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Introduction ...

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

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Around Delta ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Gadsden. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the northwest of Delta. Gadsden has a population of 35,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is LaGrange (GA). It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southeast of Delta and has a population of 30,800 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexander City   [Map]   14,773   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,657   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Leeds   [Map]   11,940   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   6,491   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,823   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,531   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Southside   [Map]   8,600   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,540   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   W   23 miles [37 km]
Carrollton (GA)   [Map]   26,562   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   9,799   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Villa Rica (GA)   [Map]   15,201   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Abel   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Arbacoochee   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ashland   [Map]   1,971   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Barfield   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Choccolocco   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cragford   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
De Armanville   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Elder   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Friendship   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hollis Crossroads   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lineville   [Map]   2,306   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Micaville   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Morrison Crossroad   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Newell   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wedowee   [Map]   806   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Clay County ...

Delta 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 Delta ...

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.

Christiana   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast of Delta   [Map]
Dingler   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Elder   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Five Points   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Fuller Crossroad   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Highland   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Liberty   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lineville   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Needmore   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Swagg   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Union   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Wildwood   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Delta ...

Looking for more information about Delta? 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 Delta, 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 Delta.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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


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 Delta ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   SSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   WNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
West Georgia Rgnl.   [Map]   CTJ   ENE   33 miles [53.1 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   WNW   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 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 Delta.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Delta. 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   W   61 miles [98.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   73 miles [117.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SE   77 miles [123.9 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSW   88 miles [141.6 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NW   103 miles [165.8 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   W   111 miles [178.6 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNE   113 miles [181.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   SSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   WNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
West Georgia Rgnl.   [Map]   CTJ   ENE   33 miles [53.1 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   WNW   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       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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [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
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
La Grange - Callaway Airport   (ICAO: KLGC)   [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
 
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
 
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 Delta. 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 Delta.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Delta. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4402, Longitude: -85.6902     [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 Delta), 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 Delta.