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Introduction ...

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

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Around Margaret ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the southwest of Margaret. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the southwest of Margaret and has a population of 85,000 people.

For comparison, Margaret has a population of 4,600 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Acmar   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Argo   [Map]   4,213   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Ayres   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Branchville   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Breakstone Village   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cahaba Village   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Chalkville   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Clay   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cook's Springs   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,823   S   5 miles [8 km]
Odenville   [Map]   3,743   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Saint Clair Springs   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Springville   [Map]   4,251   N   5 miles [8 km]
Turnbough Town   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Woodland Village   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Saint Clair County ...

Margaret is located in Saint Clair County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Saint Clair County: Blount, Calhoun, Etowah, Jefferson, Shelby & Talladega.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Margaret ...

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.

Braggsville   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest of Margaret   [Map]
Branchville   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Copper Springs   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Cotton Ridge   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Hundred Oaks   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Misty Pines   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Moody   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Parsons   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Rolling Hills   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Saddlewood   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Margaret ...

Looking for more information about Margaret? 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 Margaret, 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 Margaret.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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


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 Margaret ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   ESE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   WSW   18 miles [29 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   ESE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   SSE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   E   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 Margaret.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Margaret. 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   WSW   18 miles [29 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   117 miles [188.3 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   169 miles [272 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   203 miles [326.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNW   68 miles [109.4 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   72 miles [115.9 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   73 miles [117.5 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   94 miles [151.3 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NW   98 miles [157.7 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NE   118 miles [189.9 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SE   119 miles [191.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   ESE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   ESE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   SSE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SW   36 miles [57.9 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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional 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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        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
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [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
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [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
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

The official website for Saint Clair County: www.stclairco.com/

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 Margaret.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Margaret. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6736, Longitude: -86.4671     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Margaret 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 Margaret), 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 Margaret.



 
 
 

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