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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Abbey Hill, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Abbey Hill and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Abbey Hill:
    • 34.075101, -84.068800
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Abbey Hill
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Curious and Interesting Names Near Abbey Hill ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Carrols Crossing [Gwinnett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrols Crossing
    • Carrols Crossing [Gwinnett County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Abbey Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrols Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrols Crossing
  • Deerwood [Gwinnett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deerwood
    • Deerwood [Gwinnett County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Abbey Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deerwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deerwood
  • Falconcrest [Gwinnett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falconcrest
    • Falconcrest [Gwinnett County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Abbey Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falconcrest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falconcrest
  • Frontier Forest [Gwinnett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frontier Forest
    • Frontier Forest [Gwinnett County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Abbey Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frontier Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frontier Forest
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    • Gilberts Ferry [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilberts Ferry
      • Gilberts Ferry [Forsyth County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Abbey Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gilberts Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilberts Ferry
    • Gravel Springs [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gravel Springs
      • Gravel Springs [Gwinnett County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Abbey Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gravel Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gravel Springs
    • Hickory Hills [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Hills
      • Hickory Hills [Gwinnett County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Abbey Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Hills
    • Level Creek [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Level Creek
      • Level Creek [Gwinnett County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Abbey Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Level Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Level Creek
    • Maple Ridge [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maple Ridge
      • Maple Ridge [Gwinnett County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Abbey Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maple Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple Ridge
    • Settles Bridge [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Settles Bridge
      • Settles Bridge [Gwinnett County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Abbey Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Settles Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Settles Bridge
    • Shake Rag [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shake Rag
      • Shake Rag [Forsyth County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Abbey Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shake Rag have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shake Rag
    • Sugar Hill [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugar Hill
      • Sugar Hill [Gwinnett County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Abbey Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,132 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sugar Hill<3>
    • Sugar Ridge [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugar Ridge
      • Sugar Ridge [Gwinnett County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Abbey Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sugar Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Ridge

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Abbey Hill. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

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    • Hank Aaron     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Mobile (Alabama) on Monday February 5, 1934 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Friday January 22, 2021 at the age of 86. He is buried at South View Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Atlanta is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Abbey Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hank Aaron<4>
    • Gypsy Abbott     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Atlanta (Georgia) on Friday January 31, 1896 and died in Hollywood (California) on Friday July 25, 1952 at the age of 56.
      • Atlanta is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Abbey Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gypsy Abbott<4>
    • Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, Sr.     (Social reformer)
      • Social reformer. He was born in Linden (Alabama) on Thursday March 11, 1926 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Tueday April 17, 1990 at the age of 64. He is buried at Lincoln Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Atlanta is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Abbey Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, Sr.<4>
    • Lucius Benjamin 'Luke' Appling     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born on Tueday April 2, 1907 and died in Cumming (Georgia) on Thursday January 3, 1991 at the age of 83. He is buried at Sawnee View Gardens (Forsyth County, Georgia).
      • Cumming is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest of Abbey Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lucius Benjamin 'Luke' Appling<4>
    • James Charles Jacob Bagby, Sr.     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Barnett (Georgia) on Saturday October 5, 1889 and died in Marietta (Georgia) on Wednesday July 28, 1954 at the age of 64. He is buried at Westview Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Marietta is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the west of Abbey Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Charles Jacob Bagby, Sr.<4>
    • Rev. Joseph Everhart Boone     (Activist)
      • Activist. He was born in Cedartown (Georgia) on Tueday September 19, 1922 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Saturday July 15, 2006 at the age of 83. He is buried at Lincoln Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Atlanta is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Abbey Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rev. Joseph Everhart Boone<4>
    • Georgia M. Burke     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Atlanta (Georgia) on Wednesday February 27, 1878 and died in New York (New York) on Thursday November 28, 1985 at the age of 107. She is buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Atlanta is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Abbey Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Georgia M. Burke<4>
    • Lew Bush     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Atlanta (Georgia) on Tueday December 2, 1969 and died in Tucson (Arizona) on Thursday December 8, 2011 at the age of 42. He is buried at El Camino Memorial Park (San Diego County, California).
      • Atlanta is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Abbey Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lew Bush<4>
    • Ezzard Mack Charles     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in Lawrenceville (Georgia) on Thursday July 7, 1921 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Wednesday May 28, 1975 at the age of 53. He is buried at Burr Oak Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Lawrenceville is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Abbey Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ezzard Mack Charles<4>
    • Dee Clark     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Blytheville (Arkansas) on Monday November 7, 1938 and died in Smyrna (Georgia) on Friday December 7, 1990 at the age of 52. He is buried at Oakridge - Glen Oak Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Smyrna is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Abbey Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dee Clark<4>
    • Tracy Lamar Coley     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Atlanta (Georgia) on Monday March 9, 1964 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Saturday November 9, 2002 at the age of 38. He is buried at Lincoln Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Atlanta is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Abbey Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tracy Lamar Coley<4>
    • Vernon 'The Viper' Forrest     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in Augusta (Georgia) on Tueday January 12, 1971 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Saturday July 25, 2009 at the age of 38. He is buried at Westview Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Atlanta is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Abbey Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Vernon 'The Viper' Forrest<4>
    • Art Gillham     (Musician, songwriter)
      • Musician, songwriter. He was born in Saint Louis (Missouri) on Tueday January 1, 1895 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Tueday June 6, 1961 at the age of 66.
      • Atlanta is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Abbey Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Art Gillham<4>

How Far From Abbey Hill to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Abbey Hill to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Abbey Hill and extending to:

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    • Lawrenceville, which is the Seat of Gwinnett County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Abbey Hill to Lawrenceville, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest (SW). The buggy would take just over a day and walking would take just about two full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 512 miles [824 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take just over a day, a buggy would take 20 days and walking would take 29 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,410 miles [10,315.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,113 miles [11,447.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,991 miles [8,032.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Gwinnett County: www.co.gwinnett.ga.us/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Abbey Hill) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abbey Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0751, Longitude: -84.0688       In this case, the coordinates for Abbey Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<5>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<6>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Abbey Hill to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 312.079 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.522 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.082 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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