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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 Bunker Hill, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Bunker 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 Bunker Hill:
    • 31.806550, -89.513957
    • 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 Bunker 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 Bunker Hill ...

We have found 54 communities that share the name Bunker Hill.

There are two communities within Mississippi that are also named Bunker Hill.

Beyond Mississippi, we know of another 52 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 52 communities, 53 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Mississippi ...
    • Lowndes County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Lowndes County and lies 136 miles [218.9 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lowndes County community of Bunker Hill.
    • Marion County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Marion County and lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marion County community of Bunker Hill.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Perry County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Perry County and lies 289 miles [465.1 km]<1> to the northwest of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Perry County community of Bunker Hill.
    • California
      • Amador County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Amador County and lies 1,817 miles [2,924.2 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Amador County community of Bunker Hill.
      • San Bernardino County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in San Bernardino County and lies 1,613 miles [2,595.9 km] to the west northwest of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Bernardino County community of Bunker Hill.
    • Connecticut
      • New Haven County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in New Haven County and lies 1,129 miles [1,816.9 km]<1> to the northeast of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the New Haven County community of Bunker Hill.
    • Florida
      • Collier 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 Florida community of Bunker Hill [Collier County].
      • Manatee County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Manatee County and lies 526 miles [846.5 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Manatee County community of Bunker Hill.
    • Georgia
      • Union County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Union County and lies 378 miles [608.3 km]<1> to the northeast of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Union County community of Bunker Hill.
    • Illinois
      • Macoupin County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Macoupin County and lies 500 miles [804.7 km]<1> to the north of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Macoupin County community of Bunker Hill.
    • Indiana
      • Fayette County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Fayette County and lies 591 miles [951.1 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fayette County community of Bunker Hill.
      • Knox 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 Bunker Hill [Knox County].
      • Miami County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Miami County and lies 640 miles [1,030 km] to the north northeast of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Miami County community of Bunker Hill.
      • Morgan County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Morgan County and lies 562 miles [904.5 km] to the north northeast of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Morgan County community of Bunker Hill.
      • Washington County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Washington County and lies 509 miles [819.2 km] to the north northeast of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Bunker Hill.
    • Kansas
      • Atchison 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 Bunker Hill [Atchison County].
      • Lyon County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Lyon County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lyon County community of Bunker Hill.
      • Russell County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Russell County and lies 710 miles [1,142.6 km]<1> to the northwest of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Russell County community of Bunker Hill.
    • Kentucky
      • Bourbon County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Bourbon County and lies 537 miles [864.2 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bourbon County community of Bunker Hill.
    • Maine
      • Lincoln 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 Maine community of Bunker Hill [Lincoln County].
    • Michigan
      • Ingham County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Ingham County and lies 789 miles [1,269.8 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ingham County community of Bunker Hill.
    • Missouri
      • Howard County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Howard County and lies 539 miles [867.4 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Howard County community of Bunker Hill.
      • Lewis 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 Missouri community of Bunker Hill [Lewis County].
      • Schuyler County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Schuyler County and lies 626 miles [1,007.4 km] to the north northwest of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Schuyler County community of Bunker Hill.
      • Stoddard County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Stoddard County and lies 339 miles [545.6 km] to the north of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Stoddard County community of Bunker Hill.
    • Nevada
      • Lander County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Lander County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lander County community of Bunker Hill.
    • New Jersey
      • Gloucester 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 New Jersey community of Bunker Hill [Gloucester County].
    • North Carolina
      • Richmond County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Richmond County and lies 602 miles [968.8 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Richmond County community of Bunker Hill.
    • Ohio
      • Butler County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Butler County and lies 590 miles [949.5 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Butler County community of Bunker Hill.
      • Holmes County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Holmes County and lies 742 miles [1,194.1 km] to the north northeast of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Holmes County community of Bunker Hill.
      • Mahoning County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Mahoning County and lies 790 miles [1,271.4 km] to the north northeast of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mahoning County community of Bunker Hill.
      • Meigs 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 Bunker Hill [Meigs County].
    • Ontario
      • This Bunker Hill lies 1,200 miles [1,931.2 km]<1> to the northeast of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
    • Oregon
      • Coos County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Coos County and lies 2,040 miles [3,283.1 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Coos County community of Bunker Hill.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Juniata County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Juniata County and lies 893 miles [1,437.1 km]<1> to the northeast of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Juniata County community of Bunker Hill.
      • Lebanon County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Lebanon County and lies 936 miles [1,506.3 km] to the northeast of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lebanon County community of Bunker Hill.
      • Schuylkill 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 Pennsylvania community of Bunker Hill [Schuylkill County].
    • South Carolina
      • Dillon County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Dillon County and lies 611 miles [983.3 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dillon County community of Bunker Hill.
      • Horry County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Horry County and lies 613 miles [986.5 km] to the east northeast of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Horry County community of Bunker Hill.
    • Tennessee
      • Giles County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Giles County and lies 275 miles [442.6 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Giles County community of Bunker Hill.
      • Rutherford County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Rutherford County and lies 317 miles [510.2 km] to the north northeast of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rutherford County community of Bunker Hill.
      • Shelby County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Shelby County and lies 229 miles [368.5 km] to the north of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Shelby County community of Bunker Hill.
      • Sullivan County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Sullivan County and lies 523 miles [841.7 km] to the northeast of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sullivan County community of Bunker Hill.
    • Texas
      • Dallam County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Dallam County and lies 820 miles [1,319.7 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dallam County community of Bunker Hill.
      • Harris 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 Texas community of Bunker Hill [Harris County].
      • Jasper County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Jasper County and lies 279 miles [449 km] to the west southwest of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jasper County community of Bunker Hill.
      • Lamar County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Lamar County and lies 388 miles [624.4 km] to the west northwest of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lamar County community of Bunker Hill.
    • Virginia
      • Bedford County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Bedford County and lies 680 miles [1,094.4 km]<1> to the northeast of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bedford County community of Bunker Hill.
      • Fauquier County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Fauquier County and lies 818 miles [1,316.4 km] to the northeast of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fauquier County community of Bunker Hill.
      • Warren County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Warren County and lies 806 miles [1,297.1 km] to the northeast of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Warren County community of Bunker Hill.
    • Washington
      • Cowlitz County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Cowlitz County and lies 2,038 miles [3,279.8 km]<1> to the northwest of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cowlitz County community of Bunker Hill.
    • West Virginia
      • Berkeley County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Berkeley County and lies 826 miles [1,329.3 km]<1> to the northeast of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Berkeley County community of Bunker Hill.
      • Kanawha 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 West Virginia community of Bunker Hill [Kanawha County].
    • Wisconsin
      • Richland County
      • This Bunker Hill is located in Richland County and lies 808 miles [1,300.3 km]<1> to the north of the Bunker Hill that is located in Smith County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Richland County community of Bunker Hill.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bunker 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.

