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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 Duluth, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Duluth 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 Duluth:
    • 34.002016, -84.143506
    • 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 Duluth
  • 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 Duluth ...

We have found five communities that share the name Duluth.

Within Georgia, the name Duluth is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Kansas
      • Pottawatomie County
      • This Duluth is located in Pottawatomie County and lies 768 miles [1,236 km]<1> to the northwest of the Duluth that is located in Gwinnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duluth
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pottawatomie County community of Duluth.
    • Kentucky
      • Madison County
      • This Duluth is located in Madison County and lies 247 miles [397.5 km]<1> to the north of the Duluth that is located in Gwinnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duluth
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Duluth.
    • Minnesota
      • Saint Louis County
      • This Duluth is located in Saint Louis County and lies 975 miles [1,569.1 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Duluth that is located in Gwinnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duluth
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Louis County community of Duluth.
    • Nebraska
      • Grant County
      • This Duluth is located in Grant County and lies 1,097 miles [1,765.5 km]<1> to the northwest of the Duluth that is located in Gwinnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duluth
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grant County community of Duluth.
    • Nevada
      • Nye County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Nevada community of Duluth [Nye County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Duluth ...

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.

  • Beaverdam [Gwinnett County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaverdam
    • Beaverdam [Gwinnett County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Duluth
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaverdam have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Carriage Gate [Gwinnett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carriage Gate
    • Carriage Gate [Gwinnett County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Duluth
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carriage Gate have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carriage Gate
  • Centurion Hills [Gwinnett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centurion Hills
    • Centurion Hills [Gwinnett County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Duluth
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centurion Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centurion Hills
  • Covered Bridge [Gwinnett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Covered Bridge
    • Covered Bridge [Gwinnett County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Duluth
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Covered Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covered Bridge
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    • Falconcrest [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falconcrest
      • Falconcrest [Gwinnett County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Duluth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falconcrest have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falconcrest
    • Friendly Village of Crooked Creek [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Friendly Village of Crooked Creek
      • Friendly Village of Crooked Creek [Gwinnett County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Duluth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendly Village of Crooked Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendly Village of Crooked Creek
    • Johns Creek [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johns Creek
      • Johns Creek [Fulton County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Duluth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,192 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johns Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johns Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johns Creek<4>
    • Jones Bridge Landing [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones Bridge Landing
      • Jones Bridge Landing [Gwinnett County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Duluth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jones Bridge Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Bridge Landing
    • Maple Ridge [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maple Ridge
      • Maple Ridge [Gwinnett County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Duluth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maple Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple Ridge
    • Meadow [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow
      • Meadow [Gwinnett County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Duluth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow
    • Peachtree Corners [Gwinnett County]
    • Pleasant Hill [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Hill
      • Pleasant Hill [Gwinnett County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Duluth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Hill
    • Rogers Ferry [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rogers Ferry
      • Rogers Ferry [Gwinnett County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Duluth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rogers Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rogers Ferry
    • Rogers Mill [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rogers Mill
      • Rogers Mill [Gwinnett County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Duluth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rogers Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rogers Mill
    • Rolling Ridge [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Ridge
      • Rolling Ridge [Gwinnett County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Duluth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolling Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Ridge
    • Shake Rag [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shake Rag
      • Shake Rag [Forsyth County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Duluth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shake Rag have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shake Rag
    • Steeplechase [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steeplechase
      • Steeplechase [Gwinnett County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Duluth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Steeplechase have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steeplechase
    • Waters Ferry [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waters Ferry
      • Waters Ferry [Gwinnett County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Duluth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waters Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waters Ferry

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 Duluth. 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 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Duluth.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hank Aaron<5>
    • 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 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Duluth.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gypsy Abbott<5>
    • 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 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Duluth.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, Sr.<5>
    • Lucius Benjamin 'Luke' Appling     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born on Tueday April 2, 1907 and died in Cumming (Georgia) on Thursday January 3, 1991 at the age of 83. He is buried at Sawnee View Gardens (Forsyth County, Georgia).
      • Cumming is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the north of Duluth.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lucius Benjamin 'Luke' Appling<5>
    • James Charles Jacob Bagby, Sr.     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Barnett (Georgia) on Saturday October 5, 1889 and died in Marietta (Georgia) on Wednesday July 28, 1954 at the age of 64. He is buried at Westview Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Marietta is located 23 miles [37 km] to the west of Duluth.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Charles Jacob Bagby, Sr.<5>
    • 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 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Duluth.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rev. Joseph Everhart Boone<5>
    • 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 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Duluth.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Georgia M. Burke<5>
    • 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 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Duluth.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lew Bush<5>
    • Ezzard Mack Charles     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in Lawrenceville (Georgia) on Thursday July 7, 1921 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Wednesday May 28, 1975 at the age of 53. He is buried at Burr Oak Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Lawrenceville is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east of Duluth.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ezzard Mack Charles<5>
    • Dee Clark     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Blytheville (Arkansas) on Monday November 7, 1938 and died in Smyrna (Georgia) on Friday December 7, 1990 at the age of 52. He is buried at Oakridge - Glen Oak Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Smyrna is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the west of Duluth.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dee Clark<5>
    • 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 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Duluth.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tracy Lamar Coley<5>
    • 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 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Duluth.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Vernon 'The Viper' Forrest<5>
    • 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 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Duluth.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Art Gillham<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Lawrenceville, which is the Seat of Gwinnett County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Duluth to Lawrenceville, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest (SW). The buggy would take most of a day and walking would take just over a day.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 519 miles [835.2 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 21 days and walking would take 30 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,417 miles [10,327.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,120 miles [11,458.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,998 miles [8,043.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Duluth: www.duluth-ga.com/

The official website for Gwinnett County: www.co.gwinnett.ga.us/

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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Duluth) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Duluth. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DuluthOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Duluth. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0020, Longitude: -84.1435    
<2>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 Duluth, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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 Duluth 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 312.12 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.559 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.129 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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