03-Nov-2012 -- I had been looking forward to visiting this confluence point, because I wasn't sure just what I would find. The first successful visitor - in September 2006 - reported that the point lay in the middle of a forest. The next visitor - Joseph Kerski, in February 2011 - reported that the land just to the north of the confluence point was being cleared for a subdivision. Google Earth satellite imagery - which is dated from that same month - also clearly shows the subdivision under construction, with the confluence point on its southern edge. Now, almost 2 years later, would the confluence point have become part of someone's back yard?
Joseph Kerski approached the confluence point from the south, and battled thorny vines (as I had for many of my other Georgia confluence visits). Not wanting the same fate, I decided to try approaching the point from the north - i.e., from the subdivision. Driving into the subdivision, I found that the paved roads got 0.17 miles away from the point, but no closer. Although there were a few houses on this street, there was nothing but dirt and grass between here and the confluence point. The housing crisis has stopped 'urban sprawl' from claiming the confluence point - at least for now!
It was an easy walk from the subdivision to the confluence point, which lies on the very edge of the cleared land. (A low-lying plastic fence separates the cleared land from the forest to the south; the confluence point lies within just a few feet of this fence.)