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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 Green Hill, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Green Hill 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 Green Hill:
    • 35.407065, -82.041774
    • 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 Green Hill
  • 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 Green Hill ...

We have found 31 communities that share the name Green Hill.

There are two communities within North Carolina that are also named Green Hill.

Beyond North Carolina, we know of another 29 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 29 communities, 30 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Located In North Carolina ...
    • Washington County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Green Hill [Washington County].
    • Watauga County
      • This Green Hill is located in Watauga County and lies 53 miles [85.3 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Green Hill that is located in Rutherford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Watauga County community of Green Hill.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Lauderdale County
      • This Green Hill is located in Lauderdale County and lies 310 miles [498.9 km]<2> to the west of the Green Hill that is located in Rutherford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lauderdale County community of Green Hill.
    • Arkansas
      • Drew County
      • This Green Hill is located in Drew County and lies 574 miles [923.8 km]<2> to the west of the Green Hill that is located in Rutherford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Drew County community of Green Hill.
    • Delaware
      • Sussex County
      • This Green Hill is located in Sussex County and lies 444 miles [714.5 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Green Hill that is located in Rutherford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sussex County community of Green Hill.
    • Georgia
      • Screven County
      • This Green Hill is located in Screven County and lies 188 miles [302.6 km]<2> to the south of the Green Hill that is located in Rutherford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Screven County community of Green Hill.
      • Stewart County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Green Hill [Stewart County].
    • Indiana
      • Warren County
      • This Green Hill is located in Warren County and lies 442 miles [711.3 km]<2> to the northwest of the Green Hill that is located in Rutherford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Warren County community of Green Hill.
    • Kentucky
      • Jackson County
      • This Green Hill is located in Jackson County and lies 168 miles [270.4 km]<2> to the northwest of the Green Hill that is located in Rutherford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson County community of Green Hill.
      • Warren County
      • This Green Hill is located in Warren County and lies 259 miles [416.8 km] to the west northwest of the Green Hill that is located in Rutherford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Warren County community of Green Hill.
    • Maryland
      • Washington County
      • This Green Hill is located in Washington County and lies 372 miles [598.7 km]<2> to the northeast of the Green Hill that is located in Rutherford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Green Hill.
      • Wicomico County
      • This Green Hill is located in Wicomico County and lies 399 miles [642.1 km] to the east northeast of the Green Hill that is located in Rutherford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wicomico County community of Green Hill.
    • Mississippi
      • Yazoo County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Mississippi community of Green Hill [Yazoo County].
    • New Brunswick
      • This Green Hill lies 1,097 miles [1,765.5 km]<2> to the northeast of the Green Hill that is located in Rutherford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
    • Ohio
      • Columbiana County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Green Hill [Columbiana County].
    • Pennsylvania
      • Chester County
      • This Green Hill is located in Chester County and lies 473 miles [761.2 km]<2> to the northeast of the Green Hill that is located in Rutherford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chester County community of Green Hill.
      • Fulton County
      • This Green Hill is located in Fulton County and lies 383 miles [616.4 km] to the north northeast of the Green Hill that is located in Rutherford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fulton County community of Green Hill.
      • York County
      • This Green Hill is located in York County and lies 428 miles [688.8 km] to the northeast of the Green Hill that is located in Rutherford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the York County community of Green Hill.
    • Rhode Island
      • Washington County
      • This Green Hill is located in Washington County and lies 698 miles [1,123.3 km]<2> to the northeast of the Green Hill that is located in Rutherford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Green Hill.
    • South Carolina
      • Berkeley County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Carolina community of Green Hill [Berkeley County].
      • Charleston County
      • This Green Hill is located in Charleston County and lies 220 miles [354.1 km]<2> to the south southeast of the Green Hill that is located in Rutherford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Charleston County community of Green Hill.
      • Chesterfield County
      • This Green Hill is located in Chesterfield County and lies 124 miles [199.6 km] to the east southeast of the Green Hill that is located in Rutherford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chesterfield County community of Green Hill.
      • Darlington County
      • This Green Hill is located in Darlington County and lies 130 miles [209.2 km] to the east southeast of the Green Hill that is located in Rutherford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Darlington County community of Green Hill.
      • Williamsburg County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Carolina community of Green Hill [Williamsburg County].
    • Tennessee
      • Warren County
      • This Green Hill is located in Warren County and lies 212 miles [341.2 km]<2> to the west of the Green Hill that is located in Rutherford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Warren County community of Green Hill.
      • Washington County
      • This Green Hill is located in Washington County and lies 66 miles [106.2 km] to the north northwest of the Green Hill that is located in Rutherford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Green Hill.
      • Wilson County
      • This Green Hill is located in Wilson County and lies 258 miles [415.2 km] to the west northwest of the Green Hill that is located in Rutherford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wilson County community of Green Hill.
    • Texas
      • Titus County
      • This Green Hill is located in Titus County and lies 752 miles [1,210.2 km]<2> to the west of the Green Hill that is located in Rutherford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Titus County community of Green Hill.
    • Virginia
      • Campbell County
      • This Green Hill is located in Campbell County and lies 200 miles [321.9 km]<2> to the northeast of the Green Hill that is located in Rutherford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Campbell County community of Green Hill.
      • Roanoke County
      • This Green Hill is located in Roanoke County and lies 168 miles [270.4 km] to the northeast of the Green Hill that is located in Rutherford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Roanoke County community of Green Hill.
    • West Virginia
      • Wetzel County
      • This Green Hill is located in Wetzel County and lies 300 miles [482.8 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Green Hill that is located in Rutherford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wetzel County community of Green Hill.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Green Hill ...

