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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 Carlisle, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Carlisle 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 Carlisle:
    • 34.550088, -84.596876
    • 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 Carlisle
  • 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 Carlisle ...

We have found 36 communities that share the name Carlisle.

Within Georgia, the name Carlisle is unique.

Beyond Georgia, we know of another 36 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 36 communities, 34 are located in the United States and three are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Etowah County
      • This Carlisle is located in Etowah County and lies 91 miles [146.5 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Etowah County community of Carlisle.
      • Monroe County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Alabama community of Carlisle [Monroe County].
    • Arkansas
      • Lonoke County
      • This Carlisle is located in Lonoke County and lies 405 miles [651.8 km]<1> to the west of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lonoke County community of Carlisle.
    • Indiana
      • Sullivan County
      • This Carlisle is located in Sullivan County and lies 341 miles [548.8 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sullivan County community of Carlisle.
    • Iowa
      • Warren County
      • This Carlisle is located in Warren County and lies 681 miles [1,096 km]<1> to the northwest of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Warren County community of Carlisle.
    • Kansas
      • Atchison County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Carlisle [Atchison County].
      • Hamilton County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Carlisle [Hamilton County].
    • Kentucky
      • Nicholas County
      • This Carlisle is located in Nicholas County and lies 262 miles [421.6 km]<1> to the north of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Nicholas County community of Carlisle.
    • Louisiana
      • Plaquemines Parish
      • This Carlisle is located in Plaquemines Parish and lies 459 miles [738.7 km]<1> to the southwest of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Plaquemines Parish community of Carlisle.
    • Massachusetts
      • Middlesex County
      • This Carlisle is located in Middlesex County and lies 901 miles [1,450 km]<1> to the northeast of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Middlesex County community of Carlisle.
    • Michigan
      • Eaton County
      • This Carlisle is located in Eaton County and lies 552 miles [888.4 km]<1> to the north of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Eaton County community of Carlisle.
      • Kent County
      • This Carlisle is located in Kent County and lies 574 miles [923.8 km] to the north of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kent County community of Carlisle.
    • Minnesota
      • Otter Tail County
      • This Carlisle is located in Otter Tail County and lies 1,015 miles [1,633.5 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Otter Tail County community of Carlisle.
    • Mississippi
      • Claiborne County
      • This Carlisle is located in Claiborne County and lies 398 miles [640.5 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Claiborne County community of Carlisle.
    • Nebraska
      • Fillmore County
      • This Carlisle is located in Fillmore County and lies 824 miles [1,326.1 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fillmore County community of Carlisle.
    • New Brunswick
      • This Carlisle lies 1,212 miles [1,950.5 km]<1> to the northeast of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
    • New Mexico
      • Grant County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Grant County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grant County community of Carlisle.
    • New York
      • Schoharie County
      • This Carlisle is located in Schoharie County and lies 786 miles [1,264.9 km]<1> to the northeast of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Schoharie County community of Carlisle.
    • North Carolina
      • Davidson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Carlisle [Davidson County].
    • North Dakota
      • Pembina County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Dakota community of Carlisle [Pembina County].
    • Ohio
      • Lorain County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Lorain County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lorain County community of Carlisle.
      • Noble County
      • This Carlisle is located in Noble County and lies 400 miles [643.7 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Noble County community of Carlisle.
      • Warren County
      • This Carlisle is located in Warren County and lies 347 miles [558.4 km] to the north of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Warren County community of Carlisle.
    • Oklahoma
      • Sequoyah County
      • This Carlisle is located in Sequoyah County and lies 593 miles [954.3 km]<1> to the west of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sequoyah County community of Carlisle.
    • Ontario
      • This Carlisle lies 659 miles [1,060.6 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
    • Pennsylvania
      • Cumberland County
      • This Carlisle is located in Cumberland County and lies 563 miles [906.1 km]<1> to the northeast of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cumberland County community of Carlisle.
    • South Carolina
      • Lexington County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Carolina community of Carlisle [Lexington County].
      • Spartanburg County
      • This Carlisle is located in Spartanburg County and lies 154 miles [247.8 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Spartanburg County community of Carlisle.
      • Union County
      • This Carlisle is located in Union County and lies 178 miles [286.5 km] to the east of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Union County community of Carlisle.
    • Tennessee
      • Stewart County
      • This Carlisle is located in Stewart County and lies 219 miles [352.4 km]<1> to the northwest of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Stewart County community of Carlisle.
    • Texas
      • Lubbock County
      • This Carlisle is located in Lubbock County and lies 995 miles [1,601.3 km]<1> to the west of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lubbock County community of Carlisle.
      • Rusk County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Carlisle [Rusk County].
      • Trinity County
      • This Carlisle is located in Trinity County and lies 666 miles [1,071.8 km] to the west southwest of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Trinity County community of Carlisle.
    • Virginia
      • Henry County
      • This Carlisle is located in Henry County and lies 306 miles [492.5 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Henry County community of Carlisle.
    • Washington
      • Grays Harbor County
      • This Carlisle is located in Grays Harbor County and lies 2,210 miles [3,556.7 km]<1> to the northwest of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grays Harbor County community of Carlisle.
    • West Virginia
      • Fayette County
      • This Carlisle is located in Fayette County and lies 302 miles [486 km]<1> to the northeast of the Carlisle that is located in Gilmer County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fayette County community of Carlisle.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Carlisle ...

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.

  • Blaine [Pickens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blaine
    • Blaine [Pickens County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Carlisle
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blaine have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
  • Bloodtown [Murray County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloodtown
    • Bloodtown [Murray County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Carlisle
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloodtown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloodtown
  • Bobo [Gordon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bobo
    • Bobo [Gordon County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Carlisle
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bobo have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bobo
  • Clipper [Pickens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clipper
    • Clipper [Pickens County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Carlisle
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clipper have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clipper
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Jerusalem [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jerusalem
      • Jerusalem [Pickens County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Carlisle
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerusalem
    • Ranger [Gordon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ranger
      • Ranger [Gordon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Carlisle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 137 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ranger have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ranger
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ranger<5>
    • Roundtop [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roundtop
      • Roundtop [Gilmer County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Carlisle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roundtop have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roundtop
    • Scarecorn [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scarecorn
      • Scarecorn [Pickens County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Carlisle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scarecorn have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scarecorn
    • Sweden [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweden
      • Sweden [Pickens County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Carlisle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweden have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweden
    • Talking Rock [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Talking Rock
      • Talking Rock [Pickens County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Carlisle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 76 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Talking Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Talking Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Talking Rock<5>
    • Town Creek [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Town Creek
      • Town Creek [Gilmer County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Carlisle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Town Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Town Creek

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 Carlisle. 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 ...
    • Charley Arthur 'Pretty Boy' Floyd     (Crime figure)

How Far From Carlisle 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 Carlisle 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 Carlisle once stood, the straight-line distance beginning in Carlisle and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Ellijay, which is the Seat of Gilmer County and lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Carlisle to Ellijay, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 56 miles [90.1 km] to the south southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take over two days and walking would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 514 miles [827.2 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 20 days and walking would take 30 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,410 miles [10,315.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,117 miles [11,453.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,994 miles [8,037.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Georgia

About Gilmer County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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- Carlisle) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carlisle. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5501, Longitude: -84.5969       In this case, the coordinates for Carlisle have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Carlisle 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.
<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 Carlisle, 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 Carlisle 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 312.409 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.969 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.174 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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