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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 Ashley Estates, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Ashley Estates 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 Ashley Estates:
    • 34.691774, -82.792086
    • 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 Ashley Estates
  • 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 Ashley Estates ...

We have found one communities that share the name Ashley Estates.

Within South Carolina, the name Ashley Estates is unique.

Beyond South Carolina, there is another community also named Ashley Estates in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Florida
      • Hillsborough County
      • This Ashley Estates is located in Hillsborough County and lies 467 miles [751.6 km]<1> to the south of the Ashley Estates that is located in Pickens County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashley Estates
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsborough County community of Ashley Estates.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Ashley Estates ...

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.

  • Adams Crossing [Oconee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adams Crossing
    • Adams Crossing [Oconee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Ashley Estates
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adams Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adams Crossing
  • Camelot [Pickens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camelot
    • Camelot [Pickens County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Ashley Estates
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camelot have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camelot
  • Cateechee [Pickens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cateechee
    • Cateechee [Pickens County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Ashley Estates
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cateechee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cateechee
  • Central [Pickens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central
    • Central [Pickens County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Ashley Estates
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,452 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Central<3>
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    • Cherokee Gardens [Oconee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherokee Gardens
      • Cherokee Gardens [Oconee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Ashley Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherokee Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherokee Gardens
    • Cherrys Crossing [Oconee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherrys Crossing
      • Cherrys Crossing [Oconee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Ashley Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherrys Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherrys Crossing
    • Meadow Brook [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Brook
      • Meadow Brook [Pickens County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Ashley Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Brook
    • Meadow Rose [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Rose
      • Meadow Rose [Pickens County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Ashley Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Rose have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Rose
    • Pickens Ferry [Oconee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pickens Ferry
      • Pickens Ferry [Oconee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Ashley Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pickens Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickens Ferry
    • Poplar Cove [Oconee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplar Cove
      • Poplar Cove [Oconee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Ashley Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poplar Cove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplar Cove
    • Skyview [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skyview
      • Skyview [Pickens County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Ashley Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skyview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skyview
    • Stone Haven [Oconee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stone Haven
      • Stone Haven [Oconee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Ashley Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stone Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stone Haven

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 Ashley Estates. 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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    • Abigail 'Tommye' Adams     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Greenville (South Carolina) on Wednesday January 11, 1922 and died in Beverly Hills (California) on Sunday February 13, 1955 at the age of 33.
      • Greenville is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northeast of Ashley Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Abigail 'Tommye' Adams<4>
    • Chadwick Aaron Boseman     (Actor, producer)
      • Actor, producer. He was born in Anderson (South Carolina) on Monday November 29, 1976 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Friday August 28, 2020 at the age of 43.
      • Anderson is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast of Ashley Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Chadwick Aaron Boseman<4>
    • John Dickson Carr     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Uniontown (Pennsylvania) on Friday November 30, 1906 and died in Greenville (South Carolina) on Sunday February 27, 1977 at the age of 70. He is buried at Springwood Cemetery (Greenville County, South Carolina).
      • Greenville is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northeast of Ashley Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Dickson Carr<4>
    • James B. Davis     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Greenville (South Carolina) on Tueday June 6, 1916 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Tueday April 17, 2007 at the age of 90. He is buried at Rolling Green Memorial Park (Chester County, Pennsylvania).
      • Greenville is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northeast of Ashley Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James B. Davis<4>
    • Ellas Broadus Robertson     (Author)
      • Author. She was born in Greenville (South Carolina) on Friday April 19, 1872 and died in Louisville (Kentucky) on Monday December 3, 1945 at the age of 73. She is buried at Cave Hill Cemetery (Jefferson County, Kentucky).
      • Greenville is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northeast of Ashley Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ellas Broadus Robertson<4>
    • Charles Isham 'C.I.' Taylor     (Negro League Baseball)
      • Negro League Baseball. He was born in Anderson (South Carolina) on Wednesday January 20, 1875 and died in Indianapolis (Indiana) on Thursday February 23, 1922 at the age of 47. He is buried at Crown Hill Cemetery (Marion County, Indiana).
      • Anderson is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast of Ashley Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles Isham 'C.I.' Taylor<4>
    • Mack McBee Williams     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Pickens (South Carolina) on Friday February 8, 1907 and died in Hollywood (California) on Thursday July 29, 1965 at the age of 58. He is buried at Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery (San Diego County, California).
      • Pickens is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the north of Ashley Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mack McBee Williams<4>

How Far From Ashley Estates to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Ashley Estates to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Pickens, which is the Seat of Pickens County and lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Ashley Estates to Pickens, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
    • Columbia, which is the State Capital of South Carolina, lies 110 miles [177 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 430 miles [692 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take most of a day, a buggy would take 17 days and walking would take 25 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,328 miles [10,183.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,030 miles [11,313.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,908 miles [7,898.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Pickens County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pickens County: www.co.pickens.sc.us/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Ashley Estates) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashley Estates. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6918, Longitude: -82.7921       In this case, the coordinates for Ashley Estates have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Ashley Estates 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 311.348 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.769 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.42 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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