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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Adair Ford.

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Around Adair Ford ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the west of Adair Ford. Huntsville has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the west of Adair Ford and has a population of 55,100 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,340   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Athens   [Map]   25,393   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,437   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Madison   [Map]   47,959   W   18 miles [29 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Fayetteville (TN)   [Map]   7,051   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   7,758   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Tullahoma (TN)   [Map]   19,273   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Winchester (TN)   [Map]   8,562   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Big Cove   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Brownsboro   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Country Village   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
English Village   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Greenwycke Village   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Gurley   [Map]   786   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mercury   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
New Hope   [Map]   2,803   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Normal   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]   1,852   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Paint Rock   [Map]   205   E   5 miles [8 km]
Ryland   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Trenton   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Woodville   [Map]   730   E   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Madison County ...

Adair Ford is located in Madison County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Madison County: Jackson, Limestone, Marshall, Morgan, Franklin (TN) & Lincoln (TN).

While not sharing a border with Madison County, the following counties are close to Adair Ford: Madison, Jackson and Marshall.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Adair Ford ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Big Cove   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West of Adair Ford   [Map]
Bravo   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Camelot   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Cherrytree   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Chimney Springs   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Double Tree   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Dug Hill   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Fox Run   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Huntsville Hills   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Maysville   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Meadow Trace   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Moontown   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Paint Rock   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Poplar Ridge   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Sublett Mill   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Sugar Tree   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Sunset Cove   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Willow Bend   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Willowbrook   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Alabama

    Alabama Tourism
    Parks for Alabama

    Fishing in Alabama
    Hunting in Alabama


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Alabama

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Alabama

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Alabama

Airports Near Adair Ford ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   NNW   5 miles [8 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   NNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   SSE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Fayetteville Muni. (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   FYM   NNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   SSE   32 miles [51.5 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 Adair Ford.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Adair Ford. 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   78 miles [125.5 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   101 miles [162.5 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   134 miles [215.7 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   ENE   158 miles [254.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   W   67 miles [107.8 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   ENE   73 miles [117.5 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NNW   107 miles [172.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   NNW   5 miles [8 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   NNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   SSE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Fayetteville Muni. (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   FYM   NNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   SSE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   WSW   33 miles [53.1 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
 
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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Winchester Muni.   (ICAO: KBGF)   [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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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Adair Ford.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adair Ford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6709, Longitude: -86.4311     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Adair Ford 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 Adair Ford), 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 Adair Ford.