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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Red Apple.

This page contains six sections:

Around Red Apple ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the northwest of where Red Apple would have been located. Huntsville has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Madison. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the northwest of Red Apple 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 Red Apple and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   N   5 miles [8 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,783   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,657   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Leeds   [Map]   11,940   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,823   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   S   41 miles [66 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Altoona   [Map]   919   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Douglas   [Map]   761   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Egypt   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Gallant   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gregory   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Horton   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Ivalee   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mountainboro   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Rabbit Town   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ridgeville   [Map]   105   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Sardis City   [Map]   1,771   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Snead   [Map]   841   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Walnut Grove   [Map]   681   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Whitesboro   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Marshall County ...

Red Apple would have been located within present day Marshall County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marshall County: Blount, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Jackson, Madison & Morgan.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Red Apple ...

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.

Alice   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest of Red Apple   [Map]
Aurora   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Double Bridges   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Happy Hill   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
High Point   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Marshall   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Mays   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Needmore   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Reedbrake (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Shady Grove   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Union   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   SSE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   E   34 miles [54.7 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 Red Apple.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Red Apple. 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   SW   53 miles [85.3 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   108 miles [173.8 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   136 miles [218.9 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   167 miles [268.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NE   81 miles [130.4 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SSE   87 miles [140 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WNW   89 miles [143.2 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SW   104 miles [167.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   SSE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   E   34 miles [54.7 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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
        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
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Marshall County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Marshall County: www.marshallco.org/www/

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 Red Apple.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Red Apple. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Red Apple) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Red Apple. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1826, Longitude: -86.2005     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Red Apple 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 Red Apple), 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 Red Apple.