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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 Blythe, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Blythe 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 Blythe:
    • 33.298188, -82.205163
    • 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 Blythe
  • 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 Blythe ...

We have found four communities that share the name Blythe.

Within Georgia, the name Blythe is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • California
      • Riverside County
      • This Blythe is located in Riverside County and lies 1,858 miles [2,990.2 km]<1> to the west of the Blythe that is located in Richmond County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blythe
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Riverside County community of Blythe.
    • Kentucky
      • Monroe County
      • This Blythe is located in Monroe County and lies 300 miles [482.8 km]<1> to the northwest of the Blythe that is located in Richmond County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blythe
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monroe County community of Blythe.
    • Mississippi
      • DeSoto County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Mississippi community of Blythe [DeSoto County].
    • Montana
      • Cascade County
      • This Blythe is located in Cascade County and lies 1,775 miles [2,856.6 km]<1> to the northwest of the Blythe that is located in Richmond County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blythe
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cascade County community of Blythe.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Blythe ...

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.

  • Bath [Richmond County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bath
    • Bath [Richmond County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Blythe
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bath have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bath
  • Christa [Richmond County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Christa
    • Christa [Richmond County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Blythe
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Christa have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Christa
  • Dyes Crossroad [Burke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dyes Crossroad
    • Dyes Crossroad [Burke County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Blythe
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dyes Crossroad have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dyes Crossroad
  • Edie [Richmond County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edie
    • Edie [Richmond County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Blythe
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edie have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (14 more) ...
    • Gordon Terrace [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gordon Terrace
      • Gordon Terrace [Richmond County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Blythe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gordon Terrace have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gordon Terrace
    • Grovetown [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grovetown
      • Grovetown [Columbia County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Blythe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,639 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grovetown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grovetown<4>
    • Harlem [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harlem
      • Harlem [Columbia County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Blythe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,547 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harlem
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harlem<4>
    • Hidden Hills [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hidden Hills
      • Hidden Hills [Richmond County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Blythe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hidden Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hidden Hills
    • Meadowbrook [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadowbrook
      • Meadowbrook [Richmond County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Blythe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadowbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadowbrook
    • Meadowlark [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadowlark
      • Meadowlark [Richmond County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Blythe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadowlark have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadowlark
    • Noah [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Noah
      • Noah [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Blythe
      • Noah has also been known as:
      • Noah Station
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Noah
    • Quail Hollow [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quail Hollow
      • Quail Hollow [Richmond County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Blythe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quail Hollow have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quail Hollow
    • Rain Tree [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rain Tree
      • Rain Tree [Richmond County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Blythe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rain Tree have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rain Tree
    • Rolling Meadows [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Meadows
      • Rolling Meadows [Richmond County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Blythe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolling Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Meadows
    • Sand Ridge [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Ridge
      • Sand Ridge [Richmond County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Blythe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Ridge
    • Spanish Trace [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spanish Trace
      • Spanish Trace [Richmond County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Blythe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spanish Trace have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spanish Trace
    • Twin Oaks [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Oaks
      • Twin Oaks [Richmond County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Blythe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Oaks
    • Woodlake [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodlake
      • Woodlake [Richmond County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Blythe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodlake have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodlake

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 Blythe. 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 ...
    • 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).
      • Augusta is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast of Blythe.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Vernon 'The Viper' Forrest<5>
    • William Henry Peck     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Augusta (Georgia) on Thursday December 30, 1830 and died in Jacksonville (Florida) on Thursday February 4, 1892 at the age of 61. He is buried at Westview Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Augusta is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast of Blythe.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Henry Peck<5>
    • Mary Ellen 'Mammy' Pleasant     (Social reformer, civil rights activist)
      • Social reformer, civil rights activist. She was born in Augusta (Georgia) on Tueday August 19, 1817 and died in San Francisco (California) on Monday January 11, 1904 at the age of 86. She is buried at Tulocay Cemetery (Napa County, California).
      • Augusta is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast of Blythe.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mary Ellen 'Mammy' Pleasant<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Augusta, which is the Seat of Richmond County and lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Blythe to Augusta, 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 five to six hours.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 129 miles [207.6 km] to the west northwest (WNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 8 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 482 miles [775.7 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take most of a day, a buggy would take 19 days and walking would take 28 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,366 miles [10,245.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,060 miles [11,362 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,941 miles [7,951.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Richmond County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Blythe. 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Blythe) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Blythe. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BlytheOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blythe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2982, Longitude: -82.2052    
<2>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 Blythe 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.
<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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<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 Blythe 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 310.974 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.14 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.563 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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