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The location of Brentwood

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Brentwood ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Nashville. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the north of Brentwood. Nashville has a population of 644,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Cheap Hill. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the northwest of Brentwood and has a population of 174,000 people.

For comparison, Brentwood has a population of 42,500 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 and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Clarksville   [Map]   150,287   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Columbia   [Map]   37,540   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Franklin   [Map]   74,794   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gallatin   [Map]   35,734   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Hendersonville   [Map]   57,050   NE   23 miles [37 km]
La Vergne   [Map]   35,071   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lebanon   [Map]   31,317   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Morrow   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mount Juliet   [Map]   33,263   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Murfreesboro   [Map]   131,947   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Murphree   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Oakridge   [Map]   ---   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Shelbyville   [Map]   21,432   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Smyrna   [Map]   48,596   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Spring Hill   [Map]   37,731   SW   18 miles [29 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Belle Meade   [Map]   2,964   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Berry Hill   [Map]   536   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Colonial Village   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Eagleville   [Map]   663   S   18 miles [29 km]
Forest Hills   [Map]   4,993   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mudtavern   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Nashboro Village   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Nashville-Davidson   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Nolensville   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   4,681   N   5 miles [8 km]
Pegram   [Map]   2,115   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Peytonsville   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Priest Lake Park   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Thompson's Station   [Map]   5,194   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Whispering Hills   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]

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

Williamson County ...

Brentwood is located in Williamson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Williamson County: Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Hickman, Marshall, Maury & Rutherford.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brentwood ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some 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.

Carpenters (Historic)   -   Less than 2 miles to the South of Brentwood   [Map]
Chestnut Hill   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Crockett Cove   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Crockett Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Crockett Springs   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Fountainhead   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Foxland Hall   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Indian Point   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Jamestown   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Land Mark   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Landings   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Meadowlake   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Stevens Shop (Historic)   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brentwood ...

Looking for more information about Brentwood? 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 Brentwood, 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 Brentwood.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

    Tennessee Tourism

    Fishing in Tennessee
    Hunting in Tennessee

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Tennessee Statewide Tourism
    Brentwood Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Brentwood


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Tennessee

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Tennessee

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

Airports Near Brentwood ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Smyrna Airport(MQY/KMQY)   [Map]   MQY   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cornelia Fort Airpark   [Map]   M88   NNE   14 miles [22.5 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Murfreesboro Muni.   [Map]   MBT   ESE   23 miles [37 km]
Lebanon Muni.   [Map]   M54   ENE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Ellington Airport(ICAO: KLUG)   [Map]   LUG   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Gallatin Muni.   [Map]   ---   NE   33 miles [53.1 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 Brentwood.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Brentwood. 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
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   10 miles [16.1 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   E   156 miles [251.1 km]
Louisville Intl. (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]   SDF   NNE   161 miles [259.1 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   S   167 miles [268.8 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WSW   191 miles [307.4 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   SE   210 miles [338 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bowling Green Rgnl. (BWG/KBWG)   [Map]   BWG   NNE   69 miles [111 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   S   93 miles [149.7 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   SSW   98 miles [157.7 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   SE   110 miles [177 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Smyrna Airport(MQY/KMQY)   [Map]   MQY   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cornelia Fort Airpark   [Map]   M88   NNE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Murfreesboro Muni.   [Map]   MBT   ESE   23 miles [37 km]
Lebanon Muni.   [Map]   M54   ENE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Ellington Airport(ICAO: KLUG)   [Map]   LUG   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Gallatin Muni.   [Map]   ---   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Sumner County Rgnl.   [Map]   M33   NE   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.

Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International 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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Smyrna Airport   (MQY/KMQY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ellington Airport   (ICAO: KLUG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shelbyville Muni.   (SYI/KSYI)   [Map]
        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
 
Maury Co. Airport   (ICAO: KMRC)   [Map]
        Website for Maury County Airport
        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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International 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
 
John C. Tune Airport   (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]
        Website for John C. Tune 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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Brentwood: www.brentwood-tn.org/

The official website for State of Tennessee: www.tn.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brentwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9927, Longitude: -86.7763     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brentwood 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 Brentwood), 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 Brentwood.