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Introduction ...

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

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Around Ambia ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Champaign (IL). It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southwest of Ambia. Champaign (IL) has a population of 86,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Lafayette. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the east of Ambia and has a population of 71,800 people.

For comparison, Ambia has a population of 240 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 Ambia and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bradley (IL)   [Map]   15,471   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Danville (IL)   [Map]   31,597   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hoopeston (IL)   [Map]   5,140   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kankakee (IL)   [Map]   26,445   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Mahomet (IL)   [Map]   8,287   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Paxton (IL)   [Map]   4,304   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Rantoul (IL)   [Map]   12,815   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Saint Joseph (IL)   [Map]   3,990   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Savoy (IL)   [Map]   8,177   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Urbana (IL)   [Map]   42,014   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Watseka (IL)   [Map]   5,007   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Crawfordsville   [Map]   16,001   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Monticello   [Map]   5,261   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Rensselaer   [Map]   5,902   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
West Lafayette   [Map]   45,872   E   31 miles [49.9 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alvin (IL)   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Coalton (IL)   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
East Lynn (IL)   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Goodwine (IL)   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Henning (IL)   [Map]   243   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Milford (IL)   [Map]   1,224   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rossville (IL)   [Map]   1,261   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Stockland (IL)   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Wellington (IL)   [Map]   231   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Boswell   [Map]   759   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Earl Park   [Map]   331   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fowler   [Map]   2,265   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Oxford   [Map]   1,137   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Pine Village   [Map]   208   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Talbot   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

Benton County ...

Ambia is located in Benton County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Benton County: Iroquois (IL), Vermilion (IL), Jasper, Newton, Tippecanoe, Warren & White.

While not sharing a border with Benton County, the counties of Ford (IL) and Champaign (IL) are close to Ambia.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Ambia ...

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.

Carbondale   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast of Ambia   [Map]
Chase   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Fargo   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Free   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Freeland Park   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Handy   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Heaton (IL)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hooker Corner   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Judyville   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Rainsville   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Rocky Ford   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Sycamore Corner   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Ambia. 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 Ambia. 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 Indiana

    Indiana Tourism
    Parks for Indiana


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Indiana

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Indiana

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

Airports Near Ambia ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kentland Muni.   [Map]   50I   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Vermilion Co. Airport(ICAO: KDNV)   [Map]   DNV   SSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Purdue University Airport(LAF/KLAF)   [Map]   LAF   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Paxton Airport   [Map]   1C1   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Rantoul Airport(ICAO: KTIP)   [Map]   TIP   WSW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Jasper Co. Airport   [Map]   RZL   NNE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Gibson City Muni.   [Map]   ---   W   39 miles [62.8 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 Ambia.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Ambia. 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
Indianapolis Intl. (IND/KIND)   [Map]   IND   SE   83 miles [133.6 km]
Midway Intl. (MDW/KMDW)   [Map]   MDW   N   90 miles [144.8 km]
O'Hare Intl. (ORD/KORD)   [Map]   ORD   N   104 miles [167.4 km]
South Bend Rgnl. (SBN/KSBN)   [Map]   SBN   NE   104 miles [167.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Willard Airport (CMI/KCMI)   [Map]   CMI   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Terre Haute Intl. (ICAO: KHUF)   [Map]   HUF   S   72 miles [115.9 km]
Central Illinois Rgnl. (BMI/KBMI)   [Map]   BMI   W   73 miles [117.5 km]
Gary / Chicago Intl. (GYY/KGYY)   [Map]   GYY   N   77 miles [123.9 km]
Monroe Co. Airport (BMG/KBMG)   [Map]   BMG   SSE   104 miles [167.4 km]
Franklin Airport    [Map]   3FK   SE   106 miles [170.6 km]
Chicago Exec. (PWK/KPWK)   [Map]   PWK   N   113 miles [181.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kentland Muni.   [Map]   50I   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Vermilion Co. Airport(ICAO: KDNV)   [Map]   DNV   SSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Purdue University Airport(LAF/KLAF)   [Map]   LAF   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Paxton Airport   [Map]   1C1   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Rantoul Airport(ICAO: KTIP)   [Map]   TIP   WSW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Jasper Co. Airport   [Map]   RZL   NNE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Gibson City Muni.   [Map]   ---   W   39 miles [62.8 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.

Indianapolis Intl.   (IND/KIND)   [Map]
        Website for Indianapolis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Midway Intl.   (MDW/KMDW)   [Map]
        Website for Midway International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gary / Chicago Intl.   (GYY/KGYY)   [Map]
        Website for Gary / Chicago International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Monroe Co. Airport   (BMG/KBMG)   [Map]
        Website for Monroe County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chicago Exec.   (PWK/KPWK)   [Map]
        Website for Chicago Executive Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Vermilion Co. Airport   (ICAO: KDNV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Purdue University Airport   (LAF/KLAF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rantoul Airport   (ICAO: KTIP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
O'Hare Intl.   (ORD/KORD)   [Map]
        Website for O'Hare International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Greater Kankakee Airport   (ICAO: KIKK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Bend Rgnl.   (SBN/KSBN)   [Map]
        Website for South Bend Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rockford Intl.   (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]
        Website for Rockford International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
        Website for Dayton International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northern Kentucky Intl.   (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]
        Website for Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Willard Airport   (CMI/KCMI)   [Map]
        Website for University of Illinois - Willard Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Terre Haute Intl.   (ICAO: KHUF)   [Map]
        Website for Terre Haute International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Central Illinois Rgnl.   (BMI/KBMI)   [Map]
        Website for Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

The official website for State of Indiana: www.in.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Ambia. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ambia) 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 Ambia. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ambia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ambia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4897, Longitude: -87.5163     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ambia 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 Ambia), 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 Ambia.