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The location of Chavies









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Chavies ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the west of Chavies. Huntsville has a population of 195,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Rome (GA). It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the east of Chavies and has a population of 36,400 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 Chavies and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,392   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,284   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,652   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,071   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,409   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,429   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,612   S   46 miles [74 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,555   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,484   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Southside   [Map]   8,731   S   41 miles [66 km]
Calhoun (GA)   [Map]   16,414   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   9,939   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Fort Oglethorpe (GA)   [Map]   9,831   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
East Ridge (TN)   [Map]   21,118   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Milbro Heights (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Alpine   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bootsville   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Dog Town   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Douglas   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Dutton   [Map]   305   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fyffe   [Map]   1,018   W   5 miles [8 km]
Hammondville   [Map]   490   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Henagar   [Map]   2,353   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lakeview   [Map]   144   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Pine Ridge   [Map]   283   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Powell   [Map]   965   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Rainsville   [Map]   5,038   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Rock City   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Shiloh   [Map]   278   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Sylvania   [Map]   1,882   N   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

DeKalb County ...

Chavies is located in DeKalb County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of DeKalb County: Cherokee, Etowah, Jackson, Marshall, Chattooga (GA), Dade (GA) & Walker (GA).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Chavies ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Chavies.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Chavies. 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 Chavies. 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, attractions 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 Chavies ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Isbell Fld. (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   E   5 miles [8 km]
Scottsboro Muni. (FAA ID: 4A6)   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Centre Muni. (FAA ID: C22)   [Map]   SSE   23 miles [37 km]
Guntersville Muni. (FAA ID: 8A1)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl. (FAA ID: PYP)   [Map]   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni. (FAA ID: 7A6)   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Albertville Rgnl. (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport (FAA ID: 9A5)   [Map]   ENE   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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Chavies.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Chavies. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   SW   82 miles [132 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.  (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   SE   98 miles [157.7 km]
Nashville Intl.  (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   NNW   124 miles [199.6 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport  (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   NE   138 miles [222.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lovell Fld.  (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   NE   51 miles [82.1 km]
Huntsville Intl.  (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   WNW   55 miles [88.5 km]
Roanoke Muni.  (FAA ID: 7A5)   [Map]   SSE   96 miles [154.5 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.  (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   W   103 miles [165.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Isbell Fld. (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   E   5 miles [8 km]
Scottsboro Muni. (FAA ID: 4A6)   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Centre Muni. (FAA ID: C22)   [Map]   SSE   23 miles [37 km]
Guntersville Muni. (FAA ID: 8A1)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl. (FAA ID: PYP)   [Map]   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni. (FAA ID: 7A6)   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Albertville Rgnl. (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport (FAA ID: 9A5)   [Map]   ENE   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.

Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
  Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
  Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
  Website for Nashville International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Richard B. Russell Airport   (ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
  Website for McGhee Tyson Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
  Website for Memphis International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
  Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
  Website for Lovell Field
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
  Website for Huntsville International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
  Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About DeKalb County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for DeKalb County: www.dekalbcountyal.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://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 Chavies.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chavies. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4729, Longitude: -85.8130     [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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Chavies), 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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