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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 Bonair, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Bonair 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 Bonair:
    • 33.522358, -82.048173
    • 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 Bonair
  • 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 Bonair ...

We have found six communities that share the name Bonair.

Within Georgia, the name Bonair is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Saint Francis County
      • This Bonair is located in Saint Francis County and lies 508 miles [817.5 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Bonair that is located in Richmond County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonair
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Francis County community of Bonair.
    • Indiana
      • Lake 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 Indiana community of Bonair [Lake County].
    • Iowa
      • Howard County
      • This Bonair is located in Howard County and lies 874 miles [1,406.6 km]<1> to the northwest of the Bonair that is located in Richmond County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonair
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Howard County community of Bonair.
    • Kansas
      • Graham 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 Kansas community of Bonair [Graham County].
    • Pennsylvania
      • Bucks 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 Pennsylvania community of Bonair [Bucks County].
      • Montgomery County
      • This Bonair is located in Montgomery County and lies 598 miles [962.4 km]<1> to the northeast of the Bonair that is located in Richmond County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonair
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of Bonair.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bonair ...

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.

  • Arrow Head [Columbia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arrow Head
    • Arrow Head [Columbia County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Bonair
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arrow Head
  • Forest Creek [Columbia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Creek
    • Forest Creek [Columbia County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Bonair
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Creek
  • Forest Park [Richmond County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Park
    • Forest Park [Richmond County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Bonair
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Park
  • Foxhall [Richmond County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foxhall
    • Foxhall [Richmond County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Bonair
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foxhall have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foxhall
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    • Highgate [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highgate
      • Highgate [Richmond County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Bonair
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highgate have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highgate
    • Hillside Park [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillside Park
      • Hillside Park [Richmond County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Bonair
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillside Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillside Park
    • Lulaville [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lulaville
      • Lulaville [Columbia County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Bonair
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,961 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lulaville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lulaville
    • Martinez [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martinez
      • Martinez [Columbia County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Bonair
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martinez have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinez
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinez<4>
    • Mayo [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayo
      • Mayo [Richmond County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Bonair
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayo have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayo
    • Maysville [Columbia County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maysville
      • Maysville [Columbia County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Bonair
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maysville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Memory Park [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Memory Park
      • Memory Park [Columbia County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Bonair
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 122 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Memory Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Memory Park
    • National Hills [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for National Hills
      • National Hills [Richmond County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Bonair
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for National Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on National Hills
    • Poverty Hill [Edgefield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poverty Hill
      • Poverty Hill [Edgefield County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Bonair
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poverty Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poverty Hill
    • Rockbrook [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockbrook
      • Rockbrook [Richmond County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Bonair
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 160 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockbrook
    • Stevens Pointe [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stevens Pointe
      • Stevens Pointe [Columbia County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Bonair
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stevens Pointe have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stevens Pointe
    • Summerville [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerville
      • Summerville [Richmond County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Bonair
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
    • Sweetbriar [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweetbriar
      • Sweetbriar [Columbia County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Bonair
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweetbriar have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweetbriar
    • Tanglewood [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tanglewood
      • Tanglewood [Richmond County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Bonair
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tanglewood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tanglewood
    • Valley Park [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Park
      • Valley Park [Richmond County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Bonair
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley Park
    • Woodlawn [Aiken County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodlawn
      • Woodlawn [Aiken County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Bonair
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodlawn have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodlawn

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 Bonair. 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 ...
    • Fern Andra     (Actress, writer, producer, director)
      • Actress, writer, producer, director. She was born in Watseka (Illinois) on Tueday October 24, 1893 and died in Aiken (South Carolina) on Monday February 18, 1974 at the age of 80. She is buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery (Hartford County, Connecticut).
      • Aiken is located 18 miles [29 km] to the east of Bonair.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Fern Andra<5>
    • 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast of Bonair.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Vernon 'The Viper' Forrest<5>
    • Samuel Pierpont Langley     (Aviation pioneer)
      • Aviation pioneer. He was born in Roxbury (Massachusetts) on Wednesday August 20, 1834 and died in Aiken (South Carolina) on Tueday February 27, 1906 at the age of 71. He is buried at Forest Hills Cemetery (Suffolk County, Massachusetts).
      • Aiken is located 18 miles [29 km] to the east of Bonair.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Samuel Pierpont Langley<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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast of Bonair.
      • 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast of Bonair.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mary Ellen 'Mammy' Pleasant<5>

How Far From Bonair to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Bonair to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Augusta, which is the Seat of Richmond County and lies just to the Southeast.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 135 miles [217.3 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Bonair to Atlanta, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 464 miles [746.7 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take most of a day, a buggy would take 19 days and walking would take 27 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,349 miles [10,217.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,043 miles [11,334.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,925 miles [7,926 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Georgia

About Richmond County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bonair. 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bonair) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bonair. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5224, Longitude: -82.0482       In this case, the coordinates for Bonair have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek 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 Bonair 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 Bonair 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 310.891 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.076 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.445 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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