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Introduction ...

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

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Around Westhill ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tuscaloosa. It lies just east of Westhill. Tuscaloosa has a population of 99,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Alabaster. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the east of Westhill and has a population of 32,900 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 Westhill and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Adamsville   [Map]   4,360   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   E   41 miles [66 km]
Brent   [Map]   4,919   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,807   E   46 miles [74 km]
Fayette   [Map]   4,432   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Marion   [Map]   3,432   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Midfield   [Map]   5,171   E   46 miles [74 km]
Montevallo   [Map]   6,723   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pleasant Grove   [Map]   10,177   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,531   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Columbus (MS)   [Map]   24,561   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alberta City   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Buhl   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Coker   [Map]   985   S   Less than 2 miles
Cottondale   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Echola   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Elrod   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Foster's   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gordo   [Map]   1,672   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Holt   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ingleside Village   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lake Front Village   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Peterson   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sahama Village   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Samantha   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Wood Village   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Tuscaloosa County ...

Westhill 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 Westhill ...

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.

Chapelwood   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East of Westhill   [Map]
Chestnut Hill   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Coker   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Crestdale   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Fairlawn   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Flatwoods   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Forest Green   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Forest Green Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Gardendale   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Greenview   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Harperwood   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Hays Court   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Hightown   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Highview   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Pine Circle   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Roselawn   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Royal Pines   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Sanders Ferry   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Snow Terrace   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Twin Manor   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   ESE   4 miles [6.4 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   WNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   WSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   SSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   S   39 miles [62.8 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 Westhill.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Westhill. 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   57 miles [91.7 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   180 miles [289.7 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   189 miles [304.2 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   194 miles [312.2 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   202 miles [325.1 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   206 miles [331.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   ESE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SE   99 miles [159.3 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   N   103 miles [165.8 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNE   108 miles [173.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   WNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   WSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   SSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   ESE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport(UBS/KUBS)   [Map]   UBS   WNW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   E   43 miles [69.2 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
 
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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional 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
 
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
 
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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Tuscaloosa County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westhill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2512, Longitude: -87.6833     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Westhill 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 Westhill), 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 Westhill.