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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Lola City.

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Around Lola City ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the west of Lola City. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the southwest of Lola City 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   26 miles [41.8 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   E   41 miles [66 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Acmar   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Alton   [Map]   ---   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Breakstone Village   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cahaba Village   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Chalkville   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dunnavant   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Gate City   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Grayson Valley   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Irondale   [Map]   12,359   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Leeds   [Map]   11,940   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Marks Village   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,823   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Scott City   [Map]   ---   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Woodland Village   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Zion City   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Jefferson County ...

Lola City is located in Jefferson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jefferson County: Bibb, Blount, Saint Clair, Shelby, Tuscaloosa & Walker.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lola City ...

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.

Battleground   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest of Lola City   [Map]
Cedar Grove (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Dale (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Liberty Highlands   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Maplewood   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Moore Corner   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Mountain Forest   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Oak Crossing   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Queenstown   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Rock Ridge   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Roper   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Rose Hill   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Saddlebrook   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Woodland Village   -   4 miles [6.4 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 Lola City.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NNE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   SSE   32 miles [51.5 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 Lola City.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lola City. 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   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   125 miles [201.2 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   176 miles [283.2 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   213 miles [342.8 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   213 miles [342.8 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   216 miles [347.6 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   217 miles [349.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   63 miles [101.4 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   74 miles [119.1 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   77 miles [123.9 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   88 miles [141.6 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NW   99 miles [159.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NNE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   SSE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   NE   40 miles [64.4 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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional 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
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [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
 
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
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson Airport
        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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lola City.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lola City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5729, Longitude: -86.6011     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lola City 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 Lola City), 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 Lola City.