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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 Brannons Branch, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Brannons Branch 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 Brannons Branch:
    • 33.785662, -84.639656
    • 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 Brannons Branch
  • 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 Brannons Branch ...

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.

  • Boulder Vista [Cobb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boulder Vista
    • Boulder Vista [Cobb County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Brannons Branch
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boulder Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boulder Vista
  • Chestnut Log [Douglas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chestnut Log
    • Chestnut Log [Douglas County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Brannons Branch
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chestnut Log have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chestnut Log
  • County Line Heights [Douglas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for County Line Heights
    • County Line Heights [Douglas County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Brannons Branch
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for County Line Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on County Line Heights
  • County Line Place [Douglas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for County Line Place
    • County Line Place [Douglas County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Brannons Branch
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for County Line Place have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on County Line Place
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    • Creelwood [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creelwood
      • Creelwood [Cobb County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Brannons Branch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creelwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creelwood
    • Furniture City [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Furniture City
      • Furniture City [Cobb County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Brannons Branch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Furniture City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Furniture City
    • Gordon Heights [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gordon Heights
      • Gordon Heights [Cobb County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Brannons Branch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gordon Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gordon Heights
    • Heritage Square [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heritage Square
      • Heritage Square [Douglas County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Brannons Branch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heritage Square have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heritage Square
    • High Point [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for High Point
      • High Point [Douglas County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Brannons Branch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for High Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on High Point
    • Howard [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Howard
      • Howard [Cobb County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Brannons Branch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Howard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
    • Ivy Point [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ivy Point
      • Ivy Point [Cobb County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Brannons Branch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ivy Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ivy Point
    • Kennedy [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennedy
      • Kennedy [Cobb County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Brannons Branch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennedy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennedy
    • Meadowview [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadowview
      • Meadowview [Douglas County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Brannons Branch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadowview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadowview
    • Park Forest [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park Forest
      • Park Forest [Douglas County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Brannons Branch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Park Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park Forest
    • Pine Creek [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Creek
      • Pine Creek [Cobb County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Brannons Branch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Creek
    • Rocky Hills [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Hills
      • Rocky Hills [Douglas County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Brannons Branch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocky Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Hills
    • Saddleback Ridge [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saddleback Ridge
      • Saddleback Ridge [Cobb County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Brannons Branch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saddleback Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saddleback Ridge
    • Skyview [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skyview
      • Skyview [Douglas County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Brannons Branch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skyview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skyview
    • Songwood [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Songwood
      • Songwood [Cobb County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Brannons Branch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Songwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Songwood
    • Springbrook [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springbrook
      • Springbrook [Cobb County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Brannons Branch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springbrook
    • Stoneybrook [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stoneybrook
      • Stoneybrook [Douglas County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Brannons Branch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoneybrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneybrook
    • Trail Creek [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trail Creek
      • Trail Creek [Douglas County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Brannons Branch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trail Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trail Creek
    • Whisperwoods [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whisperwoods
      • Whisperwoods [Cobb County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Brannons Branch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whisperwoods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whisperwoods

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 Brannons Branch. 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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    • Hank Aaron     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Mobile (Alabama) on Monday February 5, 1934 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Friday January 22, 2021 at the age of 86. He is buried at South View Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Atlanta is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east of Brannons Branch.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hank Aaron<3>
    • Gypsy Abbott     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Atlanta (Georgia) on Friday January 31, 1896 and died in Hollywood (California) on Friday July 25, 1952 at the age of 56.
      • Atlanta is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east of Brannons Branch.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gypsy Abbott<3>
    • Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, Sr.     (Social reformer)
      • Social reformer. He was born in Linden (Alabama) on Thursday March 11, 1926 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Tueday April 17, 1990 at the age of 64. He is buried at Lincoln Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Atlanta is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east of Brannons Branch.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, Sr.<3>
    • James Charles Jacob Bagby, Sr.     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Barnett (Georgia) on Saturday October 5, 1889 and died in Marietta (Georgia) on Wednesday July 28, 1954 at the age of 64. He is buried at Westview Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Marietta is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast of Brannons Branch.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Charles Jacob Bagby, Sr.<3>
    • Rev. Joseph Everhart Boone     (Activist)
      • Activist. He was born in Cedartown (Georgia) on Tueday September 19, 1922 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Saturday July 15, 2006 at the age of 83. He is buried at Lincoln Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Cedartown is located 38 miles [61.2 km] to the northwest of Brannons Branch.
      • Atlanta is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east of Brannons Branch.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rev. Joseph Everhart Boone<3>
    • Georgia M. Burke     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Atlanta (Georgia) on Wednesday February 27, 1878 and died in New York (New York) on Thursday November 28, 1985 at the age of 107. She is buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Atlanta is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east of Brannons Branch.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Georgia M. Burke<3>
    • Lew Bush     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Atlanta (Georgia) on Tueday December 2, 1969 and died in Tucson (Arizona) on Thursday December 8, 2011 at the age of 42. He is buried at El Camino Memorial Park (San Diego County, California).
      • Atlanta is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east of Brannons Branch.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lew Bush<3>
    • Dee Clark     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Blytheville (Arkansas) on Monday November 7, 1938 and died in Smyrna (Georgia) on Friday December 7, 1990 at the age of 52. He is buried at Oakridge - Glen Oak Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Smyrna is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast of Brannons Branch.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dee Clark<3>
    • Tracy Lamar Coley     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Atlanta (Georgia) on Monday March 9, 1964 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Saturday November 9, 2002 at the age of 38. He is buried at Lincoln Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Atlanta is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east of Brannons Branch.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tracy Lamar Coley<3>
    • Thomas Andrew 'Georgia Tom' Dorsey     (Composer, arranger)
    • 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).
      • Atlanta is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east of Brannons Branch.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Vernon 'The Viper' Forrest<3>
    • 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 24 miles [38.6 km] to the southeast of Brannons Branch.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jesse Fuller<3>
    • Art Gillham     (Musician, songwriter)
      • Musician, songwriter. He was born in Saint Louis (Missouri) on Tueday January 1, 1895 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Tueday June 6, 1961 at the age of 66.
      • Atlanta is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east of Brannons Branch.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Art Gillham<3>

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

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

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    • Douglasville, which is the Seat of Douglas County and lies just to the West Southwest.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east (E). If you could walk a straight line from Brannons Branch to Atlanta, with an average speed<4> 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 four to five hours.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 550 miles [885.1 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 22 days and walking would take 32 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,448 miles [10,377.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,151 miles [11,508.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,029 miles [8,093.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Georgia

About Douglas County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Douglas County: www.co.douglas.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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brannons Branch) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brannons Branch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7857, Longitude: -84.6397       In this case, the coordinates for Brannons Branch 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>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.
<4>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.
<5>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 Brannons Branch to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 312.403 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.855 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.377 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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