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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

Around Lamont ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the northwest of where Lamont would have been located. Huntsville has a population of 191,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the west of Lamont 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 from Lamont and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,462   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,295   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Athens   [Map]   24,966   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,899   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,688   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,150   E   41 miles [66 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   36,084   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,385   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,493   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Madison   [Map]   46,962   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Oneonta   [Map]   6,615   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,580   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,722   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Southside   [Map]   8,572   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Big Cove   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Columbus City Ferry   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Columbus City   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Friendship   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Grant   [Map]   903   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hog Jaw   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lacey's Spring   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mill Village   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Morgan City   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
New Hope   [Map]   2,800   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]   1,785   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pine Lake Village   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Scant City   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Union Grove   [Map]   79   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Wyeth City   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Marshall County ...

Lamont would have been located within present day Marshall County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marshall County: Blount, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Jackson, Madison & Morgan.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Lamont ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   ESE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   SSE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   WNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   NNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   WSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   ENE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   W   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 Lamont.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lamont. 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   65 miles [104.6 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   114 miles [183.5 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   128 miles [206 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   165 miles [265.5 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   WNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WNW   69 miles [111 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   ENE   79 miles [127.1 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SW   109 miles [175.4 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SSE   110 miles [177 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   ESE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   SSE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   NNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   WSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   ENE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   WNW   31 miles [49.9 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
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [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
 
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [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
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        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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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lamont.

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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 Lamont. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lamont) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lamont. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4718, Longitude: -86.4305     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lamont 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 Lamont), 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 Lamont.



 
 
 

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