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The location of Berkley

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Berkley ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the west of Berkley. 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 Berkley and has a population of 55,100 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Berkley and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,340   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Athens   [Map]   25,393   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,437   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Madison   [Map]   47,959   W   18 miles [29 km]
Oneonta   [Map]   6,699   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Fayetteville (TN)   [Map]   7,051   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Lynchburg (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Winchester (TN)   [Map]   8,562   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Big Cove   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Brownsboro   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Country Village   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
English Village   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Grant   [Map]   907   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Greenwycke Village   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Gurley   [Map]   786   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Lacey's Spring   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mercury   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
New Hope   [Map]   2,803   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]   1,852   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Paint Rock   [Map]   205   E   5 miles [8 km]
Ryland   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Woodville   [Map]   730   E   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Madison County ...

Berkley is located in Madison County.

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Berkley ...

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 Northwest of Berkley   [Map]
Bravo   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Camelot   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Cedar Point   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Cherrytree   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Chimney Springs   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Double Tree   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Dug Hill   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Forest Park   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Fox Run   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Huntsville Hills   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Meadow Trace   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Moontown   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Paint Rock   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Poplar Ridge   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Sublett Mill   -   4 miles [6.4 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]
Swift Ford   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [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 Berkley.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   NNW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   SSE   18 miles [29 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Fayetteville Muni. (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   FYM   NNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   SSE   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 Berkley.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Berkley. 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   76 miles [122.3 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   103 miles [165.8 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   133 miles [214 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   ENE   159 miles [255.9 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   W   202 miles [325.1 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   74 miles [119.1 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NNW   109 miles [175.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   NNW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   SSE   18 miles [29 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Fayetteville Muni. (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   FYM   NNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   SSE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   WSW   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
 
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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Alabama

About Madison County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Berkley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6398, Longitude: -86.4292     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Berkley 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 Berkley), 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 Berkley.