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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Wall Ferry.

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Around Wall Ferry ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the northeast of Wall Ferry. Tuscaloosa has a population of 99,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Meridian (MS). It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the southwest of Wall Ferry and has a population of 39,100 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 are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Aliceville   [Map]   2,357   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Demopolis   [Map]   7,019   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,749   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Gordo   [Map]   1,672   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,365   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,454   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,436   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
York   [Map]   2,373   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Columbus (MS)   [Map]   24,561   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Louisville (MS)   [Map]   6,324   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Macon (MS)   [Map]   2,614   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Philadelphia (MS)   [Map]   7,361   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Starkville (MS)   [Map]   25,570   NW   46 miles [74 km]
West Point (MS)   [Map]   10,880   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Beaver Town   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Boligee   [Map]   306   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Clinton   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Emelle   [Map]   50   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Epes   [Map]   181   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Gainesville   [Map]   195   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Geiger   [Map]   159   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
McMullen   [Map]   9   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Memphis   [Map]   28   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Panola   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Pickensville   [Map]   574   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
West Greene   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Electric Mills (MS)   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Scooba (MS)   [Map]   697   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Shuqualak (MS)   [Map]   483   W   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Sumter County ...

Wall Ferry is located in Sumter County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Sumter County: Choctaw, Greene, Marengo, Pickens, Kemper (MS), Lauderdale (MS) & Noxubee (MS).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wall Ferry ...

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.

Big Lake (MS) (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest of Wall Ferry   [Map]
Clark   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Cooksville (MS)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Craigs Ferry   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Cross Roads (MS) (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Dancy   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Fair Oaks   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Foxtrap (MS) (Historic)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Geiger   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Old Scooba (MS) (Historic)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Paulette (MS)   -   7 miles [11.3 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 Wall Ferry.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   NNE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Macon Muni.   [Map]   20M   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   NNE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport(UBS/KUBS)   [Map]   UBS   N   36 miles [57.9 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 Wall Ferry.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Wall Ferry. 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   ENE   100 miles [160.9 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NNW   173 miles [278.4 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSE   182 miles [292.9 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   199 miles [320.3 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   230 miles [370.1 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   239 miles [384.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   ENE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Jackson - Evers Intl. (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]   JAN   WSW   110 miles [177 km]
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl. (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]   PIB   SSW   117 miles [188.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   NNE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Macon Muni.   [Map]   20M   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   NNE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport(UBS/KUBS)   [Map]   UBS   N   36 miles [57.9 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
 
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport   (UBS/KUBS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Golden Triangle Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGTR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Louisville Winston Co. Airport   (ICAO: KLMS)   [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
 
Key Fld.   (MEI/KMEI)   [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
 
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
 
Jackson - Evers Intl.   (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]
        Website for Jackson - Evers International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wall Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9390, Longitude: -88.3292     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wall Ferry 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 Wall Ferry), 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 Wall Ferry.