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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Rascal Town.

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Around Rascal Town ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville (AL). It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the southeast of Rascal Town. Huntsville (AL) has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Johnson Ford. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the northwest of Rascal Town and has a population of 65,800 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 Rascal Town and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Athens (AL)   [Map]   25,393   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Decatur (AL)   [Map]   55,072   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Florence (AL)   [Map]   39,959   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hartselle (AL)   [Map]   14,471   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Madison (AL)   [Map]   47,959   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Muscle Shoals (AL)   [Map]   13,831   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Russellville (AL)   [Map]   9,815   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Sheffield (AL)   [Map]   9,025   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Tuscumbia (AL)   [Map]   8,434   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Columbia   [Map]   37,540   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Greenfield Bend   [Map]   ---   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Lawrenceburg   [Map]   10,736   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   11,600   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Liberty Grove   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pulaski   [Map]   7,758   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Anderson (AL)   [Map]   276   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Arnot (AL)   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Beach Grove (AL)   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bethel (AL)   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cedar Hill (AL)   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Elgin (AL)   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Green Hill (AL)   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Killen (AL)   [Map]   977   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lexington (AL)   [Map]   718   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Rogersville (AL)   [Map]   1,220   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Saint Florian (AL)   [Map]   591   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Zip City (AL)   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Iron City   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Loretto   [Map]   1,752   N   5 miles [8 km]
Saint Joseph   [Map]   787   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

Lawrence County ...

Rascal Town is located in Lawrence County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lawrence County: Lauderdale (AL), Giles, Lewis, Maury & Wayne.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rascal Town ...

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.

Clack Branch   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North of Rascal Town   [Map]
Green Hill (AL)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Liberty Grove   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Palestine (AL) (Historic)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Peppertown   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Posey (AL) (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Slabtown (AL) (Historic)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Sweet Gum (AL)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Wolf Creek   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Rascal Town. 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 Rascal Town. 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 Tennessee

    Tennessee Tourism

    Fishing in Tennessee
    Hunting in Tennessee


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Tennessee

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Tennessee

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Tennessee

Airports Near Rascal Town ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lawrenceburg Airport   [Map]   2M2   NNE   18 miles [29 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   SSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   SSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   SSE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Abernathy Fld.   [Map]   GZS   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hassell Fld.   [Map]   M29   NW   39 miles [62.8 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 Rascal Town.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rascal Town. 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   88 miles [141.6 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SSE   107 miles [172.2 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   W   143 miles [230.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   196 miles [315.4 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   ENE   201 miles [323.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   SSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NNE   86 miles [138.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lawrenceburg Airport   [Map]   2M2   NNE   18 miles [29 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   SSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   SSE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Abernathy Fld.   [Map]   GZS   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.(ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]   DCU   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hassell Fld.   [Map]   M29   NW   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
 
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [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
 
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
 
Ellington Airport   (ICAO: KLUG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Madison County Exec.   (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]
        Website for Madison County Executive 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
 
Louisville Intl.   (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]
        Website for Louisville International 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
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rascal Town. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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 Rascal Town.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rascal Town. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0073, Longitude: -87.4422     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rascal Town 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 Rascal Town), 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 Rascal Town.