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Edgemont Heights, Alabama

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Edgemont Heights.

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Around Edgemont Heights ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It lies immediately east of Edgemont Heights. Montgomery has a population of 200,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Prattville. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the northwest of Edgemont Heights and has a population of 35,600 people.

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

Community   2016
Alexander City   [Map]   14,773   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,846   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Dadeville   [Map]   3,128   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,781   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Jemison   [Map]   2,616   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,825   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,413   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,777   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Selma   [Map]   18,983   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Tallassee   [Map]   4,759   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Troy   [Map]   19,191   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,722   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,749   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Valley Grande   [Map]   ---   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   8,219   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Ada   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Blue Ridge   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Burkville   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Coosada   [Map]   1,244   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Elmore   [Map]   1,307   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
English Village   [Map]   ---   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Gibbs Village   [Map]   ---   NW   Less than 2 miles
Highland Village   [Map]   ---   NW   Less than 2 miles
Hope Hull   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Mount Meigs   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
New Town   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Pintlala   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Sunshine Village   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Waugh   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Young Forte Village   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles

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

Montgomery County ...

Edgemont Heights is located in Montgomery County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Montgomery County: Autauga, Bullock, Crenshaw, Elmore, Lowndes, Macon & Pike.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Edgemont Heights ...

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.

Cloverdale   -   Less than 2 miles to the East of Edgemont Heights   [Map]
Cloverland   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Cross Creek   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
English Village   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Executive Park   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Garden Square   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Gay Meadows   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Green Acres   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Grove Hill   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Grovewood   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Hillcrest   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
King Hill   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Lakeview Heights   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Lee Farms   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Lees Ferry   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Lynndale   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Maxwell Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Memorial Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Morningview   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Rosemary   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Spring Park   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Spring Valley   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Valley Whispers   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Wildwood   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   WNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   WNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   SSW   30 miles [48.3 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 Edgemont Heights.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Edgemont Heights. 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
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   87 miles [140 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   129 miles [207.6 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   138 miles [222.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NE   141 miles [226.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   NE   77 miles [123.9 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   E   81 miles [130.4 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SE   87 miles [140 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NW   96 miles [154.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   WNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   WNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   SSW   30 miles [48.3 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
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]
        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
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        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
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Montgomery County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Montgomery County: www.mc-ala.org/

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 Edgemont Heights.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Edgemont Heights. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Edgemont Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Edgemont Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3443, Longitude: -86.3183     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Edgemont Heights 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 Edgemont Heights), 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 Edgemont Heights.