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 The location of Woodlawn Heights 

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Woodlawn Heights.

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Around Woodlawn Heights ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Johnson Ford (TN). It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the northwest of Woodlawn Heights. Johnson Ford (TN) has a population of 65,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the east of Woodlawn Heights 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 Woodlawn Heights and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Athens   [Map]   24,966   E   41 miles [66 km]
Florence   [Map]   40,026   N   5 miles [8 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,772   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,493   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,706   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,847   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,108   NW   Less than 2 miles
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,474   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Booneville (MS)   [Map]   8,816   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Corinth (MS)   [Map]   14,866   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Ashland Ford (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Swift (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Tulu (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Arnot   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Beach Grove   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cherokee   [Map]   1,014   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cloverdale   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cypress Creek   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Ford City   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Killen   [Map]   982   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Leighton   [Map]   712   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Littleville   [Map]   990   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
McGee Town   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Nitrate City   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Saint Florian   [Map]   464   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Spring Valley   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Wilson Dam   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Zip City   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Colbert County ...

Woodlawn Heights is located in Colbert County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Colbert County: Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence & Tishomingo (MS).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Woodlawn Heights ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   ESE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   S   21 miles [33.8 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 Woodlawn Heights.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Woodlawn Heights. 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   SSE   97 miles [156.1 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   110 miles [177 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   W   131 miles [210.8 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   201 miles [323.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   E   52 miles [83.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   ESE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   WSW   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.

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
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport   (ICAO: KSNH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/

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 Woodlawn Heights.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodlawn Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7504, Longitude: -87.6889     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Woodlawn Heights 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 Woodlawn Heights), 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 Woodlawn Heights.



 
 
 

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