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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 Grape Grove, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Grape Grove 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 Grape Grove:
    • 39.716441, -83.681541
    • 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 Grape Grove
  • 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 Grape Grove ...

We found one communities that share the name Grape Grove.

Within Ohio, the name Grape Grove is unique.

Beyond Ohio, there is another community also named Grape Grove in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Missouri
      • Ray County
      • Although located in Ray County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ray County community of Grape Grove.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Grape Grove ...

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.

  • Blessing
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blessing have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blessing
    • Blessing is located in Fayette County
  • Bowersville
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowersville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowersville
    • Bowersville is located in Greene County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 332 people
  • Cedarville
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
  • Edgefield
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edgefield have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgefield
    • Edgefield is located in Fayette County
  • Jamestown
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jamestown have been provided by the GNIS.<1> 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 <2>
  • Mechanicsville ‑ Historic
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mechanicsville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mechanicsville
    • Mechanicsville is located in Greene County
  • Pitchin
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pitchin have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pitchin
    • Pitchin is located in Clark County
  • Pleasant View
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant View have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant View
    • Pleasant View is located in Fayette County
  • Shady Grove
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shady Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shady Grove
    • Shady Grove is located in Fayette County
  • Stringtown
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stringtown have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stringtown
    • Stringtown is located in Greene County

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<3> beginning in Grape Grove and extending to:

  • Xenia, which is the Seat of Greene County, lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west. If you could walk a straight line from Grape Grove to Xenia, with an average speed<4> 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 40 miles [64.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE). 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 over two days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC) is 359 miles [577.8 km] to the east (E). Driving would take five to six hours, a buggy would take 14 days and walking would take 21 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,134 miles [9,871.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,857 miles [11,035.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,733 miles [7,617 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Grape Grove. 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>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.
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Grape Grove) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grape Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7164, Longitude: -83.6815    
<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 Grape Grove 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 311.904 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.132 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 307.34 degrees.









 

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