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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 Carver Heights, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Carver Heights 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 Carver Heights:
    • 32.461810, -84.951042
    • 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 Carver Heights
  • 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 Carver Heights ...

We have found four communities that share the name Carver Heights.

Within Georgia, the name Carver Heights is unique.

Beyond Georgia, we know of another four communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Florida
      • Broward County
      • This Carver Heights is located in Broward County and lies 514 miles [827.2 km]<1> to the southeast of the Carver Heights that is located in Muscogee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carver Heights
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Broward County community of Carver Heights.
    • Maryland
      • Saint Mary's 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 Maryland community of Carver Heights [Saint Mary's County].
    • North Carolina
      • Wayne County
      • This Carver Heights is located in Wayne County and lies 445 miles [716.2 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Carver Heights that is located in Muscogee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carver Heights
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wayne County community of Carver Heights.
    • South Carolina
      • Richland 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 Carver Heights [Richland County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Carver Heights ...

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.

  • Bibb City [Muscogee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bibb City
    • Bibb City [Muscogee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Carver Heights
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bibb City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bibb City
  • Booker Washington Heights [Muscogee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Booker Washington Heights
    • Booker Washington Heights [Muscogee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Carver Heights
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Booker Washington Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booker Washington Heights
  • Camelot [Muscogee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camelot
    • Camelot [Muscogee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Carver Heights
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camelot have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camelot
  • Cherokee Park [Muscogee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherokee Park
    • Cherokee Park [Muscogee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Carver Heights
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherokee Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherokee Park
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    • City Village [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for City Village
      • City Village [Muscogee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Carver Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for City Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on City Village
    • Columbus [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbus
      • Columbus [Muscogee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Carver Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 196,442 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<4>
    • Crossgate [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crossgate
      • Crossgate [Muscogee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Carver Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crossgate have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crossgate
    • Dinglewood [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dinglewood
      • Dinglewood [Muscogee County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Carver Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dinglewood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dinglewood
    • Edgewood Forest [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgewood Forest
      • Edgewood Forest [Muscogee County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Carver Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edgewood Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgewood Forest
    • Floyd Grove [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Floyd Grove
      • Floyd Grove [Muscogee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Carver Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Floyd Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Floyd Grove
    • Forestdale [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forestdale
      • Forestdale [Muscogee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Carver Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forestdale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forestdale
    • Georgetown [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
      • Georgetown [Muscogee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Carver Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
    • Holiday Park [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holiday Park
      • Holiday Park [Muscogee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Carver Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holiday Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holiday Park
    • Holly Hills [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Hills
      • Holly Hills [Muscogee County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Carver Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Hills
    • Holly Woods [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Woods
      • Holly Woods [Muscogee County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Carver Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Woods
    • Lake Rushin Heights [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Rushin Heights
      • Lake Rushin Heights [Muscogee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Carver Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Rushin Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Rushin Heights
    • Magnolia Grove [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magnolia Grove
      • Magnolia Grove [Muscogee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Carver Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magnolia Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magnolia Grove
    • Merrywood [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merrywood
      • Merrywood [Muscogee County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Carver Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merrywood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merrywood
    • Pleasantview [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasantview
      • Pleasantview [Muscogee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Carver Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasantview have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasantview
    • Quail Creek [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quail Creek
      • Quail Creek [Muscogee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Carver Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quail Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quail Creek
    • Regency Park [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Regency Park
      • Regency Park [Muscogee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Carver Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Regency Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Regency Park
    • Rose Hill [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Hill
      • Rose Hill [Muscogee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Carver Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Hill
    • Rose Hill Heights [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Hill Heights
      • Rose Hill Heights [Muscogee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Carver Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Hill Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Hill Heights
    • Rosewood [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosewood
      • Rosewood [Muscogee County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Carver Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosewood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosewood
    • Valley Hills [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Hills
      • Valley Hills [Muscogee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Carver Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley Hills
    • Vista Terrace [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vista Terrace
      • Vista Terrace [Muscogee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Carver Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vista Terrace have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vista Terrace

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 Carver Heights. 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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    • Joshus 'Josh' Gibson     (Negro League Baseball)
      • Negro League Baseball. He was born in Buena Vista (Georgia) on Thursday December 21, 1911 and died in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) on Monday January 20, 1947 at the age of 35. He is buried at Allegheny Cemetery (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania).
      • Buena Vista is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the east of Carver Heights.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joshus 'Josh' Gibson<5>
    • Sam McQuagg     (Racer car driver)
      • Racer car driver. He was born in Columbus (Georgia) on Monday November 11, 1935 and died in Columbus (Georgia) on Saturday January 3, 2009 at the age of 73. He is buried at Parkhill Cemetery (Muscogee County, Georgia).
      • Columbus is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west of Carver Heights.
      • Columbus is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west of Carver Heights.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sam McQuagg<5>
    • Elmer Ray Riddle     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Columbus (Georgia) on Friday July 31, 1914 and died in Columbus (Georgia) on Monday May 14, 1984 at the age of 69. He is buried at Parkhill Cemetery (Muscogee County, Georgia).
      • Columbus is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west of Carver Heights.
      • Columbus is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west of Carver Heights.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Elmer Ray Riddle<5>
    • Milt Smith     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Columbus (Georgia) on Wednesday March 27, 1929 and died in San Diego (California) on Friday April 11, 1997 at the age of 68. He is buried at Greenwood Memorial Park (San Diego County, California).
      • Columbus is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west of Carver Heights.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Milt Smith<5>
    • Augusta Jane Evans Wilson     (Author)
      • Author. She was born in Columbus (Georgia) on Friday May 8, 1835 and died in Mobile (Alabama) on Sunday May 9, 1909 at the age of 74. She is buried at Magnolia Cemetery (Mobile County, Alabama).
      • Columbus is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west of Carver Heights.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Augusta Jane Evans Wilson<5>
    • Tim Wilson     (Comedian, musician)
      • Comedian, musician. He was born in Columbus (Georgia) on Saturday August 5, 1961 and died in Columbus (Georgia) on Wednesday February 26, 2014 at the age of 52. He is buried at Parkhill Cemetery (Muscogee County, Georgia).
      • Columbus is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west of Carver Heights.
      • Columbus is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west of Carver Heights.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tim Wilson<5>

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

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

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    • Columbus, which is the Seat of Muscogee County and lies just to the West Northwest.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 94 miles [151.3 km]<1> to the north northeast (NNE). If you could drive a straight line from Carver Heights to Atlanta, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 627 miles [1,009.1 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 25 days and walking would take 36 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,523 miles [10,497.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,222 miles [11,622.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,101 miles [8,209.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Muscogee County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Carver Heights) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carver Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4618, Longitude: -84.9510       In this case, the coordinates for Carver Heights 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 Carver Heights 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>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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.
<7>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 Carver Heights to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 312.518 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.803 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.802 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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