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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 Belvedere Manor, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Belvedere Manor 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 Belvedere Manor:
    • 32.872360, -83.577677
    • 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 Belvedere Manor
  • 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 Belvedere Manor ...

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.

  • Bridgeman [Bibb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeman
    • Bridgeman [Bibb County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Belvedere Manor
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeman
  • Cross Keys [Bibb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cross Keys
    • Cross Keys [Bibb County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Belvedere Manor
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cross Keys have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross Keys
  • Crystal Springs [Bibb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crystal Springs
    • Crystal Springs [Bibb County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Belvedere Manor
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crystal Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal Springs
  • Groveland [Bibb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Groveland
    • Groveland [Bibb County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Belvedere Manor
    • 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
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    • Heritage Acres [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heritage Acres
      • Heritage Acres [Bibb County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Belvedere Manor
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heritage Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heritage Acres
    • Kings Park [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Park
      • Kings Park [Bibb County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Belvedere Manor
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kings Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Park
    • Kings View [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings View
      • Kings View [Jones County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Belvedere Manor
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kings View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings View
    • Lake Arrowhead [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Arrowhead
      • Lake Arrowhead [Bibb County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Belvedere Manor
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Arrowhead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Arrowhead
    • Mogul [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mogul
      • Mogul [Bibb County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Belvedere Manor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 400 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mogul have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mogul
    • Tanglewood [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tanglewood
      • Tanglewood [Bibb County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Belvedere Manor
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tanglewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tanglewood
    • Whispering Pines [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whispering Pines
      • Whispering Pines [Bibb County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Belvedere Manor
      • 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
    • Wood Valley [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wood Valley
      • Wood Valley [Bibb County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Belvedere Manor
      • 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 Belvedere Manor. 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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    • Duane Allman     (Musician)
      • Full name: Howard Duane Allman
      • Musician. He was born in Nashville (TN) on November 20, 1946 (a Wednesday) and died in Macon (GA) on October 29, 1971 (a Friday) at the age of 24. He is buried at Rose Hill Cemetery (Bibb County, Georgia).
      • Macon is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest of Belvedere Manor.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Duane Allman<3>
    • Manley Lanier 'Sonny' Carter     (Astronaut)
    • William Walker 'Ready' Cash     (Negro League Baseball)
    • Charles Coburn     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Macon (GA) on June 19, 1877 (a Tueday) and died on August 30, 1961 (a Wednesday) at the age of 84. He is buried at Bonaventure Cemetery (Chatham County, Georgia).
      • Macon is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest of Belvedere Manor.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles Coburn<3>
    • Anna Ruby Gordy Gaye     (Songwriter, composer)
    • James 'Sweetie' Jones     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Macon (GA) on August 6, 1941 (a Wednesday) and died in Macon (GA) on July 21, 2004 (a Wednesday) at the age of 62. He is buried at Macon Memorial Park (Bibb County, Georgia).
      • Macon is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest of Belvedere Manor.
      • Macon is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest of Belvedere Manor.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James 'Sweetie' Jones<3>
    • Harold Lucas McLinton     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Fort Valley (GA) on July 1, 1947 (a Tueday) and died in Washington, DC on October 31, 1980 (a Friday) at the age of 33. He is buried at Lincoln Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Fort Valley is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Belvedere Manor.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harold Lucas McLinton<3>
    • Bill Miner     (Outlaw, train and stagecoach robber)
      • Full name: Ezra Allen Miner
      • Outlaw, train and stagecoach robber. He was born in Bowling Green (KY) on September 22, 1843 (a Friday) and died in Milledgeville (GA) on September 2, 1914 (a Wednesday) at the age of 71. He is buried at Memory Hill Cemetery (Baldwin County, Georgia).
      • Milledgeville is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northeast of Belvedere Manor.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bill Miner<3>
    • George Reed     (Actor)
      • Full name: George Henry Reed
      • Actor. He was born in Macon (GA) on November 27, 1866 (a Tueday) and died in Woodland Hills (CA) on November 6, 1952 (a Thursday) at the age of 86. He is buried at Angelus Rosedale Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Macon is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest of Belvedere Manor.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Reed<3>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Gray, which is the Seat of Jones County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Belvedere Manor to Gray, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 76 miles [122.3 km] to the northwest (NW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 553 miles [890 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 22 days and walking would take 32 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,445 miles [10,372.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,141 miles [11,492.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,022 miles [8,082.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Georgia

About Jones County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jones County: www.jonescounty.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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Belvedere Manor) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Belvedere Manor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8724, Longitude: -83.5777       In this case, the coordinates for Belvedere Manor 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 Belvedere Manor 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 311.745 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.968 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.186 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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