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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Beechwood Acres.

This page contains four sections:

Around Beechwood Acres ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the east of Beechwood Acres. Huntsville has a population of 191,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the southeast of Beechwood Acres and has a population of 55,400 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 Beechwood Acres and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Arab   [Map]   8,295   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Athens   [Map]   24,966   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Florence   [Map]   40,026   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Haleyville   [Map]   4,088   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,493   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Madison   [Map]   46,962   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,337   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,706   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,847   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,108   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,474   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   34 miles [54.7 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Anderson   [Map]   278   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cairo   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cedar Hill   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Chalybeate Springs   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Courtland   [Map]   597   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Dells Vista Shores   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Elgin   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Harris Station   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hillsboro   [Map]   519   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
North Courtland   [Map]   612   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Orrville   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Rogersville   [Map]   1,231   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Tanner   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Trinity   [Map]   2,157   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Wheeler Dam Village   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Limestone County ...

Beechwood Acres is located in Limestone County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Limestone County: Lauderdale, Lawrence, Madison, Morgan, Giles (TN) & Lincoln (TN).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Beechwood Acres. 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 Beechwood Acres. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Airports Near Beechwood Acres ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   ESE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ESE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   SSE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Abernathy Fld.   [Map]   GZS   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Lawrenceburg Airport   [Map]   2M2   N   33 miles [53.1 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 Beechwood Acres.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Beechwood Acres. 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
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SSE   86 miles [138.4 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   98 miles [157.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ESE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   W   24 miles [38.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   ESE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   SSE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Abernathy Fld.   [Map]   GZS   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Lawrenceburg Airport   [Map]   2M2   N   33 miles [53.1 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.

Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Madison County Exec.   (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]
        Website for Madison County Executive Airport
        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
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]
        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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Limestone County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beechwood Acres. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7606, Longitude: -87.1706     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Beechwood Acres 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 Beechwood Acres), 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 Beechwood Acres.



 
 
 

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