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Introduction ...

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

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Around Blackman ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Columbus (GA). It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the southeast of Blackman. Columbus (GA) has a population of 197,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Auburn. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the south of Blackman and has a population of 63,100 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 are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexander City   [Map]   14,773   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lanett   [Map]   6,393   E   18 miles [29 km]
Opelika   [Map]   29,869   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Phenix City   [Map]   37,132   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Roanoke   [Map]   5,984   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Smith's Station   [Map]   5,341   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,540   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Tallassee   [Map]   4,759   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,722   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Valley   [Map]   9,377   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   8,219   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Grantville (GA)   [Map]   3,202   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Hogansville (GA)   [Map]   3,139   NE   41 miles [66 km]
LaGrange (GA)   [Map]   30,771   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
West Point (GA)   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Abanda   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Agricola   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
The Bottle   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Camp Hill   [Map]   975   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cusseta   [Map]   123   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dadeville   [Map]   3,128   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Daviston   [Map]   209   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Five Points   [Map]   140   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fredonia   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Frog Eye   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Huguley   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Jacksons' Gap   [Map]   801   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
LaFayette   [Map]   2,968   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Penton   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Waverly   [Map]   148   S   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Chambers County ...

Blackman is located in Chambers County.

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Blackman ...

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.

Buffalo   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast of Blackman   [Map]
Chapel Hill   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Fredrick Ferry   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Germany Ferry   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Gold Hill   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Jones Mill   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Liberty Crossroads   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
New Harmony   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Persons Bridge (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Slaughters (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Tiller Crossroads   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Union Hill   -   9 miles [14.5 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 Blackman.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lanett Muni.   [Map]   7A3   ESE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Auburn - Opelika Airport (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]   AUO   SSE   18 miles [29 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
La Grange - Callaway Airport(ICAO: KLGC)   [Map]   LGC   ENE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   SSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   33 miles [53.1 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 Blackman.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Blackman. 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   NE   82 miles [132 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NW   85 miles [136.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SW   63 miles [101.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lanett Muni.   [Map]   7A3   ESE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Auburn - Opelika Airport (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]   AUO   SSE   18 miles [29 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
La Grange - Callaway Airport(ICAO: KLGC)   [Map]   LGC   ENE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   SSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   NNW   33 miles [53.1 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.

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
 
Middle Georgia Rgnl.   (MCN/KMCN)   [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
 
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
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [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
 
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
 
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
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Blackman. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Chambers County: www.chamberscounty.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blackman. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8682, Longitude: -85.5266     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blackman 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 Blackman), 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 Blackman.