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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 Number Ten, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Number Ten 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 Number Ten:
    • 32.838489, -82.282069
    • 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 Number Ten
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Number Ten ...

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.

  • Birdsville [Jenkins County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birdsville
    • Birdsville [Jenkins County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Number Ten
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birdsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birdsville
  • Butts [Jenkins County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butts
    • Butts [Jenkins County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Number Ten
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butts have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butts
  • Drone [Burke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drone
    • Drone [Burke County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Number Ten
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 14,568 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drone
  • Gertrude [Burke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gertrude
    • Gertrude [Burke County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Number Ten
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gertrude have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gertrude
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    • Kite [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kite
      • Kite [Johnson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Number Ten
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 226 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kite have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kite
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kite<3>
    • Louisville [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisville
      • Louisville [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Number Ten
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,189 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisville<3>
    • Rogers [Jenkins County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rogers
      • Rogers [Jenkins County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Number Ten
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rogers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rogers
    • Summertown [Emanuel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summertown
      • Summertown [Emanuel County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Number Ten
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 156 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summertown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summertown<3>
    • Three Points [Emanuel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Points
      • Three Points [Emanuel County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Number Ten
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Points have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Points
    • Thrift [Jenkins County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thrift
      • Thrift [Jenkins County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Number Ten
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,623 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thrift have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thrift

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 Number Ten. 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 ...
    • Luther 'Snake Boy' Johnson     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Davisboro (Georgia) on Saturday August 30, 1941 and died in Boston (Massachusetts) on Thursday March 18, 1976 at the age of 34. He is buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery (Suffolk County, Massachusetts).
      • Davisboro is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northwest of Number Ten.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Luther 'Snake Boy' Johnson<4>

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers and using the location of where the historic<5> community of Number Ten once stood, the straight-line distance beginning in Number Ten and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Waynesboro, which is the Seat of Burke County and lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Number Ten to Waynesboro, with an average speed<6> 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 most of a day.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 137 miles [220.5 km] to the west northwest (WNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 8 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 510 miles [820.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 20 days and walking would take 29 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,390 miles [10,283.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,082 miles [11,397.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,965 miles [7,990.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Georgia

About Burke County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Burke County: www.burkecounty-ga.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- Number Ten) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Number Ten. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8385, Longitude: -82.2821       In this case, the coordinates for Number Ten 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>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 Number Ten, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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 Number Ten 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 311.004 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.109 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.71 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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