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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 Andersons Corner, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Andersons Corner 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 Andersons Corner:
    • 32.876796, -84.951601
    • 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 Andersons Corner
  • 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 Andersons Corner ...

We have found four communities that share the name Andersons Corner.

Within Georgia, the name Andersons Corner is unique.

Beyond Georgia, we know of another four communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Delaware
      • Sussex County
      • This Andersons Corner is located in Sussex County and lies 674 miles [1,084.7 km]<1> to the northeast of the Andersons Corner that is located in Troup County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Andersons Corner
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sussex County community of Andersons Corner.
    • Maryland
      • Anne Arundel County
      • This Andersons Corner is located in Anne Arundel County and lies 629 miles [1,012.3 km]<1> to the northeast of the Andersons Corner that is located in Troup County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Andersons Corner
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Anne Arundel County community of Andersons Corner.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Crawford County
      • This Andersons Corner is located in Crawford County and lies 672 miles [1,081.5 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Andersons Corner that is located in Troup County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Andersons Corner
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Crawford County community of Andersons Corner.
    • Virginia
      • James City County
      • This Andersons Corner is located in James City County and lies 555 miles [893.2 km]<1> to the northeast of the Andersons Corner that is located in Troup County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Andersons Corner
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the James City County community of Andersons Corner.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Andersons Corner ...

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.

  • Champion Crossroad [Harris County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Champion Crossroad
    • Champion Crossroad [Harris County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Andersons Corner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Champion Crossroad have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Champion Crossroad
  • Hopewell [Harris County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hopewell
    • Hopewell [Harris County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Andersons Corner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hopewell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hopewell
  • Jones Crossroads [Troup County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones Crossroads
    • Jones Crossroads [Troup County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Andersons Corner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jones Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Crossroads
  • Mountainbrook [Harris County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountainbrook
    • Mountainbrook [Harris County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Andersons Corner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,108 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountainbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountainbrook
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    • Oak Grove [Troup County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Grove
      • Oak Grove [Troup County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Andersons Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove
    • Old Chimney [Troup County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Chimney
      • Old Chimney [Troup County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Andersons Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Chimney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Chimney
    • Pine Mountain [Harris County]
    • Pioneer Village [Troup County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pioneer Village
      • Pioneer Village [Troup County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Andersons Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pioneer Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pioneer Village
    • Pleasant Grove [Troup County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Grove
      • Pleasant Grove [Troup County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Andersons Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Grove
    • Wisdoms Store [Harris County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wisdoms Store
      • Wisdoms Store [Harris County] was located less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Andersons Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wisdoms Store have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Wood Valley [Troup County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wood Valley
      • Wood Valley [Troup County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Andersons Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wood Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wood Valley

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 Andersons Corner. 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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    • Hal Herring     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Lanett (Alabama) on Sunday February 24, 1924 and died in Cumming (Georgia) on Sunday February 9, 2014 at the age of 90. He is buried at Sawnee View Gardens (Forsyth County, Georgia).
      • Lanett is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the west of Andersons Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hal Herring<4>
    • Joe Louis     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in LaFayette (Alabama) on Wednesday May 13, 1914 and died in Paradise (Nevada) on Sunday April 12, 1981 at the age of 66. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington County, Virginia).
      • LaFayette is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the west of Andersons Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joe Louis<4>
    • Sam McQuagg     (Racer car driver)
      • Racer car driver. He was born in Columbus (Georgia) on Monday November 11, 1935 and died in Columbus (Georgia) on Saturday January 3, 2009 at the age of 73. He is buried at Parkhill Cemetery (Muscogee County, Georgia).
      • Columbus is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Andersons Corner.
      • Columbus is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Andersons Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sam McQuagg<4>
    • Elmer Ray Riddle     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Columbus (Georgia) on Friday July 31, 1914 and died in Columbus (Georgia) on Monday May 14, 1984 at the age of 69. He is buried at Parkhill Cemetery (Muscogee County, Georgia).
      • Columbus is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Andersons Corner.
      • Columbus is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Andersons Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Elmer Ray Riddle<4>
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt     (32nd President of the US (1933 - 1945, died in office due to illness))
      • 32nd President of the US (1933 - 1945, died in office due to illness). He was born in Hyde Park (New York) on Monday January 30, 1882 and died in Warm Springs (Georgia) on Thursday April 12, 1945 at the age of 63.
      • Warm Springs is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the east of Andersons Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Franklin D. Roosevelt<4>
    • Milt Smith     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Columbus (Georgia) on Wednesday March 27, 1929 and died in San Diego (California) on Friday April 11, 1997 at the age of 68. He is buried at Greenwood Memorial Park (San Diego County, California).
      • Columbus is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Andersons Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Milt Smith<4>
    • Augusta Jane Evans Wilson     (Author)
      • Author. She was born in Columbus (Georgia) on Friday May 8, 1835 and died in Mobile (Alabama) on Sunday May 9, 1909 at the age of 74. She is buried at Magnolia Cemetery (Mobile County, Alabama).
      • Columbus is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Andersons Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Augusta Jane Evans Wilson<4>
    • Tim Wilson     (Comedian, musician)
      • Comedian, musician. He was born in Columbus (Georgia) on Saturday August 5, 1961 and died in Columbus (Georgia) on Wednesday February 26, 2014 at the age of 52. He is buried at Parkhill Cemetery (Muscogee County, Georgia).
      • Columbus is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Andersons Corner.
      • Columbus is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Andersons Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tim Wilson<4>

How Far From Andersons Corner 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 Andersons Corner to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

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    • LaGrange, which is the Seat of Troup County and lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Andersons Corner to LaGrange, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 68 miles [109.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take about three full days and walking would take three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 606 miles [975.3 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 24 days and walking would take 35 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,504 miles [10,467.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,204 miles [11,593.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,083 miles [8,180.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Georgia

About Troup County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Troup County: www.troupcountyga.org/

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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Andersons Corner) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Andersons Corner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8768, Longitude: -84.9516       In this case, the coordinates for Andersons Corner 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 Andersons Corner 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 312.542 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.888 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.709 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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