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Arnot, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Arnot ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Johnson Ford (TN). It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the northwest of Arnot. Johnson Ford (TN) has a population of 65,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the southeast of Arnot and has a population of 55,100 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Athens   [Map]   25,393   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Florence   [Map]   39,959   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Madison   [Map]   47,959   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,831   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,815   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,025   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,434   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lawrenceburg (TN)   [Map]   10,736   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   7,758   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Savannah (TN)   [Map]   7,019   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Tulu (TN)   [Map]   ---   W   47 miles [75.6 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Beach Grove   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cloverdale   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cypress Creek   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Elgin   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ford City   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Green Hill   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Killen   [Map]   977   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lexington   [Map]   718   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
McGee Town   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Saint Florian   [Map]   591   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Wilson Dam   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Zip City   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Iron City (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rascal Town (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Saint Joseph (TN)   [Map]   787   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Lauderdale County ...

Arnot is located in Lauderdale County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lauderdale County: Colbert, Lawrence, Limestone, Tishomingo (MS), Giles (TN), Hardin (TN), Lawrence (TN) & Wayne (TN).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Arnot ...

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.

Atlas (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East of Arnot   [Map]
Emerald Shores   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Falconhead   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Green Hill   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hideaway Hills   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Indian Springs   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Keys Chapel (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Kingman (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Lake Coves   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Lakeview   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Lakeview Heights   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Lock Six   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Lockland   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Mars Hill   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Sky Park   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Terrace View   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Twin Brooks   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Twin Oaks   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Village Pines   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Wolf Creek (TN)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Woodlawn   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Zip City   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Arnot. 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 Arnot. 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
    Alabama Parks

    Fishing in Alabama
    Hunting in Alabama

National Park System (NPS) - Parks, Monuments & Preserves

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 Arnot ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lawrenceburg Airport   [Map]   2M2   NE   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 Arnot.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Arnot. 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
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   97 miles [156.1 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SSE   104 miles [167.4 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   W   136 miles [218.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   199 miles [320.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ESE   49 miles [78.9 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NNE   95 miles [152.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lawrenceburg Airport   [Map]   2M2   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   SSW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Abernathy Fld.   [Map]   GZS   ENE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   WSW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   ESE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Hassell Fld.   [Map]   M29   NW   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.

Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville 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
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport   (ICAO: KSNH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]
        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
Maury Co. Airport   (ICAO: KMRC)   [Map]
        Website for Maury County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
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
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        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
John C. Tune Airport   (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]
        Website for John C. Tune Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Lauderdale County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arnot. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9193, Longitude: -87.5709     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arnot 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 Arnot), 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 Arnot.


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