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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Chambers Springs.

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Around Chambers Springs ...

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

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the west of Chambers Springs and has a population of 84,800 people.

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

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   W   46 miles [74 km]
Alexander City   [Map]   14,718   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,347   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,213   W   41 miles [66 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   36,084   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,249   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   W   41 miles [66 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,646   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,709   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,023   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   W   41 miles [66 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alpine   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ashland   [Map]   1,983   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bon Air   [Map]   114   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Comerdale   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Goodwater   [Map]   1,343   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hollins   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lineville   [Map]   2,319   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mignon   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Millerville   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mount Olive   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Oak Grove   [Map]   517   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Sycamore   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,657   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Waldo   [Map]   278   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Winterboro   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Clay County ...

Chambers Springs is located in Clay County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Clay County: Cleburne, Coosa, Randolph, Talladega & Tallapoosa.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Chambers Springs ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   WSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   NNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   NNE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   S   26 miles [41.8 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 Chambers Springs.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Chambers Springs. 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   WNW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   95 miles [152.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSW   71 miles [114.3 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SE   83 miles [133.6 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   W   90 miles [144.8 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNW   101 miles [162.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   WSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   NNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   NNE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   S   26 miles [41.8 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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [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
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County Airport
        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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Chambers Springs. 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 Chambers Springs.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chambers Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2921, Longitude: -86.0405     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chambers Springs 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 Chambers Springs), 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 Chambers Springs.



 
 
 

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