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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 Bragg, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Bragg 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 Bragg:
    • 33.023747, -83.536559
    • 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 Bragg
  • 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 Bragg ...

We have found seven communities that share the name Bragg.

Within Georgia, the name Bragg is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Yell 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 Arkansas community of Bragg [Yell County].
    • Indiana
      • Randolph 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 Indiana community of Bragg [Randolph County].
    • North Carolina
      • Richmond 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 North Carolina community of Bragg [Richmond County].
    • Ohio
      • Morgan 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 Ohio community of Bragg [Morgan County].
    • Texas
      • Hardin County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Bragg [Hardin County].
    • Vermont
      • Windsor County
      • This Bragg is located in Windsor County and lies 953 miles [1,533.7 km]<3> to the northeast of the Bragg that is located in Jones County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bragg
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Windsor County community of Bragg.
    • West Virginia
      • Raleigh County
      • This Bragg is located in Raleigh County and lies 358 miles [576.1 km]<3> to the north northeast of the Bragg that is located in Jones County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bragg
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Raleigh County community of Bragg.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bragg ...

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.

  • Five Points [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Five Points
    • Five Points [Jones County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Bragg
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Five Points have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Five Points
  • Fortville [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fortville
    • Fortville [Jones County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Bragg
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fortville
  • Gray [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gray
    • Gray [Jones County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the south of Bragg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,241 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gray
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gray<5>
  • Greenberry Crossroads [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenberry Crossroads
    • Greenberry Crossroads [Jones County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Bragg
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenberry Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenberry Crossroads
  • Continue List   (8 more) ...
    • Haddock [Jones County]
    • James [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for James
      • James [Jones County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of Bragg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for James have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on James
    • Pine Ridge [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Ridge
      • Pine Ridge [Jones County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the east of Bragg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Ridge
    • Plentitude [Jones County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plentitude
      • Plentitude [Jones County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Bragg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plentitude have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Round Oak [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Round Oak
      • Round Oak [Jones County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Bragg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Round Oak
    • Smalls Crossing [Jones County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smalls Crossing
      • Smalls Crossing [Jones County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Bragg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smalls Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Three Points [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Points
      • Three Points [Jones County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Bragg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Points have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Points
    • Wayside [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wayside
      • Wayside [Jones County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Bragg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wayside

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 Bragg. 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 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest of Bragg.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Duane Allman<6>
    • 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 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest of Bragg.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Manley Lanier 'Sonny' Carter<6>
    • William Walker 'Ready' Cash     (Negro League Baseball)
    • 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 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest of Bragg.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles Coburn<6>
    • Anna Ruby Gordy Gaye     (Songwriter, composer)
    • Joel Chandler Harris     (Author, journalist)
      • Author, journalist. He was born in Eatonton (Georgia) on Saturday December 9, 1848 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Friday July 3, 1908 at the age of 59. He is buried at Westview Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Eatonton is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the north of Bragg.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joel Chandler Harris<6>
    • 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 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest of Bragg.
      • Macon is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest of Bragg.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James 'Sweetie' Jones<6>
    • 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 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest of Bragg.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Reed<6>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Gray, which is the Seat of Jones County and lies just to the South.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 70 miles [112.7 km]<3> to the northwest (NW). If you could drive a straight line from Bragg to Atlanta, with an average speed<7>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take three full days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take about three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 544 miles [875.5 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 22 days and walking would take 31 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,436 miles [10,357.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,133 miles [11,479.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,013 miles [8,067.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Jones County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jones County: www.jonescounty.org

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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock 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 Bragg 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>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Bragg, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Bragg) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bragg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0237, Longitude: -83.5366       In this case, the coordinates for Bragg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>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.
<8>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 Bragg to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 311.728 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.969 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.134 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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