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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 Smyrna, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Smyrna 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 Smyrna:
    • 34.759329, -76.527424
    • 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 Smyrna
  • 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 Smyrna ...

We have found 37 communities that share the name Smyrna.

Within North Carolina, the name Smyrna is unique.

Beyond North Carolina, we know of another 37 communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Houston County
      • This Smyrna is located in Houston County and lies 564 miles [907.7 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Houston County community of Smyrna.
      • Randolph County
      • This Smyrna is located in Randolph County and lies 517 miles [832 km] to the west of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Randolph County community of Smyrna.
    • Arkansas
      • Clark County
      • This Smyrna is located in Clark County and lies 957 miles [1,540.1 km]<1> to the west of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clark County community of Smyrna.
      • Howard County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Smyrna [Howard County].
      • Pope County
      • This Smyrna is located in Pope County and lies 925 miles [1,488.6 km] to the west of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pope County community of Smyrna.
      • White County
      • This Smyrna is located in White County and lies 866 miles [1,393.7 km] to the west of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the White County community of Smyrna.
    • California
      • Tulare County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of Smyrna [Tulare County].
    • Delaware
      • Kent County
      • This Smyrna is located in Kent County and lies 317 miles [510.2 km]<1> to the north of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kent County community of Smyrna.
    • Florida
      • Holmes County
      • This Smyrna is located in Holmes County and lies 604 miles [972 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Holmes County community of Smyrna.
    • Georgia
      • Cobb County
      • This Smyrna is located in Cobb County and lies 459 miles [738.7 km]<1> to the west of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cobb County community of Smyrna.
      • Morgan County
      • This Smyrna is located in Morgan County and lies 400 miles [643.7 km] to the west of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Morgan County community of Smyrna.
    • Indiana
      • Decatur County
      • This Smyrna is located in Decatur County and lies 578 miles [930.2 km]<1> to the northwest of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Decatur County community of Smyrna.
      • Jefferson County
      • This Smyrna is located in Jefferson County and lies 567 miles [912.5 km] to the west northwest of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Smyrna.
    • Iowa
      • Clarke County
      • This Smyrna is located in Clarke County and lies 1,022 miles [1,644.7 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clarke County community of Smyrna.
    • Kentucky
      • Jefferson County
      • This Smyrna is located in Jefferson County and lies 557 miles [896.4 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Smyrna.
    • Louisiana
      • De Soto Parish
      • This Smyrna is located in De Soto Parish and lies 1,015 miles [1,633.5 km]<1> to the west of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the De Soto Parish community of Smyrna.
    • Maine
      • Aroostook County
      • This Smyrna is located in Aroostook County and lies 902 miles [1,451.6 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Aroostook County community of Smyrna.
    • Michigan
      • Ionia County
      • This Smyrna is located in Ionia County and lies 739 miles [1,189.3 km]<1> to the northwest of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ionia County community of Smyrna.
    • Mississippi
      • Attala County
      • This Smyrna is located in Attala County and lies 752 miles [1,210.2 km]<1> to the west of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Attala County community of Smyrna.
      • Copiah County
      • This Smyrna is located in Copiah County and lies 830 miles [1,335.8 km] to the west of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Copiah County community of Smyrna.
    • Nebraska
      • Nuckolls County
      • This Smyrna is located in Nuckolls County and lies 1,233 miles [1,984.3 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Nuckolls County community of Smyrna.
    • New York
      • Chenango County
      • This Smyrna is located in Chenango County and lies 549 miles [883.5 km]<1> to the north of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chenango County community of Smyrna.
    • Ohio
      • Harrison County
      • This Smyrna is located in Harrison County and lies 454 miles [730.6 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Harrison County community of Smyrna.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Lancaster County
      • This Smyrna is located in Lancaster County and lies 359 miles [577.8 km]<1> to the north of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lancaster County community of Smyrna.
    • South Carolina
      • Newberry County
      • This Smyrna is located in Newberry County and lies 296 miles [476.4 km]<1> to the west of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Newberry County community of Smyrna.
      • York County
      • This Smyrna is located in York County and lies 277 miles [445.8 km] to the west of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the York County community of Smyrna.
    • Tennessee
      • Carroll County
      • This Smyrna is located in Carroll County and lies 669 miles [1,076.7 km]<1> to the west of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carroll County community of Smyrna.
      • Marshall County
      • This Smyrna is located in Marshall County and lies 576 miles [927 km] to the west of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marshall County community of Smyrna.
      • Pickett County
      • This Smyrna is located in Pickett County and lies 500 miles [804.7 km] to the west northwest of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pickett County community of Smyrna.
      • Rutherford County
      • This Smyrna is located in Rutherford County and lies 568 miles [914.1 km] to the west northwest of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rutherford County community of Smyrna.
      • Warren County
      • This Smyrna is located in Warren County and lies 521 miles [838.5 km] to the west of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Warren County community of Smyrna.
    • Texas
      • Cass County
      • This Smyrna is located in Cass County and lies 1,011 miles [1,627 km]<1> to the west of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cass County community of Smyrna.
      • Harrison County
      • This Smyrna is located in Harrison County and lies 1,047 miles [1,685 km] to the west of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Harrison County community of Smyrna.
      • Montague County
      • This Smyrna is located in Montague County and lies 1,213 miles [1,952.1 km] to the west of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montague County community of Smyrna.
      • Rains County
      • This Smyrna is located in Rains County and lies 1,113 miles [1,791.2 km] to the west of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rains County community of Smyrna.
    • Virginia
      • Bedford 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 Virginia community of Smyrna [Bedford County].
    • Washington
      • Grant County
      • This Smyrna is located in Grant County and lies 2,369 miles [3,812.5 km]<1> to the northwest of the Smyrna that is located in Carteret County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grant County community of Smyrna.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Smyrna ...

