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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 Columbus (GA). It lies immediately northeast of Kaolin. Columbus (GA) has a population of 201,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Auburn. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the west of Kaolin and has a population of 62,100 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
Eufaula   [Map]   12,596   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
LaFayette   [Map]   2,990   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Lanett   [Map]   6,452   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Opelika   [Map]   29,527   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Phenix City   [Map]   37,570   NW   Less than 2 miles
Smith's Station   [Map]   5,300   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,817   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,919   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Valley   [Map]   9,464   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Cuthbert (GA)   [Map]   3,670   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Hogansville (GA)   [Map]   3,110   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
LaGrange (GA)   [Map]   30,695   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Manchester (GA)   [Map]   4,095   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Thomaston (GA)   [Map]   9,032   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
West Point (GA)   [Map]   3,728   N   31 miles [49.9 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Crawford   [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fontaine Village   [Map]     SE   Less than 2 miles
Fort Mitchell   [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Holy Trinity   [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ladonia   [Map]     W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Prince Crossroads   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Salem   [Map]     NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Seale   [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Smiths   [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Baker Village (GA)   [Map]     E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Bibb City (GA)   [Map]     N   3 miles [4.8 km]
City Village (GA)   [Map]     N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Fort Benning (GA)   [Map]     SE   5 miles [8 km]
Fortson (GA)   [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Midland (GA)   [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Russell County ...

Kaolin is located in Russell County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Russell County: Barbour, Bullock, Lee, Macon, Chattahoochee (GA), Muscogee (GA) & Stewart (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
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Auburn - Opelika Airport (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]   AUO   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Lanett Muni.   [Map]   7A3   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Harris Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NNE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Harris Co. Airport   [Map]   PIM   NNE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   82A   ESE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Weedon Fld.(ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]   EUF   SSW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Roosevelt Meml.   [Map]   5A9   NNE   38 miles [61.2 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   NNE   88 miles [141.6 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NW   127 miles [204.4 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SW   162 miles [260.7 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   186 miles [299.3 km]
Savannah / Hilton Head Intl. (SAV/KSAV)   [Map]   SAV   E   223 miles [358.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   NNW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   SE   78 miles [125.5 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SSW   81 miles [130.4 km]
Middle Georgia Rgnl.(MCN/KMCN)   [Map]   MCN   ENE   81 miles [130.4 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   W   81 miles [130.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Auburn - Opelika Airport (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]   AUO   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Lanett Muni.   [Map]   7A3   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Harris Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NNE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Harris Co. Airport   [Map]   PIM   NNE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   82A   ESE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Weedon Fld.(ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]   EUF   SSW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Roosevelt Meml.   [Map]   5A9   NNE   38 miles [61.2 km]
La Grange - Callaway Airport(ICAO: KLGC)   [Map]   LGC   N   39 miles [62.8 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
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Middle Georgia Rgnl.   (MCN/KMCN)   [Map]
        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
 
Auburn - Opelika Airport   (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]
        Website for Auburn - Opelika Robert G. Pitts Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Weedon Fld.   (ICAO: KEUF)   [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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Savannah / Hilton Head Intl.   (SAV/KSAV)   [Map]
        Website for Savannah / Hilton Head International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jacksonville Intl.   (JAX/KJAX)   [Map]
        Website for Jacksonville 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [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 Kaolin.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Kaolin. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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: 32.4443, Longitude: -85.0102     [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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