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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 Rhoney, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Rhoney and the surrounding area.

  • 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 Rhoney:
    • 35.625688, -81.332585
    • 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 Rhoney
  • 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 Rhoney ...

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.

  • Advent Crossroads (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Advent Crossroads
    • Advent Crossroads lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Rhoney and is located in Catawba County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Advent Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Advent Crossroads
  • Cat Square (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cat Square
    • Cat Square lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Rhoney and is located in Lincoln County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cat Square have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cat Square
  • Daniels (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daniels
    • Daniels was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Rhoney and is located in Lincoln County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daniels have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Fairbrook (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairbrook
    • Fairbrook lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Rhoney and is located in Catawba County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairbrook
  • Fairgrove (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairgrove
    • Fairgrove lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Rhoney and is located in Catawba County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairgrove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairgrove
  • Henry (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henry
    • Henry lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Rhoney and is located in Lincoln County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henry
  • Henry River (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henry River
    • Henry River lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Rhoney and is located in Burke County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henry River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henry River
  • Hickory (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory
    • Hickory lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Rhoney and is located in Catawba County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,473 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory
  • Long View (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long View
    • Long View lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Rhoney and is located in Catawba County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,951 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long View
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Maiden (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maiden
      • Maiden lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Rhoney and is located in Catawba County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maiden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maiden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maiden<3>
    • Mountain View (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain View
      • Mountain View lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Rhoney and is located in Catawba County
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
    • Plateau (2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plateau
      • Plateau lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Rhoney and is located in Catawba County
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plateau have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plateau
    • Pleasant (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast) - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant
      • Pleasant was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Rhoney and is located in Lincoln County
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Startown (3 miles [4.8 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Startown
      • Startown lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Rhoney and is located in Catawba County
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Startown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Startown
    • Sweetwater (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweetwater
      • Sweetwater lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Rhoney and is located in Catawba County
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweetwater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweetwater

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Newton, which is the Seat of Catawba County and lies just to the East Northeast.
    • Raleigh, which is the State Capital of North Carolina, lies 151 miles [243 km]<1> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Rhoney to Raleigh, with an average speed<4>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 9 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 326 miles [524.6 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<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,223 miles [10,014.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,925 miles [11,144.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,803 miles [7,729.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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The official website for Catawba County: www.co.catawba.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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rhoney) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Rhoney. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RhoneyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rhoney. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6257, Longitude: -81.3326       In this case, the coordinates for Rhoney 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>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 Rhoney 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 310.507 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.937 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 307.579 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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