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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Snow Hill.

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How Far From Snow Hill to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Snow Hill to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Snow Hill to:

  • Camden [Map], which is the Seat of Ouachita County, lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Snow Hill to Camden, with an average speed<2> 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 five to six hours.
  • Little Rock [Map], which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 95 miles [152.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take three full days and walking would take 6 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 948 miles [1,525.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 37 days and walking would take 54 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,794 miles [10,933.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,519 miles [12,100.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,395 miles [8,682.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Snow Hill ...

We have found 26 communities that share the name Snow Hill.

While the name Snow Hill is unique within Arkansas, we know of another 26 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Arkansas

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Dale County

Our profile page for Snow Hill, Dale County   [Map]
Distance: About 438 miles [704.9 km] to the East Southeast

Wilcox County

Our profile page for Snow Hill, Wilcox County   [Map]
Distance: About 341 miles [548.8 km] to the East Southeast


Seminole County

Our profile page for Snow Hill, Seminole County   [Map]
Distance: About 754 miles [1,213.4 km] to the East Southeast


Parke County

Our profile page for Snow Hill, Parke County   [Map]
Distance: About 528 miles [849.7 km] to the North Northeast

Randolph County

Our profile page for Snow Hill, Randolph County   [Map]
Distance: About 628 miles [1,010.7 km] to the Northeast

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Labette County

Our profile page for Snow Hill, Labette County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Labette County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Shelby County

Our profile page for Snow Hill, Shelby County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Shelby County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Cecil County

Our profile page for Snow Hill, Cecil County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 1,020 miles [1,641.5 km] to the East Northeast

Worcester County

Our profile page for Snow Hill, Worcester County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,020 miles [1,641.5 km] to the East Northeast

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Camden County

Our profile page for Snow Hill, Camden County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,071 miles [1,723.6 km] to the East Northeast

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North Carolina

Greene County

Our profile page for Snow Hill, Greene County   [Map]
Distance: About 863 miles [1,388.9 km] to the East Northeast

Perquimans County

Our profile page for Snow Hill, Perquimans County   [Map]
Distance: About 931 miles [1,498.3 km] to the East Northeast

Sampson County

Our profile page for Snow Hill, Sampson County   [Map]
Distance: About 817 miles [1,314.8 km] to the East

Stokes County

Our profile page for Snow Hill, Stokes County   [Map]
Distance: About 736 miles [1,184.5 km] to the East Northeast

Warren County

Our profile page for Snow Hill, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 844 miles [1,358.3 km] to the East Northeast

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Butler County

Our profile page for Snow Hill, Butler County   [Map]
Distance: About 615 miles [989.7 km] to the Northeast

Clinton County

Our profile page for Snow Hill, Clinton County   [Map]
Distance: About 644 miles [1,036.4 km] to the Northeast

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Hamilton County

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Distance: About 451 miles [725.8 km] to the East Northeast

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Collin County

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Distance: About 215 miles [346 km] to the West

Polk County

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Distance: About 207 miles [333.1 km] to the Southwest

San Jacinto County

Our profile page for Snow Hill, San Jacinto County   [Map]
Distance: About 238 miles [383 km] to the Southwest

Upshur County

Our profile page for Snow Hill, Upshur County   [Map]
Distance: About 129 miles [207.6 km] to the West Southwest

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King and Queen County

Our profile page for Snow Hill, King and Queen County   [Map]
Distance: About 937 miles [1,508 km] to the East Northeast

Prince William County

Our profile page for Snow Hill, Prince William County   [Map]
Distance: About 918 miles [1,477.4 km] to the East Northeast

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West Virginia

Kanawha County

Our profile page for Snow Hill, Kanawha County   [Map]
Distance: About 707 miles [1,137.8 km] to the East Northeast

Nicholas County

Our profile page for Snow Hill, Nicholas County   [Map]
Distance: About 740 miles [1,190.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Snow 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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Cross Roads   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest of Snow Hill   [Map]
El Dorado   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Frenchport   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Joyce City   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Liberty   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Lisbon   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Little Bay   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Locust Bayou   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Sandy Land   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Smackover   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]

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 Snow 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.

Willie Frazier
  Professional football. He was born in El Dorado (Arkansas) on Friday June 19, 1942 and died in Houston (Texas) on Thursday September 5, 2013 at an age of 71. He was buried at Paradise North Cemtery (Harris County, Texas) [Map].

El Dorado [Map] is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the south of Snow Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Willie Frazier<9>
William Edward 'Little Willie' John
  Singer, entertainer. He was born in Cullendale (Arkansas) on Monday November 15, 1937 and died in Walla Walla (Washington) on Sunday May 26, 1968 at an age of 30. He was buried at Detroit Memorial Park East (Michigan).

Cullendale [Map] is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest of Snow Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Edward 'Little Willie' John

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Snow Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3879, Longitude: -92.6540     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Snow Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Snow Hill to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 317.299 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 313.474 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.757 degrees.

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<7>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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Snow Hill 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.

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<8>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 Snow Hill, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<9>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:

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