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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 Hamer, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Hamer 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 Hamer:
    • 34.478378, -79.325926
    • 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 Hamer
  • 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 Hamer ...

We have found five communities that share the name Hamer.

Within South Carolina, the name Hamer is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Georgia
      • Chatham County
      • This Hamer is located in Chatham County and lies 197 miles [317 km]<1> to the southwest of the Hamer that is located in Dillon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamer
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chatham County community of Hamer.
    • Idaho
      • Jefferson County
      • This Hamer is located in Jefferson County and lies 1,861 miles [2,995 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Hamer that is located in Dillon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamer
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Hamer.
    • North Carolina
      • Caswell County
      • This Hamer is located in Caswell County and lies 136 miles [218.9 km]<1> to the north of the Hamer that is located in Dillon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamer
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Caswell County community of Hamer.
    • Ohio
      • Paulding County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Paulding County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Paulding County community of Hamer.
      • Williams County
      • This Hamer is located in Williams County and lies 565 miles [909.3 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Hamer that is located in Dillon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamer
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Williams County community of Hamer.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hamer ...

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.

  • Bass Crossroads [Dillon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bass Crossroads
    • Bass Crossroads [Dillon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Hamer
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bass Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bass Crossroads
  • Centerville [Dillon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerville
    • Centerville [Dillon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Hamer
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centerville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
  • Cotton Valley [Dillon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cotton Valley
    • Cotton Valley [Dillon County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Hamer
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cotton Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cotton Valley
  • Echo [Robeson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Echo
    • Echo [Robeson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Hamer
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Echo have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Echo
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Five Forks [Dillon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Five Forks
      • Five Forks [Dillon County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Hamer
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Five Forks have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Five Forks
    • High Hill Crossroads [Dillon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for High Hill Crossroads
      • High Hill Crossroads [Dillon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Hamer
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for High Hill Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on High Hill Crossroads
    • Little Rock [Dillon County]
    • Mallory [Dillon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mallory
      • Mallory [Dillon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Hamer
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mallory have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mallory
    • May Hilltop [Dillon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for May Hilltop
      • May Hilltop [Dillon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Hamer
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for May Hilltop have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on May Hilltop
    • Oliver Crossroads [Dillon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oliver Crossroads
      • Oliver Crossroads [Dillon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Hamer
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oliver Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oliver Crossroads

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 Hamer. 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.

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Dillon, which is the Seat of Dillon County and lies just to the South Southwest.
    • Columbia, which is the State Capital of South Carolina, lies 103 miles [165.8 km]<1> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Hamer to Columbia, with an average speed<6>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 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 4 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 330 miles [531.1 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<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,187 miles [9,957 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,878 miles [11,069.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,761 miles [7,662.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for South Carolina

About Dillon County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hamer. 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 from Point A (ie- Hamer) 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 Hamer. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HamerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hamer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4784, Longitude: -79.3259    
<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 Hamer, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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 Hamer 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 309.358 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.454 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 307.149 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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