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The location of Roseboro









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Roseboro ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the southwest of Roseboro. Huntsville has a population of 195,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the southwest of Roseboro and has a population of 54,400 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 Roseboro and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,392   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,284   S   46 miles [74 km]
Athens   [Map]   25,616   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,429   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,373   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Madison   [Map]   48,861   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,484   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Fayetteville (TN)   [Map]   6,993   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lewisburg (TN)   [Map]   11,857   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Manchester (TN)   [Map]   10,642   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   7,676   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Shelbyville (TN)   [Map]   21,532   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Tullahoma (TN)   [Map]   19,229   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Winchester (TN)   [Map]   8,502   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Country Village   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Estillfork   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hazel Green   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hillsboro   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hollytree   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Meridianville   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Moore's Mill   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
New Market   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Princeton   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Beans Creek (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Corder Crossroads (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Flintville (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Huntland (TN)   [Map]   846   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Park City Heights (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Park City (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Madison County ...

Roseboro is located in Madison County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Madison County: Jackson, Limestone, Marshall, Morgan, Franklin (TN) & Lincoln (TN).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Roseboro ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Roseboro.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Roseboro. 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 Roseboro. 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, attractions 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 Roseboro ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Fayetteville Muni.  (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   WNW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Madison County Exec.  (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   SSW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Winchester Muni. (ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Tullahoma Rgnl.  (THA/KTHA)   [Map]   NNE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Scottsboro Muni. (FAA ID: 4A6)   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Huntsville Intl.  (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   SW   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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Roseboro.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Roseboro. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Nashville Intl.  (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   N   80 miles [128.7 km]
Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   SSW   100 miles [160.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.  (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   SE   146 miles [235 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport  (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   ENE   147 miles [236.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Huntsville Intl.  (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Lovell Fld.  (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   E   67 miles [107.8 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.  (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   WSW   70 miles [112.7 km]
John C. Tune Airport  (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   NNW   87 miles [140 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Fayetteville Muni.  (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   WNW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Madison County Exec.  (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   SSW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Winchester Muni. (ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Tullahoma Rgnl.  (THA/KTHA)   [Map]   NNE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Scottsboro Muni. (FAA ID: 4A6)   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
  Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Madison County Exec.   (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]
  Website for Madison County Executive Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Winchester Muni.   (ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tullahoma Rgnl.   (THA/KTHA)   [Map]
  Website for Tullahoma Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
  Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ellington Airport   (ICAO: KLUG)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
  Website for McGhee Tyson Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
  Website for Memphis International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
  Website for Huntsville International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
  Website for Lovell Field
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
  Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
John C. Tune Airport   (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]
  Website for John C. Tune Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fayetteville Muni.   (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]
  Website for Fayetteville Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Madison County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://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 Roseboro.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roseboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9843, Longitude: -86.4025     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Roseboro 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Roseboro), 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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