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Introduction ...

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

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Around Brinn ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Florence. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the north of Brinn. Florence has a population of 40,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Jasper. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the southeast of Brinn and has a population of 14,000 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Fayette   [Map]   4,432   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Guin   [Map]   2,305   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Haleyville   [Map]   4,074   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,739   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,343   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,831   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Red Bay   [Map]   3,119   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,815   N   23 miles [37 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,025   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,434   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,531   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Aberdeen (MS)   [Map]   5,391   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Amory (MS)   [Map]   7,067   W   41 miles [66 km]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]   4,066   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Iuka (MS)   [Map]   2,989   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bear Creek   [Map]   1,041   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Boar Tush   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Brilliant   [Map]   879   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Delmar   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Farriss   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gu-Win   [Map]   170   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hackleburg   [Map]   1,477   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hodges   [Map]   284   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lynn   [Map]   638   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Natural Bridge   [Map]   36   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Phil Campbell   [Map]   1,273   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rock City   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Spruce Pine   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Twin   [Map]   387   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Weston   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Marion County ...

Brinn is located in Marion County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marion County: Fayette, Franklin, Lamar, Walker, Winston, Itawamba (MS) & Monroe (MS).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brinn ...

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.

Allens Factory   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast of Brinn   [Map]
Boar Tush   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Brilliant   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Gold Mine   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Jim Williams Ford   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Pea Ridge   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Pigeye   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Piney Grove   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Pleasant Ridge   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Pull Tight   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Shady Grove   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Thornhill   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Twin   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the South   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   WSW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   NW   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 Brinn.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Brinn. 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   SE   73 miles [117.5 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   137 miles [220.5 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   149 miles [239.8 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   196 miles [315.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNE   41 miles [66 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   S   66 miles [106.2 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ENE   66 miles [106.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   WSW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   NW   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.

Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International 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
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 

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About Marion County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marion County: www.sonet.net/marioncounty/

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 Brinn.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brinn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1687, Longitude: -87.8009     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brinn 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 Brinn), 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 Brinn.