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Introduction ...

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

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Around Leesdale ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the northeast of Leesdale. Huntsville has a population of 191,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the north of Leesdale and has a population of 55,400 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 Leesdale and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,462   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,295   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Athens   [Map]   24,966   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,688   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Clay   [Map]   9,655   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,711   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,385   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,493   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,071   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Madison   [Map]   46,962   N   23 miles [37 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,706   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Pinson   [Map]   7,438   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,847   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,474   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Danville   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
East Point   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Eva   [Map]   511   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Falkville   [Map]   1,268   S   Less than 2 miles
Flint City   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lacon   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Oakville   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Priceville   [Map]   3,179   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Russell Village   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Somerville   [Map]   716   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
South Vinemont   [Map]   757   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Valhermoso Springs   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Vinemont   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
West Point   [Map]   593   S   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Morgan County ...

Leesdale is located in Morgan County.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Leesdale ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   NW   Less than 2 miles
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   SSE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   N   18 miles [29 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNE   18 miles [29 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 Leesdale.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Leesdale. 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   57 miles [91.7 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   120 miles [193.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   151 miles [243 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   179 miles [288.1 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   ENE   191 miles [307.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNE   18 miles [29 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WNW   46 miles [74 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SSW   90 miles [144.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   NW   Less than 2 miles
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   SSE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   N   18 miles [29 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
 
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
 
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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [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
 
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 Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Morgan County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Leesdale. 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 Leesdale.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leesdale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3898, Longitude: -86.9117     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Leesdale 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 Leesdale), 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 Leesdale.



 
 
 

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