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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Bowden Grove.

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Around Bowden Grove ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Gadsden. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the north of Bowden Grove. Gadsden has a population of 35,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Carrollton (GA). It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the east of Bowden Grove and has a population of 26,600 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 starting from Bowden Grove and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexander City   [Map]   14,773   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Chelsea   [Map]   ---   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Clay   [Map]   ---   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Irondale   [Map]   12,359   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,657   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Leeds   [Map]   11,940   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,823   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,531   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Southside   [Map]   8,600   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,540   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Abel   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ashland   [Map]   1,971   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Barfield   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cragford   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Delta   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Elder   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Friendship   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Goldville   [Map]   53   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Grant Town   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hollis Crossroads   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lineville   [Map]   2,306   E   5 miles [8 km]
Mellow Valley   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Millerville   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Munford   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Waldo   [Map]   276   W   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Clay County ...

Bowden Grove is located in Clay County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Clay County: Cleburne, Coosa, Randolph, Talladega & Tallapoosa.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bowden Grove ...

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.

Chambers Springs   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the West of Bowden Grove   [Map]
Christiana   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Cragford   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Delta   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Dingler   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Elder   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Erin   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Gage   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
High Pine   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Highland   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Hopeful   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Liberty   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Lineville   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Mellow Valley   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Needmore   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Rays Crossroads   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Stockdale   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Union   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Waldo   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   SSE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   WSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   SSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   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 Bowden Grove.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Bowden Grove. 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
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   WNW   54 miles [86.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   84 miles [135.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SE   77 miles [123.9 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSW   78 miles [125.5 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   W   102 miles [164.2 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNW   104 miles [167.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   SSE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   WSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   SSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   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.

Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International 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
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
 
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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Clay County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Bowden Grove.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bowden Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3393, Longitude: -85.8436     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bowden Grove 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 Bowden Grove), 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 Bowden Grove.