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Introduction ...

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

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Around Hollywood ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the west of Hollywood. Huntsville has a population of 191,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Madison. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the west of Hollywood and has a population of 47,000 people.

For comparison, Hollywood has a population of 970 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,462   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,295   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,688   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,150   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   36,084   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,385   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Hokes Bluff   [Map]   4,301   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Rainsville   [Map]   5,031   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,722   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fort Oglethorpe (GA)   [Map]   9,803   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
LaFayette (GA)   [Map]   7,173   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Summerville (GA)   [Map]   4,452   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
East Brainerd (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Milbro Heights (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Signal Terrace (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Dutton   [Map]   310   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fackler   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Flat Rock   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Henagar   [Map]   2,346   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hytop   [Map]   349   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Langston   [Map]   266   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
New Town   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pisgah   [Map]   711   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pleasant Groves   [Map]   414   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Powell   [Map]   957   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rock City   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Section   [Map]   759   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Skyline   [Map]   839   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Stevenson   [Map]   1,991   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sylvania   [Map]   1,854   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Jackson County ...

Hollywood 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 Hollywood ...

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.

Berrys (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West of Hollywood   [Map]
Blackankle   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Ferncliff (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Georgetown   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Gray (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Hodge   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Kyles   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Martintown   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Pikeville   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Roseberry   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Sublett Ferry   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hollywood ...

Looking for more information about Hollywood? 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 Hollywood, 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 Hollywood.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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


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 Hollywood ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Winchester Muni.(ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]   BGF   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Franklin Co. Airport   [Map]   UOS   N   33 miles [53.1 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 Hollywood.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Hollywood. 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   91 miles [146.5 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNW   105 miles [169 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   SE   115 miles [185.1 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   134 miles [215.7 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   ENE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   W   93 miles [149.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Winchester Muni.(ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]   BGF   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Franklin Co. Airport   [Map]   UOS   N   33 miles [53.1 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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Winchester Muni.   (ICAO: KBGF)   [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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [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
 
John C. Tune Airport   (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]
        Website for John C. Tune Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Communities in Alabama

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hollywood. 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 Hollywood.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hollywood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7190, Longitude: -85.9650     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hollywood 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 Hollywood), 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 Hollywood.



 
 
 

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