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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Lacey's Spring.

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Around Lacey's Spring ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the north of Lacey's Spring. Huntsville has a population of 191,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the west of Lacey's Spring 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 starting from Lacey's Spring and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,462   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,295   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Athens   [Map]   24,966   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,899   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,688   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   36,084   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,385   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,493   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Madison   [Map]   46,962   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,337   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Oneonta   [Map]   6,615   S   41 miles [66 km]
Rainsville   [Map]   5,031   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,722   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Gattistown (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   48 miles [77.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Big Cove   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
English Village   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Friendship   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Greenwycke Village   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hog Jaw   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Morgan City   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
New Hope   [Map]   2,800   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]   1,785   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Pine Lake Village   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Somerville   [Map]   716   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Swancott   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Triana   [Map]   525   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Union Grove   [Map]   79   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Valhermoso Springs   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]

For more communities neighboring Lacey's Spring, please visit our County-by-County Page for Lacey's Spring.

Morgan County ...

Lacey's Spring is located in Morgan County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Morgan County: Cullman, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall & Winston.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lacey's Spring ...

As we travel, we always find names that give pause: while some are interesting and others familiar, some names are simply curious along with those that just strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name and if time permits, we'll try to make a side-trip.

Apple Grove   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South of Lacey's Spring   [Map]
Big Cove   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Bluff City (Historic)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Bravo   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Burrows   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Camelot   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Cherrytree   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Chimney Springs   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lacey's Spring ...

Looking for more information about Lacey's Spring? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Lacey's Spring, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Lacey's Spring.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Lacey's 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 Lacey's Spring. 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

TripAdvisor Link to:

    Alabama Statewide Tourism
    Lacey's Spring Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Lacey's Spring


National Park System (NPS) - Parks, Monuments & Preserves

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

The Living New Deal - Sites in Alabama

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Alabama

Airports Near Lacey's Spring ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   NNE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   WSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   ESE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   WNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   SE   28 miles [45.1 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 Lacey's Spring.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lacey's 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   S   67 miles [107.8 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   109 miles [175.4 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   139 miles [223.7 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   ENE   171 miles [275.2 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   194 miles [312.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WNW   58 miles [93.3 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   ENE   86 miles [138.4 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SSW   107 miles [172.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   NNE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   WSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   ESE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   WNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   ENE   35 miles [56.3 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International 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
 
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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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About Morgan County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Morgan County: www.co.morgan.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 Lacey's Spring.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lacey's Spring. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lacey's Spring

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lacey's Spring. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5343, Longitude: -86.6042     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lacey's 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 Lacey's 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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