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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 Jefferson, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Jefferson 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 Jefferson:
    • 34.652961, -80.388577
    • 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 Jefferson
  • 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 Jefferson ...

We have found 58 communities that share the name Jefferson.

Within South Carolina, the name Jefferson is unique.

Beyond South Carolina, we know of another 58 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 58 communities, 56 are located in the United States and two are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Jefferson 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 Jefferson [Jefferson County].
      • Marengo County
      • This Jefferson is located in Marengo County and lies 459 miles [738.7 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marengo County community of Jefferson.
    • Arkansas
      • Columbia County
      • This Jefferson is located in Columbia County and lies 747 miles [1,202.2 km]<2> to the west of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Columbia County community of Jefferson.
      • Jefferson County
      • This Jefferson is located in Jefferson County and lies 669 miles [1,076.7 km] to the west of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Jefferson.
    • California
      • Los Angeles County
      • This Jefferson is located in Los Angeles County and lies 2,147 miles [3,455.3 km]<2> to the west of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Los Angeles County community of Jefferson.
    • Colorado
      • Arapahoe 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 Colorado community of Jefferson [Arapahoe County].
      • Park County
      • This Jefferson is located in Park County and lies 1,433 miles [2,306.2 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Park County community of Jefferson.
    • Georgia
      • Camden County
      • This Jefferson is located in Camden County and lies 267 miles [429.7 km]<2> to the south southwest of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Camden County community of Jefferson.
      • Jackson County
      • This Jefferson is located in Jackson County and lies 185 miles [297.7 km] to the west of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson County community of Jefferson.
      • Putnam County
      • This Jefferson is located in Putnam County and lies 186 miles [299.3 km] to the west southwest of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Putnam County community of Jefferson.
    • Illinois
      • Cook 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 Illinois community of Jefferson [Cook County].
    • Indiana
      • Clinton County
      • This Jefferson is located in Clinton County and lies 515 miles [828.8 km]<2> to the northwest of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clinton County community of Jefferson.
    • Iowa
      • Greene County
      • This Jefferson is located in Greene County and lies 910 miles [1,464.5 km]<2> to the northwest of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greene County community of Jefferson.
    • Kansas
      • Montgomery County
      • This Jefferson is located in Montgomery County and lies 875 miles [1,408.2 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of Jefferson.
      • Republic 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 Jefferson [Republic County].
      • Shawnee 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 Jefferson [Shawnee County].
    • Louisiana
      • Jefferson Parish
      • This Jefferson is located in Jefferson Parish and lies 654 miles [1,052.5 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson Parish community of Jefferson.
      • Lafayette Parish
      • 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 Louisiana community of Jefferson [Lafayette Parish].
    • Maine
      • Lincoln County
      • This Jefferson is located in Lincoln County and lies 878 miles [1,413 km]<2> to the northeast of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lincoln County community of Jefferson.
    • Maryland
      • Frederick County
      • This Jefferson is located in Frederick County and lies 361 miles [581 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Frederick County community of Jefferson.
    • Massachusetts
      • Worcester County
      • This Jefferson is located in Worcester County and lies 702 miles [1,129.8 km]<2> to the northeast of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Worcester County community of Jefferson.
    • Michigan
      • Cass 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 Michigan community of Jefferson [Cass County].
      • Hillsdale 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 Michigan community of Jefferson [Hillsdale County].
      • Jackson County
      • This Jefferson is located in Jackson County and lies 556 miles [894.8 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson County community of Jefferson.
      • Wayne 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 Michigan community of Jefferson [Wayne County].
    • Mississippi
      • Carroll County
      • This Jefferson is located in Carroll County and lies 547 miles [880.3 km]<2> to the west of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carroll County community of Jefferson.
      • Jefferson County
      • This Jefferson is located in Jefferson County and lies 645 miles [1,038 km] to the west southwest of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Jefferson.
    • Montana
      • Gallatin 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 Montana community of Jefferson [Gallatin County].
    • Nevada
