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Introduction ...

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

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Around Fairview ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Florence. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the north of Fairview. Florence has a population of 40,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hartselle. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the east of Fairview and has a population of 14,500 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   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Fayette   [Map]   4,490   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Guin   [Map]   2,322   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Haleyville   [Map]   4,088   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,772   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,071   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,337   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,706   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Red Bay   [Map]   3,131   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,847   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,108   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,474   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,570   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Amory (MS)   [Map]   7,067   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]   4,077   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Iuka (MS)   [Map]   3,001   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Bear Creek   [Map]   1,047   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Belgreen   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Boar Tush   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Brilliant   [Map]   884   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Burntout   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Delmar   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hackleburg   [Map]   1,486   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Hodges   [Map]   285   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lynn   [Map]   641   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Natural Bridge   [Map]   36   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Phil Campbell   [Map]   1,235   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Spruce Pine   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Twin   [Map]   389   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Vina   [Map]   357   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Weston   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Marion County ...

Fairview is located in Marion County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marion County: Fayette, Franklin, Lamar, Walker, Winston, Itawamba (MS) & Monroe (MS).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Fairview ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   NNE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   ESE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   SW   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 Fairview.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Fairview. 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   76 miles [122.3 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   135 miles [217.3 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   143 miles [230.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   197 miles [317 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ENE   63 miles [101.4 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   S   71 miles [114.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   NNE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   ESE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   SW   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
 
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
 
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
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

The official website for Marion County: www.sonet.net/marioncounty/

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 Fairview.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairview. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2520, Longitude: -87.7898     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fairview 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 Fairview), 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 Fairview.



 
 
 

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