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Introduction ...

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

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Around Whorton ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Rome (GA). It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the northeast of Whorton. Rome (GA) has a population of 36,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Gadsden. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the west of Whorton and has a population of 36,100 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 from Whorton and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,462   W   41 miles [66 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,347   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,150   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,222   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,249   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,722   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Acworth (GA)   [Map]   22,131   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Calhoun (GA)   [Map]   16,309   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Carrollton (GA)   [Map]   26,203   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Cartersville (GA)   [Map]   20,319   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   9,841   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dallas (GA)   [Map]   12,870   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Douglasville (GA)   [Map]   32,897   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Powder Springs (GA)   [Map]   14,826   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Villa Rica (GA)   [Map]   14,904   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Borden Springs   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Broomtown   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]   1,802   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Centre   [Map]   3,570   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Dailey   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gaylesville   [Map]   144   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Howells Crossroads   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Kirk's Grove   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Leesburg   [Map]   1,014   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Piedmont   [Map]   4,714   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sand Rock   [Map]   558   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Spring Garden   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cave Spring (GA)   [Map]   1,175   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Coosa (GA)   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Esom Hill (GA)   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Cherokee County ...

Whorton is located in Cherokee County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Cherokee County: Calhoun, Cleburne, DeKalb, Etowah, Chattooga (GA), Floyd (GA) & Polk (GA).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Whorton ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   WSW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   WNW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Polk Co. Airport   [Map]   4A4   ESE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Richard B. Russell Airport(ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]   RMG   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   NNW   26 miles [41.8 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 Whorton.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Whorton. 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   ESE   70 miles [112.7 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   WSW   81 miles [130.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNE   64 miles [103 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   S   69 miles [111 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   WNW   80 miles [128.7 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SSE   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   WSW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   WNW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Polk Co. Airport   [Map]   4A4   ESE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Richard B. Russell Airport(ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]   RMG   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   NNW   26 miles [41.8 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
 
Richard B. Russell Airport   (ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Cartersville Airport   (ICAO: KVPC)   [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
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [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
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        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
 
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 Whorton.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whorton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1307, Longitude: -85.5066     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Whorton 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 Whorton), 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 Whorton.



 
 
 

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