      • Nye 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 Nevada community of Jefferson [Nye County].
    • New Hampshire
      • Coos County
      • This Jefferson is located in Coos County and lies 823 miles [1,324.5 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Coos County community of Jefferson.
    • New Jersey
      • Gloucester County
      • This Jefferson is located in Gloucester County and lies 452 miles [727.4 km]<2> to the northeast of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gloucester County community of Jefferson.
    • New York
      • Greene 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 New York community of Jefferson [Greene County].
      • Schoharie County
      • This Jefferson is located in Schoharie County and lies 623 miles [1,002.6 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Schoharie County community of Jefferson.
    • North Carolina
      • Ashe County
      • This Jefferson is located in Ashe County and lies 136 miles [218.9 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ashe County community of Jefferson.
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Jefferson lies 1,316 miles [2,117.9 km]<2> to the northeast of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
    • Ohio
      • Ashtabula County
      • This Jefferson is located in Ashtabula County and lies 489 miles [787 km]<2> to the north of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ashtabula County community of Jefferson.
      • Fairfield County
      • This Jefferson is located in Fairfield County and lies 379 miles [609.9 km] to the north northwest of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fairfield County community of Jefferson.
      • Jefferson County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Jefferson County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Jefferson.
      • Madison County
      • This Jefferson is located in Madison County and lies 398 miles [640.5 km] to the north northwest of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Jefferson.
      • Wayne County
      • This Jefferson is located in Wayne County and lies 433 miles [696.8 km] to the north of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wayne County community of Jefferson.
    • Oklahoma
      • Grant County
      • This Jefferson is located in Grant County and lies 984 miles [1,583.6 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grant County community of Jefferson.
    • Ontario
      • 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 Ontario community of Jefferson.
    • Oregon
      • Marion County
      • This Jefferson is located in Marion County and lies 2,339 miles [3,764.3 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marion County community of Jefferson.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Clarion County
      • This Jefferson is located in Clarion County and lies 454 miles [730.6 km]<2> to the north of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clarion County community of Jefferson.
      • Greene County
      • This Jefferson is located in Greene County and lies 364 miles [585.8 km] to the north of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greene County community of Jefferson.
      • Schuylkill County
      • This Jefferson is located in Schuylkill County and lies 471 miles [758 km] to the north northeast of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Schuylkill County community of Jefferson.
      • Washington County
      • This Jefferson is located in Washington County and lies 388 miles [624.4 km] to the north of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Jefferson.
      • York County
      • This Jefferson is located in York County and lies 406 miles [653.4 km] to the north northeast of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the York County community of Jefferson.
    • South Dakota
      • Union County
      • This Jefferson is located in Union County and lies 1,028 miles [1,654.4 km]<2> to the northwest of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Union County community of Jefferson.
    • Tennessee
      • DeKalb County
      • This Jefferson is located in DeKalb County and lies 312 miles [502.1 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the DeKalb County community of Jefferson.
      • Rutherford 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 Tennessee community of Jefferson [Rutherford County].
    • Texas
      • Marion County
      • This Jefferson is located in Marion County and lies 811 miles [1,305.2 km]<2> to the west of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marion County community of Jefferson.
    • Virginia
      • Fairfax County
      • This Jefferson is located in Fairfax County and lies 340 miles [547.2 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fairfax County community of Jefferson.
      • Powhatan 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 Virginia community of Jefferson [Powhatan County].
    • Washington
      • Spokane 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 Washington community of Jefferson [Spokane County].
    • West Virginia
      • Kanawha County
      • This Jefferson is located in Kanawha County and lies 268 miles [431.3 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kanawha County community of Jefferson.
      • Lincoln 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 West Virginia community of Jefferson [Lincoln County].
    • Wisconsin
      • Jefferson County
      • This Jefferson is located in Jefferson County and lies 732 miles [1,178 km]<2> to the northwest of the Jefferson that is located in Chesterfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Jefferson.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Jefferson ...

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.

  • