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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 Bottoms, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Bottoms 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 Bottoms:
    • 33.105680, -84.412979
    • 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 Bottoms
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bottoms ...

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.

  • Clearwater Springs [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clearwater Springs
    • Clearwater Springs [Pike County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Bottoms
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clearwater Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clearwater Springs
  • Gay [Meriwether County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gay
    • Gay [Meriwether County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Bottoms
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 82 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gay
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gay<3>
  • Hilltop [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hilltop
    • Hilltop [Pike County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Bottoms
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hilltop have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilltop
  • Jolly [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jolly
    • Jolly [Pike County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Bottoms
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jolly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jolly
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    • Jones Settlement [Upson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones Settlement
      • Jones Settlement [Upson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Bottoms
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jones Settlement have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Settlement
    • Meansville [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meansville
      • Meansville [Pike County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Bottoms
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 215 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meansville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meansville<3>
    • Neal [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Neal
      • Neal [Pike County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Bottoms
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Neal have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neal
    • Rose Hill [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Hill
      • Rose Hill [Pike County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Bottoms
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Hill
    • Rover [Spalding County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rover
      • Rover [Spalding County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Bottoms
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rover
    • Weaver [Pike County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weaver
      • Weaver [Pike County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Bottoms
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weaver have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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 Bottoms. 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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    • James 'Kokomo' Arnold     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Lovejoy (Georgia) on Friday February 15, 1901 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Friday November 8, 1968 at the age of 67. He is buried at Burr Oak Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Lovejoy is located 23 miles [37 km] to the north of Bottoms.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James 'Kokomo' Arnold<4>
    • Jesse Fuller     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Jonesboro (Georgia) on Thursday March 12, 1896 and died in Oakland (California) on Thursday January 29, 1976 at the age of 79. He is buried at Evergreen Cemetery (Alameda County, California).
      • Jonesboro is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Bottoms.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jesse Fuller<4>
    • William C. Hartman     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Thomaston (Georgia) on Wednesday March 17, 1915 and died in Athens (Georgia) on Thursday March 16, 2006 at the age of 91. He is buried at Oconee Hill Cemetery (Clarke County, Georgia).
      • Thomaston is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the south of Bottoms.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William C. Hartman<4>
    • Greg McCrary, Sr.     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Griffin (Georgia) on Monday March 24, 1952 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Tueday April 9, 2013 at the age of 61. He is buried at Hillandale Memorial Gardens (DeKalb County, Georgia).
      • Griffin is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast of Bottoms.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Greg McCrary, Sr.<4>
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt     (32nd President of the US (1933 - 1945, died in office due to illness))
      • 32nd President of the US (1933 - 1945, died in office due to illness). He was born in Hyde Park (New York) on Monday January 30, 1882 and died in Warm Springs (Georgia) on Thursday April 12, 1945 at the age of 63.
      • Warm Springs is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the southwest of Bottoms.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Franklin D. Roosevelt<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Zebulon, which is the Seat of Pike County and lies just to the East.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 44 miles [70.8 km]<1> to the north (N). If you could walk a straight line from Bottoms to Atlanta, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take about three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of two days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 573 miles [922.2 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 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 6,470 miles [10,412.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,170 miles [11,539 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,049 miles [8,125.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Pike County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pike County: www.co.pike.ga.us/

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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bottoms) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bottoms. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1057, Longitude: -84.4130       In this case, the coordinates for Bottoms 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 Bottoms 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 312.239 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.571 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.449 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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