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Introduction ...

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

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Around Smith ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the southwest of Smith. Montgomery has a population of 201,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Columbus (GA). It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the east of Smith and has a population of 201,000 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 Smith and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexander City   [Map]   14,718   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Auburn   [Map]   62,059   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lanett   [Map]   6,452   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,314   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Opelika   [Map]   29,527   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Phenix City   [Map]   37,570   E   46 miles [74 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,274   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,420   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Roanoke   [Map]   6,005   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Smith's Station   [Map]   5,300   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Tallassee   [Map]   4,778   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Troy   [Map]   18,853   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,817   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Valley   [Map]   9,464   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   7,994   W   22 miles [35.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Agricola   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Claud   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
East Tallassee   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Eclectic   [Map]   1,029   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Franklin   [Map]   132   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hardaway   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Kent   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Liberty City   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Loachapoka   [Map]   190   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Notasulga   [Map]   856   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Reeltown   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Ridgewood Village   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Shorter   [Map]   429   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Tallapoosa City   [Map]   ---   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Waugh   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Tallapoosa County ...

Smith is located in Tallapoosa County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Tallapoosa County: Chambers, Clay, Coosa, Elmore, Lee, Macon & Randolph.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Smith ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   ESE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   ---   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Auburn - Opelika Airport (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]   AUO   ENE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   NNW   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 Smith.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Smith. 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   NW   89 miles [143.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NE   110 miles [177 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSW   147 miles [236.6 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   163 miles [262.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   WSW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   NNE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SSE   85 miles [136.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   ESE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   ---   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Auburn - Opelika Airport (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]   AUO   ENE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   NNW   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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Auburn - Opelika Airport   (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]
        Website for Auburn - Opelika Robert G. Pitts Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional 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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville 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
 
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
 

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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 Smith.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smith. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5262, Longitude: -85.8147     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Smith 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 Smith), 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 Smith.



 
 
 

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