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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Old Maylene ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the north of Old Maylene. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the west of Old Maylene and has a population of 99,500 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Old Maylene and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,783   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   N   18 miles [29 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   E   46 miles [74 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Brantleyville   [Map]   ---   N   Less than 2 miles
Brierfield   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,489   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Eddings   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Indian Springs Village   [Map]   2,544   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kimbrell   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Maylene   [Map]   ---   N   Less than 2 miles
McCalla   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Montevallo   [Map]   6,723   S   5 miles [8 km]
Saginaw   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Sawmill Town   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Siluria   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Tannehill   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Wilton   [Map]   682   S   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Shelby County ...

Old 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 Old Maylene ...

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.

Alabaster   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North of Old Maylene   [Map]
Elliotsville   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Fox Haven   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Glen Carbon   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Glen Forest   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Hardy   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Ivanhoe   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Keystone   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Kingwood   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Longview   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Meadow Green   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Mission Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Navajo Hills   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Navajo Pines   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Pea Ridge   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Sawmill Town   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Superior   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Willow Glen   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   ESE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   NNW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   SSE   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 Maylene.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Old 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)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   143 miles [230.1 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   188 miles [302.6 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   188 miles [302.6 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   202 miles [325.1 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   219 miles [352.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   67 miles [107.8 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   E   86 miles [138.4 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   99 miles [159.3 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   115 miles [185.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   ESE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   NNW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   SSE   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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        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
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
        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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.com/

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 Old Maylene.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Maylene. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1943, Longitude: -86.8614     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Old 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>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 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Old Maylene.