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Glendale Estates, Alabama

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Glendale Estates.

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Around Glendale Estates ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Johnson Ford (TN). It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the northwest of Glendale Estates. Johnson Ford (TN) has a population of 65,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the east of Glendale Estates and has a population of 55,100 people.

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

Community   2016
Athens   [Map]   25,393   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Florence   [Map]   39,959   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,831   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,815   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,025   S   5 miles [8 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,434   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Booneville (MS)   [Map]   8,744   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Corinth (MS)   [Map]   14,818   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Lawrenceburg (TN)   [Map]   10,736   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   7,758   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Savannah (TN)   [Map]   7,019   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Tulu (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Arnot   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Beach Grove   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cherokee   [Map]   1,009   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cloverdale   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cypress Creek   [Map]   ---   S   Less than 2 miles
Ford City   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Green Hill   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Killen   [Map]   977   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Leighton   [Map]   707   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
McGee Town   [Map]   ---   NW   Less than 2 miles
Nitrate City   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Saint Florian   [Map]   591   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Spring Valley   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wilson Dam   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Zip City   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Lauderdale County ...

Glendale Estates is located in Lauderdale County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lauderdale County: Colbert, Lawrence, Limestone, Tishomingo (MS), Giles (TN), Hardin (TN), Lawrence (TN) & Wayne (TN).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Glendale Estates ...

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.

Cypress Creek   -   Less than 2 miles to the South of Glendale Estates   [Map]
Cypress Forest   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Cypress Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Florence   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Florence Ferry   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Furnace Hill (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Green Tree (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hickory Hills   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Lovelace Crossroads   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Mansion View   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Mars Hill   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Petersville   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Stoney Point (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Terrace View   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Three Forks   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Twin Brooks   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Twin Oaks   -   4 miles [6.4 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 Glendale Estates.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   ESE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   S   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 Glendale Estates.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Glendale Estates. 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
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SSE   104 miles [167.4 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   107 miles [172.2 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   W   127 miles [204.4 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   206 miles [331.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ESE   56 miles [90.1 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NNE   104 miles [167.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   ESE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport(ICAO: KSNH)   [Map]   SNH   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lawrenceburg Airport   [Map]   2M2   NE   38 miles [61.2 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
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
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]
        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
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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Glendale Estates.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glendale Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8354, Longitude: -87.7381     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Glendale Estates 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 Glendale Estates), 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 Glendale Estates.


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