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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 Arrowood, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Arrowood 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 Arrowood:
    • 34.173489, -79.841453
    • 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 Arrowood
  • 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 Arrowood ...

We have found seven communities that share the name Arrowood.

There is one other community in South Carolina which is also named Arrowood.

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

  • Communities Located In South Carolina ...
    • Cherokee County
      • This Arrowood is located in Cherokee County and lies 118 miles [189.9 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Arrowood that is located in Florence County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arrowood
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cherokee County community of Arrowood.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Colorado
      • Boulder County
      • This Arrowood is located in Boulder County and lies 1,466 miles [2,359.3 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Arrowood that is located in Florence County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arrowood
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Boulder County community of Arrowood.
    • Georgia
      • Fulton County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Arrowood [Fulton County].
    • Kentucky
      • Breathitt County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kentucky community of Arrowood [Breathitt County].
    • Maryland
      • Montgomery County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Maryland community of Arrowood [Montgomery County].
    • North Carolina
      • Mecklenburg County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Arrowood [Mecklenburg County].
      • Wake County
      • This Arrowood is located in Wake County and lies 131 miles [210.8 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Arrowood that is located in Florence County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arrowood
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wake County community of Arrowood.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Arrowood ...

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.

  • Alligator Lake [Florence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alligator Lake
    • Alligator Lake [Florence County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Arrowood
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alligator Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alligator Lake
  • College Park [Florence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for College Park
    • College Park [Florence County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Arrowood
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for College Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Park
  • Cypress Point [Florence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cypress Point
    • Cypress Point [Florence County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Arrowood
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cypress Point have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cypress Point
  • Ebenezer [Florence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ebenezer
    • Ebenezer [Florence County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Arrowood
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ebenezer
  • Continue List   (14 more) ...
    • Enchanted Meadows [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enchanted Meadows
      • Enchanted Meadows [Florence County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Arrowood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enchanted Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enchanted Meadows
    • Farmwood [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmwood
      • Farmwood [Florence County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Arrowood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmwood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmwood
    • Ferndale [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferndale
      • Ferndale [Florence County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Arrowood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferndale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferndale
    • Grove Park [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grove Park
      • Grove Park [Florence County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Arrowood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grove Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grove Park
    • Heritage [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heritage
      • Heritage [Florence County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Arrowood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heritage have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heritage
    • Hillcrest [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillcrest
      • Hillcrest [Florence County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Arrowood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillcrest have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillcrest
    • Kelly Farms [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kelly Farms
      • Kelly Farms [Florence County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Arrowood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kelly Farms have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kelly Farms
    • Kings Grant [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Grant
      • Kings Grant [Florence County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Arrowood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kings Grant have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Grant
    • Landmark Woods [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Landmark Woods
      • Landmark Woods [Florence County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Arrowood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Landmark Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Landmark Woods
    • Longleaf [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longleaf
      • Longleaf [Florence County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Arrowood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Longleaf have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longleaf
    • Pineneedles [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pineneedles
      • Pineneedles [Florence County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Arrowood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pineneedles have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pineneedles
    • Rose Hill [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Hill
      • Rose Hill [Florence County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Arrowood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Hill
    • South Park [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Park
      • South Park [Florence County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Arrowood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Park
    • Sweetbriar [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweetbriar
      • Sweetbriar [Florence County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Arrowood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweetbriar have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweetbriar

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 Arrowood. 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 ...
    • Francis 'Scrapper' Blackwell     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Syracuse (South Carolina) on Saturday February 21, 1903 and died in Indianapolis (Indiana) on Sunday October 7, 1962 at the age of 59. He is buried at New Crown Cemetery (Marion County, Indiana).
      • Syracuse is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest of Arrowood.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Francis 'Scrapper' Blackwell<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Florence, which is the Seat of Florence County and lies just to the East Northeast.
    • Columbia, which is the State Capital of South Carolina, lies 69 miles [111 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could walk a straight line from Arrowood to Columbia, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take about three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 361 miles [581 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take 6 hours, a buggy would take 15 days and walking would take 21 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,223 miles [10,014.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,914 miles [11,127 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,797 miles [7,720 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in South Carolina

About Florence County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Florence County: www.florenceco.org/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arrowood) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arrowood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1735, Longitude: -79.8415       In this case, the coordinates for Arrowood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 Arrowood 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.
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>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.
<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 Arrowood 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 309.649 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.743 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 307.434 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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