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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 Bluff Creek, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Bluff Creek 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 Bluff Creek:
    • 34.121764, -84.454929
    • 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 Bluff Creek
  • 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 Bluff Creek ...

We have found seven communities that share the name Bluff Creek.

Within Georgia, the name Bluff Creek is unique.

Beyond Georgia, we know of another seven communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these seven communities, six are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • California
      • Humboldt 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 California community of Bluff Creek [Humboldt County].
    • Indiana
      • Johnson County
      • This Bluff Creek is located in Johnson County and lies 387 miles [622.8 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Bluff Creek that is located in Cherokee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluff Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Johnson County community of Bluff Creek.
    • Iowa
      • Monroe County
      • This Bluff Creek is located in Monroe County and lies 667 miles [1,073.4 km]<2> to the northwest of the Bluff Creek that is located in Cherokee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluff Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monroe County community of Bluff Creek.
    • Kansas
      • Harper 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 Kansas community of Bluff Creek [Harper County].
    • Louisiana
      • East Feliciana Parish
      • This Bluff Creek is located in East Feliciana Parish and lies 439 miles [706.5 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Bluff Creek that is located in Cherokee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluff Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the East Feliciana Parish community of Bluff Creek.
    • Manitoba
      • This Bluff Creek lies 1,360 miles [2,188.7 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Bluff Creek that is located in Cherokee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluff Creek
    • Tennessee
      • Smith County
      • This Bluff Creek is located in Smith County and lies 167 miles [268.8 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Bluff Creek that is located in Cherokee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluff Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Smith County community of Bluff Creek.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bluff Creek ...

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.

  • Bramble Oak [Cherokee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bramble Oak
    • Bramble Oak [Cherokee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Bluff Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bramble Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bramble Oak
  • Colony Springs [Cherokee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colony Springs
    • Colony Springs [Cherokee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south of Bluff Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colony Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colony Springs
  • Creek View [Cherokee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creek View
    • Creek View [Cherokee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Bluff Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creek View have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creek View
  • Deerchase [Cherokee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deerchase
    • Deerchase [Cherokee County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the south of Bluff Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deerchase have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deerchase
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    • Hardman Place [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hardman Place
      • Hardman Place [Cherokee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the east of Bluff Creek
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 3,930 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hardman Place have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardman Place
    • Hickory Flat [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Flat
      • Hickory Flat [Cherokee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Bluff Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Flat
    • Hunters Mill [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunters Mill
      • Hunters Mill [Cherokee County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the east of Bluff Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunters Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunters Mill
    • Knotts Landing [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knotts Landing
      • Knotts Landing [Cherokee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south of Bluff Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knotts Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knotts Landing
    • Knotts Pointe [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knotts Pointe
      • Knotts Pointe [Cherokee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south of Bluff Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knotts Pointe have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knotts Pointe
    • Little River Crossing [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little River Crossing
      • Little River Crossing [Cherokee County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southwest of Bluff Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little River Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little River Crossing
    • Misty Mountain [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Misty Mountain
      • Misty Mountain [Cherokee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south of Bluff Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Misty Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Misty Mountain
    • Mountain Park [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Park
      • Mountain Park [Fulton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Bluff Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 576 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Park
    • Mountain Ridge [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Ridge
      • Mountain Ridge [Cherokee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Bluff Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Ridge
    • Pioneer Crossing [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pioneer Crossing
      • Pioneer Crossing [Cherokee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south of Bluff Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pioneer Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pioneer Crossing
    • Riverchase [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverchase
      • Riverchase [Cherokee County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the south of Bluff Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverchase have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverchase
    • Rocky Creek [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Creek
      • Rocky Creek [Cherokee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southeast of Bluff Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocky Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Creek
    • Rocky Springs [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Springs
      • Rocky Springs [Cherokee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Bluff Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocky Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Springs
    • Sunny Brook [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunny Brook
      • Sunny Brook [Cherokee County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the west of Bluff Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunny Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunny Brook
    • Tomahawk [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tomahawk
      • Tomahawk [Cherokee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the east of Bluff Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tomahawk have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tomahawk
    • Trickum Hills [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trickum Hills
      • Trickum Hills [Cherokee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Bluff Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trickum Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trickum Hills
    • Willow Tree [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow Tree
      • Willow Tree [Cherokee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southeast of Bluff Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow Tree have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willow Tree

