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The location of Ryland Acres









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Ryland Acres.

This page contains six sections:

Around Ryland Acres ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It lies just northwest of Ryland Acres. Huntsville has a population of 195,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the west of Ryland Acres 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 and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,392   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,284   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Athens   [Map]   25,616   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,652   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,385   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,071   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,429   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,373   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Madison   [Map]   48,861   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,484   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Fayetteville (TN)   [Map]   6,993   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   7,676   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Tullahoma (TN)   [Map]   19,229   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Winchester (TN)   [Map]   8,502   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Big Cove   [Map]   ---   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Brownsboro   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Country Village   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
English Village   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Greenwycke Village   [Map]   ---   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Gurley   [Map]   781   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mercury   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Meridianville   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Moore's Mill   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Normal   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]   1,939   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Paint Rock   [Map]   204   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Rideout Village   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Ryland   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Madison County ...

Ryland Acres 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 Ryland Acres ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Ryland Acres. 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 Ryland Acres. 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 Ryland Acres ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Madison County Exec.  (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   NNW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Huntsville Intl.  (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   WSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fayetteville Muni.  (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl. (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Guntersville Muni. (FAA ID: 8A1)   [Map]   SSE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Scottsboro Muni. (FAA ID: 4A6)   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 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 Ryland Acres.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Ryland Acres. 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
Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   S   79 miles [127.1 km]
Nashville Intl.  (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   N   98 miles [157.7 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.  (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ESE   140 miles [225.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Huntsville Intl.  (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   WSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.  (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   W   62 miles [99.8 km]
Lovell Fld.  (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   ENE   77 miles [123.9 km]
John C. Tune Airport  (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   N   104 miles [167.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Madison County Exec.  (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   NNW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fayetteville Muni.  (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl. (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Guntersville Muni. (FAA ID: 8A1)   [Map]   SSE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Scottsboro Muni. (FAA ID: 4A6)   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
  Website for Nashville International 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
 
Madison County Exec.   (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]
  Website for Madison County Executive 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
 
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [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
 
Winchester Muni.   (ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [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
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
  Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
  Website for Pensacola Regional 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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
  Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
  Website for Lovell Field
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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About Madison County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ryland Acres. 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 Ryland Acres.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ryland Acres. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7045, Longitude: -86.5153     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ryland Acres 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 Ryland Acres), 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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