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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 Captains Quarters, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Captains Quarters 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 Captains Quarters:
    • 33.730664, -84.732991
    • 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 Captains Quarters
  • 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 Captains Quarters ...

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.

  • Bent Pine [Douglas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bent Pine
    • Bent Pine [Douglas County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Captains Quarters
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bent Pine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bent Pine
  • Bright Star [Douglas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bright Star
    • Bright Star [Douglas County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Captains Quarters
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bright Star have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bright Star
  • Carmel Chase [Douglas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carmel Chase
    • Carmel Chase [Douglas County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Captains Quarters
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carmel Chase have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carmel Chase
  • Chapel Hill [Douglas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chapel Hill
    • Chapel Hill [Douglas County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Captains Quarters
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chapel Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapel Hill
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    • County Line Heights [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for County Line Heights
      • County Line Heights [Douglas County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Captains Quarters
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for County Line Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on County Line Heights
    • County Line Place [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for County Line Place
      • County Line Place [Douglas County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Captains Quarters
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for County Line Place have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on County Line Place
    • Dorris [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dorris
      • Dorris [Douglas County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Captains Quarters
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dorris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dorris
    • Doublegate [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Doublegate
      • Doublegate [Douglas County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Captains Quarters
      • 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
    • English Heights [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for English Heights
      • English Heights [Douglas County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Captains Quarters
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for English Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on English Heights
    • Evergreen [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen
      • Evergreen [Douglas County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Captains Quarters
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evergreen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen
    • Executive Heights [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Executive Heights
      • Executive Heights [Douglas County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Captains Quarters
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Executive Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Executive Heights
    • Gregory Heights [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gregory Heights
      • Gregory Heights [Douglas County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Captains Quarters
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gregory Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gregory Heights
    • Heritage Valley [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heritage Valley
      • Heritage Valley [Douglas County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Captains Quarters
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heritage Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heritage Valley
    • Hickory Forest [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Forest
      • Hickory Forest [Douglas County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Captains Quarters
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Forest
    • High Point [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for High Point
      • High Point [Douglas County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Captains Quarters
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for High Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on High Point
    • Kellogg [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kellogg
      • Kellogg [Douglas County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Captains Quarters
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kellogg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kellogg
    • Lincoln Heights [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln Heights
      • Lincoln Heights [Douglas County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Captains Quarters
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln Heights
    • Merlin Meadows [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merlin Meadows
      • Merlin Meadows [Douglas County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Captains Quarters
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merlin Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merlin Meadows
    • Rebel Trail [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rebel Trail
      • Rebel Trail [Douglas County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Captains Quarters
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rebel Trail have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rebel Trail
    • Rolling Hills [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Hills
      • Rolling Hills [Douglas County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Captains Quarters
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolling Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Hills
    • Springwood Village [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springwood Village
      • Springwood Village [Douglas County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Captains Quarters
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springwood Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springwood Village
    • Stoneybrook [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stoneybrook
      • Stoneybrook [Douglas County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Captains Quarters
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoneybrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneybrook
    • Sugar Creek [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugar Creek
      • Sugar Creek [Douglas County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Captains Quarters
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sugar Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Creek
    • Sunset Hill [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset Hill
      • Sunset Hill [Douglas County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Captains Quarters
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Hill
    • Timber Valley [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timber Valley
      • Timber Valley [Douglas County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Captains Quarters
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timber Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timber Valley
    • Young Park [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Young Park
      • Young Park [Douglas County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Captains Quarters
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Young Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Young Park

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 Captains Quarters. 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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Captains Quarters.
      • 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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Captains Quarters.
      • 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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Captains Quarters.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, Sr.<3>
    • 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 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Captains Quarters.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Charles Jacob Bagby, Sr.<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).
      • Cedartown is located 35 miles [56.3 km] to the northwest of Captains Quarters.
      • Atlanta is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Captains Quarters.
      • 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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Captains Quarters.
      • 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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Captains Quarters.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lew Bush<3>
    • 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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast of Captains Quarters.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dee Clark<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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Captains Quarters.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tracy Lamar Coley<3>
    • Thomas Andrew 'Georgia Tom' Dorsey     (Composer, arranger)
    • 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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Captains Quarters.
      • 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 26 miles [41.8 km] to the southeast of Captains Quarters.
      • 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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Captains Quarters.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Art Gillham<3>

How Far From Captains Quarters 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 Captains Quarters to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

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    • Douglasville, which is the Seat of Douglas County and lies just to the North Northwest.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the east (E). If you could walk a straight line from Captains Quarters to Atlanta, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 hours.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 556 miles [894.8 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 6,454 miles [10,386.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,158 miles [11,519.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,036 miles [8,104.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Georgia

About Douglas County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Douglas County: www.co.douglas.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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Captains Quarters) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Captains Quarters. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7307, Longitude: -84.7330       In this case, the coordinates for Captains Quarters 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 Captains Quarters 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 312.456 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.908 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.427 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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