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 Bluff Creek. 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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    • Hank Aaron     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Mobile (Alabama) on Monday February 5, 1934 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Friday January 22, 2021 at the age of 86. He is buried at South View Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Atlanta is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the south of Bluff Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hank Aaron<4>
    • Gypsy Abbott     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Atlanta (Georgia) on Friday January 31, 1896 and died in Hollywood (California) on Friday July 25, 1952 at the age of 56.
      • Atlanta is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the south of Bluff Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gypsy Abbott<4>
    • Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, Sr.     (Social reformer)
      • Social reformer. He was born in Linden (Alabama) on Thursday March 11, 1926 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Tueday April 17, 1990 at the age of 64. He is buried at Lincoln Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Atlanta is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the south of Bluff Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, Sr.<4>
    • Lucius Benjamin 'Luke' Appling     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born on Tueday April 2, 1907 and died in Cumming (Georgia) on Thursday January 3, 1991 at the age of 83. He is buried at Sawnee View Gardens (Forsyth County, Georgia).
      • Cumming is located 18 miles [29 km] to the east of Bluff Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lucius Benjamin 'Luke' Appling<4>
    • James Charles Jacob Bagby, Sr.     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Barnett (Georgia) on Saturday October 5, 1889 and died in Marietta (Georgia) on Wednesday July 28, 1954 at the age of 64. He is buried at Westview Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Marietta is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest of Bluff Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Charles Jacob Bagby, Sr.<4>
    • Rev. Joseph Everhart Boone     (Activist)
      • Activist. He was born in Cedartown (Georgia) on Tueday September 19, 1922 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Saturday July 15, 2006 at the age of 83. He is buried at Lincoln Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Atlanta is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the south of Bluff Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rev. Joseph Everhart Boone<4>
    • Georgia M. Burke     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Atlanta (Georgia) on Wednesday February 27, 1878 and died in New York (New York) on Thursday November 28, 1985 at the age of 107. She is buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Atlanta is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the south of Bluff Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Georgia M. Burke<4>
    • Lew Bush     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Atlanta (Georgia) on Tueday December 2, 1969 and died in Tucson (Arizona) on Thursday December 8, 2011 at the age of 42. He is buried at El Camino Memorial Park (San Diego County, California).
      • Atlanta is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the south of Bluff Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lew Bush<4>
    • Ezzard Mack Charles     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in Lawrenceville (Georgia) on Thursday July 7, 1921 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Wednesday May 28, 1975 at the age of 53. He is buried at Burr Oak Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Lawrenceville is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Bluff Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ezzard Mack Charles<4>
    • Dee Clark     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Blytheville (Arkansas) on Monday November 7, 1938 and died in Smyrna (Georgia) on Friday December 7, 1990 at the age of 52. He is buried at Oakridge - Glen Oak Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Smyrna is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Bluff Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dee Clark<4>
    • Tracy Lamar Coley     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Atlanta (Georgia) on Monday March 9, 1964 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Saturday November 9, 2002 at the age of 38. He is buried at Lincoln Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Atlanta is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the south of Bluff Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tracy Lamar Coley<4>
    • Vernon 'The Viper' Forrest     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in Augusta (Georgia) on Tueday January 12, 1971 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Saturday July 25, 2009 at the age of 38. He is buried at Westview Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Atlanta is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the south of Bluff Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Vernon 'The Viper' Forrest<4>
    • Art Gillham     (Musician, songwriter)
      • Musician, songwriter. He was born in Saint Louis (Missouri) on Tueday January 1, 1895 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Tueday June 6, 1961 at the age of 66.
      • Atlanta is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the south of Bluff Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Art Gillham<4>

How Far From Bluff Creek 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 Bluff Creek to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Canton, which is the Seat of Cherokee County and lies just to the North Northwest.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the south (S). If you could walk a straight line from Bluff Creek to Atlanta, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 527 miles [848.1 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 21 days and walking would take 30 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,424 miles [10,338.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,129 miles [11,473 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,006 miles [8,056.4 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 Bluff Creek. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Cherokee County: www.cherokeega.com/

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 Bluff Creek 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bluff Creek) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bluff Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1218, Longitude: -84.4549       In this case, the coordinates for Bluff Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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.
<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 Bluff Creek 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 312.308 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.793 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.223 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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