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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 Goshen Grove, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Goshen Grove 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 Goshen Grove:
    • 35.275694, -81.055353
    • 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 Goshen Grove
  • 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 Goshen Grove ...

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.

  • Berryhill [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berryhill
    • Berryhill [Mecklenburg County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Goshen Grove
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Berryhill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berryhill
  • Craig Heights [Gaston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Craig Heights
    • Craig Heights [Gaston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Goshen Grove
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Craig Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Craig Heights
  • Deerwood [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deerwood
    • Deerwood [Mecklenburg County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Goshen Grove
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deerwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deerwood
  • Groves [Gaston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Groves
    • Groves [Gaston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Goshen Grove
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Groves have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Groves
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    • Hope Farm [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hope Farm
      • Hope Farm [Mecklenburg County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Goshen Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hope Farm have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hope Farm
    • Kellyville [Mecklenburg County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kellyville
      • Kellyville [Mecklenburg County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Goshen Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kellyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Love Park [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Love Park
      • Love Park [Gaston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Goshen Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Love Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Love Park
    • Mount Holly [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Holly
      • Mount Holly [Gaston County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Goshen Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,415 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Holly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Holly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Holly<3>
    • Mountain Island [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Island
      • Mountain Island [Gaston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Goshen Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Island have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Island
    • Paradise Point [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paradise Point
      • Paradise Point [Gaston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Goshen Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paradise Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradise Point
    • Paw Creek [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paw Creek
      • Paw Creek [Mecklenburg County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Goshen Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paw Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paw Creek
    • Pine Island [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Island
      • Pine Island [Mecklenburg County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Goshen Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Island have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Island
    • Springwood [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springwood
      • Springwood [Gaston County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Goshen Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springwood
    • Stanley [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanley
      • Stanley [Gaston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Goshen Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,793 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanley<3>
    • Town Park [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Town Park
      • Town Park [Mecklenburg County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Goshen Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Town Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Town Park
    • Wildwood [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wildwood
      • Wildwood [Mecklenburg County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Goshen Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wildwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wildwood

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 Goshen Grove. 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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    • Theodore Wade 'Ted' Abernathy     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Stanley (North Carolina) on Monday March 6, 1933 and died in Gastonia (North Carolina) on Thursday December 16, 2004 at the age of 71. He is buried at Gaston Memorial Park (Gaston County, North Carolina).
      • Stanley is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north of Goshen Grove.
      • Gastonia is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west of Goshen Grove.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Theodore Wade 'Ted' Abernathy<4>
    • Elvia Allman     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Enochville (North Carolina) on Monday September 19, 1904 and died in Santa Monica (California) on Friday March 6, 1992 at the age of 87.
      • Enochville is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the northeast of Goshen Grove.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Elvia Allman<4>
    • Reverend Ernest Angley     (Televangelist, author)
      • Televangelist, author. He was born in Mooresville (North Carolina) on Tueday August 9, 1921 and died in Akron (Ohio) on Friday May 7, 2021 at the age of 99.
      • Mooresville is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northeast of Goshen Grove.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Reverend Ernest Angley<4>
    • Virginia Dale     (Actress)
    • Clarence T. Dixon     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Charlotte (North Carolina) on Monday June 4, 1923 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Saturday January 25, 1992 at the age of 68. He is buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Charlotte is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east of Goshen Grove.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Clarence T. Dixon<4>
    • Ivan Nathaniel Dixon III     (Actor, director, producer)
      • Actor, director, producer. He was born in New York (New York) on Monday April 6, 1931 and died in Charlotte (North Carolina) on Sunday March 16, 2008 at the age of 76. The body was cremated.
      • Charlotte is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east of Goshen Grove.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ivan Nathaniel Dixon III<4>
    • Hal England     (Actor)
    • Spencer Gettys     (Negro League Baseball)
      • Negro League Baseball. He was born in Rock Hill (South Carolina) on Thursday June 8, 1916 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Thursday November 18, 2004 at the age of 88. He is buried at Rolling Green Memorial Park (Chester County, Pennsylvania).
      • Rock Hill is located 23 miles [37 km] to the south of Goshen Grove.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Spencer Gettys<4>
    • Donald Eugene Gibson     (Songwriter, musician)
      • Songwriter, musician. He was born in Shelby (North Carolina) on Tueday April 3, 1928 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Monday November 17, 2003 at the age of 75. He is buried at Sunset Cemetery (Cleveland County, North Carolina).
      • Shelby is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the west of Goshen Grove.
    • Annie Montrose Hagins     (Actress, activist)
    • Wilbert Harrison     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Charlotte (North Carolina) on Saturday January 5, 1929 and died in Spencer (North Carolina) on Wednesday October 26, 1994 at the age of 65. He is buried at North Pinewood Cemetery (Mecklenburg County, North Carolina).
      • Charlotte is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east of Goshen Grove.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Wilbert Harrison<4>
    • Daisy and Violet Hilton     (Conjoined twins, sideshow performers)
      • Conjoined twins, sideshow performers. She was born in Brighton (England) on Wednesday February 5, 1908 and died in Charlotte (North Carolina) on Saturday January 4, 1969 at the age of 60.
      • Charlotte is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east of Goshen Grove.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Daisy and Violet Hilton<4>
    • Andrew Jackson     (7th President of the US (1829 - 1837))
      • 7th President of the US (1829 - 1837). He was born in Waxhaw (North Carolina) on Sunday March 15, 1767 and died in Hermitage (Tennessee) on Sunday June 8, 1845 at the age of 78.
      • Waxhaw is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southeast of Goshen Grove.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andrew Jackson<4>

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

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

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    • Gastonia, which is the Seat of Gaston County and lies just to the West.
    • Raleigh, which is the State Capital of North Carolina, lies 140 miles [225.3 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could drive a straight line from Goshen Grove to Raleigh, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 333 miles [535.9 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take five to six hours, a buggy would take 13 days and walking would take 19 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,227 miles [10,021.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,927 miles [11,147.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,806 miles [7,734.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Gaston County: www.co.gaston.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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Goshen Grove) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goshen Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2757, Longitude: -81.0554       In this case, the coordinates for Goshen Grove 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 Goshen Grove 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 310.345 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.701 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 307.573 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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