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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 Walnut Hill, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Walnut 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 Walnut Hill:
    • 31.197107, -93.091870
    • 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 Walnut 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 Walnut Hill ...

We found 36 communities that share the name Walnut Hill.

There is one other community in Louisiana which is also named Walnut Hill.

Beyond Louisiana, we know of another 35 communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Located In Louisiana ...
    • East Baton Rouge Parish
      • This Walnut Hill is located in East Baton Rouge Parish and lies 126 miles [202.8 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Walnut Hill that is located in Vernon Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the East Baton Rouge Parish community of Walnut Hill.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Limestone County
      • This Walnut Hill is located in Limestone County and lies 434 miles [698.5 km]<1> to the northeast of the Walnut Hill that is located in Vernon Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Limestone County community of Walnut Hill.
      • Tallapoosa County
      • This Walnut Hill is located in Tallapoosa County and lies 440 miles [708.1 km] to the east northeast of the Walnut Hill that is located in Vernon Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tallapoosa County community of Walnut Hill.
    • Arkansas
      • Benton County
      • This Walnut Hill is located in Benton County and lies 363 miles [584.2 km]<1> to the north of the Walnut Hill that is located in Vernon Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Benton County community of Walnut Hill.
      • Lafayette County
      • This Walnut Hill is located in Lafayette County and lies 136 miles [218.9 km] to the north northwest of the Walnut Hill that is located in Vernon Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lafayette County community of Walnut Hill.
    • Connecticut
      • New London 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 Connecticut community of Walnut Hill [New London County].
    • Delaware
      • New Castle County
      • This Walnut Hill is located in New Castle County and lies 1,141 miles [1,836.3 km]<1> to the northeast of the Walnut Hill that is located in Vernon Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the New Castle County community of Walnut Hill.
    • Florida
      • Escambia County
      • This Walnut Hill is located in Escambia County and lies 330 miles [531.1 km]<1> to the east of the Walnut Hill that is located in Vernon Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Escambia County community of Walnut Hill.
    • Georgia
      • Franklin 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 Georgia community of Walnut Hill [Franklin County].
    • Illinois
      • Marion County
      • This Walnut Hill is located in Marion County and lies 552 miles [888.4 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Walnut Hill that is located in Vernon Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marion County community of Walnut Hill.
    • Indiana
      • Montgomery 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 Indiana community of Walnut Hill [Montgomery County].
    • Kansas
      • Bourbon 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 Kansas community of Walnut Hill [Bourbon County].
      • Chase County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Walnut Hill [Chase County].
    • Kentucky
      • Allen County
      • This Walnut Hill is located in Allen County and lies 555 miles [893.2 km]<1> to the northeast of the Walnut Hill that is located in Vernon Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Allen County community of Walnut Hill.
      • Fayette County
      • This Walnut Hill is located in Fayette County and lies 682 miles [1,097.6 km] to the northeast of the Walnut Hill that is located in Vernon Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fayette County community of Walnut Hill.
    • Maine
      • Cumberland County
      • This Walnut Hill is located in Cumberland County and lies 1,516 miles [2,439.8 km]<1> to the northeast of the Walnut Hill that is located in Vernon Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cumberland County community of Walnut Hill.
      • York County
      • This Walnut Hill is located in York County and lies 1,482 miles [2,385 km] to the northeast of the Walnut Hill that is located in Vernon Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the York County community of Walnut Hill.
    • Maryland
      • Carroll County
      • This Walnut Hill is located in Carroll County and lies 1,065 miles [1,714 km]<1> to the northeast of the Walnut Hill that is located in Vernon Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carroll County community of Walnut Hill.
      • Montgomery County
      • This Walnut Hill is located in Montgomery County and lies 1,049 miles [1,688.2 km] to the northeast of the Walnut Hill that is located in Vernon Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of Walnut Hill.
    • Massachusetts
      • Middlesex County
      • This Walnut Hill is located in Middlesex County and lies 1,436 miles [2,311 km]<1> to the northeast of the Walnut Hill that is located in Vernon Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Middlesex County community of Walnut Hill.
      • Norfolk 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 Massachusetts community of Walnut Hill [Norfolk County].
    • Nebraska
      • Douglas 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 Nebraska community of Walnut Hill [Douglas County].
    • North Carolina
      • Ashe 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 North Carolina community of Walnut Hill [Ashe County].
    • Ohio
      • Trumbull 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 Ohio community of Walnut Hill [Trumbull County].
    • Pennsylvania
      • Fayette County
      • This Walnut Hill is located in Fayette County and lies 974 miles [1,567.5 km]<1> to the northeast of the Walnut Hill that is located in Vernon Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fayette County community of Walnut Hill.
      • Greene County
      • This Walnut Hill is located in Greene County and lies 945 miles [1,520.8 km] to the northeast of the Walnut Hill that is located in Vernon Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greene County community of Walnut Hill.
      • Montgomery County
      • This Walnut Hill is located in Montgomery County and lies 1,179 miles [1,897.4 km] to the northeast of the Walnut Hill that is located in Vernon Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of Walnut Hill.
    • South Carolina
      • Beaufort County
      • This Walnut Hill is located in Beaufort County and lies 735 miles [1,182.9 km]<1> to the east of the Walnut Hill that is located in Vernon Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Beaufort County community of Walnut Hill.
    • Tennessee
      • Crockett County
      • This Walnut Hill is located in Crockett County and lies 389 miles [626 km]<1> to the northeast of the Walnut Hill that is located in Vernon Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Crockett County community of Walnut Hill.
      • Hawkins 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 Tennessee community of Walnut Hill [Hawkins County].
      • Roane County
      • This Walnut Hill is located in Roane County and lies 591 miles [951.1 km] to the northeast of the Walnut Hill that is located in Vernon Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Roane County community of Walnut Hill.
      • Sullivan County
      • This Walnut Hill is located in Sullivan County and lies 722 miles [1,161.9 km] to the east northeast of the Walnut Hill that is located in Vernon Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sullivan County community of Walnut Hill.
    • Virginia
      • Lee 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 Virginia community of Walnut Hill [Lee County].
      • Petersburg City
      • This Walnut Hill is located in Petersburg City and lies 986 miles [1,586.8 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Walnut Hill that is located in Vernon Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Petersburg City community of Walnut Hill.
      • Stafford County
      • This Walnut Hill is located in Stafford County and lies 1,014 miles [1,631.9 km] to the east northeast of the Walnut Hill that is located in Vernon Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Stafford County community of Walnut Hill.
    • West Virginia
      • Logan County
      • This Walnut Hill is located in Logan County and lies 777 miles [1,250.5 km]<1> to the northeast of the Walnut Hill that is located in Vernon Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Logan County community of Walnut Hill.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Walnut 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.

