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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 Batesville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Batesville 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 Batesville:
    • 34.850674, -82.230669
    • 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 Batesville
  • 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 Batesville ...

We have found fifteen communities that share the name Batesville.

Within South Carolina, the name Batesville is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Barbour County
      • This Batesville is located in Barbour County and lies 264 miles [424.9 km]<1> to the southwest of the Batesville that is located in Greenville County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Barbour County community of Batesville.
    • Arkansas
      • Independence County
      • This Batesville is located in Independence County and lies 532 miles [856.2 km]<1> to the west of the Batesville that is located in Greenville County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Independence County community of Batesville.
    • Georgia
      • Cherokee County
      • This Batesville is located in Cherokee County and lies 131 miles [210.8 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Batesville that is located in Greenville County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cherokee County community of Batesville.
      • Habersham County
      • This Batesville is located in Habersham County and lies 78 miles [125.5 km] to the west of the Batesville that is located in Greenville County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Habersham County community of Batesville.
    • Indiana
      • Ripley County
      • This Batesville is located in Ripley County and lies 348 miles [560.1 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Batesville that is located in Greenville County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ripley County community of Batesville.
    • Kansas
      • Woodson County
      • This Batesville is located in Woodson County and lies 785 miles [1,263.3 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Batesville that is located in Greenville County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Woodson County community of Batesville.
    • Maine
      • Aroostook County
      • This Batesville is located in Aroostook County and lies 1,063 miles [1,710.7 km]<1> to the northeast of the Batesville that is located in Greenville County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Aroostook County community of Batesville.
    • Mississippi
      • Panola County
      • This Batesville is located in Panola County and lies 438 miles [704.9 km]<1> to the west of the Batesville that is located in Greenville County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Panola County community of Batesville.
    • Missouri
      • Butler County
      • This Batesville is located in Butler County and lies 466 miles [750 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Batesville that is located in Greenville County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Butler County community of Batesville.
    • New Jersey
      • Camden 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 New Jersey community of Batesville [Camden County].
    • Ohio
      • Noble County
      • This Batesville is located in Noble County and lies 353 miles [568.1 km]<1> to the north of the Batesville that is located in Greenville County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Noble County community of Batesville.
    • Texas
      • Red River County
      • This Batesville is located in Red River County and lies 739 miles [1,189.3 km]<1> to the west of the Batesville that is located in Greenville County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Red River County community of Batesville.
      • Zavala County
      • This Batesville is located in Zavala County and lies 1,095 miles [1,762.2 km] to the west southwest of the Batesville that is located in Greenville County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Zavala County community of Batesville.
    • Utah
      • Tooele County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Utah community of Batesville [Tooele County].
    • Virginia
      • Albemarle County
      • This Batesville is located in Albemarle County and lies 291 miles [468.3 km]<1> to the northeast of the Batesville that is located in Greenville County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Albemarle County community of Batesville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Batesville ...

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.

  • Cane Brake [Greenville County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cane Brake
    • Cane Brake [Greenville County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Batesville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cane Brake have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cane Brake
  • Dove Tree [Greenville County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dove Tree
    • Dove Tree [Greenville County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Batesville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dove Tree have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dove Tree
  • Five Forks [Greenville County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Five Forks
    • Five Forks [Greenville County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Batesville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Five Forks have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Five Forks
  • Heritage Lakes [Greenville County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heritage Lakes
    • Heritage Lakes [Greenville County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Batesville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heritage Lakes have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heritage Lakes
  • Continue List   (11 more) ...
    • Lakeview Heights [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview Heights
      • Lakeview Heights [Greenville County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Batesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeview Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview Heights
    • Maplewood [Spartanburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maplewood
      • Maplewood [Spartanburg County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Batesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maplewood have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maplewood
    • Mountain Brook [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Brook
      • Mountain Brook [Greenville County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Batesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Brook
    • Oak Creek [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Creek
      • Oak Creek [Greenville County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Batesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Creek
    • Pleasant Grove [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Grove
      • Pleasant Grove [Greenville County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Batesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Grove
    • Quail Ridge [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quail Ridge
      • Quail Ridge [Greenville County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Batesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quail Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quail Ridge
    • Riverdowns [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverdowns
      • Riverdowns [Greenville County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Batesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverdowns have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverdowns
    • Silver Leaf [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Leaf
      • Silver Leaf [Greenville County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Batesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Leaf have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Leaf
    • Sugar Creek [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugar Creek
      • Sugar Creek [Greenville County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Batesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sugar Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Creek
    • Sugar Mill [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugar Mill
      • Sugar Mill [Greenville County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Batesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sugar Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Mill
    • Walkers Crossing [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walkers Crossing
      • Walkers Crossing [Greenville County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Batesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walkers Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkers Crossing

