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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 Bowersville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Bowersville 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 Bowersville:
    • 39.581093, -83.723547
    • 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 Bowersville
  • 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 Bowersville ...

We found four communities that share the name Bowersville.

Within Ohio, the name Bowersville is unique.

Beyond Ohio, we know of another four communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Georgia
      • Hart County
      • This Bowersville is located in Hart County and lies 361 miles [581 km]<1> to the south of the Bowersville that is located in Greene County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hart County community of Bowersville.
    • Oregon
      • Polk 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 Oregon community of Bowersville [Polk County].
    • Pennsylvania
      • Jefferson County
      • This Bowersville is located in Jefferson County and lies 272 miles [437.7 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Bowersville that is located in Greene County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Bowersville.
    • Virginia
      • Caroline County
      • This Bowersville is located in Caroline County and lies 363 miles [584.2 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Bowersville that is located in Greene County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Caroline County community of Bowersville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bowersville ...

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.

  • Edgefield
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edgefield have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgefield
    • Edgefield is located in Fayette County
  • Gunnerville
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gunnerville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gunnerville
    • Gunnerville is located in Greene County
  • Jamestown
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jamestown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jamestown
    • Jamestown is located in Greene County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,146 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jamestown <4>
  • Mechanicsville ‑ Historic
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mechanicsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mechanicsville
    • Mechanicsville is located in Greene County
  • Melvin
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Melvin have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melvin
    • Melvin is located in Clinton County
  • Mount Pleasant
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
    • Mount Pleasant is located in Clinton County
  • Paintersville
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paintersville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paintersville
    • Paintersville is located in Greene County
  • Pleasant View
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant View have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant View
    • Pleasant View is located in Fayette County
  • Powderlick
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powderlick have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powderlick
    • Powderlick is located in Clinton County
  • Silver Springs
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Springs
    • Silver Springs is located in Greene County
  • Starbucktown
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Starbucktown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Starbucktown
    • Starbucktown is located in Clinton County

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

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

  • Xenia, which is the Seat of Greene County, lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Bowersville to Xenia, 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.
  • Columbus, which is the State Capital of Ohio, lies 47 miles [75.6 km] to the northeast (NE). 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 360 miles [579.4 km] to the east (E). Driving would take 6 hours, a buggy would take 14 days and walking would take 21 days.
  • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,142 miles [9,884.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,865 miles [11,048.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,741 miles [7,629.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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

The official website for Greene County: www.co.greene.oh.us/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Bowersville) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bowersville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5811, Longitude: -83.7235       In this case, the coordinates for Bowersville 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 Bowersville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Bowersville 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 311.933 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.145 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 307.401 degrees.









 

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