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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Old Coloma.

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Around Old Coloma ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Rome (GA). It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the northeast of Old Coloma. Rome (GA) has a population of 36,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Gadsden. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the west of Old Coloma and has a population of 35,800 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   37 miles [59.5 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,657   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Calhoun (GA)   [Map]   16,445   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Carrollton (GA)   [Map]   26,562   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Cartersville (GA)   [Map]   20,753   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   9,799   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Dallas (GA)   [Map]   13,108   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Villa Rica (GA)   [Map]   15,201   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Ballplay   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Banner   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Borden Springs   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]   1,790   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Centre   [Map]   3,555   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Dailey   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hokes Bluff   [Map]   4,277   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Howells Crossroads   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Kirk's Grove   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Leesburg   [Map]   1,008   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Merrellton   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Nances Creek   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Piedmont   [Map]   4,666   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rock Run   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Spring Garden   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]

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

Cherokee County ...

Old Coloma is located in Cherokee County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Cherokee County: Calhoun, Cleburne, DeKalb, Etowah, Chattooga (GA), Floyd (GA) & Polk (GA).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Old Coloma ...

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.

Dailey   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast of Old Coloma   [Map]
Frog Mountain   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Gnatville   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Greenwood   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Key   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Noah   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Pleasant Gap   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Pope   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Rock Run   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Rock Run Station   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Sandy Springs   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Spring Garden   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Tucker Crossroads   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Turkey Town (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSW   18 miles [29 km]
Polk Co. Airport   [Map]   4A4   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   W   27 miles [43.5 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 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 Old Coloma.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Old Coloma. 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   72 miles [115.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   73 miles [117.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SSE   63 miles [101.4 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNE   73 miles [117.5 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   WNW   78 miles [125.5 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SSE   111 miles [178.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSW   18 miles [29 km]
Polk Co. Airport   [Map]   4A4   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   W   27 miles [43.5 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
 
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
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Richard B. Russell Airport   (ICAO: KRMG)   [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
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        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
 

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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 Old Coloma.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Coloma. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0307, Longitude: -85.6183     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Old Coloma 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 Old Coloma), 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 Old Coloma.