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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Brooks Crossroads.

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Around Brooks Crossroads ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the west of Brooks Crossroads. Huntsville has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Chattanooga (TN). It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the northeast of Brooks Crossroads and has a population of 178,000 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 starting from Brooks Crossroads and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,531   S   46 miles [74 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Southside   [Map]   8,600   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Calhoun (GA)   [Map]   16,445   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   9,799   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Dalton (GA)   [Map]   34,077   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Fort Oglethorpe (GA)   [Map]   9,839   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Rome (GA)   [Map]   36,407   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
East Brainerd (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
East Ridge (TN)   [Map]   21,302   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Red Bank (TN)   [Map]   11,813   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alpine   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bootsville   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Dutton   [Map]   308   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hammondville   [Map]   485   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Henagar   [Map]   2,339   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Ider   [Map]   711   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mentone   [Map]   366   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pine Ridge   [Map]   282   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Pisgah   [Map]   707   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Powell   [Map]   954   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rainsville   [Map]   5,015   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rock City   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Shiloh   [Map]   274   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Sylvania   [Map]   1,850   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Valley Head   [Map]   550   E   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

DeKalb County ...

Brooks Crossroads is located in DeKalb County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of DeKalb County: Cherokee, Etowah, Jackson, Marshall, Chattooga (GA), Dade (GA) & Walker (GA).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brooks Crossroads ...

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.

Blake   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South of Brooks Crossroads   [Map]
Central   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Council Bluff   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Elliott Crossroads   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Gray (Historic)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
High Point   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Index (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Keith   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Mays Gulf (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
New Home   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Rainsville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Snake Creek (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Stamp   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Brooks Crossroads. 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 Brooks Crossroads. 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 Brooks Crossroads ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   SSE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   WNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   ENE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   SSE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   NNE   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 Brooks Crossroads.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Brooks Crossroads. 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   SW   90 miles [144.8 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   SE   101 miles [162.5 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNW   116 miles [186.7 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   131 miles [210.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   W   56 miles [90.1 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SSE   104 miles [167.4 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   W   104 miles [167.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   SSE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   WNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   ENE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   SSE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   NNE   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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Richard B. Russell Airport   (ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]
        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
 
Winchester Muni.   (ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International 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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About DeKalb County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for DeKalb County: www.dekalbcountyal.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 Brooks Crossroads.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brooks Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5965, Longitude: -85.7844     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brooks Crossroads 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 Brooks Crossroads), 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 Brooks Crossroads.



 
 
 

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