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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Browns Corner.

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Around Browns Corner ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the south of Browns Corner. Huntsville has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the southwest of Browns Corner 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
Arab   [Map]   8,340   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Athens   [Map]   25,393   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,437   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Madison   [Map]   47,959   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Fayetteville (TN)   [Map]   7,051   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lawrenceburg (TN)   [Map]   10,736   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Lewisburg (TN)   [Map]   11,600   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   7,758   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Shelbyville (TN)   [Map]   21,432   N   41 miles [66 km]
Tullahoma (TN)   [Map]   19,273   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Winchester (TN)   [Map]   8,562   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Ardmore   [Map]   1,382   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Capshaw   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Caro   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Harvest   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Hazel Green   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Meridianville   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Moore's Mill   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Normal   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Rideout Village   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Toney   [Map]   ---   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Ardmore (TN)   [Map]   1,216   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Dellrose (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dickson Town (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Park City Heights (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Madison County ...

Browns Corner 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 Browns Corner ...

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.

Blanche (TN)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North of Browns Corner   [Map]
Bobo   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Cash Point (TN)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Cedar Hill   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Elkwood   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Five Points   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Harvest   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Hoover   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Jeff   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Maple Hill   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Ready Crossing   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Sand Spring (Historic)   -   7 miles [11.3 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 Browns Corner.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   ESE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fayetteville Muni. (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   FYM   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Abernathy Fld.   [Map]   GZS   NW   24 miles [38.6 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 Browns Corner.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Browns Corner. 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   N   82 miles [132 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   S   94 miles [151.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WSW   52 miles [83.7 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   E   85 miles [136.8 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   N   86 miles [138.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   ESE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fayetteville Muni. (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   FYM   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Abernathy Fld.   [Map]   GZS   NW   24 miles [38.6 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
 
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
 
Ellington Airport   (ICAO: KLUG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Winchester Muni.   (ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]
        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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shelbyville Muni.   (SYI/KSYI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [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
 
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
 
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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Madison County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Browns Corner. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9329, Longitude: -86.7136     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Browns Corner 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 Browns Corner), 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 Browns Corner.