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 Batesville. 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Batesville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Abigail 'Tommye' Adams<5>
    • Pinkne 'Pink' Anderson     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Laurens (South Carolina) on Monday February 12, 1900 and died in Spartanburg (South Carolina) on Saturday October 12, 1974 at the age of 74.
      • Laurens is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southeast of Batesville.
      • Spartanburg is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Batesville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Pinkne 'Pink' Anderson<5>
    • Edward Jones Borom     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Spartanburg (South Carolina) on Friday October 30, 1914 and died in Dallas (Texas) on Friday January 7, 2011 at the age of 96. He is buried at Laurel Land Memorial Park (Dallas County, Texas).
      • Spartanburg is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Batesville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Edward Jones Borom<5>
    • Tommy Caldwell     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Spartanburg (South Carolina) on Wednesday November 9, 1949 and died in Spartanburg (South Carolina) on Monday April 28, 1980 at the age of 30. He is buried at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens (Spartanburg County, South Carolina).
      • Spartanburg is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Batesville.
      • Spartanburg is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Batesville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tommy Caldwell<5>
    • Toy T. Caldwell, Jr.     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Spartanburg (South Carolina) on Thursday November 13, 1947 and died in Moore (South Carolina) on Thursday February 25, 1993 at the age of 45. He is buried at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens (Spartanburg County, South Carolina).
      • Spartanburg is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Batesville.
      • Moore is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east of Batesville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Toy T. Caldwell, Jr.<5>
    • 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Batesville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Dickson Carr<5>
    • Reverend Gary D. 'Blind Gary' Davis     (Musician)
    • 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Batesville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James B. Davis<5>
    • Art Fowler     (Professional baseball)
      • Professional baseball. He was born in Converse (South Carolina) on Monday July 3, 1922 and died in Spartanburg (South Carolina) on Monday January 29, 2007 at the age of 84. He is buried at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens (Spartanburg County, South Carolina).
      • Converse is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northeast of Batesville.
      • Spartanburg is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Batesville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Art Fowler<5>
    • George Mathews     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in New York (New York) on Tueday October 10, 1911 and died in Caesars Head (South Carolina) on Wednesday November 7, 1984 at the age of 73.
      • Caesars Head is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the northwest of Batesville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Mathews<5>
    • James R. Packard     (Race car driver)
      • Race car driver. He was born in Spartanburg (South Carolina) on Wednesday September 23, 1931 and died in Fairfield (Illinois) on Saturday October 1, 1960 at the age of 29. He is buried at Floral Park Cemetery (Marion County, Indiana).
      • Spartanburg is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Batesville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James R. Packard<5>
    • 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Batesville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ellas Broadus Robertson<5>
    • Bobby Thompson     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Spartanburg (South Carolina) on Monday July 5, 1937 and died in Franklin (Tennessee) on Wednesday May 18, 2005 at the age of 67. He is buried at Willow Grove Cemetery (Trousdale County, Tennessee).
      • Spartanburg is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Batesville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bobby Thompson<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Greenville, which is the Seat of Greenville County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west. If you could walk a straight line from Batesville to Greenville, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Columbia, which is the State Capital of South Carolina, lies 89 miles [143.2 km] to the southeast (SE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 400 miles [643.7 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take most of a day, a buggy would take 16 days and walking would take 23 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,296 miles [10,132.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,998 miles [11,262.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,876 miles [7,847.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for South Carolina

About Greenville County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Greenville County: www.greenvillecounty.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 from Point A (ie- Batesville) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Batesville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8507, Longitude: -82.2307       In this case, the coordinates for Batesville 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 Batesville 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>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Batesville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>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.
<6>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.
<7>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 Batesville to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 311.024 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.419 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.156 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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