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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Villa Rica.

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Around Villa Rica ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Atlanta. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the east of Villa Rica. Atlanta has a population of 473,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Sandy Springs. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the northeast of Villa Rica and has a population of 105,000 people.

For comparison, Villa Rica has a population of 15,200 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 Villa Rica and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alpharetta   [Map]   65,338   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Brookhaven   [Map]   52,444   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Douglasville   [Map]   33,252   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Dunwoody   [Map]   ---   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
East Point   [Map]   35,471   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Johns Creek   [Map]   ---   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Kennesaw   [Map]   33,627   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Marietta   [Map]   60,941   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Milton   [Map]   ---   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Newnan   [Map]   37,912   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Peachtree City   [Map]   35,186   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Peachtree Corners   [Map]   42,773   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Rome   [Map]   36,407   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Roswell   [Map]   94,598   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Smyrna   [Map]   56,664   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bowdon Junction   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bremen   [Map]   6,421   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Carrollton   [Map]   26,562   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Chattahoochee Hills   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dallas   [Map]   13,108   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hart Town   [Map]   ---   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Hiram   [Map]   3,898   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lithia Springs   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Springwood Village   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Temple   [Map]   4,378   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Tyree   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Waco   [Map]   522   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
White City   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Windwood Village   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Winston   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]

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

Carroll County ...

Villa Rica is primarily located in Carroll County. A portion of Villa Rica extends into Douglas County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Carroll County: Cleburne (AL), Randolph (AL), Coweta, Douglas, Fulton, Haralson, Heard & Paulding.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Villa Rica ...

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.

Arbor Walk   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North of Villa Rica   [Map]
Ash   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Black Forest   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Bright Star   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Chestnut Hill (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Cottonwood Valley   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Executive Heights   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Five Points   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Gregory Heights   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Hart Town   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Ithaca   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Mulberry Place   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Ridge Corners   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Sand Hill   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Temple   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Willow Creek   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Villa Rica ...

Looking for more information about Villa Rica? 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 Villa Rica, 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 Villa Rica.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Villa Rica. 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 Villa Rica. 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
    Villa Rica Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Villa Rica


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 Villa Rica ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Wilson Intl.   [Map]   27GA   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Paulding County Rgnl.   [Map]   PUJ   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
West Georgia Rgnl.   [Map]   CTJ   WSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fulton Co. Airport(FTY/KFTY)   [Map]   FTY   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Polk Co. Airport   [Map]   4A4   NNW   23 miles [37 km]
Cobb County - McCollum Fld. (ICAO: KRYY)   [Map]   RYY   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Cartersville Airport(ICAO: KVPC)   [Map]   VPC   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   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 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 Villa Rica.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Villa Rica. 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   28 miles [45.1 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   W   106 miles [170.6 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NNE   152 miles [244.6 km]
Greenville Airport (GSP/KGSP)   [Map]   GSP   ENE   173 miles [278.4 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNW   193 miles [310.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SSW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   S   83 miles [133.6 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   N   91 miles [146.5 km]
Middle Georgia Rgnl.(MCN/KMCN)   [Map]   MCN   SE   102 miles [164.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Wilson Intl.   [Map]   27GA   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Paulding County Rgnl.   [Map]   PUJ   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
West Georgia Rgnl.   [Map]   CTJ   WSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fulton Co. Airport(FTY/KFTY)   [Map]   FTY   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Polk Co. Airport   [Map]   4A4   NNW   23 miles [37 km]
Cobb County - McCollum Fld. (ICAO: KRYY)   [Map]   RYY   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Cartersville Airport(ICAO: KVPC)   [Map]   VPC   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Newnan Coweta Co. Airport(ICAO: KCCO)   [Map]   CCO   SSE   30 miles [48.3 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
 
Fulton Co. Airport   (FTY/KFTY)   [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
 
Cartersville Airport   (ICAO: KVPC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Newnan Coweta Co. Airport   (ICAO: KCCO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Falcon Fld.   (ICAO: KFFC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
DeKalb - Peachtree Airport   (PDK/KPDK)   [Map]
        Website for DeKalb - Peachtree 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
 
Clayton County - Tara Fld.   (ICAO: K4A7)   [Map]
        Website for Clayton County - Tara Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Cherokee Co. Airport   (ICAO: K47A)   [Map]
        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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus 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
 
Middle Georgia Rgnl.   (MCN/KMCN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Carroll County: www.carrollcountyga.com/

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 Villa Rica.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Villa Rica. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7310, Longitude: -84.9169     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Villa Rica 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 Villa Rica), 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 Villa Rica.