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Introduction ...

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

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Around Shottsville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Florence. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the northeast of Shottsville. Florence has a population of 40,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tupelo (MS). It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the west of Shottsville and has a population of 35,700 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 driven.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Fayette   [Map]   4,490   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Haleyville   [Map]   4,088   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,772   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,706   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,847   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,108   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,474   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,570   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Aberdeen (MS)   [Map]   5,397   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Amory (MS)   [Map]   7,067   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Baldwyn (MS)   [Map]   3,339   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Booneville (MS)   [Map]   8,816   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]   4,077   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pontotoc (MS)   [Map]   5,944   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Saltillo (MS)   [Map]   5,004   W   33 miles [53.1 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Bear Creek   [Map]   1,047   E   23 miles [37 km]
Belgreen   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Burntout   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Detroit   [Map]   227   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hackleburg   [Map]   1,486   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hodges   [Map]   285   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Red Bay   [Map]   3,131   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Vina   [Map]   357   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Weston   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Belmont (MS)   [Map]   2,039   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Golden (MS)   [Map]   190   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mantachie (MS)   [Map]   1,138   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Oakland (MS)   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Smithville (MS)   [Map]   913   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tremont (MS)   [Map]   466   W   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Marion County ...

Shottsville is located in Marion County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marion County: Fayette, Franklin, Lamar, Walker, Winston, Itawamba (MS) & Monroe (MS).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Shottsville ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fulton - Itawamba Co. Airport   [Map]   11M   WNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   E   30 miles [48.3 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 Shottsville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Shottsville. 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   ESE   92 miles [148.1 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   118 miles [189.9 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   152 miles [244.6 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   216 miles [347.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SSE   77 miles [123.9 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ENE   81 miles [130.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fulton - Itawamba Co. Airport   [Map]   11M   WNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   E   30 miles [48.3 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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tupelo Rgnl.   (TUP/KTUP)   [Map]
        Website for Tupelo Regional 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
 
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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Marion County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marion County: www.sonet.net/marioncounty/

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 Shottsville.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shottsville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2609, Longitude: -88.1273     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shottsville 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 Shottsville), 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 Shottsville.



 
 
 

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