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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 Brookhaven, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Brookhaven 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 Brookhaven:
    • 32.818473, -83.719627
    • 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 Brookhaven
  • 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 Brookhaven ...

We have found 26 communities that share the name Brookhaven.

There are three communities within Georgia that are also named Brookhaven.

Beyond Georgia, we know of another 23 communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Located In Georgia ...
    • DeKalb County
      • This Brookhaven is located in DeKalb County and lies 80 miles [128.7 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Brookhaven that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the DeKalb County community of Brookhaven.
    • Fulton County
      • This Brookhaven is located in Fulton County and lies 81 miles [130.4 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Brookhaven that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fulton County community of Brookhaven.
    • Muscogee County
      • This Brookhaven is located in Muscogee County and lies 75 miles [120.7 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Brookhaven that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Muscogee County community of Brookhaven.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Tuscaloosa County
      • This Brookhaven is located in Tuscaloosa County and lies 221 miles [355.7 km]<1> to the west of the Brookhaven that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tuscaloosa County community of Brookhaven.
    • Delaware
      • New Castle County
      • This Brookhaven is located in New Castle County and lies 651 miles [1,047.7 km]<1> to the northeast of the Brookhaven that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the New Castle County community of Brookhaven.
    • Illinois
      • Whiteside County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Illinois community of Brookhaven [Whiteside County].
    • Indiana
      • Grant County
      • This Brookhaven is located in Grant County and lies 542 miles [872.3 km]<1> to the north of the Brookhaven that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grant County community of Brookhaven.
    • Kansas
      • Sedgwick County
      • This Brookhaven is located in Sedgwick County and lies 827 miles [1,330.9 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Brookhaven that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sedgwick County community of Brookhaven.
    • Kentucky
      • Fayette County
      • This Brookhaven is located in Fayette County and lies 360 miles [579.4 km]<1> to the north of the Brookhaven that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fayette County community of Brookhaven.
    • Maryland
      • Montgomery County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Maryland community of Brookhaven [Montgomery County].
    • Mississippi
      • Lincoln County
      • This Brookhaven is located in Lincoln County and lies 402 miles [647 km]<1> to the west of the Brookhaven that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lincoln County community of Brookhaven.
    • New York
      • Chemung County
      • This Brookhaven is located in Chemung County and lies 753 miles [1,211.8 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Brookhaven that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chemung County community of Brookhaven.
      • Suffolk County
      • This Brookhaven is located in Suffolk County and lies 810 miles [1,303.6 km] to the northeast of the Brookhaven that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Suffolk County community of Brookhaven.
    • North Carolina
      • Lee County
      • This Brookhaven is located in Lee County and lies 316 miles [508.6 km]<1> to the northeast of the Brookhaven that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lee County community of Brookhaven.
      • Union County
      • This Brookhaven is located in Union County and lies 237 miles [381.4 km] to the northeast of the Brookhaven that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Union County community of Brookhaven.
      • Wake County
      • This Brookhaven is located in Wake County and lies 355 miles [571.3 km] to the northeast of the Brookhaven that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wake County community of Brookhaven.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Delaware County
      • This Brookhaven is located in Delaware County and lies 671 miles [1,079.9 km]<1> to the northeast of the Brookhaven that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Delaware County community of Brookhaven.
    • South Carolina
      • Greenville County
      • This Brookhaven is located in Greenville County and lies 167 miles [268.8 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Brookhaven that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greenville County community of Brookhaven.
      • Spartanburg County
      • This Brookhaven is located in Spartanburg County and lies 172 miles [276.8 km] to the north northeast of the Brookhaven that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Spartanburg County community of Brookhaven.
    • Tennessee
      • Cumberland County
      • This Brookhaven is located in Cumberland County and lies 227 miles [365.3 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Brookhaven that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cumberland County community of Brookhaven.
    • Texas
      • Bell County
      • This Brookhaven is located in Bell County and lies 821 miles [1,321.3 km]<1> to the west of the Brookhaven that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bell County community of Brookhaven.
      • Harris County
      • This Brookhaven is located in Harris County and lies 720 miles [1,158.7 km] to the west southwest of the Brookhaven that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Harris County community of Brookhaven.
    • Utah
      • Salt Lake County
      • This Brookhaven is located in Salt Lake County and lies 1,648 miles [2,652.2 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Brookhaven that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Salt Lake County community of Brookhaven.
    • Virginia
      • Fairfax County
      • This Brookhaven is located in Fairfax County and lies 558 miles [898 km]<1> to the northeast of the Brookhaven that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fairfax County community of Brookhaven.
      • Richmond City
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Brookhaven [Richmond City].
    • West Virginia
      • Monongalia County
      • This Brookhaven is located in Monongalia County and lies 514 miles [827.2 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Brookhaven that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monongalia County community of Brookhaven.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brookhaven ...

