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Introduction ...

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

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Around Bethel ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Marietta (GA). It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the east of Bethel. Marietta (GA) has a population of 60,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Smyrna (GA). It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the east of Bethel and has a population of 56,700 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Acworth (GA)   [Map]   22,418   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Carrollton (GA)   [Map]   26,562   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Cartersville (GA)   [Map]   20,753   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Douglasville (GA)   [Map]   33,252   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Fairburn (GA)   [Map]   14,182   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Kennesaw (GA)   [Map]   33,627   E   46 miles [74 km]
Newnan (GA)   [Map]   37,912   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Powder Springs (GA)   [Map]   14,956   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Rome (GA)   [Map]   36,407   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Union City (GA)   [Map]   20,919   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Villa Rica (GA)   [Map]   15,201   E   26 miles [41.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Borden Springs   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Dailey   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Edwardsville   [Map]   202   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Fruithurst   [Map]   280   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Heflin   [Map]   3,474   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Muscadine   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Spring Garden   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bremen (GA)   [Map]   6,421   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Buchanan (GA)   [Map]   1,141   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Budapest (GA)   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Esom Hill (GA)   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Felton (GA)   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mount Zion (GA)   [Map]   1,763   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Tallapoosa (GA)   [Map]   3,187   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Waco (GA)   [Map]   522   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Cleburne County ...

Bethel is located in Cleburne County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Cleburne County: Calhoun, Cherokee, Clay, Randolph, Talladega, Carroll (GA), Haralson (GA) & Polk (GA).

Although it doesn't share a border with Cleburne County, Douglas (GA) is close to Bethel.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bethel ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some 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.

Caseyville (GA)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast of Bethel   [Map]
Coldwater   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Dugdown (GA)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Edwardsville   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Greenway (GA) (Historic)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Little Creek (GA)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Mars Hill   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Mount Pleasant   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Palestine   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Piney Woods   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Plainview   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Poplar Springs (GA)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Tabernacle (GA)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Treat (GA) (Historic)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Bethel. 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 Bethel. 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
    Parks for Alabama

    Fishing in Alabama
    Hunting in Alabama


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Alabama

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 Bethel ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
West Georgia Rgnl.   [Map]   CTJ   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Polk Co. Airport   [Map]   4A4   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Wilson Intl.   [Map]   27GA   ESE   23 miles [37 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   NNW   23 miles [37 km]
Paulding County Rgnl.   [Map]   PUJ   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   WSW   31 miles [49.9 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 Bethel.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Bethel. 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   55 miles [88.5 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   W   80 miles [128.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   S   46 miles [74 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   N   85 miles [136.8 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SSE   92 miles [148.1 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NW   98 miles [157.7 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSW   119 miles [191.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
West Georgia Rgnl.   [Map]   CTJ   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Polk Co. Airport   [Map]   4A4   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Wilson Intl.   [Map]   27GA   ESE   23 miles [37 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   NNW   23 miles [37 km]
Paulding County Rgnl.   [Map]   PUJ   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   WSW   31 miles [49.9 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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [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
 
Richard B. Russell Airport   (ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
        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
 

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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 Bethel.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bethel. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8001, Longitude: -85.3797     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bethel 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 Bethel), 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 Bethel.