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Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Fountain City.

This page contains six sections:

Around Fountain City ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Knoxville. It lies just south of Fountain City. Knoxville has a population of 188,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Kodak. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the east of Fountain City and has a population of 184,000 people.

Below is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting in Fountain City.<2>

Clinton     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the west of Fountain City.

Colonial Village     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the south of Fountain City.

Halls     [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the north of Fountain City.

Heiskell     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the northwest of Fountain City.

Karns     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the west of Fountain City.

Knoxville     [Map]
4 miles [6.4 km] miles to the south of Fountain City.

Marble City     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the south of Fountain City.

Mascot     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the east of Fountain City.

Murphy Hills     [Map]
2 miles [3.2 km] miles to the northeast of Fountain City.

Park City     [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the southeast of Fountain City.

Peters Mill     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the east of Fountain City.

Powell     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the west of Fountain City.

Rockford     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the south of Fountain City.

Volunteer Village     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the west of Fountain City.

Whites Village     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the southeast of Fountain City.

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

Knox County ...

Fountain City is located in Knox County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Knox County: Anderson, Blount, Grainger, Jefferson, Loudon, Roane, Sevier & Union.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Fountain City ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

Tennessee Tourism

Parks for Tennessee

Fishing in Tennessee

Hunting in Tennessee

TripAdvisor Link for:

Tennessee Statewide Tourism

Also of Interest:

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 Fountain City ...

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 Fountain City.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Fountain City. 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 Fountain City.

Large Airports

McGhee Tyson Airport  (TYS/KTYS) <4>   [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the south southwest of Fountain City.

Nashville Intl.  (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
153 miles [246.2 km] miles to the west of Fountain City.

Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.  (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
167 miles [268.8 km] miles to the south of Fountain City.

Charlotte - Douglas Intl.  (CLT/KCLT)   [Map]
176 miles [283.2 km] miles to the east southeast of Fountain City.

Louisville Intl.  (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]
178 miles [286.5 km] miles to the north northwest of Fountain City.

Northern Kentucky Intl.  (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]
212 miles [341.2 km] miles to the north of Fountain City.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Greeneville Muni. (GCY/KGCY)   [Map]
63 miles [101.4 km] miles to the east of Fountain City.

Asheville Rgnl.  (AVL/KAVL)   [Map]
88 miles [141.6 km] miles to the east southeast of Fountain City.

Tri-Cities Rgnl.  (TRI/KTRI)   [Map]
90 miles [144.8 km] miles to the east northeast of Fountain City.

Lovell Fld.  (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
98 miles [157.7 km] miles to the southwest of Fountain City.

General Aviation Airports

Knoxville Airport (ICAO: KDKX)   [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the southeast of Fountain City.

Campbell Co. Airport (FAA ID: JAU)   [Map]
24 miles [38.6 km] miles to the north northwest of Fountain City.

Gatlinburg Airport (FAA ID: GKT)   [Map]
25 miles [40.2 km] miles to the east southeast of Fountain City.

Moore - Murrell Airport (FAA ID: MOR)   [Map]
32 miles [51.5 km] miles to the east northeast of Fountain City.

New Tazewell Muni. (FAA ID: 3A2)   [Map]
33 miles [53.1 km] miles to the northeast of Fountain City.

Tazewells Airport   [Map]
33 miles [53.1 km] miles to the northeast of Fountain City.

Monroe Co. Airport (FAA ID: MNV)   [Map]
41 miles [66 km] miles to the southwest of Fountain City.

Middlesboro - Bell Co. Airport (1A6/K1A6)   [Map]
41 miles [66 km] miles to the north northeast of Fountain City.

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     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: TYSICAO: KTYS

Website for McGhee Tyson Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Nashville International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: BNAICAO: KBNA

Website for Nashville International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Knoxville Downtown Island Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KDKX

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Middlesboro - Bell County Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: 1A6ICAO: K1A6

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: ATLICAO: KATL

Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Charlotte - Douglas International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: CLTICAO: KCLT

Website for Charlotte - Douglas International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Louisville International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: SDFICAO: KSDF

Website for Louisville International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: CVGICAO: KCVG

Website for Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Greeneville - Greene County Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: GCYICAO: KGCY

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Asheville Regional Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: AVLICAO: KAVL

Website for Asheville Regional Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Tri-Cities Regional Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: TRIICAO: KTRI

Website for Tri-Cities Regional Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Lovell Field     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: CHAICAO: KCHA

Website for Lovell Field

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Tennessee

About Knox County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Knox County: www.knoxcounty.org/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://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 Fountain City.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fountain City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0320, Longitude: -83.9374     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fountain City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Fountain City), 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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