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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Brides Hill.

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Around Brides Hill ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the east of Brides Hill. 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 east of Brides Hill and has a population of 55,400 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 and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Arab   [Map]   8,295   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Athens   [Map]   24,966   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Florence   [Map]   40,026   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Haleyville   [Map]   4,088   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,493   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Madison   [Map]   46,962   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,337   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,706   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,847   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,108   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,474   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   41 miles [66 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Cairo   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cedar Hill   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Chalybeate Springs   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Courtland   [Map]   597   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Dells Vista Shores   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Elgin   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hatton   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hillsboro   [Map]   519   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Moulton Heights   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Muck City   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
North Courtland   [Map]   612   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Rogersville   [Map]   1,231   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Town Creek   [Map]   1,065   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Trinity   [Map]   2,157   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Wheeler Dam Village   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Lawrence County ...

Brides Hill is located in Lawrence County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lawrence County: Colbert, Cullman, Franklin, Limestone, Morgan & Winston.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Brides Hill ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   W   5 miles [8 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   WNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   S   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 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 Brides Hill.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Brides Hill. 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   81 miles [130.4 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   105 miles [169 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   W   156 miles [251.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   176 miles [283.2 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   ENE   199 miles [320.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   E   26 miles [41.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   W   5 miles [8 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   WNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   SE   35 miles [56.3 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.

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
 
John C. Tune Airport   (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]
        Website for John C. Tune 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
 
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [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
 
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
 
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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brides Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6704, Longitude: -87.2442     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brides Hill 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 Brides Hill), 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 Brides Hill.



 
 
 

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