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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Cain Landing.

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Around Cain Landing ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the northeast of Cain Landing. Huntsville has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 10 miles [16 km] to the west of Cain Landing 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 and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,340   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Athens   [Map]   25,393   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,437   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Madison   [Map]   47,959   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,831   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Oneonta   [Map]   6,699   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Fayetteville (TN)   [Map]   7,051   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   7,758   N   46 miles [74 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Belle Mina   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Falkville   [Map]   1,260   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Flint City   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Harris Station   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lacey's Spring   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mooresville   [Map]   58   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Moulton Heights   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Orrville   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Priceville   [Map]   3,297   W   5 miles [8 km]
Russell Village   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Somerville   [Map]   712   S   5 miles [8 km]
Swancott   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Triana   [Map]   529   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Valhermoso Springs   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Morgan County ...

Cain Landing is located in Morgan County.

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cain Landing ...

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.

Bluff City (Historic)   -   Less than 2 miles to the East of Cain Landing   [Map]
Cave Springs   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Crowtown   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Priceville   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Rockhouse Landing   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Rocky Point   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Rolling Hills   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Six Way   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Slaughter Landing (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Sunnyside Ferry   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Sunnyside Landing   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   NNE   25 miles [40.2 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 Cain Landing.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Cain Landing. 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   S   68 miles [109.4 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   108 miles [173.8 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   149 miles [239.8 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   ENE   180 miles [289.7 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   183 miles [294.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WNW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   ENE   96 miles [154.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   NNE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   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.

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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
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
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [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 ...



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About Morgan County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Morgan County: www.co.morgan.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 Cain Landing.

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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 Cain Landing. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cain Landing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cain Landing. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5501, Longitude: -86.8014     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cain Landing 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 Cain Landing), 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 Cain Landing.