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Introduction ...

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

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Around Copeland ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the southeast of Copeland. 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 southwest of Copeland 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 Copeland and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Athens   [Map]   25,393   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Florence   [Map]   39,959   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,437   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Madison   [Map]   47,959   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,831   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   E   46 miles [74 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,025   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,434   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Lawrenceburg (TN)   [Map]   10,736   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Lewisburg (TN)   [Map]   11,600   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Shelbyville (TN)   [Map]   21,432   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Tullahoma (TN)   [Map]   19,273   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Winchester (TN)   [Map]   8,562   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Ardmore   [Map]   1,382   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Belle Mina   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Capshaw   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Caro   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Country Village   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Elkmont   [Map]   469   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Harris Station   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Harvest   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Meridianville   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mooresville   [Map]   58   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rideout Village   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Tanner   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Toney   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ardmore (TN)   [Map]   1,216   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Limestone County ...

Copeland is located in Limestone County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Limestone County: Lauderdale, Lawrence, Madison, Morgan, Giles (TN) & Lincoln (TN).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Copeland ...

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.

Cloverleaf   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest of Copeland   [Map]
Cottonwood   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
French Hill   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
French Mill   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Harvest   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Holland Place   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Hoover   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Indian Trace   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Jeff   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Maple Hill   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Mayflower   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Oak Grove   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Piney Chapel   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Rainbow   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Sand Spring (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Yorkshire   -   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 Copeland.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   SSE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   SSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   ESE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Fayetteville Muni. (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   FYM   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Abernathy Fld.   [Map]   GZS   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   SSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   WSW   31 miles [49.9 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 Copeland.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Copeland. 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   87 miles [140 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   89 miles [143.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   SSE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   N   93 miles [149.7 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   E   93 miles [149.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   SSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   ESE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Fayetteville Muni. (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   FYM   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Abernathy Fld.   [Map]   GZS   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   SSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   WSW   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
 
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
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [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
 
Winchester Muni.   (ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tullahoma Rgnl.   (THA/KTHA)   [Map]
        Website for Tullahoma Regional 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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International 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
 
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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.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 Copeland.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Copeland. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8348, Longitude: -86.8319     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Copeland 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 Copeland), 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 Copeland.