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Lingerlost, Alabama

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The location of Lingerlost

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Lingerlost ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Johnson Ford (TN). It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the northwest of Lingerlost. Johnson Ford (TN) has a population of 65,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the southeast of Lingerlost and has a population of 54,300 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 as if you drove.<2>

Community   2018
Athens   [Map]   26,247   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Florence   [Map]   40,428   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,425   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Madison   [Map]   50,440   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   14,263   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,650   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   8,894   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,407   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lawrenceburg (TN)   [Map]   10,838   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   7,652   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Savannah (TN)   [Map]   6,946   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Swift (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2018
Arnot   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Beach Grove   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Cedar Hill   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Comer   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cypress Creek   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Elgin   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ford City   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Green Hill   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Killen   [Map]   958   NW   Less than 2 miles
Leighton   [Map]   709   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Nitrate City   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Saint Florian   [Map]   637   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Wheeler Dam Village   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Wilson Dam   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Zip City   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Lauderdale County ...

Lingerlost is located in 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 Lingerlost ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Lingerlost.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Lingerlost. 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 Lingerlost. 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, attractions 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 Lingerlost ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.  (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport (FAA ID: 9A4)   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Lingerlost.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lingerlost. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   SSE   98 miles [157.7 km]
Nashville Intl.  (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   NNE   100 miles [160.9 km]
Memphis Intl.  (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   W   139 miles [223.7 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.  (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ESE   194 miles [312.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.  (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Huntsville Intl.  (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   ESE   44 miles [70.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport (FAA ID: 9A4)   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Russellville Muni. (FAA ID: M22)   [Map]   SSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Lawrenceburg Airport (FAA ID: 2M2)   [Map]   NNE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl. (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   ESE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Abernathy Fld. (FAA ID: GZS)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
  Website for Nashville International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
  Website for Memphis International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport   (ICAO: KSNH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
  Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
  Website for McGhee Tyson Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
  Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
  Website for Huntsville International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
John C. Tune Airport   (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]
  Website for John C. Tune Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lingerlost.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lingerlost. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8370, Longitude: -87.5175     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lingerlost 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Lingerlost), 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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