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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 Glen Eden, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Glen Eden 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 Glen Eden:
    • 35.820151, -78.695560
    • 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 Glen Eden
  • 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 Glen Eden ...

We have found five communities that share the name Glen Eden.

Within North Carolina, the name Glen Eden is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Colorado
      • Routt County
      • This Glen Eden is located in Routt County and lies 1,559 miles [2,509 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Glen Eden that is located in Wake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Eden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Routt County community of Glen Eden.
    • Indiana
      • Steuben County
      • This Glen Eden is located in Steuben County and lies 529 miles [851.3 km]<1> to the northwest of the Glen Eden that is located in Wake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Eden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Steuben County community of Glen Eden.
    • Ontario
      • This Glen Eden lies 492 miles [791.8 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Glen Eden that is located in Wake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Eden
    • Pennsylvania
      • Butler County
      • This Glen Eden is located in Butler County and lies 347 miles [558.4 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Glen Eden that is located in Wake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Eden
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Butler County community of Glen Eden.
    • Texas
      • Grayson 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 Texas community of Glen Eden [Grayson County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Glen Eden ...

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.

  • Chestnut Hills [Wake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chestnut Hills
    • Chestnut Hills [Wake County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Glen Eden
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chestnut Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chestnut Hills
  • Dublin Woods [Wake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dublin Woods
    • Dublin Woods [Wake County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Glen Eden
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dublin Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dublin Woods
  • Eden Forest [Wake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eden Forest
    • Eden Forest [Wake County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Glen Eden
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden Forest
  • Georgetown [Wake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
    • Georgetown [Wake County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Glen Eden
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
  • Continue List   (23 more) ...
    • Glen Forest [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Forest
      • Glen Forest [Wake County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Glen Eden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Forest
    • Hearthstone Farms [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hearthstone Farms
      • Hearthstone Farms [Wake County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Glen Eden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hearthstone Farms have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hearthstone Farms
    • Hickory Hills [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Hills
      • Hickory Hills [Wake County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Glen Eden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Hills
    • Hickory Hollow [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Hollow
      • Hickory Hollow [Wake County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Glen Eden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Hollow have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Hollow
    • Indian Hills [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Hills
      • Indian Hills [Wake County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Glen Eden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Hills
    • Irongate [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irongate
      • Irongate [Wake County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Glen Eden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irongate have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irongate
    • Isle Forest [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Isle Forest
      • Isle Forest [Wake County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Glen Eden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Isle Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Isle Forest
    • Ivy Meadows [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ivy Meadows
      • Ivy Meadows [Wake County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Glen Eden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ivy Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ivy Meadows
    • Kent Garden [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kent Garden
      • Kent Garden [Wake County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Glen Eden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kent Garden have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kent Garden
    • Lake Anne [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Anne
      • Lake Anne [Wake County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Glen Eden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Anne have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Anne
    • Little Lake Hill [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Lake Hill
      • Little Lake Hill [Wake County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Glen Eden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Lake Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Lake Hill
    • Markwood [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Markwood
      • Markwood [Wake County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Glen Eden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Markwood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Markwood
    • Method [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Method
      • Method [Wake County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Glen Eden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Method
    • Orchards [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orchards
      • Orchards [Wake County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Glen Eden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orchards have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orchards
    • Pickwick Village [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pickwick Village
      • Pickwick Village [Wake County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Glen Eden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pickwick Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickwick Village
    • Quail Hollow [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quail Hollow
      • Quail Hollow [Wake County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Glen Eden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quail Hollow have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quail Hollow
    • Quail Meadow [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quail Meadow
      • Quail Meadow [Wake County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Glen Eden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quail Meadow have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quail Meadow
    • Royal Hills [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Royal Hills
      • Royal Hills [Wake County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Glen Eden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Royal Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Royal Hills
    • Scarsdale [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scarsdale
      • Scarsdale [Wake County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Glen Eden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scarsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scarsdale
    • Six Forks [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Six Forks
      • Six Forks [Wake County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Glen Eden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Six Forks have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Six Forks
    • Village Gate [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Village Gate
      • Village Gate [Wake County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Glen Eden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Village Gate have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Village Gate
    • Walnut Ridge [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Ridge
      • Walnut Ridge [Wake County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Glen Eden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Ridge
    • Yorkshire Downs [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yorkshire Downs
      • Yorkshire Downs [Wake County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Glen Eden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yorkshire Downs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yorkshire Downs

