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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Cottage Grove.

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Around Cottage Grove ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the south of Cottage Grove. Montgomery has a population of 201,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Auburn. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the southeast of Cottage Grove and has a population of 62,100 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 are driving it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Alexander City   [Map]   14,718   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,213   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Chelsea   [Map]   12,059   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,844   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,314   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Montevallo   [Map]   6,648   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Opelika   [Map]   29,527   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,274   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,420   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,657   N   23 miles [37 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,709   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,817   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   7,994   S   22 miles [35.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Eclectic   [Map]   1,029   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Equality   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Goodwater   [Map]   1,343   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hackneyville   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hissop   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hollins   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Jacksons' Gap   [Map]   802   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Kellyton   [Map]   200   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mount Olive   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Our Town   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Ray   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Rockford   [Map]   449   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Stewartville   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Titus   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Weogufka   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Coosa County ...

Cottage Grove is located in Coosa County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Coosa County: Chilton, Clay, Elmore, Shelby, Talladega & Tallapoosa.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Cottage Grove ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   ENE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   NNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   SSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   ---   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   NNE   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 Cottage Grove.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Cottage Grove. 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   NW   60 miles [96.6 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   111 miles [178.6 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   165 miles [265.5 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   175 miles [281.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSW   41 miles [66 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ENE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ESE   72 miles [115.9 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WNW   89 miles [143.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   ENE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   NNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   SSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   ---   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   NNE   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
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional 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
 
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
 
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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cottage Grove.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cottage Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8557, Longitude: -86.1225     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cottage Grove 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 Cottage Grove), 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 Cottage Grove.



 
 
 

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