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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Sulphur Springs.

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Around Sulphur Springs ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the south of Sulphur Springs. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntsville. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the northeast of Sulphur Springs and has a population of 193,000 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 Sulphur Springs and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Athens   [Map]   25,393   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Decatur   [Map]   55,072   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Madison   [Map]   47,959   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   S   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Addison   [Map]   738   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Arkadelphia   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Arley   [Map]   350   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bremen   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Burrows Crossroads   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Colony   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Crane Hill   [Map]   ---   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Dodge City   [Map]   606   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Falls City   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Good Hope   [Map]   2,288   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Houston   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Logan   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Powellville   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Slick Ford   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
West Point   [Map]   596   N   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Cullman County ...

Sulphur Springs is located in Cullman County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Cullman County: Blount, Lawrence, Marshall, Morgan, Walker & Winston.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sulphur Springs ...

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

Central   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the North of Sulphur Springs   [Map]
Chances Crossroad   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Cold Springs   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Colony   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Crane Hill   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Damascus   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Dodge City   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Eagle   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Good Hope   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Grandview   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Jones' Chapel   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Maple Forks   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Marylee   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Misty Harbor   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Trimble   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   WNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   NNE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   WNW   35 miles [56.3 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 Sulphur Springs.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sulphur Springs. 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
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SSE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   143 miles [230.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   152 miles [244.6 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   180 miles [289.7 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   210 miles [338 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NW   57 miles [91.7 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SSW   67 miles [107.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   WNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   NNE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   WNW   35 miles [56.3 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.

Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]
        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
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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 Sulphur Springs. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Cullman County: www.co.cullman.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 Sulphur Springs.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sulphur Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0643, Longitude: -87.0331     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sulphur Springs 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 Sulphur Springs), 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 Sulphur Springs.