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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 Experiment, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Experiment 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 Experiment:
    • 33.278699, -84.272497
    • 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 Experiment
  • 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 Experiment ...

We have found three communities that share the name Experiment.

Within Georgia, the name Experiment is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Columbia County
      • This Experiment is located in Columbia County and lies 530 miles [853 km]<1> to the west of the Experiment that is located in Spalding County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Experiment
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Columbia County community of Experiment.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Allegheny County
      • This Experiment is located in Allegheny County and lies 540 miles [869 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Experiment that is located in Spalding County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Experiment
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Allegheny County community of Experiment.
    • Virginia
      • Amherst 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 Virginia community of Experiment [Amherst County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Experiment ...

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 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Experiment
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birdie have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birdie
  • Crystal Springs [Henry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crystal Springs
    • Crystal Springs [Henry County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Experiment
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crystal Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal Springs
  • Greenwood [Henry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
    • Greenwood [Henry County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Experiment
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> 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 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Experiment
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,665 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Griffin<4>
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    • Gypsy Woods [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gypsy Woods
      • Gypsy Woods [Fayette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Experiment
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gypsy Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gypsy Woods
    • Orchard Hill [Spalding County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orchard Hill
      • Orchard Hill [Spalding County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Experiment
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 237 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orchard Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orchard Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orchard Hill<4>
    • Pleasant Grove [Spalding County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Grove
      • Pleasant Grove [Spalding County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Experiment
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> 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 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Experiment
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rover have been provided by the GNIS.<3> 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 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Experiment
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 139 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunny Side have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunny Side
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sunny Side<4>
    • Woodlawn [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodlawn
      • Woodlawn [Henry County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Experiment
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodlawn have been provided by the GNIS.<3> 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 Experiment. 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 ...
    • 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 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north of Experiment.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James 'Kokomo' Arnold<5>
    • 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 17 miles [27.4 km] to the north of Experiment.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jesse Fuller<5>
    • William C. Hartman     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Thomaston (Georgia) on Wednesday March 17, 1915 and died in Athens (Georgia) on Thursday March 16, 2006 at the age of 91. He is buried at Oconee Hill Cemetery (Clarke County, Georgia).
      • Thomaston is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Experiment.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William C. Hartman<5>
    • Greg McCrary, Sr.     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Griffin (Georgia) on Monday March 24, 1952 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Tueday April 9, 2013 at the age of 61. He is buried at Hillandale Memorial Gardens (DeKalb County, Georgia).
      • Griffin is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south of Experiment.
      • Atlanta is located 33 miles [53.1 km] to the north of Experiment.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Greg McCrary, Sr.<5>
    • Nick Rogers     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in East Point (Georgia) on Thursday May 31, 1979 and died in College Park (Georgia) on Monday May 3, 2010 at the age of 31. He is buried at Westview Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • East Point is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the north of Experiment.
      • College Park is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the north of Experiment.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Nick Rogers<5>

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Experiment 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 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the north (N). If you could walk a straight line from Experiment to Atlanta, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two 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 559 miles [899.6 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<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,456 miles [10,389.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,156 miles [11,516.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,035 miles [8,103 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Spalding County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Experiment. 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Experiment) 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 Experiment. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ExperimentOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Experiment. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2787, Longitude: -84.2725    
<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 Experiment 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 Experiment 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 312.165 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.51 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.354 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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