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(Barnwell County)

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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 Boiling Springs, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Boiling Springs 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 Boiling Springs:
    • 33.135152, -81.431219
    • 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 Boiling Springs
  • 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 Boiling Springs ...

We have found ten communities that share the name Boiling Springs.

There is one other community in South Carolina which is also named Boiling Springs.

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

  • Communities Located In South Carolina ...
    • Spartanburg County
      • This Boiling Springs is located in Spartanburg County and lies 135 miles [217.3 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Boiling Springs that is located in Barnwell County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Spartanburg County community of Boiling Springs.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Calhoun County
      • This Boiling Springs is located in Calhoun County and lies 268 miles [431.3 km]<1> to the west of the Boiling Springs that is located in Barnwell County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Calhoun County community of Boiling Springs.
      • Wilcox County
      • This Boiling Springs is located in Wilcox County and lies 357 miles [574.5 km] to the west of the Boiling Springs that is located in Barnwell County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wilcox County community of Boiling Springs.
    • Arkansas
      • Pope County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Boiling Springs [Pope County].
    • New Jersey
      • Essex County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New Jersey community of Boiling Springs [Essex County].
    • North Carolina
      • Cherokee County
      • This Boiling Springs is located in Cherokee County and lies 205 miles [329.9 km]<1> to the northwest of the Boiling Springs that is located in Barnwell County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cherokee County community of Boiling Springs.
      • Cleveland County
      • This Boiling Springs is located in Cleveland County and lies 146 miles [235 km] to the north of the Boiling Springs that is located in Barnwell County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cleveland County community of Boiling Springs.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Cumberland County
      • This Boiling Springs is located in Cumberland County and lies 539 miles [867.4 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Boiling Springs that is located in Barnwell County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cumberland County community of Boiling Springs.
    • Tennessee
      • Montgomery County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Boiling Springs [Montgomery County].
      • Putnam County
      • This Boiling Springs is located in Putnam County and lies 311 miles [500.5 km]<1> to the northwest of the Boiling Springs that is located in Barnwell County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Putnam County community of Boiling Springs.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Boiling Springs ...

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.

  • Gravel Hill [Allendale County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gravel Hill
    • Gravel Hill [Allendale County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Boiling Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gravel Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Grays Crossroads [Allendale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grays Crossroads
    • Grays Crossroads [Allendale County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Boiling Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grays Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grays Crossroads
  • Happy Bottom [Barnwell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Happy Bottom
    • Happy Bottom [Barnwell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Boiling Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Happy Bottom have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Happy Bottom
  • Hells Half Acre [Barnwell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hells Half Acre
    • Hells Half Acre [Barnwell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Boiling Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hells Half Acre have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hells Half Acre
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Little Hell Landing [Allendale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Hell Landing
      • Little Hell Landing [Allendale County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Boiling Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Hell Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Hell Landing
    • Martin [Allendale County]
    • Millett [Allendale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millett
      • Millett [Allendale County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Boiling Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millett have been provided by the GNIS.<4> 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Boiling Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Fence Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<4> 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Boiling Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Steel Creek Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Boiling Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoney Bluff Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoney Bluff Ferry
    • Woods Crossroads [Allendale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woods Crossroads
      • Woods Crossroads [Allendale County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Boiling Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woods Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woods Crossroads

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Barnwell, which is the Seat of Barnwell County and lies just to the North Northeast.
    • Columbia, which is the State Capital of South Carolina, lies 63 miles [101.4 km]<1> to the north northeast (NNE). If you could walk a straight line from Boiling Springs to Columbia, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take about three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 467 miles [751.6 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of a day, a buggy would take 19 days and walking would take 27 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,339 miles [10,201.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,030 miles [11,313.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,913 miles [7,906.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Boiling Springs) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boiling Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1352, Longitude: -81.4312       In this case, the coordinates for Boiling Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 Boiling Springs, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>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 Boiling Springs 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.
<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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Boiling Springs 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 310.531 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.607 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.317 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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