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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 Stockbridge, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Stockbridge 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 Stockbridge:
    • 33.549320, -84.259062
    • 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 Stockbridge
  • 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 Stockbridge ...

We have found seven communities that share the name Stockbridge.

Within Georgia, the name Stockbridge is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Massachusetts
      • Berkshire County
      • This Stockbridge is located in Berkshire County and lies 846 miles [1,361.5 km]<1> to the northeast of the Stockbridge that is located in Henry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockbridge
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Berkshire County community of Stockbridge.
    • Michigan
      • Ingham County
      • This Stockbridge is located in Ingham County and lies 614 miles [988.1 km]<1> to the north of the Stockbridge that is located in Henry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockbridge
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ingham County community of Stockbridge.
    • Missouri
      • Buchanan County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Missouri community of Stockbridge [Buchanan County].
    • New York
      • Madison County
      • This Stockbridge is located in Madison County and lies 802 miles [1,290.7 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Stockbridge that is located in Henry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockbridge
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Stockbridge.
    • Vermont
      • Windsor County
      • This Stockbridge is located in Windsor County and lies 938 miles [1,509.6 km]<1> to the northeast of the Stockbridge that is located in Henry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockbridge
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Windsor County community of Stockbridge.
    • Wisconsin
      • Calumet County
      • This Stockbridge is located in Calumet County and lies 758 miles [1,219.9 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Stockbridge that is located in Henry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockbridge
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Calumet County community of Stockbridge.
      • Shawano County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Wisconsin community of Stockbridge [Shawano County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Stockbridge ...

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.

  • Chimney Ridge [Henry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chimney Ridge
    • Chimney Ridge [Henry County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Stockbridge
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chimney Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chimney Ridge
  • Cotton Indian Creek [Henry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cotton Indian Creek
    • Cotton Indian Creek [Henry County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Stockbridge
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cotton Indian Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cotton Indian Creek
  • Creek Hollow [Clayton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creek Hollow
    • Creek Hollow [Clayton County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Stockbridge
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creek Hollow have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creek Hollow
  • Dove Rest [Henry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dove Rest
    • Dove Rest [Henry County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Stockbridge
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dove Rest have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dove Rest
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    • Flakes Crossing [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flakes Crossing
      • Flakes Crossing [Henry County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Stockbridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flakes Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flakes Crossing
    • Foxfield [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foxfield
      • Foxfield [Clayton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Stockbridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foxfield have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foxfield
    • Green Meadows [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Meadows
      • Green Meadows [Clayton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Stockbridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Meadows
    • Hidden Hollow [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hidden Hollow
      • Hidden Hollow [Clayton County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Stockbridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hidden Hollow have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hidden Hollow
    • Homestead [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homestead
      • Homestead [Clayton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Stockbridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homestead have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homestead
    • Katherine Valley [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Katherine Valley
      • Katherine Valley [Clayton County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Stockbridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Katherine Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Katherine Valley
    • Maple Grove [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maple Grove
      • Maple Grove [Clayton County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Stockbridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maple Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple Grove
    • Mayday [Henry County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayday
      • Mayday [Henry County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Stockbridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayday have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Orchard Hills [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orchard Hills
      • Orchard Hills [Clayton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Stockbridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orchard Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orchard Hills
    • Red Oak [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Oak
      • Red Oak [Henry County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Stockbridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Oak
    • Springwood Valley [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springwood Valley
      • Springwood Valley [Henry County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Stockbridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springwood Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springwood Valley
    • Stokes Crossing [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stokes Crossing
      • Stokes Crossing [Henry County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Stockbridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stokes Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stokes Crossing
    • Sun Valley [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sun Valley
      • Sun Valley [Clayton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Stockbridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun Valley
    • Sunset Hills [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset Hills
      • Sunset Hills [Clayton County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Stockbridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Hills
    • Tiffany Hills [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tiffany Hills
      • Tiffany Hills [Clayton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Stockbridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tiffany Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tiffany Hills

