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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Rocky Springs.

This page contains four sections:

Around Rocky Springs ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Smyrna (TN). It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the north of Rocky Springs. Smyrna (TN) has a population of 45,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Dalton (GA). It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the east of Rocky Springs and has a population of 33,900 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 Rocky Springs and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,150   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,385   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Rainsville   [Map]   5,031   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,722   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fort Oglethorpe (GA)   [Map]   9,803   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
LaFayette (GA)   [Map]   7,173   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Rossville (GA)   [Map]   3,997   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Summerville (GA)   [Map]   4,452   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
East Brainerd (TN)   [Map]   ---   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Gattistown (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Harrison Ferry (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Middle Valley Estates (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Milbro Heights (TN)   [Map]   ---   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Signal Terrace (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Soddy Lake Heights (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   41 miles [66 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Bridgeport   [Map]   2,355   E   Less than 2 miles
Bryant   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Fackler   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Flat Rock   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Higdon   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
New Town   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Stevenson   [Map]   1,991   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cole City (GA)   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Stewart Town (GA)   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jasper (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Kimball (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
New Hope (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Orme (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Richard City (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
South Pittsburg (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Jackson County ...

Rocky Springs is located in Jackson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jackson County: DeKalb, Madison, Marshall, Dade (GA), Franklin (TN) & Marion (TN).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Rocky Springs ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   SSW   5 miles [8 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Franklin Co. Airport   [Map]   UOS   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Winchester Muni.(ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]   BGF   NW   23 miles [37 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 Rocky Springs.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rocky Springs. 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
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNW   95 miles [152.9 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SSW   111 miles [178.6 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   ENE   115 miles [185.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   SE   118 miles [189.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   WSW   62 miles [99.8 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NW   105 miles [169 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   W   106 miles [170.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   SSW   5 miles [8 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Franklin Co. Airport   [Map]   UOS   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Winchester Muni.(ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]   BGF   NW   23 miles [37 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.

Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville 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
 
Winchester Muni.   (ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tullahoma Rgnl.   (THA/KTHA)   [Map]
        Website for Tullahoma Regional 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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
John C. Tune Airport   (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]
        Website for John C. Tune 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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rocky Springs. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Rocky Springs.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rocky Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9579, Longitude: -85.7533     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rocky Springs 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 Rocky Springs), 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 Rocky Springs.



 
 
 

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