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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 Buchanan, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Buchanan 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 Buchanan:
    • 33.915380, -84.263533
    • 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 Buchanan
  • 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 Buchanan ...

We have found 33 communities that share the name Buchanan.

There are two communities within Georgia that are also named Buchanan.

Beyond Georgia, we know of another 31 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 31 communities, 31 are located in the United States and two are in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Georgia ...
    • Fulton 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 Buchanan [Fulton County].
    • Haralson County
      • This Buchanan is located in Haralson County and lies 53 miles [85.3 km]<2> to the west of the Buchanan that is located in DeKalb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buchanan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Haralson County community of Buchanan.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • California
      • Fresno 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 California community of Buchanan [Fresno County].
      • Madera County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Madera County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madera County community of Buchanan.
      • Tuolumne County
      • This Buchanan is located in Tuolumne County and lies 2,015 miles [3,242.8 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Buchanan that is located in DeKalb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buchanan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tuolumne County community of Buchanan.
    • Colorado
      • Logan 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 Colorado community of Buchanan [Logan County].
      • Washington County
      • This community is historic and although located in Washington County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Buchanan.
    • Florida
      • Hardee County
      • This Buchanan is located in Hardee County and lies 472 miles [759.6 km]<2> to the south southeast of the Buchanan that is located in DeKalb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buchanan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hardee County community of Buchanan.
    • Indiana
      • Floyd County
      • This Buchanan is located in Floyd County and lies 310 miles [498.9 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Buchanan that is located in DeKalb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buchanan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Floyd County community of Buchanan.
    • Iowa
      • Cedar County
      • This Buchanan is located in Cedar County and lies 661 miles [1,063.8 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Buchanan that is located in DeKalb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buchanan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cedar County community of Buchanan.
    • Kansas
      • Saline 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 Buchanan [Saline County].
    • Kentucky
      • Lawrence County
      • This Buchanan is located in Lawrence County and lies 312 miles [502.1 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Buchanan that is located in DeKalb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buchanan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lawrence County community of Buchanan.
    • Michigan
      • Berrien County
      • This Buchanan is located in Berrien County and lies 558 miles [898 km]<2> to the north of the Buchanan that is located in DeKalb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buchanan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Berrien County community of Buchanan.
    • Missouri
      • Bollinger County
      • This Buchanan is located in Bollinger County and lies 403 miles [648.6 km]<2> to the northwest of the Buchanan that is located in DeKalb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buchanan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bollinger County community of Buchanan.
    • Nebraska
      • Colfax County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Colfax County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Colfax County community of Buchanan.
      • Lincoln County
      • This community is historic and although located in Lincoln County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lincoln County community of Buchanan.
    • New Mexico
      • DeBaca 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 New Mexico community of Buchanan [DeBaca County].
    • New York
      • Westchester County
      • This Buchanan is located in Westchester County and lies 758 miles [1,219.9 km]<2> to the northeast of the Buchanan that is located in DeKalb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buchanan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Westchester County community of Buchanan.
    • North Carolina
      • Granville 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 North Carolina community of Buchanan [Granville County].
    • North Dakota
      • Emmons 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 North Dakota community of Buchanan [Emmons County].
      • Stutsman County
      • This Buchanan is located in Stutsman County and lies 1,183 miles [1,903.9 km]<2> to the northwest of the Buchanan that is located in DeKalb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buchanan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Stutsman County community of Buchanan.
    • Ohio
      • Monroe 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 Buchanan [Monroe County].
      • Perry County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Perry County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Perry County community of Buchanan.
      • Pike County
      • This Buchanan is located in Pike County and lies 366 miles [589 km]<2> to the north of the Buchanan that is located in DeKalb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buchanan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pike County community of Buchanan.
    • Ontario
      • This Buchanan lies 685 miles [1,102.4 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Buchanan that is located in DeKalb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buchanan
    • Oregon
      • Benton 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 Oregon community of Buchanan [Benton County].
      • Harney County
      • This Buchanan is located in Harney County and lies 1,951 miles [3,139.8 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Buchanan that is located in DeKalb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buchanan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Harney County community of Buchanan.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Crawford 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 Pennsylvania community of Buchanan [Crawford County].
    • Saskatchewan
      • This Buchanan lies 1,534 miles [2,468.7 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Buchanan that is located in DeKalb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buchanan
    • Tennessee
      • Henry County
      • This Buchanan is located in Henry County and lies 282 miles [453.8 km]<2> to the northwest of the Buchanan that is located in DeKalb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buchanan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Henry County community of Buchanan.
    • Texas
      • Bowie 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 Texas community of Buchanan [Bowie County].
      • Johnson 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 Texas community of Buchanan [Johnson County].
    • Virginia
      • Botetourt County
      • This Buchanan is located in Botetourt County and lies 357 miles [574.5 km]<2> to the northeast of the Buchanan that is located in DeKalb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buchanan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Botetourt County community of Buchanan.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Buchanan ...

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.

