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Weeping Oaks, Alabama

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Weeping Oaks.

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Around Weeping Oaks ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the north of Weeping Oaks. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the west of Weeping Oaks 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 starting from Weeping Oaks and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   E   46 miles [74 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Brantleyville   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Brighton   [Map]   2,833   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Dolomite   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   ---   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Indian Springs Village   [Map]   2,544   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Industrial City   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lipscomb   [Map]   2,133   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Maylene   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
McCalla   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Midfield   [Map]   5,171   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
New Village   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Roosevelt-Cairo Village   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Saginaw   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Shannon   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Siluria   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Shelby County ...

Weeping Oaks is located in Shelby County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Shelby County: Bibb, Chilton, Coosa, Jefferson, Saint Clair & Talladega.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Weeping Oaks ...

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.

Chestnut Glen   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest of Weeping Oaks   [Map]
Eden Ridge   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Greenwood   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Helena   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
High Point   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Hilltop   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Hopewell   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Mars Hill   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Paramount   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Rolling Ridge   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Roy Ford   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Shades Run   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Shadywood   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Whispering Oaks   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   W   Less than 2 miles
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNE   18 miles [29 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SSW   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 Weeping Oaks.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Weeping Oaks. 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
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNE   18 miles [29 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   143 miles [230.1 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   194 miles [312.2 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   196 miles [315.4 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   197 miles [317 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   212 miles [341.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   W   41 miles [66 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   75 miles [120.7 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   E   89 miles [143.2 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   91 miles [146.5 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   106 miles [170.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   W   Less than 2 miles
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SSW   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
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta 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
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [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
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        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
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Shelby County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Shelby 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 Weeping Oaks.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Weeping Oaks. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3168, Longitude: -86.8939     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Weeping Oaks 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 Weeping Oaks), 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 Weeping Oaks.