;
  RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     
 

Lakeview, Alabama
(Calhoun County)

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other AL
Communities

The location of Lakeview

Click for Interactive Map

Click for Interactive Map
(GPS coordinates provided by the GNIS)
 
Click here for an interactive map for Lakeview
and the surrounding area.
 
 
 
 
Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
Alabama
 
The Commemorative Quarter for Alabama

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Lakeview ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Gadsden. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the northwest of Lakeview. Gadsden has a population of 35,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Carrollton (GA). It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the east of Lakeview and has a population of 26,600 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 starting from Lakeview and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Alexander City   [Map]   14,773   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Chelsea   [Map]   ---   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Irondale   [Map]   12,359   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,657   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Leeds   [Map]   11,940   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,823   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,540   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   9,799   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Abel   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Alexandria   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Blue Mountain   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Bynum   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Choccolocco   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cobb Town   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
De Armanville   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Elder   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Friendship   [Map]   ---   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Grant Town   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hobson City   [Map]   761   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Iron City   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Munford   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Saks   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Weaver   [Map]   3,076   N   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Calhoun County ...

Lakeview is located in Calhoun County.

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lakeview ...

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.

Blue Pond   -   Less than 2 miles to the East of Lakeview   [Map]
Boiling Spring   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Friendship   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Golden Springs   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hicks   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
House (Historic)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Jo Dell   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Meadowbrook   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Mechanicsville   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Spring Valley   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Trinity   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Woodland Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   WSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   NNW   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 Lakeview.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lakeview. 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   W   53 miles [85.3 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   80 miles [128.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NW   89 miles [143.2 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SE   91 miles [146.5 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSW   96 miles [154.5 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNE   104 miles [167.4 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   106 miles [170.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   WSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   NNW   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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        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
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [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
 
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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Calhoun County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Lakeview.

- Return to Citation

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lakeview. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6134, Longitude: -85.8216     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lakeview have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Lakeview), 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.

- Return to Citation


For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Lakeview.