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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 Ambleside, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Ambleside 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 Ambleside:
    • 33.588999, -84.268255
    • 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 Ambleside
  • 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

Communities Also Named Ambleside ...

We have found three communities that share the name Ambleside.

Within Georgia, the name Ambleside is unique.

Beyond Georgia, we know of another three communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these three communities, one is located in the United States and the other two communities are located in  Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • British Columbia
      • This Ambleside lies 2,252 miles [3,624.2 km]<1> to the northwest of the Ambleside that is located in Clayton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ambleside
    • Ontario
      • This Ambleside lies 738 miles [1,187.7 km]<1> to the north of the Ambleside that is located in Clayton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ambleside
    • Pennsylvania
      • Fayette County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Ambleside [Fayette County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Ambleside ...

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.

  • Chimney Ridge [Henry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chimney Ridge
    • Chimney Ridge [Henry County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Ambleside
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chimney Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chimney Ridge
  • Cotton Indian Creek [Henry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cotton Indian Creek
    • Cotton Indian Creek [Henry County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Ambleside
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cotton Indian Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cotton Indian Creek
  • Creek Cove [Henry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creek Cove
    • Creek Cove [Henry County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Ambleside
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creek Cove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creek Cove
  • Creek Hollow [Clayton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creek Hollow
    • Creek Hollow [Clayton County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Ambleside
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creek Hollow have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creek Hollow
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    • Dove Rest [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dove Rest
      • Dove Rest [Henry County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Ambleside
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dove Rest have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dove Rest
    • Ellenwood [Clayton County]
    • Fay [Henry County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fay
      • Fay [Henry County] was located 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Ambleside
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fay have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Foxfield [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foxfield
      • Foxfield [Clayton County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Ambleside
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foxfield have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foxfield
    • Green Meadows [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Meadows
      • Green Meadows [Clayton County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Ambleside
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Meadows
    • Haven Park [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haven Park
      • Haven Park [Clayton County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Ambleside
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haven Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haven Park
    • Hidden Hollow [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hidden Hollow
      • Hidden Hollow [Clayton County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Ambleside
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hidden Hollow have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hidden Hollow
    • Homestead [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homestead
      • Homestead [Clayton County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Ambleside
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homestead have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homestead
    • Katherine Valley [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Katherine Valley
      • Katherine Valley [Clayton County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Ambleside
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Katherine Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Katherine Valley
    • Maple Grove [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maple Grove
      • Maple Grove [Clayton County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Ambleside
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maple Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple Grove
    • Paradise Park [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paradise Park
      • Paradise Park [Clayton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Ambleside
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paradise Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradise Park
    • Rolling Meadows [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Meadows
      • Rolling Meadows [Clayton County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Ambleside
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolling Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Meadows
    • Springwood Valley [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springwood Valley
      • Springwood Valley [Henry County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Ambleside
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springwood Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springwood Valley
    • Stokes Crossing [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stokes Crossing
      • Stokes Crossing [Henry County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Ambleside
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stokes Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stokes Crossing
    • Strawberry Hills [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Strawberry Hills
      • Strawberry Hills [Henry County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Ambleside
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Strawberry Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strawberry Hills
    • Sun Valley [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sun Valley
      • Sun Valley [Clayton County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Ambleside
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun Valley
    • Sunset Hills [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset Hills
      • Sunset Hills [Clayton County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Ambleside
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Hills
    • Swan Lake [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swan Lake
      • Swan Lake [Henry County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Ambleside
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swan Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swan Lake

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 Ambleside. 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Ambleside.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hank Aaron<5>
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Ambleside.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gypsy Abbott<5>
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Ambleside.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, Sr.<5>
    • James 'Kokomo' Arnold     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Lovejoy (Georgia) on Friday February 15, 1901 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Friday November 8, 1968 at the age of 67. He is buried at Burr Oak Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Lovejoy is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south of Ambleside.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James 'Kokomo' Arnold<5>
    • 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 29 miles [46.7 km] to the northwest of Ambleside.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Charles Jacob Bagby, Sr.<5>
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Ambleside.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rev. Joseph Everhart Boone<5>
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Ambleside.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Georgia M. Burke<5>
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Ambleside.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lew Bush<5>
    • 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 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northwest of Ambleside.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dee Clark<5>
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Ambleside.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tracy Lamar Coley<5>
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Ambleside.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Vernon 'The Viper' Forrest<5>
    • Jesse Fuller     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Jonesboro (Georgia) on Thursday March 12, 1896 and died in Oakland (California) on Thursday January 29, 1976 at the age of 79. He is buried at Evergreen Cemetery (Alameda County, California).
      • Jonesboro is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest of Ambleside.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jesse Fuller<5>
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Ambleside.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Art Gillham<5>

How Far From Ambleside to ...

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Jonesboro, which is the Seat of Clayton County and lies just to the Southwest.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the north northwest (NNW). If you could walk a straight line from Ambleside to Atlanta, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take 6 hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 544 miles [875.5 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 22 days and walking would take 31 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,441 miles [10,365.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,143 miles [11,495.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,021 miles [8,080.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Georgia

About Clayton County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Clayton County: www.co.clayton.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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ambleside) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ambleside. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5890, Longitude: -84.2683       In this case, the coordinates for Ambleside have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Ambleside could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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.
<7>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 Ambleside to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 312.177 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.566 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.279 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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