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Introduction ...

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

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Around Rollins ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Rollins. Montgomery has a population of 200,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Prattville. It is located about 13 miles [20 km] to the south of Rollins and has a population of 35,600 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 Rollins and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Alexander City   [Map]   14,773   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,489   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Chelsea   [Map]   ---   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Childersburg   [Map]   4,997   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,846   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,413   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Montevallo   [Map]   6,723   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,777   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Selma   [Map]   18,983   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,540   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,722   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   8,219   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Autaugaville   [Map]   854   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Billingsley   [Map]   141   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Blue Ridge   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Booth   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Coosada   [Map]   1,244   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Deatsville   [Map]   1,157   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Elmore   [Map]   1,307   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Holtville   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Marbury   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Mountain Creek   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
New Town   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Pine Level   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Titus   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Verbena   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
White City   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Autauga County ...

Rollins is located in Autauga County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Autauga County: Chilton, Dallas, Elmore, Lowndes & Montgomery.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rollins ...

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.

Cold Springs   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast of Rollins   [Map]
Cooper   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Knights Ferry   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Lightwood   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Mountain Creek   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Nobles Ferry   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Oak Grove   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Pine Level   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Poseys Crossroads   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Stoney Point   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   SSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   ENE   33 miles [53.1 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 Rollins.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rollins. 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   NNW   64 miles [103 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   135 miles [217.3 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   150 miles [241.4 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   156 miles [251.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ENE   71 miles [114.3 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WNW   77 miles [123.9 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   E   88 miles [141.6 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SSE   109 miles [175.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   SSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   ENE   33 miles [53.1 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
        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
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County Airport
        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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International 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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rollins. 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 Rollins.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rollins. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6571, Longitude: -86.4550     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rollins 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 Rollins), 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 Rollins.



 
 
 

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