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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Browns Valley ...

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

The next largest community is Chattanooga (TN). It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the east of Browns Valley and has a population of 178,000 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 you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Dalton (GA)   [Map]   34,077   E   46 miles [74 km]
Fort Oglethorpe (GA)   [Map]   9,839   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Collegedale (TN)   [Map]   11,437   E   41 miles [66 km]
East Brainerd (TN)   [Map]   ---   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
East Ridge (TN)   [Map]   21,302   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Manchester (TN)   [Map]   10,617   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Middle Valley Estates (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Red Bank (TN)   [Map]   11,813   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Signal Mountain (TN)   [Map]   8,573   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Smyrna (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Soddy-Daisy (TN)   [Map]   13,217   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Soddy Lake Heights (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Tullahoma (TN)   [Map]   19,273   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bridgeport   [Map]   2,337   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Bryant   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fackler   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Flat Rock   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Higdon   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
New Town   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Stevenson   [Map]   1,977   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Cole City (GA)   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Stewart Town (GA)   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Jasper (TN)   [Map]   3,362   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kimball (TN)   [Map]   1,391   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
New Hope (TN)   [Map]   1,063   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Orme (TN)   [Map]   113   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Richard City (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
South Pittsburg (TN)   [Map]   3,097   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Jackson County ...

Browns Valley 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 Browns Valley ...

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.

Copenhagen (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast of Browns Valley   [Map]
Edgefield   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Eureka   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Harris   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Island Creek Ferry   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Liberty Hill   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Richard City (TN)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Rocky Springs   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Rudders Ferry   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Summer Bluff   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Widows Creek Station   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Franklin Co. Airport   [Map]   UOS   NNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Winchester Muni.(ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]   BGF   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   ESE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   ENE   33 miles [53.1 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 Valley.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Browns Valley. 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   98 miles [157.7 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SSW   108 miles [173.8 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   SE   116 miles [186.7 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   ENE   117 miles [188.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   ENE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   WSW   59 miles [95 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   W   104 miles [167.4 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NW   108 miles [173.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Franklin Co. Airport   [Map]   UOS   NNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Winchester Muni.(ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]   BGF   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   ESE   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
 
Winchester Muni.   (ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [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
 
Madison County Exec.   (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]
        Website for Madison County Executive 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
 
Fayetteville Muni.   (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]
        Website for Fayetteville Municipal 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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
 
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
 
John C. Tune Airport   (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]
        Website for John C. Tune Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Jackson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Valley.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Browns Valley. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Browns Valley) 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 Browns Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Browns Valley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Browns Valley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9076, Longitude: -85.7708     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Browns Valley 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 Valley), 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 Valley.