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The location of Skyline Shores









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Skyline Shores.

This page contains six sections:

Around Skyline Shores ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the west of Skyline Shores. Huntsville has a population of 195,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the west of Skyline Shores 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 starting from Skyline Shores and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,392   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,284   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Athens   [Map]   25,616   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,652   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,385   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,071   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,409   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,429   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,373   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Madison   [Map]   48,861   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,555   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,484   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Southside   [Map]   8,731   S   46 miles [74 km]
LaFayette (GA)   [Map]   7,198   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Winchester (TN)   [Map]   8,502   N   42 miles [67.6 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Aspel   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Blackankle   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Chigger Hill   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Columbus City Ferry   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Columbus City   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Dutton   [Map]   305   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Grant   [Map]   908   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Grove Oak   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hollywood   [Map]   969   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Langston   [Map]   263   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Pleasant Groves   [Map]   407   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Powell   [Map]   965   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rock City   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Section   [Map]   745   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Woodville   [Map]   720   W   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Jackson County ...

Skyline Shores is located in Jackson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jackson County: DeKalb, Madison, Marshall, Dade (GA), Franklin (TN) & Marion (TN).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Skyline Shores ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Scottsboro Muni. (FAA ID: 4A6)   [Map]   NNE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Guntersville Muni. (FAA ID: 8A1)   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Isbell Fld. (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   ESE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   WNW   23 miles [37 km]
Albertville Rgnl. (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   SSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni. (FAA ID: 7A6)   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Madison County Exec.  (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 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 Skyline Shores.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Skyline Shores. 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]   SSW   78 miles [125.5 km]
Nashville Intl.  (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   NNW   111 miles [178.6 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.  (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   SE   115 miles [185.1 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport  (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   NE   146 miles [235 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Huntsville Intl.  (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Lovell Fld.  (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   ENE   60 miles [96.6 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.  (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   W   86 miles [138.4 km]
Roanoke Muni.  (FAA ID: 7A5)   [Map]   SSE   108 miles [173.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Scottsboro Muni. (FAA ID: 4A6)   [Map]   NNE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Guntersville Muni. (FAA ID: 8A1)   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Isbell Fld. (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   ESE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   WNW   23 miles [37 km]
Albertville Rgnl. (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   SSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni. (FAA ID: 7A6)   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Madison County Exec.  (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   NW   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
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
  Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Winchester Muni.   (ICAO: KBGF)   [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
 
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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Skyline Shores.

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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 from Point A (ie- Skyline Shores) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Skyline Shores. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5718, Longitude: -86.1036     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Skyline Shores 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 Skyline Shores), 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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