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Welcome to Gravel Hill ...

Gravel Hill is located in Benton County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Gravel Hill, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Gravel Hill is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Gravel Hill lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Gravel Hill (for example, toward Milford (IL)), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The area code for Gravel Hill: (765)

Communities Also Named Gravel Hill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 20 communities that are also named Gravel Hill - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (3), Delaware, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (3), Tennessee (2) and Virginia (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Gravel Hill.

Communities near Gravel Hill ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gravel Hill.

  • Fowler
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast)
  • Kentland
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kentland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kentland
    • Kentland is located in Newton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,650 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kentland <3>
  • Otterbein
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Otterbein have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Otterbein
    • Otterbein is located in Benton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,258 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Otterbein <3>
  • Milford
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milford
    • Milford is located in Iroquois County (IL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,155 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milford <3>
  • Oxford
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oxford
    • Oxford is located in Benton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,145 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford <3>
  • Remington
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Remington have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Remington
    • Remington is located in Jasper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,140 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Remington <3>
  • Goodland
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Wolcott
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wolcott have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wolcott
    • Wolcott is located in White County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 970 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wolcott <3>
  • Brook
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brook
    • Brook is located in Newton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 941 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brook <3>
  • Sheldon
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheldon
    • Sheldon is located in Iroquois County (IL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 935 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sheldon <3>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Gravel Hill. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gravel Hill.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gravel Hill. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Gravel Hill.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gravel Hill. See our Newspapers Page for Gravel Hill.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gravel Hill ...

Looking for more information about Gravel Hill? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Gravel Hill, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Gravel Hill.

Adding Gravel Hill to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Gravel Hill in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Gravel Hill was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Gravel Hill on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1908.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Gravel Hill.

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

The official website for State of Indiana: https://www.in.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Indiana's counties, including Benton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gravel Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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