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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 Boyd Hill, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Boyd Hill 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 Boyd Hill:
    • 33.444845, -93.671013
    • 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 Boyd Hill
  • 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 Boyd Hill ...

We have found one communities that share the name Boyd Hill.

Within Arkansas, the name Boyd Hill is unique.

Beyond Arkansas, there is another community also named Boyd Hill in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • South Carolina
      • York County
      • This Boyd Hill is located in York County and lies 728 miles [1,171.6 km]<1> to the east of the Boyd Hill that is located in Lafayette County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boyd Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the York County community of Boyd Hill.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Boyd Hill ...

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.

  • Clipper [Miller County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clipper
    • Clipper [Miller County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Boyd Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clipper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clipper
  • Evening Shade [Hempstead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evening Shade
    • Evening Shade [Hempstead County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Boyd Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evening Shade have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evening Shade
  • Falcon [Nevada County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falcon
    • Falcon [Nevada County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east of Boyd Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falcon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falcon
  • Guernsey [Hempstead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guernsey
    • Guernsey [Hempstead County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the north of Boyd Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guernsey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guernsey
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    • Hennessey [Hempstead County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hennessey
      • Hennessey [Hempstead County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Boyd Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hennessey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Lewisville [Lafayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewisville
      • Lewisville [Lafayette County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Boyd Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,114 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisville<3>
    • Mount Pleasant [Nevada County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Nevada County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Boyd Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Piney Grove [Lafayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piney Grove
      • Piney Grove [Lafayette County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Boyd Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piney Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piney Grove
    • Stamps [Lafayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamps
      • Stamps [Lafayette County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Boyd Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,465 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamps
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamps<3>
    • Wafers Crossing [Hempstead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wafers Crossing
      • Wafers Crossing [Hempstead County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the north of Boyd Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wafers Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wafers Crossing

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 Boyd Hill. 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 ...
    • Bill Clinton     (42nd President of the US (1993 - 2001))
      • 42nd President of the US (1993 - 2001). He was born in Hope (Arkansas) on Monday August 19, 1946
      • Hope is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the north of Boyd Hill.
    • Travis Calvin 'Stonewall' Jackson     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Waldo (Arkansas) on Monday November 2, 1903 and died in Waldo (Arkansas) on Monday July 27, 1987 at the age of 83. He is buried at Waldo Cemetery (Columbia County, Arkansas).
      • Waldo is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the east of Boyd Hill.
      • Waldo is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the east of Boyd Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Travis Calvin 'Stonewall' Jackson<4>
    • Edwin Lee 'Eddie' Mathews     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Texarkana (Texas) on Tueday October 13, 1931 and died in La Jolla (California) on Sunday February 18, 2001 at the age of 69. He is buried at Santa Barbara Cemetery (Santa Barbara County, California).
      • Texarkana is located 23 miles [37 km] to the west of Boyd Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Edwin Lee 'Eddie' Mathews<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Lewisville, which is the Seat of Lafayette County and lies just to the Southeast.
    • Little Rock, which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 120 miles [193.1 km]<1> to the northeast (NE). If you could drive a straight line from Boyd Hill to Little Rock, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 7 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 998 miles [1,606.1 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 39 days and walking would take 57 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,831 miles [10,993.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,559 miles [12,165 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,435 miles [8,746.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Arkansas

About Lafayette County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Boyd Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boyd Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4448, Longitude: -93.6710       In this case, the coordinates for Boyd Hill 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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<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 Boyd Hill 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 317.961 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.253 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 313.19 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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