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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 Bayless, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Bayless 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 Bayless:
    • 36.173691, -83.944357
    • 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 Bayless
  • 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 Bayless ...

We have found one communities that share the name Bayless.

Within Tennessee, the name Bayless is unique.

Beyond Tennessee, there is another community also named Bayless in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Monroe County
      • This Bayless is located in Monroe County and lies 419 miles [674.3 km]<1> to the west of the Bayless that is located in Knox County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayless
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monroe County community of Bayless.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bayless ...

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.

  • Blueberry Hills [Knox County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blueberry Hills
    • Blueberry Hills [Knox County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Bayless
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blueberry Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blueberry Hills
  • Cedar Grove [Knox County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Grove
    • Cedar Grove [Knox County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Bayless
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Grove
  • Copper Ridge [Knox County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copper Ridge
    • Copper Ridge [Knox County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Bayless
    • Estimated population in 2014: 333 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Copper Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Copper Ridge
  • Duke [Union County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duke
    • Duke [Union County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Bayless
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duke have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Gooseneck [Anderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gooseneck
      • Gooseneck [Anderson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Bayless
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gooseneck have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gooseneck
    • Highland View [Knox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland View
      • Highland View [Knox County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Bayless
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland View
    • Ivory [Anderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ivory
      • Ivory [Anderson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Bayless
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ivory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ivory
    • Melbourne [Anderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melbourne
      • Melbourne [Anderson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Bayless
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Melbourne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melbourne
    • Panther [Anderson County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Panther
      • Panther [Anderson County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Bayless
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Panther have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Paulette [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paulette
      • Paulette [Union County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Bayless
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paulette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paulette
    • Still Brook [Knox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Still Brook
      • Still Brook [Knox County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Bayless
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Still Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Still Brook
    • Stokes Mill [Anderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stokes Mill
      • Stokes Mill [Anderson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Bayless
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stokes Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stokes Mill
    • Twinville [Knox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twinville
      • Twinville [Knox County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Bayless
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twinville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twinville

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 Bayless. 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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    • Chester Burton 'Chet' Atkins     (Musician)
    • Reggie Cobb     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Knoxville (TN) on July 7, 1968 (a Sunday) and died in Jacksonville (FL) on April 20, 2019 (a Saturday) at the age of 50. He is buried at Lynnhurst Cemetery (Knox County, Tennessee).
      • Knoxville is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the south of Bayless.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Reggie Cobb<3>
    • George Roby Dempster     (Inventor)
      • Inventor. He was born in Knoxville (TN) on September 16, 1887 (a Friday) and died in Knoxville (TN) on September 18, 1964 (a Friday) at the age of 77. He is buried at Greenwood Cemetery (Knox County, Tennessee).
      • Knoxville is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the south of Bayless.
      • Knoxville is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the south of Bayless.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Roby Dempster<3>
    • David Glenn Douglas     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Spring City (TN) on March 20, 1963 (a Wednesday) and died in Maryville (TN) on February 27, 2016 (a Saturday) at the age of 52. The body was cremated.
      • Maryville is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Bayless.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: David Glenn Douglas<3>
    • Paul 'Duke' Hogue, Sr.     (Professional basketball)
    • Billy Meyer     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Knoxville (TN) on January 14, 1892 (a Thursday) and died in Knoxville (TN) on March 31, 1957 (a Sunday) at the age of 65. He is buried at Lynnhurst Cemetery (Knox County, Tennessee).
      • Knoxville is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the south of Bayless.
      • Knoxville is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the south of Bayless.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Billy Meyer<3>
    • Alvin 'Junior' Samples, Jr.     (Comedian, actor)
    • Morgan Stevens     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Knoxville (TN) on October 16, 1951 (a Tueday) and died in Los Angeles (CA) on January 26, 2022 (a Wednesday) at the age of 70. We don't have any burial details.
      • Knoxville is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the south of Bayless.
    • Joe Earl Stuart, Jr.     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Knoxville (TN) on February 7, 1928 (a Tueday) and died in Nashville (TN) on September 13, 1987 (a Sunday) at the age of 59.
      • Knoxville is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the south of Bayless.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joe Earl Stuart, Jr.<3>
    • John 'Big John' Tate     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in Marion (AR) on January 29, 1955 (a Saturday) and died in Knoxville (TN) on April 9, 1998 (a Thursday) at the age of 43. He is buried at Edmondson Cemetery (Crittenden County, Arkansas).
      • Knoxville is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the south of Bayless.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John 'Big John' Tate<3>

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers and using the location of where the historic<4> community of Bayless once stood, the straight-line distance beginning in Bayless and extending to:

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    • Knoxville, which is the Seat of Knox County and lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the south. If you could walk a straight line from Bayless to Knoxville, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
    • Nashville, which is the State Capital of Tennessee, lies 157 miles [252.7 km] to the west (W). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 9 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 422 miles [679.1 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of a day, a buggy would take 17 days and walking would take 24 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,308 miles [10,151.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,019 miles [11,296 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,895 miles [7,877.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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The official website for Knox County: www.knoxcounty.org/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.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 drawn from Point A (ie- Bayless) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bayless. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1737, Longitude: -83.9444       In this case, the coordinates for Bayless 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>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 Bayless, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<5>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.
<6>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 Bayless to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 312.062 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.80 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.487 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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