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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 Avondale Springs, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Avondale Springs 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 Avondale Springs:
    • 36.310643, -83.462401
    • 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 Avondale Springs
  • 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 Avondale Springs ...

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.

  • Beans [Grainger County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beans
    • Beans [Grainger County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Avondale Springs
    • Estimated population in 2014: 3,084 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beans
  • Boggs [Grainger County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boggs
    • Boggs [Grainger County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Avondale Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boggs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boggs
  • Evans Ferry [Claiborne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evans Ferry
    • Evans Ferry [Claiborne County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Avondale Springs
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 293 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evans Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evans Ferry
  • Hammer Store [Grainger County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hammer Store
    • Hammer Store [Grainger County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Avondale Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hammer Store have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hammer Store
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    • Hopper Bluff [Grainger County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hopper Bluff
      • Hopper Bluff [Grainger County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Avondale Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hopper Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hopper Bluff
    • Idol [Grainger County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Idol
      • Idol [Grainger County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Avondale Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Idol have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Idol
    • Mary Chapel [Grainger County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mary Chapel
      • Mary Chapel [Grainger County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Avondale Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mary Chapel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mary Chapel
    • Raven Hill [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raven Hill
      • Raven Hill [Claiborne County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Avondale Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raven Hill
    • Riverview [Grainger County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverview
      • Riverview [Grainger County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Avondale Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverview
    • Rock Haven [Grainger County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Haven
      • Rock Haven [Grainger County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Avondale Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Haven
    • Thorn Hill [Grainger County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thorn Hill
      • Thorn Hill [Grainger County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Avondale Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thorn Hill
    • Williams Springs [Grainger County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williams Springs
      • Williams Springs [Grainger County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Avondale Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williams Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williams Springs

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 Avondale Springs. 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.

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Rutledge, which is the Seat of Grainger County and lies just to the Southwest.
    • Nashville, which is the State Capital of Tennessee, lies 184 miles [296.1 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Avondale Springs to Nashville, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take a little over three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 11 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 8 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 394 miles [634.1 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of a day, a buggy would take 16 days and walking would take 23 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,282 miles [10,109.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,992 miles [11,252.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,868 miles [7,834.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Avondale Springs. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.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- Avondale Springs) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avondale Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3106, Longitude: -83.4624       In this case, the coordinates for Avondale Springs 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>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.
<4>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.
<5>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 Avondale Springs to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 311.774 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.489 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.249 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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