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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Germania Springs.

This page contains six sections:

Around Germania Springs ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Rome (GA). It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the northeast of where Germania Springs would have been located. Rome (GA) has a population of 36,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Gadsden. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the northwest of Germania Springs and has a population of 35,800 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   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Clay   [Map]   ---   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,657   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Leeds   [Map]   11,940   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,823   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   S   18 miles [29 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Carrollton (GA)   [Map]   26,562   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   9,799   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Villa Rica (GA)   [Map]   15,201   E   48 miles [77.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexandria   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Banner   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Blue Mountain   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Blue Springs   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Booker T City   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Cobb City   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Glencoe   [Map]   5,135   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hokes Bluff   [Map]   4,277   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Merrellton   [Map]   ---   NE   Less than 2 miles
Nances Creek   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Piedmont   [Map]   4,666   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Saks   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Weaver   [Map]   3,076   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Wellington   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
White Plains   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Calhoun County ...

Germania Springs would have been located within present day Calhoun County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Calhoun County: Cherokee, Cleburne, Etowah, Saint Clair & Talladega.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Germania Springs ...

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.

Angel   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West of Germania Springs   [Map]
Bonny Brook   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Cedar Springs   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Couch   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Four Mile   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Jenkins   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Maxwellborn   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Mink (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Possum Trot   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Prices   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   SSW   18 miles [29 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   NNE   18 miles [29 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   WNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   WNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   NNE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   SW   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 Germania Springs.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Germania Springs. 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   WSW   60 miles [96.6 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   77 miles [123.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SSE   54 miles [86.9 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NW   79 miles [127.1 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNE   87 miles [140 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SSE   103 miles [165.8 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSW   113 miles [181.9 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   115 miles [185.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   SSW   18 miles [29 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   NNE   18 miles [29 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   WNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   WNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   NNE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   SW   34 miles [54.7 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.

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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [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
 
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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Calhoun County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Calhoun County: www.calhouncounty.org/

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 Germania Springs.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Germania Springs. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Germania Springs) 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 Germania Springs. 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 Germania Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Germania Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8482, Longitude: -85.7555     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Germania Springs 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 Germania Springs), 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 Germania Springs.