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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Coato Bend.

This page contains six sections:

Around Coato Bend ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Rome (GA). It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the east of where Coato Bend would have been located. Rome (GA) has a population of 36,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Gadsden. It is located about 10 miles [16 km] to the west of Coato Bend and has a population of 35,800 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 Coato Bend and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Clay   [Map]   ---   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,437   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,657   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,823   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,531   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Southside   [Map]   8,600   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   9,799   E   33 miles [53.1 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabama City   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ballplay   [Map]   ---   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Banner   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Centre   [Map]   3,555   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Coat's Bend   [Map]   ---   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Cobb City   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   1,963   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Edwardsville   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Glencoe   [Map]   5,135   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hokes Bluff   [Map]   4,277   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Leesburg   [Map]   1,008   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Oak Level   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pilgrims Rest   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Reece City   [Map]   628   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Sand Rock   [Map]   555   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Etowah County ...

Coato Bend would have been located within present day Etowah County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Etowah County: Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, DeKalb, Marshall & Saint Clair.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Coato Bend ...

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.

Ballplay   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East of Coato Bend   [Map]
Bath Springs   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Coat's Bend   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Edwardsville   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Hokes Bluff   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Hokes Bluff Ferry   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Kings Hill (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Luke   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Turkeytown   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   WSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   WSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   ENE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSE   18 miles [29 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   NNE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   W   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 Coato Bend.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Coato Bend. 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   WSW   62 miles [99.8 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   86 miles [138.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NW   66 miles [106.2 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SSE   69 miles [111 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNE   77 miles [123.9 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WNW   111 miles [178.6 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   116 miles [186.7 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SSE   118 miles [189.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   WSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   WSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   ENE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSE   18 miles [29 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   NNE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   W   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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [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
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Richard B. Russell Airport   (ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]
        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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International 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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville 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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coato Bend. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0529, Longitude: -85.8458     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Coato Bend 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 Coato Bend), 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 Coato Bend.