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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 Brookstone Estates, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Brookstone Estates 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 Brookstone Estates:
    • 33.059846, -85.006882
    • 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 Brookstone Estates
  • 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 Brookstone Estates ...

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.

  • Creek Ridge [Troup County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creek Ridge
    • Creek Ridge [Troup County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Brookstone Estates
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creek Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creek Ridge
  • Eagles Rest [Troup County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagles Rest
    • Eagles Rest [Troup County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Brookstone Estates
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagles Rest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagles Rest
  • Holly Hill [Troup County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Hill
    • Holly Hill [Troup County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Brookstone Estates
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Hill
  • Lees Crossing [Troup County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lees Crossing
    • Lees Crossing [Troup County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Brookstone Estates
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lees Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lees Crossing
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    • Louise [Troup County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louise
      • Louise [Troup County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Brookstone Estates
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,215 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louise
    • Meadowlands [Troup County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadowlands
      • Meadowlands [Troup County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Brookstone Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadowlands have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadowlands
    • Piney Hills [Troup County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piney Hills
      • Piney Hills [Troup County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Brookstone Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piney Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piney Hills
    • Riverview [Troup County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverview
      • Riverview [Troup County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Brookstone Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverview
    • Sassafrass Hills [Troup County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sassafrass Hills
      • Sassafrass Hills [Troup County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Brookstone Estates
      • Estimated population in 2019: 255 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sassafrass Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sassafrass Hills
    • Sunny Point [Troup County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunny Point
      • Sunny Point [Troup County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Brookstone Estates
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,303 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunny Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunny Point
    • View Pointe [Troup County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for View Pointe
      • View Pointe [Troup County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Brookstone Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for View Pointe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on View Pointe
    • Wildwood [Troup County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wildwood
      • Wildwood [Troup County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Brookstone Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wildwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wildwood

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 Brookstone Estates. 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 ...
    • Hal Herring     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Lanett (Alabama) on Sunday February 24, 1924 and died in Cumming (Georgia) on Sunday February 9, 2014 at the age of 90. He is buried at Sawnee View Gardens (Forsyth County, Georgia).
      • Lanett is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest of Brookstone Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hal Herring<3>
    • Joe Louis     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in LaFayette (Alabama) on Wednesday May 13, 1914 and died in Paradise (Nevada) on Sunday April 12, 1981 at the age of 66. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington County, Virginia).
      • LaFayette is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southwest of Brookstone Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joe Louis<3>
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt     (32nd President of the US (1933 - 1945, died in office due to illness))
      • 32nd President of the US (1933 - 1945, died in office due to illness). He was born in Hyde Park (New York) on Monday January 30, 1882 and died in Warm Springs (Georgia) on Thursday April 12, 1945 at the age of 63.
      • Warm Springs is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast of Brookstone Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Franklin D. Roosevelt<3>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • LaGrange, which is the Seat of Troup County and lies just to the Southwest.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 59 miles [95 km]<1> to the northeast (NE). If you could walk a straight line from Brookstone Estates to Atlanta, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take about three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 600 miles [965.6 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 24 days and walking would take 34 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,497 miles [10,455.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,199 miles [11,585.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,077 miles [8,170.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Georgia

About Troup County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Troup County: www.troupcountyga.org/

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- Brookstone Estates) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brookstone Estates. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0598, Longitude: -85.0069       In this case, the coordinates for Brookstone Estates 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 Brookstone Estates 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 312.584 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.962 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.689 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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