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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Center Hill.

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Around Center Hill ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the east of Center Hill. Huntsville has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Johnson Ford (TN). It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the northwest of Center Hill and has a population of 65,800 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 drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Athens   [Map]   25,393   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Decatur   [Map]   55,072   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Florence   [Map]   39,959   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Madison   [Map]   47,959   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,831   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,815   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,025   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,434   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lawrenceburg (TN)   [Map]   10,736   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lewisburg (TN)   [Map]   11,600   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   7,758   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Savannah (TN)   [Map]   7,019   W   48 miles [77.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Anderson   [Map]   276   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Arnot   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Beach Grove   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bethel   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cedar Hill   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Elgin   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Green Hill   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Killen   [Map]   977   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lexington   [Map]   718   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Saint Florian   [Map]   591   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Wheeler Dam Village   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Iron City (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Loretto (TN)   [Map]   1,752   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rascal Town (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Saint Joseph (TN)   [Map]   787   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Lauderdale County ...

Center Hill is located in Lauderdale County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lauderdale County: Colbert, Lawrence, Limestone, Tishomingo (MS), Giles (TN), Hardin (TN), Lawrence (TN) & Wayne (TN).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Center Hill ...

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.

Atlas (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest of Center Hill   [Map]
Green Hill   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Kingtown   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Mitchelltown   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Palestine (Historic)   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Peppertown (TN)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Posey (Historic)   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Rascal Town (TN)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Slabtown (Historic)   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Sweet Gum   -   2 miles [3.2 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 Center Hill.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   SSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   SSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lawrenceburg Airport   [Map]   2M2   NNE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Abernathy Fld.   [Map]   GZS   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   SE   35 miles [56.3 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 Center Hill.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Center Hill. 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   NNE   91 miles [146.5 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SSE   103 miles [165.8 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   W   143 miles [230.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   194 miles [312.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   SSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ESE   44 miles [70.8 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NNE   90 miles [144.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   SSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lawrenceburg Airport   [Map]   2M2   NNE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Abernathy Fld.   [Map]   GZS   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   SSW   38 miles [61.2 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
 
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Maury Co. Airport   (ICAO: KMRC)   [Map]
        Website for Maury County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport   (ICAO: KSNH)   [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
 
Fayetteville Muni.   (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]
        Website for Fayetteville Municipal 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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama 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
 
John C. Tune Airport   (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]
        Website for John C. Tune Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Center Hill.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Center Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9556, Longitude: -87.4484     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Center Hill 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 Center Hill), 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 Center Hill.