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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Overton Heights.

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Around Overton Heights ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 12 miles [19 km] to the southeast of Overton Heights. Montgomery has a population of 200,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Auburn. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the east of Overton Heights and has a population of 63,100 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 Overton Heights and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexander City   [Map]   14,773   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,489   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,846   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Columbiana   [Map]   4,539   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,781   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,413   W   Less than 2 miles
Montevallo   [Map]   6,723   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,777   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,606   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Selma   [Map]   18,983   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,540   N   46 miles [74 km]
Tallassee   [Map]   4,759   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,722   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Valley Grande   [Map]   ---   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   8,219   E   8 miles [12.9 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Blue Ridge   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Booth   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Coosada   [Map]   1,244   SE   Less than 2 miles
Deatsville   [Map]   1,157   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Elmore   [Map]   1,307   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
English Village   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gibbs Village   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Highland Village   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Holtville   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Marbury   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
New Town   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pine Level   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sunshine Village   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Titus   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Young Forte Village   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Elmore County ...

Overton Heights is located in Elmore County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Elmore County: Autauga, Chilton, Coosa, Macon, Montgomery & Tallapoosa.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Overton Heights ...

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.

Cold Springs   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North of Overton Heights   [Map]
Eastern Meadows   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Five Points   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Flatwood   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Garden Square   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Great Oaks   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hughes Ferry   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Kingswood   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Live Oaks   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Open Acres   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Overlook   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Prattville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Prattville Junction   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Quail Run   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Robinson Springs   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Rose Hill   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Scenic Hills   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Stoney Point   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Willowbrook   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   NE   Less than 2 miles
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   WSW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   WSW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   NNW   28 miles [45.1 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 Overton Heights.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Overton Heights. 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   NNW   76 miles [122.3 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NE   135 miles [217.3 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   140 miles [225.3 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   149 miles [239.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   NE   71 miles [114.3 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   E   81 miles [130.4 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NW   88 miles [141.6 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SSE   97 miles [156.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   NE   Less than 2 miles
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   WSW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   WSW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   NNW   28 miles [45.1 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
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan 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
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Elmore County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Elmore County: www.elmoreco.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 Overton Heights.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Overton Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5090, Longitude: -86.3464     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Overton Heights 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 Overton Heights), 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 Overton Heights.