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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Rolling Lakes.

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Around Rolling Lakes ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It lies just northwest of Rolling Lakes. Montgomery has a population of 200,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Auburn. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the northeast of Rolling Lakes 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 and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexander City   [Map]   14,773   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,846   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Clayton   [Map]   2,904   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Dadeville   [Map]   3,128   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,781   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,825   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,413   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,777   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,606   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Selma   [Map]   18,983   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Tallassee   [Map]   4,759   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Troy   [Map]   19,191   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,722   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,749   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   8,219   N   21 miles [33.8 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Ada   [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cecil   [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
English Village   [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gibbs Village   [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Grady   [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Highland Village   [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hope Hull   [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mount Meigs   [Map]     NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
New Town   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pine Level   [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pintlala   [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ramer   [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Sunshine Village   [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Waugh   [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Young Forte Village   [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

For more communities neighboring Rolling Lakes, please visit our County-by-County Page for Rolling Lakes.

Montgomery County ...

Rolling Lakes is located in Montgomery County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Montgomery County: Autauga, Bullock, Crenshaw, Elmore, Lowndes, Macon & Pike.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rolling Lakes ...

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.

Cross Creek   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest of Rolling Lakes   [Map]
Executive Park   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Foxchase   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Foxwood   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Georgetown   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Hobbie Farm   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hunters Point   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Perry's Mill   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Pike Road   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Red Level   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Regency Forest   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Regency Park   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Robinson Crossroads   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Rolling Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Shepherd Hill   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Spring Park   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Spring Valley   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Teasleys Mill   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Valley Whispers   -   6 miles [9.7 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 Rolling Lakes.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Rolling Lakes. 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 Rolling Lakes. 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 Rolling Lakes ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Rolling Lakes.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   WNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   NNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   SSE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   SW   29 miles [46.7 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 Rolling Lakes.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rolling Lakes. 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   97 miles [156.1 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   121 miles [194.7 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   134 miles [215.7 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NE   141 miles [226.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   WNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ENE   75 miles [120.7 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SE   76 miles [122.3 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   NE   78 miles [125.5 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NW   107 miles [172.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   NNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   SSE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   ENE   34 miles [54.7 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
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [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
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Auburn - Opelika Airport   (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]
        Website for Auburn - Opelika Robert G. Pitts 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
 
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
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

The official website for Montgomery County: www.mc-ala.org/

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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 Rolling Lakes.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rolling Lakes. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2251, Longitude: -86.1927     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rolling Lakes 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 Rolling Lakes), 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 Rolling Lakes.