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Thrasher Crossroads, Alabama

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Thrasher Crossroads.

This page contains four sections:

Around Thrasher Crossroads ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the north of Thrasher Crossroads. Huntsville has a population of 191,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the northwest of Thrasher Crossroads 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 Thrasher Crossroads and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,462   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Athens   [Map]   24,966   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,688   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Clay   [Map]   9,655   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,150   E   46 miles [74 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   36,084   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,711   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,493   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Madison   [Map]   46,962   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,593   S   46 miles [74 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,646   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,722   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,023   S   44 miles [70.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Arab   [Map]   8,295   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Baileyton   [Map]   625   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Brooksville   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Craig   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Douglas   [Map]   758   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Friendship   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hog Jaw   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Holly Pond   [Map]   812   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hulaco   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Joppa   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mill Village   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Pine Lake Village   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Scant City   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Summit   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Union Grove   [Map]   79   N   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Cullman County ...

Thrasher Crossroads is located in Cullman County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Cullman County: Blount, Lawrence, Marshall, Morgan, Walker & Winston.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Thrasher Crossroads ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   ESE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   SSE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   SE   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 Thrasher Crossroads.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Thrasher Crossroads. 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   SSW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   125 miles [201.2 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   127 miles [204.4 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   175 miles [281.6 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   205 miles [329.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WNW   71 miles [114.3 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NE   89 miles [143.2 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SW   97 miles [156.1 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SE   101 miles [162.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   ESE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   SSE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   N   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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        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
 
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]
        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 Thrasher Crossroads. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Cullman County: www.co.cullman.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 Thrasher Crossroads.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thrasher Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2790, Longitude: -86.4814     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Thrasher Crossroads 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 Thrasher Crossroads), 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 Thrasher Crossroads.



 
 
 

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