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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 Hilda, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Hilda 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 Hilda:
    • 33.273399, -81.247012
    • 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 Hilda
  • 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 Hilda ...

We have found twelve communities that share the name Hilda.

Within South Carolina, the name Hilda is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alberta
      • This Hilda lies 1,877 miles [3,020.7 km]<1> to the northwest of the Hilda that is located in Barnwell County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilda
    • Kentucky
      • Lewis 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 Kentucky community of Hilda [Lewis County].
      • Rowan County
      • This Hilda is located in Rowan County and lies 365 miles [587.4 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Hilda that is located in Barnwell County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilda
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rowan County community of Hilda.
    • Mississippi
      • Jackson County
      • This Hilda is located in Jackson County and lies 478 miles [769.3 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Hilda that is located in Barnwell County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilda
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson County community of Hilda.
    • Missouri
      • Benton County
      • This Hilda is located in Benton County and lies 753 miles [1,211.8 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Hilda that is located in Barnwell County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilda
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Benton County community of Hilda.
      • Taney County
      • This Hilda is located in Taney County and lies 703 miles [1,131.4 km] to the west northwest of the Hilda that is located in Barnwell County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilda
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Taney County community of Hilda.
    • Ontario
      • This Hilda lies 1,070 miles [1,722 km]<1> to the north of the Hilda that is located in Barnwell County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilda
    • Texas
      • Guadalupe 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 Texas community of Hilda [Guadalupe County].
      • Hidalgo County
      • This Hilda is located in Hidalgo County and lies 1,133 miles [1,823.4 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Hilda that is located in Barnwell County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilda
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hidalgo County community of Hilda.
      • Mason County
      • This Hilda is located in Mason County and lies 1,061 miles [1,707.5 km] to the west of the Hilda that is located in Barnwell County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilda
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mason County community of Hilda.
    • Virginia
      • Sussex County
      • This Hilda is located in Sussex County and lies 330 miles [531.1 km]<1> to the northeast of the Hilda that is located in Barnwell County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilda
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sussex County community of Hilda.
    • Washington
      • Pacific County
      • This Hilda is located in Pacific County and lies 2,378 miles [3,827 km]<1> to the northwest of the Hilda that is located in Barnwell County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilda
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pacific County community of Hilda.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hilda ...

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.

  • Denmark [Bamberg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denmark
    • Denmark [Bamberg County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Hilda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,902 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denmark
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denmark<3>
  • Happy Bottom [Barnwell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Happy Bottom
    • Happy Bottom [Barnwell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Hilda
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Happy Bottom have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Happy Bottom
  • Healing Springs [Barnwell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Healing Springs
    • Healing Springs [Barnwell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Hilda
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Healing Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Healing Springs
  • Hells Half Acre [Barnwell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hells Half Acre
    • Hells Half Acre [Barnwell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Hilda
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hells Half Acre have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hells Half Acre
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lees [Bamberg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lees
      • Lees [Bamberg County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Hilda
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lees have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lees
    • Long Branch [Barnwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Branch
      • Long Branch [Barnwell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Hilda
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Branch
    • Luther [Bamberg County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Luther
      • Luther [Bamberg County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Hilda
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Luther have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Rosemary [Barnwell County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosemary
      • Rosemary [Barnwell County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Hilda
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosemary have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Springtown [Bamberg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springtown
      • Springtown [Bamberg County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Hilda
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springtown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springtown
    • Sweden [Bamberg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweden
      • Sweden [Bamberg County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Hilda
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweden have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweden

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Barnwell, which is the Seat of Barnwell County and lies just to the West Southwest.
    • Columbia, which is the State Capital of South Carolina, lies 51 miles [82.1 km]<1> to the north northeast (NNE). If you could walk a straight line from Hilda to Columbia, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of two days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 453 miles [729 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of a day, a buggy would take 18 days and walking would take 26 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,325 miles [10,179.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,016 miles [11,291.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,899 miles [7,884.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hilda. 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- Hilda) 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 Hilda. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HildaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hilda. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2734, Longitude: -81.2470    
<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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Hilda 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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 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.
<6>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 Hilda to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 310.43 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.511 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.212 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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