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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to High Point.

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Around High Point ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Chattanooga (TN). It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the northeast of High Point. Chattanooga (TN) has a population of 178,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Rome (GA). It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the southeast of High Point and has a population of 36,400 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 and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,531   S   46 miles [74 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   W   18 miles [29 km]
Calhoun (GA)   [Map]   16,445   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   9,799   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Dalton (GA)   [Map]   34,077   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Fort Oglethorpe (GA)   [Map]   9,839   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Collegedale (TN)   [Map]   11,437   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
East Brainerd (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
East Ridge (TN)   [Map]   21,302   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Middle Valley Estates (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Red Bank (TN)   [Map]   11,813   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alpine   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bootsville   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Douglas   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Dutton   [Map]   308   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hammondville   [Map]   485   E   5 miles [8 km]
Henagar   [Map]   2,339   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Ider   [Map]   711   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mentone   [Map]   366   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pine Ridge   [Map]   282   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pisgah   [Map]   707   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Powell   [Map]   954   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Rainsville   [Map]   5,015   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Shiloh   [Map]   274   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Sylvania   [Map]   1,850   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Valley Head   [Map]   550   E   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

DeKalb County ...

High Point is located in DeKalb County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of DeKalb County: Cherokee, Etowah, Jackson, Marshall, Chattooga (GA), Dade (GA) & Walker (GA).

Curious and Interesting Names Near High Point ...

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.

Blake   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South of High Point   [Map]
Central   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Council Bluff   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Elliott Crossroads   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Keith   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Mays Gulf (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
New Home   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Snake Creek (Historic)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Stamp   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Valley Head   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   WNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   WSW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   NNE   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 High Point.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from High Point. 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   SW   90 miles [144.8 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   SE   98 miles [157.7 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNW   119 miles [191.5 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   130 miles [209.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   W   59 miles [95 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   S   101 miles [162.5 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   W   107 miles [172.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   WNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   WSW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   NNE   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
 
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
 
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
 
Winchester Muni.   (ICAO: KBGF)   [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
 
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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        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 High Point. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for DeKalb County: www.dekalbcountyal.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 High Point.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in High Point. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5715, Longitude: -85.7283     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for High Point 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 High Point), 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 High Point.