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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 Blue Springs, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Blue Springs 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 Blue Springs:
    • 32.633229, -81.421495
    • 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 Blue Springs
  • 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 Blue Springs ...

We have found 24 communities that share the name Blue Springs.

There are two communities within Georgia that are also named Blue Springs.

Beyond Georgia, we know of another 22 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 22 communities, 22 are located in the United States and two are in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Georgia ...
    • Brooks County
      • This Blue Springs is located in Brooks County and lies 174 miles [280 km]<1> to the southwest of the Blue Springs that is located in Screven County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Brooks County community of Blue Springs.
    • Cobb County
      • This Blue Springs is located in Cobb County and lies 210 miles [338 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Blue Springs that is located in Screven County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cobb County community of Blue Springs.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Barbour County
      • This Blue Springs is located in Barbour County and lies 248 miles [399.1 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Blue Springs that is located in Screven County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Barbour County community of Blue Springs.
      • Blount County
      • This Blue Springs is located in Blount County and lies 312 miles [502.1 km] to the west northwest of the Blue Springs that is located in Screven County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Blount County community of Blue Springs.
      • Calhoun County
      • This Blue Springs is located in Calhoun County and lies 267 miles [429.7 km] to the west northwest of the Blue Springs that is located in Screven County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Calhoun County community of Blue Springs.
      • Coosa County
      • This Blue Springs is located in Coosa County and lies 294 miles [473.1 km] to the west of the Blue Springs that is located in Screven County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Coosa County community of Blue Springs.
      • Covington County
      • This Blue Springs is located in Covington County and lies 303 miles [487.6 km] to the west southwest of the Blue Springs that is located in Screven County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Covington County community of Blue Springs.
    • Arkansas
      • Bradley County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Blue Springs [Bradley County].
      • Garland County
      • This Blue Springs is located in Garland County and lies 683 miles [1,099.2 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Blue Springs that is located in Screven County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Garland County community of Blue Springs.
    • British Columbia
      • This Blue Springs lies 2,252 miles [3,624.2 km]<1> to the northwest of the Blue Springs that is located in Screven County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
    • Florida
      • Hamilton County
      • This Blue Springs is located in Hamilton County and lies 182 miles [292.9 km]<1> to the southwest of the Blue Springs that is located in Screven County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hamilton County community of Blue Springs.
      • Lake County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Florida community of Blue Springs [Lake County].
      • Volusia County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Florida community of Blue Springs [Volusia County].
    • Mississippi
      • Union County
      • This Blue Springs is located in Union County and lies 445 miles [716.2 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Blue Springs that is located in Screven County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Union County community of Blue Springs.
    • Missouri
      • Jackson County
      • This Blue Springs is located in Jackson County and lies 842 miles [1,355.1 km]<1> to the northwest of the Blue Springs that is located in Screven County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson County community of Blue Springs.
    • Nebraska
      • Gage County
      • This Blue Springs is located in Gage County and lies 991 miles [1,594.9 km]<1> to the northwest of the Blue Springs that is located in Screven County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gage County community of Blue Springs.
    • Nevada
      • Nye County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Nye County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Nye County community of Blue Springs.
    • Ontario
      • This Blue Springs lies 761 miles [1,224.7 km]<1> to the north of the Blue Springs that is located in Screven County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
    • Tennessee
      • Bradley County
      • This Blue Springs is located in Bradley County and lies 261 miles [420 km]<1> to the northwest of the Blue Springs that is located in Screven County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bradley County community of Blue Springs.
      • DeKalb County
      • This Blue Springs is located in DeKalb County and lies 337 miles [542.3 km] to the northwest of the Blue Springs that is located in Screven County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the DeKalb County community of Blue Springs.
      • Hamilton County
      • This Blue Springs is located in Hamilton County and lies 275 miles [442.6 km] to the northwest of the Blue Springs that is located in Screven County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hamilton County community of Blue Springs.
      • Roane County
      • This Blue Springs is located in Roane County and lies 283 miles [455.4 km] to the northwest of the Blue Springs that is located in Screven County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Roane County community of Blue Springs.
    • Texas
      • San Augustine County
      • This Blue Springs is located in San Augustine County and lies 746 miles [1,200.6 km]<1> to the west of the Blue Springs that is located in Screven County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Augustine County community of Blue Springs.
    • Utah
      • Washington County
      • This Blue Springs is located in Washington County and lies 1,809 miles [2,911.3 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Blue Springs that is located in Screven County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Blue Springs.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Blue Springs ...

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.

  • Egypt [Effingham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Egypt
    • Egypt [Effingham County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Blue Springs
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Egypt
  • Eureka Springs [Screven County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eureka Springs
    • Eureka Springs [Screven County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Blue Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eureka Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Farmdale [Screven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmdale
    • Farmdale [Screven County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Blue Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmdale have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmdale
  • Green Hill [Screven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Hill
    • Green Hill [Screven County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Blue Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
  • Continue List   (9 more) ...
    • Halcyondale [Screven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halcyondale
      • Halcyondale [Screven County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Blue Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Halcyondale have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halcyondale
    • Hunters [Screven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunters
      • Hunters [Screven County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Blue Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunters have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunters
    • Kildare [Effingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kildare
      • Kildare [Effingham County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Blue Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kildare have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kildare
    • Martins Landing [Hampton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martins Landing
      • Martins Landing [Hampton County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Blue Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martins Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martins Landing
    • Oliver [Screven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oliver
      • Oliver [Screven County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Blue Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 228 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oliver have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oliver
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oliver<5>
    • Peeples [Hampton County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peeples
      • Peeples [Hampton County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Blue Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peeples have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Robertville [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robertville
      • Robertville [Jasper County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Blue Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robertville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robertville
    • Steep Bottom [Hampton County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steep Bottom
      • Steep Bottom [Hampton County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Blue Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Steep Bottom have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Two Sisters Ferry [Effingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Two Sisters Ferry
      • Two Sisters Ferry [Effingham County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Blue Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,063 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Two Sisters Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Two Sisters Ferry

How Far From Blue Springs 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 Blue Springs to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Sylvania, which is the Seat of Screven County and lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Blue Springs to Sylvania, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 188 miles [302.6 km] to the west northwest (WNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 8 days and walking would take 11 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 497 miles [799.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving would take most of a day, a buggy would take 20 days and walking would take 29 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,361 miles [10,237 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,050 miles [11,345.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,935 miles [7,942.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Screven County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Blue Springs. 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blue Springs) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blue Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6332, Longitude: -81.4215       In this case, the coordinates for Blue Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 Blue Springs, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>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 Blue Springs 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.
<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>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.
<7>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 Blue Springs to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 310.513 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.515 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.447 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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