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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Pleasant Groves.

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Around Pleasant Groves ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the west of Pleasant Groves. Huntsville has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the west of Pleasant Groves and has a population of 55,100 people.

For comparison, Pleasant Groves has a population of 410 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 Pleasant Groves and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,340   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Athens   [Map]   25,393   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,437   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Madison   [Map]   47,959   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Rainsville   [Map]   5,015   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fayetteville (TN)   [Map]   7,051   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lynchburg (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Manchester (TN)   [Map]   10,617   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Tullahoma (TN)   [Map]   19,273   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Winchester (TN)   [Map]   8,562   N   31 miles [49.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Big Cove   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Brownsboro   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Estillfork   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Grant   [Map]   907   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gurley   [Map]   786   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hollytree   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Hollywood   [Map]   970   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hytop   [Map]   346   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Langston   [Map]   264   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Paint Rock   [Map]   205   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Princeton   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ryland   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Skyline   [Map]   833   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Trenton   [Map]   ---   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Woodville   [Map]   730   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Jackson County ...

Pleasant Groves 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 Pleasant Groves ...

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.

Berrys (Historic)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East of Pleasant Groves   [Map]
Blackankle   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Dry Cove (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Hollytree   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Kyles   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Little Nashville   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Mud Creek (Historic)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Oak Grove   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Paint Rock   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Pikeville   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Rocky Ridge   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Skyline   -   7 miles [11.3 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 Pleasant Groves.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   ESE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   WNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   S   23 miles [37 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Fayetteville Muni. (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   FYM   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Winchester Muni.(ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]   BGF   NNE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   SE   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 Pleasant Groves.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pleasant Groves. 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   SSW   86 miles [138.4 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNW   99 miles [159.3 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   SE   126 miles [202.8 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   ENE   145 miles [233.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   ENE   60 miles [96.6 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   W   79 miles [127.1 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NNW   107 miles [172.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   ESE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   WNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   S   23 miles [37 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Fayetteville Muni. (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   FYM   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Winchester Muni.(ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]   BGF   NNE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   SE   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.

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
 
Madison County Exec.   (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]
        Website for Madison County Executive Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fayetteville Muni.   (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]
        Website for Fayetteville Municipal 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
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        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
 
Tullahoma Rgnl.   (THA/KTHA)   [Map]
        Website for Tullahoma Regional 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
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        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
 

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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 Pleasant Groves.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Groves. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7355, Longitude: -86.2051     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Groves 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 Pleasant Groves), 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 Pleasant Groves.