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Introduction ...

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

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Around Womack ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the west of where Womack would have been located. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the southwest of Womack and has a population of 85,000 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 Womack and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,783   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,657   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,823   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexandria   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Blue Mountain   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Blue Springs   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bynum   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cobb Town   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cochran Springs   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Eastaboga   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Grant Town   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hobson City   [Map]   761   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   6,491   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Munford   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ohatchee   [Map]   1,138   N   5 miles [8 km]
Ragland   [Map]   1,697   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Saks   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Wellington   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Calhoun County ...

Womack would have been located within present day Calhoun County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Calhoun County: Cherokee, Cleburne, Etowah, Saint Clair & Talladega.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Womack ...

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.

Blue Eye (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South of Womack   [Map]
Boiling Springs   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Boozer (Historic)   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Chigger Ridge (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Francis   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Francis Ferry   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Martins Mill   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Peaceburg   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Plum Springs   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Polkville (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Refuge   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Ten Islands   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   ENE   15 miles [24.1 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   SSE   31 miles [49.9 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 Womack.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Womack. 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   WSW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   91 miles [146.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SE   54 miles [86.9 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNW   77 miles [123.9 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   97 miles [156.1 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSW   99 miles [159.3 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SE   103 miles [165.8 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNE   103 miles [165.8 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NW   115 miles [185.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   ENE   15 miles [24.1 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   SSE   31 miles [49.9 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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        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
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [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
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery 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 Womack.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Womack. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7029, Longitude: -86.0208     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Womack 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 Womack), 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 Womack.