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 The location of McGee 

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

Around McGee ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Johnson Ford (TN). It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the northwest of where McGee would have been located. Johnson Ford (TN) has a population of 65,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the southeast of McGee 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 and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Athens   [Map]   24,966   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Florence   [Map]   40,026   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,493   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Madison   [Map]   46,962   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,706   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,847   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,108   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,474   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ashland Ford (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Jonesboro (TN) - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Swift (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Tulu (TN)   [Map]   ---   W   48 miles [77.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Arnot   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Beach Grove   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cloverdale   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Elgin   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ford City   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Green Hill   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Killen   [Map]   982   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lexington   [Map]   723   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Nitrate City   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Saint Florian   [Map]   464   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Wilson Dam   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Zip City   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Iron City (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rascal Town (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Saint Joseph (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Lauderdale County ...

McGee would have been located within present day 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.

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

Airports Near McGee ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   SSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   SSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lawrenceburg Airport   [Map]   2M2   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Abernathy Fld.   [Map]   GZS   ENE   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 McGee.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from McGee. 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
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   96 miles [154.5 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SSE   104 miles [167.4 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   W   137 miles [220.5 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   198 miles [318.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   SSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ESE   48 miles [77.2 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NNE   94 miles [151.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   SSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lawrenceburg Airport   [Map]   2M2   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Abernathy Fld.   [Map]   GZS   ENE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   SSW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   WSW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   ESE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hassell Fld.   [Map]   M29   NW   39 miles [62.8 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.

Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]
        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
 
Maury Co. Airport   (ICAO: KMRC)   [Map]
        Website for Maury County 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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Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McGee. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9251, Longitude: -87.5459     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for McGee 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), 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.



 
 
 

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