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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Sewell Ferry.

This page contains six sections:

Around Sewell Ferry ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Rome (GA). It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the east of Sewell Ferry. Rome (GA) has a population of 36,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Gadsden. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the southwest of Sewell Ferry and has a population of 35,800 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 Sewell Ferry and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,437   W   41 miles [66 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,657   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,531   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Southside   [Map]   8,600   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Calhoun (GA)   [Map]   16,445   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Cartersville (GA)   [Map]   20,753   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   9,799   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Dallas (GA)   [Map]   13,108   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Villa Rica (GA)   [Map]   15,201   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Broomtown   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]   1,790   NW   Less than 2 miles
Centre   [Map]   3,555   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dog Town   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gaylesville   [Map]   143   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Howells Crossroads   [Map]   ---   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Kirk's Grove   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Leesburg   [Map]   1,008   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lickskillet   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mount Vernon   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rock Run   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Sand Rock   [Map]   555   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Spring Garden   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cave Spring (GA)   [Map]   1,154   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Coosa (GA)   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]

For more communities neighboring Sewell Ferry, please visit our County-by-County Page for Sewell Ferry.

Cherokee County ...

Sewell Ferry 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 Sewell Ferry ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some 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.

Alexis   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast of Sewell Ferry   [Map]
Billy Goat Hill   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Cedar Bluff   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Centre   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Cornwall   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Cornwall Furnace   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Early (GA) (Historic)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Edwards Ferry   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Grantville (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Grassland   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Hall Valley   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Key   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Kirk's Grove   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Little River   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Noah   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Pathkiller Cove   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Round Mountain   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Tucker Crossroads   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Sewell Ferry.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Sewell Ferry. 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 Sewell Ferry. 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 Sewell Ferry ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Sewell Ferry.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   SSW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   NNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Richard B. Russell Airport(ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]   RMG   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Polk Co. Airport   [Map]   4A4   ESE   27 miles [43.5 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 Sewell Ferry.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sewell Ferry. 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
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   76 miles [122.3 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   WSW   81 miles [130.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNE   60 miles [96.6 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   WNW   74 miles [119.1 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   S   75 miles [120.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   SSW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   NNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Richard B. Russell Airport(ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]   RMG   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Polk Co. Airport   [Map]   4A4   ESE   27 miles [43.5 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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Richard B. Russell Airport   (ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        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
 
Cartersville Airport   (ICAO: KVPC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Cherokee County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Sewell Ferry.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sewell Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2056, Longitude: -85.5675     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sewell Ferry 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 Sewell Ferry), 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 Sewell Ferry.