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Pelham Heights, Alabama

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Pelham Heights.

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Around Pelham Heights ...

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

The next largest community is Gadsden. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the northwest of Pelham Heights 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 from Pelham Heights and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,462   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,347   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,688   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,150   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,222   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Leeds   [Map]   11,936   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,593   W   41 miles [66 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,249   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,646   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,657   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,709   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,023   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Carrollton (GA)   [Map]   26,203   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   9,841   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Villa Rica (GA)   [Map]   14,904   E   50 miles [80.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexandria   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Blue Mountain   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Blue Springs   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Booker T City   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Bynum   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Choccolocco   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cobb Town   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
De Armanville   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hobson City   [Map]   768   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Iron City   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Merrellton   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Saks   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Weaver   [Map]   3,091   N   Less than 2 miles
Wellington   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
White Plains   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Calhoun County ...

Pelham Heights is located in 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 Pelham Heights.

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

Airports Near Pelham Heights ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   SSW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   WSW   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 Pelham Heights.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pelham Heights. 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   55 miles [88.5 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   79 miles [127.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SSE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NW   83 miles [133.6 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNE   96 miles [154.5 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SSE   97 miles [156.1 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSW   104 miles [167.4 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   110 miles [177 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   SSW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   WSW   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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [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
 
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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        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
 

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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 Pelham Heights.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pelham Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7323, Longitude: -85.8016     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pelham Heights 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 Pelham Heights), 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 Pelham Heights.



 
 
 

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