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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Jacksons' Gap.

This page contains five sections:

Around Jacksons' Gap ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the southwest of Jacksons' Gap. Montgomery has a population of 201,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Auburn. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the southeast of Jacksons' Gap and has a population of 62,100 people.

For comparison, Jacksons' Gap has a population of 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 going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexander City   [Map]   14,718   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,844   W   46 miles [74 km]
Lanett   [Map]   6,452   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,314   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Opelika   [Map]   29,527   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,249   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,274   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,420   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Roanoke   [Map]   6,005   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,657   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,709   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,817   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Valley   [Map]   9,464   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   7,994   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
LaGrange (GA)   [Map]   30,695   E   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Agricola   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Camp Hill   [Map]   981   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Dadeville   [Map]   3,150   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Daviston   [Map]   210   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Equality   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Frog Eye   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Goldville   [Map]   54   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Goodwater   [Map]   1,343   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Hackneyville   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kellyton   [Map]   200   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Motley   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
New Site   [Map]   755   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Our Town   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Ray   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Waverly   [Map]   148   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

For more communities neighboring Jacksons' Gap, please visit our County-by-County Page for Jacksons' Gap.

Tallapoosa County ...

Jacksons' Gap is located in Tallapoosa County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Tallapoosa County: Chambers, Clay, Coosa, Elmore, Lee, Macon & Randolph.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jacksons' Gap ...

Looking for more information about Jacksons' Gap? 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 Jacksons' Gap, 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 Jacksons' Gap.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Jacksons' Gap.

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

Airports Near Jacksons' Gap ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Jacksons' Gap.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   WNW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Auburn - Opelika Airport (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]   AUO   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   SSE   30 miles [48.3 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 Jacksons' Gap.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Jacksons' Gap. 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   NW   71 miles [114.3 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   95 miles [152.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ENE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SW   52 miles [83.7 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ESE   56 miles [90.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   WNW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Auburn - Opelika Airport (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]   AUO   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   SSE   30 miles [48.3 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
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Auburn - Opelika Airport   (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]
        Website for Auburn - Opelika Robert G. Pitts Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [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
 
La Grange - Callaway Airport   (ICAO: KLGC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
 
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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jacksons' Gap.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Jacksons' Gap. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jacksons' Gap) 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 Jacksons' Gap. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Jacksons' Gap

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jacksons' Gap. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8828, Longitude: -85.8150     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jacksons' Gap 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 Jacksons' Gap), 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 Jacksons' Gap.



 
 
 

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