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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Calhoun.

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Around Calhoun ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Chattanooga (TN). It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the northwest of Calhoun. Chattanooga (TN) has a population of 178,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Roswell. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southeast of Calhoun and has a population of 94,600 people.

For comparison, Calhoun has a population of 16,400 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 starting from Calhoun and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Acworth   [Map]   22,418   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Alpharetta   [Map]   65,338   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Canton   [Map]   26,340   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Cartersville   [Map]   20,753   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Dalton   [Map]   34,077   N   18 miles [29 km]
Kennesaw   [Map]   33,627   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Marietta   [Map]   60,941   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Milton   [Map]   ---   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Powder Springs   [Map]   14,956   S   46 miles [74 km]
Rome   [Map]   36,407   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Smyrna   [Map]   56,664   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Woodstock   [Map]   30,929   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Cleveland (TN)   [Map]   44,271   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
East Brainerd (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
East Ridge (TN)   [Map]   21,302   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Adairsville   [Map]   4,816   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Armuchee   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ball Ground   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Crown Mill Village   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Damascus   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Fairmount   [Map]   738   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hill City   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
New Town   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Oakman   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Plainville   [Map]   323   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ranger   [Map]   135   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Resaca   [Map]   781   N   5 miles [8 km]
Rydal   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Shannon   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sugar Valley   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]

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

Gordon County ...

Calhoun is located in Gordon County and is the County Seat.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Gordon County: Bartow, Cherokee, Floyd, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens, Walker & Whitfield.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Calhoun ...

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.

Angelville   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast of Calhoun   [Map]
Big Spring (Historic)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Cash   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Crane Eater   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Damascus   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Farmville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Fields Ferry   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Fricks Ferry   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Hill City   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Hunts Corner   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Lands Ferry   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Lays Ferry   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Printup Ferry   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Redbud   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Rocky Creek (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Soapstick   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Sugar Valley   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Water Valley (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Calhoun ...

Looking for more information about Calhoun? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Calhoun, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Calhoun.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Calhoun. 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 Calhoun. 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 Georgia

    Georgia Tourism
    Parks for Georgia

    Fishing in Georgia
    Hunting in Georgia

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Georgia Statewide Tourism
    Calhoun Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Calhoun


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Georgia

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Georgia

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Georgia

Airports Near Calhoun ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tom B. David Fld.   [Map]   CZL   SSE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Richard B. Russell Airport(ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]   RMG   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dalton Muni.(DNN/KDNN)   [Map]   DNN   NNE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Gilmer Co. Airport   [Map]   49A   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cartersville Airport(ICAO: KVPC)   [Map]   VPC   SSE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Pickens Co. Airport   [Map]   JZP   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cherokee Co. Airport(ICAO: K47A)   [Map]   47A   ESE   32 miles [51.5 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 Calhoun.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Calhoun. 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   SSE   66 miles [106.2 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NNE   105 miles [169 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   WSW   121 miles [194.7 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NW   148 miles [238.2 km]
Greenville Airport (GSP/KGSP)   [Map]   GSP   E   157 miles [252.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SSW   97 miles [156.1 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   W   104 miles [167.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tom B. David Fld.   [Map]   CZL   SSE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Richard B. Russell Airport(ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]   RMG   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dalton Muni.(DNN/KDNN)   [Map]   DNN   NNE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Gilmer Co. Airport   [Map]   49A   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cartersville Airport(ICAO: KVPC)   [Map]   VPC   SSE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Pickens Co. Airport   [Map]   JZP   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cherokee Co. Airport(ICAO: K47A)   [Map]   47A   ESE   32 miles [51.5 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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson Airport
        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
 
Cartersville Airport   (ICAO: KVPC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Cherokee Co. Airport   (ICAO: K47A)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Cobb County - McCollum Fld.   (ICAO: KRYY)   [Map]
        Website for Cobb County - McCollum Field
        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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Greenville Airport   (GSP/KGSP)   [Map]
        Website for Greenville - Spartanburg Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Columbia Metro Airport   (CAE/KCAE)   [Map]
        Website for Columbia Metropolitan Airport
        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
 

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Gordon County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Calhoun: www.cityofcalhoun-ga.com/

The official website for Gordon County: www.gordoncounty.org/

The official website for State of Georgia: www.georgia.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Calhoun. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Calhoun

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Calhoun. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5026, Longitude: -84.9513     [Map].

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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 Calhoun), 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 Calhoun.