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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 Summerville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Summerville 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 Summerville:
    • 34.480628, -85.347867
    • 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 Summerville
  • 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 Summerville ...

We have found 32 communities that share the name Summerville.

There are two communities within Georgia that are also named Summerville.

Beyond Georgia, we know of another 30 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 30 communities, 27 are located in the United States and eight are in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Georgia ...
    • Gwinnett County
      • This Summerville is located in Gwinnett County and lies 83 miles [133.6 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Summerville that is located in Chattooga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gwinnett County community of Summerville.
    • Richmond County
      • This Summerville is located in Richmond County and lies 202 miles [325.1 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Summerville that is located in Chattooga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Richmond County community of Summerville.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Mobile County
      • This Summerville is located in Mobile County and lies 302 miles [486 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Summerville that is located in Chattooga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mobile County community of Summerville.
    • Arkansas
      • Calhoun County
      • This Summerville is located in Calhoun County and lies 406 miles [653.4 km]<1> to the west of the Summerville that is located in Chattooga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Calhoun County community of Summerville.
    • California
      • Siskiyou County
      • This Summerville is located in Siskiyou County and lies 2,091 miles [3,365.1 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Summerville that is located in Chattooga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Siskiyou County community of Summerville.
      • Tehama 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 California community of Summerville [Tehama County].
    • Colorado
      • Boulder County
      • This Summerville is located in Boulder County and lies 1,163 miles [1,871.7 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Summerville that is located in Chattooga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Boulder County community of Summerville.
    • Florida
      • Duval 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 Florida community of Summerville [Duval County].
    • Illinois
      • Macoupin County
      • This Summerville is located in Macoupin County and lies 418 miles [672.7 km]<1> to the northwest of the Summerville that is located in Chattooga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Macoupin County community of Summerville.
    • Kansas
      • Leavenworth 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 Kansas community of Summerville [Leavenworth County].
    • Louisiana
      • Catahoula Parish
      • 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 Louisiana community of Summerville [Catahoula Parish].
      • La Salle Parish
      • This Summerville is located in La Salle Parish and lies 436 miles [701.7 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Summerville that is located in Chattooga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the La Salle Parish community of Summerville.
    • Maryland
      • Calvert 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 Maryland community of Summerville [Calvert County].
    • Michigan
      • Cass 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 Michigan community of Summerville [Cass County].
      • Montcalm County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Summerville [Montcalm County].
    • Mississippi
      • Noxubee 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 Mississippi community of Summerville [Noxubee County].
    • Missouri
      • Boone 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 Summerville [Boone County].
    • New Brunswick
      • This Summerville lies 1,260 miles [2,027.8 km]<1> to the northeast of the Summerville that is located in Chattooga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
    • New York
      • Monroe County
      • This Summerville is located in Monroe County and lies 734 miles [1,181.3 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Summerville that is located in Chattooga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monroe County community of Summerville.
    • Newfoundland and Labrador
      • This Summerville lies 1,887 miles [3,036.8 km]<1> to the northeast of the Summerville that is located in Chattooga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
    • North Carolina
      • Harnett 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 North Carolina community of Summerville [Harnett County].
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Summerville lies 1,335 miles [2,148.5 km]<1> to the northeast of the Summerville that is located in Chattooga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
    • Ontario
      • 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 Ontario community of Summerville.
    • Oregon
      • Union County
      • This Summerville is located in Union County and lies 1,870 miles [3,009.5 km]<1> to the northwest of the Summerville that is located in Chattooga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Union County community of Summerville.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Jefferson County
      • This Summerville is located in Jefferson County and lies 567 miles [912.5 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Summerville that is located in Chattooga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Summerville.
      • Susquehanna 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 Pennsylvania community of Summerville [Susquehanna County].
    • Prince Edward Island
      • This Summerville lies 1,429 miles [2,299.8 km]<1> to the northeast of the Summerville that is located in Chattooga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
    • South Carolina
      • Dorchester County
      • This Summerville is located in Dorchester County and lies 313 miles [503.7 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Summerville that is located in Chattooga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dorchester County community of Summerville.
      • Richland County
      • This Summerville is located in Richland County and lies 230 miles [370.1 km] to the east of the Summerville that is located in Chattooga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Richland County community of Summerville.
    • South Dakota
      • Perkins County
      • This Summerville is located in Perkins County and lies 1,177 miles [1,894.2 km]<1> to the northwest of the Summerville that is located in Chattooga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Perkins County community of Summerville.
    • Texas
      • Gonzales County
      • This Summerville is located in Gonzales County and lies 789 miles [1,269.8 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Summerville that is located in Chattooga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gonzales County community of Summerville.
    • Vermont
      • Caledonia County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Caledonia County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Caledonia County community of Summerville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Summerville ...

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.

  • Broomtown [Chattooga County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Broomtown
    • Broomtown [Chattooga County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Summerville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Broomtown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Duck Creek [Chattooga County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duck Creek
    • Duck Creek [Chattooga County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Summerville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duck Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Farmersville [Chattooga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmersville
    • Farmersville [Chattooga County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Summerville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmersville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmersville
  • Gore [Chattooga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gore
    • Gore [Chattooga County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Summerville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gore have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gore
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Harrisburg [Walker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg
      • Harrisburg [Walker County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Summerville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
    • Mineral Springs [Chattooga County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineral Springs
      • Mineral Springs [Chattooga County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Summerville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineral Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Neal Crossing [Chattooga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Neal Crossing
      • Neal Crossing [Chattooga County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Summerville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Neal Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neal Crossing
    • Silver Hill [Chattooga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Hill
      • Silver Hill [Chattooga County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Summerville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Hill
    • Storys [Chattooga County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Storys
      • Storys [Chattooga County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Summerville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Storys have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Tidings [Chattooga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tidings
      • Tidings [Chattooga County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Summerville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tidings have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tidings
    • Welcome Hill [Chattooga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Welcome Hill
      • Welcome Hill [Chattooga County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Summerville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Welcome Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Welcome Hill

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 Summerville. 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)
    • Charley Arthur 'Pretty Boy' Floyd     (Crime figure)
    • 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 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest of Summerville.
      • Rocky Face is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the northeast of Summerville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marshall Lon Freeman<5>
    • 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 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northwest of Summerville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charlie Louvin<5>
    • 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 34 miles [54.7 km] to the southeast of Summerville.
      • Rome is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southeast of Summerville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Willard Lee Nixon<5>
    • 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 21 miles [33.8 km] to the west of Summerville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Philip Ober<5>
    • Katherine Stinson     (Aviation pioneer)

How Far From Summerville to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a city such as Summerville to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Atlanta, which is the State Capital of Georgia, lies 74 miles [119.1 km]<1> to the southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Summerville to Atlanta, with an average speed<6>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 551 miles [886.7 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<7> 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).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,154 miles [11,513.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,030 miles [8,095 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Georgia

About Chattooga County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Summerville. 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Summerville) 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 Summerville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SummervilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Summerville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4806, Longitude: -85.3479    
<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 Summerville, 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 Summerville 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 Summerville 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 312.854 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.472 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.494 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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