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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 Glenwood Village, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Glenwood Village 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 Glenwood Village:
    • 35.817929, -78.664448
    • 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 Glenwood Village
  • 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 Glenwood Village ...

We have found two communities that share the name Glenwood Village.

There is one other community in North Carolina which is also named Glenwood Village.

Beyond North Carolina, there is another community also named Glenwood Village in the United States.

  • Communities Located In North Carolina ...
    • Lee County
      • This Glenwood Village is located in Lee County and lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southwest of the Glenwood Village that is located in Wake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenwood Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lee County community of Glenwood Village.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • New York
      • Suffolk County
      • This Glenwood Village is located in Suffolk County and lies 477 miles [767.7 km]<1> to the northeast of the Glenwood Village that is located in Wake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenwood Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Suffolk County community of Glenwood Village.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Glenwood Village ...

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.

  • Cedar Hill [Wake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Hill
    • Cedar Hill [Wake County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Glenwood Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Hill
  • Chestnut Hills [Wake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chestnut Hills
    • Chestnut Hills [Wake County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Glenwood Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chestnut Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chestnut Hills
  • Eden Forest [Wake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eden Forest
    • Eden Forest [Wake County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Glenwood Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Glenwood Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
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    • Glen Eden [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Eden
      • Glen Eden [Wake County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Glenwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Eden
    • 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 northwest of Glenwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Forest
    • Hickory Hills [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Hills
      • Hickory Hills [Wake County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Glenwood Village
      • 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
    • Hickory Hollow [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Hollow
      • Hickory Hollow [Wake County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Glenwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Hollow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Hollow
    • 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 Glenwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Isle Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Isle Forest
    • Kent Garden [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kent Garden
      • Kent Garden [Wake County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Glenwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kent Garden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kent Garden
    • 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 southwest of Glenwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Lake Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 northwest of Glenwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Markwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Glenwood Village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Method
    • Quail Hollow [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quail Hollow
      • Quail Hollow [Wake County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Glenwood Village
      • 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 Meadow [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quail Meadow
      • Quail Meadow [Wake County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Glenwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quail Meadow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quail Meadow
    • Quail Ridge [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quail Ridge
      • Quail Ridge [Wake County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Glenwood Village
      • 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
    • Royal Hills [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Royal Hills
      • Royal Hills [Wake County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Glenwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Royal Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Glenwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scarsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 north of Glenwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Six Forks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Glenwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Village Gate have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Village Gate
    • Waco Heights [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waco Heights
      • Waco Heights [Wake County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Glenwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waco Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waco Heights
    • 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 north of Glenwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yorkshire Downs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 Glenwood Village. 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 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast of Glenwood Village.
      • Raleigh is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast of Glenwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John 'Big John' Baker<3>
    • 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 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest of Glenwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Janis Carter<3>
    • 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 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast of Glenwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Annie Elizabeth 'Bessie' Delany<3>
    • 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 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest of Glenwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rick Ferrell<3>
    • 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 22 miles [35.4 km] to the west of Glenwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Randall Jarrell<3>
    • 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 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast of Glenwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andrew Johnson<3>
    • Jack 'Galveston Giant' Johnson     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in Galveston (Texas) on Sunday March 31, 1878 and died in Franklinton (North Carolina) on Monday June 10, 1946 at the age of 68. He is buried at Graceland Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Franklinton is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northeast of Glenwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jack 'Galveston Giant' Johnson<3>
    • 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 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest of Glenwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dewey 'Pigmeat' Markham<3>
    • 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 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest of Glenwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Janis Martin<3>
    • Clyde Lensley McPhatter     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Durham (North Carolina) on Tueday November 15, 1932 and died in New York (New York) on Tueday June 13, 1972 at the age of 39. He is buried at George Washington Memorial Park (Bergen County, New Jersey).
      • Durham is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest of Glenwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Clyde Lensley McPhatter<3>
    • 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 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest of Glenwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Anita Rose Morris<3>
    • Norman Pedro Rich     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Washington, DC on Wednesday February 26, 1930 and died in Selma (North Carolina) on Saturday January 17, 1970 at the age of 39. He is buried at Cedar Lawn Cemetery (Passaic County, New Jersey).
      • Selma is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southeast of Glenwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Norman Pedro Rich<3>
    • 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 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northeast of Glenwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Soupy Sales<3>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Raleigh, which is the Seat of Wake County and lies just to the South Southeast.
    • Raleigh, which is the State Capital of North Carolina, lies just to the south southeast (SSE).
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 230 miles [370.1 km]<1> to the north northeast (NNE). If you could drive a straight line from Glenwood Village to White House, with an average speed<4>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 shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,100 miles [9,817 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,795 miles [10,935.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,676 miles [7,525.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Wake County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Glenwood Village. 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Glenwood Village) 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 Glenwood Village. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Glenwood VillageOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glenwood Village. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8179, Longitude: -78.6644       In this case, the coordinates for Glenwood Village 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 Glenwood Village 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 308.965 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.20 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.471 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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