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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 Blaine, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Blaine 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 Blaine:
    • 34.510645, -84.556874
    • 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 Blaine
  • 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 Blaine ...

We have found 29 communities that share the name Blaine.

Within Georgia, the name Blaine is unique.

Beyond Georgia, we know of another 29 communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Cherokee County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Alabama community of Blaine [Cherokee County].
    • Arkansas
      • Logan County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Blaine [Logan County].
    • Idaho
      • Camas County
      • This Blaine is located in Camas County and lies 1,713 miles [2,756.8 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Blaine that is located in Pickens County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Camas County community of Blaine.
      • Latah County
      • This Blaine is located in Latah County and lies 1,876 miles [3,019.1 km] to the northwest of the Blaine that is located in Pickens County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Latah County community of Blaine.
    • Illinois
      • Boone County
      • This Blaine is located in Boone County and lies 593 miles [954.3 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Blaine that is located in Pickens County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Boone County community of Blaine.
    • Indiana
      • Jay County
      • This Blaine is located in Jay County and lies 407 miles [655 km]<2> to the north of the Blaine that is located in Pickens County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jay County community of Blaine.
    • Iowa
      • Buena Vista County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Iowa community of Blaine [Buena Vista County].
    • Kansas
      • Pottawatomie County
      • This Blaine is located in Pottawatomie County and lies 737 miles [1,186.1 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Blaine that is located in Pickens County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pottawatomie County community of Blaine.
    • Kentucky
      • Lawrence County
      • This Blaine is located in Lawrence County and lies 260 miles [418.4 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Blaine that is located in Pickens County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lawrence County community of Blaine.
    • Maine
      • Aroostook County
      • This Blaine is located in Aroostook County and lies 1,200 miles [1,931.2 km]<2> to the northeast of the Blaine that is located in Pickens County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Aroostook County community of Blaine.
    • Michigan
      • Saint Clair County
      • This Blaine is located in Saint Clair County and lies 603 miles [970.4 km]<2> to the north of the Blaine that is located in Pickens County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Clair County community of Blaine.
    • Minnesota
      • Anoka County
      • This Blaine is located in Anoka County and lies 866 miles [1,393.7 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Blaine that is located in Pickens County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Anoka County community of Blaine.
    • Mississippi
      • Sunflower County
      • This Blaine is located in Sunflower County and lies 346 miles [556.8 km]<2> to the west of the Blaine that is located in Pickens County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sunflower County community of Blaine.
    • Missouri
      • Benton County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Missouri community of Blaine [Benton County].
      • Vernon County
      • This Blaine is located in Vernon County and lies 596 miles [959.2 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Blaine that is located in Pickens County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Vernon County community of Blaine.
    • Nebraska
      • Adams County
      • This Blaine is located in Adams County and lies 862 miles [1,387.3 km]<2> to the northwest of the Blaine that is located in Pickens County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Adams County community of Blaine.
    • Nevada
      • Elko County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Elko County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Elko County community of Blaine.
      • White Pine County
      • This community is historic and although located in White Pine County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the White Pine County community of Blaine.
    • New York
      • Montgomery County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New York community of Blaine [Montgomery County].
    • North Carolina
      • Montgomery County
      • This Blaine is located in Montgomery County and lies 263 miles [423.3 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Blaine that is located in Pickens County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of Blaine.
    • Ohio
      • Belmont County
      • This Blaine is located in Belmont County and lies 435 miles [700.1 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Blaine that is located in Pickens County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Belmont County community of Blaine.
    • Oregon
      • Curry County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Oregon community of Blaine [Curry County].
      • Tillamook County
      • This Blaine is located in Tillamook County and lies 2,178 miles [3,505.2 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Blaine that is located in Pickens County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tillamook County community of Blaine.
    • South Carolina
      • Anderson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Carolina community of Blaine [Anderson County].
    • Tennessee
      • Grainger County
      • This Blaine is located in Grainger County and lies 123 miles [197.9 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Blaine that is located in Pickens County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grainger County community of Blaine.
    • Utah
      • Salt Lake County
      • This Blaine is located in Salt Lake County and lies 1,550 miles [2,494.5 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Blaine that is located in Pickens County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Salt Lake County community of Blaine.
    • Washington
      • Whatcom County
      • This Blaine is located in Whatcom County and lies 2,176 miles [3,501.9 km]<2> to the northwest of the Blaine that is located in Pickens County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Whatcom County community of Blaine.
    • West Virginia
      • Mineral County
      • This Blaine is located in Mineral County and lies 448 miles [721 km]<2> to the northeast of the Blaine that is located in Pickens County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mineral County community of Blaine.
    • Wisconsin
      • Portage County
      • This Blaine is located in Portage County and lies 722 miles [1,161.9 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Blaine that is located in Pickens County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Portage County community of Blaine.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Blaine ...

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.

  • Bobo [Gordon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bobo
    • Bobo [Gordon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west of Blaine
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bobo have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bobo
  • Clipper [Pickens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clipper
    • Clipper [Pickens County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Blaine
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clipper have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clipper
  • Jasper [Pickens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jasper
    • Jasper [Pickens County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Blaine
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,037 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jasper have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jasper<5>
  • Jerusalem [Pickens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jerusalem
    • Jerusalem [Pickens County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south of Blaine
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerusalem
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ranger [Gordon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ranger
      • Ranger [Gordon County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the west of Blaine
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 137 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ranger have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ranger
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ranger<5>
    • Roundtop [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roundtop
      • Roundtop [Gilmer County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north of Blaine
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roundtop have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roundtop
    • Scarecorn [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scarecorn
      • Scarecorn [Pickens County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west of Blaine
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scarecorn have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scarecorn
    • Sweden [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweden
      • Sweden [Pickens County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest of Blaine
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweden have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweden
    • Talking Rock [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Talking Rock
      • Talking Rock [Pickens County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east of Blaine
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 76 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Talking Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Talking Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Talking Rock<5>
    • Town Creek [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Town Creek
      • Town Creek [Gilmer County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north of Blaine
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Town Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Town Creek

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 Blaine. 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 ...
    • Charley Arthur 'Pretty Boy' Floyd     (Crime figure)

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Jasper, which is the Seat of Pickens County and lies just to the East Southeast.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 53 miles [85.3 km]<2> to the south (S). If you could walk a straight line from Blaine 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 514 miles [827.2 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 20 days and walking would take 30 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,411 miles [10,317.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,117 miles [11,453.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,994 miles [8,037.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Georgia

About Pickens County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pickens County: www.pickenscountyga.gov/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Blaine 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.
<2>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- Blaine) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blaine. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5106, Longitude: -84.5569       In this case, the coordinates for Blaine have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 Blaine, 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 Blaine 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 312.383 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.934 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.168 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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