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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to McGee Town.

This page contains four sections:

Around McGee Town ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Johnson Ford (TN). It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the northwest of McGee Town. Johnson Ford (TN) has a population of 65,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the east of McGee Town 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 drove it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Athens   [Map]   24,966   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Florence   [Map]   40,026   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Haleyville   [Map]   4,088   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,706   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,847   S   23 miles [37 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,108   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,474   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Booneville (MS)   [Map]   8,816   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Corinth (MS)   [Map]   14,866   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Ashland Ford (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   40 miles [64.4 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]
Swift (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Tulu (TN)   [Map]   ---   W   39 miles [62.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Arnot   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Beach Grove   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cherokee   [Map]   1,014   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cloverdale   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cypress Creek   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Ford City   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Green Hill   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Killen   [Map]   982   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Leighton   [Map]   712   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Nitrate City   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Saint Florian   [Map]   464   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Spring Valley   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Wilson Dam   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Zip City   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Iron City (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Lauderdale County ...

McGee Town 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).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near McGee Town ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   WSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   ESE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   S   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 McGee Town.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from McGee Town. 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   SSE   105 miles [169 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   106 miles [170.6 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   W   126 miles [202.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ESE   57 miles [91.7 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NNE   103 miles [165.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   WSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   ESE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport(ICAO: KSNH)   [Map]   SNH   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hassell Fld.   [Map]   M29   NNW   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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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for McGee Town. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 McGee Town.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for McGee Town. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from McGee Town

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McGee Town. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8515, Longitude: -87.7481     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for McGee Town 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 McGee Town), 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 McGee Town.



 
 
 

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