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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Lakewood ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It lies just south of Lakewood. Huntsville has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the southwest of Lakewood 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 and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,340   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Athens   [Map]   25,393   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,437   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Madison   [Map]   47,959   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Lewisburg (TN)   [Map]   11,600   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   7,758   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Shelbyville (TN)   [Map]   21,432   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Tullahoma (TN)   [Map]   19,273   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Winchester (TN)   [Map]   8,562   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Big Cove   [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Brownsboro   [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Capshaw   [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Country Village   [Map]     E   4 miles [6.4 km]
English Village   [Map]     S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Greenwycke Village   [Map]     S   5 miles [8 km]
Harvest   [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hazel Green   [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lincoln   [Map]     S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Mercury   [Map]     E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Meridianville   [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]
Moore's Mill   [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
Normal   [Map]     NE   Less than 2 miles
Rideout Village   [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]
Ryland   [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Madison County ...

Lakewood is located in Madison County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Madison County: Jackson, Limestone, Marshall, Morgan, Franklin (TN) & Lincoln (TN).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lakewood ...

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.

Cavalry Hill   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest of Lakewood   [Map]
Cedar Valley   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Chase   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Cherokee Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Cherry Creek   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Darwin Downs   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Glen Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Greenhill   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Lincoln   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Meadow Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Mercury   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Normal   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Rolling Meadows   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Scenic View   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Shady Lane   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Stag Run   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Valley Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   NNE   5 miles [8 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   ESE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fayetteville Muni. (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   FYM   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   WSW   22 miles [35.4 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 Lakewood.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lakewood. 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   84 miles [135.2 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   93 miles [149.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   W   58 miles [93.3 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   ENE   80 miles [128.7 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   N   98 miles [157.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   NNE   5 miles [8 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   ESE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fayetteville Muni. (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   FYM   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   WSW   22 miles [35.4 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
 
John C. Tune Airport   (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]
        Website for John C. Tune 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
 
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]
        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
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [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
 
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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        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 Lakewood. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.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 Lakewood.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lakewood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7795, Longitude: -86.5878     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lakewood 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 Lakewood), 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 Lakewood.