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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Doubleheads Village.

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Around Doubleheads Village ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Johnson Ford (TN). It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the north of where Doubleheads Village would have been located. Johnson Ford (TN) has a population of 65,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Florence. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the east of Doubleheads Village and has a population of 40,000 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
Hamilton   [Map]   6,739   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,831   E   18 miles [29 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,815   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,025   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,434   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Booneville (MS)   [Map]   8,744   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Corinth (MS)   [Map]   14,818   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Ashland Ford (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Lawrenceburg (TN)   [Map]   10,736   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Savannah (TN)   [Map]   7,019   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Selmer (TN)   [Map]   4,465   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Swift (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Tulu (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Arnot   [Map]   ---   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Cherokee   [Map]   1,009   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cloverdale   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cypress Creek   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Littleville   [Map]   981   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
McGee Town   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Nitrate City   [Map]   ---   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Saint Florian   [Map]   591   E   18 miles [29 km]
Waterloo   [Map]   198   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Wilson Dam   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Zip City   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Burnsville (MS)   [Map]   930   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Iuka (MS)   [Map]   2,989   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Paden (MS)   [Map]   115   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tishomingo (MS)   [Map]   336   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]

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

Colbert County ...

Doubleheads Village would have been located within present day Colbert County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Colbert County: Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence & Tishomingo (MS).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Doubleheads Village ...

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.

Buzzard Roost   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest of Doubleheads Village   [Map]
Cherokee   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Chickasaw (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Chickasaw Crossing   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Crows Camp (Historic)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Gatesville (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Georgetown   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Gravelly Springs   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Green Tree (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Lane Springs   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Lime Kiln   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Melvin (Historic)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Mountain Mills (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Pride Landing   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Prides Ferry   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Red Rock   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Woodland Landing (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 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 Doubleheads Village.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   WSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   ESE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   ESE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   SSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport(ICAO: KSNH)   [Map]   SNH   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   ESE   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 Doubleheads Village.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Doubleheads Village. 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   SE   110 miles [177 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NE   115 miles [185.1 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   W   115 miles [185.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   ESE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   E   67 miles [107.8 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NNE   111 miles [178.6 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   S   112 miles [180.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   WSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   ESE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   SSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport(ICAO: KSNH)   [Map]   SNH   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   ESE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Roscoe Turner Airport   [Map]   CRX   W   37 miles [59.5 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.

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
 
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport   (ICAO: KSNH)   [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
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [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
 
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
 

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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 Doubleheads Village.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Doubleheads Village. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Doubleheads Village

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Doubleheads Village. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8209, Longitude: -87.9514     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Doubleheads Village 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 Doubleheads Village), 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 Doubleheads Village.