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Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Boaz ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the northwest of Boaz. Huntsville has a population of 191,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Madison. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the northwest of Boaz and has a population of 47,000 people.

For comparison, Boaz has a population of 9,700 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 drove it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,462   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,347   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Clay   [Map]   9,655   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,150   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   36,084   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,493   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,222   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,593   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,249   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,646   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,580   S   18 miles [29 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,722   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,023   SW   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Cotnam   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Crossville   [Map]   1,848   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Douglas   [Map]   758   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Egypt   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Gregory   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Horton   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ivalee   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mountainboro   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Rabbit Town   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Reece City   [Map]   632   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ridgeville   [Map]   105   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Sardis City   [Map]   1,755   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Walnut Grove   [Map]   685   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Whitesboro   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Wyeth City   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Marshall County ...

Boaz is primarily located in Marshall County. A portion of Boaz extends into Etowah County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marshall County: Blount, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Jackson, Madison & Morgan.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Boaz ...

Looking for more information about Boaz? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Boaz, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Boaz.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Boaz. 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 Boaz. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Airports Near Boaz ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   WNW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   SSE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   ESE   32 miles [51.5 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 Boaz.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Boaz. 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   SW   55 miles [88.5 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   106 miles [170.6 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNW   136 miles [218.9 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   165 miles [265.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NE   78 miles [125.5 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SSE   86 miles [138.4 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WNW   90 miles [144.8 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SW   107 miles [172.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   WNW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   SSE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   ESE   32 miles [51.5 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [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
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International 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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Boaz: www.ci.boaz.al.us/city/

The official website for Marshall County: www.marshallco.org/www/

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 Boaz.

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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 Boaz. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Boaz) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Boaz. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Boaz

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boaz. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2017, Longitude: -86.1539     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Boaz 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 Boaz), 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 Boaz.



 
 
 

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