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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Cedar Grove.

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Around Cedar Grove ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the east of Cedar Grove. Huntsville has a population of 191,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the southeast of Cedar Grove 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 and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Athens   [Map]   24,966   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Florence   [Map]   40,026   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Haleyville   [Map]   4,088   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,493   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Madison   [Map]   46,962   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,337   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,706   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,847   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,108   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,474   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Ashland Ford (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Jonesboro (TN) - Historic   [Map]   ---   N   46 miles [74 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Anderson   [Map]   278   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Beach Grove   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bethel   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cairo   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cedar Hill   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Courtland   [Map]   597   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dells Vista Shores   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Elgin   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Elkmont   [Map]   466   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lester   [Map]   121   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lexington   [Map]   723   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
North Courtland   [Map]   612   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rogersville   [Map]   1,231   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Wheeler Dam Village   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Minor Hill (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Limestone County ...

Cedar Grove is primarily located in Limestone County. A portion of Cedar Grove extends into Lauderdale 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 Cedar Grove.

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

Airports Near Cedar Grove ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   SSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Abernathy Fld.   [Map]   GZS   NNE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   WSW   23 miles [37 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WSW   23 miles [37 km]
Lawrenceburg Airport   [Map]   2M2   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ESE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   SSE   34 miles [54.7 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 Cedar Grove.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Cedar Grove. 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
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   92 miles [148.1 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SSE   93 miles [149.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WSW   23 miles [37 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ESE   29 miles [46.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   SSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Abernathy Fld.   [Map]   GZS   NNE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   WSW   23 miles [37 km]
Lawrenceburg Airport   [Map]   2M2   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   SSE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Fayetteville Muni. (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   FYM   ENE   39 miles [62.8 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.

Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        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
 
Fayetteville Muni.   (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]
        Website for Fayetteville Municipal 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
 
Maury Co. Airport   (ICAO: KMRC)   [Map]
        Website for Maury County 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
 
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
 
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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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About Limestone County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cedar Grove. 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 Cedar Grove.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cedar Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8568, Longitude: -87.2147     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cedar Grove 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 Cedar Grove), 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 Cedar Grove.



 
 
 

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