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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Heatherton Heights.

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Around Heatherton Heights ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It lies immediately west of Heatherton Heights. Montgomery has a population of 201,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Auburn. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the northeast of Heatherton Heights and has a population of 62,100 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 from Heatherton Heights and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexander City   [Map]   14,718   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,844   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Dadeville   [Map]   3,150   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,845   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,834   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,314   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,274   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,420   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Selma   [Map]   19,519   W   46 miles [74 km]
Tallassee   [Map]   4,778   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Troy   [Map]   18,853   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,817   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,919   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Valley Grande   [Map]   3,849   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   7,994   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Ada   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Blue Ridge   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cecil   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Coosada   [Map]   1,240   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Elmore   [Map]   1,271   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
English Village   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Gibbs Village   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Highland Village   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hope Hull   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mount Meigs   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
New Town   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pintlala   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sunshine Village   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Waugh   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Young Forte Village   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Montgomery County ...

Heatherton Heights is located in Montgomery County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Montgomery County: Autauga, Bullock, Crenshaw, Elmore, Lowndes, Macon & Pike.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Heatherton Heights ...

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.

Cloverdale   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West of Heatherton Heights   [Map]
Cross Creek   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Executive Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Gay Meadows   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Georgetown   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Green Acres   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Grove Hill   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Halcyon   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Hillcrest   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Hunters Point   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Johnstown   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
King Hill   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Lakeview Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Landmarks   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Lynndale   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Morningview   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Regency Forest   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Regency Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Rosemary   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Spring Valley   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Sunshine Village   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Timbers   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Valley Whispers   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Wildwood   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Young Place   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Heatherton Heights. 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 Heatherton Heights. 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


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 Heatherton Heights ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   WSW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   NNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   WNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   WNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   ENE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   ESE   27 miles [43.5 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 Heatherton Heights.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Heatherton Heights. 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   NNW   88 miles [141.6 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   130 miles [209.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NE   137 miles [220.5 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   141 miles [226.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   WSW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   NE   73 miles [117.5 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   E   76 miles [122.3 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SSE   84 miles [135.2 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NW   99 miles [159.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   NNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   WNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   WNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   ENE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   ESE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   ENE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   SSE   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
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
        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
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
        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
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Montgomery County: www.mc-ala.org/

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 Heatherton Heights.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Heatherton Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3513, Longitude: -86.2352     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Heatherton Heights 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 Heatherton Heights), 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 Heatherton Heights.



 
 
 

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