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Elyton, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

Around Elyton ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It lies just northeast of Elyton. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the southwest of Elyton and has a population of 98,300 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 Elyton and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   N   46 miles [74 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,848   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,710   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,071   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   E   5 miles [8 km]
Northport   [Map]   24,772   W   46 miles [74 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,709   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,023   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Cahaba Heights   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Docena   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Edgewater   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
English Village   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Fairfield Village   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,907   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Forestdale   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Hooper City   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Mason City   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
McDonald Chapel   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Midfield   [Map]   5,222   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Mountain Brook Village   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pratt City   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Roosevelt-Cairo Village   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Vulcan City   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Jefferson County ...

Elyton is located in Jefferson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jefferson County: Bibb, Blount, Saint Clair, Shelby, Tuscaloosa & Walker.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Elyton ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   S   22 miles [35.4 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 Elyton.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Elyton. 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   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   139 miles [223.7 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   181 miles [291.3 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   208 miles [334.7 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   209 miles [336.4 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   210 miles [338 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   78 miles [125.5 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   86 miles [138.4 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   88 miles [141.6 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   96 miles [154.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SSW   41 miles [66 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NE   41 miles [66 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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        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
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [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
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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 Elyton.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elyton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5015, Longitude: -86.8408     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Elyton 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 Elyton), 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 Elyton.



 
 
 

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