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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Mount Olive.

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Around Mount Olive ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the north of Mount Olive. Huntsville has a population of 191,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the west of Mount Olive and has a population of 55,400 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 from Mount Olive and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,462   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,295   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Athens   [Map]   24,966   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,899   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,688   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,150   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   36,084   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,385   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,493   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Madison   [Map]   46,962   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Oneonta   [Map]   6,615   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,580   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,722   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Southside   [Map]   8,572   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Baileyton   [Map]   625   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
English Village   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Friendship   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hog Jaw   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hulaco   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Joppa   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lacey's Spring   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Morgan City   [Map]   ---   NW   Less than 2 miles
New Hope   [Map]   2,800   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]   1,785   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pine Lake Village   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Scant City   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Somerville   [Map]   716   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Union Grove   [Map]   79   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Valhermoso Springs   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Marshall County ...

Mount Olive is located in Marshall County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marshall County: Blount, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Jackson, Madison & Morgan.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Mount Olive ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   ESE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   WNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   N   27 miles [43.5 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 Mount Olive.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Mount Olive. 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   S   62 miles [99.8 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   115 miles [185.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   134 miles [215.7 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   ENE   172 miles [276.8 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   198 miles [318.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WNW   63 miles [101.4 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   ENE   86 miles [138.4 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SW   104 miles [167.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   ESE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   WNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   SSE   35 miles [56.3 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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Madison County Exec.   (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]
        Website for Madison County Executive 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
 
Fayetteville Muni.   (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]
        Website for Fayetteville Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International 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
 
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
 

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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 Mount Olive.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Olive. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4570, Longitude: -86.5567     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mount Olive 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 Mount Olive), 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 Mount Olive.



 
 
 

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