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Introduction ...

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

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Around Hanceville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the south of Hanceville. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntsville. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the north of Hanceville and has a population of 193,000 people.

For comparison, Hanceville has a population of 3,300 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 Hanceville and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Athens   [Map]   25,393   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Decatur   [Map]   55,072   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   S   41 miles [66 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   S   46 miles [74 km]
Madison   [Map]   47,959   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   S   42 miles [67.6 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bangor   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Blount Springs   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Blountsville   [Map]   1,694   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bremen   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   1,313   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Colony   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Dodge City   [Map]   606   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
East Point   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Garden City   [Map]   498   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Good Hope   [Map]   2,288   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gum Springs   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Hayden   [Map]   1,338   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Holly Pond   [Map]   815   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Nectar   [Map]   344   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
White City   [Map]   ---   N   2 miles [3.2 km]

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

Cullman County ...

Hanceville is located in Cullman County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Cullman County: Blount, Lawrence, Marshall, Morgan, Walker & Winston.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hanceville ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Berlin   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North of Hanceville   [Map]
Bolte   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Center Community   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Damascus   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Dodge City   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Garden City   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Good Hope   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Gum Springs   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
High Rock   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Joy   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Mountain Grove   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
River Bend   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Sky Ball   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Steppville   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hanceville ...

Looking for more information about Hanceville? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Hanceville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Hanceville.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Alabama

    Alabama Tourism
    Alabama Parks

    Fishing in Alabama
    Hunting in Alabama

TripAdvisor Link to:

    Alabama Statewide Tourism
    Hanceville Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Hanceville


National Park System (NPS) - Parks, Monuments & Preserves

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Alabama

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Alabama

Airports Near Hanceville ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   ESE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   WNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   ENE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   WSW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   S   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 Hanceville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Hanceville. 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   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   137 miles [220.5 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   142 miles [228.5 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   194 miles [312.2 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   197 miles [317 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NW   67 miles [107.8 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SW   75 miles [120.7 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SE   103 miles [165.8 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NE   111 miles [178.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   ESE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   WNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   ENE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   WSW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   NE   36 miles [57.9 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
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [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
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Cullman County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cullman County: www.co.cullman.al.us/

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 Hanceville.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hanceville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hanceville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hanceville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0639, Longitude: -86.7636     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hanceville 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 Hanceville), 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 Hanceville.



 
 
 

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