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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 Barrelville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Barrelville 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 Barrelville:
    • 32.686291, -80.350934
    • 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 Barrelville
  • 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 Barrelville ...

We have found one communities that share the name Barrelville.

Within South Carolina, the name Barrelville is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Maryland
      • Allegany County
      • This Barrelville is located in Allegany County and lies 491 miles [790.2 km]<1> to the north of the Barrelville that is located in Charleston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barrelville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Allegany County community of Barrelville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Barrelville ...

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 Run [Charleston County]
  • Baptist Hill [Charleston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baptist Hill
    • Baptist Hill [Charleston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Barrelville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baptist Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baptist Hill
  • Bears Bluff [Charleston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bears Bluff
    • Bears Bluff [Charleston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Barrelville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bears Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bears Bluff
  • Freedman [Charleston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freedman
    • Freedman [Charleston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Barrelville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freedman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freedman
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    • Little Edisto [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Edisto
      • Little Edisto [Charleston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Barrelville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Edisto have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Edisto
    • New Cut Landing [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Cut Landing
      • New Cut Landing [Charleston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Barrelville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Cut Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Cut Landing
    • Oakgrove [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakgrove
      • Oakgrove [Charleston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Barrelville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakgrove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakgrove
    • Pine Landing [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Landing
      • Pine Landing [Charleston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Barrelville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Landing
    • Ponpon [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ponpon
      • Ponpon [Charleston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Barrelville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ponpon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ponpon
    • Rockland [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockland
      • Rockland [Charleston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Barrelville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockland
    • Rockville [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockville
      • Rockville [Charleston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Barrelville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 138 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
    • Steamboat Landing [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steamboat Landing
      • Steamboat Landing [Charleston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Barrelville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Steamboat Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steamboat Landing

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 Barrelville. 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 ...
    • John Bennett     (Author, illustrator)
      • Author, illustrator. He was born in Chillicothe (Ohio) on Wednesday May 17, 1865 and died in Charleston (South Carolina) on Friday December 28, 1956 at the age of 91. He is buried at Magnolia Cemetery (Charleston County, South Carolina).
      • Charleston is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Barrelville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Bennett<4>
    • Junius Brutus Booth, Jr.     (Actor)
    • George Hill Dillon     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Jacksonville (Florida) on Monday November 12, 1906 and died in Charleston (South Carolina) on Thursday May 9, 1968 at the age of 61. He is buried at Evergreen Cemetery (Duval County, Florida).
      • Charleston is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Barrelville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Hill Dillon<4>
    • Julia Caroline Ripley Dorr     (Poet, author)
      • Poet, author. She was born in Charleston (South Carolina) on Sunday February 13, 1825 and died in Rutland (Vermont) on Saturday January 18, 1913 at the age of 87.
      • Charleston is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Barrelville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Julia Caroline Ripley Dorr<4>
    • Joseph William 'Smokin Joe' Frazier     (Professional boxer, Olympic Gold Medalist)
      • Professional boxer, Olympic Gold Medalist. He was born in Beaufort (South Carolina) on Wednesday January 12, 1944 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Monday November 7, 2011 at the age of 67. He is buried at Ivy Hill Cemetery (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania).
      • Beaufort is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southwest of Barrelville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph William 'Smokin Joe' Frazier<4>
    • Arthur Freedman     (Producer, lyricist)
      • Producer, lyricist. He was born in Charleston (South Carolina) on Sunday September 9, 1894 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Thursday April 12, 1973 at the age of 78. He is buried at Hillside Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Charleston is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Barrelville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Arthur Freedman<4>
    • Frank Bunker Gilbreth     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Plainfield (New Jersey) on Friday March 17, 1911 and died in Charleston (South Carolina) on Sunday February 18, 2001 at the age of 89. He is buried at Magnolia Cemetery (Charleston County, South Carolina).
      • Charleston is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Barrelville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frank Bunker Gilbreth<4>
    • Frederick William 'Freddie' Green     (Musician)
    • Dr. John Edwards Holbrook     (Zoologist, hepretologist, physician, author)
      • Zoologist, hepretologist, physician, author. He was born in Beaufort (South Carolina) on Wednesday December 31, 1794 and died in Norfolk (Massachusetts) on Friday September 8, 1871 at the age of 76. He is buried at Magnolia Cemetery (Charleston County, South Carolina).
      • Beaufort is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southwest of Barrelville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dr. John Edwards Holbrook<4>
    • James Jamerson     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Edisto Island (South Carolina) on Sunday January 29, 1939 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Tueday August 2, 1983 at the age of 44. He is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Wayne County, Michigan).
      • Edisto Island is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Barrelville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Jamerson<4>
    • Ellsworth Raymond 'Bumpy' Johnson     (Crime figure)
    • Clay Matthews, Sr.     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Charleston (South Carolina) on Wednesday August 1, 1928 and died in Mount Pleasant (South Carolina) on Thursday March 23, 2017 at the age of 88. He is buried at Live Oak Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Charleston is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Barrelville.
      • Mount Pleasant is located 32 miles [51.5 km] to the east of Barrelville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Clay Matthews, Sr.<4>
    • Josephine Lyons Scott Pinckney     (Author)
      • Author. She was born in Charleston (South Carolina) on Friday January 25, 1895 and died in New York (New York) on Friday October 4, 1957 at the age of 62. She is buried at Magnolia Cemetery (Charleston County, South Carolina).
      • Charleston is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Barrelville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Josephine Lyons Scott Pinckney<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Charleston, which is the Seat of Charleston County and lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the east northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Barrelville to Charleston, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
    • Columbia, which is the State Capital of South Carolina, lies 98 miles [157.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take three full days and walking would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 467 miles [751.6 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 6,311 miles [10,156.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,997 miles [11,260.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,883 miles [7,858.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Carolina

About Charleston County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Charleston County: www.charlestoncounty.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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Barrelville) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barrelville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6863, Longitude: -80.3509       In this case, the coordinates for Barrelville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Barrelville 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 309.918 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.838 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.046 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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