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The location of Littleton









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Littleton ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Gadsden. It lies just southeast of Littleton. Gadsden has a population of 35,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Trussville. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the southwest of Littleton and has a population of 22,300 people.

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

Community   2018
Population
DirDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,568   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Anniston   [Map]   21,569   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,858   W   41 miles [66 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   13,987   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   14,021   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Irondale   [Map]   12,555   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,531   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Leeds   [Map]   12,053   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Moody   [Map]   13,069   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,161   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,796   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,405   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,291   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   10,215   E   50 miles [80.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2018
Population
DirDistance
Alabama City   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Altoona   [Map]   914   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,799   S   5 miles [8 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,656   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Egypt   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Gallant   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ivalee   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Mountainboro   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,565   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Reece City   [Map]   624   E   5 miles [8 km]
Ridgeville   [Map]   109   E   Less than 2 miles
Sardis City   [Map]   1,787   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Steele   [Map]   1,073   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Walnut Grove   [Map]   689   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Whitesboro   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Etowah County ...

Littleton 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 Littleton ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Littleton.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Littleton. 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 Littleton. 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, attractions 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 Littleton ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   SSE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl. (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   SSE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Albertville Rgnl. (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   NNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Robbins Fld. (FAA ID: 20A)   [Map]   WSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Guntersville Muni. (FAA ID: 8A1)   [Map]   NNW   24 miles [38.6 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Littleton.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Littleton. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.  (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ESE   102 miles [164.2 km]
Nashville Intl.  (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   NNW   145 miles [233.4 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport  (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   NE   170 miles [273.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Huntsville Intl.  (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   NW   53 miles [85.3 km]
Roanoke Muni.  (FAA ID: 7A5)   [Map]   SE   78 miles [125.5 km]
Lovell Fld.  (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   NE   85 miles [136.8 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.  (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   WNW   96 miles [154.5 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl. (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   SW   103 miles [165.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   SSE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl. (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   SSE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Albertville Rgnl. (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   NNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Robbins Fld. (FAA ID: 20A)   [Map]   WSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Guntersville Muni. (FAA ID: 8A1)   [Map]   NNW   24 miles [38.6 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
  Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
  Website for Nashville International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
  Website for McGhee Tyson Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
  Website for Memphis International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
  Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
  Website for Huntsville International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
  Website for Lovell Field
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
  Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Etowah County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Littleton. 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: https://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 Littleton.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Littleton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0670, Longitude: -86.1330     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Littleton 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Littleton), 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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