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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Garden City.

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Around Garden City ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the south of Garden City. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntsville. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the north of Garden City and has a population of 193,000 people.

For comparison, Garden City has a population of 500 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
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   S   46 miles [74 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Decatur   [Map]   55,072   N   41 miles [66 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Madison   [Map]   47,959   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   S   38 miles [61.2 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bangor   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Blount Springs   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Blountsville   [Map]   1,694   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   1,313   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Colony   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Deavers   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Dodge City   [Map]   606   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
East Point   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Good Hope   [Map]   2,288   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gum Springs   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Hanceville   [Map]   3,288   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hayden   [Map]   1,338   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Nectar   [Map]   344   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Smoke Rise   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
White City   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]

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

Cullman County ...

Garden City is primarily located in Cullman County. A portion of Garden City extends into Blount County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Cullman County: Blount, Lawrence, Marshall, Morgan, Walker & Winston.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Garden City ...

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.

Black Bottom   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest of Garden City   [Map]
Center Community   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Damascus   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Dodge City   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Gum Springs   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
High Rock   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Joy   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Nectar   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
River Bend   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Sky Ball   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Steppville   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Sugar Creek   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   NNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   ENE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   WSW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   WNW   34 miles [54.7 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 Garden City.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Garden City. 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   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   135 miles [217.3 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   145 miles [233.4 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   196 miles [315.4 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   199 miles [320.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NW   70 miles [112.7 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SW   74 miles [119.1 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SE   100 miles [160.9 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NE   112 miles [180.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   NNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   ENE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   WSW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   WNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   E   37 miles [59.5 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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [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
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
 
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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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The Communities of Alabama

About Cullman County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cullman County: www.co.cullman.al.us/

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 Garden City.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Garden City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0167, Longitude: -86.7489     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Garden City 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 Garden City), 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 Garden City.