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Introduction ...

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

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Around Lowe ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the northwest of where Lowe 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 Lowe 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 and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,462   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,295   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Athens   [Map]   24,966   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,899   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,688   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,150   E   41 miles [66 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   36,084   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,385   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,493   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Madison   [Map]   46,962   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Oneonta   [Map]   6,615   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,580   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Rainsville   [Map]   5,031   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,722   E   21 miles [33.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Big Cove   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Brownsboro   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Columbus City   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
English Village   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Grant   [Map]   903   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Greenwycke Village   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gurley   [Map]   788   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lacey's Spring   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Morgan City   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
New Hope   [Map]   2,800   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]   1,785   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Paint Rock   [Map]   207   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ryland   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Union Grove   [Map]   79   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Woodville   [Map]   735   E   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Madison County ...

Lowe would have been located within present day Madison County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Madison County: Jackson, Limestone, Marshall, Morgan, Franklin (TN) & Lincoln (TN).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Lowe ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   NNW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   SSE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   NNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   SSE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   WSW   31 miles [49.9 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 Lowe.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lowe. 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   73 miles [117.5 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   107 miles [172.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   131 miles [210.8 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   ENE   160 miles [257.5 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   W   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   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   W   68 miles [109.4 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   ENE   75 miles [120.7 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NNW   113 miles [181.9 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SW   116 miles [186.7 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SSE   117 miles [188.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   NNW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   SSE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   NNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   SSE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   WSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   SW   33 miles [53.1 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
 
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
 
Madison County Exec.   (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]
        Website for Madison County Executive Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [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
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [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
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Winchester Muni.   (ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.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 Lowe.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lowe. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5868, Longitude: -86.4147     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lowe 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 Lowe), 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 Lowe.



 
 
 

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