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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 Belle Meade, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Belle Meade 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 Belle Meade:
    • 34.889032, -81.027579
    • 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 Belle Meade
  • 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 Belle Meade ...

We have found fourteen communities that share the name Belle Meade.

There are two communities within South Carolina that are also named Belle Meade.

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

  • Communities Located In South Carolina ...
    • Greenville County
      • This Belle Meade is located in Greenville County and lies 77 miles [123.9 km]<1> to the west of the Belle Meade that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle Meade
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greenville County community of Belle Meade.
    • Greenwood County
      • This Belle Meade is located in Greenwood County and lies 79 miles [127.1 km]<1> to the southwest of the Belle Meade that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle Meade
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greenwood County community of Belle Meade.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Saint Francis County
      • This Belle Meade is located in Saint Francis County and lies 532 miles [856.2 km]<1> to the west of the Belle Meade that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle Meade
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Francis County community of Belle Meade.
    • Florida
      • Collier County
      • This Belle Meade is located in Collier County and lies 611 miles [983.3 km]<1> to the south of the Belle Meade that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle Meade
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Collier County community of Belle Meade.
      • Hillsborough County
      • This Belle Meade is located in Hillsborough County and lies 477 miles [767.7 km] to the south southwest of the Belle Meade that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle Meade
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsborough County community of Belle Meade.
    • Kansas
      • Meade 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 Kansas community of Belle Meade [Meade County].
    • Louisiana
      • Ouachita Parish
      • This Belle Meade is located in Ouachita Parish and lies 651 miles [1,047.7 km]<1> to the west of the Belle Meade that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle Meade
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ouachita Parish community of Belle Meade.
    • Maryland
      • Harford County
      • This Belle Meade is located in Harford County and lies 408 miles [656.6 km]<1> to the northeast of the Belle Meade that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle Meade
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Harford County community of Belle Meade.
    • North Carolina
      • Wilson County
      • This Belle Meade is located in Wilson County and lies 182 miles [292.9 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Belle Meade that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle Meade
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wilson County community of Belle Meade.
    • Tennessee
      • Blount County
      • This Belle Meade is located in Blount County and lies 175 miles [281.6 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Belle Meade that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle Meade
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Blount County community of Belle Meade.
      • Davidson County
      • This Belle Meade is located in Davidson County and lies 338 miles [544 km] to the west northwest of the Belle Meade that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle Meade
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Davidson County community of Belle Meade.
      • Hardin County
      • This Belle Meade is located in Hardin County and lies 407 miles [655 km] to the west of the Belle Meade that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle Meade
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hardin County community of Belle Meade.
    • Virginia
      • Fauquier County
      • This Belle Meade is located in Fauquier County and lies 322 miles [518.2 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Belle Meade that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle Meade
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fauquier County community of Belle Meade.
      • Roanoke County
      • This Belle Meade is located in Roanoke County and lies 170 miles [273.6 km] to the north northeast of the Belle Meade that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle Meade
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Roanoke County community of Belle Meade.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Belle Meade ...

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.

  • Ebenezer [York County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ebenezer
    • Ebenezer [York County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Belle Meade
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ebenezer have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ebenezer
  • Fairlawn [York County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairlawn
    • Fairlawn [York County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Belle Meade
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairlawn have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairlawn
  • Flint Hill [York County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flint Hill
    • Flint Hill [York County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Belle Meade
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flint Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flint Hill
  • Harmony [York County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmony
    • Harmony [York County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Belle Meade
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harmony have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmony
  • Continue List   (15 more) ...
    • Leslie Woods [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leslie Woods
      • Leslie Woods [York County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Belle Meade
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leslie Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leslie Woods
    • Lesslie [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lesslie
      • Lesslie [York County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Belle Meade
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lesslie have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lesslie
    • Meadow Lakes [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Lakes
      • Meadow Lakes [York County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Belle Meade
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Lakes have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Lakes
    • Mexico [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mexico
      • Mexico [York County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Belle Meade
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mexico have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mexico
    • Pecan Grove [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pecan Grove
      • Pecan Grove [York County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Belle Meade
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pecan Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pecan Grove
    • Pineridge [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pineridge
      • Pineridge [York County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Belle Meade
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pineridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pineridge
    • Quail Run [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quail Run
      • Quail Run [York County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Belle Meade
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quail Run have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quail Run
    • Ravenwood [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ravenwood
      • Ravenwood [York County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Belle Meade
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ravenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenwood
    • Red Oaks [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Oaks
      • Red Oaks [York County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Belle Meade
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Oaks
    • Rock Hill [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Hill
      • Rock Hill [York County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Belle Meade
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 76,318 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rock Hill<4>
    • Shadowbrook [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shadowbrook
      • Shadowbrook [York County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Belle Meade
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shadowbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shadowbrook
    • Spring Valley [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Valley
      • Spring Valley [York County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Belle Meade
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Valley
    • Swan Meadows [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swan Meadows
      • Swan Meadows [York County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Belle Meade
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swan Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swan Meadows
    • Whispering Hills [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whispering Hills
      • Whispering Hills [York County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Belle Meade
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whispering Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whispering Hills
    • Wintercrest [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wintercrest
      • Wintercrest [York County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Belle Meade
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wintercrest have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wintercrest

