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The location of Nahant









Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Nahant.

This page contains six sections:

Around Nahant ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Davenport. It lies just north of Nahant. Davenport has a population of 102,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Iowa City. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the west of Nahant and has a population of 76,300 people.

Below is a sample of nearby communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Nahant.<2>

Bettendorf     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the northeast of Nahant.

Blue Grass     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the west of Nahant.

Buffalo     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the west of Nahant.

Davenport     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the north of Nahant.

Montpelier     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the west of Nahant.

Riverdale     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the east of Nahant.

Andalusia (IL)     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the southwest of Nahant.

Coal Valley (IL)     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the east of Nahant.

Coyne Center (IL)     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the southeast of Nahant.

East Moline (IL)     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the east of Nahant.

Milan (IL)     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the southeast of Nahant.

Moline (IL)     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the east of Nahant.

Oak Grove (IL)     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the southeast of Nahant.

Rock Island (IL)     [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the east of Nahant.

Taylor Ridge (IL)     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the south of Nahant.

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

Scott County ...

Nahant is located in Scott County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Scott County: Cedar, Clinton, Muscatine & Rock Island (IL). The Mississippi River runs along the eastern border of the county.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Nahant ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Nahant.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Nahant. 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 Nahant. 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, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Iowa

Iowa Tourism

Parks for Iowa

Fishing in Iowa

Hunting in Iowa

TripAdvisor Link for:

Iowa Statewide Tourism

Also of Interest:

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Iowa

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Iowa

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

Airports Near Nahant ...

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 better fit our travel plans.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Nahant.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Nahant. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

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

Large Airports

Rockford Intl.  (RFD/KRFD) <4>   [Map]
93 miles [149.7 km] miles to the East Northeast of Nahant.

Dane County Rgnl.  (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]
132 miles [212.4 km] miles to the North Northeast of Nahant.

O'Hare Intl.  (ORD/KORD)   [Map]
144 miles [231.7 km] miles to the East Northeast of Nahant.

Midway Intl.  (MDW/KMDW)   [Map]
150 miles [241.4 km] miles to the East of Nahant.

Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]
156 miles [251.1 km] miles to the West of Nahant.

Gen. Mitchell Intl.  (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]
172 miles [276.8 km] miles to the Northeast of Nahant.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Quad City Intl.  (MLI/KMLI)   [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the East Southeast of Nahant.

Southeast Iowa Rgnl.  (BRL/KBRL)   [Map]
54 miles [86.9 km] miles to the South Southwest of Nahant.

The Eastern Iowa Airport  (CID/KCID)   [Map]
61 miles [98.2 km] miles to the West Northwest of Nahant.

Dubuque Rgnl.  (DBQ/KDBQ)   [Map]
63 miles [101.4 km] miles to the North of Nahant.

Greater Peoria Rgnl.  (PIA/KPIA)   [Map]
75 miles [120.7 km] miles to the Southeast of Nahant.

General Aviation Airports

Davenport Muni. (ICAO: KDVN)   [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the North Northeast of Nahant.

Mercer Co. Airport (FAA ID: C00)   [Map]
17 miles [27.4 km] miles to the South Southwest of Nahant.

Muscatine Muni. (ICAO: KMUT)   [Map]
27 miles [43.5 km] miles to the West Southwest of Nahant.

Clinton Muni. (CWI/KCWI)   [Map]
28 miles [45.1 km] miles to the North Northeast of Nahant.

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Rockford Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: RFDICAO: KRFD

Website for Rockford International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Dane County Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MSNICAO: KMSN

Website for Dane County Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Greater Peoria Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: PIAICAO: KPIA

Website for Greater Peoria Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Quincy Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: UINICAO: KUIN

Website for Quincy Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Central Illinois Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: BMIICAO: KBMI

Website for Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Waterloo Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: ALOICAO: KALO

Website for Waterloo Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Davenport Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KDVN

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Muscatine Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KMUT

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Clinton Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: CWIICAO: KCWI

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

O'Hare Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: ORDICAO: KORD

Website for O'Hare International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Galesburg Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KGBG

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Tri-Township Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: SFYICAO: KSFY

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Iowa City Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KIOW

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Whiteside Co. Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KSQI

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Washington Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KAWG

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Monticello Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KMXO

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Midway Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MDWICAO: KMDW

Website for Midway International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Mount Pleasant Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KMPZ

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Des Moines Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: DSMICAO: KDSM

Website for Des Moines International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Gen. Mitchell Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MKEICAO: KMKE

Website for General Mitchell International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Quad City Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MLIICAO: KMLI

Website for Quad City International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Southeast Iowa Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: BRLICAO: KBRL

Website for Southeast Iowa Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

The Eastern Iowa Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: CIDICAO: KCID

Website for The Eastern Iowa Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Dubuque Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: DBQICAO: KDBQ

Website for Dubuque Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Iowa

About Scott County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Scott County: www.scottcountyiowa.com/

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nahant. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4875, Longitude: -90.6379     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Nahant have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Nahant), 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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<4>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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