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The location of Roanoke Junction









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Roanoke Junction.

This page contains six sections:

Around Roanoke Junction ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Columbus (GA). It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the southeast of Roanoke Junction. Columbus (GA) has a population of 194,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Auburn. It lies just southwest of Roanoke Junction and has a population of 64,000 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 Roanoke Junction and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Alexander City   [Map]   14,595   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Lanett   [Map]   6,271   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Opelika   [Map]   30,240   SW   Less than 2 miles
Phenix City   [Map]   36,219   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Roanoke   [Map]   5,934   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Smith's Station   [Map]   5,418   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Tallassee   [Map]   4,671   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,544   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,550   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Valley   [Map]   9,259   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   8,148   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Grantville (GA)   [Map]   3,226   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
LaGrange (GA)   [Map]   30,472   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Manchester (GA)   [Map]   3,997   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
West Point (GA)   [Map]   3,725   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Beauregard   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
The Bottle   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Camp Hill   [Map]   964   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Crawford   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Cusseta   [Map]   121   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Eady City   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Huguley   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
LaFayette   [Map]   2,944   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Loachapoka   [Map]   199   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Marvyn   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Plant City   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Prince Crossroads   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ridgewood Village   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Salem   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Waverly   [Map]   150   W   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Lee County ...

Roanoke Junction is located in Lee County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lee County: Chambers, Macon, Russell, Tallapoosa, Harris (GA) & Muscogee (GA).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Roanoke Junction ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Roanoke Junction.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Roanoke Junction. 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 Roanoke Junction. 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, attractions 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 Roanoke Junction ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Auburn - Opelika Airport  (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Lanett Muni. (FAA ID: 7A3)   [Map]   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   WNW   18 miles [29 km]
Moton Fld. Muni. (FAA ID: 06A)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Columbus Metro Airport  (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   ESE   27 miles [43.5 km]
La Grange - Callaway Airport (ICAO: KLGC)   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Harris Co. Airport   [Map]   ENE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Harris Co. Airport (FAA ID: PIM)   [Map]   ENE   30 miles [48.3 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Roanoke Junction.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Roanoke Junction. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.  (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   NE   85 miles [136.8 km]
Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   NW   100 miles [160.9 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl.  (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   SSW   166 miles [267.2 km]
Pensacola Rgnl.  (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   SW   186 miles [299.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Columbus Metro Airport  (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   ESE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Roanoke Muni.  (FAA ID: 7A5)   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Montgomery Rgnl.  (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   WSW   65 miles [104.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Auburn - Opelika Airport  (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Lanett Muni. (FAA ID: 7A3)   [Map]   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   WNW   18 miles [29 km]
Moton Fld. Muni. (FAA ID: 06A)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
La Grange - Callaway Airport (ICAO: KLGC)   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Harris Co. Airport   [Map]   ENE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Harris Co. Airport (FAA ID: PIM)   [Map]   ENE   30 miles [48.3 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.

Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
  Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
  Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
  Website for Dothan Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Middle Georgia Rgnl.   (MCN/KMCN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Auburn - Opelika Airport   (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]
  Website for Auburn - Opelika Robert G. Pitts Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
La Grange - Callaway Airport   (ICAO: KLGC)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
  Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Weedon Fld.   (ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
  Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
  Website for McGhee Tyson Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Savannah / Hilton Head Intl.   (SAV/KSAV)   [Map]
  Website for Savannah / Hilton Head International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
  Website for Nashville International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
  Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
  Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

The official website for State of Alabama: https://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 Roanoke Junction.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roanoke Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6796, Longitude: -85.3699     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Roanoke Junction 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Roanoke Junction), 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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