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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 Walden, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Walden 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 Walden:
    • 32.708198, -83.665461
    • 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 Walden
  • 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 Walden ...

We have found 23 communities that share the name Walden.

Within Georgia, the name Walden is unique.

Beyond Georgia, we know of another 23 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 23 communities, 21 are located in the United States and two are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Carroll County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Walden [Carroll County].
    • Colorado
      • Jackson County
      • This Walden is located in Jackson County and lies 1,363 miles [2,193.5 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Walden that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson County community of Walden.
    • Illinois
      • Cook 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 Illinois community of Walden [Cook County].
    • Indiana
      • Allen 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 Indiana community of Walden [Allen County].
    • Iowa
      • Cedar 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 Iowa community of Walden [Cedar County].
    • Kentucky
      • Whitley County
      • This Walden is located in Whitley County and lies 287 miles [461.9 km]<2> to the north of the Walden that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Whitley County community of Walden.
    • Louisiana
      • East Baton Rouge Parish
      • This Walden is located in East Baton Rouge Parish and lies 466 miles [750 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Walden that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the East Baton Rouge Parish community of Walden.
    • Maryland
      • Anne Arundel County
      • This Walden is located in Anne Arundel County and lies 585 miles [941.5 km]<2> to the northeast of the Walden that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Anne Arundel County community of Walden.
    • Mississippi
      • Monroe County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Mississippi community of Walden [Monroe County].
    • New York
      • Erie County
      • This Walden is located in Erie County and lies 752 miles [1,210.2 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Walden that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Erie County community of Walden.
      • Orange County
      • This Walden is located in Orange County and lies 802 miles [1,290.7 km] to the northeast of the Walden that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Orange County community of Walden.
    • North Carolina
      • Johnston County
      • This Walden is located in Johnston County and lies 360 miles [579.4 km]<2> to the northeast of the Walden that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Johnston County community of Walden.
    • North Dakota
      • Cass County
      • This Walden is located in Cass County and lies 1,240 miles [1,995.6 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Walden that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cass County community of Walden.
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Walden lies 1,312 miles [2,111.5 km]<2> to the northeast of the Walden that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walden
    • Ontario
      • This Walden lies 950 miles [1,528.9 km]<2> to the north of the Walden that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walden
    • Oregon
      • Lane County
      • This Walden is located in Lane County and lies 2,241 miles [3,606.5 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Walden that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lane County community of Walden.
    • South Carolina
      • Abbeville 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 South Carolina community of Walden [Abbeville County].
      • Lexington County
      • This Walden is located in Lexington County and lies 170 miles [273.6 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Walden that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lexington County community of Walden.
    • Tennessee
      • Hamilton County
      • This Walden is located in Hamilton County and lies 193 miles [310.6 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Walden that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hamilton County community of Walden.
    • Texas
      • Jefferson County
      • This Walden is located in Jefferson County and lies 644 miles [1,036.4 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Walden that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Walden.
      • Montgomery County
      • Although located in Montgomery County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of Walden.
    • Vermont
      • Caledonia County
      • This Walden is located in Caledonia County and lies 1,017 miles [1,636.7 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Walden that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Caledonia County community of Walden.
    • Virginia
      • Newport News City
      • This Walden is located in Newport News City and lies 505 miles [812.7 km]<2> to the northeast of the Walden that is located in Bibb County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Newport News City community of Walden.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Walden ...

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.

  • Centerville [Houston County]
  • Coal Neck Settlement [Bibb County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coal Neck Settlement
    • Coal Neck Settlement [Bibb County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest of Walden
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coal Neck Settlement have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Danes Meadow [Houston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danes Meadow
    • Danes Meadow [Houston County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Walden
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danes Meadow have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danes Meadow
  • Echo Glen [Houston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Echo Glen
    • Echo Glen [Houston County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south of Walden
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Echo Glen have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Echo Glen
  • Continue List   (11 more) ...
    • Fairystone [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairystone
      • Fairystone [Bibb County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west of Walden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairystone have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairystone
    • Groveland Park [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Groveland Park
      • Groveland Park [Bibb County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north of Walden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Groveland Park have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Groveland Park
    • Hidden Forest [Peach County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hidden Forest
      • Hidden Forest [Peach County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Walden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hidden Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hidden Forest
    • Honey Ridge Plantation [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Honey Ridge Plantation
      • Honey Ridge Plantation [Houston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southeast of Walden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Honey Ridge Plantation have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Honey Ridge Plantation
    • Hunters Ridge [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunters Ridge
      • Hunters Ridge [Houston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south of Walden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunters Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunters Ridge
    • Liberty View [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty View
      • Liberty View [Bibb County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northwest of Walden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty View have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty View
    • Meadows [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadows
      • Meadows [Bibb County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest of Walden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadows
    • Rutland [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rutland
      • Rutland [Bibb County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Walden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 842 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rutland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutland
    • Silver Pines [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Pines
      • Silver Pines [Bibb County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north of Walden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Pines have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Pines
    • Terra Cotta [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terra Cotta
      • Terra Cotta [Bibb County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north of Walden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terra Cotta have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terra Cotta
    • Three Oaks [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Oaks
      • Three Oaks [Bibb County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the west of Walden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Oaks

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 Walden. 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north of Walden.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Duane Allman<6>
    • 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north of Walden.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Manley Lanier 'Sonny' Carter<6>
    • 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north of Walden.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles Coburn<6>
    • 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north of Walden.
      • Macon is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north of Walden.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James 'Sweetie' Jones<6>
    • 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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest of Walden.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harold Lucas McLinton<6>
    • 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north of Walden.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Reed<6>

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

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

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    • Macon, which is the Seat of Bibb County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north. If you could walk a straight line from Walden to Macon, with an average speed<7> 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 83 miles [133.6 km] to the north northwest (NNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 565 miles [909.3 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 22 days and walking would take 33 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,456 miles [10,389.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,152 miles [11,510 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,033 miles [8,099.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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 Walden. 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>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 Walden, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Walden) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7082, Longitude: -83.6655       In this case, the coordinates for Walden have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock 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 Walden 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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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.
<7>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.
<8>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 Walden to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 311.788 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.995 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.259 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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