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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Rainbow Gap Estates.

This page contains four sections:

Around Rainbow Gap Estates ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It lies just east of Rainbow Gap Estates. Huntsville has a population of 191,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the southwest of Rainbow Gap Estates 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.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,462   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,295   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Athens   [Map]   24,966   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,688   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,385   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hanceville   [Map]   3,281   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,493   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Madison   [Map]   46,962   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,337   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,722   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Gattistown (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Belle Mina   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Capshaw   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Country Village   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Country Village   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
English Village   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Greenwycke Village   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Harvest   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mercury   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Meridianville   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mooresville   [Map]   58   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Normal   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rideout Village   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Swancott   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Triana   [Map]   525   S   9 miles [14.5 km]

For more communities neighboring Rainbow Gap Estates, please visit our County-by-County Page for Rainbow Gap Estates.

Madison County ...

Rainbow Gap Estates is located in 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 Rainbow Gap Estates.

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

Airports Near Rainbow Gap Estates ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Rainbow Gap Estates.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   SSW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   WSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   SSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Fayetteville Muni. (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   FYM   NNE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   SSW   32 miles [51.5 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 Rainbow Gap Estates.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rainbow Gap Estates. 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   S   80 miles [128.7 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   96 miles [154.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   SSW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   ENE   88 miles [141.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   WSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   SSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Fayetteville Muni. (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   FYM   NNE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   SSW   32 miles [51.5 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
 
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
 
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [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
 
Fayetteville Muni.   (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]
        Website for Fayetteville Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [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
 
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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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rainbow Gap Estates. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Rainbow Gap Estates.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rainbow Gap Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7223, Longitude: -86.7181     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rainbow Gap Estates 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 Rainbow Gap Estates), 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 Rainbow Gap Estates.



 
 
 

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