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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Crows Camp.

This page contains four sections:

Around Crows Camp ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Johnson Ford (TN). It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the north of where Crows Camp would have been located. Johnson Ford (TN) has a population of 65,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Florence. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the east of Crows Camp and has a population of 40,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Crows Camp and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,706   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Red Bay   [Map]   3,131   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,847   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,108   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,474   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Baldwyn (MS)   [Map]   3,339   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Booneville (MS)   [Map]   8,816   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Corinth (MS)   [Map]   14,866   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]   4,077   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Ashland Ford (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Mount Lebanon (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   46 miles [74 km]
New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Swift (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Tulu (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   23 miles [37 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Cherokee   [Map]   1,014   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cloverdale   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cypress Creek   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
McGee Town   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Saint Florian   [Map]   464   E   23 miles [37 km]
Waterloo   [Map]   200   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Wilson Dam   [Map]   ---   E   23 miles [37 km]
Zip City   [Map]   ---   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Burnsville (MS)   [Map]   932   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Farmington (MS)   [Map]   2,194   W   23 miles [37 km]
Glen (MS)   [Map]   411   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Iuka (MS)   [Map]   3,001   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Paden (MS)   [Map]   115   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tishomingo (MS)   [Map]   338   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pyburn (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]

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

Colbert County ...

Crows Camp would have been located within present day Colbert County.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Crows Camp ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport(ICAO: KSNH)   [Map]   SNH   NNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   ESE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   ESE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   SSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Roscoe Turner Airport   [Map]   CRX   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Hassell Fld.   [Map]   M29   N   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 Crows Camp.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Crows Camp. 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
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   W   110 miles [177 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NE   113 miles [181.9 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SE   117 miles [188.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   ESE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ESE   73 miles [117.5 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NE   109 miles [175.4 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   S   118 miles [189.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport(ICAO: KSNH)   [Map]   SNH   NNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   ESE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   SSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Roscoe Turner Airport   [Map]   CRX   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Hassell Fld.   [Map]   M29   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Robert Sibley Airport   [Map]   SZY   NW   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.

Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
 
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport   (ICAO: KSNH)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/

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 Crows Camp.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Crows Camp. 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 Crows Camp

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crows Camp. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9009, Longitude: -88.0361     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Crows Camp 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 Crows Camp), 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 Crows Camp.



 
 
 

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