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 The location of Enterprise 

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Enterprise ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the southeast of Enterprise. Montgomery has a population of 201,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the north of Enterprise and has a population of 84,800 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 and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Alexander City   [Map]   14,718   E   41 miles [66 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,213   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Chelsea   [Map]   12,059   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,844   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,314   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,274   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,420   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Selma   [Map]   19,519   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,657   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   7,994   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Billingsley   [Map]   141   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Booth   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Deatsville   [Map]   1,157   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Holtville   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Jemison   [Map]   2,619   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Maplesville   [Map]   704   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Marbury   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mountain Creek   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pine Level   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Plantersville   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Stanton   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Thorsby   [Map]   2,044   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Titus   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Verbena   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
White City   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Chilton County ...

Enterprise is located in Chilton County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Chilton County: Autauga, Bibb, Coosa, Dallas, Elmore & Shelby.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Enterprise ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   WNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Craig Fld.(ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   SEM   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 Enterprise.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Enterprise. 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   N   57 miles [91.7 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   141 miles [226.9 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   155 miles [249.4 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   159 miles [255.9 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   234 miles [376.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WNW   66 miles [106.2 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ENE   77 miles [123.9 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   E   98 miles [157.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   WNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Craig Fld.(ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   SEM   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   NNE   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
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan 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
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [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
 
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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 

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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 Enterprise.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Enterprise. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7349, Longitude: -86.6180     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Enterprise 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 Enterprise), 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 Enterprise.



 
 
 

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