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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Murphree ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Nashville. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the northwest of Murphree. Nashville has a population of 644,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Cheap Hill. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the northwest of Murphree and has a population of 174,000 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 drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Brentwood   [Map]   42,517   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Columbia   [Map]   37,540   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Franklin   [Map]   74,794   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Gallatin   [Map]   35,734   N   23 miles [37 km]
Hendersonville   [Map]   57,050   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
La Vergne   [Map]   35,071   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lebanon   [Map]   31,317   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Morrow   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Mount Juliet   [Map]   33,263   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Murfreesboro   [Map]   131,947   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Shelbyville   [Map]   21,432   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Smyrna   [Map]   48,596   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Smyrna   [Map]   ---   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Spring Hill   [Map]   37,731   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Tullahoma   [Map]   19,273   S   47 miles [75.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Belinda City   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Berry Hill   [Map]   536   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Colonial Village   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Doaks Crossroads   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Laguardo   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lakewood   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mudtavern   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Nashboro Village   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Nashville-Davidson   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Nolensville   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   4,681   W   18 miles [29 km]
Priest Lake Park   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rural Hill   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Walterhill   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Whispering Hills   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Rutherford County ...

Murphree is located in Rutherford County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Rutherford County: Bedford, Cannon, Coffee, Davidson, Marshall, Williamson & Wilson.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Murphree ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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


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 Murphree ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Smyrna Airport(MQY/KMQY)   [Map]   MQY   WSW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Murfreesboro Muni.   [Map]   MBT   SSE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   WNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lebanon Muni.   [Map]   M54   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cornelia Fort Airpark   [Map]   M88   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gallatin Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   23 miles [37 km]
Sumner County Rgnl.   [Map]   M33   N   23 miles [37 km]
John C. Tune Airport (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]   JWN   WNW   25 miles [40.2 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 Murphree.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Murphree. 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   WNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   E   139 miles [223.7 km]
Louisville Intl. (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]   SDF   NNE   153 miles [246.2 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   S   171 miles [275.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   SE   201 miles [323.5 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WSW   208 miles [334.7 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   WNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bowling Green Rgnl. (BWG/KBWG)   [Map]   BWG   N   64 miles [103 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   S   98 miles [157.7 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   SE   99 miles [159.3 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   SW   109 miles [175.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Smyrna Airport(MQY/KMQY)   [Map]   MQY   WSW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Murfreesboro Muni.   [Map]   MBT   SSE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lebanon Muni.   [Map]   M54   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cornelia Fort Airpark   [Map]   M88   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gallatin Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   23 miles [37 km]
Sumner County Rgnl.   [Map]   M33   N   23 miles [37 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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Smyrna Airport   (MQY/KMQY)   [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
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth 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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rutherford County: www.rutherfordcounty.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 Murphree.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Murphree. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0359, Longitude: -86.4664     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Murphree 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 Murphree), 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 Murphree.