  • Billy Goat Hill
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Billy Goat Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Billy Goat Hill
    • Billy Goat Hill is located in Vernon Parish
  • Comrade
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Comrade have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Comrade
    • Comrade is located in Vernon Parish
  • Dixie
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dixie have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dixie
    • Dixie is located in Vernon Parish
  • Fisherville
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fisherville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fisherville
    • Fisherville is located in Vernon Parish
  • Hicks
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hicks
    • Hicks is located in Vernon Parish
  • Hicks Crossing
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hicks Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hicks Crossing
    • Hicks Crossing is located in Vernon Parish
  • Lee Hills
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lee Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lee Hills
    • Lee Hills is located in Vernon Parish
  • Leesville
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
  • Lincoln Heights
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln Heights
    • Lincoln Heights is located in Vernon Parish
  • Mayo
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayo have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayo
    • Mayo is located in Vernon Parish
  • Pinecrest
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pinecrest have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinecrest
    • Pinecrest is located in Vernon Parish
  • Temple
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Temple have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Temple
    • Temple is located in Vernon Parish

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

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

  • Leesville, which is the Seat of Vernon Parish, lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Walnut Hill to Leesville, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
  • Baton Rouge, which is the State Capital of Louisiana, lies 125 miles [201.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 8 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,049 miles [1,688.2 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take over two days, a buggy would take 41 days and walking would take 60 days.
  • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,923 miles [11,141.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,642 miles [12,298.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,517 miles [8,878.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Walnut Hill) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walnut Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1971, Longitude: -93.0919       In this case, the coordinates for Walnut Hill 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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock 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 Walnut 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 parish. 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 Walnut Hill, 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 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>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.
<7>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 Walnut Hill to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 317.334 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 313.226 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 313.253 degrees.









 

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