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The location of Rose Hill









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Rose Hill.

This page contains six sections:

Around Rose Hill ...

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

The next largest community is Prattville. It lies just west of Rose Hill and has a population of 35,500 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.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Alexander City   [Map]   14,595   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,979   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,756   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Columbiana   [Map]   4,647   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Dadeville   [Map]   3,106   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,632   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,318   NW   Less than 2 miles
Pike Road   [Map]   9,322   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Selma   [Map]   18,370   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,264   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Tallassee   [Map]   4,671   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,544   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,550   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Valley Grande   [Map]   3,713   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   8,148   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Blue Ridge   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Booth   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Burkville   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Capitol Heights   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Coosada   [Map]   1,283   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Deatsville   [Map]   1,164   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Elmore   [Map]   1,306   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
English Village   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gibbs Village   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Highland Village   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Holtville   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
New Town   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pine Level   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sunshine Village   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Young Forte Village   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]

For more communities neighboring Rose Hill, please visit our County-by-County Page for Rose Hill.

Elmore County ...

Rose Hill 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 Rose Hill ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Rose Hill.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Rose Hill. 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 Rose Hill. 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 Rose Hill ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Rose Hill.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Wetumpka Muni. (FAA ID: 08A)   [Map]   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld. (FAA ID: 1A9)   [Map]   WSW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   WSW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Montgomery Rgnl.  (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld. (FAA ID: 02A)   [Map]   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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Rose Hill.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rose Hill. 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
Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   NNW   77 miles [123.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.  (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   NE   137 miles [220.5 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl.  (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   S   138 miles [222.1 km]
Pensacola Rgnl.  (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   SSW   147 miles [236.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Montgomery Rgnl.  (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Roanoke Muni.  (FAA ID: 7A5)   [Map]   NE   72 miles [115.9 km]
Columbus Metro Airport  (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   E   82 miles [132 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl. (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   NW   88 miles [141.6 km]
Dothan Rgnl.  (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   SSE   96 miles [154.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Wetumpka Muni. (FAA ID: 08A)   [Map]   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld. (FAA ID: 1A9)   [Map]   WSW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   WSW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld. (FAA ID: 02A)   [Map]   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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
  Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta 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
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [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
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
  Website for Nashville International 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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
  Website for Montgomery Regional 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Elmore County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rose Hill. 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: 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 Rose Hill.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rose Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4876, Longitude: -86.3630     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rose Hill 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 Rose Hill), 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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