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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 Glennfarm Estates, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Glennfarm Estates 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 Glennfarm Estates:
    • 36.472082, -79.716423
    • 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 Glennfarm Estates
  • 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 Glennfarm Estates ...

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.

  • Bearslide [Rockingham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bearslide
    • Bearslide [Rockingham County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Glennfarm Estates
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bearslide have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bearslide
  • Cedar Ridge [Rockingham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Ridge
    • Cedar Ridge [Rockingham County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Glennfarm Estates
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Ridge
  • College Village [Rockingham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for College Village
    • College Village [Rockingham County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Glennfarm Estates
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for College Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Village
  • Creekridge [Rockingham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creekridge
    • Creekridge [Rockingham County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Glennfarm Estates
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creekridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creekridge
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    • Dan River [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dan River
      • Dan River [Rockingham County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Glennfarm Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dan River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dan River
    • Eden [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eden
      • Eden [Rockingham County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Glennfarm Estates
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,867 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eden<3>
    • Forestdale [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forestdale
      • Forestdale [Rockingham County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Glennfarm Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forestdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forestdale
    • Grand Oaks [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Oaks
      • Grand Oaks [Rockingham County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Glennfarm Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Oaks
    • Green Acres [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Acres
      • Green Acres [Rockingham County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Glennfarm Estates
      • 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
    • Green Knolls [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Knolls
      • Green Knolls [Rockingham County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Glennfarm Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Knolls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Knolls
    • Holly Hills [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Hills
      • Holly Hills [Rockingham County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Glennfarm Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Hills
    • Indian Hills [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Hills
      • Indian Hills [Rockingham County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Glennfarm Estates
      • 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
    • Leaksville [Rockingham County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leaksville
      • Leaksville [Rockingham County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Glennfarm Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leaksville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Meadow Summit [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Summit
      • Meadow Summit [Rockingham County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Glennfarm Estates
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Summit
    • Piney Fork [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piney Fork
      • Piney Fork [Rockingham County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Glennfarm Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piney Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piney Fork
    • Spray [Rockingham County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spray
      • Spray [Rockingham County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Glennfarm Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spray have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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 Glennfarm Estates. 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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    • Charlotte Hawkins Brown     (Author, educator, founder of the Palmer Memorial Institute)
      • Author, educator, founder of the Palmer Memorial Institute. She was born in Henderson (North Carolina) on Monday June 11, 1883 and died in Greensboro (North Carolina) on Wednesday January 11, 1961 at the age of 77.
      • Greensboro is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Glennfarm Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charlotte Hawkins Brown<4>
    • Hal 'Skinny' Brown     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Greensboro (North Carolina) on Thursday December 11, 1924 and died in Greensboro (North Carolina) on Thursday December 17, 2015 at the age of 91. We don't have any burial details.
      • Greensboro is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Glennfarm Estates.
      • Greensboro is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Glennfarm Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hal 'Skinny' Brown<4>
    • Mace Stanley Brown     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in North English (Iowa) on Friday May 21, 1909 and died in Greensboro (North Carolina) on Sunday March 24, 2002 at the age of 92. He is buried at Westminster Gardens Cemetery (Guilford County, North Carolina).
      • Greensboro is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Glennfarm Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mace Stanley Brown<4>
    • Jim Thomas Clack     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Rocky Mount (North Carolina) on Sunday October 26, 1947 and died in Greensboro (North Carolina) on Friday April 7, 2006 at the age of 58. He is buried at Westminster Gardens Cemetery (Guilford County, North Carolina).
      • Greensboro is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Glennfarm Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jim Thomas Clack<4>
    • Wes Ferrell     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Greensboro (North Carolina) on Sunday February 2, 1908 and died in Sarasota (Florida) on Thursday December 9, 1976 at the age of 68. He is buried at New Garden Friends Cemetery (Guilford County, North Carolina).
      • Greensboro is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Glennfarm Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Wes Ferrell<4>
    • Jester Joseph Hairston     (Actor, musician, actor)
      • Actor, musician, actor. He was born in Belews Creek (North Carolina) on Tueday July 9, 1901 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Tueday January 18, 2000 at the age of 98. He is buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Belews Creek is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southwest of Glennfarm Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jester Joseph Hairston<4>
    • Dolley Madison     (Wife and First Lady to the Presidency of James Madison (1809 - 1817))
      • Wife and First Lady to the Presidency of James Madison (1809 - 1817). She was born in Guilford College (North Carolina) on Friday May 20, 1768 and died in Washington, DC on Thursday July 12, 1849 at the age of 81.
      • Guilford College is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Glennfarm Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dolley Madison<4>
    • Mary Webb Nicholson     (Aviation pioneer)
      • Aviation pioneer. She was born in Greensboro (North Carolina) on Wednesday July 12, 1905 and died in Worcestershire (England) on Saturday May 22, 1943 at the age of 37. She is buried at New Garden Friends Cemetery (Guilford County, North Carolina).
      • Greensboro is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Glennfarm Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mary Webb Nicholson<4>

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

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

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    • Wentworth, which is the Seat of Rockingham County and lies just to the South Southwest.
    • Raleigh, which is the State Capital of North Carolina, lies 76 miles [122.3 km]<1> to the southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Glennfarm Estates to Raleigh, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 222 miles [357.3 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 9 days and walking would take 13 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,116 miles [9,842.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,818 miles [10,972.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,696 miles [7,557.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Carolina

About Rockingham County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rockingham County: www.co.rockingham.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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Glennfarm Estates) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glennfarm Estates. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4721, Longitude: -79.7164       In this case, the coordinates for Glennfarm Estates 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 Glennfarm Estates 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 309.558 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.975 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.672 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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