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.

  • Marshallberg [Carteret County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marshallberg
    • Marshallberg [Carteret County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Smyrna
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marshallberg
  • Masontown [Carteret County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Masontown
    • Masontown [Carteret County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Smyrna
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Masontown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Masontown
  • Sealevel [Carteret County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sealevel
    • Sealevel [Carteret County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Smyrna
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sealevel have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sealevel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sealevel<5>
  • Shell Landing [Carteret County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shell Landing
    • Shell Landing [Carteret County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Smyrna
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shell Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shell Landing
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Stacy [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stacy
      • Stacy [Carteret County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Smyrna
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stacy have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stacy
    • Steep Pines Fork [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steep Pines Fork
      • Steep Pines Fork [Carteret County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Smyrna
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Steep Pines Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steep Pines Fork
    • Straits [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Straits
      • Straits [Carteret County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Smyrna
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Straits
    • Straits Haven [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Straits Haven
      • Straits Haven [Carteret County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Smyrna
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Straits Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Straits Haven
    • Tusk [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tusk
      • Tusk [Carteret County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Smyrna
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tusk have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tusk

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 Smyrna. 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 ...
    • Billy Joe Royal     (Singer)

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Beaufort, which is the Seat of Carteret County and lies just to the West Southwest.
    • Raleigh, which is the State Capital of North Carolina, lies 138 miles [222.1 km]<1> to the west northwest (WNW). If you could drive a straight line from Smyrna to Raleigh, with an average speed<7>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 287 miles [461.9 km] to the north (N). Driving would take four to five hours, a buggy would take 12 days and walking would take 17 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,051 miles [9,738.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,735 miles [10,838.9 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,622 miles [7,438.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Carteret County

About North Carolina

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

The official website for Carteret County: www.co.carteret.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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Smyrna) 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 Smyrna. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SmyrnaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smyrna. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7593, Longitude: -76.5274       In this case, the coordinates for Smyrna have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 Smyrna, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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 Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird 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 Smyrna 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 Smyrna 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 307.798 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 302.707 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.024 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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