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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 Aubrey, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Aubrey and the surrounding area.

  • 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 Aubrey:
    • 33.199009, -85.136053
    • 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 Aubrey
  • 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 Aubrey ...

We have found fourteen communities that share the name Aubrey.

There is one other community in Georgia which is also named Aubrey.

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

  • Communities Located In Georgia ...
    • Bartow County
      • This Aubrey is located in Bartow County and lies 76 miles [122.3 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Aubrey that is located in Heard County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aubrey
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bartow County community of Aubrey.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Lee County
      • This Aubrey is located in Lee County and lies 41 miles [66 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Aubrey that is located in Heard County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aubrey
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lee County community of Aubrey.
    • Arizona
      • Yavapai 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 Arizona community of Aubrey [Yavapai County].
    • Arkansas
      • Lee County
      • This Aubrey is located in Lee County and lies 346 miles [556.8 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Aubrey that is located in Heard County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aubrey
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lee County community of Aubrey.
    • Kansas
      • Hamilton 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 Kansas community of Aubrey [Hamilton County].
      • Johnson County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Johnson County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Johnson County community of Aubrey.
    • Louisiana
      • Tensas Parish
      • This Aubrey is located in Tensas Parish and lies 370 miles [595.5 km]<1> to the west of the Aubrey that is located in Heard County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aubrey
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tensas Parish community of Aubrey.
    • Mississippi
      • Noxubee County
      • This Aubrey is located in Noxubee County and lies 184 miles [296.1 km]<1> to the west of the Aubrey that is located in Heard County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aubrey
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Noxubee County community of Aubrey.
    • Missouri
      • Johnson 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 Missouri community of Aubrey [Johnson County].
    • Oklahoma
      • Creek 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 Oklahoma community of Aubrey [Creek County].
    • Ontario
      • 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 Ontario community of Aubrey.
    • South Dakota
      • Minnehaha 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 South Dakota community of Aubrey [Minnehaha County].
    • Texas
      • Denton County
      • This Aubrey is located in Denton County and lies 683 miles [1,099.2 km]<1> to the west of the Aubrey that is located in Heard County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aubrey
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Denton County community of Aubrey.
    • Wisconsin
      • Richland County
      • This Aubrey is located in Richland County and lies 752 miles [1,210.2 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Aubrey that is located in Heard County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aubrey
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Richland County community of Aubrey.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Aubrey ...

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.

  • Beaver Cove [Troup County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Cove
    • Beaver Cove [Troup County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Aubrey
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Cove have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Cove
  • Covered Bridge [Troup County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Covered Bridge
    • Covered Bridge [Troup County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Aubrey
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Covered Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covered Bridge
  • Eagles Rest [Troup County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagles Rest
    • Eagles Rest [Troup County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Aubrey
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagles Rest have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagles Rest
  • Five Points [Heard County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Five Points
    • Five Points [Heard County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Aubrey
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Five Points have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Five Points
  • Continue List   (11 more) ...
    • Franklin [Heard County]
    • Glenn [Heard County]
    • Hillcrest [Troup County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillcrest
      • Hillcrest [Troup County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Aubrey
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillcrest have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillcrest
    • Indian Bend [Troup County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Bend
      • Indian Bend [Troup County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Aubrey
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Bend
    • Lee Crossroads [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lee Crossroads
      • Lee Crossroads [Randolph County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Aubrey
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lee Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lee Crossroads
    • Lime [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lime
      • Lime [Randolph County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Aubrey
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lime have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lime
    • Mooty Ferry [Troup County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mooty Ferry
      • Mooty Ferry [Troup County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Aubrey
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mooty Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mooty Ferry
    • Riverwood [Troup County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverwood
      • Riverwood [Troup County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Aubrey
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverwood have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverwood
    • Rockridge [Heard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockridge
      • Rockridge [Heard County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Aubrey
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockridge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockridge
    • Shellnut [Heard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shellnut
      • Shellnut [Heard County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Aubrey
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shellnut have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shellnut
    • Texas [Heard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Texas
      • Texas [Heard County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Aubrey
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Texas have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Texas

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 Aubrey. 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.

  • View Our List ...
    • Vern Gosdin     (Singer, songwriter)
      • Singer, songwriter. He was born in Woodland (Alabama) on Sunday August 5, 1934 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Tueday April 28, 2009 at the age of 74. He is buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery (Davidson County, Tennessee).
      • Woodland is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest of Aubrey.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Vern Gosdin<6>
    • 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 23 miles [37 km] to the south of Aubrey.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hal Herring<6>
    • 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 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southwest of Aubrey.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joe Louis<6>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Franklin, which is the Seat of Heard County and lies just to the North Northeast.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 57 miles [91.7 km]<1> to the northeast (NE). If you could walk a straight line from Aubrey to Atlanta, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take over two days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 598 miles [962.4 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 24 days and walking would take 34 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,496 miles [10,454.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,199 miles [11,585.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,077 miles [8,170.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Georgia

About Heard County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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- Aubrey) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aubrey. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1990, Longitude: -85.1361       In this case, the coordinates for Aubrey 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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock 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 Aubrey 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>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Aubrey, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>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.
<8>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 Aubrey to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 312.667 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.077 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.708 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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