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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 Avelar Creek South, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Avelar Creek South 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 Avelar Creek South:
    • 27.804500, -82.338400
    • 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 Avelar Creek South
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Avelar Creek South ...

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.

  • Alpine [Hillsborough County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpine
    • Alpine [Hillsborough County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Avelar Creek South
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alpine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
  • Chancey Farms [Hillsborough County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chancey Farms
    • Chancey Farms [Hillsborough County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Avelar Creek South
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chancey Farms have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chancey Farms
  • Covewood [Hillsborough County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Covewood
    • Covewood [Hillsborough County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Avelar Creek South
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Covewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covewood
  • Creek View [Hillsborough County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creek View
    • Creek View [Hillsborough County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Avelar Creek South
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creek View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creek View
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    • Garden City [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden City
      • Garden City [Hillsborough County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Avelar Creek South
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden City
    • Jojo [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jojo
      • Jojo [Hillsborough County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Avelar Creek South
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jojo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jojo
    • Kings Lake [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Lake
      • Kings Lake [Hillsborough County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Avelar Creek South
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kings Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Lake
    • Leonard Woods [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leonard Woods
      • Leonard Woods [Hillsborough County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Avelar Creek South
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leonard Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leonard Woods
    • Magnolia Trails [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magnolia Trails
      • Magnolia Trails [Hillsborough County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Avelar Creek South
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magnolia Trails have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magnolia Trails
    • Minor [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minor
      • Minor [Hillsborough County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Avelar Creek South
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minor
    • Panther Trace [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Panther Trace
      • Panther Trace [Hillsborough County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Avelar Creek South
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Panther Trace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Panther Trace
    • Pine Trace [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Trace
      • Pine Trace [Hillsborough County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Avelar Creek South
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Trace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Trace
    • Rock [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock
      • Rock [Hillsborough County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Avelar Creek South
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock
    • Shadow Run [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shadow Run
      • Shadow Run [Hillsborough County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Avelar Creek South
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shadow Run have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shadow Run
    • Summer Springs [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summer Springs
      • Summer Springs [Hillsborough County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Avelar Creek South
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summer Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summer Springs
    • Summerview Oaks [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerview Oaks
      • Summerview Oaks [Hillsborough County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Avelar Creek South
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerview Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerview Oaks
    • Sunbeam Park [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunbeam Park
      • Sunbeam Park [Hillsborough County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Avelar Creek South
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunbeam Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunbeam Park

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 Avelar Creek South. 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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    • William Fritz 'Dick the Bruiser' Afflis, Jr.     (Professional football)
    • Francis Bellamy     (Author who wrote the 'Pledge of Allegiance')
      • Author who wrote the 'Pledge of Allegiance'. He was born in Mount Morris (New York) on Friday May 18, 1855 and died in Tampa (Florida) on Friday August 28, 1931 at the age of 76. He is buried at Rome Cemetery (Oneida County, New York).
      • Tampa is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Avelar Creek South.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Francis Bellamy<3>
    • John C. 'Spider' Brackenborough     (Professional hockey)
    • Evelyn Brent     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Tampa (Florida) on Sunday October 20, 1901 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Wednesday June 4, 1975 at the age of 73. She is buried at San Fernando Mission Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Tampa is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Avelar Creek South.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Evelyn Brent<3>
    • George Washington Cable     (Author)
    • Rick Casares     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Tampa (Florida) on Saturday July 4, 1931 and died in Tampa (Florida) on Friday September 13, 2013 at the age of 82. He is buried at Sarasota National Cemetery (Sarasota County, Florida).
      • Tampa is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Avelar Creek South.
      • Tampa is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Avelar Creek South.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rick Casares<3>
    • Lloyd Colteryahn     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Brentwood (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday August 26, 1931 and died in Dunedin (Florida) on Monday May 2, 2011 at the age of 79. He is buried at Ft. Lincoln Cemetery (Prince George's County, Maryland).
      • Dunedin is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the northwest of Avelar Creek South.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lloyd Colteryahn<3>
    • Stanley Timothy 'Tim' Crews     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Tampa (Florida) on Monday April 3, 1961 and died in Orlando (Florida) on Tueday March 23, 1993 at the age of 31.
      • Tampa is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Avelar Creek South.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Stanley Timothy 'Tim' Crews<3>
    • Tony Cuccinello     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Long Island City (New York) on Friday November 8, 1907 and died in Tampa (Florida) on Thursday September 21, 1995 at the age of 87. He is buried at Garden of Memories (Hillsborough County, Florida).
      • Tampa is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Avelar Creek South.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tony Cuccinello<3>
    • Robert John Donovan     (Author)
    • Angelo Mirena Dundee     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Tueday August 30, 1921 and died in Tampa (Florida) on Wednesday February 1, 2012 at the age of 90. He is buried at Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park (Pinellas County, Florida).
      • Tampa is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Avelar Creek South.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Angelo Mirena Dundee<3>
    • Jane Gail     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Salem (New York) on Saturday August 16, 1890 and died in Saint Petersburg (Florida) on Wednesday January 30, 1963 at the age of 72. She is buried at Ferncliff Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Saint Petersburg is located 18 miles [29 km] to the west of Avelar Creek South.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jane Gail<3>
    • Garry Hancock     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Tampa (Florida) on Saturday January 23, 1954 and died in Valrico (Florida) on Saturday October 10, 2015 at the age of 61. He is buried at Serenity Meadows Memorial Park (Hillsborough County, Florida).
      • Tampa is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Avelar Creek South.
      • Valrico is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast of Avelar Creek South.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Garry Hancock<3>

How Far From Avelar Creek South 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 Avelar Creek South to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Avelar Creek South and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Tampa, which is the Seat of Hillsborough County and lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the north northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Avelar Creek South to Tampa, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take 6 hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
    • Tallahassee, which is the State Capital of Florida, lies 216 miles [347.6 km] to the north northwest (NNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 9 days and walking would take 13 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 824 miles [1,326.1 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 33 days and walking would take 47 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,620 miles [10,653.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,287 miles [11,727.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,188 miles [8,349.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Hillsborough County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hillsborough County: www.hillsboroughcounty.org/

The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avelar Creek South. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 27.8045, Longitude: -82.3384       In this case, the coordinates for Avelar Creek South 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>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.
<5>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 Avelar Creek South to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 310.754 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.119 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.882 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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