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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Cole Spring.

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Around Cole Spring ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the northeast of Cole Spring. Huntsville has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the northwest of Cole Spring 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 Cole Spring and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,340   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Athens   [Map]   25,393   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Clay   [Map]   ---   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fultondale   [Map]   9,084   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,783   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,437   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Madison   [Map]   47,959   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Pinson   [Map]   ---   S   46 miles [74 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Baileyton   [Map]   627   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
East Point   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Eva   [Map]   508   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Fairview   [Map]   458   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Falkville   [Map]   1,260   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Flint City   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hulaco   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lacon   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Priceville   [Map]   3,297   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Somerville   [Map]   712   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
South Vinemont   [Map]   758   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Valhermoso Springs   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Vinemont   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
West Point   [Map]   596   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Morgan County ...

Cole Spring 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 Cole Spring ...

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.

Centerville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest of Cole Spring   [Map]
County Line   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Dyers Crossroads   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Georgia   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Gold Ridge   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Gum Spring   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Leesdale   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Longview   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Lynntown   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Pleasant Ridge   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Providence   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Six Mile   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Stringer   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Tanner Heights   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Union   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Union Hill   -   2 miles [3.2 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 Cole Spring.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   SSW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   NNW   21 miles [33.8 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 Cole Spring.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Cole Spring. 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   54 miles [86.9 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   122 miles [196.3 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   146 miles [235 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   184 miles [296.1 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   ENE   189 miles [304.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WNW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SSW   90 miles [144.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   SSW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   NNW   21 miles [33.8 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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        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
 
Madison County Exec.   (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]
        Website for Madison County Executive Airport
        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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
 
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 Cole Spring. 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 Cole Spring.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cole Spring. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3540, Longitude: -86.8328     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cole Spring 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 Cole Spring), 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 Cole Spring.