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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 Bloomfield Park, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Bloomfield Park 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 Bloomfield Park:
    • 32.797918, -83.709905
    • 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 Bloomfield Park
  • 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 Bloomfield Park ...

We have found one communities that share the name Bloomfield Park.

Within Georgia, the name Bloomfield Park is unique.

Beyond Georgia, there is another community also named Bloomfield Park in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • New York
      • Oneida County
      • This Bloomfield Park is located in Oneida County and lies 847 miles [1,363.1 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Bloomfield Park that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield Park
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Oneida County community of Bloomfield Park.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bloomfield Park ...

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.

  • Christian Rest [Bibb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Christian Rest
    • Christian Rest [Bibb County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Bloomfield Park
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Christian Rest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Christian Rest
  • Coal Neck Settlement [Bibb County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coal Neck Settlement
    • Coal Neck Settlement [Bibb County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Bloomfield Park
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coal Neck Settlement have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Glenhaven [Bibb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenhaven
    • Glenhaven [Bibb County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Bloomfield Park
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenhaven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenhaven
  • Green Meadows [Bibb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Meadows
    • Green Meadows [Bibb County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Bloomfield Park
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Meadows
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    • Groveland Park [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Groveland Park
      • Groveland Park [Bibb County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Bloomfield Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Groveland Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Groveland Park
    • Hillview [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillview
      • Hillview [Bibb County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Bloomfield Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillview
    • Log Cabin Heights [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Log Cabin Heights
      • Log Cabin Heights [Bibb County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Bloomfield Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Log Cabin Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Log Cabin Heights
    • Lumberhill [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lumberhill
      • Lumberhill [Bibb County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Bloomfield Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumberhill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumberhill
    • Meadowbrook [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadowbrook
      • Meadowbrook [Bibb County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Bloomfield Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadowbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadowbrook
    • Meadows [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadows
      • Meadows [Bibb County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Bloomfield Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadows
    • Silver Pines [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Pines
      • Silver Pines [Bibb County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Bloomfield Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Pines have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Pines
    • Terra Cotta [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terra Cotta
      • Terra Cotta [Bibb County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Bloomfield Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terra Cotta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terra Cotta
    • Unionville [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unionville
      • Unionville [Bibb County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Bloomfield Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unionville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unionville

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 Bloomfield Park. 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)
      • Musician. He was born in Nashville (Tennessee) on Wednesday November 20, 1946 and died in Macon (Georgia) on Friday October 29, 1971 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 northeast of Bloomfield Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Duane Allman<3>
    • Manley Lanier 'Sonny' Carter     (Astronaut)
      • Astronaut. He was born in Macon (Georgia) on Friday August 15, 1947 and died in Brunswick (Georgia) on Friday April 5, 1991 at the age of 43.
      • Macon is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast of Bloomfield Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Manley Lanier 'Sonny' Carter<3>
    • William Walker 'Ready' Cash     (Negro League Baseball)
    • Charles Coburn     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Macon (Georgia) on Tueday June 19, 1877 and died in New York (New York) on Wednesday August 30, 1961 at the age of 84. He is buried at Bonaventure Cemetery (Chatham County, Georgia).
      • Macon is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast of Bloomfield Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles Coburn<3>
    • James 'Sweetie' Jones     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Macon (Georgia) on Wednesday August 6, 1941 and died in Macon (Georgia) on Wednesday July 21, 2004 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 northeast of Bloomfield Park.
      • Macon is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast of Bloomfield Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James 'Sweetie' Jones<3>
    • Harold Lucas McLinton     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Fort Valley (Georgia) on Tueday July 1, 1947 and died in Washington, DC on Friday October 31, 1980 at the age of 33. He is buried at Lincoln Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Fort Valley is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest of Bloomfield Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harold Lucas McLinton<3>
    • George Reed     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Macon (Georgia) on Tueday November 27, 1866 and died in Woodland Hills (California) on Thursday November 6, 1952 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 northeast of Bloomfield Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Reed<3>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Macon, which is the Seat of Bibb County and lies just to the Northeast.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 76 miles [122.3 km]<1> to the north northwest (NNW). If you could drive a straight line from Bloomfield Park to Atlanta, with an average speed<4>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 5 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 562 miles [904.5 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 6,454 miles [10,386.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,150 miles [11,506.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,031 miles [8,096.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Bibb County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bibb County: www.co.bibb.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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bloomfield Park) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bloomfield Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7979, Longitude: -83.7099       In this case, the coordinates for Bloomfield Park 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 Bloomfield Park 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 311.818 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.041 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.254 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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