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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 Boiling Springs, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Boiling 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 Boiling Springs:
    • 35.474525, -92.994338
    • 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 Boiling 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

Communities Also Named Boiling Springs ...

We have found ten communities that share the name Boiling Springs.

Within Arkansas, the name Boiling Springs is unique.

Beyond Arkansas, we know of another ten communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Calhoun County
      • This Boiling Springs is located in Calhoun County and lies 412 miles [663 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Boiling Springs that is located in Pope County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Calhoun County community of Boiling Springs.
      • Wilcox County
      • This Boiling Springs is located in Wilcox County and lies 391 miles [629.3 km] to the southeast of the Boiling Springs that is located in Pope County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wilcox County community of Boiling Springs.
    • New Jersey
      • Essex County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New Jersey community of Boiling Springs [Essex County].
    • North Carolina
      • Cherokee County
      • This Boiling Springs is located in Cherokee County and lies 506 miles [814.3 km]<1> to the east of the Boiling Springs that is located in Pope County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cherokee County community of Boiling Springs.
      • Cleveland County
      • This Boiling Springs is located in Cleveland County and lies 637 miles [1,025.2 km] to the east of the Boiling Springs that is located in Pope County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cleveland County community of Boiling Springs.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Cumberland County
      • This Boiling Springs is located in Cumberland County and lies 922 miles [1,483.8 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Boiling Springs that is located in Pope County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cumberland County community of Boiling Springs.
    • South Carolina
      • Barnwell County
      • This Boiling Springs is located in Barnwell County and lies 678 miles [1,091.1 km]<1> to the east of the Boiling Springs that is located in Pope County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Barnwell County community of Boiling Springs.
      • Spartanburg County
      • This Boiling Springs is located in Spartanburg County and lies 621 miles [999.4 km] to the east of the Boiling Springs that is located in Pope County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Spartanburg County community of Boiling Springs.
    • Tennessee
      • Montgomery County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Boiling Springs [Montgomery County].
      • Putnam County
      • This Boiling Springs is located in Putnam County and lies 416 miles [669.5 km]<1> to the east of the Boiling Springs that is located in Pope County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Putnam County community of Boiling Springs.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Boiling 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.

  • Buttermilk [Pope County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buttermilk
    • Buttermilk [Pope County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Boiling Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buttermilk have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buttermilk
  • Dover [Pope County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dover
    • Dover [Pope County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Boiling Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,440 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dover have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dover<5>
  • Hector [Pope County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hector
    • Hector [Pope County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Boiling Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 466 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hector
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hector<5>
  • Oak Grove [Pope County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Grove
    • Oak Grove [Pope County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Boiling Springs
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Rock Springs [Pope County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Springs
      • Rock Springs [Pope County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Boiling Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Springs
    • Solo [Pope County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Solo
      • Solo [Pope County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Boiling Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Solo have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Solo
    • Tag [Pope County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tag
      • Tag [Pope County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Boiling Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tag have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tag
    • Walnut Grove [Pope County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Grove
      • Walnut Grove [Pope County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Boiling Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Grove
    • Welcome [Pope County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Welcome
      • Welcome [Pope County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Boiling Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Welcome have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Welcome

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 Boiling 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.

  • View Our List ...
    • Bernie Babcock     (Author, playwright, journalist)
      • Author, playwright, journalist. She was born in Union (Ohio) on Tueday April 28, 1868 and died in Petit Jean (Arkansas) on Thursday June 14, 1962 at the age of 94. She is buried at Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery (Pulaski County, Arkansas).
      • Petit Jean is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Boiling Springs.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bernie Babcock<6>
    • Scott Bradley     (Composer)
      • Composer. He was born in Russellville (Arkansas) on Thursday November 26, 1891 and died in Chatsworth (California) on Wednesday April 27, 1977 at the age of 85. He is buried at Oakwood Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Russellville is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Boiling Springs.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Scott Bradley<6>
    • Johnny Carpenter     (Actor)
    • John Carter     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Center Ridge (Arkansas) on Saturday November 26, 1927 and died in New York (New York) on Saturday May 23, 2015 at the age of 87.
      • Center Ridge is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Boiling Springs.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Carter<6>
    • Ellis Kinder     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Atkins (Arkansas) on Sunday July 26, 1914 and died in Jackson (Tennessee) on Wednesday October 16, 1968 at the age of 54. He is buried at Highland Memorial Gardens (Madison County, Tennessee).
      • Atkins is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Boiling Springs.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ellis Kinder<6>

How Far From Boiling Springs to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Boiling Springs 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 community of Boiling Springs once stood, the straight-line distance beginning in Boiling Springs and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Russellville, which is the Seat of Pope County and lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the south southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Boiling Springs to Russellville, with an average speed<7> 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.
    • Little Rock, which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 65 miles [104.6 km] to the southeast (SE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take about three full days and walking would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 907 miles [1,459.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 36 days and walking would take 52 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,701 miles [10,784.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,433 miles [11,962.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,312 miles [8,548.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Arkansas

About Pope County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.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- Boiling Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boiling Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4745, Longitude: -92.9943       In this case, the coordinates for Boiling Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 Boiling Springs 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.
<3>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 Boiling Springs, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Boiling Springs 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 317.711 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.228 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.568 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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