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Twin Oaks, Alabama

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Twin Oaks.

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Around Twin Oaks ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Johnson Ford (TN). It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the northwest of Twin Oaks. Johnson Ford (TN) has a population of 65,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the southeast of Twin Oaks and has a population of 55,100 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 if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Athens   [Map]   25,393   E   41 miles [66 km]
Florence   [Map]   39,959   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,831   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,815   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,025   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,434   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Corinth (MS)   [Map]   14,818   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Lawrenceburg (TN)   [Map]   10,736   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   7,758   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Savannah (TN)   [Map]   7,019   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Swift (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Tulu (TN)   [Map]   ---   W   42 miles [67.6 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Arnot   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Beach Grove   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cloverdale   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cypress Creek   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Ford City   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Green Hill   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Killen   [Map]   977   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Leighton   [Map]   707   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
McGee Town   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Nitrate City   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Saint Florian   [Map]   591   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Wilson Dam   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Zip City   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Iron City (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Saint Joseph (TN)   [Map]   787   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Lauderdale County ...

Twin Oaks is located in Lauderdale County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lauderdale County: Colbert, Lawrence, Limestone, Tishomingo (MS), Giles (TN), Hardin (TN), Lawrence (TN) & Wayne (TN).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Twin Oaks ...

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.

Cypress Forest   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest of Twin Oaks   [Map]
Cypress Heights   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Florence   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Hickory Hills   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Keys Chapel (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Lovelace Crossroads   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Mansion View   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Mars Hill   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Petersville   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Stoney Point (Historic)   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Terrace View   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Twin Brooks   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Village Pines   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Zip City   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   SSE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   SSE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   WSW   28 miles [45.1 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 Twin Oaks.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Twin Oaks. 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
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   102 miles [164.2 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SSE   105 miles [169 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   W   130 miles [209.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   204 miles [328.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   SSE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ESE   53 miles [85.3 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NNE   99 miles [159.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   SSE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   WSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Lawrenceburg Airport   [Map]   2M2   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport(ICAO: KSNH)   [Map]   SNH   WNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hassell Fld.   [Map]   M29   NNW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Abernathy Fld.   [Map]   GZS   ENE   39 miles [62.8 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
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport   (ICAO: KSNH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [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
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta 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
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional 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
John C. Tune Airport   (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]
        Website for John C. Tune 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 Twin Oaks. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Twin Oaks.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Twin Oaks. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8848, Longitude: -87.6750     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Twin Oaks 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 Twin Oaks), 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 Twin Oaks.