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Gaylesville, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Gaylesville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Rome (GA). It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the east of Gaylesville. Rome (GA) has a population of 36,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Gadsden. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the southwest of Gaylesville and has a population of 35,800 people.

For comparison, Gaylesville has a population of 140 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 Gaylesville and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,657   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,531   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Southside   [Map]   8,600   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Calhoun (GA)   [Map]   16,445   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Cartersville (GA)   [Map]   20,753   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   9,799   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Dallas (GA)   [Map]   13,108   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Dalton (GA)   [Map]   34,077   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Fort Oglethorpe (GA)   [Map]   9,839   N   50 miles [80.5 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Alpine   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Broomtown   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]   1,790   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Centre   [Map]   3,555   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Dog Town   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Douglas   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Howells Crossroads   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Kirk's Grove   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Leesburg   [Map]   1,008   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lickskillet   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mount Vernon   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sand Rock   [Map]   555   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Coosa (GA)   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lyerly (GA)   [Map]   528   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Menlo (GA)   [Map]   468   N   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Cherokee County ...

Gaylesville is located in Cherokee County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Cherokee County: Calhoun, Cleburne, DeKalb, Etowah, Chattooga (GA), Floyd (GA) & Polk (GA).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Gaylesville ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names 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.

Alexis   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast of Gaylesville   [Map]
Blanche   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Broomtown   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Cedar Bluff   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Cedar Springs (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Congo   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Cornwall   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Cornwall Furnace   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Dewey   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Early (GA) (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Grantville (Historic)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Grassland   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Hall Valley   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Kirk's Grove   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Little River   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Pathkiller Cove   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gaylesville ...

Looking for more information about Gaylesville? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Gaylesville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Gaylesville.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alabama Statewide Tourism
    Gaylesville Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Gaylesville

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 Gaylesville ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   SSW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   SSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Richard B. Russell Airport(ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]   RMG   ENE   23 miles [37 km]
Polk Co. Airport   [Map]   4A4   SE   29 miles [46.7 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 Gaylesville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Gaylesville. 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
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   SE   78 miles [125.5 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SW   83 miles [133.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNE   56 miles [90.1 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   WNW   73 miles [117.5 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   S   79 miles [127.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   SSW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   SSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Richard B. Russell Airport(ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]   RMG   ENE   23 miles [37 km]
Polk Co. Airport   [Map]   4A4   SE   29 miles [46.7 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.

Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        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
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Richard B. Russell Airport   (ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        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
Cartersville Airport   (ICAO: KVPC)   [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
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gaylesville. 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 Gaylesville.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gaylesville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2680, Longitude: -85.5586     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gaylesville 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 Gaylesville), 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 Gaylesville.