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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Estep ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the east of where Estep would have been located. Huntsville has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the southeast of Estep 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 starting from Estep and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Athens   [Map]   25,393   E   18 miles [29 km]
Florence   [Map]   39,959   W   23 miles [37 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Madison   [Map]   47,959   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,831   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,815   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,025   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,434   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fayetteville (TN)   [Map]   7,051   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Lawrenceburg (TN)   [Map]   10,736   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Lewisburg (TN)   [Map]   11,600   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   7,758   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Anderson   [Map]   276   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Beach Grove   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bethel   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cairo   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cedar Hill   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Courtland   [Map]   599   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dells Vista Shores   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Elgin   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lester   [Map]   122   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lexington   [Map]   718   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
North Courtland   [Map]   614   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rogersville   [Map]   1,220   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Wheeler Dam Village   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Minor Hill (TN)   [Map]   519   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Rascal Town (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Lauderdale County ...

Estep would have been located within present day 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 Estep ...

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.

Cedar Grove   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast of Estep   [Map]
Cedar Hill   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Confluence   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Elk Shores   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Hurricane (Historic)   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Moody Ford   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Oliver   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Pleasant Grove   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Rogersville   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Romine   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Shoemaker Springs (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 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 Estep.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   SSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   WSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Abernathy Fld.   [Map]   GZS   NNE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lawrenceburg Airport   [Map]   2M2   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ESE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   SSE   36 miles [57.9 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 Estep.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Estep. 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   92 miles [148.1 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SSE   94 miles [151.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ESE   31 miles [49.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   SSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   WSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Abernathy Fld.   [Map]   GZS   NNE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lawrenceburg Airport   [Map]   2M2   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   SSE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   E   39 miles [62.8 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.

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
 
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
 
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
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [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
 
Ellington Airport   (ICAO: KLUG)   [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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Lauderdale County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Estep.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Estep. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8723, Longitude: -87.2514     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Estep 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 Estep), 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 Estep.