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The location of Hodge

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Hodge ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the west of Hodge. Huntsville has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Chattanooga (TN). It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the northeast of Hodge and has a population of 178,000 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 starting from Hodge and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Madison   [Map]   47,959   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,531   S   46 miles [74 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   W   5 miles [8 km]
Southside   [Map]   8,600   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Fort Oglethorpe (GA)   [Map]   9,839   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Rome (GA)   [Map]   36,407   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
East Ridge (TN)   [Map]   21,302   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Red Bank (TN)   [Map]   11,813   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Signal Mountain (TN)   [Map]   8,573   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Signal Terrace (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Winchester (TN)   [Map]   8,562   N   40 miles [64.4 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bootsville   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dutton   [Map]   308   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Fackler   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fyffe   [Map]   1,017   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Grove Oak   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Henagar   [Map]   2,339   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hollywood   [Map]   970   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Langston   [Map]   264   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pisgah   [Map]   707   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Powell   [Map]   954   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Rainsville   [Map]   5,015   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Rock City   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Section   [Map]   754   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Shiloh   [Map]   274   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Sylvania   [Map]   1,850   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Jackson County ...

Hodge is located in Jackson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jackson County: DeKalb, Madison, Marshall, Dade (GA), Franklin (TN) & Marion (TN).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hodge ...

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.

Ferncliff (Historic)   -   Less than 2 miles to the West of Hodge   [Map]
Gray (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Index (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Lakeview Shores   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Roseberry   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Section   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Section Ferry   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Sublett Ferry   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   NNW   5 miles [8 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   WNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   SSW   32 miles [51.5 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 Hodge.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Hodge. 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   SSW   86 miles [138.4 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   SE   110 miles [177 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNW   111 miles [178.6 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   137 miles [220.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   W   46 miles [74 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NE   51 miles [82.1 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   W   94 miles [151.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   NNW   5 miles [8 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   WNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   SSW   32 miles [51.5 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
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Madison County Exec.   (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]
        Website for Madison County Executive 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
 
Winchester Muni.   (ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville 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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama 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 Hodge. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Hodge.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hodge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6195, Longitude: -85.9494     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hodge 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 Hodge), 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 Hodge.



 
 
 

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