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Loyall, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Loyall ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Johnson Ford (TN). It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the northwest of where Loyall would have been located. Johnson Ford (TN) has a population of 65,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the east of Loyall and has a population of 55,100 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Loyall and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Athens   [Map]   25,393   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Florence   [Map]   39,959   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,831   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,815   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,025   NE   Less than 2 miles
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,434   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Booneville (MS)   [Map]   8,744   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Corinth (MS)   [Map]   14,818   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Lawrenceburg (TN)   [Map]   10,736   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   7,758   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Savannah (TN)   [Map]   7,019   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Tulu (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Arnot   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Beach Grove   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cherokee   [Map]   1,009   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cloverdale   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cypress Creek   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Ford City   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Killen   [Map]   977   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Leighton   [Map]   707   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Littleville   [Map]   981   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
McGee Town   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Nitrate City   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Saint Florian   [Map]   591   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Spring Valley   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Wilson Dam   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Zip City   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Colbert County ...

Loyall 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 Loyall ...

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.

Cave Spring   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East of Loyall   [Map]
Cypress Creek   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Cypress Heights   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Florence   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Florence Ferry   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Furnace Hill (Historic)   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Hobgood   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Houston Corner   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
James   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lakeview   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Manor Haven   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Milk Springs   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Mount Pleasant (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Muscle Shoals   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Three Forks   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Woodlawn Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   E   5 miles [8 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   ESE   21 miles [33.8 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 Loyall.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Loyall. 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
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SSE   98 miles [157.7 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   110 miles [177 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   W   130 miles [209.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   202 miles [325.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   E   5 miles [8 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   E   53 miles [85.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   ESE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   WSW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport(ICAO: KSNH)   [Map]   SNH   NW   40 miles [64.4 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
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport   (ICAO: KSNH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [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
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
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional 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
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Alabama

About Colbert County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/

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 Loyall.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Loyall. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7523, Longitude: -87.7056     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Loyall 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 Loyall), 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 Loyall.