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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to New Town.

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Around New Town ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the west of New Town. Huntsville has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Chattanooga (TN). It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the northeast of New Town and has a population of 178,000 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 and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Dalton (GA)   [Map]   34,077   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Fort Oglethorpe (GA)   [Map]   9,839   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Collegedale (TN)   [Map]   11,437   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
East Brainerd (TN)   [Map]   ---   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
East Ridge (TN)   [Map]   21,302   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Manchester (TN)   [Map]   10,617   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Middle Valley Estates (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Red Bank (TN)   [Map]   11,813   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Soddy-Daisy (TN)   [Map]   13,217   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Soddy Lake Heights (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Tullahoma (TN)   [Map]   19,273   NW   41 miles [66 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bridgeport   [Map]   2,337   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bryant   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fackler   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Flat Rock   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Higdon   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hollywood   [Map]   970   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ider   [Map]   711   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Pisgah   [Map]   707   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Stevenson   [Map]   1,977   NE   Less than 2 miles
Stewart Town (GA)   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kimball (TN)   [Map]   1,391   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
New Hope (TN)   [Map]   1,063   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Orme (TN)   [Map]   113   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Richard City (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
South Pittsburg (TN)   [Map]   3,097   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Jackson County ...

New Town is located in Jackson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jackson County: DeKalb, Madison, Marshall, Dade (GA), Franklin (TN) & Marion (TN).

Curious and Interesting Names Near New Town ...

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.

Bass   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest of New Town   [Map]
Cedar Grove   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Edgefield   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Eureka   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Harris   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Island Creek Ferry   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Kirby Creek (Historic)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Liberty Hill   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Pleasant Grove   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Rash   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Rocky Springs   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Rudders Ferry   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Sulphur Springs   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Summer Bluff   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Widows Creek Station   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   NE   Less than 2 miles
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Franklin Co. Airport   [Map]   UOS   N   23 miles [37 km]
Winchester Muni.(ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]   BGF   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   ESE   32 miles [51.5 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 New Town.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from New Town. 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
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNW   99 miles [159.3 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SSW   104 miles [167.4 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   SE   116 miles [186.7 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   ENE   121 miles [194.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   ENE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   WSW   56 miles [90.1 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   W   102 miles [164.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   NE   Less than 2 miles
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Franklin Co. Airport   [Map]   UOS   N   23 miles [37 km]
Winchester Muni.(ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]   BGF   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   ESE   32 miles [51.5 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.

Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Winchester Muni.   (ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
        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
 
Tullahoma Rgnl.   (THA/KTHA)   [Map]
        Website for Tullahoma Regional 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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International 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
 
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
 
John C. Tune Airport   (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]
        Website for John C. Tune Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Alabama

About Jackson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Town. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8734, Longitude: -85.8175     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for New Town 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 New Town), 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 New Town.