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Introduction ...

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

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Around Hanover ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the northwest of Hanover. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Montgomery. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the south of Hanover and has a population of 200,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Hanover and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Alexander City   [Map]   14,773   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Auburn   [Map]   63,118   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,413   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,606   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Comerdale   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gantts Quarry   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Goodwater   [Map]   1,324   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hissop   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hollins   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kellyton   [Map]   197   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mignon   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mount Olive   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Oak Grove   [Map]   511   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ray   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Rockford   [Map]   444   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Stewartville   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,540   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Weogufka   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Coosa County ...

Hanover is located in Coosa County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Coosa County: Chilton, Clay, Elmore, Shelby, Talladega & Tallapoosa.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hanover ...

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.

Chancellors Ferry   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West of Hanover   [Map]
Cottage Grove   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Crewsville   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Gold Branch   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Goodwater   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Jon   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lake Joy   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Liberty Hill   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Lyle   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Sunrise   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Unity   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Warm Springs   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   NNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   ESE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   NE   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 Hanover.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Hanover. 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   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   111 miles [178.6 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   175 miles [281.6 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   184 miles [296.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ESE   80 miles [128.7 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   W   82 miles [132 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   NNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   ESE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   NE   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.

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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County 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
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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 Hanover. 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 Hanover.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hanover. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0048, Longitude: -86.2025     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hanover 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 Hanover), 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 Hanover.