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The location of New Moon

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to New Moon.

This page contains six sections:

Around New Moon ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Rome (GA). It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the southeast of New Moon. Rome (GA) has a population of 36,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Gadsden. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the southwest of New Moon and has a population of 36,100 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 and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,462   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,688   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,150   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,385   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,222   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,580   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,722   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Southside   [Map]   8,572   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Calhoun (GA)   [Map]   16,309   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Cartersville (GA)   [Map]   20,319   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   9,841   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Dallas (GA)   [Map]   12,870   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Dalton (GA)   [Map]   33,853   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Fort Oglethorpe (GA)   [Map]   9,803   N   41 miles [66 km]
East Brainerd (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   46 miles [74 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alpine   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Broomtown   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]   1,802   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Dog Town   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Douglas   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gaylesville   [Map]   144   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hammondville   [Map]   487   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lickskillet   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mentone   [Map]   368   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Valley Head   [Map]   550   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cloudland (GA)   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Coosa (GA)   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lyerly (GA)   [Map]   529   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Menlo (GA)   [Map]   468   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Summerville (GA)   [Map]   4,452   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Cherokee County ...

New Moon is located in Cherokee County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Cherokee County: Calhoun, Cleburne, DeKalb, Etowah, Chattooga (GA), Floyd (GA) & Polk (GA).

Curious and Interesting Names Near New Moon ...

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.

Alpine (GA)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North of New Moon   [Map]
Blanche   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Broomtown   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Cedar Springs (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Dewey   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Five Points   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Grassland   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Grover   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Jamestown   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Mineral Springs (GA) (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Pumpkin Center   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Starkville (Historic)   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   WNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   SSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Richard B. Russell Airport(ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]   RMG   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   SSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   NNE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Polk Co. Airport   [Map]   4A4   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Tom B. David Fld.   [Map]   CZL   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   NW   34 miles [54.7 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 New Moon.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from New Moon. 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   SE   81 miles [130.4 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SW   90 miles [144.8 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   130 miles [209.2 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNW   136 miles [218.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   WNW   73 miles [117.5 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   S   87 miles [140 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   WNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   SSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Richard B. Russell Airport(ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]   RMG   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   SSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   NNE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Polk Co. Airport   [Map]   4A4   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Tom B. David Fld.   [Map]   CZL   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   NW   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
 
Richard B. Russell Airport   (ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Cartersville Airport   (ICAO: KVPC)   [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
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dalton Muni.   (DNN/KDNN)   [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
 
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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        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
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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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 New Moon.

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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 New Moon. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- New Moon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Moon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3931, Longitude: -85.5202     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for New Moon 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 New Moon), 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 New Moon.



 
 
 

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