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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 Averill, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Averill and the surrounding area.

  • 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 Averill:
    • 33.074320, -81.513442
    • 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 Averill
  • 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 Averill ...

We have found four communities that share the name Averill.

Within South Carolina, the name Averill is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Florida
      • Brevard 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 Averill [Brevard County].
    • Michigan
      • Midland County
      • This Averill is located in Midland County and lies 747 miles [1,202.2 km]<2> to the north of the Averill that is located in Allendale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Averill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Midland County community of Averill.
    • Minnesota
      • Clay County
      • This Averill is located in Clay County and lies 1,241 miles [1,997.2 km]<2> to the northwest of the Averill that is located in Allendale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Averill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clay County community of Averill.
    • Vermont
      • Essex County
      • This Averill is located in Essex County and lies 975 miles [1,569.1 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Averill that is located in Allendale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Averill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Essex County community of Averill.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Averill ...

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.

  • Boiling Springs [Barnwell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boiling Springs
    • Boiling Springs [Barnwell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Averill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boiling Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
  • Hills Store [Burke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hills Store
    • Hills Store [Burke County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Averill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hills Store have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hills Store
  • Little Hell Landing [Allendale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Hell Landing
    • Little Hell Landing [Allendale County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Averill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Hell Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Hell Landing
  • Martin [Allendale County]
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    • Millett [Allendale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millett
      • Millett [Allendale County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the west of Averill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millett have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millett
    • Rock Fence Crossroads [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Fence Crossroads
      • Rock Fence Crossroads [Burke County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Averill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Fence Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Fence Crossroads
    • Steel Creek Landing [Allendale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steel Creek Landing
      • Steel Creek Landing [Allendale County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west of Averill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Steel Creek Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steel Creek Landing
    • Stoney Bluff Ferry [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stoney Bluff Ferry
      • Stoney Bluff Ferry [Burke County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Averill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoney Bluff Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoney Bluff Ferry

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Allendale, which is the Seat of Allendale County and lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the east southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Averill to Allendale, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
    • Columbia, which is the State Capital of South Carolina, lies 69 miles [111 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take about three full days and walking would take three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 473 miles [761.2 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving would take most of a day, a buggy would take 19 days and walking would take 27 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,345 miles [10,211.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,036 miles [11,323.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,920 miles [7,918 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Carolina

About Allendale County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek 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 Averill 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Averill) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Averill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0743, Longitude: -81.5134       In this case, the coordinates for Averill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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>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 Averill 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 310.576 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.65 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.364 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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