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The location of Caddo

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Caddo ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the east of Caddo. Huntsville has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It lies just east of Caddo 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 from Caddo and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Arab   [Map]   8,340   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Athens   [Map]   25,393   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Florence   [Map]   39,959   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Madison   [Map]   47,959   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,831   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,815   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,025   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,434   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Lawrenceburg (TN)   [Map]   10,736   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   46 miles [74 km]
Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   7,758   N   43 miles [69.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Chalybeate Springs   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Courtland   [Map]   599   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Danville   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Flint City   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Harris Station   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hillsboro   [Map]   521   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Moulton Heights   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,343   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
North Courtland   [Map]   614   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Oakville   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Orrville   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Russell Village   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Trinity   [Map]   2,164   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Wren   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Lawrence County ...

Caddo is located in Lawrence County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lawrence County: Colbert, Cullman, Franklin, Limestone, Morgan & Winston.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Caddo ...

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.

Basham   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast of Caddo   [Map]
Fish Pond   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Five Points   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Flower Hill   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Harmony   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Kitchens Mill   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Longtown   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Mountain Home   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Pumpkin Center   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Riverview (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Trinity   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Wolftown   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   ENE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   WNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ENE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   WNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WNW   29 miles [46.7 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 Caddo.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Caddo. 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   SSE   72 miles [115.9 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   110 miles [177 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   164 miles [263.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   167 miles [268.8 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   ENE   197 miles [317 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ENE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WNW   29 miles [46.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   ENE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   WNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   WNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   SSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   SW   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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
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 Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Caddo.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Caddo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5693, Longitude: -87.1400     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Caddo 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 Caddo), 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 Caddo.