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 Stockbridge. 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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    • Hank Aaron     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Mobile (Alabama) on Monday February 5, 1934 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Friday January 22, 2021 at the age of 86. He is buried at South View Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Atlanta is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Stockbridge.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hank Aaron<5>
    • Gypsy Abbott     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Atlanta (Georgia) on Friday January 31, 1896 and died in Hollywood (California) on Friday July 25, 1952 at the age of 56.
      • Atlanta is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Stockbridge.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gypsy Abbott<5>
    • Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, Sr.     (Social reformer)
      • Social reformer. He was born in Linden (Alabama) on Thursday March 11, 1926 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Tueday April 17, 1990 at the age of 64. He is buried at Lincoln Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Atlanta is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Stockbridge.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, Sr.<5>
    • 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south of Stockbridge.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James 'Kokomo' Arnold<5>
    • Rev. Joseph Everhart Boone     (Activist)
      • Activist. He was born in Cedartown (Georgia) on Tueday September 19, 1922 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Saturday July 15, 2006 at the age of 83. He is buried at Lincoln Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Atlanta is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Stockbridge.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rev. Joseph Everhart Boone<5>
    • Georgia M. Burke     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Atlanta (Georgia) on Wednesday February 27, 1878 and died in New York (New York) on Thursday November 28, 1985 at the age of 107. She is buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Atlanta is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Stockbridge.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Georgia M. Burke<5>
    • Lew Bush     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Atlanta (Georgia) on Tueday December 2, 1969 and died in Tucson (Arizona) on Thursday December 8, 2011 at the age of 42. He is buried at El Camino Memorial Park (San Diego County, California).
      • Atlanta is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Stockbridge.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lew Bush<5>
    • Dee Clark     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Blytheville (Arkansas) on Monday November 7, 1938 and died in Smyrna (Georgia) on Friday December 7, 1990 at the age of 52. He is buried at Oakridge - Glen Oak Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Smyrna is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northwest of Stockbridge.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dee Clark<5>
    • Tracy Lamar Coley     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Atlanta (Georgia) on Monday March 9, 1964 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Saturday November 9, 2002 at the age of 38. He is buried at Lincoln Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Atlanta is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Stockbridge.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tracy Lamar Coley<5>
    • Vernon 'The Viper' Forrest     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in Augusta (Georgia) on Tueday January 12, 1971 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Saturday July 25, 2009 at the age of 38. He is buried at Westview Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Atlanta is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Stockbridge.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Vernon 'The Viper' Forrest<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 5 miles [8 km] to the west of Stockbridge.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jesse Fuller<5>
    • Art Gillham     (Musician, songwriter)
      • Musician, songwriter. He was born in Saint Louis (Missouri) on Tueday January 1, 1895 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Tueday June 6, 1961 at the age of 66.
      • Atlanta is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Stockbridge.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Art Gillham<5>
    • Joel Chandler Harris     (Author, journalist)
      • Author, journalist. He was born in Eatonton (Georgia) on Saturday December 9, 1848 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Friday July 3, 1908 at the age of 59. He is buried at Westview Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Atlanta is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Stockbridge.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joel Chandler Harris<5>

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

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

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    • McDonough, which is the Seat of Henry County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Stockbridge to McDonough, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW). The buggy would take five to six hours and walking would take most of a day.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 545 miles [877.1 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 31 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,443 miles [10,369 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,144 miles [11,497.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,023 miles [8,083.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Stockbridge: www.cityofstockbridge.com/

The official website for Henry County: www.co.henry.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 'straight-line' (or 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- Stockbridge) 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 Stockbridge. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from StockbridgeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stockbridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5493, Longitude: -84.2591       In this case, the coordinates for Stockbridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 Stockbridge, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>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 Stockbridge 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.
<4>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.
<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 Stockbridge 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 312.169 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.552 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.285 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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