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Introduction ...

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

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Around Wallace Ferry ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the northeast of Wallace Ferry. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It lies just southwest of Wallace Ferry and has a population of 99,500 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,489   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,783   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   E   23 miles [37 km]
Irondale   [Map]   12,359   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   E   39 miles [62.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Abernant   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Alberta City   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Brookwood   [Map]   1,827   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bull City   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Coaling   [Map]   1,642   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cottondale   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Holt   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ingleside Village   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kellerman   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lake Front Village   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Peterson   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Sahama Village   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Samantha   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Vance   [Map]   1,501   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wood Village   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Tuscaloosa County ...

Wallace Ferry is located in Tuscaloosa County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Tuscaloosa County: Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Jefferson & Pickens.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wallace 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.

Cherrywood   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest of Wallace Ferry   [Map]
Cottondale   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Covey Chase   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Deep Wood   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Elm Ridge   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Fleetwood   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Green Grove   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
High Point   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hillview   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Hurricane Hills   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Kennedy Park   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Lynn Haven   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Mariners Cove   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Old Mill Trace   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Riverchase   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Wood Village   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Yacht Club Bay   -   5 miles [8 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 Wallace Ferry.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   ESE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   ENE   41 miles [66 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   N   41 miles [66 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 Wallace Ferry.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Wallace 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   41 miles [66 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   173 miles [278.4 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   189 miles [304.2 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   196 miles [315.4 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   198 miles [318.7 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   202 miles [325.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SE   91 miles [146.5 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNE   98 miles [157.7 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   N   99 miles [159.3 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   E   118 miles [189.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   ESE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   N   41 miles [66 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   SSW   46 miles [74 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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County 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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional 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
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

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 Wallace Ferry.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wallace Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3132, Longitude: -87.4072     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wallace 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 Wallace 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 Wallace Ferry.