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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 Bonneau, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Bonneau and the surrounding area.

  • 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 Bonneau:
    • 33.305606, -79.956075
    • 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 Bonneau
  • 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 Bonneau ...

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.

  • Chapel Hill [Berkeley County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chapel Hill
    • Chapel Hill [Berkeley County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Bonneau
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chapel Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Cherry Hill [Berkeley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherry Hill
    • Cherry Hill [Berkeley County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Bonneau
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherry Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherry Hill
  • Gravel Hill [Berkeley County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gravel Hill
    • Gravel Hill [Berkeley County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Bonneau
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gravel Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Green Hill [Berkeley County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Hill
    • Green Hill [Berkeley County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Bonneau
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Harris Town [Berkeley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harris Town
      • Harris Town [Berkeley County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Bonneau
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harris Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris Town
    • Harristown [Berkeley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harristown
      • Harristown [Berkeley County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Bonneau
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harristown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harristown
    • Hickory Grove [Berkeley County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Grove
      • Hickory Grove [Berkeley County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Bonneau
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Old Peru [Berkeley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Peru
      • Old Peru [Berkeley County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Bonneau
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Peru have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Peru
    • Providence [Berkeley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
      • Providence [Berkeley County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Bonneau
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
    • Stony Landing [Berkeley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stony Landing
      • Stony Landing [Berkeley County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Bonneau
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stony Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stony Landing
    • Sugar Hill [Berkeley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugar Hill
      • Sugar Hill [Berkeley County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Bonneau
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sugar Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Hill
    • Swamp Fox [Berkeley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swamp Fox
      • Swamp Fox [Berkeley County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Bonneau
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swamp Fox have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swamp Fox

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 Bonneau. 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 ...
    • Jimmie Goodwin Coker     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Holly Hill (South Carolina) on Saturday March 28, 1936 and died in Throckmorton (Texas) on Tueday October 29, 1991 at the age of 55.
      • Holly Hill is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the west of Bonneau.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jimmie Goodwin Coker<3>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Moncks Corner, which is the Seat of Berkeley County and lies just to the South Southwest.
    • Columbia, which is the State Capital of South Carolina, lies 78 miles [125.5 km]<1> to the northwest (NW). If you could drive a straight line from Bonneau 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 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 419 miles [674.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving would take most of a day, a buggy would take 17 days and walking would take 24 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,266 miles [10,084.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,954 miles [11,191.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,839 miles [7,787.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in South Carolina

About Berkeley County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Berkeley County: www.co.berkeley.sc.us/

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- Bonneau) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bonneau. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BonneauOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bonneau. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3056, Longitude: -79.9561    
<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 Bonneau 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 309.708 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.685 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 307.729 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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