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Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Smiths ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Columbus (GA). It lies just southeast of Smiths. Columbus (GA) has a population of 201,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Auburn. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the west of Smiths and has a population of 62,100 people.

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

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Eufaula   [Map]   12,596   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Lanett   [Map]   6,452   N   23 miles [37 km]
Opelika   [Map]   29,527   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Phenix City   [Map]   37,570   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Roanoke   [Map]   6,005   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Smith's Station   [Map]   5,300   W   Less than 2 miles
Tallassee   [Map]   4,778   W   46 miles [74 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,817   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,919   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Valley   [Map]   9,464   N   18 miles [29 km]
Grantville (GA)   [Map]   3,183   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
LaGrange (GA)   [Map]   30,695   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Manchester (GA)   [Map]   4,095   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Thomaston (GA)   [Map]   9,032   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
West Point (GA)   [Map]   3,728   N   23 miles [37 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Beauregard   [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Crawford   [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fontaine Village   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fort Mitchell   [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ladonia   [Map]     S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Marvyn   [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Prince Crossroads   [Map]     W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Salem   [Map]     NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Baker Village (GA)   [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bibb City (GA)   [Map]     SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cataula (GA)   [Map]     NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
City Village (GA)   [Map]     SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Fort Benning (GA)   [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fortson (GA)   [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Midland (GA)   [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Lee County ...

Smiths is located in Lee County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lee County: Chambers, Macon, Russell, Tallapoosa, Harris (GA) & Muscogee (GA).

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Smiths ...

Looking for more information about Smiths? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Smiths, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Smiths.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Smiths ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lanett Muni.   [Map]   7A3   NNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Auburn - Opelika Airport (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]   AUO   WNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Harris Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NNE   23 miles [37 km]
Harris Co. Airport   [Map]   PIM   NNE   23 miles [37 km]
La Grange - Callaway Airport(ICAO: KLGC)   [Map]   LGC   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Roosevelt Meml.   [Map]   5A9   NE   35 miles [56.3 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 Smiths.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Smiths. 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
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NNE   84 miles [135.2 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NW   119 miles [191.5 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSW   165 miles [265.5 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   188 miles [302.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   NNW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   W   77 miles [123.9 km]
Middle Georgia Rgnl.(MCN/KMCN)   [Map]   MCN   E   84 miles [135.2 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SSW   86 miles [138.4 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   SE   86 miles [138.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lanett Muni.   [Map]   7A3   NNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Auburn - Opelika Airport (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]   AUO   WNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Harris Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NNE   23 miles [37 km]
Harris Co. Airport   [Map]   PIM   NNE   23 miles [37 km]
La Grange - Callaway Airport(ICAO: KLGC)   [Map]   LGC   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Roosevelt Meml.   [Map]   5A9   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   ---   WNW   37 miles [59.5 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.

Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta 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
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional Airport
        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
 
La Grange - Callaway Airport   (ICAO: KLGC)   [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
 
Weedon Fld.   (ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]
        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
 
Savannah / Hilton Head Intl.   (SAV/KSAV)   [Map]
        Website for Savannah / Hilton Head 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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
 
Middle Georgia Rgnl.   (MCN/KMCN)   [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 Smiths.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Smiths. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Smiths

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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 Smiths), 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 Smiths.



 
 
 

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