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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 Dallas, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Dallas 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 Dallas:
    • 33.924463, -84.841330
    • 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 Dallas
  • 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 Dallas ...

We found 33 communities that share the name Dallas.

Within Georgia, the name Dallas is unique.

Beyond Georgia, we know of another 31 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 31 communities, 29 are located in the United States and two are in Canada.

In addition to the above occurrences of Dallas, we know of two communities located outside of the United States and Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Blount County
      • This Dallas is located in Blount County and lies 104 miles [167.4 km]<1> to the west of the Dallas that is located in Paulding County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Blount County community of Dallas.
      • Dallas 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 Dallas [Dallas County].
      • Madison County
      • This Dallas is located in Madison County and lies 113 miles [181.9 km] to the west northwest of the Dallas that is located in Paulding County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Dallas.
    • Arkansas
      • Polk County
      • This Dallas is located in Polk County and lies 536 miles [862.6 km]<1> to the west of the Dallas that is located in Paulding County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Polk County community of Dallas.
    • British Columbia
      • This Dallas lies 2,112 miles [3,398.9 km]<1> to the northwest of the Dallas that is located in Paulding County.
    • Colorado
      • Ouray County
      • This Dallas is located in Ouray County and lies 1,308 miles [2,105 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Dallas that is located in Paulding County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ouray County community of Dallas.
    • Florida
      • Marion County
      • This Dallas is located in Marion County and lies 379 miles [609.9 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Dallas that is located in Paulding County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marion County community of Dallas.
    • Indiana
      • Clark 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 Indiana community of Dallas [Clark County].
    • Iowa
      • Marion 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 Iowa community of Dallas [Marion County].
    • Kansas
      • Norton 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 Dallas [Norton County].
    • Kentucky
      • Pulaski 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 Kentucky community of Dallas [Pulaski County].
    • Louisiana
      • Madison Parish
      • 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 Louisiana community of Dallas [Madison Parish].
    • Maine
      • Franklin County
      • This Dallas is located in Franklin County and lies 1,076 miles [1,731.7 km]<1> to the northeast of the Dallas that is located in Paulding County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Franklin County community of Dallas.
    • Manitoba
      • This Dallas lies 1,361 miles [2,190.3 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Dallas that is located in Paulding County.
    • Michigan
      • Clinton 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 Michigan community of Dallas [Clinton County].
    • Mississippi
      • Lafayette 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 Mississippi community of Dallas [Lafayette County].
    • Missouri
      • Bollinger County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Bollinger County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bollinger County community of Dallas.
      • Jackson County
      • This Dallas is located in Jackson County and lies 642 miles [1,033.2 km]<1> to the northwest of the Dallas that is located in Paulding County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson County community of Dallas.
    • North Carolina
      • Gaston County
      • This Dallas is located in Gaston County and lies 228 miles [366.9 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Dallas that is located in Paulding County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gaston County community of Dallas.
    • Ohio
      • Champaign County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Champaign County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Champaign County community of Dallas.
      • Highland 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 Ohio community of Dallas [Highland County].
    • Oregon
      • Polk County
      • This Dallas is located in Polk County and lies 2,164 miles [3,482.6 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Dallas that is located in Paulding County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Polk County community of Dallas.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Allegheny 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 Pennsylvania community of Dallas [Allegheny County].
      • Luzerne County
      • This Dallas is located in Luzerne County and lies 704 miles [1,133 km]<1> to the northeast of the Dallas that is located in Paulding County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Luzerne County community of Dallas.
    • South Carolina
      • Spartanburg 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 Dallas [Spartanburg County].
    • South Dakota
      • Gregory County
      • This Dallas is located in Gregory County and lies 1,017 miles [1,636.7 km]<1> to the northwest of the Dallas that is located in Paulding County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gregory County community of Dallas.
    • Tennessee
      • Hamilton County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Dallas [Hamilton County].
    • Texas
      • Dallas County
      • This Dallas is located in Dallas County and lies 694 miles [1,116.9 km]<1> to the west of the Dallas that is located in Paulding County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dallas County community of Dallas.
    • West Virginia
      • Marshall County
      • This Dallas is located in Marshall County and lies 483 miles [777.3 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Dallas that is located in Paulding County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marshall County community of Dallas.
    • Wisconsin
      • Barron County
      • This Dallas is located in Barron County and lies 865 miles [1,392.1 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Dallas that is located in Paulding County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Barron County community of Dallas.
    • Wyoming
      • Fremont 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 Wyoming community of Dallas [Fremont County].
  • Communities Beyond North America ...
    • Australia
      • Distance: 9,662 miles [15,549.5 km]<1> to the west southwest
    • Scotland
      • Distance: 3,968 miles [6,385.9 km]<1> to the northeast

