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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Mahan Crossroads.

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Around Mahan Crossroads ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the west of Mahan Crossroads. Huntsville has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Chattanooga (TN). It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the northeast of Mahan Crossroads and has a population of 178,000 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 Mahan Crossroads and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   S   41 miles [66 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,531   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Southside   [Map]   8,600   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Calhoun (GA)   [Map]   16,445   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   9,799   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Dalton (GA)   [Map]   34,077   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Fort Oglethorpe (GA)   [Map]   9,839   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Rome (GA)   [Map]   36,407   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
East Brainerd (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
East Ridge (TN)   [Map]   21,302   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Red Bank (TN)   [Map]   11,813   NE   46 miles [74 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alpine   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bootsville   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Douglas   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Dutton   [Map]   308   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hammondville   [Map]   485   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Henagar   [Map]   2,339   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Ider   [Map]   711   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mentone   [Map]   366   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Pine Ridge   [Map]   282   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pisgah   [Map]   707   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Powell   [Map]   954   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rainsville   [Map]   5,015   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Shiloh   [Map]   274   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Sylvania   [Map]   1,850   SW   Less than 2 miles
Valley Head   [Map]   550   E   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

DeKalb County ...

Mahan Crossroads is located in DeKalb County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of DeKalb County: Cherokee, Etowah, Jackson, Marshall, Chattooga (GA), Dade (GA) & Walker (GA).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Mahan Crossroads ...

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.

Blake   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South of Mahan Crossroads   [Map]
Central   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Council Bluff   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Elliott Crossroads   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
High Point   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Mays Gulf (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
New Home   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Plainview   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Rainsville   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Snake Creek (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Stamp   -   2 miles [3.2 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 Mahan Crossroads.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   SSE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   WNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   ENE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   SSE   34 miles [54.7 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 Mahan Crossroads.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Mahan Crossroads. 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   89 miles [143.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   SE   100 miles [160.9 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNW   118 miles [189.9 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   131 miles [210.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   W   56 miles [90.1 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SSE   102 miles [164.2 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   W   104 miles [167.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   SSE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   WNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   ENE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   SSE   34 miles [54.7 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
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Richard B. Russell Airport   (ICAO: KRMG)   [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
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Madison County Exec.   (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]
        Website for Madison County Executive 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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About DeKalb County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for DeKalb County: www.dekalbcountyal.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 Mahan Crossroads.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mahan Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5734, Longitude: -85.7752     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mahan Crossroads 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 Mahan Crossroads), 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 Mahan Crossroads.