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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 Glenn Brook, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Glenn Brook 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 Glenn Brook:
    • 35.317895, -82.478731
    • 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 Glenn Brook
  • 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 Glenn Brook ...

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.

  • Bent Tree [Henderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bent Tree
    • Bent Tree [Henderson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Glenn Brook
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bent Tree have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bent Tree
  • Crooked Creek [Henderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crooked Creek
    • Crooked Creek [Henderson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Glenn Brook
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crooked Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crooked Creek
  • Echo Lakes [Henderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Echo Lakes
    • Echo Lakes [Henderson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Glenn Brook
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Echo Lakes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Echo Lakes
  • English Hills [Henderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for English Hills
    • English Hills [Henderson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Glenn Brook
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for English Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on English Hills
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    • Green Acres [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Acres
      • Green Acres [Henderson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Glenn Brook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Acres
    • Holly Hill [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Hill
      • Holly Hill [Henderson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Glenn Brook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Hill
    • Hunter Crossing [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunter Crossing
      • Hunter Crossing [Henderson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Glenn Brook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunter Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunter Crossing
    • Indian Cave Park [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Cave Park
      • Indian Cave Park [Henderson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Glenn Brook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Cave Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Cave Park
    • Indian Cove [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Cove
      • Indian Cove [Henderson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Glenn Brook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Cove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Cove
    • Indian Hills [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Hills
      • Indian Hills [Henderson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Glenn Brook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Hills
    • Laurel Park [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel Park
      • Laurel Park [Henderson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Glenn Brook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,339 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel Park<3>
    • Mountain Lake Camp [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Lake Camp
      • Mountain Lake Camp [Henderson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Glenn Brook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Lake Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Lake Camp
    • Overlook [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Overlook
      • Overlook [Henderson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Glenn Brook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Overlook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Overlook
    • Pebble Creek [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pebble Creek
      • Pebble Creek [Henderson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Glenn Brook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pebble Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pebble Creek
    • Plantation Walk [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plantation Walk
      • Plantation Walk [Henderson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Glenn Brook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plantation Walk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plantation Walk
    • Quail Hollow [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quail Hollow
      • Quail Hollow [Henderson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Glenn Brook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quail Hollow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quail Hollow
    • Quail Ridge [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quail Ridge
      • Quail Ridge [Henderson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Glenn Brook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quail Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quail Ridge
    • Rosebud [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosebud
      • Rosebud [Henderson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Glenn Brook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosebud have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosebud
    • Sky Village [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sky Village
      • Sky Village [Henderson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Glenn Brook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sky Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sky Village
    • Stone Brook [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stone Brook
      • Stone Brook [Henderson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Glenn Brook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stone Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stone Brook
    • Terrace Gardens [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terrace Gardens
      • Terrace Gardens [Henderson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Glenn Brook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terrace Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terrace Gardens
    • Timbercreek [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timbercreek
      • Timbercreek [Henderson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Glenn Brook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timbercreek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timbercreek
    • Tree Haven [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tree Haven
      • Tree Haven [Henderson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Glenn Brook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tree Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tree Haven
    • Twin Brooks [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Brooks
      • Twin Brooks [Henderson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Glenn Brook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin Brooks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Brooks
    • Valley Hill [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Hill
      • Valley Hill [Henderson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Glenn Brook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley Hill
    • Willow Bend [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow Bend
      • Willow Bend [Henderson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Glenn Brook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willow Bend

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 Glenn Brook. 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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    • Harry Anderson     (Actor, comedian, magician)
      • Actor, comedian, magician. He was born in Newport (Rhode Island) on Tueday October 14, 1952 and died in Asheville (North Carolina) on Monday April 16, 2018 at the age of 65. The body was cremated.
      • Asheville is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the north of Glenn Brook.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harry Anderson<4>
    • Forrest Harrill 'Smoky' Burgess     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Caroleen (North Carolina) on Sunday February 6, 1927 and died in Rutherfordton (North Carolina) on Sunday September 15, 1991 at the age of 64. He is buried at Sunset Memorial Park (Rutherford County, North Carolina).
      • Rutherfordton is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the east of Glenn Brook.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Forrest Harrill 'Smoky' Burgess<4>
    • Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald     (Author, artist)
    • George Guy Gray     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Oakland (California) on Monday October 30, 1893 and died in Asheville (North Carolina) on Friday September 8, 1967 at the age of 73. He is buried at Oakwood Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Asheville is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the north of Glenn Brook.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Guy Gray<4>
    • Jackie 'Moms' Mabley     (Comedian)
      • Comedian. She was born in Brevard (North Carolina) on Sunday March 19, 1899 and died in White Plains (New York) on Friday May 23, 1975 at the age of 76. She is buried at Ferncliff Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Brevard is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the west of Glenn Brook.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jackie 'Moms' Mabley<4>
    • Wade Mainer     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Weaverville (North Carolina) on Sunday April 21, 1907 and died in Flint (Michigan) on Monday September 12, 2011 at the age of 104. He is buried at Crestwood Memorial Cemetery (Genesee County, Michigan).
      • Weaverville is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the north of Glenn Brook.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Wade Mainer<4>
    • George Mathews     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in New York (New York) on Tueday October 10, 1911 and died in Caesars Head (South Carolina) on Wednesday November 7, 1984 at the age of 73.
      • Caesars Head is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest of Glenn Brook.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Mathews<4>
    • Rex Lloyd Nelon     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Asheville (North Carolina) on Tueday January 19, 1932 and died in London (England) on Sunday January 23, 2000 at the age of 68. He is buried at Georgia Memorial Park (Cobb County, Georgia).
      • Asheville is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the north of Glenn Brook.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rex Lloyd Nelon<4>
    • Robert 'Buffalo Bob' Smith     (Actor, TV Host)
      • Actor, TV Host. He was born in Buffalo (New York) on Tueday November 27, 1917 and died in Hendersonville (North Carolina) on Thursday July 30, 1998 at the age of 80. The body was cremated.
      • Hendersonville is located Less than 2 miles to the east of Glenn Brook.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert 'Buffalo Bob' Smith<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Hendersonville, which is the Seat of Henderson County and lies just to the East.
    • Raleigh, which is the State Capital of North Carolina, lies 217 miles [349.2 km]<1> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Glenn Brook to Raleigh, 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 13 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 9 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 388 miles [624.4 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take most of a day, a buggy would take 16 days and walking would take 22 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,286 miles [10,116.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,990 miles [11,249.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,867 miles [7,832.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Henderson County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Henderson County: www.hendersoncountync.org/

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 '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- Glenn Brook) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glenn Brook. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3179, Longitude: -82.4787       In this case, the coordinates for Glenn Brook 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 Glenn Brook 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 311.176 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.66 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.124 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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