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Weeden Heights, Alabama

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Weeden Heights.

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Around Weeden Heights ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Johnson Ford (TN). It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the northwest of Weeden Heights. Johnson Ford (TN) has a population of 65,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the east of Weeden Heights and has a population of 55,100 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 Weeden Heights and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Athens   [Map]   25,393   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Florence   [Map]   39,959   W   Less than 2 miles
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Madison   [Map]   47,959   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,831   S   5 miles [8 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,815   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,025   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,434   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Corinth (MS)   [Map]   14,818   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Lawrenceburg (TN)   [Map]   10,736   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   7,758   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Savannah (TN)   [Map]   7,019   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Tulu (TN)   [Map]   ---   W   45 miles [72.4 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Arnot   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Beach Grove   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cloverdale   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cypress Creek   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Elgin   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ford City   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Green Hill   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Killen   [Map]   977   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Leighton   [Map]   707   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
McGee Town   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Nitrate City   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Saint Florian   [Map]   591   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Spring Valley   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Wilson Dam   [Map]   ---   SE   Less than 2 miles
Zip City   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Lauderdale County ...

Weeden Heights 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 Weeden Heights ...

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.

Florence   -   Less than 2 miles to the West of Weeden Heights   [Map]
Florence Ferry   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hickory Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Indian Springs   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Lakeview   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lakeview Heights   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Lakeview Highlands   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lockland   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Mars Hill   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Mount Pleasant (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Petersville   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Twin Brooks   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Village Pines   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Woodlawn   -   2 miles [3.2 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 Weeden Heights.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   SSE   5 miles [8 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   SSE   5 miles [8 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   SE   19 miles [30.6 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 Weeden Heights.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Weeden Heights. 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
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SSE   100 miles [160.9 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   104 miles [167.4 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   W   133 miles [214 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   200 miles [321.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   SSE   5 miles [8 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ESE   50 miles [80.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   SSE   5 miles [8 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Lawrenceburg Airport   [Map]   2M2   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   38 miles [61.2 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
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
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport   (ICAO: KSNH)   [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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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Weeden Heights.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Weeden Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8212, Longitude: -87.6381     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Weeden Heights 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 Weeden Heights), 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 Weeden Heights.