)   [Map]   467   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Franklin County ...

Vina is located in Franklin County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Franklin County: Colbert, Lawrence, Marion, Winston, Itawamba (MS) & Tishomingo (MS).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Vina ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   S   18 miles [29 km]
Fulton - Itawamba Co. Airport   [Map]   11M   W   18 miles [29 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   ENE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   ESE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   NNW   28 miles [45.1 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 Vina.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Vina. 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   SE   93 miles [149.7 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   118 miles [189.9 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   143 miles [230.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   213 miles [342.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ENE   75 miles [120.7 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SSE   83 miles [133.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   S   18 miles [29 km]
Fulton - Itawamba Co. Airport   [Map]   11M   W   18 miles [29 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   ENE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   ESE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   NNW   28 miles [45.1 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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta 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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Alabama

About Franklin County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Vina. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Vina) 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 Vina. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Vina

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vina. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3744, Longitude: -88.0561     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Vina 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 Vina), 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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