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Introduction ...

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

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Around Brassell ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 13 miles [20 km] to the west of Brassell. Montgomery has a population of 200,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Auburn. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the northeast of Brassell and has a population of 63,100 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 starting from Brassell and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexander City   [Map]   14,773   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,846   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Clayton   [Map]   2,904   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Dadeville   [Map]   3,128   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
LaFayette   [Map]   2,968   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,825   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,413   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Opelika   [Map]   29,869   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,777   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,606   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Tallassee   [Map]   4,759   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Troy   [Map]   19,191   S   41 miles [66 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,722   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,749   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   8,219   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Blue Ridge   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cecil   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Claud   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
East Tallassee   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Eclectic   [Map]   1,026   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fitzpatrick   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Franklin   [Map]   132   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hardaway   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kent   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mount Meigs   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
New Town   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Shorter   [Map]   427   E   5 miles [8 km]
Sunshine Village   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Tallapoosa City   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Waugh   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]

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

Montgomery County ...

Brassell is located in Montgomery County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Montgomery County: Autauga, Bullock, Crenshaw, Elmore, Lowndes, Macon & Pike.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brassell ...

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   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West of Brassell   [Map]
Cecil   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Cooks   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Foxchase   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Foxwood   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Foxwood Trace   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Freeport   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Halcyon   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Hidden Forest   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Liberty   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
London   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Merry   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Shorter   -   5 miles [8 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 Brassell.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Brassell. 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 Brassell. 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
    Alabama Parks

    Fishing in Alabama
    Hunting in Alabama


National Park System (NPS) - Parks, Monuments & Preserves

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 Brassell ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   ENE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   WNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   ---   NE   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 Brassell.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Brassell. 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   NNW   90 miles [144.8 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NE   126 miles [202.8 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSW   135 miles [217.3 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   149 miles [239.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   NE   63 miles [101.4 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   E   64 miles [103 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SSE   82 miles [132 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WNW   107 miles [172.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   ENE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   WNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   ---   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   N   35 miles [56.3 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
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [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
 
Auburn - Opelika Airport   (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]
        Website for Auburn - Opelika Robert G. Pitts 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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville 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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional 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
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Alabama

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Montgomery County: www.mc-ala.org/

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 Brassell.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brassell. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3996, Longitude: -86.0402     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brassell 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 Brassell), 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 Brassell.



 
 
 

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