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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Spencer Store.

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Around Spencer Store ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the southeast of Spencer Store. Huntsville has a population of 191,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the south of Spencer Store 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 from Spencer Store and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Athens   [Map]   24,966   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Florence   [Map]   40,026   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,493   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Madison   [Map]   46,962   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,337   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,706   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,847   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,108   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,474   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Ashland Ford (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Gattistown (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Jonesboro (TN) - Historic   [Map]   ---   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   22 miles [35.4 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Anderson   [Map]   278   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ardmore   [Map]   1,357   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bethel   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cairo   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Caro   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cedar Hill   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Country Village   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Elkmont   [Map]   466   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Lester   [Map]   121   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Tanner   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ardmore (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Dickson Town (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Elkton (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Minor Hill (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Limestone County ...

Spencer Store is located in Limestone County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Limestone County: Lauderdale, Lawrence, Madison, Morgan, Giles (TN) & Lincoln (TN).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Spencer Store ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Abernathy Fld.   [Map]   GZS   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   SSE   18 miles [29 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lawrenceburg Airport   [Map]   2M2   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fayetteville Muni. (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   FYM   ENE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   WSW   34 miles [54.7 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 Spencer Store.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Spencer Store. 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   85 miles [136.8 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   S   94 miles [151.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WSW   34 miles [54.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Abernathy Fld.   [Map]   GZS   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   SSE   18 miles [29 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lawrenceburg Airport   [Map]   2M2   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fayetteville Muni. (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   FYM   ENE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   WSW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   ESE   34 miles [54.7 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
 
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
 
Ellington Airport   (ICAO: KLUG)   [Map]
        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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
 
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
 
John C. Tune Airport   (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]
        Website for John C. Tune 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 Spencer Store. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.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 Spencer Store.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spencer Store. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9159, Longitude: -87.0414     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spencer Store 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 Spencer Store), 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 Spencer Store.



 
 
 

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