  • Hebron [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hebron
    • Hebron [Jones County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Bunker Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hebron have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hebron
  • Hopewell [Covington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hopewell
    • Hopewell [Covington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Bunker Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hopewell have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hopewell
  • Hot Coffee [Covington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hot Coffee
    • Hot Coffee [Covington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Bunker Hill
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hot Coffee
  • Leaf River [Covington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leaf River
    • Leaf River [Covington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Bunker Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leaf River have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leaf River
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    • Merry Hell [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merry Hell
      • Merry Hell [Simpson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Bunker Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merry Hell have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merry Hell
    • Rock Hill [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Hill
      • Rock Hill [Covington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Bunker Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Hill
    • Shady Grove [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shady Grove
      • Shady Grove [Smith County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Bunker Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shady Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shady Grove
    • Shady Oak [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shady Oak
      • Shady Oak [Covington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Bunker Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shady Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shady Oak
    • Station Creek [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Station Creek
      • Station Creek [Covington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Bunker Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Station Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Station Creek
    • Summerland [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerland
      • Summerland [Jones County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Bunker Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerland
    • Union [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
      • Union [Covington County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Bunker Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
    • Zion Hill [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zion Hill
      • Zion Hill [Smith County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Bunker Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zion Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zion Hill

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 Bunker 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.

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    • Roscoe Ates     (Actor, comedian, musician)
      • Actor, comedian, musician. He was born in Grange (Mississippi) on Sunday January 20, 1895 and died in Hollywood (California) on Thursday March 1, 1962 at the age of 67. He is buried at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Grange is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the west of Bunker Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Roscoe Ates<5>
    • Tom Lester     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Laurel (Mississippi) on Friday September 23, 1938 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Monday April 20, 2020 at the age of 81.
      • Laurel is located 23 miles [37 km] to the east of Bunker Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tom Lester<5>
    • Charles Solomon 'Buddy' Myer     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Ellisville (Mississippi) on Wednesday March 16, 1904 and died in Baton Rouge (Louisiana) on Thursday October 31, 1974 at the age of 70. He is buried at Greenoaks Memorial Park (East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana).
      • Ellisville is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Bunker Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles Solomon 'Buddy' Myer<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Raleigh, which is the Seat of Smith County and lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the north. If you could walk a straight line from Bunker Hill to Raleigh, with an average speed<6> 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 four to five hours.
    • Jackson, which is the State Capital of Mississippi, lies 51 miles [82.1 km] to the northwest (NW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take most of two days and walking would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 855 miles [1,376 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 34 days and walking would take 49 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,747 miles [10,858.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,457 miles [12,000.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,333 miles [8,582.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Smith County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

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- Bunker Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bunker Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8066, Longitude: -89.5140       In this case, the coordinates for Bunker 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 Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird 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 Bunker 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.
<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 Bunker 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>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.
<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 Bunker 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 315.182 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 310.798 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.708 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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