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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 Brookridge, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Brookridge 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 Brookridge:
    • 32.474031, -84.894375
    • 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 Brookridge
  • 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 Brookridge ...

We have found three communities that share the name Brookridge.

Within Georgia, the name Brookridge is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Colorado
      • Arapahoe 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 Colorado community of Brookridge [Arapahoe County].
    • Florida
      • Hernando County
      • This Brookridge is located in Hernando County and lies 306 miles [492.5 km]<2> to the south southeast of the Brookridge that is located in Muscogee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookridge
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hernando County community of Brookridge.
    • Kansas
      • Johnson 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 Kansas community of Brookridge [Johnson County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brookridge ...

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.

  • Crossgate [Muscogee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crossgate
    • Crossgate [Muscogee County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the south of Brookridge
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crossgate have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crossgate
  • Floyd Grove [Muscogee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Floyd Grove
    • Floyd Grove [Muscogee County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northwest of Brookridge
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Floyd Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Floyd Grove
  • Forest Park [Muscogee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Park
    • Forest Park [Muscogee County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the east of Brookridge
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Park
  • Forestdale [Muscogee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forestdale
    • Forestdale [Muscogee County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northwest of Brookridge
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forestdale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forestdale
  • Continue List   (11 more) ...
    • Georgetown [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
      • Georgetown [Muscogee County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southeast of Brookridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
    • Holiday Park [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holiday Park
      • Holiday Park [Muscogee County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the north of Brookridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holiday Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holiday Park
    • Lake Rushin Heights [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Rushin Heights
      • Lake Rushin Heights [Muscogee County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southwest of Brookridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Rushin Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Rushin Heights
    • Magnolia Grove [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magnolia Grove
      • Magnolia Grove [Muscogee County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northwest of Brookridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magnolia Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magnolia Grove
    • Pleasantview [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasantview
      • Pleasantview [Muscogee County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southwest of Brookridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasantview have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasantview
    • Regency Park [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Regency Park
      • Regency Park [Muscogee County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northwest of Brookridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Regency Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Regency Park
    • Rosewood [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosewood
      • Rosewood [Muscogee County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the west of Brookridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosewood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosewood
    • Sun Hill [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sun Hill
      • Sun Hill [Muscogee County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northeast of Brookridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun Hill
    • Valley Hills [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Hills
      • Valley Hills [Muscogee County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the west of Brookridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley Hills
    • Vista Terrace [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vista Terrace
      • Vista Terrace [Muscogee County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the south of Brookridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vista Terrace have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vista Terrace
    • Willow Bend [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow Bend
      • Willow Bend [Muscogee County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the north of Brookridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<3> 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 Brookridge. 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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    • Joshus 'Josh' Gibson     (Negro League Baseball)
      • Negro League Baseball. He was born in Buena Vista (Georgia) on Thursday December 21, 1911 and died in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) on Monday January 20, 1947 at the age of 35. He is buried at Allegheny Cemetery (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania).
      • Buena Vista is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the southeast of Brookridge.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joshus 'Josh' Gibson<4>
    • Sam McQuagg     (Racer car driver)
      • Racer car driver. He was born in Columbus (Georgia) on Monday November 11, 1935 and died in Columbus (Georgia) on Saturday January 3, 2009 at the age of 73. He is buried at Parkhill Cemetery (Muscogee County, Georgia).
      • Columbus is located 5 miles [8 km] to the west of Brookridge.
      • Columbus is located 5 miles [8 km] to the west of Brookridge.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sam McQuagg<4>
    • Elmer Ray Riddle     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Columbus (Georgia) on Friday July 31, 1914 and died in Columbus (Georgia) on Monday May 14, 1984 at the age of 69. He is buried at Parkhill Cemetery (Muscogee County, Georgia).
      • Columbus is located 5 miles [8 km] to the west of Brookridge.
      • Columbus is located 5 miles [8 km] to the west of Brookridge.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Elmer Ray Riddle<4>
    • Milt Smith     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Columbus (Georgia) on Wednesday March 27, 1929 and died in San Diego (California) on Friday April 11, 1997 at the age of 68. He is buried at Greenwood Memorial Park (San Diego County, California).
      • Columbus is located 5 miles [8 km] to the west of Brookridge.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Milt Smith<4>
    • Augusta Jane Evans Wilson     (Author)
      • Author. She was born in Columbus (Georgia) on Friday May 8, 1835 and died in Mobile (Alabama) on Sunday May 9, 1909 at the age of 74. She is buried at Magnolia Cemetery (Mobile County, Alabama).
      • Columbus is located 5 miles [8 km] to the west of Brookridge.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Augusta Jane Evans Wilson<4>
    • Tim Wilson     (Comedian, musician)
      • Comedian, musician. He was born in Columbus (Georgia) on Saturday August 5, 1961 and died in Columbus (Georgia) on Wednesday February 26, 2014 at the age of 52. He is buried at Parkhill Cemetery (Muscogee County, Georgia).
      • Columbus is located 5 miles [8 km] to the west of Brookridge.
      • Columbus is located 5 miles [8 km] to the west of Brookridge.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tim Wilson<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Columbus, which is the Seat of Muscogee County and lies just to the West.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 93 miles [149.7 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE). If you could drive a straight line from Brookridge 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 6 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 624 miles [1,004.2 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 25 days and walking would take 36 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,520 miles [10,492.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,219 miles [11,617.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,098 miles [8,204.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Muscogee County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 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 Brookridge 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>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- Brookridge) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brookridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4740, Longitude: -84.8944       In this case, the coordinates for Brookridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 Brookridge 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 312.486 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.767 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.778 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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