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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 Avondale Acres, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Avondale Acres 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 Avondale Acres:
    • 31.579896, -84.194908
    • 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 Avondale Acres
  • 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 Avondale Acres ...

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.

  • Audubon [Dougherty County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Audubon
    • Audubon [Dougherty County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Avondale Acres
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Audubon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Audubon
  • Cherokee Heights [Dougherty County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherokee Heights
    • Cherokee Heights [Dougherty County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Avondale Acres
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherokee Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherokee Heights
  • Clearview [Dougherty County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clearview
    • Clearview [Dougherty County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Avondale Acres
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clearview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clearview
  • Coachman Park [Dougherty County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coachman Park
    • Coachman Park [Dougherty County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Avondale Acres
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coachman Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coachman Park
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    • Dixieland [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dixieland
      • Dixieland [Dougherty County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Avondale Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dixieland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dixieland
    • Evergreen [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen
      • Evergreen [Dougherty County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Avondale Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evergreen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen
    • Forest Park [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Park
      • Forest Park [Dougherty County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Avondale Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Park
    • Gordon Heights [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gordon Heights
      • Gordon Heights [Dougherty County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Avondale Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gordon Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gordon Heights
    • Green Acres [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Acres
      • Green Acres [Dougherty County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Avondale Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Acres
    • Groveland [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Groveland
      • Groveland [Dougherty County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Avondale Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Groveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Groveland
    • Hillcrest [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillcrest
      • Hillcrest [Dougherty County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Avondale Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillcrest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillcrest
    • Hillside [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillside
      • Hillside [Dougherty County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Avondale Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillside
    • Hinds [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hinds
      • Hinds [Dougherty County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Avondale Acres
      • Estimated population in 2019: 33,273 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hinds have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinds
    • Lincoln Heights [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln Heights
      • Lincoln Heights [Dougherty County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Avondale Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln Heights
    • Merry Acres [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merry Acres
      • Merry Acres [Dougherty County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Avondale Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merry Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merry Acres
    • North Slappy Heights [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Slappy Heights
      • North Slappy Heights [Dougherty County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Avondale Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Slappy Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Slappy Heights
    • Ragsdale [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ragsdale
      • Ragsdale [Dougherty County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Avondale Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ragsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ragsdale
    • Riverview [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverview
      • Riverview [Dougherty County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Avondale Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverview
    • Sunnyland [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnyland
      • Sunnyland [Dougherty County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Avondale Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunnyland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunnyland
    • Valley Park [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Park
      • Valley Park [Dougherty County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Avondale Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley Park
    • Whispering Pines [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whispering Pines
      • Whispering Pines [Dougherty County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Avondale Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whispering Pines have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whispering Pines
    • Wildcross [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wildcross
      • Wildcross [Dougherty County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Avondale Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wildcross have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wildcross
    • Winterwood [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winterwood
      • Winterwood [Dougherty County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Avondale Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winterwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winterwood

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 Avondale Acres. 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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    • Ray Charles     (Singer, musician, entertainer, composer)
      • Singer, musician, entertainer, composer. He was born in Albany (Georgia) on Tueday September 23, 1930 and died in Beverly Hills (California) on Thursday June 10, 2004 at the age of 73. He is buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Albany is located Less than 2 miles to the east of Avondale Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ray Charles<3>
    • Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in Camilla (Georgia) on Sunday February 14, 1897 and died in New York (New York) on Wednesday November 16, 1927 at the age of 30. He is buried at Lincoln Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Camilla is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the south of Avondale Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers<3>
    • Harry Haag James     (Musician, bandleader)
      • Musician, bandleader. He was born in Albany (Georgia) on Wednesday March 15, 1916 and died in Las Vegas (Nevada) on Tueday July 5, 1983 at the age of 67. He is buried at Bunkers Eden Vale Memorial Park (Clark County, Nevada).
      • Albany is located Less than 2 miles to the east of Avondale Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harry Haag James<3>
    • Marion Motley     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Leesburg (Georgia) on Saturday June 5, 1920 and died in Cleveland (Ohio) on Sunday June 27, 1999 at the age of 79.
      • Leesburg is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north of Avondale Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marion Motley<3>

How Far From Avondale Acres to ...

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Albany, which is the Seat of Dougherty County and lies just to the East.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 150 miles [241.4 km]<1> to the north (N). If you could drive a straight line from Avondale Acres to Atlanta, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 9 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 646 miles [1,039.6 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 26 days and walking would take 37 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,531 miles [10,510.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,224 miles [11,625.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,106 miles [8,217.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dougherty County: www.dougherty.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- Avondale Acres) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avondale Acres. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5799, Longitude: -84.1949       In this case, the coordinates for Avondale Acres 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>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.
<4>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.
<5>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 Avondale Acres to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 312.031 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.118 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.715 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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