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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 Rebel City, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Rebel City 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 Rebel City:
    • 35.082676, -78.548310
    • 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 Rebel City
  • 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 Rebel City ...

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.

  • Bearskin [Sampson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bearskin
    • Bearskin [Sampson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Rebel City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bearskin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bearskin
  • Cooper [Sampson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cooper
    • Cooper [Sampson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Rebel City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cooper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cooper
  • Halls Crossroads [Sampson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halls Crossroads
    • Halls Crossroads [Sampson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Rebel City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Halls Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halls Crossroads
  • Halls Store [Sampson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halls Store
    • Halls Store [Sampson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Rebel City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Halls Store have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halls Store
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    • Hays Mill [Sampson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hays Mill
      • Hays Mill [Sampson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Rebel City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hays Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hays Mill
    • Mingo [Sampson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mingo
      • Mingo [Sampson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Rebel City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mingo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mingo
    • Orange [Sampson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orange
      • Orange [Sampson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Rebel City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orange have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orange
    • Piney Green [Sampson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piney Green
      • Piney Green [Sampson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Rebel City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piney Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piney Green

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 Rebel City. 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 ...
    • Julianne Moore     (Oscar winning actress)
      • Born: Julie Anne Smith
      • Oscar winning actress. She was born in Fort Bragg (NC) on December 3, 1960 (a Saturday)
      • Fort Bragg is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the west of Rebel City.

How Far From Rebel City to ...

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Clinton, which is the Seat of Sampson County and lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Rebel City to Clinton, with an average speed<3> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
    • Raleigh, which is the State Capital of North Carolina, lies 48 miles [77.2 km] to the north (N). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take most of two days and walking would take about three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 276 miles [444.2 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving would take four to five hours, a buggy would take 11 days and walking would take 16 days.
    • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,126 miles [9,858.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<5>
    • 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).<6>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,701 miles [7,565.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>

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

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- Rebel City) 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 Rebel City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rebel CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rebel City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0827, Longitude: -78.5483    
<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 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.
<4>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 Rebel City to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 308.914 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.033 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.666 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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