  • Chestnut Forest [DeKalb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chestnut Forest
    • Chestnut Forest [DeKalb County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Buchanan
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chestnut Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chestnut Forest
  • Dunwoody [DeKalb County]
  • Elmside Village [Gwinnett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmside Village
    • Elmside Village [Gwinnett County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Buchanan
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmside Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmside Village
  • Four Oaks [DeKalb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Four Oaks
    • Four Oaks [DeKalb County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the north of Buchanan
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Four Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Four Oaks
  • Continue List   (16 more) ...
    • Happy Hollow [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Happy Hollow
      • Happy Hollow [DeKalb County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Buchanan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Happy Hollow have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Happy Hollow
    • Littlebrooke Farm [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Littlebrooke Farm
      • Littlebrooke Farm [DeKalb County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Buchanan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Littlebrooke Farm have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Littlebrooke Farm
    • Meadowlake [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadowlake
      • Meadowlake [DeKalb County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Buchanan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadowlake have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadowlake
    • Mechanicsville [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mechanicsville
      • Mechanicsville [Gwinnett County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northeast of Buchanan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mechanicsville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mechanicsville
    • Overlook [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Overlook
      • Overlook [Gwinnett County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Buchanan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Overlook have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Overlook
    • Peachtree [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peachtree
      • Peachtree [DeKalb County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Buchanan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peachtree have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peachtree
    • Peachtree Corners [Gwinnett County]
    • Peachtree Forest [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peachtree Forest
      • Peachtree Forest [Gwinnett County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north of Buchanan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peachtree Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peachtree Forest
    • Peachtree Station [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peachtree Station
      • Peachtree Station [Gwinnett County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north of Buchanan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peachtree Station have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peachtree Station
    • Pebble Creek [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pebble Creek
      • Pebble Creek [Gwinnett County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Buchanan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pebble Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pebble Creek
    • River Bluff [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for River Bluff
      • River Bluff [Fulton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north of Buchanan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for River Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on River Bluff
    • Riversong [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riversong
      • Riversong [Fulton County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Buchanan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riversong have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riversong
    • Smoketree [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smoketree
      • Smoketree [Gwinnett County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Buchanan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smoketree have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smoketree
    • Trailridge [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trailridge
      • Trailridge [DeKalb County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west of Buchanan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trailridge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trailridge
    • Tucker [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tucker
      • Tucker [DeKalb County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Buchanan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tucker have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tucker
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tucker<5>
    • Village Mill [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Village Mill
      • Village Mill [DeKalb County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Buchanan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Village Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Village Mill

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 Buchanan. 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest of Buchanan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hank Aaron<6>
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest of Buchanan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gypsy Abbott<6>
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest of Buchanan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, Sr.<6>
    • Lucius Benjamin 'Luke' Appling     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born on Tueday April 2, 1907 and died in Cumming (Georgia) on Thursday January 3, 1991 at the age of 83. He is buried at Sawnee View Gardens (Forsyth County, Georgia).
      • Cumming is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the north of Buchanan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lucius Benjamin 'Luke' Appling<6>
    • James Charles Jacob Bagby, Sr.     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Barnett (Georgia) on Saturday October 5, 1889 and died in Marietta (Georgia) on Wednesday July 28, 1954 at the age of 64. He is buried at Westview Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Marietta is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the west of Buchanan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Charles Jacob Bagby, Sr.<6>
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest of Buchanan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rev. Joseph Everhart Boone<6>
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest of Buchanan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Georgia M. Burke<6>
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest of Buchanan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lew Bush<6>
    • Ezzard Mack Charles     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in Lawrenceville (Georgia) on Thursday July 7, 1921 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Wednesday May 28, 1975 at the age of 53. He is buried at Burr Oak Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Lawrenceville is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the east of Buchanan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ezzard Mack Charles<6>
    • Dee Clark     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Blytheville (Arkansas) on Monday November 7, 1938 and died in Smyrna (Georgia) on Friday December 7, 1990 at the age of 52. He is buried at Oakridge - Glen Oak Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Smyrna is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the west of Buchanan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dee Clark<6>
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest of Buchanan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tracy Lamar Coley<6>
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest of Buchanan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Vernon 'The Viper' Forrest<6>
    • 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 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Buchanan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jesse Fuller<6>

How Far From Buchanan to ...

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers and using the location of where the historic community of Buchanan once stood, the straight-line distance beginning in Buchanan and extending to:

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    • Decatur, which is the Seat of DeKalb County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Buchanan to Decatur, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest (SW). The buggy would take four to five hours and walking would take 6 hours.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 528 miles [849.7 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 21 days and walking would take 30 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,426 miles [10,341.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,129 miles [11,473 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 ...

The official website for DeKalb County: www.co.dekalb.ga.us/

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 Buchanan 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- Buchanan) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buchanan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9154, Longitude: -84.2635       In this case, the coordinates for Buchanan 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 Buchanan, 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 Buchanan 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 312.187 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.624 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.198 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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