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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 Bayview Acres, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Bayview Acres 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 Bayview Acres:
    • 32.795176, -79.890920
    • 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 Bayview Acres
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bayview Acres ...

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.

  • Avian Park [Charleston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avian Park
    • Avian Park [Charleston County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Bayview Acres
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Avian Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avian Park
  • Creekside Park [Charleston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creekside Park
    • Creekside Park [Charleston County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Bayview Acres
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creekside Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creekside Park
  • Garden Hill [Charleston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden Hill
    • Garden Hill [Charleston County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Bayview Acres
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden Hill
  • Harborgate [Charleston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harborgate
    • Harborgate [Charleston County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Bayview Acres
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harborgate have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harborgate
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    • Heritage [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heritage
      • Heritage [Charleston County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Bayview Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heritage have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heritage
    • Hickory Shadows [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Shadows
      • Hickory Shadows [Charleston County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Bayview Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Shadows have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Shadows
    • Miltons Ferry [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Miltons Ferry
      • Miltons Ferry [Charleston County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Bayview Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Miltons Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Miltons Ferry
    • Parish Place [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parish Place
      • Parish Place [Charleston County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Bayview Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parish Place have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parish Place
    • Waterway Arms [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterway Arms
      • Waterway Arms [Charleston County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Bayview Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterway Arms have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterway Arms

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 Bayview Acres. 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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    • 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 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west of Bayview Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Bennett<3>
    • 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 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west of Bayview Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Hill Dillon<3>
    • 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 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west of Bayview Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Julia Caroline Ripley Dorr<3>
    • 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 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west of Bayview Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Arthur Freedman<3>
    • 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 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west of Bayview Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frank Bunker Gilbreth<3>
    • Frederick William 'Freddie' Green     (Musician)
    • 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 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southwest of Bayview Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Jamerson<3>
    • 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 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west of Bayview Acres.
      • Mount Pleasant is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast of Bayview Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Clay Matthews, Sr.<3>
    • 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 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west of Bayview Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Josephine Lyons Scott Pinckney<3>
    • Beatrice Witte Ravenel     (Author)
      • Author. She was born in Charleston (South Carolina) on Wednesday August 24, 1870 and died in Charleston (South Carolina) on Thursday March 15, 1956 at the age of 85. She is buried at Magnolia Cemetery (Charleston County, South Carolina).
      • Charleston is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west of Bayview Acres.
      • Charleston is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west of Bayview Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Beatrice Witte Ravenel<3>
    • Clements Ripley     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Tacoma (Washington) on Friday August 26, 1892 and died in Charleston (South Carolina) on Thursday July 22, 1954 at the age of 61.
      • Charleston is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west of Bayview Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Clements Ripley<3>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Charleston, which is the Seat of Charleston County and lies just to the West.
    • Columbia, which is the State Capital of South Carolina, lies 106 miles [170.6 km]<1> to the northwest (NW). If you could drive a straight line from Bayview Acres to Columbia, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 450 miles [724.2 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving would take most of a day, a buggy would take 18 days and walking would take 26 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,286 miles [10,116.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,971 miles [11,218.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,858 miles [7,818.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for South Carolina

About Charleston County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bayview Acres. 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bayview Acres) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bayview Acres. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7952, Longitude: -79.8909       In this case, the coordinates for Bayview Acres 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>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.
<4>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.
<5>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 Bayview Acres to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 309.666 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.564 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 307.851 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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