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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 Chesterfield, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield:
    • 34.735970, -80.088379
    • 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 Chesterfield
  • 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 Chesterfield ...

We have found 30 communities that share the name Chesterfield.

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

Beyond South Carolina, we know of another 26 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 26 communities, 27 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

In addition to the above occurrences of Chesterfield, we know of two communities located outside of the United States and Canada.

  • Communities Located In South Carolina ...
    • Beaufort County
      • This Chesterfield is located in Beaufort County and lies 165 miles [265.5 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Chesterfield that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Beaufort County community of Chesterfield.
    • Charleston County
      • This Chesterfield is located in Charleston County and lies 136 miles [218.9 km]<1> to the south of the Chesterfield that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Charleston County community of Chesterfield.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Cherokee County
      • This Chesterfield is located in Cherokee County and lies 309 miles [497.3 km]<1> to the west of the Chesterfield that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cherokee County community of Chesterfield.
    • Connecticut
      • New London County
      • This Chesterfield is located in New London County and lies 629 miles [1,012.3 km]<1> to the northeast of the Chesterfield that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the New London County community of Chesterfield.
    • Idaho
      • Bingham 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 Idaho community of Chesterfield [Bingham County].
      • Caribou 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 Idaho community of Chesterfield [Caribou County].
    • Illinois
      • Cook 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 Illinois community of Chesterfield [Cook County].
      • Macoupin County
      • This Chesterfield is located in Macoupin County and lies 632 miles [1,017.1 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Chesterfield that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Macoupin County community of Chesterfield.
    • Indiana
      • Madison County
      • This Chesterfield is located in Madison County and lies 478 miles [769.3 km]<1> to the northwest of the Chesterfield that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Chesterfield.
    • Iowa
      • Polk 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 Iowa community of Chesterfield [Polk County].
    • Kansas
      • Lyon 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 Chesterfield [Lyon County].
    • Maryland
      • Anne Arundel County
      • This Chesterfield is located in Anne Arundel County and lies 361 miles [581 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Chesterfield that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Anne Arundel County community of Chesterfield.
      • Baltimore County
      • This Chesterfield is located in Baltimore County and lies 383 miles [616.4 km] to the north northeast of the Chesterfield that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Baltimore County community of Chesterfield.
    • Massachusetts
      • Hampshire County
      • This Chesterfield is located in Hampshire County and lies 657 miles [1,057.3 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Chesterfield that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hampshire County community of Chesterfield.
    • Michigan
      • Macomb 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 Michigan community of Chesterfield [Macomb County].
    • Missouri
      • Saint Louis County
      • This Chesterfield is located in Saint Louis County and lies 640 miles [1,030 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Chesterfield that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Louis County community of Chesterfield.
    • New Hampshire
      • Cheshire County
      • This Chesterfield is located in Cheshire County and lies 695 miles [1,118.5 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Chesterfield that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cheshire County community of Chesterfield.
    • New Jersey
      • Burlington County
      • This Chesterfield is located in Burlington County and lies 476 miles [766 km]<1> to the northeast of the Chesterfield that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Burlington County community of Chesterfield.
    • North Carolina
      • Burke County
      • This Chesterfield is located in Burke County and lies 115 miles [185.1 km]<1> to the northwest of the Chesterfield that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Burke County community of Chesterfield.
    • Ohio
      • Fulton County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Fulton County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fulton County community of Chesterfield.
    • Ontario
      • This Chesterfield lies 591 miles [951.1 km]<1> to the north of the Chesterfield that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
    • Pennsylvania
      • Clearfield County
      • This Chesterfield is located in Clearfield County and lies 427 miles [687.2 km]<1> to the north of the Chesterfield that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clearfield County community of Chesterfield.
    • Tennessee
      • Henderson County
      • This Chesterfield is located in Henderson County and lies 465 miles [748.3 km]<1> to the west of the Chesterfield that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Henderson County community of Chesterfield.
    • Utah
      • Salt Lake County
      • This Chesterfield is located in Salt Lake County and lies 1,776 miles [2,858.2 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Chesterfield that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Salt Lake County community of Chesterfield.
    • Virginia
      • Chesterfield County
      • This Chesterfield is located in Chesterfield County and lies 232 miles [373.4 km]<1> to the northeast of the Chesterfield that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chesterfield County community of Chesterfield.
      • Norfolk City
      • This Chesterfield is located in Norfolk City and lies 259 miles [416.8 km] to the northeast of the Chesterfield that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Norfolk City community of Chesterfield.
      • Roanoke County
      • This Chesterfield is located in Roanoke County and lies 171 miles [275.2 km] to the north of the Chesterfield that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Roanoke County community of Chesterfield.
      • Stafford County
      • This Chesterfield is located in Stafford County and lies 291 miles [468.3 km] to the north northeast of the Chesterfield that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Stafford County community of Chesterfield.
  • Communities Beyond North America ...
    • England
      • Distance: 3,895 miles [6,268.4 km]<1> to the northeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
    • New Zealand
      • Distance: 8,666 miles [13,946.6 km]<1> to the west southwest
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield

Curious and Interesting Names Near Chesterfield ...

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.

  • Deep Creek [Anson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deep Creek
    • Deep Creek [Anson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Chesterfield
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deep Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deep Creek
  • Fisher Hill [Chesterfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fisher Hill
    • Fisher Hill [Chesterfield County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Chesterfield
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fisher Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fisher Hill
  • Hunts Mill [Chesterfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunts Mill
    • Hunts Mill [Chesterfield County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Chesterfield
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunts Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunts Mill
  • Hunts Spring [Chesterfield County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunts Spring
    • Hunts Spring [Chesterfield County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Chesterfield
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunts Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Jones Creek [Anson County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones Creek
      • Jones Creek [Anson County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Chesterfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jones Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Lees Crossroads [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lees Crossroads
      • Lees Crossroads [Chesterfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Chesterfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lees Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lees Crossroads
    • Littles Quarters [Anson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Littles Quarters
      • Littles Quarters [Anson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Chesterfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Littles Quarters have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Littles Quarters
    • Long Pine [Anson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Pine
      • Long Pine [Anson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Chesterfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Pine have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Pine
    • Maysville [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maysville
      • Maysville [Chesterfield County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Chesterfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maysville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maysville
    • Rivers [Chesterfield County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rivers
      • Rivers [Chesterfield County] was located 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Chesterfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rivers have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Ruby [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruby
      • Ruby [Chesterfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Chesterfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 334 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ruby<5>

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 Chesterfield. 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 ...
    • Thomas Austin 'Tom' Brewer     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Wadesboro (NC) on September 3, 1931 (a Thursday) and died in Cheraw (SC) on February 15, 2018 (a Thursday) at the age of 86. He is buried at Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens (Chesterfield County, South Carolina).
      • Wadesboro is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the north of Chesterfield.
      • Cheraw is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east of Chesterfield.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Thomas Austin 'Tom' Brewer<6>
    • John William Coltrane     (Musician, composer)

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Columbia, which is the State Capital of South Carolina, lies 74 miles [119.1 km]<1> to the southwest (SW). If you could drive a straight line from Chesterfield to Columbia, with an average speed<7>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 333 miles [535.9 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving would take five to six hours, a buggy would take 13 days and walking would take 19 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,209 miles [9,992.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,904 miles [11,110.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,785 miles [7,700.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chesterfield: www.chesterfield-sc.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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chesterfield) 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 Chesterfield. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ChesterfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chesterfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7360, Longitude: -80.0884    
<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 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 Chesterfield 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>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 Chesterfield, 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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>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.
<8>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 Chesterfield to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 309.789 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.985 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 307.359 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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