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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Nances Creek.

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Around Nances Creek ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Rome (GA). It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the northeast of Nances Creek. Rome (GA) has a population of 36,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Gadsden. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the northwest of Nances Creek and has a population of 35,800 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 Nances Creek and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   N   41 miles [66 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,437   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,657   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,531   W   23 miles [37 km]
Southside   [Map]   8,600   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Carrollton (GA)   [Map]   26,562   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   9,799   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Dallas (GA)   [Map]   13,108   E   46 miles [74 km]
Villa Rica (GA)   [Map]   15,201   E   43 miles [69.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexandria   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Banner   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Blue Springs   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Booker T City   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Borden Springs   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Choccolocco   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dailey   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Edwardsville   [Map]   202   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Iron City   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Merrellton   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Piedmont   [Map]   4,666   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Spring Garden   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Weaver   [Map]   3,076   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Wellington   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
White Plains   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Calhoun County ...

Nances Creek is located in Calhoun County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Calhoun County: Cherokee, Cleburne, Etowah, Saint Clair & Talladega.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Nances Creek ...

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.

Burns   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast of Nances Creek   [Map]
Couch   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Greenwood   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Jenkins   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Liberty Hill   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Maxwellborn   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Possum Trot   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Prices   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Rabbittown   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   SSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Polk Co. Airport   [Map]   4A4   ENE   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 Nances Creek.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Nances Creek. 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   WSW   66 miles [106.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   72 miles [115.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SSE   52 miles [83.7 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NW   83 miles [133.6 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNE   85 miles [136.8 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SSE   101 miles [162.5 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSW   115 miles [185.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   SSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Polk Co. Airport   [Map]   4A4   ENE   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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [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
 
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
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        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
 
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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Calhoun County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Calhoun County: www.calhouncounty.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 Nances Creek.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Nances Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Nances Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nances Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8578, Longitude: -85.6564     [Map].

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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 Nances Creek), 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 Nances Creek.