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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to The Woodlands.

This page contains four sections:

Around The Woodlands ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 10 miles [16 km] to the southwest of The Woodlands. Huntsville has a population of 191,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the southwest of The Woodlands 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 The Woodlands and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,462   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,295   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Athens   [Map]   24,966   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,688   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,385   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,493   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Madison   [Map]   46,962   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,337   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Priceville   [Map]   3,179   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Rainsville   [Map]   5,031   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,722   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Gattistown (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Big Cove   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Brownsboro   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Country Village   [Map]   ---   S   Less than 2 miles
Greenwycke Village   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Gurley   [Map]   788   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hazel Green   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hillsboro   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mercury   [Map]   ---   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Meridianville   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Moore's Mill   [Map]   ---   NW   Less than 2 miles
New Market   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Normal   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Rideout Village   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ryland   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

Madison County ...

The Woodlands 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 The Woodlands.

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

Airports Near The Woodlands ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   SSE   5 miles [8 km]
Fayetteville Muni. (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   FYM   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   SW   19 miles [30.6 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 The Woodlands.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from The Woodlands. 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   87 miles [140 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   90 miles [144.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   W   62 miles [99.8 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   E   75 miles [120.7 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NNW   96 miles [154.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   SSE   5 miles [8 km]
Fayetteville Muni. (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   FYM   N   16 miles [25.7 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.

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
 
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
 
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Winchester Muni.   (ICAO: KBGF)   [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
 
Tullahoma Rgnl.   (THA/KTHA)   [Map]
        Website for Tullahoma Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [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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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for The Woodlands. 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 The Woodlands.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in The Woodlands. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8184, Longitude: -86.5055     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for The Woodlands 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 The Woodlands), 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 The Woodlands.



 
 
 

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