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Introduction ...

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

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Around Twin ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Columbus (MS). It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southwest of Twin. Columbus (MS) has a population of 24,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Jasper. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the east of Twin and has a population of 14,000 people.

For comparison, Twin has a population of 390 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Twin and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Cordova   [Map]   2,014   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Fayette   [Map]   4,432   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Guin   [Map]   2,305   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Haleyville   [Map]   4,074   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,739   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,343   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Red Bay   [Map]   3,119   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,815   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Sumiton   [Map]   2,407   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,434   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,531   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Aberdeen (MS)   [Map]   5,391   W   41 miles [66 km]
Amory (MS)   [Map]   7,067   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Belmont (MS)   [Map]   2,032   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]   4,066   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bazemore   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Beaverton   [Map]   187   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bluff   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Boar Tush   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Brilliant   [Map]   879   E   5 miles [8 km]
Eldridge   [Map]   127   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Farriss   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Glen Allen   [Map]   492   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gu-Win   [Map]   170   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Kirkland   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lynn   [Map]   638   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Natural Bridge   [Map]   36   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Rock City   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sulligent   [Map]   1,849   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Weston   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Marion County ...

Twin is located in Marion County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marion County: Fayette, Franklin, Lamar, Walker, Winston, Itawamba (MS) & Monroe (MS).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Twin ...

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.

Bobo   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South of Twin   [Map]
Brilliant   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Glen Allen   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Gold Mine   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Pea Ridge   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Pikeville   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Piney Grove   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Pull Tight   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Rock City   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Tucker   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Wayside   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   ESE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   ENE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   NNE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   34 miles [54.7 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.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Twin. 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   ESE   70 miles [112.7 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   140 miles [225.3 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   160 miles [257.5 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   198 miles [318.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNE   52 miles [83.7 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SSE   56 miles [90.1 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NE   75 miles [120.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   ESE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   ENE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   NNE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   34 miles [54.7 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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International 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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
 
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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International 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 Twin. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Marion County: www.sonet.net/marioncounty/

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.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Twin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Twin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Twin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0083, Longitude: -87.8535     [Map].

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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), 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.