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Introduction ...

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

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Around Mountainboro ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the northwest of Mountainboro. Huntsville has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Gadsden. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the southeast of Mountainboro and has a population of 35,800 people.

For comparison, Mountainboro has a population of 330 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
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,657   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Leeds   [Map]   11,940   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,823   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   9,799   E   50 miles [80.5 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabama City   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Altoona   [Map]   919   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,865   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Douglas   [Map]   761   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Egypt   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Gallant   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Horton   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ivalee   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rabbit Town   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Reece City   [Map]   628   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ridgeville   [Map]   105   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Sardis City   [Map]   1,771   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Walnut Grove   [Map]   681   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Whitesboro   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

Etowah County ...

Mountainboro 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 Mountainboro ...

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.

Aurora   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest of Mountainboro   [Map]
Cave Springs   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Egypt   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Happy Hill   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Littleton   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Maryville   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Mays   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Noble Hill   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Pulltight   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Red Apple (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Rockledge   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Shady Grove   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Union   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Mountainboro.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   NNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   SE   31 miles [49.9 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 Mountainboro.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Mountainboro. 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   53 miles [85.3 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   103 miles [165.8 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNW   140 miles [225.3 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   166 miles [267.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NE   81 miles [130.4 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SSE   82 miles [132 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WNW   93 miles [149.7 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SW   106 miles [170.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   NNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   SE   31 miles [49.9 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [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
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Etowah County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mountainboro. 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: 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 Mountainboro.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Mountainboro. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mountainboro) 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 Mountainboro. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mountainboro

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mountainboro. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1441, Longitude: -86.1313     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mountainboro 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 Mountainboro), 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 Mountainboro.