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The location of Center Star

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Center Star ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the east of Center Star. Huntsville has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Johnson Ford (TN). It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the northwest of Center Star 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 are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Athens   [Map]   25,393   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Decatur   [Map]   55,072   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Florence   [Map]   39,959   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Madison   [Map]   47,959   E   41 miles [66 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,831   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,815   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,025   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,434   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lawrenceburg (TN)   [Map]   10,736   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   7,758   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Savannah (TN)   [Map]   7,019   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Anderson   [Map]   276   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Arnot   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Beach Grove   [Map]   ---   S   Less than 2 miles
Cedar Hill   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Elgin   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Ford City   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Green Hill   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Killen   [Map]   977   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lexington   [Map]   718   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Nitrate City   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rogersville   [Map]   1,220   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Saint Florian   [Map]   591   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Wheeler Dam Village   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Wilson Dam   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Rascal Town (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Lauderdale County ...

Center Star 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 Star ...

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.

Aqua Vista   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest of Center Star   [Map]
Atlas (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Big Oak   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Emerald Shores   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Fishermans Resort   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Ford City   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hideaway Hills   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Houstontown   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Kingman (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Kingtown   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Lake Coves   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Lakeview   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Lock Six   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Lock Three   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Mitchelltown   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Paradise Points   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Posey (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Sky Park   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Virginia Shores   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   SSE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lawrenceburg Airport   [Map]   2M2   NNE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Abernathy Fld.   [Map]   GZS   NE   30 miles [48.3 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 Star.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Center Star. 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   97 miles [156.1 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SSE   98 miles [157.7 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   W   143 miles [230.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ESE   41 miles [66 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   SSE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lawrenceburg Airport   [Map]   2M2   NNE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Abernathy Fld.   [Map]   GZS   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   SSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   ESE   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.

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
 
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
 
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport   (ICAO: KSNH)   [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
 
Maury Co. Airport   (ICAO: KMRC)   [Map]
        Website for Maury County 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



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About Lauderdale County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Center Star. 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 Center Star.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Center Star. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8615, Longitude: -87.4556     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Center Star 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 Star), 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 Star.