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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 Meade, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Glen Meade 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 Meade:
    • 34.201559, -77.914153
    • 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 Meade
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Glen Meade ...

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.

  • Arrowhead [New Hanover County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arrowhead
    • Arrowhead [New Hanover County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Glen Meade
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arrowhead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arrowhead
  • Echo Farms [New Hanover County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Echo Farms
    • Echo Farms [New Hanover County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Glen Meade
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Echo Farms have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Echo Farms
  • Fairlawn [New Hanover County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairlawn
    • Fairlawn [New Hanover County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Glen Meade
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairlawn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairlawn
  • Hightsville [New Hanover County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hightsville
    • Hightsville [New Hanover County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Glen Meade
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hightsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hightsville
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    • Lincoln Forest [New Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln Forest
      • Lincoln Forest [New Hanover County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Glen Meade
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln Forest
    • Love Grove [New Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Love Grove
      • Love Grove [New Hanover County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Glen Meade
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Love Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Love Grove
    • Piney Woods [New Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piney Woods
      • Piney Woods [New Hanover County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Glen Meade
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piney Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piney Woods
    • Princess Place [New Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Princess Place
      • Princess Place [New Hanover County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Glen Meade
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Princess Place have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princess Place
    • Silver Lake [New Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Lake
      • Silver Lake [New Hanover County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Glen Meade
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Lake
    • Sunset Park [New Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset Park
      • Sunset Park [New Hanover County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Glen Meade
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Park
    • Tanglewood [New Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tanglewood
      • Tanglewood [New Hanover County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Glen Meade
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tanglewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tanglewood
    • Winter Park [New Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winter Park
      • Winter Park [New Hanover County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Glen Meade
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winter Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winter Park

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 Meade. 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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    • Charlie Daniels     (Musician, singer, songwriter)
      • Musician, singer, songwriter. He was born in Wilmington (North Carolina) on Wednesday October 28, 1936 and died in Hermitage (Tennessee) on Monday July 6, 2020 at the age of 83. He is buried at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens (Wilson County, Tennessee).
      • Wilmington is located Less than 2 miles to the east of Glen Meade.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charlie Daniels<3>
    • Anne Theresa Donovan     (Professional basketball)
      • Professional basketball. She was born in Ridgewood (New Jersey) on Wednesday November 1, 1961 and died in Wilmington (North Carolina) on Wednesday June 13, 2018 at the age of 56. She is buried at Maryrest Cemetery (Bergen County, New Jersey).
      • Wilmington is located Less than 2 miles to the east of Glen Meade.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Anne Theresa Donovan<3>
    • Floyd Lee Standifer, Jr.     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Wilmington (North Carolina) on Thursday January 3, 1929 and died in Seattle (Washington) on Monday January 22, 2007 at the age of 78. He is buried at Calvary Catholic Cemetery (King County, Washington).
      • Wilmington is located Less than 2 miles to the east of Glen Meade.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Floyd Lee Standifer, Jr.<3>
    • George 'Possum' Whitted     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Durham (North Carolina) on Tueday February 4, 1890 and died in Wilmington (North Carolina) on Tueday October 16, 1962 at the age of 72. He is buried at Wilmington National Cemetery (New Hanover County, North Carolina).
      • Wilmington is located Less than 2 miles to the east of Glen Meade.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George 'Possum' Whitted<3>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Wilmington, which is the Seat of New Hanover County and lies just to the East Northeast.
    • Raleigh, which is the State Capital of North Carolina, lies 116 miles [186.7 km]<1> to the north northwest (NNW). If you could drive a straight line from Glen Meade to Raleigh, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 7 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 327 miles [526.3 km] to the north (N). Driving would take five to six hours, a buggy would take 13 days and walking would take 19 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,136 miles [9,874.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,822 miles [10,978.9 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,708 miles [7,576.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About New Hanover County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for New Hanover County: www.nhcgov.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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Glen Meade) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glen Meade. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2016, Longitude: -77.9142       In this case, the coordinates for Glen Meade have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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.
<3>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.
<4>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.
<5>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 Meade to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 308.575 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.515 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.714 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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