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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Wootens ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Selma. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the east of where Wootens would have been located. Selma has a population of 19,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Demopolis. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the northwest of Wootens and has a population of 7,000 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Butler   [Map]   1,773   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Camden   [Map]   1,919   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,749   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,365   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Grove Hill   [Map]   1,478   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Linden   [Map]   1,988   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,454   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Marion   [Map]   3,432   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,436   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Pine Hill   [Map]   912   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   4,002   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,388   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Valley Grande   [Map]   ---   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
White Hall   [Map]   804   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
York   [Map]   2,373   W   45 miles [72.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alberta   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Anne Manie   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Arlington   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Catherine   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Dayton   [Map]   49   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Faunsdale   [Map]   92   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Freetown   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Kimbrough   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Magnolia   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Millers Ferry   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Providence   [Map]   210   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Safford   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Thomaston   [Map]   391   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
The Village   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Vineland   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Marengo County ...

Wootens would have been located within present day Marengo County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marengo County: Choctaw, Clarke, Dallas, Greene, Hale, Perry, Sumter & Wilcox.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wootens ...

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.

Alberta   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East of Wootens   [Map]
Boiling Springs   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Catherine   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Donald   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Flatwood   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Freetown   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Half Chance   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Hugo   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Kings (Historic)   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Lyon (Historic)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Magnolia   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Prairie   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Camden Muni.   [Map]   61A   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   WSW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Craig Fld.(ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   SEM   E   34 miles [54.7 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 Wootens.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Wootens. 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   NNE   101 miles [162.5 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   125 miles [201.2 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   137 miles [220.5 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   205 miles [329.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   N   66 miles [106.2 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   E   68 miles [109.4 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   SSW   115 miles [185.1 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SSW   116 miles [186.7 km]
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl. (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]   PIB   WSW   117 miles [188.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Camden Muni.   [Map]   61A   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   WSW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Craig Fld.(ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   SEM   E   34 miles [54.7 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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
        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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta 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
 
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
 
Mobile Rgnl.   (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]
        Website for Mobile Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Alabama

About Marengo County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Wootens.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wootens. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2638, Longitude: -87.5736     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wootens 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 Wootens), 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 Wootens.