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Introduction ...

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

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Around Arista ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Elizabethtown. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the northwest of Arista. Elizabethtown has a population of 29,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Radcliff. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the northwest of Arista and has a population of 22,500 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bardstown   [Map]   13,227   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Campbellsville   [Map]   11,387   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Columbia   [Map]   4,885   S   18 miles [29 km]
Danville   [Map]   16,802   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Glasgow   [Map]   14,594   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Harrodsburg   [Map]   8,419   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hillview   [Map]   8,851   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Lawrenceburg   [Map]   11,169   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Lebanon   [Map]   5,638   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Monticello   [Map]   6,087   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Mount Washington   [Map]   14,360   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Shepherdsville   [Map]   12,082   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Somerset   [Map]   11,487   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Vine Grove   [Map]   5,921   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Wilmore   [Map]   6,312   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Belltown   [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Calvary   [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Casey Creek   [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Coburg   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Elk Horn   [Map]     S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Feathersburg   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Greenbriar   [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Holmes   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jessietown   [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Knifley   [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mannsville   [Map]     E   5 miles [8 km]
New Market   [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Phillipsburg   [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Salleetown   [Map]     NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Speck   [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Taylor County ...

Arista is located in Taylor County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Taylor County: Adair, Casey, Green, Larue & Marion.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Arista ...

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.

Bass   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East of Arista   [Map]
Black Gnat   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Elk Horn   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Feathersburg   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Hatcher   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Jessietown   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Mannsville   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Peck Ford   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Romine   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Speck   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Willowtown   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Taylor Co. Airport   [Map]   AAS   SSW   Less than 2 miles
Liberty - Casey Co. Airport   [Map]   I53   ESE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lebanon - Springfield Airport   [Map]   6I2   N   18 miles [29 km]
Columbia - Adair Co. Airport   [Map]   I96   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Russell Co. Airport   [Map]   K24   SSE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Samuels Fld.   [Map]   BRY   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Stuart Powell Fld.(ICAO: KDVK)   [Map]   DVK   ENE   32 miles [51.5 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 Arista.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Arista. 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
Louisville Intl. (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]   SDF   NNW   60 miles [96.6 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   SW   114 miles [183.5 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   NNE   121 miles [194.7 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   SE   129 miles [207.6 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   NNE   164 miles [263.9 km]
Indianapolis Intl. (IND/KIND)   [Map]   IND   NNW   170 miles [273.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Blue Grass Airport (LEX/KLEX)   [Map]   LEX   NE   59 miles [95 km]
Bowling Green Rgnl. (BWG/KBWG)   [Map]   BWG   WSW   67 miles [107.8 km]
Owensboro Rgnl. (OWB/KOWB)   [Map]   OWB   WNW   105 miles [169 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Taylor Co. Airport   [Map]   AAS   SSW   Less than 2 miles
Liberty - Casey Co. Airport   [Map]   I53   ESE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lebanon - Springfield Airport   [Map]   6I2   N   18 miles [29 km]
Columbia - Adair Co. Airport   [Map]   I96   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Russell Co. Airport   [Map]   K24   SSE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Samuels Fld.   [Map]   BRY   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Stuart Powell Fld.(ICAO: KDVK)   [Map]   DVK   ENE   32 miles [51.5 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.

Louisville Intl.   (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]
        Website for Louisville International Airport
        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
 
Stuart Powell Fld.   (ICAO: KDVK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Glasgow Muni.   (ICAO: KGLW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wayne Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEKQ)   [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
 
Lake Cumberland Rgnl.   (ICAO: KSME)   [Map]
        Website for Lake Cumberland Regional 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
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Indianapolis Intl.   (IND/KIND)   [Map]
        Website for Indianapolis 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
 
Bowling Green Rgnl.   (BWG/KBWG)   [Map]
        Website for Bowling Green - Warren County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Owensboro Rgnl.   (OWB/KOWB)   [Map]
        Website for Owensboro - Daviess County Regional 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Kentucky

About Taylor County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Arista.

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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 Arista. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arista) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arista. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3687, Longitude: -85.3047     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arista 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 Arista), 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 Arista.