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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 Greenwood Village, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Greenwood Village 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 Greenwood Village:
    • 34.192900, -82.172900
    • 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 Greenwood Village
  • 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 Greenwood Village ...

We have found six communities that share the name Greenwood Village.

Within South Carolina, the name Greenwood Village is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Colorado
      • Arapahoe County
      • This Greenwood Village is located in Arapahoe County and lies 1,306 miles [2,101.8 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Greenwood Village that is located in Greenwood County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Arapahoe County community of Greenwood Village.
    • New Jersey
      • Mercer 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 New Jersey community of Greenwood Village [Mercer County].
    • New York
      • Suffolk County
      • This Greenwood Village is located in Suffolk County and lies 688 miles [1,107.2 km]<1> to the northeast of the Greenwood Village that is located in Greenwood County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Suffolk County community of Greenwood Village.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Butler County
      • This Greenwood Village is located in Butler County and lies 477 miles [767.7 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Greenwood Village that is located in Greenwood County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Butler County community of Greenwood Village.
    • Texas
      • Harris County
      • This Greenwood Village is located in Harris County and lies 825 miles [1,327.7 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Greenwood Village that is located in Greenwood County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Harris County community of Greenwood Village.
    • Utah
      • Weber County
      • This Greenwood Village is located in Weber County and lies 1,689 miles [2,718.2 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Greenwood Village that is located in Greenwood County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Weber County community of Greenwood Village.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Greenwood Village ...

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.

  • Bullock [Greenwood County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bullock
    • Bullock [Greenwood County] was located 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Greenwood Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bullock have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Cedar Lake [Greenwood County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Lake
    • Cedar Lake [Greenwood County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Greenwood Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Lake
  • Cherokee Hills [Greenwood County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherokee Hills
    • Cherokee Hills [Greenwood County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Greenwood Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherokee Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherokee Hills
  • Emerald Place [Greenwood County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emerald Place
    • Emerald Place [Greenwood County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Greenwood Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emerald Place have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emerald Place
  • Continue List   (12 more) ...
    • Fawn Brook [Greenwood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fawn Brook
      • Fawn Brook [Greenwood County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Greenwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fawn Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fawn Brook
    • Forest Lake [Greenwood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Lake
      • Forest Lake [Greenwood County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Greenwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Lake
    • Greenwood [Greenwood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
      • Greenwood [Greenwood County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Greenwood Village
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,356 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenwood<4>
    • Harris [Greenwood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harris
      • Harris [Greenwood County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Greenwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harris have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
    • Hill and Dale [Greenwood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hill and Dale
      • Hill and Dale [Greenwood County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Greenwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hill and Dale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hill and Dale
    • Lodge Grounds [Greenwood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lodge Grounds
      • Lodge Grounds [Greenwood County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Greenwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lodge Grounds have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lodge Grounds
    • Page Place [Greenwood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Page Place
      • Page Place [Greenwood County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Greenwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Page Place have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Page Place
    • Rock Creek [Greenwood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Creek
      • Rock Creek [Greenwood County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Greenwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
    • Timberlake [Greenwood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timberlake
      • Timberlake [Greenwood County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Greenwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timberlake have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timberlake
    • Windtree [Greenwood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windtree
      • Windtree [Greenwood County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Greenwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windtree have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windtree
    • Wisewood [Greenwood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wisewood
      • Wisewood [Greenwood County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Greenwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wisewood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wisewood
    • Woodlawn [Greenwood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodlawn
      • Woodlawn [Greenwood County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Greenwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodlawn have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodlawn

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 Greenwood Village. 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 ...
    • Pinkne 'Pink' Anderson     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Laurens (SC) on February 12, 1900 (a Monday) and died in Spartanburg (SC) on October 12, 1974 (a Saturday) at the age of 74.
      • Laurens is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northeast of Greenwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Pinkne 'Pink' Anderson<5>
    • Reverend Gary D. 'Blind Gary' Davis     (Musician)
    • Dr. Benjamin Elijah Mays     (Social activist, educator)

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Greenwood, which is the Seat of Greenwood County and lies just to the East Northeast.
    • Columbia, which is the State Capital of South Carolina, lies 66 miles [106.2 km]<1> to the east southeast (ESE). If you could walk a straight line from Greenwood Village to Columbia, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take three full 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 431 miles [693.6 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of a day, a buggy would take 17 days and walking would take 25 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,324 miles [10,177.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,022 miles [11,300.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,902 miles [7,889 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for South Carolina

About Greenwood County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Greenwood County: www.co.greenwood.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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Greenwood Village) 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 Greenwood Village. 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 Greenwood VillageOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greenwood Village. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1929, Longitude: -82.1729       In this case, the coordinates for Greenwood Village 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 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 Greenwood Village 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 Greenwood Village 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 310.978 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.272 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.313 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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