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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Mays Bend.

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Around Mays Bend ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the west of Mays Bend. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the west of Mays Bend and has a population of 84,800 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 starting from Mays Bend and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Albertville   [Map]   21,462   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,347   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   36,084   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,710   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,249   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,709   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,023   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   W   31 miles [49.9 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alpine   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Avondale Village   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Bynum   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Coal City   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Colony   [Map]   ---   N   Less than 2 miles
Cook's Springs   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cropwell   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Eastaboga   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Glen City   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   6,524   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Logan Martin Dam   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,646   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Riverside   [Map]   2,300   N   5 miles [8 km]
Wattsville   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Windsong Island   [Map]   ---   E   Less than 2 miles

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

Saint Clair County ...

Mays Bend is located in Saint Clair County.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Mays Bend ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   WNW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   ENE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   SSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   SE   28 miles [45.1 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 Mays Bend.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Mays Bend. 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   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   102 miles [164.2 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   180 miles [289.7 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   200 miles [321.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   56 miles [90.1 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNW   82 miles [132 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   84 miles [135.2 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   86 miles [138.4 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SE   101 miles [162.5 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NW   115 miles [185.1 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNE   117 miles [188.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   WNW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   ENE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   SSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   SE   28 miles [45.1 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [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
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [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
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [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
 
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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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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 Mays Bend.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mays Bend. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5404, Longitude: -86.2055     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mays Bend 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 Mays Bend), 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 Mays Bend.



 
 
 

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