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The location of Beachboro

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Beachboro.

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Around Beachboro ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the southwest of where Beachboro would have been located. Huntsville has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southwest of Beachboro 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 starting from Beachboro and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,340   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Athens   [Map]   25,393   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,437   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Madison   [Map]   47,959   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fayetteville (TN)   [Map]   7,051   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Manchester (TN)   [Map]   10,617   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Shelbyville (TN)   [Map]   21,432   N   46 miles [74 km]
Tullahoma (TN)   [Map]   19,273   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Winchester (TN)   [Map]   8,562   N   23 miles [37 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Brownsboro   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Estillfork   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Gurley   [Map]   786   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hillsboro   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hollytree   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hollywood   [Map]   970   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hytop   [Map]   346   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
New Market   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Paint Rock   [Map]   205   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pleasant Groves   [Map]   411   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Princeton   [Map]   ---   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Skyline   [Map]   833   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Trenton   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Beans Creek (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Huntland (TN)   [Map]   855   N   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Jackson County ...

Beachboro would have been located within present day Jackson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jackson County: DeKalb, Madison, Marshall, Dade (GA), Franklin (TN) & Marion (TN).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Beachboro ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some 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.

Coptown (TN)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North of Beachboro   [Map]
Hollytree   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hytop   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Jack Lane (Historic)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Little Nashville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Mud Creek (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Narrows (Historic)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Pleasant Groves   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Skyline   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Sunset (Historic)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Beachboro. 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 Beachboro. 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 Beachboro ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   WSW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   E   23 miles [37 km]
Winchester Muni.(ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]   BGF   NNE   23 miles [37 km]
Fayetteville Muni. (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   FYM   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Franklin Co. Airport   [Map]   UOS   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   S   31 miles [49.9 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 Beachboro.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Beachboro. 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   NNW   91 miles [146.5 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SSW   94 miles [151.3 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   SE   131 miles [210.8 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   ENE   141 miles [226.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   WSW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   ENE   58 miles [93.3 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   W   79 miles [127.1 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NNW   99 miles [159.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   WSW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   E   23 miles [37 km]
Winchester Muni.(ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]   BGF   NNE   23 miles [37 km]
Fayetteville Muni. (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   FYM   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Franklin Co. Airport   [Map]   UOS   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   S   31 miles [49.9 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
 
Madison County Exec.   (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]
        Website for Madison County Executive Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Winchester Muni.   (ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]
        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
 
Tullahoma Rgnl.   (THA/KTHA)   [Map]
        Website for Tullahoma Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [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
 
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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International 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
 
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
 

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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 Beachboro.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Beachboro. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Beachboro

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beachboro. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8529, Longitude: -86.2078     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Beachboro 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 Beachboro), 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 Beachboro.