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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 Twin Lakes, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Twin Lakes 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 Twin Lakes:
    • 35.240717, -78.957249
    • 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 Twin Lakes
  • 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 Twin Lakes ...

We have found 39 communities that share the name Twin Lakes.

Within North Carolina, the name Twin Lakes is unique.

Beyond North Carolina, we know of another 39 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 39 communities, 38 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alberta
      • We haven't found the location of this community yet.
    • Arkansas
      • Pulaski County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Twin Lakes [Pulaski County].
    • California
      • Kern County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Kern County and lies 2,219 miles [3,571.1 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kern County community of Twin Lakes.
      • Lake County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Lake County and lies 2,395 miles [3,854.4 km] to the west northwest of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lake County community of Twin Lakes.
      • Los Angeles County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Los Angeles County and lies 2,234 miles [3,595.3 km] to the west of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Los Angeles County community of Twin Lakes.
      • Santa Cruz County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Santa Cruz County and lies 2,383 miles [3,835.1 km] to the west northwest of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Santa Cruz County community of Twin Lakes.
    • Colorado
      • Adams County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Adams County and lies 1,455 miles [2,341.6 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Adams County community of Twin Lakes.
      • Lake County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Lake County and lies 1,526 miles [2,455.9 km] to the west northwest of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lake County community of Twin Lakes.
    • Connecticut
      • Litchfield County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Litchfield County and lies 555 miles [893.2 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Litchfield County community of Twin Lakes.
    • Florida
      • Broward County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Broward County and lies 629 miles [1,012.3 km]<2> to the south of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Broward County community of Twin Lakes.
      • Orange County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Florida community of Twin Lakes [Orange County].
      • Pasco County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Florida community of Twin Lakes [Pasco County].
    • Georgia
      • Lowndes County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Lowndes County and lies 398 miles [640.5 km]<2> to the southwest of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lowndes County community of Twin Lakes.
    • Idaho
      • Kootenai County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Idaho community of Twin Lakes [Kootenai County].
    • Illinois
      • Madison County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Illinois community of Twin Lakes [Madison County].
      • Will County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Will County and lies 653 miles [1,050.9 km]<2> to the northwest of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Will County community of Twin Lakes.
    • Indiana
      • LaGrange County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in LaGrange County and lies 569 miles [915.7 km]<2> to the northwest of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the LaGrange County community of Twin Lakes.
      • Marshall County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Marshall County and lies 579 miles [931.8 km] to the northwest of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marshall County community of Twin Lakes.
    • Iowa
      • Calhoun County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Calhoun County and lies 977 miles [1,572.3 km]<2> to the northwest of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Calhoun County community of Twin Lakes.
    • Kentucky
      • Livingston County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Livingston County and lies 528 miles [849.7 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Livingston County community of Twin Lakes.
    • Maryland
      • Calvert County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Calvert County and lies 268 miles [431.3 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Calvert County community of Twin Lakes.
      • Carroll County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Carroll County and lies 326 miles [524.6 km] to the north northeast of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carroll County community of Twin Lakes.
    • Michigan
      • Cass County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Cass County and lies 604 miles [972 km]<2> to the northwest of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cass County community of Twin Lakes.
      • Houghton County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Houghton County and lies 953 miles [1,533.7 km] to the north northwest of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Houghton County community of Twin Lakes.
    • Minnesota
      • Freeborn County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Freeborn County and lies 959 miles [1,543.4 km]<2> to the northwest of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Freeborn County community of Twin Lakes.
    • Mississippi
      • DeSoto County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in DeSoto County and lies 629 miles [1,012.3 km]<2> to the west of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the DeSoto County community of Twin Lakes.
    • New Mexico
      • McKinley County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in McKinley County and lies 1,670 miles [2,687.6 km]<2> to the west of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the McKinley County community of Twin Lakes.
    • Ohio
      • Allen County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Twin Lakes [Allen County].
      • Miami County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Twin Lakes [Miami County].
      • Portage County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Portage County and lies 431 miles [693.6 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Portage County community of Twin Lakes.
    • Oklahoma
      • Kingfisher County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Kingfisher County and lies 1,050 miles [1,689.8 km]<2> to the west of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kingfisher County community of Twin Lakes.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Dauphin County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Dauphin County and lies 366 miles [589 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dauphin County community of Twin Lakes.
      • Pike County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Pike County and lies 478 miles [769.3 km] to the north northeast of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pike County community of Twin Lakes.
    • South Carolina
      • Anderson County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Anderson County and lies 215 miles [346 km]<2> to the west of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Anderson County community of Twin Lakes.
      • Dorchester County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Dorchester County and lies 171 miles [275.2 km] to the south southwest of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dorchester County community of Twin Lakes.
      • Spartanburg County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Spartanburg County and lies 175 miles [281.6 km] to the west of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Spartanburg County community of Twin Lakes.
      • Sumter County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Sumter County and lies 124 miles [199.6 km] to the southwest of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sumter County community of Twin Lakes.
    • Utah
      • Salt Lake County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Salt Lake County and lies 1,822 miles [2,932.2 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Salt Lake County community of Twin Lakes.
    • Wisconsin
      • Kenosha County
      • This Twin Lakes is located in Kenosha County and lies 708 miles [1,139.4 km]<2> to the northwest of the Twin Lakes that is located in Harnett County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Lakes
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kenosha County community of Twin Lakes.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Twin Lakes ...

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.

  • Barbecue [Harnett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barbecue
    • Barbecue [Harnett County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northwest of Twin Lakes
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barbecue
  • Casablanca [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Casablanca
    • Casablanca [Cumberland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south of Twin Lakes
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Casablanca have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Casablanca
  • Eureka Springs [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eureka Springs
    • Eureka Springs [Cumberland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Twin Lakes
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eureka Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eureka Springs
  • Flat Branch [Harnett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flat Branch
    • Flat Branch [Harnett County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Twin Lakes
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flat Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flat Branch
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hairtown [Harnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hairtown
      • Hairtown [Harnett County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Twin Lakes
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hairtown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hairtown
    • Hillendale [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillendale
      • Hillendale [Cumberland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south of Twin Lakes
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillendale have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillendale
    • Rollingwood [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rollingwood
      • Rollingwood [Cumberland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the south of Twin Lakes
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rollingwood have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rollingwood
    • Spout Springs [Harnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spout Springs
      • Spout Springs [Harnett County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west of Twin Lakes
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spout Springs
    • Summer [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summer
      • Summer [Cumberland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south of Twin Lakes
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summer have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summer
    • Walkertown [Harnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walkertown
      • Walkertown [Harnett County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the east of Twin Lakes
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walkertown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkertown

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 Twin Lakes. 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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    • 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south of Twin Lakes.

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

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

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    • Lillington, which is the Seat of Harnett County and lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Twin Lakes to Lillington, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take 6 hours 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 41 miles [66 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take just about two full days and walking would take about three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 273 miles [439.4 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<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,137 miles [9,876.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,831 miles [10,993.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,713 miles [7,584.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Find a Community within North Carolina

About Harnett County

About North Carolina

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

The official website for Harnett County: www.harnett.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Twin Lakes 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.
<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- Twin Lakes) 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 Twin Lakes. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Twin LakesOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Twin Lakes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2407, Longitude: -78.9572       In this case, the coordinates for Twin Lakes have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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 Twin Lakes, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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 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 Twin Lakes 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 309.143 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.318 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.771 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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