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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Townsend Crossroads.

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Around Townsend Crossroads ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Chattanooga (TN). It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the northeast of Townsend Crossroads. Chattanooga (TN) has a population of 178,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Rome (GA). It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the southeast of Townsend Crossroads and has a population of 36,400 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 starting from Townsend Crossroads and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Calhoun (GA)   [Map]   16,445   E   41 miles [66 km]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   9,799   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Dalton (GA)   [Map]   34,077   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Fort Oglethorpe (GA)   [Map]   9,839   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Collegedale (TN)   [Map]   11,437   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
East Brainerd (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
East Ridge (TN)   [Map]   21,302   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Middle Valley Estates (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Red Bank (TN)   [Map]   11,813   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Soddy-Daisy (TN)   [Map]   13,217   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alpine   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Dutton   [Map]   308   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Flat Rock   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hammondville   [Map]   485   S   5 miles [8 km]
Henagar   [Map]   2,339   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Higdon   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ider   [Map]   711   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Mentone   [Map]   366   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pisgah   [Map]   707   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Rainsville   [Map]   5,015   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sylvania   [Map]   1,850   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Valley Head   [Map]   550   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cloudland (GA)   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rising Fawn (GA)   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Stewart Town (GA)   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

DeKalb County ...

Townsend Crossroads is located in DeKalb County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of DeKalb County: Cherokee, Etowah, Jackson, Marshall, Chattooga (GA), Dade (GA) & Walker (GA).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Townsend Crossroads ...

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.

Council Bluff   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South of Townsend Crossroads   [Map]
Elliott Crossroads   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
High Point   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Keith   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Mays Gulf (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
New Home   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Oak Grove   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Snake Creek (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Stamp   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Sulphur Springs   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Valley Head   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   SSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Richard B. Russell Airport(ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]   RMG   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NE   37 miles [59.5 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 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 Townsend Crossroads.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Townsend Crossroads. 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   SW   97 miles [156.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   SE   99 miles [159.3 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNW   116 miles [186.7 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   123 miles [197.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   W   63 miles [101.4 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   S   106 miles [170.6 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   W   110 miles [177 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   SSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Richard B. Russell Airport(ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]   RMG   SE   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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Richard B. Russell Airport   (ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]
        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
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dalton Muni.   (DNN/KDNN)   [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
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        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
 
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
 

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

The official website for DeKalb County: www.dekalbcountyal.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 Townsend Crossroads.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Townsend Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6495, Longitude: -85.6630     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Townsend Crossroads 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 Townsend Crossroads), 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 Townsend Crossroads.