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The location of Nashville









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Nashville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Omaha. It is located about 10 miles [16 km] to the south of Nashville. Omaha has a population of 467,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Council Bluffs (IA). It is located about 13 miles [20 km] to the southeast of Nashville and has a population of 62,300 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Atlantic (IA)   [Map]   6,689   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Glenwood (IA)   [Map]   5,312   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Harlan (IA)   [Map]   4,881   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Red Oak (IA)   [Map]   5,415   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Bellevue   [Map]   53,424   S   18 miles [29 km]
Blair   [Map]   8,091   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Elkhorn   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fremont   [Map]   26,457   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Gretna   [Map]   5,062   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
La Vista   [Map]   17,116   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Nebraska City   [Map]   7,313   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Papillion   [Map]   19,539   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Plattsmouth   [Map]   6,451   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Ralston   [Map]   7,333   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wahoo   [Map]   4,471   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
California Junction (IA)   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Carter Lake (IA)   [Map]   3,787   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Crescent (IA)   [Map]   614   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Honey Creek (IA)   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Loveland (IA)   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Missouri Valley (IA)   [Map]   2,649   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Modale (IA)   [Map]   262   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Underwood (IA)   [Map]   948   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bennington   [Map]   1,523   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Boys Town   [Map]   644   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Elk City   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fort Calhoun   [Map]   941   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Home Park   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Kennard   [Map]   361   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Washington   [Map]   153   W   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Washington County ...

Nashville is located in Washington County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Washington County: Harrison (IA), Pottawattamie (IA), Burt, Dodge & Douglas.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Nashville ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

    Nebraska Tourism
    Parks for Nebraska

    Fishing in Nebraska
    Hunting in Nebraska


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Nebraska

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Nebraska

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

Airports Near Nashville ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Blair Muni. (ICAO: KBTA)   [Map]   W   5 miles [8 km]
Eppley Airfield  (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Millard Airport (MIQ/KMLE)   [Map]   SSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Council Bluffs Muni. (ICAO: KCBF)   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Tekamah Muni. (ICAO: KTQE)   [Map]   NNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Woodbine Muni. (FAA ID: 3Y4)   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fremont Muni. (ICAO: KFET)   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Nashville.

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

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Eppley Airfield  (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]   E   121 miles [194.7 km]
Kansas City Intl.  (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]   SSE   160 miles [257.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lincoln Airport  (LNK/KLNK)   [Map]   SW   55 miles [88.5 km]
Sioux Gateway Airport  (SUX/KSUX)   [Map]   NNW   71 miles [114.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Blair Muni. (ICAO: KBTA)   [Map]   W   5 miles [8 km]
Millard Airport (MIQ/KMLE)   [Map]   SSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Council Bluffs Muni. (ICAO: KCBF)   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Tekamah Muni. (ICAO: KTQE)   [Map]   NNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Woodbine Muni. (FAA ID: 3Y4)   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fremont Muni. (ICAO: KFET)   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Plattsmouth Muni. (PMV/KPMV)   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Wahoo Muni. (FAA ID: AHQ)   [Map]   WSW   33 miles [53.1 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.

Eppley Airfield   (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]
  Website for Eppley Airfield
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Des Moines Intl.   (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]
  Website for Des Moines International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fremont Muni.   (ICAO: KFET)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Plattsmouth Muni.   (PMV/KPMV)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Harlan Muni.   (ICAO: KHNR)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Atlantic Muni.   (ICAO: KAIO)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Denison Muni.   (ICAO: KDNS)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kansas City Intl.   (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]
  Website for Kansas City International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport   (ICT/KICT)   [Map]
  Website for Wichita Mid-Continent Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lincoln Airport   (LNK/KLNK)   [Map]
  Website for Lincoln Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sioux Gateway Airport   (SUX/KSUX)   [Map]
  Website for Sioux Gateway Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Blair Muni.   (ICAO: KBTA)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Millard Airport   (MIQ/KMLE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Council Bluffs Muni.   (ICAO: KCBF)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tekamah Muni.   (ICAO: KTQE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Nebraska

About Washington County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.ne.us/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nashville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4064, Longitude: -95.9967     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Nashville 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Nashville), 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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