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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Zip City.

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Around Zip City ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Johnson Ford (TN). It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the northwest of Zip City. Johnson Ford (TN) has a population of 65,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the southeast of Zip City 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 Zip City and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Athens   [Map]   25,393   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Florence   [Map]   39,959   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,831   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,815   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,025   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,434   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Corinth (MS)   [Map]   14,818   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Lawrenceburg (TN)   [Map]   10,736   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mount Lebanon (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   7,758   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Savannah (TN)   [Map]   7,019   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Tulu (TN)   [Map]   ---   W   41 miles [66 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Arnot   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Beach Grove   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cloverdale   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Cypress Creek   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ford City   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Green Hill   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Killen   [Map]   977   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
McGee Town   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Nitrate City   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Saint Florian   [Map]   591   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Wilson Dam   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Collinwood (TN)   [Map]   965   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Iron City (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Rascal Town (TN)   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Saint Joseph (TN)   [Map]   787   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Lauderdale County ...

Zip City 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 Zip City ...

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.

Cloverdale   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West of Zip City   [Map]
Falconhead   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Iron City (TN)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Keys Chapel (Historic)   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Light (TN) (Historic)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Mansion View   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Mars Hill   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Petersville   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Stoney Point (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Terrace View   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Twin Brooks   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Twin Oaks   -   4 miles [6.4 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 Zip City.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   SSE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   SSE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Lawrenceburg Airport   [Map]   2M2   NE   30 miles [48.3 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 Zip City.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Zip City. 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
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   98 miles [157.7 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SSE   109 miles [175.4 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   W   130 miles [209.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   206 miles [331.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   SSE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ESE   55 miles [88.5 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NNE   95 miles [152.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   SSE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Lawrenceburg Airport   [Map]   2M2   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hassell Fld.   [Map]   M29   NNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport(ICAO: KSNH)   [Map]   SNH   WNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Abernathy Fld.   [Map]   GZS   ENE   37 miles [59.5 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.

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
 
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
 
Maury Co. Airport   (ICAO: KMRC)   [Map]
        Website for Maury County 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 Zip City.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Zip City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Zip City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Zip City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9546, Longitude: -87.6690     [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 Zip City), 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 Zip City.