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Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Bryant ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Chattanooga (TN). It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the east of Bryant. Chattanooga (TN) has a population of 178,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Smyrna (TN). It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the north of Bryant and has a population of 45,300 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Calhoun (GA)   [Map]   16,445   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Dalton (GA)   [Map]   34,077   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Fort Oglethorpe (GA)   [Map]   9,839   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Cleveland (TN)   [Map]   44,271   E   46 miles [74 km]
Collegedale (TN)   [Map]   11,437   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
East Brainerd (TN)   [Map]   ---   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
East Ridge (TN)   [Map]   21,302   E   23 miles [37 km]
Manchester (TN)   [Map]   10,617   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Middle Valley Estates (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Red Bank (TN)   [Map]   11,813   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Soddy-Daisy (TN)   [Map]   13,217   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Soddy Lake Heights (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Tullahoma (TN)   [Map]   19,273   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bridgeport   [Map]   2,337   W   5 miles [8 km]
Flat Rock   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Higdon   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
New Town   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Stevenson   [Map]   1,977   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cole City (GA)   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Stewart Town (GA)   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Trenton (GA)   [Map]   2,255   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Wildwood (GA)   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Jasper (TN)   [Map]   3,362   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kimball (TN)   [Map]   1,391   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
New Hope (TN)   [Map]   1,063   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Orme (TN)   [Map]   113   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Richard City (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
South Pittsburg (TN)   [Map]   3,097   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Jackson County ...

Bryant is located in Jackson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jackson County: DeKalb, Madison, Marshall, Dade (GA), Franklin (TN) & Marion (TN).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bryant ...

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.

Copenhagen (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest of Bryant   [Map]
Dixie Lee (TN)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Floral Crest   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Grahams Ferry (TN)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Island Creek Ferry   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Ladds (TN)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Long Island   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Nickajack (TN) (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Richard City (TN)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Rocky Springs   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Shellmound (TN) (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Summer Bluff   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Vulcan (TN)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Widows Creek Station   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bryant ...

Looking for more information about Bryant? 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 Bryant, 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 Bryant.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alabama Statewide Tourism
    Bryant Tourism

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


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 Bryant ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   NNE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   WSW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Franklin Co. Airport   [Map]   UOS   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Winchester Muni.(ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]   BGF   NW   29 miles [46.7 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 Bryant.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Bryant. 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
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NW   100 miles [160.9 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   ENE   109 miles [175.4 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   SE   113 miles [181.9 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SW   114 miles [183.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   WSW   68 miles [109.4 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NW   110 miles [177 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   W   112 miles [180.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   NNE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   WSW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Franklin Co. Airport   [Map]   UOS   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Winchester Muni.(ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]   BGF   NW   29 miles [46.7 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.

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
 
Winchester Muni.   (ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dalton Muni.   (DNN/KDNN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tullahoma Rgnl.   (THA/KTHA)   [Map]
        Website for Tullahoma Regional 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
 
Madison County Exec.   (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]
        Website for Madison County Executive 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
 
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
 
John C. Tune Airport   (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]
        Website for John C. Tune Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama 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 Bryant. 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 Bryant.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bryant. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bryant

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bryant. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9437, Longitude: -85.6322     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bryant 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 Bryant), 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 Bryant.