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.

  • Cuba [Rutherford County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuba
    • Cuba [Rutherford County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northeast of Green Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuba have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Gage [Rutherford County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gage
    • Gage [Rutherford County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Green Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gage have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Pea Ridge [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pea Ridge
    • Pea Ridge [Polk County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Green Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pea Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pea Ridge
  • Poplar Grove [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplar Grove
    • Poplar Grove [Polk County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west of Green Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poplar Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplar Grove
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Riverbend [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverbend
      • Riverbend [Rutherford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west of Green Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverbend have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverbend
    • Rock Springs [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Springs
      • Rock Springs [Polk County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west of Green Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Springs
    • Shingle Hollow [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shingle Hollow
      • Shingle Hollow [Rutherford County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Green Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shingle Hollow have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shingle Hollow
    • Thermal Valley [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thermal Valley
      • Thermal Valley [Rutherford County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Green Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thermal Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thermal Valley
    • Union [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
      • Union [Rutherford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Green Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
    • Union Mills [Rutherford County]

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 Green Hill. 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 ...
    • 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).
      • Caroleen is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast of Green Hill.
      • Rutherfordton is located 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast of Green Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Forrest Harrill 'Smoky' Burgess<6>
    • 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 29 miles [46.7 km] to the east of Green Hill.
    • Eddie Jackson     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Forest City (North Carolina) on Wednesday September 4, 1946 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Monday May 3, 2010 at the age of 63. He is buried at Mt. Peace Cemetery (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania).
      • Forest City is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast of Green Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Eddie Jackson<6>
    • Earl Scruggs     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Flint Hill (North Carolina) on Sunday January 6, 1924 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Wednesday March 28, 2012 at the age of 88. He is buried at Spring Hill Cemetery (Davidson County, Tennessee).
      • Flint Hill is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast of Green Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Earl Scruggs<6>
    • 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 24 miles [38.6 km] to the west of Green Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert 'Buffalo Bob' Smith<6>

How Far From Green Hill to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Green Hill to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Rutherfordton, which is the Seat of Rutherford County and lies just to the East Southeast.
    • Raleigh, which is the State Capital of North Carolina, lies 192 miles [309 km]<2> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Green Hill to Raleigh, with an average speed<7>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take a little over three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 11 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 8 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 365 miles [587.4 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take 6 hours, a buggy would take 15 days and walking would take 21 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,263 miles [10,079.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,966 miles [11,210.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,844 miles [7,795.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Rutherford County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rutherford County: www.rutherfordcountync.gov/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Green Hill, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>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- Green Hill) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Green Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4071, Longitude: -82.0418       In this case, the coordinates for Green Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Green Hill could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>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.
<8>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 Green Hill to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 310.92 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.38 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 307.925 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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