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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Fort Oglethorpe.

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Around Fort Oglethorpe ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Chattanooga (TN). It lies just north of Fort Oglethorpe. Chattanooga (TN) has a population of 178,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Cleveland (TN). It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the northeast of Fort Oglethorpe and has a population of 44,300 people.

For comparison, Fort Oglethorpe has a population of 9,800 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Fort Payne (AL)   [Map]   14,099   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Scottsboro (AL)   [Map]   14,677   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Calhoun   [Map]   16,445   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Dalton   [Map]   34,077   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Rome   [Map]   36,407   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Athens (TN)   [Map]   13,748   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Collegedale (TN)   [Map]   11,437   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
East Brainerd (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
East Ridge (TN)   [Map]   21,302   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Middle Valley Estates (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Red Bank (TN)   [Map]   11,813   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Signal Mountain (TN)   [Map]   8,573   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Soddy-Daisy (TN)   [Map]   13,217   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Soddy Lake Heights (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   23 miles [37 km]
Winchester (TN)   [Map]   8,562   W   50 miles [80.5 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Blue Spring   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Boynton   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Chattanooga Valley   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Chickamauga   [Map]   3,101   S   5 miles [8 km]
Dewberry Town   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Fairview   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Flintstone   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Graysville   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Indian Springs   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Lakeview   [Map]   ---   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Park City   [Map]   ---   SW   Less than 2 miles
Rock City   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Rossville   [Map]   3,982   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Brainerd Hills (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Ridgeside (TN)   [Map]   426   N   5 miles [8 km]

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

Catoosa County ...

Fort Oglethorpe is primarily located in Catoosa County. A portion of Fort Oglethorpe extends into Walker County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Catoosa County: Walker, Whitfield & Hamilton (TN).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Fort Oglethorpe ...

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.

Burning Bush   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast of Fort Oglethorpe   [Map]
Cannon Crossing   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Castle Park (TN)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Cedar Hill (TN)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Cinderella Hills   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Cloud Springs   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Dickey (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Fantasy Hills   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Green Acres   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Green Hills   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Happy Valley   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Lakeview   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Mission Oaks (TN)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Mountain View   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Orchard Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Park City   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Piney Woods (TN)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Poindexter Heights (TN)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Post Oak   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Red Belt   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Shadynook   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Walnut Hills (TN)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Oglethorpe ...

Looking for more information about Fort Oglethorpe? 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 Fort Oglethorpe, 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 Fort Oglethorpe.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Fort Oglethorpe. 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 Fort Oglethorpe. 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 Georgia

    Georgia Tourism
    Parks for Georgia

    Fishing in Georgia
    Hunting in Georgia

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Georgia Statewide Tourism
    Fort Oglethorpe Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Fort Oglethorpe


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Georgia

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Georgia

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

Airports Near Fort Oglethorpe ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Collegedale Muni.   [Map]   FGU   ENE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   S   18 miles [29 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   WNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Dalton Muni.(DNN/KDNN)   [Map]   DNN   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Hardwick Fld.   [Map]   HDI   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   W   31 miles [49.9 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 Fort Oglethorpe.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Fort Oglethorpe. 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
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   92 miles [148.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   SSE   102 miles [164.2 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NW   113 miles [181.9 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SW   128 miles [206 km]
Greenville Airport (GSP/KGSP)   [Map]   GSP   E   172 miles [276.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   WSW   88 miles [141.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Collegedale Muni.   [Map]   FGU   ENE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Barwick - Lafayette Airport   [Map]   9A5   S   18 miles [29 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   APT   WNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Dalton Muni.(DNN/KDNN)   [Map]   DNN   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Hardwick Fld.   [Map]   HDI   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Stevenson-Bridgeport Muni.   [Map]   7A6   W   31 miles [49.9 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.

McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
 
Dalton Muni.   (DNN/KDNN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Richard B. Russell Airport   (ICAO: KRMG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
        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
 
Winchester Muni.   (ICAO: KBGF)   [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
 
Greenville Airport   (GSP/KGSP)   [Map]
        Website for Greenville - Spartanburg Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Charlotte - Douglas Intl.   (CLT/KCLT)   [Map]
        Website for Charlotte - Douglas International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Columbia Metro Airport   (CAE/KCAE)   [Map]
        Website for Columbia Metropolitan 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
 

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

The official website for Catoosa County: www.catoosa.com/

The official website for State of Georgia: www.georgia.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Oglethorpe. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9490, Longitude: -85.2572     [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 Fort Oglethorpe), 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 Fort Oglethorpe.