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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 Bonaire Heights, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Bonaire Heights 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 Bonaire Heights:
    • 32.542369, -83.599350
    • 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 Bonaire Heights
  • 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 Bonaire Heights ...

We have found one communities that share the name Bonaire Heights.

There is one other community in Georgia which is also named Bonaire Heights.

Beyond Georgia.

  • Communities Located In Georgia ...
    • Columbia County
      • This Bonaire Heights is located in Columbia County and lies 109 miles [175.4 km]<1> to the northeast of the Bonaire Heights that is located in Houston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonaire Heights
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Columbia County community of Bonaire Heights.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bonaire Heights ...

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.

  • Bass [Houston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bass
    • Bass [Houston County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Bonaire Heights
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bass have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bass
  • Beaver Creek [Houston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Creek
    • Beaver Creek [Houston County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Bonaire Heights
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Creek
  • Creekside [Houston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creekside
    • Creekside [Houston County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Bonaire Heights
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creekside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creekside
  • Deerwood [Houston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deerwood
    • Deerwood [Houston County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Bonaire Heights
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deerwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deerwood
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    • Doublegate [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Doublegate
      • Doublegate [Houston County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Bonaire Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Doublegate have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Doublegate
    • Forest Pointe [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Pointe
      • Forest Pointe [Houston County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Bonaire Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Pointe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Pointe
    • Heard [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heard
      • Heard [Houston County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Bonaire Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heard
    • Hickory Woods [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Woods
      • Hickory Woods [Houston County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Bonaire Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Woods
    • Holly Bluff [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Bluff
      • Holly Bluff [Houston County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Bonaire Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Bluff
    • Kathleen [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kathleen
      • Kathleen [Houston County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Bonaire Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kathleen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kathleen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kathleen<3>
    • Kings Crossing [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Crossing
      • Kings Crossing [Houston County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Bonaire Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kings Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Crossing
    • Pilgrim Rest [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pilgrim Rest
      • Pilgrim Rest [Houston County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Bonaire Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pilgrim Rest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pilgrim Rest
    • Turtle Creek [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turtle Creek
      • Turtle Creek [Houston County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Bonaire Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Turtle Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turtle Creek
    • Willow Run [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow Run
      • Willow Run [Houston County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Bonaire Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow Run have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willow Run

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 Bonaire Heights. 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 20 miles [32.2 km] to the north of Bonaire Heights.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Duane Allman<4>
    • 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 20 miles [32.2 km] to the north of Bonaire Heights.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Manley Lanier 'Sonny' Carter<4>
    • 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 20 miles [32.2 km] to the north of Bonaire Heights.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles Coburn<4>
    • 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 20 miles [32.2 km] to the north of Bonaire Heights.
      • Macon is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the north of Bonaire Heights.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James 'Sweetie' Jones<4>
    • 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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the west of Bonaire Heights.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harold Lucas McLinton<4>
    • 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 20 miles [32.2 km] to the north of Bonaire Heights.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Reed<4>

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

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

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    • Perry, which is the Seat of Houston County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Bonaire Heights to Perry, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 95 miles [152.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take three full days and walking would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 572 miles [920.5 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 23 days and walking would take 33 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,461 miles [10,398 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,156 miles [11,516.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,037 miles [8,106.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Georgia

About Houston County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Houston County: www.houstoncountyga.com/

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- Bonaire Heights) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bonaire Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5424, Longitude: -83.5994       In this case, the coordinates for Bonaire Heights 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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Bonaire Heights 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 311.742 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.919 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.273 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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