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Introduction ...

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

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Around Eliza ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Chattanooga (TN). It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the northeast of Eliza. Chattanooga (TN) has a population of 178,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Cleveland (TN). It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the northeast of Eliza and has a population of 44,300 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 and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Calhoun (GA)   [Map]   16,445   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Dalton (GA)   [Map]   34,077   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Fort Oglethorpe (GA)   [Map]   9,839   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Rome (GA)   [Map]   36,407   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Collegedale (TN)   [Map]   11,437   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
East Brainerd (TN)   [Map]   ---   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
East Ridge (TN)   [Map]   21,302   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Manchester (TN)   [Map]   10,617   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Middle Valley Estates (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Red Bank (TN)   [Map]   11,813   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Soddy-Daisy (TN)   [Map]   13,217   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Soddy Lake Heights (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Tullahoma (TN)   [Map]   19,273   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bridgeport   [Map]   2,337   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bryant   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Flat Rock   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Higdon   [Map]   ---   S   Less than 2 miles
Ider   [Map]   711   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
New Town   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Stevenson   [Map]   1,977   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cole City (GA)   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Rising Fawn (GA)   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Stewart Town (GA)   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Trenton (GA)   [Map]   2,255   E   5 miles [8 km]
Wildwood (GA)   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
New Hope (TN)   [Map]   1,063   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Richard City (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
South Pittsburg (TN)   [Map]   3,097   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Jackson County ...

Eliza is located in Jackson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jackson County: DeKalb, Madison, Marshall, Dade (GA), Franklin (TN) & Marion (TN).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Eliza ...

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.

Cartersville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South of Eliza   [Map]
Cedar Hill (GA)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Deer Head Cove   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Flat Rock   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Floral Crest   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Island Creek Ferry   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Liberty Hill   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Overlook   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Stewart Town (GA)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Union (GA)   -   5 miles [8 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 Eliza.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   SSW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Franklin Co. Airport   [Map]   UOS   NW   28 miles [45.1 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 Eliza.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Eliza. 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
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NW   105 miles [169 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   SE   108 miles [173.8 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SW   110 miles [177 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   112 miles [180.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   WSW   67 miles [107.8 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   W   113 miles [181.9 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NW   115 miles [185.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   SSW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Franklin Co. Airport   [Map]   UOS   NW   28 miles [45.1 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.

Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville 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
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Winchester Muni.   (ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Richard B. Russell Airport   (ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dalton Muni.   (DNN/KDNN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tullahoma Rgnl.   (THA/KTHA)   [Map]
        Website for Tullahoma Regional 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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        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
 
John C. Tune Airport   (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]
        Website for John C. Tune 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 Eliza. 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 Eliza.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eliza. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8640, Longitude: -85.6130     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Eliza 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 Eliza), 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 Eliza.