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The location of Egypt









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Egypt ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Gadsden. It lies just southeast of Egypt. Gadsden has a population of 35,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Trussville. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the southwest of Egypt and has a population of 21,800 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,392   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Anniston   [Map]   21,770   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Clay   [Map]   ---   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,385   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,071   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,906   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Irondale   [Map]   12,468   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,612   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Leeds   [Map]   12,031   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,956   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,180   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,676   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,484   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,426   S   44 miles [70.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Alabama City   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Altoona   [Map]   917   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,827   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,652   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Douglas   [Map]   768   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gallant   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ivalee   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Mountainboro   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,555   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Reece City   [Map]   627   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ridgeville   [Map]   107   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Sardis City   [Map]   1,796   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Steele   [Map]   1,070   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Walnut Grove   [Map]   690   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Whitesboro   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Etowah County ...

Egypt is located in 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 Egypt ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   SSE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl. (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   SSE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Albertville Rgnl. (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   NNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Robbins Fld. (FAA ID: 20A)   [Map]   WSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Guntersville Muni. (FAA ID: 8A1)   [Map]   NNW   23 miles [37 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 Egypt.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Egypt. 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   49 miles [78.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.  (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ESE   103 miles [165.8 km]
Nashville Intl.  (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   N   144 miles [231.7 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport  (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   NE   171 miles [275.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Huntsville Intl.  (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   NW   52 miles [83.7 km]
Roanoke Muni.  (FAA ID: 7A5)   [Map]   SE   79 miles [127.1 km]
Lovell Fld.  (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   NE   85 miles [136.8 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.  (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   WNW   94 miles [151.3 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl. (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   SW   102 miles [164.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   SSE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl. (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   SSE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Albertville Rgnl. (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   NNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Robbins Fld. (FAA ID: 20A)   [Map]   WSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Guntersville Muni. (FAA ID: 8A1)   [Map]   NNW   23 miles [37 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [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
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
  Website for Huntsville International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
  Website for Lovell Field
  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 ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Etowah County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/

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 Egypt.

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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- Egypt) 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 Egypt. 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 Egypt

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Egypt. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0743, Longitude: -86.1565     [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 Egypt), 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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