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The location of Salem Corner









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Salem Corner.

This page contains six sections:

Around Salem Corner ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the east of Salem Corner. Huntsville has a population of 195,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It lies just southwest of Salem Corner and has a population of 54,400 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,392   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,284   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Athens   [Map]   25,616   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,385   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Florence   [Map]   39,852   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,429   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,373   S   18 miles [29 km]
Madison   [Map]   48,861   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   14,022   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,697   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,484   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   8,930   W   46 miles [74 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,398   W   46 miles [74 km]
Lawrenceburg (TN)   [Map]   10,772   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Belle Mina   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Capshaw   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Country Village   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Harris Station   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Harvest   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mooresville   [Map]   59   S   5 miles [8 km]
Moulton Heights   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Orrville   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Priceville   [Map]   3,463   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Rideout Village   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Russell Village   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Swancott   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Tanner   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Triana   [Map]   540   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Limestone County ...

Salem Corner is located in Limestone County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Limestone County: Lauderdale, Lawrence, Madison, Morgan, Giles (TN) & Lincoln (TN).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Salem Corner ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Salem Corner. 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 Salem Corner. 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 Salem Corner ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Pryor Fld. Rgnl. (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Huntsville Intl.  (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rountree Fld. (FAA ID: 5M0)   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Madison County Exec.  (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   ENE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport (FAA ID: 9A4)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 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 Salem Corner.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Salem Corner. 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   78 miles [125.5 km]
Nashville Intl.  (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   N   98 miles [157.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Huntsville Intl.  (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.  (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   W   41 miles [66 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Pryor Fld. Rgnl. (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Rountree Fld. (FAA ID: 5M0)   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Madison County Exec.  (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   ENE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport (FAA ID: 9A4)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Folsom Fld. (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fayetteville Muni.  (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Abernathy Fld. (FAA ID: GZS)   [Map]   NNW   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       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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]
  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
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fayetteville Muni.   (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]
  Website for Fayetteville Municipal Airport
  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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
  Website for Memphis International Airport
  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
 
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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Limestone County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.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 Salem Corner.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Salem Corner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7009, Longitude: -86.8783     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Salem Corner 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 Salem Corner), 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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