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Garden Square, Alabama

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The location of Garden Square

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Garden Square ...

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

The next largest community is Auburn. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the east of Garden Square and has a population of 64,000 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 Garden Square and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2017
Alexander City   [Map]   14,595   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,756   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Dadeville   [Map]   3,106   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,632   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,770   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,318   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   9,322   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,498   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Selma   [Map]   18,370   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Tallassee   [Map]   4,671   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Troy   [Map]   19,037   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,544   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,550   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Valley Grande   [Map]   3,713   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   8,148   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Blue Ridge   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Burkville   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Capitol Heights   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Coosada   [Map]   1,283   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Deatsville   [Map]   1,164   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Elmore   [Map]   1,306   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
English Village   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Gibbs Village   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Highland Village   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hope Hull   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mount Meigs   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
New Town   [Map]   ---   SW   Less than 2 miles
Sunshine Village   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Waugh   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Young Forte Village   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]

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

Montgomery County ...

Garden Square 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 Garden Square ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Wetumpka Muni. (FAA ID: 08A)   [Map]   NNW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Montgomery Rgnl.  (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld. (FAA ID: 1A9)   [Map]   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ENE   24 miles [38.6 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 Garden Square.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Garden Square. 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]   NNW   83 miles [133.6 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl.  (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   S   133 miles [214 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.  (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   NE   136 miles [218.9 km]
Pensacola Rgnl.  (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   SSW   143 miles [230.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Montgomery Rgnl.  (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Roanoke Muni.  (FAA ID: 7A5)   [Map]   NE   72 miles [115.9 km]
Columbus Metro Airport  (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   E   78 miles [125.5 km]
Dothan Rgnl.  (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   SSE   89 miles [143.2 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl. (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   NW   94 miles [151.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Wetumpka Muni. (FAA ID: 08A)   [Map]   NNW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld. (FAA ID: 1A9)   [Map]   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Franklin Fld. (FAA ID: 07A)   [Map]   ESE   32 miles [51.5 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
  Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
  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
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
  Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
  Website for Nashville International Airport
  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
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
  Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
  Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
  Website for Dothan Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Garden Square.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Garden Square. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4112, Longitude: -86.2889     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Garden Square 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Garden Square), 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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