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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 Glenfield, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Glenfield 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 Glenfield:
    • 35.382264, -77.643661
    • 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 Glenfield
  • 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 Glenfield ...

We have found six communities that share the name Glenfield.

Within North Carolina, the name Glenfield is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Mississippi
      • Union County
      • This Glenfield is located in Union County and lies 647 miles [1,041.2 km]<1> to the west of the Glenfield that is located in Greene County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Union County community of Glenfield.
    • New Jersey
      • Morris County
      • This Glenfield is located in Morris County and lies 409 miles [658.2 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Glenfield that is located in Greene County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Morris County community of Glenfield.
    • New York
      • Lewis County
      • This Glenfield is located in Lewis County and lies 587 miles [944.7 km]<1> to the north of the Glenfield that is located in Greene County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lewis County community of Glenfield.
    • North Dakota
      • Foster County
      • This Glenfield is located in Foster County and lies 1,359 miles [2,187.1 km]<1> to the northwest of the Glenfield that is located in Greene County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Foster County community of Glenfield.
    • Ontario
      • This Glenfield lies 672 miles [1,081.5 km]<1> to the north of the Glenfield that is located in Greene County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenfield
    • Pennsylvania
      • Allegheny County
      • This Glenfield is located in Allegheny County and lies 379 miles [609.9 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Glenfield that is located in Greene County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Allegheny County community of Glenfield.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Glenfield ...

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.

  • Branchwood [Lenoir County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Branchwood
    • Branchwood [Lenoir County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Glenfield
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Branchwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branchwood
  • Club Pines [Lenoir County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Club Pines
    • Club Pines [Lenoir County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Glenfield
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Club Pines have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Club Pines
  • Clubview [Lenoir County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clubview
    • Clubview [Lenoir County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Glenfield
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clubview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clubview
  • Fourway [Greene County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fourway
    • Fourway [Greene County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Glenfield
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fourway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fourway
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    • Hickory Hills [Lenoir County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Hills
      • Hickory Hills [Lenoir County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Glenfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Hills
    • Hill View [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hill View
      • Hill View [Greene County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Glenfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hill View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hill View
    • Hugo [Lenoir County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hugo
      • Hugo [Lenoir County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Glenfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hugo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hugo
    • Hullwood [Lenoir County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hullwood
      • Hullwood [Lenoir County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Glenfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hullwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hullwood
    • Institute [Lenoir County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Institute
      • Institute [Lenoir County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Glenfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Institute have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Institute
    • Parrots [Lenoir County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parrots
      • Parrots [Lenoir County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Glenfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parrots have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parrots
    • Random Woods [Lenoir County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Random Woods
      • Random Woods [Lenoir County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Glenfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Random Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Random Woods
    • Snow Hill [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Hill
      • Snow Hill [Greene County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Glenfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,483 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snow Hill<3>
    • Tanglewood [Lenoir County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tanglewood
      • Tanglewood [Lenoir County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Glenfield
      • 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
    • Trinity Woods [Lenoir County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trinity Woods
      • Trinity Woods [Lenoir County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Glenfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trinity Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trinity Woods
    • Wheat Swamp [Lenoir County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheat Swamp
      • Wheat Swamp [Lenoir County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Glenfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheat Swamp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheat Swamp

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 Glenfield. 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 ...
    • Charles Henry 'Red' Barrett     (Major League Baseball)
    • James Arthur 'Bill Lewis' Whitfield     (Professional wrestler)

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Snow Hill, which is the Seat of Greene County and lies just to the North Northwest.
    • Raleigh, which is the State Capital of North Carolina, lies 62 miles [99.8 km]<1> to the west northwest (WNW). If you could walk a straight line from Glenfield to Raleigh, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take about three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 245 miles [394.3 km] to the north (N). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 10 days and walking would take 14 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,074 miles [9,775.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,764 miles [10,885.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,648 miles [7,480.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Greene County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Greene County: www.co.greene.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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Glenfield) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Glenfield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GlenfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glenfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3823, Longitude: -77.6437       In this case, the coordinates for Glenfield 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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Glenfield 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 308.399 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.487 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.225 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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