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Introduction ...

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

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Around Kaolin ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Rome (GA). It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the southeast of Kaolin. Rome (GA) has a population of 36,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Gadsden. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the southwest of Kaolin and has a population of 36,100 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 starting from Kaolin and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,462   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,688   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,150   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,385   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,722   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Calhoun (GA)   [Map]   16,309   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   9,841   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Dalton (GA)   [Map]   33,853   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Fort Oglethorpe (GA)   [Map]   9,803   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
LaFayette (GA)   [Map]   7,173   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
East Brainerd (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Harrison Ferry (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Middle Valley Estates (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Milbro Heights (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Signal Terrace (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   38 miles [61.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alpine   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Flat Rock   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hammondville   [Map]   487   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Henagar   [Map]   2,346   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Higdon   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ider   [Map]   716   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mentone   [Map]   368   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Pisgah   [Map]   711   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sylvania   [Map]   1,854   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Valley Head   [Map]   550   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cloudland (GA)   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Kensington (GA)   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Menlo (GA)   [Map]   468   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rising Fawn (GA)   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Stewart Town (GA)   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

DeKalb County ...

Kaolin is located in DeKalb County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of DeKalb County: Cherokee, Etowah, Jackson, Marshall, Chattooga (GA), Dade (GA) & Walker (GA).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Kaolin ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   ENE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Richard B. Russell Airport(ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]   RMG   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NE   35 miles [56.3 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 Kaolin.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Kaolin. 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
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   SE   95 miles [152.9 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SW   99 miles [159.3 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNW   120 miles [193.1 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   121 miles [194.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   W   67 miles [107.8 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   S   104 miles [167.4 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   W   115 miles [185.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   ENE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Richard B. Russell Airport(ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]   RMG   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   S   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.

Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Richard B. Russell Airport   (ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dalton Muni.   (DNN/KDNN)   [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
 
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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        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
 

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

The official website for DeKalb County: www.dekalbcountyal.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 Kaolin.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kaolin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6276, Longitude: -85.5816     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kaolin 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 Kaolin), 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 Kaolin.



 
 
 

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