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Introduction ...

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

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Around Skinem ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the south of Skinem. Huntsville has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the southwest of Skinem and has a population of 55,100 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 drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Arab   [Map]   8,340   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Athens   [Map]   25,393   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,437   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Madison   [Map]   47,959   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lawrenceburg (TN)   [Map]   10,736   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Lewisburg (TN)   [Map]   11,600   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Manchester (TN)   [Map]   10,617   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   7,758   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Shelbyville (TN)   [Map]   21,432   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Tullahoma (TN)   [Map]   19,273   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Winchester (TN)   [Map]   8,562   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Country Village   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hazel Green   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hillsboro   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Mercury   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Meridianville   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Moore's Mill   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
New Market   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Normal   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ryland   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Toney   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Corder Crossroads (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Fayetteville (TN)   [Map]   7,051   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Flintville (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Park City Heights (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Park City (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Madison County ...

Skinem 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 Skinem ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some 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.

Fannings Crossing   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast of Skinem   [Map]
Hazel Green   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Key's Mill   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Lincoln (TN)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Mint Spring   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Sulphur Springs   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Three Oaks (TN)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Union Grove   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Walnut Grove   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   SSW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Fayetteville Muni. (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   FYM   NNW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   SSE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   SW   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 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 Skinem.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Skinem. 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
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   81 miles [130.4 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   S   97 miles [156.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WSW   63 miles [101.4 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   E   74 miles [119.1 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NNW   87 miles [140 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   SSW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Fayetteville Muni. (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]   FYM   NNW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   SSE   14 miles [22.5 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.

Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International 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
 
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]
        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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shelbyville Muni.   (SYI/KSYI)   [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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        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
 
Madison County Exec.   (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]
        Website for Madison County Executive Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Skinem. 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: 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 Skinem.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Skinem. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9576, Longitude: -86.5186     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Skinem 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 Skinem), 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 Skinem.