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The location of Lime

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Lime ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Columbus (GA). It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the south of Lime. Columbus (GA) has a population of 197,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Auburn. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the south of Lime and has a population of 63,100 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 Lime and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexander City   [Map]   14,773   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Opelika   [Map]   29,869   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Phenix City   [Map]   37,132   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Valley   [Map]   9,377   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Carrollton (GA)   [Map]   26,562   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Douglasville (GA)   [Map]   33,252   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Fairburn (GA)   [Map]   14,182   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Fayetteville (GA)   [Map]   17,519   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
LaGrange (GA)   [Map]   30,771   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Newnan (GA)   [Map]   37,912   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Peachtree City (GA)   [Map]   35,186   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Union City (GA)   [Map]   20,919   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Villa Rica (GA)   [Map]   15,201   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Abanda   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Evansville   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Five Points   [Map]   140   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fredonia   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Penton   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Roanoke   [Map]   5,984   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Rock Mills   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Standing Rock   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Wedowee   [Map]   806   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Woodland   [Map]   183   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Abbottsford (GA)   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Asta Village (GA)   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Franklin (GA)   [Map]   964   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Glenn (GA)   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
West Lake Village (GA)   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Randolph County ...

Lime is located in Randolph County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Randolph County: Chambers, Clay, Cleburne, Tallapoosa, Carroll (GA), Heard (GA) & Troup (GA).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lime ...

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.

Bacon Level   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest of Lime   [Map]
Big Springs   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Covered Bridge (GA)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Doublehead   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Glenn (GA)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
High Shoals   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Indian Bend (GA)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Lee Crossroads   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Mason (GA)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Rock Mills   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Standing Rock   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Texas (GA)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Turkey Point (GA)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   WSW   6 miles [9.7 km]
La Grange - Callaway Airport(ICAO: KLGC)   [Map]   LGC   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lanett Muni.   [Map]   7A3   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Harris Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Harris Co. Airport   [Map]   PIM   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Newnan Coweta Co. Airport(ICAO: KCCO)   [Map]   CCO   ENE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   WNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
West Georgia Rgnl.   [Map]   CTJ   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 Lime.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lime. 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   NE   58 miles [93.3 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   WNW   90 miles [144.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   WSW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SSE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SW   88 miles [141.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
La Grange - Callaway Airport(ICAO: KLGC)   [Map]   LGC   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lanett Muni.   [Map]   7A3   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Harris Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Harris Co. Airport   [Map]   PIM   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Newnan Coweta Co. Airport(ICAO: KCCO)   [Map]   CCO   ENE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   WNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
West Georgia Rgnl.   [Map]   CTJ   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   ---   SW   34 miles [54.7 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
 
La Grange - Callaway Airport   (ICAO: KLGC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Newnan Coweta Co. Airport   (ICAO: KCCO)   [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
 
Auburn - Opelika Airport   (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]
        Website for Auburn - Opelika Robert G. Pitts Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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
 
Middle Georgia Rgnl.   (MCN/KMCN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Alabama

About Randolph County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lime. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1587, Longitude: -85.2599     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lime 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 Lime), 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 Lime.



 
 
 

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