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 Belle Meade. 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 ...
    • Theodore Wade 'Ted' Abernathy     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Stanley (North Carolina) on Monday March 6, 1933 and died in Gastonia (North Carolina) on Thursday December 16, 2004 at the age of 71. He is buried at Gaston Memorial Park (Gaston County, North Carolina).
      • Stanley is located 32 miles [51.5 km] to the north of Belle Meade.
      • Gastonia is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the north of Belle Meade.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Theodore Wade 'Ted' Abernathy<5>
    • Tom Addison     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Lancaster (South Carolina) on Sunday April 12, 1936 and died in Bluffton (South Carolina) on Tueday June 14, 2011 at the age of 75. He is buried at Lancaster Memorial Park (Lancaster County, South Carolina).
      • Lancaster is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southeast of Belle Meade.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tom Addison<5>
    • Virginia Dale     (Actress)
    • Clarence T. Dixon     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Charlotte (North Carolina) on Monday June 4, 1923 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Saturday January 25, 1992 at the age of 68. He is buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Charlotte is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northeast of Belle Meade.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Clarence T. Dixon<5>
    • Ivan Nathaniel Dixon III     (Actor, director, producer)
      • Actor, director, producer. He was born in New York (New York) on Monday April 6, 1931 and died in Charlotte (North Carolina) on Sunday March 16, 2008 at the age of 76. The body was cremated.
      • Charlotte is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northeast of Belle Meade.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ivan Nathaniel Dixon III<5>
    • Spencer Gettys     (Negro League Baseball)
      • Negro League Baseball. He was born in Rock Hill (South Carolina) on Thursday June 8, 1916 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Thursday November 18, 2004 at the age of 88. He is buried at Rolling Green Memorial Park (Chester County, Pennsylvania).
      • Rock Hill is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north of Belle Meade.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Spencer Gettys<5>
    • Annie Montrose Hagins     (Actress, activist)
    • Wilbert Harrison     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Charlotte (North Carolina) on Saturday January 5, 1929 and died in Spencer (North Carolina) on Wednesday October 26, 1994 at the age of 65. He is buried at North Pinewood Cemetery (Mecklenburg County, North Carolina).
      • Charlotte is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northeast of Belle Meade.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Wilbert Harrison<5>
    • Daisy and Violet Hilton     (Conjoined twins, sideshow performers)
      • Conjoined twins, sideshow performers. She was born in Brighton (England) on Wednesday February 5, 1908 and died in Charlotte (North Carolina) on Saturday January 4, 1969 at the age of 60.
      • Charlotte is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northeast of Belle Meade.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Daisy and Violet Hilton<5>
    • Andrew Jackson     (7th President of the US (1829 - 1837))
      • 7th President of the US (1829 - 1837). He was born in Waxhaw (North Carolina) on Sunday March 15, 1767 and died in Hermitage (Tennessee) on Sunday June 8, 1845 at the age of 78.
      • Waxhaw is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Belle Meade.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andrew Jackson<5>
    • George F. McCorkle     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Chester (South Carolina) on Saturday October 11, 1947 and died in Lebanon (Tennessee) on Friday June 29, 2007 at the age of 59. He is buried at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens (Spartanburg County, South Carolina).
      • Chester is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest of Belle Meade.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George F. McCorkle<5>
    • Nina Mae McKinney     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Lancaster (South Carolina) on Wednesday June 12, 1912 and died in New York (New York) on Wednesday May 3, 1967 at the age of 54. She is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx County, New York).
      • Lancaster is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southeast of Belle Meade.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Nina Mae McKinney<5>
    • Oscar Micheaux     (Director, writer, producer)
      • Director, writer, producer. He was born in Metropolis (Illinois) on Wednesday January 2, 1884 and died in Charlotte (North Carolina) on Sunday March 25, 1951 at the age of 67. He is buried at Great Bend Cemetery (Barton County, Kansas).
      • Charlotte is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northeast of Belle Meade.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Oscar Micheaux<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • York, which is the Seat of York County and lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Belle Meade to York, with an average speed<6> 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 61 miles [98.2 km] to the south (S). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take about three full days and walking would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 353 miles [568.1 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take five to six hours, a buggy would take 14 days and walking would take 20 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,243 miles [10,047.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,941 miles [11,170.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,821 miles [7,758.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in South Carolina

About York County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for York County: www.yorkcountygov.com/

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' (or 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- Belle Meade) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Belle Meade. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8890, Longitude: -81.0276       In this case, the coordinates for Belle Meade 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 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 Belle Meade 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>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>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 Belle Meade 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 310.327 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.625 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 307.675 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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