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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 Mogul, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Mogul 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 Mogul:
    • 32.849861, -83.564900
    • 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 Mogul
  • 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 Mogul ...

We have found one communities that share the name Mogul.

Within Georgia, the name Mogul is unique.

Beyond Georgia, there is another community also named Mogul in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Nevada
      • Washoe County
      • This Mogul is located in Washoe County and lies 2,063 miles [3,320.1 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Mogul that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mogul
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washoe County community of Mogul.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Mogul ...

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.

  • Bridgeman [Bibb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeman
    • Bridgeman [Bibb County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Mogul
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeman
  • Cross Keys [Bibb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cross Keys
    • Cross Keys [Bibb County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Mogul
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cross Keys have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross Keys
  • Crystal Springs [Bibb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crystal Springs
    • Crystal Springs [Bibb County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Mogul
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crystal Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal Springs
  • Groveland [Bibb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Groveland
    • Groveland [Bibb County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Mogul
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Groveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Groveland
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Kings Park [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Park
      • Kings Park [Bibb County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Mogul
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kings Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Park
    • Kings View [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings View
      • Kings View [Jones County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Mogul
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kings View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings View
    • Lake Arrowhead [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Arrowhead
      • Lake Arrowhead [Bibb County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Mogul
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Arrowhead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Arrowhead
    • Tanglewood [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tanglewood
      • Tanglewood [Bibb County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Mogul
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tanglewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tanglewood
    • Whispering Pines [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whispering Pines
      • Whispering Pines [Bibb County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Mogul
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whispering Pines have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whispering Pines

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 Mogul. 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.

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    • Duane Allman     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Nashville (Tennessee) on Wednesday November 20, 1946 and died in Macon (Georgia) on Friday October 29, 1971 at the age of 24. He is buried at Rose Hill Cemetery (Bibb County, Georgia).
      • Macon is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west of Mogul.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Duane Allman<3>
    • Manley Lanier 'Sonny' Carter     (Astronaut)
      • Astronaut. He was born in Macon (Georgia) on Friday August 15, 1947 and died in Brunswick (Georgia) on Friday April 5, 1991 at the age of 43.
      • Macon is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west of Mogul.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Manley Lanier 'Sonny' Carter<3>
    • William Walker 'Ready' Cash     (Negro League Baseball)
    • Charles Coburn     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Macon (Georgia) on Tueday June 19, 1877 and died in New York (New York) on Wednesday August 30, 1961 at the age of 84. He is buried at Bonaventure Cemetery (Chatham County, Georgia).
      • Macon is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west of Mogul.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles Coburn<3>
    • Anna Ruby Gordy Gaye     (Songwriter, composer)
    • James 'Sweetie' Jones     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Macon (Georgia) on Wednesday August 6, 1941 and died in Macon (Georgia) on Wednesday July 21, 2004 at the age of 62. He is buried at Macon Memorial Park (Bibb County, Georgia).
      • Macon is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west of Mogul.
      • Macon is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west of Mogul.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James 'Sweetie' Jones<3>
    • Harold Lucas McLinton     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Fort Valley (Georgia) on Tueday July 1, 1947 and died in Washington, DC on Friday October 31, 1980 at the age of 33. He is buried at Lincoln Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Fort Valley is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southwest of Mogul.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harold Lucas McLinton<3>
    • George Reed     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Macon (Georgia) on Tueday November 27, 1866 and died in Woodland Hills (California) on Thursday November 6, 1952 at the age of 86. He is buried at Angelus Rosedale Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Macon is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west of Mogul.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Reed<3>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Macon, which is the Seat of Bibb County and lies just to the West.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 78 miles [125.5 km]<1> to the northwest (NW). If you could drive a straight line from Mogul to Atlanta, with an average speed<4>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 554 miles [891.6 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<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,445 miles [10,372.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,141 miles [11,492.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,022 miles [8,082.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Bibb County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bibb County: www.co.bibb.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 '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- Mogul) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mogul. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8499, Longitude: -83.5649       In this case, the coordinates for Mogul 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>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.
<4>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.
<5>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 Mogul to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 311.736 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.955 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.187 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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