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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Chubbtown.

This page contains three sections:

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Chubbtown to:

  • Rome [Map], which is the Seat of Floyd County, lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Chubbtown to Rome, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take 6 hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
  • Atlanta [Map], which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 56 miles [90.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). 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 [Map]) is 565 miles [909.3 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 22 days and walking would take 33 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,461 miles [10,398 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,167 miles [11,534.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,044 miles [8,117.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Chubbtown ...

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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Boozeville   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast of Chubbtown   [Map]
Cave Spring   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Cedartown   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Friendship   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Grady (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Green   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Lake Creek   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Prior   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Relay   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Ridgedale   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Six Mile   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Yancey (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]

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 Chubbtown. 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.

Charley Arthur 'Pretty Boy' Floyd     (Born as Charles Arthur Floyd)
  Crime figure. He was born in Adairsville (Georgia) on Wednesday February 3, 1904 and died in East Liverpool (Ohio) on Monday October 22, 1934 at an age of 30. He was buried at Akins Cemetery (Sequoyah County, Oklahoma) [Map].

Adairsville [Map] is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northeast of Chubbtown

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charley Arthur 'Pretty Boy' Floyd<7>
 
Willard Lee Nixon
  Major League Baseball. He was born in Taylorsville (Georgia) on Sunday June 17, 1928 and died in Rome (Georgia) on Thursday December 14, 2000 at an age of 72. He was buried at East View Cemetery (Floyd County, Georgia) [Map].

Taylorsville [Map] is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Chubbtown

Rome [Map] is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast of Chubbtown

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Willard Lee Nixon

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Floyd County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Floyd County: www.floydcountyga.org/

The official website for State of Georgia: www.georgia.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Chubbtown. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chubbtown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chubbtown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0904, Longitude: -85.2825     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chubbtown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Chubbtown to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 312.798 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.353 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.56 degrees.

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<7>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.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Chubbtown.



 
 
 

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