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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 Byne Crossroads, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Byne Crossroads 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 Byne Crossroads:
    • 31.697671, -84.219354
    • 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 Byne Crossroads
  • 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 Byne Crossroads ...

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.

  • Audubon [Dougherty County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Audubon
    • Audubon [Dougherty County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Byne Crossroads
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Audubon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Audubon
  • Century [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Century
    • Century [Lee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Byne Crossroads
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Century have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Century
  • Doublegate [Dougherty County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Doublegate
    • Doublegate [Dougherty County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Byne Crossroads
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Doublegate have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Doublegate
  • Green Acres [Dougherty County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Acres
    • Green Acres [Dougherty County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Byne Crossroads
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Acres
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    • Groveland [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Groveland
      • Groveland [Dougherty County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Byne Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Groveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Groveland
    • Hillcrest [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillcrest
      • Hillcrest [Dougherty County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Byne Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillcrest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillcrest
    • Hinds [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hinds
      • Hinds [Dougherty County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Byne Crossroads
      • Estimated population in 2019: 33,273 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hinds have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinds
    • Jordan Place [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jordan Place
      • Jordan Place [Lee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Byne Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jordan Place have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan Place
    • Leesburg [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leesburg
      • Leesburg [Lee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Byne Crossroads
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,080 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leesburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leesburg<3>
    • Merry Acres [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merry Acres
      • Merry Acres [Dougherty County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Byne Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merry Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merry Acres
    • North Slappy Heights [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Slappy Heights
      • North Slappy Heights [Dougherty County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Byne Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Slappy Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Slappy Heights
    • Nutview [Lee County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nutview
      • Nutview [Lee County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Byne Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nutview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Starksville [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Starksville
      • Starksville [Lee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Byne Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Starksville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starksville
    • Valley Park [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Park
      • Valley Park [Dougherty County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Byne Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley Park
    • Whispering Pines [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whispering Pines
      • Whispering Pines [Dougherty County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Byne Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whispering Pines have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whispering Pines
    • Wildcross [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wildcross
      • Wildcross [Dougherty County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Byne Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wildcross have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wildcross
    • Winterwood [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winterwood
      • Winterwood [Dougherty County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Byne Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winterwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winterwood

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 Byne Crossroads. 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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    • Jimmy Carter     (39th President of the US (1977 - 1981))
      • 39th President of the US (1977 - 1981). He was born in Plains (Georgia) on Wednesday October 1, 1924
      • Plains is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest of Byne Crossroads.
    • Rosalynn Carter     (Wife and First Lady to the Presidency of Jimmy Carter (1977 - 1981))
      • Wife and First Lady to the Presidency of Jimmy Carter (1977 - 1981). She was born in Plains (Georgia) on Thursday August 18, 1927
      • Plains is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest of Byne Crossroads.
    • Ray Charles     (Singer, musician, entertainer, composer)
      • Singer, musician, entertainer, composer. He was born in Albany (Georgia) on Tueday September 23, 1930 and died in Beverly Hills (California) on Thursday June 10, 2004 at the age of 73. He is buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Albany is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south of Byne Crossroads.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ray Charles<4>
    • Harry Haag James     (Musician, bandleader)
      • Musician, bandleader. He was born in Albany (Georgia) on Wednesday March 15, 1916 and died in Las Vegas (Nevada) on Tueday July 5, 1983 at the age of 67. He is buried at Bunkers Eden Vale Memorial Park (Clark County, Nevada).
      • Albany is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south of Byne Crossroads.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harry Haag James<4>
    • Marion Motley     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Leesburg (Georgia) on Saturday June 5, 1920 and died in Cleveland (Ohio) on Sunday June 27, 1999 at the age of 79.
      • Leesburg is located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast of Byne Crossroads.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marion Motley<4>

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

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

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    • Leesburg, which is the Seat of Lee County and lies just to the Northeast.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 142 miles [228.5 km]<1> to the north (N). If you could drive a straight line from Byne Crossroads to Atlanta, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 640 miles [1,030 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 25 days and walking would take 37 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,527 miles [10,504.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,220 miles [11,619.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,102 miles [8,210.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Lee County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lee County: www.lee.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 '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- Byne Crossroads) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Byne Crossroads. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6977, Longitude: -84.2194       In this case, the coordinates for Byne Crossroads 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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Byne Crossroads 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 312.052 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.158 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.698 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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