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 Glen Eden. 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 ...
    • John 'Big John' Baker     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Raleigh (North Carolina) on Monday June 10, 1935 and died in Raleigh (North Carolina) on Wednesday October 31, 2007 at the age of 72. He is buried at Carolina Biblical Gardens (Wake County, North Carolina).
      • Raleigh is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast of Glen Eden.
      • Raleigh is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast of Glen Eden.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John 'Big John' Baker<4>
    • Janis Carter     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Cleveland (Ohio) on Friday October 10, 1913 and died in Durham (North Carolina) on Saturday July 30, 1994 at the age of 80. She is buried at Maplewood Cemetery (Durham County, North Carolina).
      • Durham is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Glen Eden.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Janis Carter<4>
    • Annie Elizabeth 'Bessie' Delany     (Author)
      • Author. She was born in Raleigh (North Carolina) on Thursday September 3, 1891 and died in Mount Vernon (New York) on Monday September 25, 1995 at the age of 104. She is buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery (Wake County, North Carolina).
      • Raleigh is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast of Glen Eden.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Annie Elizabeth 'Bessie' Delany<4>
    • Rick Ferrell     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Durham (North Carolina) on Thursday October 12, 1905 and died in Bloomfield Hills (Michigan) on Thursday July 27, 1995 at the age of 89. He is buried at New Garden Friends Cemetery (Guilford County, North Carolina).
      • Durham is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Glen Eden.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rick Ferrell<4>
    • Randall Jarrell     (Poet)
      • Poet. He was born in Nashville (Tennessee) on Wednesday May 6, 1914 and died in Chapel Hill (North Carolina) on Thursday October 14, 1965 at the age of 51. He is buried at New Garden Friends Cemetery (Guilford County, North Carolina).
      • Chapel Hill is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the west of Glen Eden.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Randall Jarrell<4>
    • Andrew Johnson     (17th President of the US (1865 - 1869))
      • 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.
      • Raleigh is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast of Glen Eden.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andrew Johnson<4>
    • Jack 'Galveston Giant' Johnson     (Professional boxer)
    • Dewey 'Pigmeat' Markham     (Entertainer)
      • Entertainer. He was born in Durham (North Carolina) on Monday April 18, 1904 and died in Bronx (New York) on Sunday December 13, 1981 at the age of 77. He is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx County, New York).
      • Durham is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Glen Eden.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dewey 'Pigmeat' Markham<4>
    • Janis Martin     (Musician)
      • Musician. She was born in Sutherlin (Virginia) on Wednesday March 27, 1940 and died in Durham (North Carolina) on Monday September 3, 2007 at the age of 67. She is buried at Highland Burial Park (Danville City, Virginia).
      • Durham is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Glen Eden.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Janis Martin<4>
    • Clyde Lensley McPhatter     (Singer)
    • Anita Rose Morris     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Durham (North Carolina) on Sunday March 14, 1943 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Wednesday March 2, 1994 at the age of 51. She is buried at Maplewood Cemetery (Durham County, North Carolina).
      • Durham is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Glen Eden.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Anita Rose Morris<4>
    • Soupy Sales     (Comedian)
      • Comedian. He was born in Franklinton (North Carolina) on Friday January 8, 1926 and died in Bronx (New York) on Thursday October 22, 2009 at the age of 83. He is buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Franklinton is located 23 miles [37 km] to the northeast of Glen Eden.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Soupy Sales<4>
    • Kate Elizabeth Smith     (Singer)
      • Singer. She was born in Washington, DC on Wednesday May 1, 1907 and died in Raleigh (North Carolina) on Tueday June 17, 1986 at the age of 79.
      • Raleigh is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast of Glen Eden.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Kate Elizabeth Smith<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Raleigh, which is the Seat of Wake County and lies just to the Southeast.
    • Raleigh, which is the State Capital of North Carolina, lies just to the southeast (SE).
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 231 miles [371.8 km]<1> to the north northeast (NNE). If you could drive a straight line from Glen Eden to White House, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take nearly four hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 14 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 9 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,101 miles [9,818.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,796 miles [10,937.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,677 miles [7,526.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in North Carolina

About Wake County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wake County: www.wakegov.com/

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 from Point A (ie- Glen Eden) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glen Eden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8202, Longitude: -78.6956       In this case, the coordinates for Glen Eden 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 Glen Eden, 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 Glen Eden 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 308.983 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.221 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.482 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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