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Introduction ...

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

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Around White Oaks ...

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

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the south of White Oaks and has a population of 85,000 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
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   S   19 miles [30.6 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Ayres   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Chalkville   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Clay   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
County Line   [Map]   260   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Crosston   [Map]   ---   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Grayson Valley   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Kimberly   [Map]   2,964   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Majestic   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Masseyline   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Morris   [Map]   1,933   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
New Castle   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Palmerdale   [Map]   ---   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Pinson   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Selfville   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Village Springs   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

Jefferson County ...

White Oaks is located in Jefferson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jefferson County: Bibb, Blount, Saint Clair, Shelby, Tuscaloosa & Walker.

Curious and Interesting Names Near White Oaks ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names 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.

Arrowhead   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South of White Oaks   [Map]
Center Point   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Chalkville   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Clay   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Columbus   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
County Line   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Eagle Ridge   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Kiowa   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Larkwood   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Majestic   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Self Creek   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Selfville   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Sueann   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Sun Valley   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Sunnyside   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Thermal (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Village Springs   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   WNW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   NNW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   ESE   38 miles [61.2 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 White Oaks.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from White 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
Report  
DirectionDistance
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   130 miles [209.2 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   165 miles [265.5 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   207 miles [333.1 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   209 miles [336.4 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   224 miles [360.5 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   226 miles [363.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   62 miles [99.8 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   63 miles [101.4 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   86 miles [138.4 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NW   87 miles [140 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   100 miles [160.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   WNW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   NNW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   ESE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   ENE   38 miles [61.2 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
 
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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
 
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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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 White Oaks.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in White Oaks. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7334, Longitude: -86.6900     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for White 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 White 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 White Oaks.