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The location of Manchester

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Manchester ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Murfreesboro. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the northwest of Manchester. Murfreesboro has a population of 132,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Murphree. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the northwest of Manchester and has a population of 121,000 people.

For comparison, Manchester has a population of 10,600 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Fayetteville   [Map]   7,051   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Jefferson Pike   [Map]   ---   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
La Vergne   [Map]   35,071   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   11,600   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
McMinnville   [Map]   13,761   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Morrow   [Map]   ---   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Red Bank   [Map]   11,813   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Shelbyville   [Map]   21,432   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Signal Mountain   [Map]   8,573   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Signal Terrace   [Map]   ---   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Smyrna   [Map]   48,596   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Smyrna   [Map]   ---   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Spring Hill   [Map]   37,731   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Tullahoma   [Map]   19,273   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Winchester   [Map]   8,562   S   18 miles [29 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Altamont   [Map]   1,021   E   18 miles [29 km]
Bell Buckle   [Map]   519   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cascade Hollow   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Centertown   [Map]   247   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Decherd   [Map]   2,414   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Estill Springs   [Map]   2,027   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Forest Mill   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Greenhaw   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Homaway Village   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Morrison   [Map]   707   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Normandy   [Map]   148   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Royal Oaks   [Map]   ---   SW   Less than 2 miles
Viola   [Map]   133   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Wartrace   [Map]   657   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Winton Town   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Coffee County ...

Manchester is located in Coffee County and is the County Seat.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Coffee County: Bedford, Cannon, Franklin, Grundy, Moore, Rutherford & Warren.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Manchester ...

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.

Black Jack   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest of Manchester   [Map]
Bobs Cross Roads (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Busy Corner   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Dixie (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Forest Mill   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Glenview   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Hillcrest   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Ragsdale   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Royal Oaks   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Manchester ...

Looking for more information about Manchester? 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 Manchester, 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 Manchester.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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


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 Manchester ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tullahoma Rgnl. (THA/KTHA)   [Map]   THA   WSW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Winchester Muni.(ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]   BGF   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Franklin Co. Airport   [Map]   UOS   SSE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Warren County Meml.   [Map]   RNC   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bomar Fld.-Shelbyville Muni.   [Map]   ---   WNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Shelbyville Muni.(SYI/KSYI)   [Map]   SYI   WNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Murfreesboro Muni.   [Map]   MBT   NNW   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 Manchester.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Manchester. 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   NW   56 miles [90.1 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   ENE   119 miles [191.5 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SSW   136 miles [218.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   SE   157 miles [252.7 km]
Louisville Intl. (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]   SDF   N   188 miles [302.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   ESE   57 miles [91.7 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   NW   67 miles [107.8 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   SW   69 miles [111 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WSW   99 miles [159.3 km]
Bowling Green Rgnl. (BWG/KBWG)   [Map]   BWG   N   105 miles [169 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tullahoma Rgnl. (THA/KTHA)   [Map]   THA   WSW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Winchester Muni.(ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]   BGF   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Franklin Co. Airport   [Map]   UOS   SSE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Warren County Meml.   [Map]   RNC   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bomar Fld.-Shelbyville Muni.   [Map]   ---   WNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Shelbyville Muni.(SYI/KSYI)   [Map]   SYI   WNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Murfreesboro Muni.   [Map]   MBT   NNW   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
 
Bowling Green Rgnl.   (BWG/KBWG)   [Map]
        Website for Bowling Green - Warren County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tullahoma Rgnl.   (THA/KTHA)   [Map]
        Website for Tullahoma Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Winchester Muni.   (ICAO: KBGF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shelbyville Muni.   (SYI/KSYI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fayetteville Muni.   (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]
        Website for Fayetteville Municipal 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
 
Ellington Airport   (ICAO: KLUG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Smyrna Airport   (MQY/KMQY)   [Map]
        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
 
Louisville Intl.   (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]
        Website for Louisville 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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        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
 
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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Tennessee

About Coffee County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Manchester: www.manchestertn.org/

The official website for Coffee County: www.coffeecountytn.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 Manchester.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Manchester. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4638, Longitude: -86.0773     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Manchester 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 Manchester), 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 Manchester.