Curious and Interesting Names Near Dallas ...

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.

  • Acorn Tree
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Acorn Tree have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Acorn Tree
    • Acorn Tree is located in Paulding County
  • Cross Creek
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cross Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cross Creek
    • Cross Creek is located in Paulding County
  • Echo Ridge
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Echo Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Echo Ridge
    • Echo Ridge is located in Paulding County
  • Emerald Forest
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emerald Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emerald Forest
    • Emerald Forest is located in Paulding County
  • Forest Echo
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Echo have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Echo
    • Forest Echo is located in Paulding County
  • Greenacres
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenacres have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenacres
    • Greenacres is located in Paulding County
  • Hart Circle
    (Less than 2 miles to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hart Circle have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hart Circle
    • Hart Circle is located in Paulding County
  • Hickory Gap
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Gap have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Gap
    • Hickory Gap is located in Paulding County
  • Hidden Oaks
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hidden Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hidden Oaks
    • Hidden Oaks is located in Paulding County
  • Honeysuckle Plantation
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Honeysuckle Plantation have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Honeysuckle Plantation
    • Honeysuckle Plantation is located in Paulding County
  • Indian Springs
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Springs
    • Indian Springs is located in Paulding County
  • Little Creek Farms
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Creek Farms have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Creek Farms
    • Little Creek Farms is located in Paulding County
  • Continue List   (12 more) ...
    • Lost Meadows
      (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lost Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lost Meadows
      • Lost Meadows is located in Paulding County
    • Meadow Lark
      (2 miles [3.2 km] to the south)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Lark have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Lark
      • Meadow Lark is located in Paulding County
    • Mountain Trace
      (Less than 2 miles to the west)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Trace have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Trace
      • Mountain Trace is located in Paulding County
    • Musket Ridge
      (3 miles [4.8 km] to the east)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Musket Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Musket Ridge
      • Musket Ridge is located in Paulding County
    • Pumpkin
      (3 miles [4.8 km] to the west)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pumpkin have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pumpkin
      • Pumpkin is located in Paulding County
    • Quail Run
      (3 miles [4.8 km] to the south)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quail Run have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quail Run
      • Quail Run is located in Paulding County
    • Rock Springs
      (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Springs
      • Rock Springs is located in Paulding County
    • Spanish Trails
      (3 miles [4.8 km] to the east)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spanish Trails have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spanish Trails
      • Spanish Trails is located in Paulding County
    • Sunset Hills
      (2 miles [3.2 km] to the east)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset Hills
      • Sunset Hills is located in Paulding County
    • Twelve Oaks
      (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twelve Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twelve Oaks
      • Twelve Oaks is located in Paulding County
    • Windmill Creek
      (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windmill Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windmill Creek
      • Windmill Creek is located in Paulding County
    • Wood Valley
      (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wood Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wood Valley
      • Wood Valley is located in Paulding County

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

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

  • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the east southeast (ESE). If you could walk a straight line from Dallas 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 552 miles [888.4 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 6,450 miles [10,380.3 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 5,032 miles [8,098.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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

The official website for Paulding County: www.paulding.gov/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Dallas) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dallas. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9245, Longitude: -84.8413    
<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 Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek 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 Dallas 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 Dallas, 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<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 Dallas 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 312.528 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.019 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.423 degrees.









 

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