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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 Farmville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Farmville 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 Farmville:
    • 35.570706, -79.220020
    • 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 Farmville
  • 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 Farmville ...

We have found nine communities that share the name Farmville.

There is one other community in North Carolina which is also named Farmville.

Beyond North Carolina, we know of another eight communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these eight communities, eight are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Located In North Carolina ...
    • Pitt County
      • This Farmville is located in Pitt County and lies 91 miles [146.5 km]<1> to the east of the Farmville that is located in Chatham County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pitt County community of Farmville.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Lee County
      • This Farmville is located in Lee County and lies 410 miles [659.8 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Farmville that is located in Chatham County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lee County community of Farmville.
    • Arkansas
      • Bradley County
      • This Farmville is located in Bradley County and lies 750 miles [1,207 km]<1> to the west of the Farmville that is located in Chatham County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bradley County community of Farmville.
    • Georgia
      • Gordon County
      • This Farmville is located in Gordon County and lies 327 miles [526.3 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Farmville that is located in Chatham County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gordon County community of Farmville.
    • Kentucky
      • Fleming County
      • This Farmville is located in Fleming County and lies 305 miles [490.8 km]<1> to the northwest of the Farmville that is located in Chatham County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fleming County community of Farmville.
    • Missouri
      • Ray County
      • Although located in Ray County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ray County community of Farmville.
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Farmville lies 990 miles [1,593.3 km]<1> to the northeast of the Farmville that is located in Chatham County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmville
    • Tennessee
      • Henderson County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Farmville [Henderson County].
    • Virginia
      • Prince Edward County
      • This Farmville is located in Prince Edward County and lies 127 miles [204.4 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Farmville that is located in Chatham County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Prince Edward County community of Farmville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Farmville ...

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.

  • Colon [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colon
    • Colon [Lee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Farmville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colon
  • Cool Springs [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cool Springs
    • Cool Springs [Lee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Farmville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cool Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cool Springs
  • Gulf [Chatham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gulf
    • Gulf [Chatham County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Farmville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gulf have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gulf
  • Holly Hills [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Hills
    • Holly Hills [Lee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Farmville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Hills
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Meadow Park [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Park
      • Meadow Park [Lee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Farmville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Park
    • Owls Nest [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owls Nest
      • Owls Nest [Lee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Farmville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owls Nest have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owls Nest
    • Planters Ridge [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Planters Ridge
      • Planters Ridge [Lee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Farmville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Planters Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Planters Ridge
    • Royal Oaks [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Royal Oaks
      • Royal Oaks [Lee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Farmville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Royal Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Royal Oaks
    • Stoneybrook [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stoneybrook
      • Stoneybrook [Lee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Farmville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoneybrook have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneybrook
    • Tramway [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tramway
      • Tramway [Lee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Farmville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tramway
    • Wildwood [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wildwood
      • Wildwood [Lee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Farmville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wildwood

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 Farmville. 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.

  • View Our List ...
    • Frances Elizabeth Bavier     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born on December 14, 1902 (a Sunday) and died in Siler City (NC) on December 6, 1989 (a Wednesday) at the age of 87. She is buried at Oakwood Cemetery (Chatham County, North Carolina).
      • Siler City is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest of Farmville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frances Elizabeth Bavier<4>
    • Randall Jarrell     (Poet)

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Pittsboro, which is the Seat of Chatham County and lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Farmville to Pittsboro, with an average speed<5> 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.
    • Raleigh, which is the State Capital of North Carolina, lies 35 miles [56.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take just about two full days and walking would take most of two days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 259 miles [416.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving would take four to five hours, a buggy would take 11 days and walking would take 15 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,135 miles [9,873.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,830 miles [10,991.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,711 miles [7,581.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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About Chatham County

About North Carolina

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

The official website for Chatham County: www.co.chatham.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.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 drawn from Point A (ie- Farmville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Farmville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FarmvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Farmville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5707, Longitude: -79.2200       In this case, the coordinates for Farmville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 Farmville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>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.
<4>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.
<5>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.
<6>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 Farmville to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 309.287 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.532 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.766 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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