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The location of Copenhagen

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Copenhagen ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Chattanooga (TN). It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the east of where Copenhagen would have been located. Chattanooga (TN) has a population of 178,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Smyrna (TN). It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the north of Copenhagen and has a population of 45,300 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Dalton (GA)   [Map]   34,077   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Fort Oglethorpe (GA)   [Map]   9,839   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Cleveland (TN)   [Map]   44,271   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Collegedale (TN)   [Map]   11,437   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
East Brainerd (TN)   [Map]   ---   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
East Ridge (TN)   [Map]   21,302   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Manchester (TN)   [Map]   10,617   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
McMinnville (TN)   [Map]   13,761   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Middle Valley Estates (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Red Bank (TN)   [Map]   11,813   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Soddy-Daisy (TN)   [Map]   13,217   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Soddy Lake Heights (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Tullahoma (TN)   [Map]   19,273   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bridgeport   [Map]   2,337   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Bryant   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Flat Rock   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Higdon   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
New Town   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Stevenson   [Map]   1,977   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cole City (GA)   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Stewart Town (GA)   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Trenton (GA)   [Map]   2,255   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jasper (TN)   [Map]   3,362   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kimball (TN)   [Map]   1,391   NE   5 miles [8 km]
New Hope (TN)   [Map]   1,063   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Orme (TN)   [Map]   113   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Richard City (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   Less than 2 miles
South Pittsburg (TN)   [Map]   3,097   N   2 miles [3.2 km]

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

Jackson County ...

Copenhagen would have been located within present day Jackson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jackson County: DeKalb, Madison, Marshall, Dade (GA), Franklin (TN) & Marion (TN).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Copenhagen ...

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.

Dixie Lee (TN)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast of Copenhagen   [Map]
Grahams Ferry (TN)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Island Creek Ferry   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Long Island   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Richard City (TN)   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Rocky Springs   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Summer Bluff   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Sweetens Cove (TN)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Widows Creek Station   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Copenhagen. 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 Copenhagen. 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
    Alabama Parks

    Fishing in Alabama
    Hunting in Alabama


National Park System (NPS) - Parks, Monuments & Preserves

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 Copenhagen ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   ENE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Franklin Co. Airport   [Map]   UOS   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
Winchester Muni.(ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]   BGF   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   SW   25 miles [40.2 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 Copenhagen.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Copenhagen. 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   NNW   95 miles [152.9 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   ENE   112 miles [180.2 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SSW   114 miles [183.5 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   SE   118 miles [189.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   WSW   64 miles [103 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NW   105 miles [169 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   W   108 miles [173.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   ENE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Franklin Co. Airport   [Map]   UOS   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
Winchester Muni.(ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]   BGF   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   SW   25 miles [40.2 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.

Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville 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
 
Winchester Muni.   (ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tullahoma Rgnl.   (THA/KTHA)   [Map]
        Website for Tullahoma Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fayetteville Muni.   (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]
        Website for Fayetteville Municipal 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
 
Dalton Muni.   (DNN/KDNN)   [Map]
        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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        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 Copenhagen.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Copenhagen. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9842, Longitude: -85.7250     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Copenhagen 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 Copenhagen), 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 Copenhagen.



 
 
 

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