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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 Menlo, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Menlo 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 Menlo:
    • 34.483526, -85.477596
    • 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 Menlo
  • 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 Menlo ...

We have found three communities that share the name Menlo.

Within Georgia, the name Menlo is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Iowa
      • Guthrie County
      • This Menlo is located in Guthrie County and lies 686 miles [1,104 km]<1> to the northwest of the Menlo that is located in Chattooga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menlo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Guthrie County community of Menlo.
    • Kansas
      • Thomas County
      • This Menlo is located in Thomas County and lies 904 miles [1,454.8 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Menlo that is located in Chattooga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menlo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Thomas County community of Menlo.
    • Washington
      • Pacific County
      • This Menlo is located in Pacific County and lies 2,145 miles [3,452 km]<1> to the northwest of the Menlo that is located in Chattooga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menlo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pacific County community of Menlo.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Menlo ...

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.

  • Alpine [Chattooga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpine
    • Alpine [Chattooga County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Menlo
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alpine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
  • Broomtown [Chattooga County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Broomtown
    • Broomtown [Chattooga County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Menlo
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Broomtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Cloudland [Chattooga County]
  • Five Points [Cherokee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Five Points
    • Five Points [Cherokee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Menlo
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Five Points have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Five Points
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    • Grover [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grover
      • Grover [Cherokee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Menlo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grover
    • Mineral Springs [Chattooga County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineral Springs
      • Mineral Springs [Chattooga County] was located less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Menlo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineral Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Neal Crossing [Chattooga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Neal Crossing
      • Neal Crossing [Chattooga County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Menlo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Neal Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neal Crossing
    • Starkville [Cherokee County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Starkville
      • Starkville [Cherokee County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Menlo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Starkville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Summerville [Chattooga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerville
      • Summerville [Chattooga County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Menlo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,238 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerville<3>

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 Menlo. 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 ...
    • Eugene Booth, Jr.     (Physicist)
    • Eugene Booth, Jr.     (Physicist)
    • Marshall Lon Freeman     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Berryton (GA) on February 6, 1921 (a Sunday) and died in Rocky Face (GA) on July 30, 2003 (a Wednesday) at the age of 82. He is buried at Whitfield Memorial Gardens (Whitfield County, Georgia).
      • Berryton is located 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast of Menlo.
      • Rocky Face is located 33 miles [53.1 km] to the northeast of Menlo.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marshall Lon Freeman<4>
    • Charlie Louvin     (Singer, songwriter)
      • Born: Charles Elzer Loudermilk
      • Singer, songwriter. He was born in Henagar (AL) on July 7, 1927 (a Thursday) and died in Wartrace (TN) on January 26, 2011 (a Wednesday) at the age of 83. He is buried at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens (Davidson County, Tennessee).
      • Henagar is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest of Menlo.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charlie Louvin<4>
    • Ira Lonnie Louvin     (Singer, songwriter)
    • Willard Lee Nixon     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Taylorsville (GA) on June 17, 1928 (a Sunday) and died in Rome (GA) on December 14, 2000 (a Thursday) at the age of 72. He is buried at East View Cemetery (Floyd County, Georgia).
      • Taylorsville is located 39 miles [62.8 km] to the southeast of Menlo.
      • Rome is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Menlo.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Willard Lee Nixon<4>
    • Philip Ober     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Fort Payne (AL) on March 23, 1902 (a Sunday) and died in Mexico City (Mexico) on September 13, 1982 (a Monday) at the age of 80. The body was cremated.
      • Fort Payne is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the west of Menlo.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Philip Ober<4>
    • Katherine Stinson     (Aviation pioneer)

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Summerville, which is the Seat of Chattooga County and lies just to the East.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 80 miles [128.7 km]<1> to the southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Menlo to Atlanta, with an average speed<5>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 5 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 557 miles [896.4 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving 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 7,159 miles [11,521.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,036 miles [8,104.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Chattooga County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Menlo. 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Menlo) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Menlo. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MenloOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Menlo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4835, Longitude: -85.4776       In this case, the coordinates for Menlo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<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 Menlo 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 312.932 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.562 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.545 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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