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The location of New Bethel

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to New Bethel.

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Around New Bethel ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Decatur. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the east of New Bethel. Decatur has a population of 55,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Florence. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the northeast of New Bethel and has a population of 40,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from New Bethel and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Athens   [Map]   25,393   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,739   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,831   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,815   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,025   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,434   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,531   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Booneville (MS)   [Map]   8,744   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Corinth (MS)   [Map]   14,818   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Lawrenceburg (TN)   [Map]   10,736   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Savannah (TN)   [Map]   7,019   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Tulu (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Belgreen   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Burntout   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Cherokee   [Map]   1,009   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cloverdale   [Map]   ---   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Cypress Creek   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ford City   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Leighton   [Map]   707   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Littleville   [Map]   981   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
McGee Town   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Nitrate City   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Phil Campbell   [Map]   1,273   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Saint Florian   [Map]   591   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Spring Valley   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Spruce Pine   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Wilson Dam   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Colbert County ...

New Bethel is located in Colbert County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Colbert County: Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence & Tishomingo (MS).

Curious and Interesting Names Near New Bethel ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Crooked Oak   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South of New Bethel   [Map]
Flatwoods   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Gatesville (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Hawk Pride   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Lime Rock   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Little Zion (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Milk Springs   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Pride Landing   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Prides Ferry   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Red Rock   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Sand Lick (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
White House Springs   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Woodland Landing (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Alabama

    Alabama Tourism
    Alabama Parks

    Fishing in Alabama
    Hunting in Alabama


National Park System (NPS) - Parks, Monuments & Preserves

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Alabama

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Alabama

Airports Near New Bethel ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   ENE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   ENE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   SSE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   WNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   WSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   SSE   27 miles [43.5 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 New Bethel.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from New Bethel. 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   SE   95 miles [152.9 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   119 miles [191.5 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   126 miles [202.8 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   204 miles [328.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   ENE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   E   57 miles [91.7 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   S   98 miles [157.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   ENE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   SSE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   WNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   WSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   SSE   27 miles [43.5 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
 
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
 
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport   (ICAO: KSNH)   [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
 
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 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Alabama

About Colbert County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for New Bethel. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/

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 New Bethel.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Bethel. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6451, Longitude: -87.7917     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for New Bethel 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 New Bethel), 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 New Bethel.



 
 
 

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