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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Acorn ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Gernt (TN). It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the south of Acorn. Gernt (TN) has a population of 39,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Richmond. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the north of Acorn and has a population of 34,700 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 Acorn and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Barbourville   [Map]   3,170   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Berea   [Map]   15,147   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Corbin   [Map]   7,398   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Danville   [Map]   16,802   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Harrodsburg   [Map]   8,419   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Irvine   [Map]   2,398   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Lancaster   [Map]   3,866   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
London   [Map]   8,157   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Monticello   [Map]   6,087   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Mount Vernon   [Map]   2,486   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Russell Springs   [Map]   2,554   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Somerset   [Map]   11,487   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Stanford   [Map]   3,662   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Williamsburg   [Map]   5,313   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Oneida (TN)   [Map]   3,722   S   44 miles [70.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bee Lick   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bronston   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Burnside   [Map]   900   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dorthae   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
East Bernstadt   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ferguson   [Map]   941   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Keavy   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Livingston   [Map]   224   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Northfield   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Orlando   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pittsburg   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Science Hill   [Map]   697   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sublimity City   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Tateville   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Whetstone   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

Pulaski County ...

Acorn is located in Pulaski County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Pulaski County: Casey, Laurel, Lincoln, McCreary, Rockcastle, Russell & Wayne.

While not sharing a border with Pulaski County, the following counties are close to Acorn: Laurel, Rockcastle and Leslie.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Acorn ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Acorn. 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 Acorn. 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 Kentucky

    Kentucky Tourism

    Fishing in Kentucky
    Hunting in Kentucky


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Kentucky

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Kentucky

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

Airports Near Acorn ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lake Cumberland Rgnl. (ICAO: KSME)   [Map]   SME   WSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
London - Corbin Airport (ICAO: KLOZ)   [Map]   LOZ   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Williamsburg Airport   [Map]   W38   SSE   25 miles [40.2 km]
McCreary Co. Airport   [Map]   18I   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Wayne Co. Airport(ICAO: KEKQ)   [Map]   EKQ   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Madison Airport   [Map]   I39   N   34 miles [54.7 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 Acorn.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Acorn. 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   SSE   93 miles [149.7 km]
Louisville Intl. (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]   SDF   NW   103 miles [165.8 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   N   133 miles [214 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   WSW   145 miles [233.4 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   N   161 miles [259.1 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   N   191 miles [307.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Blue Grass Airport (LEX/KLEX)   [Map]   LEX   N   63 miles [101.4 km]
Greeneville Muni.(GCY/KGCY)   [Map]   GCY   SE   108 miles [173.8 km]
Bowling Green Rgnl. (BWG/KBWG)   [Map]   BWG   W   113 miles [181.9 km]
Tri-Cities Rgnl. (TRI/KTRI)   [Map]   TRI   ESE   118 miles [189.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lake Cumberland Rgnl. (ICAO: KSME)   [Map]   SME   WSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
London - Corbin Airport (ICAO: KLOZ)   [Map]   LOZ   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Williamsburg Airport   [Map]   W38   SSE   25 miles [40.2 km]
McCreary Co. Airport   [Map]   18I   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Wayne Co. Airport(ICAO: KEKQ)   [Map]   EKQ   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Madison Airport   [Map]   I39   N   34 miles [54.7 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
 
Louisville Intl.   (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]
        Website for Louisville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lake Cumberland Rgnl.   (ICAO: KSME)   [Map]
        Website for Lake Cumberland Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
London - Corbin Airport   (ICAO: KLOZ)   [Map]
        Website for London - Corbin Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wayne Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEKQ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Stuart Powell Fld.   (ICAO: KDVK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northern Kentucky Intl.   (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]
        Website for Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Middlesboro - Bell Co. Airport   (1A6/K1A6)   [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
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
        Website for Dayton International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Blue Grass Airport   (LEX/KLEX)   [Map]
        Website for Blue Grass Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Greeneville Muni.   (GCY/KGCY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bowling Green Rgnl.   (BWG/KBWG)   [Map]
        Website for Bowling Green - Warren County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tri-Cities Rgnl.   (TRI/KTRI)   [Map]
        Website for Tri-Cities Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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About Pulaski County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pulaski County: www.pulaskicountygovt.org/

The official website for State of Kentucky: www.kentucky.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Acorn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1329, Longitude: -84.3779     [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 Acorn), 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 Acorn.