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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Fowler Spring.

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Around Fowler Spring ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the south of Fowler Spring. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntsville. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the north of Fowler Spring and has a population of 191,000 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 starting from Fowler Spring and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,462   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,347   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Decatur   [Map]   55,437   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   36,084   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   S   41 miles [66 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,848   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,710   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Madison   [Map]   46,962   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,249   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,023   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   S   41 miles [66 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Allgood   [Map]   628   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bangor   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Blountsville   [Map]   1,697   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Brooksville   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Clarence   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   1,315   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Craig   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Deavers   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Garden City   [Map]   496   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gum Springs   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hanceville   [Map]   3,281   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Holly Pond   [Map]   812   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Nectar   [Map]   345   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Oneonta   [Map]   6,615   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rosa   [Map]   319   SE   5 miles [8 km]

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

Blount County ...

Fowler Spring is located in Blount County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Blount County: Cullman, Etowah, Jefferson, Marshall, Saint Clair, Walker & Winston.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Fowler Spring ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   ESE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SSW   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 Fowler Spring.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Fowler Spring. 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   33 miles [53.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   126 miles [202.8 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   144 miles [231.7 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   191 miles [307.4 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   204 miles [328.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NW   76 miles [122.3 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SW   81 miles [130.4 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SE   93 miles [149.7 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NE   104 miles [167.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   ESE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   WNW   34 miles [54.7 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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International 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
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [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
 
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.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 Fowler Spring.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fowler Spring. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0340, Longitude: -86.5872     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fowler Spring 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 Fowler Spring), 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 Fowler Spring.



 
 
 

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