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Introduction ...

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

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Around Burntout ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Florence. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the northeast of Burntout. Florence has a population of 40,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tupelo (MS). It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the west of Burntout and has a population of 38,800 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 are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Haleyville   [Map]   4,074   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,739   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,343   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,831   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,815   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,025   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,434   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,531   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Amory (MS)   [Map]   7,067   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Baldwyn (MS)   [Map]   3,332   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Booneville (MS)   [Map]   8,744   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Corinth (MS)   [Map]   14,818   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]   4,066   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Saltillo (MS)   [Map]   5,008   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Tulu (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bear Creek   [Map]   1,041   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Belgreen   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hackleburg   [Map]   1,477   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hodges   [Map]   284   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Phil Campbell   [Map]   1,273   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Red Bay   [Map]   3,119   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Spruce Pine   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Vina   [Map]   356   S   5 miles [8 km]
Weston   [Map]   ---   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Belmont (MS)   [Map]   2,032   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Golden (MS)   [Map]   189   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Oakland (MS)   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Paden (MS)   [Map]   115   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Tishomingo (MS)   [Map]   336   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Tremont (MS)   [Map]   464   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Franklin County ...

Burntout is located in Franklin County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Franklin County: Colbert, Lawrence, Marion, Winston, Itawamba (MS) & Tishomingo (MS).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Burntout ...

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.

Glasgow Corner   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East of Burntout   [Map]
Golden (MS)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Halltown   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Jordans Mill   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Piney Bend   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Pleasant Site   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Pogo   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Red Bay   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Seven Pines   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Slickrock Ford (Historic)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   WNW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fulton - Itawamba Co. Airport   [Map]   11M   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   S   23 miles [37 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   NNW   23 miles [37 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   ESE   26 miles [41.8 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 Burntout.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Burntout. 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   SE   95 miles [152.9 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   118 miles [189.9 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   138 miles [222.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   213 miles [342.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   E   72 miles [115.9 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SSE   88 miles [141.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   WNW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fulton - Itawamba Co. Airport   [Map]   11M   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   S   23 miles [37 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   NNW   23 miles [37 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   ESE   26 miles [41.8 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.

Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International 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
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [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
 
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 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 Burntout.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burntout. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4509, Longitude: -88.0228     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Burntout 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 Burntout), 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 Burntout.



 
 
 

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