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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 Caruso, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Caruso and the surrounding area.

  • 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 Caruso:
    • 33.329836, -84.287145
    • 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 Caruso
  • 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 Caruso ...

We have found one communities that share the name Caruso.

Within Georgia, the name Caruso is unique.

Beyond Georgia, there is another community also named Caruso in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Kansas
      • Sherman County
      • This Caruso is located in Sherman County and lies 1,057 miles [1,701.1 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Caruso that is located in Spalding County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caruso
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sherman County community of Caruso.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Caruso ...

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.

  • Birdie [Spalding County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birdie
    • Birdie [Spalding County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Caruso
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birdie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birdie
  • Cross Creek [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cross Creek
    • Cross Creek [Fayette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Caruso
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cross Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross Creek
  • Crystal Springs [Henry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crystal Springs
    • Crystal Springs [Henry County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Caruso
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crystal Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal Springs
  • Experiment [Spalding County]
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    • Greenwood [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
      • Greenwood [Henry County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Caruso
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
    • Griffin [Spalding County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Griffin
      • Griffin [Spalding County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Caruso
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,665 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Griffin<3>
    • Gypsy Woods [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gypsy Woods
      • Gypsy Woods [Fayette County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Caruso
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gypsy Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gypsy Woods
    • Lovejoy [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lovejoy
      • Lovejoy [Clayton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Caruso
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,512 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lovejoy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lovejoy<3>
    • Pleasant Grove [Spalding County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Grove
      • Pleasant Grove [Spalding County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Caruso
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Grove
    • Rover [Spalding County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rover
      • Rover [Spalding County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Caruso
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rover
    • Sunny Side [Spalding County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunny Side
      • Sunny Side [Spalding County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Caruso
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 139 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunny Side have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunny Side
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sunny Side<3>
    • Woodlawn [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodlawn
      • Woodlawn [Henry County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Caruso
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodlawn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodlawn

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 Caruso. 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 ...
    • 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 29 miles [46.7 km] to the north of Caruso.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hank Aaron<4>
    • 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 29 miles [46.7 km] to the north of Caruso.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gypsy Abbott<4>
    • 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 29 miles [46.7 km] to the north of Caruso.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, Sr.<4>
    • James 'Kokomo' Arnold     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Lovejoy (Georgia) on Friday February 15, 1901 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Friday November 8, 1968 at the age of 67. He is buried at Burr Oak Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Lovejoy is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north of Caruso.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James 'Kokomo' Arnold<4>
    • 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 29 miles [46.7 km] to the north of Caruso.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rev. Joseph Everhart Boone<4>
    • 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 29 miles [46.7 km] to the north of Caruso.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Georgia M. Burke<4>
    • 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 29 miles [46.7 km] to the north of Caruso.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lew Bush<4>
    • 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 29 miles [46.7 km] to the north of Caruso.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tracy Lamar Coley<4>
    • 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 29 miles [46.7 km] to the north of Caruso.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Vernon 'The Viper' Forrest<4>
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the north of Caruso.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jesse Fuller<4>
    • 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 29 miles [46.7 km] to the north of Caruso.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Art Gillham<4>
    • Joel Chandler Harris     (Author, journalist)
      • Author, journalist. He was born in Eatonton (Georgia) on Saturday December 9, 1848 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Friday July 3, 1908 at the age of 59. He is buried at Westview Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Atlanta is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the north of Caruso.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joel Chandler Harris<4>
    • Holly Hunter     (Oscar winning actress, producer)
      • Oscar winning actress, producer. She was born in Conyers (Georgia) on Thursday March 20, 1958
      • Conyers is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northeast of Caruso.

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Griffin, which is the Seat of Spalding County and lies just to the South Southeast.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the north (N). If you could walk a straight line from Caruso to Atlanta, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 557 miles [896.4 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<6> 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).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,155 miles [11,514.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,034 miles [8,101.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Georgia

About Spalding County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Spalding County: www.spaldingcounty.com/

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 from Point A (ie- Caruso) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Caruso. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3298, Longitude: -84.2871       In this case, the coordinates for Caruso 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 Caruso 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 312.176 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.529 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.348 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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