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Introduction ...

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

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Around Calcis ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the west of Calcis. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the west of Calcis and has a population of 85,000 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 Calcis and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Alexander City   [Map]   14,773   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   W   18 miles [29 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   W   17 miles [27.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alpine   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bon Air   [Map]   113   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Childersburg   [Map]   4,997   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cook's Springs   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Dunnavant   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Harpersville   [Map]   1,680   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Leeds   [Map]   11,940   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Logan Martin Dam   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Scott City   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Shoal Creek   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Sterrett   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Vandiver   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Vincent   [Map]   2,118   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Westover   [Map]   1,542   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Woodland Village   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Shelby County ...

Calcis is located in Shelby County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Shelby County: Bibb, Chilton, Coosa, Jefferson, Saint Clair & Talladega.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Calcis ...

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.

Cedar Grove (Historic)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest of Calcis   [Map]
Chancellor Crossroads   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Cloverdale   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Erratta   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Fountainrun (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Glovers Ferry   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Harpersville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Heritage Park   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Indian Hill   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Kings Chapel   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Maplewood   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Oak Crossing   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Pleasant Grove   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Rocky Ridge   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Shoal Creek   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Wolf Creek   -   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 Calcis.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   SSE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   WNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   WSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   ENE   34 miles [54.7 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 Calcis.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Calcis. 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   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   116 miles [186.7 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   186 miles [299.3 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   203 miles [326.7 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   208 miles [334.7 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   215 miles [346 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   64 miles [103 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   W   69 miles [111 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   77 miles [123.9 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNW   85 miles [136.8 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SE   106 miles [170.6 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NW   113 miles [181.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   SSE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   WSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   ENE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   ESE   37 miles [59.5 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [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
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [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
 
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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International 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 Calcis. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.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 Calcis.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Calcis. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4264, Longitude: -86.4315     [Map].

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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 Calcis), 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 Calcis.