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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 Carlisle, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Carlisle 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 Carlisle:
    • 34.592966, -81.463032
    • 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 Carlisle
  • 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 Carlisle ...

We have found 36 communities that share the name Carlisle.

There are two communities within South Carolina that are also named Carlisle.

Beyond South Carolina, we know of another 34 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 34 communities, 34 are located in the United States and three are in Canada.

  • Communities Located In South Carolina ...
    • Lexington County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Carolina community of Carlisle [Lexington County].
    • Spartanburg County
      • This Carlisle is located in Spartanburg County and lies 41 miles [66 km]<2> to the northwest of the Carlisle that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Spartanburg County community of Carlisle.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Etowah County
      • This Carlisle is located in Etowah County and lies 267 miles [429.7 km]<2> to the west of the Carlisle that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Etowah County community of Carlisle.
      • Monroe County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Alabama community of Carlisle [Monroe County].
    • Arkansas
      • Lonoke County
      • This Carlisle is located in Lonoke County and lies 583 miles [938.2 km]<2> to the west of the Carlisle that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lonoke County community of Carlisle.
    • Georgia
      • Gilmer 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 Georgia community of Carlisle [Gilmer County].
    • Indiana
      • Sullivan County
      • This Carlisle is located in Sullivan County and lies 445 miles [716.2 km]<2> to the northwest of the Carlisle that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sullivan County community of Carlisle.
    • Iowa
      • Warren County
      • This Carlisle is located in Warren County and lies 808 miles [1,300.3 km]<2> to the northwest of the Carlisle that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Warren County community of Carlisle.
    • Kansas
      • Atchison County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Carlisle [Atchison County].
      • Hamilton County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Carlisle [Hamilton County].
    • Kentucky
      • Nicholas County
      • This Carlisle is located in Nicholas County and lies 293 miles [471.5 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Carlisle that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Nicholas County community of Carlisle.
    • Louisiana
      • Plaquemines Parish
      • This Carlisle is located in Plaquemines Parish and lies 601 miles [967.2 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Carlisle that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Plaquemines Parish community of Carlisle.
    • Massachusetts
      • Middlesex County
      • This Carlisle is located in Middlesex County and lies 772 miles [1,242.4 km]<2> to the northeast of the Carlisle that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Middlesex County community of Carlisle.
    • Michigan
      • Eaton County
      • This Carlisle is located in Eaton County and lies 581 miles [935 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Carlisle that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Eaton County community of Carlisle.
      • Kent County
      • This Carlisle is located in Kent County and lies 612 miles [984.9 km] to the north northwest of the Carlisle that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kent County community of Carlisle.
    • Minnesota
      • Otter Tail County
      • This Carlisle is located in Otter Tail County and lies 1,118 miles [1,799.2 km]<2> to the northwest of the Carlisle that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Otter Tail County community of Carlisle.
    • Mississippi
      • Claiborne County
      • This Carlisle is located in Claiborne County and lies 566 miles [910.9 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Carlisle that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Claiborne County community of Carlisle.
    • Nebraska
      • Fillmore County
      • This Carlisle is located in Fillmore County and lies 975 miles [1,569.1 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Carlisle that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fillmore County community of Carlisle.
    • New Brunswick
      • This Carlisle lies 1,094 miles [1,760.6 km]<2> to the northeast of the Carlisle that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
    • New Mexico
      • Grant County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Grant County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grant County community of Carlisle.
    • New York
      • Schoharie County
      • This Carlisle is located in Schoharie County and lies 678 miles [1,091.1 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Carlisle that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Schoharie County community of Carlisle.
    • North Carolina
      • Davidson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Carlisle [Davidson County].
    • North Dakota
      • Pembina County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Dakota community of Carlisle [Pembina County].
    • Ohio
      • Lorain County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Lorain County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lorain County community of Carlisle.
      • Noble County
      • This Carlisle is located in Noble County and lies 355 miles [571.3 km]<2> to the north of the Carlisle that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Noble County community of Carlisle.
      • Warren County
      • This Carlisle is located in Warren County and lies 378 miles [608.3 km] to the north northwest of the Carlisle that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Warren County community of Carlisle.
    • Oklahoma
      • Sequoyah County
      • This Carlisle is located in Sequoyah County and lies 768 miles [1,236 km]<2> to the west of the Carlisle that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sequoyah County community of Carlisle.
    • Ontario
      • This Carlisle lies 613 miles [986.5 km]<2> to the north of the Carlisle that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
    • Pennsylvania
      • Cumberland County
      • This Carlisle is located in Cumberland County and lies 452 miles [727.4 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Carlisle that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cumberland County community of Carlisle.
    • Tennessee
      • Stewart County
      • This Carlisle is located in Stewart County and lies 375 miles [603.5 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Carlisle that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Stewart County community of Carlisle.
    • Texas
      • Lubbock County
      • This Carlisle is located in Lubbock County and lies 1,173 miles [1,887.8 km]<2> to the west of the Carlisle that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lubbock County community of Carlisle.
      • Rusk County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Carlisle [Rusk County].
      • Trinity County
      • This Carlisle is located in Trinity County and lies 837 miles [1,347 km] to the west southwest of the Carlisle that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Trinity County community of Carlisle.
    • Virginia
      • Henry County
      • This Carlisle is located in Henry County and lies 171 miles [275.2 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Carlisle that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Henry County community of Carlisle.
    • Washington
      • Grays Harbor County
      • This Carlisle is located in Grays Harbor County and lies 2,354 miles [3,788.4 km]<2> to the northwest of the Carlisle that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grays Harbor County community of Carlisle.
    • West Virginia
      • Fayette County
      • This Carlisle is located in Fayette County and lies 233 miles [375 km]<2> to the north of the Carlisle that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fayette County community of Carlisle.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Carlisle ...

