A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Chestnut Dale, North Carolina
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Chestnut Dale.
This page contains seven sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).
When in Chestnut Dale, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Chestnut Dale and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Chestnut Dale
Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help amateurs find their way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website lists the visible planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their track 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 the location for Chestnut Dale. Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude for your actual position.
The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Chestnut Dale.
We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.
The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Avery County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
Since Chestnut Dale is near Carter County and also Mitchell County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:
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:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Chestnut Dale ...
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.
Beech Bottom lies Less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Chestnut Dale
Link to Google Map centered on Beech Bottom
Carpenter Bottom lies Less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Chestnut Dale
Link to Google Map centered on Carpenter Bottom
Cranberry Gap lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Chestnut Dale
Link to Google Map centered on Cranberry Gap
Hughes lies Less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Chestnut Dale
Link to Google Map centered on Hughes
Montezuma lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Chestnut Dale
Link to Google Map centered on Montezuma
Mount Pleasant lies Less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Chestnut Dale
Link to Google Map centered on Mount Pleasant
Newland lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Chestnut Dale
Link to Google Map centered on Newland
Plumtree lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Chestnut Dale
Link to Google Map centered on Plumtree
Roaring Creek lies Less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Chestnut Dale
Link to Google Map centered on Roaring Creek
Spear lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Chestnut Dale
Link to Google Map centered on Spear
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 Chestnut Dale. 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.
17th President of the US (1865 - 1869). He was born in Raleigh (North Carolina) on Thursday December 29, 1808 and died in Elizabethton (Tennessee) on Saturday July 31, 1875 at the age of 66.
How Far From Chestnut Dale to ...
We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Chestnut Dale to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Chestnut Dale and extending to:
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Chestnut Dale. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Avery County: www.averyco.com/gov/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
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This page was last modified: 19 Feb 2020