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The location of Lola City









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Lola City ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 12 miles [19 km] to the west of Lola City. Birmingham has a population of 210,000 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 85,100 people.

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

Community   2018
Population
DirDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   33,340   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Anniston   [Map]   21,569   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,538   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,858   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,157   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Helena   [Map]   19,529   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,397   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,380   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,306   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,161   E   41 miles [66 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,744   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,291   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Trussville   [Map]   22,314   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,461   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2018
Population
DirDistance
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 Landing   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 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]   12,555   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Leeds   [Map]   12,053   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Marks Village   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Moody   [Map]   13,069   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Scott City   [Map]   ---   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Woodland Village   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 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 ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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, 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 Lola City ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport  (FAA ID: PLR)   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bessemer Airport (FAA ID: EKY)   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Shelby Co. Airport  (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   SSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Robbins Fld. (FAA ID: 20A)   [Map]   NNE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Talladega Muni. (FAA ID: ASN)   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Sylacauga Muni. (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity 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)   DirDistance
Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.  (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   E   125 miles [201.2 km]
Nashville Intl.  (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   N   176 miles [283.2 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl.  (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   S   213 miles [342.8 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport  (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   NE   213 miles [342.8 km]
Pensacola Rgnl.  (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   S   216 miles [347.6 km]
Memphis Intl.  (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   WNW   217 miles [349.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

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

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
St. Clair Co. Airport  (FAA ID: PLR)   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bessemer Airport (FAA ID: EKY)   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Shelby Co. Airport  (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   SSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Robbins Fld. (FAA ID: 20A)   [Map]   NNE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Talladega Muni. (FAA ID: ASN)   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Sylacauga Muni. (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SSE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl. (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
  Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
  Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
  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
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
  Website for Shelby County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [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
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
  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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
  Website for McGhee Tyson Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
  Website for Pensacola Regional 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
  Website for Huntsville International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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 Lola City.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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, 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 we use 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>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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