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The location of Etna









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Etna ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Marietta. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the east of Etna. Marietta has a population of 61,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Rome. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the northeast of Etna and has a population of 36,400 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 Etna and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Albertville (AL)   [Map]   21,392   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Anniston (AL)   [Map]   21,770   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Fort Payne (AL)   [Map]   14,071   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Gadsden (AL)   [Map]   35,409   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Oxford (AL)   [Map]   21,180   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Acworth   [Map]   22,698   E   41 miles [66 km]
Calhoun   [Map]   16,414   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Carrollton   [Map]   26,815   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Cartersville   [Map]   20,978   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Dallas   [Map]   13,237   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Douglasville   [Map]   33,675   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Kennesaw   [Map]   34,344   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Powder Springs   [Map]   15,052   E   41 miles [66 km]
Villa Rica   [Map]   15,345   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Woodstock   [Map]   31,564   E   50 miles [80.5 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Borden Springs (AL)   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cedar Bluff (AL)   [Map]   1,798   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Dailey (AL)   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Howells Crossroads (AL)   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kirk's Grove (AL)   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Piedmont (AL)   [Map]   4,618   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rock Run (AL)   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Spring Garden (AL)   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cave Spring   [Map]   1,141   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cedartown   [Map]   9,939   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Coosa   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Esom Hill   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Felton   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lindale   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Silver Creek   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Polk County ...

Etna is located in Polk County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Polk County: Cherokee (AL), Cleburne (AL), Bartow, Floyd, Haralson & Paulding.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Etna ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

    Georgia Tourism
    Parks for Georgia

    Fishing in Georgia
    Hunting in Georgia


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 Etna ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Cherokee Co. Rgnl. (FAA ID: PYP)   [Map]   WNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Polk Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4A4)   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Centre Muni. (FAA ID: C22)   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Paulding County Rgnl. (FAA ID: PUJ)   [Map]   ESE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Richard B. Russell Airport (ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
West Georgia Rgnl. (FAA ID: CTJ)   [Map]   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Wilson Intl. (FAA ID: 27GA)   [Map]   SE   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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Etna.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Etna. 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
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.  (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ESE   61 miles [98.2 km]
Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   WSW   83 miles [133.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Roanoke Muni.  (FAA ID: 7A5)   [Map]   S   60 miles [96.6 km]
Lovell Fld.  (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   N   71 miles [114.3 km]
Huntsville Intl.  (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   WNW   89 miles [143.2 km]
Columbus Metro Airport  (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   SSE   106 miles [170.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Cherokee Co. Rgnl. (FAA ID: PYP)   [Map]   WNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Polk Co. Airport (FAA ID: 4A4)   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Centre Muni. (FAA ID: C22)   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Paulding County Rgnl. (FAA ID: PUJ)   [Map]   ESE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Richard B. Russell Airport (ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
West Georgia Rgnl. (FAA ID: CTJ)   [Map]   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Wilson Intl. (FAA ID: 27GA)   [Map]   SE   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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
  Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Richard B. Russell Airport   (ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Cartersville Airport   (ICAO: KVPC)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
  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
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [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
 
Greenville Airport   (GSP/KGSP)   [Map]
  Website for Greenville - Spartanburg Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Columbia Metro Airport   (CAE/KCAE)   [Map]
  Website for Columbia Metropolitan Airport
  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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
  Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Polk County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Polk County: www.polkcountygeorgia.us/

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

Footnotes ...

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

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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 drawn from Point A (ie- Etna) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Etna. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0076, Longitude: -85.3955     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Etna 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 Etna), 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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