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Logan, Alabama
(Cullman County)

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The location of Logan

Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Logan ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the south of Logan. Birmingham has a population of 210,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntsville. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the northeast of Logan and has a population of 197,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Logan and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2018
Albertville   [Map]   21,568   E   46 miles [74 km]
Athens   [Map]   26,247   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,858   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Decatur   [Map]   54,264   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   14,021   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,425   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,397   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,380   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Jasper   [Map]   13,500   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Madison   [Map]   50,440   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Moody   [Map]   13,069   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,306   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Trussville   [Map]   22,314   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,461   S   49 miles [78.9 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2018
Addison   [Map]   724   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Arley   [Map]   346   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bremen   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Colony   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Crane Hill   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Dodge City   [Map]   607   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
East Point   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Good Hope   [Map]   2,334   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hanceville   [Map]   3,448   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Houston   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lacon   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
South Vinemont   [Map]   768   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Vinemont   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
West Point   [Map]   604   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
White City   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Cullman County ...

Logan is located in Cullman County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Cullman County: Blount, Lawrence, Marshall, Morgan, Walker & Winston.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Logan ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Logan ...

Looking for more information about Logan? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Logan, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Logan.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alabama Statewide Tourism
    Logan Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Logan

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 Logan ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Addison Muni. (FAA ID: 2A8)   [Map]   WNW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Folsom Fld. (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Winston Co. Airport (FAA ID: 3M2)   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
Rountree Fld. (FAA ID: 5M0)   [Map]   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Walker Co. Airport (FAA ID: JFX)   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 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 Logan.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Logan. 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   42 miles [67.6 km]
Nashville Intl.  (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   N   138 miles [222.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.  (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ESE   151 miles [243 km]
Memphis Intl.  (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   WNW   180 miles [289.7 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport  (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   NE   205 miles [329.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Huntsville Intl.  (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   NNE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.  (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   NW   54 miles [86.9 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl. (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   SSW   72 miles [115.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Addison Muni. (FAA ID: 2A8)   [Map]   WNW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Folsom Fld. (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Winston Co. Airport (FAA ID: 3M2)   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
Rountree Fld. (FAA ID: 5M0)   [Map]   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Walker Co. Airport (FAA ID: JFX)   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 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
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
  Website for Lovell Field
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
  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
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
  Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [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
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
  Website for McGhee Tyson Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
  Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
  Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
  Website for Huntsville International 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
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Logan. 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 Logan.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Logan) 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 Logan. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Logan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Logan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1382, Longitude: -87.0064     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Logan 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 Logan), 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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