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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 Briargate, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Briargate 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 Briargate:
    • 33.543168, -84.385481
    • 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 Briargate
  • 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 Briargate ...

We have found three communities that share the name Briargate.

Within Georgia, the name Briargate is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • South Carolina
      • Pickens County
      • This Briargate is located in Pickens County and lies 138 miles [222.1 km]<1> to the northeast of the Briargate that is located in Clayton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Briargate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pickens County community of Briargate.
    • Tennessee
      • Putnam County
      • This Briargate is located in Putnam County and lies 191 miles [307.4 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Briargate that is located in Clayton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Briargate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Putnam County community of Briargate.
    • Utah
      • Salt Lake County
      • This Briargate is located in Salt Lake County and lies 1,588 miles [2,555.6 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Briargate that is located in Clayton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Briargate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Salt Lake County community of Briargate.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Briargate ...

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.

  • Camelot [Clayton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camelot
    • Camelot [Clayton County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Briargate
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camelot have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camelot
  • Clearbrook [Clayton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clearbrook
    • Clearbrook [Clayton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Briargate
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clearbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clearbrook
  • Emerald Hills [Clayton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emerald Hills
    • Emerald Hills [Clayton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Briargate
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emerald Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emerald Hills
  • Evans Park [Clayton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evans Park
    • Evans Park [Clayton County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Briargate
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evans Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evans Park
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    • Fox Run [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox Run
      • Fox Run [Clayton County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Briargate
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fox Run
    • Frog Hollow [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frog Hollow
      • Frog Hollow [Clayton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Briargate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frog Hollow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frog Hollow
    • Gamma [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gamma
      • Gamma [Fayette County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Briargate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gamma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gamma
    • Golden Meadows [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Golden Meadows
      • Golden Meadows [Clayton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Briargate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Golden Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Golden Meadows
    • Green Acres [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Acres
      • Green Acres [Clayton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Briargate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Acres
    • Hickory Hills [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Hills
      • Hickory Hills [Clayton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Briargate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Hills
    • Holiday Hills [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holiday Hills
      • Holiday Hills [Clayton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Briargate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holiday Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holiday Hills
    • Mockingbird Hill [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mockingbird Hill
      • Mockingbird Hill [Clayton County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Briargate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mockingbird Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mockingbird Hill
    • Orchard Hills [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orchard Hills
      • Orchard Hills [Clayton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Briargate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orchard Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orchard Hills
    • Park Forest [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park Forest
      • Park Forest [Clayton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Briargate
      • 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
    • Quail Valley [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quail Valley
      • Quail Valley [Clayton County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Briargate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quail Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quail Valley
    • Skylane Hills [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skylane Hills
      • Skylane Hills [Clayton County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Briargate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skylane Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skylane Hills
    • Spring Valley [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Valley
      • Spring Valley [Clayton County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Briargate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Valley
    • Springview [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springview
      • Springview [Clayton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Briargate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springview
    • Steeplechase [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steeplechase
      • Steeplechase [Clayton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Briargate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Steeplechase have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steeplechase
    • Tiffany Hills [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tiffany Hills
      • Tiffany Hills [Clayton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Briargate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tiffany Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tiffany Hills
    • Timberlake [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timberlake
      • Timberlake [Clayton County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Briargate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timberlake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timberlake
    • Willow Bend [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow Bend
      • Willow Bend [Clayton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Briargate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willow Bend

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 Briargate. 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 ...
    • 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 north of Briargate.
      • 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 north of Briargate.
      • 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 north of Briargate.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, Sr.<3>
    • 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast of Briargate.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James 'Kokomo' Arnold<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 29 miles [46.7 km] to the north of Briargate.
      • 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).
      • Atlanta is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the north of Briargate.
      • 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 north of Briargate.
      • 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 north of Briargate.
      • 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 24 miles [38.6 km] to the north of Briargate.
      • 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 north of Briargate.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tracy Lamar Coley<3>
    • 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 north of Briargate.
      • 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 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast of Briargate.
      • 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 north of Briargate.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Art Gillham<3>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Jonesboro, which is the Seat of Clayton County and lies just to the Southeast.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north (N). If you could walk a straight line from Briargate 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 551 miles [886.7 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 7,150 miles [11,506.8 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 ...

The Communities of Georgia

About Clayton County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Clayton County: www.co.clayton.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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Briargate) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Briargate. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5432, Longitude: -84.3855       In this case, the coordinates for Briargate 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 Briargate 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 312.243 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.637 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.335 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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