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Maylene, Alabama

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The location of Maylene

Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Maylene ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the north of Maylene. Birmingham has a population of 211,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the west of Maylene and has a population of 100,000 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 from Maylene and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Alabaster   [Map]   33,202   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,386   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,979   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,906   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Helena   [Map]   19,072   N   5 miles [8 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,476   N   18 miles [29 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,920   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,460   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,381   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,094   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,493   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,426   E   46 miles [74 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,827   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,291   N   18 miles [29 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Brantleyville   [Map]   ---   NW   Less than 2 miles
Brierfield   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Eddings   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Indian Springs Village   [Map]   2,606   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kimbrell   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
McCalla   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Montevallo   [Map]   6,636   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
New Village   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Saginaw   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Sawmill Town   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Shannon   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Siluria   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Tannehill   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Wilton   [Map]   688   S   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Shelby County ...

Maylene is located in Shelby County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Shelby County: Bibb, Chilton, Coosa, Jefferson, Saint Clair & Talladega.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Maylene ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Maylene ...

Looking for more information about Maylene? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Maylene, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Maylene.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alabama Statewide Tourism
    Maylene Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Maylene

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 Maylene ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Shelby Co. Airport  (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   ESE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Bessemer Airport (FAA ID: EKY)   [Map]   NNW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bibb Co. Airport (FAA ID: 0A8)   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   NNE   25 miles [40.2 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 Maylene.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Maylene. 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]   NNE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.  (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ENE   143 miles [230.1 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl.  (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   S   188 miles [302.6 km]
Pensacola Rgnl.  (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   S   189 miles [304.2 km]
Nashville Intl.  (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   N   201 miles [323.5 km]
Memphis Intl.  (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   NW   218 miles [350.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl. (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Montgomery Rgnl.  (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   SSE   67 miles [107.8 km]
Roanoke Muni.  (FAA ID: 7A5)   [Map]   E   86 miles [138.4 km]
Huntsville Intl.  (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   N   99 miles [159.3 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.  (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   NNW   114 miles [183.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Shelby Co. Airport  (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   ESE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Bessemer Airport (FAA ID: EKY)   [Map]   NNW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bibb Co. Airport (FAA ID: 0A8)   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 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
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
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
  Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
  Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
  Website for Nashville International 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
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
  Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
  Website for Huntsville International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Maylene.

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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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Maylene) 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 Maylene. 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 Maylene

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Maylene. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2034, Longitude: -86.8617     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Maylene 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 Maylene), 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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