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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Millie ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Rome (GA). It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the northeast of where Millie would have been located. Rome (GA) has a population of 36,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Gadsden. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the northwest of Millie and has a population of 35,800 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 Millie and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Clay   [Map]   ---   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,657   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Leeds   [Map]   11,940   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,823   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,531   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Carrollton (GA)   [Map]   26,562   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   9,799   E   34 miles [54.7 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexandria   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ballplay   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Banner   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Blue Springs   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Booker T City   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cobb City   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Cochran Springs   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Edwardsville   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Glencoe   [Map]   5,135   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hokes Bluff   [Map]   4,277   N   5 miles [8 km]
Merrellton   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Oak Level   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pilgrims Rest   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Southside   [Map]   8,600   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Wellington   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Calhoun County ...

Millie would have been located within present day Calhoun County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Calhoun County: Cherokee, Cleburne, Etowah, Saint Clair & Talladega.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Millie ...

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.

Angel   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South of Millie   [Map]
Cedar Springs   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Crystal Springs   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Duke   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Fowler Ferry   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Hill Top (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Hokes Bluff   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Hokes Bluff Ferry   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Irene (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Keysburg   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Mink (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Oak Grove (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Possum Trot   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Reads Mill   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Rock Spring   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Sulphur Springs   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   WNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   WNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   SSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   W   30 miles [48.3 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 Millie.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Millie. 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   57 miles [91.7 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   84 miles [135.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SSE   61 miles [98.2 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NW   72 miles [115.9 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNE   85 miles [136.8 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SSE   110 miles [177 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   112 miles [180.2 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSW   115 miles [185.1 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WNW   115 miles [185.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   WNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   WNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   SSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   W   30 miles [48.3 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
 
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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [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
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Calhoun County: www.calhouncounty.org/

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 Millie.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Millie. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9168, Longitude: -85.8530     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Millie 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 Millie), 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 Millie.



 
 
 

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