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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 Browntown, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Browntown 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 Browntown:
    • 31.337446, -81.781778
    • 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 Browntown
  • 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 Browntown ...

We have found 22 communities that share the name Browntown.

There is one other community in Georgia which is also named Browntown.

Beyond Georgia, we know of another 21 communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Located In Georgia ...
    • Glynn 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 Georgia community of Browntown [Glynn County].
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Autauga County
      • This Browntown is located in Autauga County and lies 295 miles [474.8 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Browntown that is located in Brantley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browntown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Autauga County community of Browntown.
      • Jackson County
      • This Browntown is located in Jackson County and lies 325 miles [523 km] to the northwest of the Browntown that is located in Brantley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browntown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson County community of Browntown.
      • Walker County
      • This Browntown is located in Walker County and lies 359 miles [577.8 km] to the west northwest of the Browntown that is located in Brantley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browntown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Walker County community of Browntown.
    • Florida
      • Jackson County
      • This Browntown is located in Jackson County and lies 219 miles [352.4 km]<2> to the west of the Browntown that is located in Brantley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browntown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson County community of Browntown.
    • New Jersey
      • Middlesex County
      • This Browntown is located in Middlesex County and lies 752 miles [1,210.2 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Browntown that is located in Brantley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browntown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Middlesex County community of Browntown.
    • New York
      • Steuben County
      • This Browntown is located in Steuben County and lies 782 miles [1,258.5 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Browntown that is located in Brantley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browntown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Steuben County community of Browntown.
    • Ohio
      • Brown 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 Ohio community of Browntown [Brown County].
      • Meigs County
      • This Browntown is located in Meigs County and lies 532 miles [856.2 km]<2> to the north of the Browntown that is located in Brantley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browntown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Meigs County community of Browntown.
    • Oregon
      • Josephine County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Oregon community of Browntown [Josephine County].
    • Pennsylvania
      • Bradford County
      • This Browntown is located in Bradford County and lies 775 miles [1,247.2 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Browntown that is located in Brantley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browntown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bradford County community of Browntown.
      • Luzerne County
      • This Browntown is located in Luzerne County and lies 764 miles [1,229.5 km] to the north northeast of the Browntown that is located in Brantley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browntown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Luzerne County community of Browntown.
      • Northampton County
      • This Browntown is located in Northampton County and lies 740 miles [1,190.9 km] to the north northeast of the Browntown that is located in Brantley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browntown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Northampton County community of Browntown.
      • Washington County
      • This Browntown is located in Washington County and lies 621 miles [999.4 km] to the north of the Browntown that is located in Brantley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browntown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Browntown.
      • Westmoreland County
      • This Browntown is located in Westmoreland County and lies 631 miles [1,015.5 km] to the north of the Browntown that is located in Brantley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browntown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Westmoreland County community of Browntown.
    • Tennessee
      • Cumberland County
      • This Browntown is located in Cumberland County and lies 374 miles [601.9 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Browntown that is located in Brantley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browntown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cumberland County community of Browntown.
      • Wayne County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Browntown [Wayne County].
    • Virginia
      • Albemarle County
      • This Browntown is located in Albemarle County and lies 484 miles [778.9 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Browntown that is located in Brantley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browntown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Albemarle County community of Browntown.
      • Amherst County
      • This Browntown is located in Amherst County and lies 458 miles [737.1 km] to the north northeast of the Browntown that is located in Brantley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browntown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Amherst County community of Browntown.
      • Campbell County
      • This Browntown is located in Campbell County and lies 420 miles [675.9 km] to the north northeast of the Browntown that is located in Brantley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browntown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Campbell County community of Browntown.
      • Warren County
      • This Browntown is located in Warren County and lies 553 miles [890 km] to the north northeast of the Browntown that is located in Brantley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browntown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Warren County community of Browntown.
    • Wisconsin
      • Green County
      • This Browntown is located in Green County and lies 892 miles [1,435.5 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Browntown that is located in Brantley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browntown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Green County community of Browntown.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Browntown ...

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.

  • Blunt [Glynn County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blunt
    • Blunt [Glynn County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Browntown
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blunt have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Everett [Glynn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Everett
    • Everett [Glynn County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Browntown
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Everett have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Everett
  • Ford [Glynn County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ford
    • Ford [Glynn County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east of Browntown
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ford have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Georgetown [Glynn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
    • Georgetown [Glynn County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southeast of Browntown
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Hortense [Brantley County]
    • Jenks [Glynn County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jenks
      • Jenks [Glynn County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east of Browntown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jenks have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mount Pleasant [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Wayne County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Browntown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Needmore [Brantley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Needmore
      • Needmore [Brantley County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west of Browntown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Needmore have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Needmore
    • Popwellville [Brantley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Popwellville
      • Popwellville [Brantley County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southeast of Browntown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 692 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Popwellville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Popwellville
    • Sun Hill [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sun Hill
      • Sun Hill [Wayne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Browntown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun Hill
    • Trudie [Brantley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trudie
      • Trudie [Brantley County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the west of Browntown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trudie have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trudie

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 Browntown. 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 ...
    • 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.
      • Brunswick is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the southeast of Browntown.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Manley Lanier 'Sonny' Carter<6>

How Far From Browntown to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Browntown to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Nahunta, which is the Seat of Brantley County and lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Browntown to Nahunta, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day 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 225 miles [362.1 km] to the northwest (NW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 9 days and walking would take 13 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 586 miles [943.1 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 23 days and walking would take 34 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,435 miles [10,356.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,119 miles [11,456.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,007 miles [8,058 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Brantley County: www.brantleycounty.org/

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 Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek 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 Browntown 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Browntown) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Browntown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3374, Longitude: -81.7818       In this case, the coordinates for Browntown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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 Browntown, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>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.
<8>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 Browntown to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 310.667 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.509 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.905 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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