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Introduction ...

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

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Around Holly Springs ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the southwest of Holly Springs. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the southwest of Holly Springs and has a population of 85,000 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Allgood   [Map]   627   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Argo   [Map]   4,213   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Ayres   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Branchville   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Dallas   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Deavers   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Highland Lake   [Map]   425   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Locust Fork   [Map]   1,192   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Margaret   [Map]   4,633   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Odenville   [Map]   3,743   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Oneonta   [Map]   6,699   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Remlap   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Saint Clair Springs   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Springville   [Map]   4,251   S   5 miles [8 km]
Straight Mountain   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Blount County ...

Holly Springs is located in Blount County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Blount County: Cullman, Etowah, Jefferson, Marshall, Saint Clair, Walker & Winston.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Holly Springs ...

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.

Allgood   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North of Holly Springs   [Map]
Branchville   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Champion   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Cool Springs   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Graystone   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Inland Junction   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Little Warrior   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Mill (Historic)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Misty Pines   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Mountain View   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Pine Mountain   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Straight Mountain   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Sunnyside   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NNE   11 miles [17.7 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   NNE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   NW   37 miles [59.5 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 Holly Springs.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Holly 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   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   118 miles [189.9 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   159 miles [255.9 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   196 miles [315.4 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   216 miles [347.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNW   58 miles [93.3 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   77 miles [123.9 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SE   80 miles [128.7 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NW   90 miles [144.8 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   105 miles [169 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NE   110 miles [177 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NNE   11 miles [17.7 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   NNE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   ESE   39 miles [62.8 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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [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
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County 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
 
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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Alabama

About Blount County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.al.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 Holly Springs.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Holly Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8245, Longitude: -86.4783     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Holly 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 Holly 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 Holly Springs.