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Introduction ...

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

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Around Otipalin ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the southwest of where Otipalin would have been located. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Gadsden. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the north of Otipalin and has a population of 36,100 people.

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

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,462   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,347   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,150   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,711   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Irondale   [Map]   12,423   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,593   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,249   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,646   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,657   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,709   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,023   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexandria   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ashville   [Map]   2,256   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,899   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Blue Springs   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cobb City   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cochran Springs   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Eastaboga   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Glencoe   [Map]   5,153   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Oak Level   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ohatchee   [Map]   1,146   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Ragland   [Map]   1,682   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,580   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Southside   [Map]   8,572   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Steele   [Map]   1,078   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Wellington   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Calhoun County ...

Otipalin 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Otipalin ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   SE   18 miles [29 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   WNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   NNW   31 miles [49.9 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 Otipalin.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Otipalin. 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   42 miles [67.6 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   94 miles [151.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SE   61 miles [98.2 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NW   70 miles [112.7 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   97 miles [156.1 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNE   98 miles [157.7 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   105 miles [169 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SE   109 miles [175.4 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NW   109 miles [175.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   SE   18 miles [29 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   WNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   NNW   31 miles [49.9 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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        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
 
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
 
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
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International 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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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Otipalin.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Otipalin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8001, Longitude: -86.0611     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Otipalin 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 Otipalin), 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 Otipalin.



 
 
 

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