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Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Pantertown.
This page contains seven sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).
When in Pantertown, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Pantertown and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Pantertown
Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help amateurs find their way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website lists the visible planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their track 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 the location for Pantertown. Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude for your actual position.
The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Pantertown.
We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.
The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Fannin County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
Since Pantertown is near Polk County and also Cherokee County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:
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:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Pantertown ...
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.
Belltown [Polk County] lies Less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Pantertown
Link to Google Map centered on Belltown
Burger Town [Cherokee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Pantertown
Link to Google Map centered on Burger Town
Copperhill [Polk County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Pantertown
Link to Google Map centered on Copperhill
Ducktown [Polk County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Pantertown
Link to Google Map centered on Ducktown
Hothouse lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Pantertown
Link to Google Map centered on Hothouse
Jonestown lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Pantertown
Link to Google Map centered on Jonestown
Kingtown lies Less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Pantertown
Link to Google Map centered on Kingtown
Pierceville lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Pantertown
Link to Google Map centered on Pierceville
Wolf Creek [Cherokee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Pantertown
Link to Google Map centered on Wolf Creek
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 Pantertown. 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.
Major League Baseball. He was born in Liberty (North Carolina) on Friday October 6, 1922 and died in Broken Arrow (Oklahoma) on Tueday February 15, 2011 at the age of 88. He is buried at Bixby Cemetery (Tulsa County, Oklahoma).
Musician. He was born in Tellico Plains (Tennessee) on Tueday September 27, 1927 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Saturday September 30, 2006 at the age of 79.
How Far From Pantertown 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 Pantertown to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Pantertown and extending to:
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pantertown. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 19 Feb 2020