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The location of Waterloo

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Waterloo ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Johnson Ford (TN). It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the north of Waterloo. Johnson Ford (TN) has a population of 65,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Florence. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the east of Waterloo and has a population of 40,000 people.

For comparison, Waterloo has a population of 200 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 driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,831   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,815   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,025   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,434   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Booneville (MS)   [Map]   8,744   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Corinth (MS)   [Map]   14,818   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Ashland Ford (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Henderson (TN)   [Map]   6,551   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Lawrenceburg (TN)   [Map]   10,736   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Mount Lebanon (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Savannah (TN)   [Map]   7,019   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Swift (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Tulu (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Cherokee   [Map]   1,009   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cloverdale   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cypress Creek   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
McGee Town   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Saint Florian   [Map]   591   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Zip City   [Map]   ---   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Burnsville (MS)   [Map]   930   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Farmington (MS)   [Map]   2,189   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Glen (MS)   [Map]   410   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Iuka (MS)   [Map]   2,989   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Paden (MS)   [Map]   115   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tishomingo (MS)   [Map]   336   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Michie (TN)   [Map]   589   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
New Town (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Pyburn (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Lauderdale County ...

Waterloo 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 Waterloo ...

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.

Chickasaw (Historic)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South of Waterloo   [Map]
Chickasaw Crossing   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Cooks Landing (MS)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Crows Camp (Historic)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Dart   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Doubleheads Village (Historic)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Georgetown   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Gravelly Springs   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Haddock (Historic)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Lane Springs   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Ransom Stand (TN)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Short (MS)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Stout (TN)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Walnut Grove (TN) (Historic)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waterloo ...

Looking for more information about Waterloo? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Waterloo, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Waterloo.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alabama Statewide Tourism
    Waterloo Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Waterloo


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 Waterloo ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   SSW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport(ICAO: KSNH)   [Map]   SNH   NNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   SSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Roscoe Turner Airport   [Map]   CRX   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Robert Sibley Airport   [Map]   SZY   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   S   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 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 Waterloo.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Waterloo. 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
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   W   108 miles [173.8 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NE   114 miles [183.5 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SE   119 miles [191.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ESE   75 miles [120.7 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NE   109 miles [175.4 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SSE   119 miles [191.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   SSW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport(ICAO: KSNH)   [Map]   SNH   NNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   SSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Roscoe Turner Airport   [Map]   CRX   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Robert Sibley Airport   [Map]   SZY   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Hassell Fld.   [Map]   M29   N   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.

Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
 
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport   (ICAO: KSNH)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Alabama

About Lauderdale County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Waterloo. 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 Waterloo.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Waterloo. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Waterloo) 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 Waterloo. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Waterloo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waterloo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9172, Longitude: -88.0654     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Waterloo 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 Waterloo), 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 Waterloo.