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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 Bridgetown, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Bridgetown 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 Bridgetown:
    • 31.436586, -83.056538
    • 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 Bridgetown
  • 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 Bridgetown ...

We have found nine communities that share the name Bridgetown.

Within Georgia, the name Bridgetown is unique.

Beyond Georgia, we know of another nine communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these nine communities, six are located in the United States and three are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Maryland
      • Caroline County
      • This Bridgetown is located in Caroline County and lies 662 miles [1,065.4 km]<1> to the northeast of the Bridgetown that is located in Coffee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgetown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Caroline County community of Bridgetown.
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Bridgetown lies 1,331 miles [2,142 km]<1> to the northeast of the Bridgetown that is located in Coffee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgetown
    • Ohio
      • Hamilton County
      • This Bridgetown is located in Hamilton County and lies 540 miles [869 km]<1> to the north of the Bridgetown that is located in Coffee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgetown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hamilton County community of Bridgetown.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Bucks County
      • This Bridgetown is located in Bucks County and lies 754 miles [1,213.4 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Bridgetown that is located in Coffee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgetown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bucks County community of Bridgetown.
    • Prince Edward Island
      • This Bridgetown lies 1,499 miles [2,412.4 km]<1> to the northeast of the Bridgetown that is located in Coffee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgetown
    • Quebec
      • This Bridgetown lies 1,058 miles [1,702.7 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Bridgetown that is located in Coffee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgetown
    • Rhode Island
      • Washington County
      • This Bridgetown is located in Washington County and lies 945 miles [1,520.8 km]<1> to the northeast of the Bridgetown that is located in Coffee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgetown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Bridgetown.
    • Virginia
      • Lancaster 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 Virginia community of Bridgetown [Lancaster County].
      • Northampton County
      • This Bridgetown is located in Northampton County and lies 580 miles [933.4 km]<1> to the northeast of the Bridgetown that is located in Coffee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgetown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Northampton County community of Bridgetown.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bridgetown ...

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.

  • Cherokee Hills [Coffee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherokee Hills
    • Cherokee Hills [Coffee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Bridgetown
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherokee Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherokee Hills
  • Enigma [Berrien County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enigma
    • Enigma [Berrien County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Bridgetown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,352 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enigma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enigma<4>
  • Glory [Berrien County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glory
    • Glory [Berrien County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Bridgetown
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glory have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glory
  • Gracys Station [Atkinson County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gracys Station
    • Gracys Station [Atkinson County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Bridgetown
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gracys Station have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Huffer [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huffer
      • Huffer [Coffee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Bridgetown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huffer have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huffer
    • Lax [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lax
      • Lax [Coffee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Bridgetown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lax have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lax
    • Mystic [Irwin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mystic
      • Mystic [Irwin County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Bridgetown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mystic have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mystic
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mystic<4>
    • Riverbend [Irwin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverbend
      • Riverbend [Irwin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the west of Bridgetown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverbend have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverbend
    • Stokesville [Atkinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stokesville
      • Stokesville [Atkinson County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the east of Bridgetown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stokesville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stokesville

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 Bridgetown. 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 ...
    • Joseph 'Joe' Cooper     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Winnipeg (Manitoba) on Monday December 14, 1914 and died in Tifton (Georgia) on Friday March 30, 1979 at the age of 64. He is buried at Elmwood Cemetery (Manitoba).
      • Tifton is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the west of Bridgetown.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph 'Joe' Cooper<5>
    • Ossie Davis     (Actor, playwright, director, activist)
      • Actor, playwright, director, activist. He was born in Cogdell (Georgia) on Tueday December 18, 1917 and died in Miami Beach (Florida) on Friday February 4, 2005 at the age of 87. He is buried at Ferncliff Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Cogdell is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southeast of Bridgetown.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ossie Davis<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Douglas, which is the Seat of Coffee County and lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Bridgetown to Douglas, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take 6 hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 177 miles [284.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 10 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 616 miles [991.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 24 days and walking would take 35 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,488 miles [10,441.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,176 miles [11,548.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,061 miles [8,144.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Georgia

About Coffee County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bridgetown) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bridgetown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4366, Longitude: -83.0565       In this case, the coordinates for Bridgetown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 Bridgetown, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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.
<7>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 Bridgetown to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 311.38 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.346 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.334 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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