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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Center West.

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Around Center West ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Newnan (GA). It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the east of Center West. Newnan (GA) has a population of 37,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Gadsden. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the northwest of Center West and has a population of 36,100 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 Center West and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexander City   [Map]   14,718   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,347   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,222   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   6,524   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,593   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,249   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,646   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,580   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Southside   [Map]   8,572   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,657   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,709   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Carrollton (GA)   [Map]   26,203   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   9,841   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
LaGrange (GA)   [Map]   30,695   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Villa Rica (GA)   [Map]   14,904   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Abel   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Arbacoochee   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Barfield   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cragford   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
De Armanville   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Delta   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Elder   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Heflin   [Map]   3,499   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hollis Crossroads   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Lineville   [Map]   2,319   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Micaville   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Morrison Crossroad   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Newell   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Wedowee   [Map]   809   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Woodland   [Map]   183   E   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Randolph County ...

Center West is located in Randolph County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Randolph County: Chambers, Clay, Cleburne, Tallapoosa, Carroll (GA), Heard (GA) & Troup (GA).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Center West ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   WNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
West Georgia Rgnl.   [Map]   CTJ   ENE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SW   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 Center West.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Center West. 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   W   64 miles [103 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   70 miles [112.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SSE   75 miles [120.7 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSW   90 miles [144.8 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NW   105 miles [169 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNE   112 miles [180.2 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   W   115 miles [185.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   WNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
West Georgia Rgnl.   [Map]   CTJ   ENE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SW   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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [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
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
La Grange - Callaway Airport   (ICAO: KLGC)   [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
 
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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

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 Center West.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Center West. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4412, Longitude: -85.6333     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Center West 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 Center West), 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 Center West.



 
 
 

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