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Introduction ...

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

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Around Pinhook ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the northeast of Pinhook. Huntsville has a population of 191,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the northeast of Pinhook 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 driven.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Arab   [Map]   8,295   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Athens   [Map]   24,966   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Florence   [Map]   40,026   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Haleyville   [Map]   4,088   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,772   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,493   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,071   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Madison   [Map]   46,962   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,706   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,847   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,108   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,474   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,570   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   44 miles [70.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Addison   [Map]   741   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Chalybeate Springs   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Danville   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Flint City   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Grayson   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hatton   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hillsboro   [Map]   519   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Houston   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,337   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mount Hope   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Muck City   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Oakville   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Russell Village   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Trinity   [Map]   2,157   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Wren   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

Lawrence County ...

Pinhook is located in Lawrence County.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Pinhook ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   SSE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   SSW   18 miles [29 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   E   18 miles [29 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   ESE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   W   26 miles [41.8 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 Pinhook.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pinhook. 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   64 miles [103 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   123 miles [197.9 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   160 miles [257.5 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   169 miles [272 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   ENE   208 miles [334.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ENE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   SSE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   SSW   18 miles [29 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   E   18 miles [29 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   ESE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   W   26 miles [41.8 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.

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
 
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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        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
 
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
 

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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 Pinhook.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pinhook. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4015, Longitude: -87.2503     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pinhook 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 Pinhook), 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 Pinhook.



 
 
 

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