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Introduction ...

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

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Around Brownsboro ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 10 miles [16 km] to the west of Brownsboro. Huntsville has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the west of Brownsboro and has a population of 55,100 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 driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,340   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Athens   [Map]   25,393   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,437   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Madison   [Map]   47,959   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   E   23 miles [37 km]
Fayetteville (TN)   [Map]   7,051   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   7,758   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Tullahoma (TN)   [Map]   19,273   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Winchester (TN)   [Map]   8,562   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Big Cove   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Country Village   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
English Village   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Greenwycke Village   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gurley   [Map]   786   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Hollytree   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mercury   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Meridianville   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Moore's Mill   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Normal   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]   1,852   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Paint Rock   [Map]   205   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ryland   [Map]   ---   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Trenton   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Madison County ...

Brownsboro is located in Madison County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Madison County: Jackson, Limestone, Marshall, Morgan, Franklin (TN) & Lincoln (TN).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brownsboro ...

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.

Bell Factory   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North of Brownsboro   [Map]
Big Cove   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Chase   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Darwin Downs   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Dug Hill   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Greenfield   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Maysville   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Mercury   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Moontown   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Mountain Brook   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Sublett Mill   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Three Forks   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brownsboro ...

Looking for more information about Brownsboro? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Brownsboro, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Brownsboro.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link to:

    Alabama Statewide Tourism
    Brownsboro Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Brownsboro


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 Brownsboro ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   WSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Fayetteville Muni. (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   FYM   NNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   SSE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   WSW   29 miles [46.7 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 Brownsboro.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Brownsboro. 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   SSW   83 miles [133.6 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   95 miles [152.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   SE   138 miles [222.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   WSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   W   66 miles [106.2 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   ENE   72 miles [115.9 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NNW   102 miles [164.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fayetteville Muni. (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   FYM   NNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   SSE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   WSW   29 miles [46.7 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
 
Madison County Exec.   (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]
        Website for Madison County Executive Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fayetteville Muni.   (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]
        Website for Fayetteville Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Winchester Muni.   (ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [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
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tullahoma Rgnl.   (THA/KTHA)   [Map]
        Website for Tullahoma Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola 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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional 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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.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 Brownsboro.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brownsboro. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7493, Longitude: -86.4430     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brownsboro 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 Brownsboro), 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 Brownsboro.



 
 
 

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