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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Ashley Park.

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How Far From Ashley Park 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 Ashley Park to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Ashley Park to:

  • Fayetteville [Map], which is the Seat of Fayette County, lies just to the South Southeast.
  • Atlanta [Map], which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE). If you could walk a straight line from Ashley Park to Atlanta, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 556 miles [894.8 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 32 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,454 miles [10,386.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,156 miles [11,516.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,034 miles [8,101.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Ashley Park ...

We have found 3 communities that share the name Ashley Park.

While the name Ashley Park is unique within Georgia, we know of another 3 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of Georgia

North Carolina

Mecklenburg County

Our profile page for Ashley Park, Mecklenburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 236 miles [379.8 km] to the East Northeast

Wake County

Our profile page for Ashley Park, Wake County   [Map]
Distance: About 368 miles [592.2 km] to the East Northeast

Utah

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Ashley Park, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,577 miles [2,537.9 km] to the West Northwest

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Ashley Park. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ashley Park) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashley Park. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5073, Longitude: -84.4769     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ashley Park have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Ashley Park to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Jerusalem is 312.295 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 307.691 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.379 degrees.

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