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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Hokes Bluff.

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Around Hokes Bluff ...

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 Hokes Bluff. Rome (GA) has a population of 36,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Gadsden. It lies just west of Hokes Bluff and has a population of 35,800 people.

For comparison, Hokes Bluff has a population of 4,300 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 Hokes Bluff and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Clay   [Map]   ---   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,657   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Leeds   [Map]   11,940   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,823   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,531   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   N   46 miles [74 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   9,799   E   34 miles [54.7 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabama City   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Alexandria   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ballplay   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Banner   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Coat's Bend   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cobb City   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Cochran Springs   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Edwardsville   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Glencoe   [Map]   5,135   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Merrellton   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Oak Level   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pilgrims Rest   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Reece City   [Map]   628   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Southside   [Map]   8,600   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Wellington   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Etowah County ...

Hokes Bluff is located in Etowah County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Etowah County: Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, DeKalb, Marshall & Saint Clair.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hokes Bluff ...

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.

Ballplay   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast of Hokes Bluff   [Map]
Coat's Bend   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Edwardsville   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Fowler Ferry   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hokes Bluff Ferry   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Irene (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Keysburg   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Luke   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Millie (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Rock Spring   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hokes Bluff ...

Looking for more information about Hokes Bluff? 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 Hokes Bluff, 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 Hokes Bluff.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Hokes Bluff. 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 Hokes Bluff. 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
    Hokes Bluff Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Hokes Bluff


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 Hokes Bluff ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   ENE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   W   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 Hokes Bluff.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Hokes Bluff. 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   58 miles [93.3 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   85 miles [136.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SSE   65 miles [104.6 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NW   68 miles [109.4 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNE   81 miles [130.4 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WNW   112 miles [180.2 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   113 miles [181.9 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SSE   114 miles [183.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   ENE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   W   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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [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
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [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
 
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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.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 Hokes Bluff.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hokes Bluff. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9899, Longitude: -85.8644     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hokes Bluff 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 Hokes Bluff), 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 Hokes Bluff.