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Round Mountain, Alabama

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The location of Round Mountain

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Round Mountain.

This page contains six sections:

Around Round Mountain ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Rome (GA). It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the east of Round Mountain. Rome (GA) has a population of 36,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Gadsden. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the southwest of Round Mountain and has a population of 35,400 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Round Mountain and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2017
Albertville   [Map]   21,392   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Anniston   [Map]   21,770   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,284   W   46 miles [74 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,652   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,071   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,429   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,612   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,180   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,555   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,484   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Southside   [Map]   8,731   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Calhoun (GA)   [Map]   16,414   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Cartersville (GA)   [Map]   20,978   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   9,939   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
LaFayette (GA)   [Map]   7,198   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Ballplay   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Broomtown   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]   1,798   E   5 miles [8 km]
Centre   [Map]   3,498   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Coat's Bend   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   1,969   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Dog Town   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gaylesville   [Map]   142   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Howells Crossroads   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kirk's Grove   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Leesburg   [Map]   1,021   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Lickskillet   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mount Vernon   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sand Rock   [Map]   554   W   5 miles [8 km]
Taft   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]

For more communities neighboring Round Mountain, please visit our County-by-County Page for Round Mountain.

Cherokee County ...

Round Mountain is located in Cherokee County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Cherokee County: Calhoun, Cleburne, DeKalb, Etowah, Chattooga (GA), Floyd (GA) & Polk (GA).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Round Mountain ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Round Mountain.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Round Mountain. 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 Round Mountain. 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 Round Mountain ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Round Mountain.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Centre Muni. (FAA ID: C22)   [Map]   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl. (FAA ID: PYP)   [Map]   SSE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Isbell Fld. (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl. (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   SW   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 Round Mountain.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Round Mountain. 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]   SW   75 miles [120.7 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.  (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ESE   82 miles [132 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lovell Fld.  (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   NNE   62 miles [99.8 km]
Huntsville Intl.  (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   WNW   68 miles [109.4 km]
Roanoke Muni.  (FAA ID: 7A5)   [Map]   SSE   77 miles [123.9 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.  (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   WNW   115 miles [185.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Centre Muni. (FAA ID: C22)   [Map]   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl. (FAA ID: PYP)   [Map]   SSE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Isbell Fld. (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl. (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   SW   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
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Richard B. Russell Airport   (ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
  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
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
  Website for Memphis International Airport
  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
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
  Website for Lovell Field
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
  Website for Huntsville International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
  Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Cherokee County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Round Mountain.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Round Mountain) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Round Mountain. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2156, Longitude: -85.6839     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Round Mountain 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 Round Mountain), 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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