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Introduction ...

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

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Around Addison ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dallas. It is located about 12 miles [19 km] to the south of Addison. Dallas has a population of 1,300,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fort Worth. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the southwest of Addison and has a population of 833,000 people.

For comparison, Addison has a population of 15,500 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 are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Allen   [Map]   98,143   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Arlington   [Map]   388,125   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Carrollton   [Map]   133,168   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Denton   [Map]   131,044   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Flower Mound   [Map]   71,253   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Frisco   [Map]   154,407   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Garland   [Map]   236,897   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Grand Prairie   [Map]   187,809   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Irving   [Map]   236,607   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lewisville   [Map]   104,039   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
McKinney   [Map]   162,898   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mesquite   [Map]   144,788   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
North Richland Hills   [Map]   69,204   W   23 miles [37 km]
Plano   [Map]   283,558   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Richardson   [Map]   110,815   E   7 miles [11.3 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Centerville   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cockrell Hill   [Map]   4,316   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
The Colony   [Map]   41,779   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Coppell   [Map]   41,159   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Euless   [Map]   54,219   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Farmers Branch   [Map]   32,689   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Grapevine   [Map]   51,404   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hackberry   [Map]   1,037   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hebron   [Map]   412   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Highland Park   [Map]   9,189   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lakewood Village   [Map]   560   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Murphy   [Map]   20,610   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Parker   [Map]   4,352   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sachse   [Map]   24,554   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
University Park   [Map]   24,759   S   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Dallas County ...

Addison is located in Dallas County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Dallas County: Collin, Denton, Ellis, Kaufman, Rockwall & Tarrant.

While not sharing a border with Dallas County, the counties of Denton and Comanche are close to Addison.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Addison ...

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.

Allen   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast of Addison   [Map]
Centerville   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Eagle Ford   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Farmers Branch   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Grapevine   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Gribble   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hackberry   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Hebron   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Highland   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Lewisville   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Minters Chapel (Historic)   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Murphy   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Trinity Mills   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
University Park   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Addison ...

Looking for more information about Addison? 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 Addison, 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 Addison.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

    Texas Tourism
    Texas Parks

    Fishing in Texas
    Hunting in Texas

TripAdvisor Link to:

    Texas Statewide Tourism
    Addison Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Addison


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 Texas

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Texas

Airports Near Addison ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Addison Airport (ICAO: KADS)   [Map]   ADS   N   Less than 2 miles
Dallas Love Fld. (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]   DAL   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl. (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]   DFW   WSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]   ---   WSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Aero Country Airport   [Map]   T31   NNE   18 miles [29 km]
Dallas Exec.(RBD/KRBD)   [Map]   RBD   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Collin County Rgnl. (ICAO: KTKI)   [Map]   TKI   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
McKinney Muni.   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 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 Addison.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Addison. 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
Dallas Love Fld. (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]   DAL   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl. (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]   DFW   WSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]   ---   WSW   12 miles [19.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Addison Airport (ICAO: KADS)   [Map]   ADS   N   Less than 2 miles
Fort Worth Alliance Airport (AFW/KAFW)   [Map]   AFW   W   28 miles [45.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Aero Country Airport   [Map]   T31   NNE   18 miles [29 km]
Dallas Exec.(RBD/KRBD)   [Map]   RBD   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Collin County Rgnl. (ICAO: KTKI)   [Map]   TKI   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
McKinney Muni.   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Grand Prairie Muni.(ICAO: KGPM)   [Map]   GPM   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Mesquite Metro Airport(ICAO: KHQZ)   [Map]   HQZ   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Phil L. Hudson Muni.   [Map]   ---   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Rockwall Muni.(ICAO: KF46)   [Map]   F46   E   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.

Dallas Love Fld.   (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
        Website for Dallas Love Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.   (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]
        Website for Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dallas Exec.   (RBD/KRBD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Collin County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KTKI)   [Map]
        Website for Collin County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grand Prairie Muni.   (ICAO: KGPM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mesquite Metro Airport   (ICAO: KHQZ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rockwall Muni.   (ICAO: KF46)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Arlington Muni.   (ICAO: KGKY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Denton Muni.   (ICAO: KDTO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Killeen - Fort Hood Rgnl.   (GRK/KGRK)   [Map]
        Website for Killeen - Fort Hood Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Will Rogers World Airport   (OKC/KOKC)   [Map]
        Website for Will Rogers World Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Austin - Bergstrom Intl.   (AUS/KAUS)   [Map]
        Website for Austin - Bergstrom International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Addison Airport   (ICAO: KADS)   [Map]
        Website for Addison Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fort Worth Alliance Airport   (AFW/KAFW)   [Map]
        Website for Fort Worth Alliance Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Waco Rgnl.   (ACT/KACT)   [Map]
        Website for Waco Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wichita Falls Muni.   (SPS/KSPS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Addison: www.ci.addison.tx.us/

The official website for Dallas County: www.dallascounty.org/

The official website for State of Texas: www.texas.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Addison.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Addison. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Addison) 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 Addison. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Addison

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Addison. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9588, Longitude: -96.8356     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Addison 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 Addison), 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 Addison.



 
 
 

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