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.

  • Beaver Dam [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Dam
    • Beaver Dam [Union County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest of Carlisle
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Dam have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Dam
  • David Sims Ferry [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for David Sims Ferry
    • David Sims Ferry [Union County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south of Carlisle
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for David Sims Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on David Sims Ferry
  • Delta [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delta
    • Delta [Union County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Carlisle
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delta have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta
  • Fishdam Ferry [Chester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fishdam Ferry
    • Fishdam Ferry [Chester County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the east of Carlisle
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fishdam Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fishdam Ferry
  • Continue List   (9 more) ...
    • Gregory [Union County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gregory
      • Gregory [Union County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Carlisle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gregory have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Herbert [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herbert
      • Herbert [Union County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south of Carlisle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herbert have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herbert
    • Lyles Ferry [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyles Ferry
      • Lyles Ferry [Chester County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Carlisle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyles Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyles Ferry
    • Neal Shoals [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Neal Shoals
      • Neal Shoals [Union County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north of Carlisle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Neal Shoals have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neal Shoals
    • Pride [Union County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pride
      • Pride [Union County] was located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Carlisle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pride have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Red Point [Union County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Point
      • Red Point [Union County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north of Carlisle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Point have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Red Town [Union County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Town
      • Red Town [Union County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west of Carlisle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Town have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Rogers Ferry [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rogers Ferry
      • Rogers Ferry [Union County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Carlisle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rogers Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rogers Ferry
    • Tuckertown [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuckertown
      • Tuckertown [Union County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south of Carlisle
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuckertown

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 Carlisle. 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 ...
    • George F. McCorkle     (Musician)
    • Donald Wesley Reno     (Musician)

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Union, which is the Seat of Union County and lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Carlisle to Union, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
    • Columbia, which is the State Capital of South Carolina, lies 47 miles [75.6 km] to the south southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take most of two days and walking would take about three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 385 miles [619.6 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take most of a day, a buggy would take 15 days and walking would take 22 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,275 miles [10,098.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,973 miles [11,222 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,853 miles [7,810.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of South Carolina

About Union County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Union County: www.countyofunion.com/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird 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 Carlisle 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.
<2>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- Carlisle) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Carlisle. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CarlisleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carlisle. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5930, Longitude: -81.4630    
<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 Carlisle, 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 Carlisle 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 310.575 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.867 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 307.928 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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