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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Taylor Ford.

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Around Taylor Ford ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Chattanooga (TN). It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the northeast of Taylor Ford. Chattanooga (TN) has a population of 178,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Rome (GA). It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the southeast of Taylor Ford and has a population of 36,400 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 Taylor Ford and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Calhoun (GA)   [Map]   16,445   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   9,799   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Dalton (GA)   [Map]   34,077   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Fort Oglethorpe (GA)   [Map]   9,839   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Collegedale (TN)   [Map]   11,437   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
East Brainerd (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
East Ridge (TN)   [Map]   21,302   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Middle Valley Estates (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Red Bank (TN)   [Map]   11,813   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Signal Mountain (TN)   [Map]   8,573   N   40 miles [64.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alpine   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Broomtown   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Douglas   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Flat Rock   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hammondville   [Map]   485   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Henagar   [Map]   2,339   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ider   [Map]   711   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mentone   [Map]   366   W   Less than 2 miles
Sylvania   [Map]   1,850   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Valley Head   [Map]   550   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Cloudland (GA)   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Menlo (GA)   [Map]   468   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rising Fawn (GA)   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Summerville (GA)   [Map]   4,360   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Trion (GA)   [Map]   1,780   E   14 miles [22.5 km]

For more communities neighboring Taylor Ford, please visit our County-by-County Page for Taylor Ford.

DeKalb County ...

Taylor Ford is located in DeKalb County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of DeKalb County: Cherokee, Etowah, Jackson, Marshall, Chattooga (GA), Dade (GA) & Walker (GA).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Taylor Ford ...

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.

Alpine   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest of Taylor Ford   [Map]
Cloudland (GA)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Council Bluff   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Five Points   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Head River (GA)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Mays Gulf (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Mineral Springs (GA) (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Neal Crossing (GA)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
New Home   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Oak Grove   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Sulphur Springs   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Sulphur Springs Station (GA)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Valley Head   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Taylor Ford.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Taylor Ford. 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 Taylor Ford. 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 Taylor Ford ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Taylor Ford.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   ENE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   NNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Richard B. Russell Airport(ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]   RMG   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   S   34 miles [54.7 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 Taylor Ford.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Taylor Ford. 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   SE   92 miles [148.1 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SW   97 miles [156.1 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   122 miles [196.3 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNW   123 miles [197.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   W   68 miles [109.4 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   S   101 miles [162.5 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   W   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   ENE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   NNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Richard B. Russell Airport(ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]   RMG   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   S   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.

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
 
Dalton Muni.   (DNN/KDNN)   [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
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

The official website for DeKalb County: www.dekalbcountyal.us/

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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 Taylor Ford.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Taylor Ford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5868, Longitude: -85.5652     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Taylor Ford 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 Taylor Ford), 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 Taylor Ford.