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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 Broom Hall, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Broom Hall 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 Broom Hall:
    • 33.348450, -84.454093
    • 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 Broom Hall
  • 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 Broom Hall ...

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.

  • Chestnutfield [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chestnutfield
    • Chestnutfield [Fayette County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Broom Hall
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chestnutfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chestnutfield
  • Crescent Oak [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crescent Oak
    • Crescent Oak [Fayette County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Broom Hall
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crescent Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crescent Oak
  • Cross Creek [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cross Creek
    • Cross Creek [Fayette County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Broom Hall
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cross Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross Creek
  • Friendship [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Friendship
    • Friendship [Fayette County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Broom Hall
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendship have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendship
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    • Gypsy Woods [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gypsy Woods
      • Gypsy Woods [Fayette County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Broom Hall
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gypsy Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gypsy Woods
    • Harp [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harp
      • Harp [Fayette County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Broom Hall
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harp
    • Jennings Yard [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jennings Yard
      • Jennings Yard [Fayette County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Broom Hall
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jennings Yard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jennings Yard
    • Kingswood [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingswood
      • Kingswood [Fayette County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Broom Hall
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingswood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingswood
    • Marion [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
      • Marion [Fayette County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Broom Hall
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Meadow Run [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Run
      • Meadow Run [Fayette County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Broom Hall
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Run have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Run
    • Porters Ridge [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Porters Ridge
      • Porters Ridge [Fayette County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Broom Hall
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Porters Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Porters Ridge
    • Quail Hollow [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quail Hollow
      • Quail Hollow [Fayette County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Broom Hall
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quail Hollow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quail Hollow
    • Rest [Fayette County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rest
      • Rest [Fayette County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Broom Hall
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Rockspray [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockspray
      • Rockspray [Fayette County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Broom Hall
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockspray have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockspray
    • Tapestry [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tapestry
      • Tapestry [Fayette County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Broom Hall
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tapestry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tapestry

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 Broom Hall. 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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    • 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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Broom Hall.
      • 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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Broom Hall.
      • 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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Broom Hall.
      • 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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast of Broom Hall.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James 'Kokomo' Arnold<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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Broom Hall.
      • 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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Broom Hall.
      • 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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Broom Hall.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lew Bush<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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Broom Hall.
      • 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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Broom Hall.
      • 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast of Broom Hall.
      • 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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Broom Hall.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Art Gillham<3>
    • Joel Chandler Harris     (Author, journalist)
      • Author, journalist. He was born in Eatonton (Georgia) on Saturday December 9, 1848 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Friday July 3, 1908 at the age of 59. He is buried at Westview Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Atlanta is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Broom Hall.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joel Chandler Harris<3>
    • Vivian Malone Jones     (Social reformer)
      • Social reformer. She was born in Mobile (Alabama) on Wednesday July 15, 1942 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Thursday October 13, 2005 at the age of 63. She is buried at Westview Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Atlanta is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Broom Hall.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Vivian Malone Jones<3>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Fayetteville, which is the Seat of Fayette County and lies just to the North.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the north (N). If you could walk a straight line from Broom Hall to Atlanta, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 563 miles [906.1 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 6,460 miles [10,396.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,161 miles [11,524.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,040 miles [8,111.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Georgia

About Fayette County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Fayette County: www.admin.co.fayette.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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Broom Hall) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Broom Hall. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3485, Longitude: -84.4541       In this case, the coordinates for Broom Hall 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 Broom Hall 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 312.275 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.646 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.408 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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