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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Mount Hope.

This page contains six sections:

Around Mount Hope ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Decatur. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the east of Mount Hope. Decatur has a population of 55,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Madison. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the northeast of Mount Hope and has a population of 48,000 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 starting from Mount Hope and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Athens   [Map]   25,393   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Florence   [Map]   39,959   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Haleyville   [Map]   4,074   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,739   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,343   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,831   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Priceville   [Map]   3,297   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,815   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,025   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,434   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,531   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   40 miles [64.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Ashridge   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bear Creek   [Map]   1,041   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Chalybeate Springs   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grayson   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hatton   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Leighton   [Map]   707   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Littleville   [Map]   981   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Littleville   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Muck City   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pebble   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Phil Campbell   [Map]   1,273   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Spring Valley   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Spruce Pine   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Town Creek   [Map]   1,069   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Wren   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Lawrence County ...

Mount Hope is located in Lawrence County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lawrence County: Colbert, Cullman, Franklin, Limestone, Morgan & Winston.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Mount Hope ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some 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.

Flat Rock   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North of Mount Hope   [Map]
Hickory Grove   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Muck City   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Needmore   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Oak Grove   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Orange   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Trace Ford   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Union   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Waco   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Wolf Springs   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   SSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   NNE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   NNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   SSE   23 miles [37 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   E   31 miles [49.9 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 Mount Hope.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Mount Hope. 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   SE   74 miles [119.1 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   123 miles [197.9 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   147 miles [236.6 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   183 miles [294.5 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   ENE   217 miles [349.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ENE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   S   85 miles [136.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   SSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   NNE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   NNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   SSE   23 miles [37 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   ENE   33 miles [53.1 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
 
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
 
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
 

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

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 Mount Hope.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Hope. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4584, Longitude: -87.4817     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mount Hope 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 Mount Hope), 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 Mount Hope.