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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 Bibb City, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Bibb City 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 Bibb City:
    • 32.495697, -84.991876
    • 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 Bibb City
  • 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 Bibb City ...

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.

  • Camelot [Muscogee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camelot
    • Camelot [Muscogee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Bibb City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camelot have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camelot
  • Candlestick [Muscogee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Candlestick
    • Candlestick [Muscogee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Bibb City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Candlestick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Candlestick
  • City Village [Muscogee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for City Village
    • City Village [Muscogee County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Bibb City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for City Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on City Village
  • Columbus [Muscogee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbus
    • Columbus [Muscogee County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Bibb City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 196,442 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<3>
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    • Crescent Ridge [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crescent Ridge
      • Crescent Ridge [Muscogee County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Bibb City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crescent Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crescent Ridge
    • Dinglewood [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dinglewood
      • Dinglewood [Muscogee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Bibb City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dinglewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dinglewood
    • Double Churches [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Double Churches
      • Double Churches [Muscogee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Bibb City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Double Churches have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Double Churches
    • Edgewood Forest [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgewood Forest
      • Edgewood Forest [Muscogee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Bibb City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edgewood Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgewood Forest
    • Fox Chapel [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox Chapel
      • Fox Chapel [Muscogee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Bibb City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fox Chapel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fox Chapel
    • Green Island Hills [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Island Hills
      • Green Island Hills [Muscogee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Bibb City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Island Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Island Hills
    • Lincoln Hills [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln Hills
      • Lincoln Hills [Muscogee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Bibb City
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 833 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln Hills
    • Magnolia Grove [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magnolia Grove
      • Magnolia Grove [Muscogee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Bibb City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magnolia Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magnolia Grove
    • Merrywood [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merrywood
      • Merrywood [Muscogee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Bibb City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merrywood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merrywood
    • Peppertree [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peppertree
      • Peppertree [Muscogee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Bibb City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peppertree have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peppertree
    • Ranch Forest [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ranch Forest
      • Ranch Forest [Muscogee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Bibb City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ranch Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ranch Forest
    • Rolling Hills [Russell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Hills
      • Rolling Hills [Russell County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Bibb City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolling Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Hills
    • Rose Hill [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Hill
      • Rose Hill [Muscogee County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Bibb City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Hill
    • Rose Hill Heights [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Hill Heights
      • Rose Hill Heights [Muscogee County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Bibb City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Hill Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Hill Heights
    • Rosewood [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosewood
      • Rosewood [Muscogee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Bibb City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosewood

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 Bibb City. 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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the northwest of Bibb City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hal Herring<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 Less than 2 miles to the south of Bibb City.
      • Columbus is located Less than 2 miles to the south of Bibb City.
      • 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 Less than 2 miles to the south of Bibb City.
      • Columbus is located Less than 2 miles to the south of Bibb City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Elmer Ray Riddle<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 Less than 2 miles to the south of Bibb City.
      • 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 Less than 2 miles to the south of Bibb City.
      • 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 Less than 2 miles to the south of Bibb City.
      • Columbus is located Less than 2 miles to the south of Bibb City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tim Wilson<4>

How Far From Bibb City 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 town such as Bibb City to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Columbus, which is the Seat of Muscogee County and lies just to the South.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 93 miles [149.7 km]<1> to the north northeast (NNE). If you could drive a straight line from Bibb City to Atlanta, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 627 miles [1,009.1 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 25 days and walking would take 36 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,523 miles [10,497.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,222 miles [11,622.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,102 miles [8,210.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bibb City. 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bibb City) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bibb City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bibb CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bibb City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4957, Longitude: -84.9919       In this case, the coordinates for Bibb City 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 Bibb City 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 312.544 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.837 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.81 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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