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 [Bibb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherokee
    • Cherokee [Bibb County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Brookhaven
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherokee have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherokee
  • Christian Rest [Bibb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Christian Rest
    • Christian Rest [Bibb County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Brookhaven
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Christian Rest have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Christian Rest
  • Christophers Cove [Bibb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Christophers Cove
    • Christophers Cove [Bibb County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Brookhaven
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Christophers Cove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Christophers Cove
  • Glenhaven [Bibb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenhaven
    • Glenhaven [Bibb County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Brookhaven
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenhaven have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenhaven
  • Continue List   (10 more) ...
    • Green Meadows [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Meadows
      • Green Meadows [Bibb County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Brookhaven
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Meadows
    • Groveland Park [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Groveland Park
      • Groveland Park [Bibb County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Brookhaven
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Groveland Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Groveland Park
    • Hillview [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillview
      • Hillview [Bibb County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Brookhaven
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillview have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillview
    • Log Cabin Heights [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Log Cabin Heights
      • Log Cabin Heights [Bibb County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Brookhaven
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Log Cabin Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Log Cabin Heights
    • Lumberhill [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lumberhill
      • Lumberhill [Bibb County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Brookhaven
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumberhill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumberhill
    • Meadowbrook [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadowbrook
      • Meadowbrook [Bibb County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Brookhaven
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadowbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadowbrook
    • Meadows [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadows
      • Meadows [Bibb County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Brookhaven
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadows
    • Silver Pines [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Pines
      • Silver Pines [Bibb County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Brookhaven
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Pines have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Pines
    • Unionville [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unionville
      • Unionville [Bibb County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Brookhaven
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unionville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unionville
    • Vineville [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vineville
      • Vineville [Bibb County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Brookhaven
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vineville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vineville

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 Brookhaven. 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 ...
    • 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east of Brookhaven.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Duane Allman<4>
    • 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east of Brookhaven.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Manley Lanier 'Sonny' Carter<4>
    • 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east of Brookhaven.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles Coburn<4>
    • 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east of Brookhaven.
      • Macon is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east of Brookhaven.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James 'Sweetie' Jones<4>
    • Harold Lucas McLinton     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Fort Valley (Georgia) on Tueday July 1, 1947 and died in Washington, DC on Friday October 31, 1980 at the age of 33. He is buried at Lincoln Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Fort Valley is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southwest of Brookhaven.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harold Lucas McLinton<4>
    • 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east of Brookhaven.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Reed<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Macon, which is the Seat of Bibb County and lies just to the East Northeast.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 75 miles [120.7 km]<1> to the north northwest (NNW). If you could drive a straight line from Brookhaven to Atlanta, with an average speed<5>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 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 561 miles [902.8 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 22 days and walking would take 32 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,453 miles [10,385.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,150 miles [11,506.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,030 miles [8,095 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bibb County: www.co.bibb.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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brookhaven) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brookhaven. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8185, Longitude: -83.7196       In this case, the coordinates for Brookhaven have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Brookhaven 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.
<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>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 Brookhaven 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 311.824 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.052 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.253 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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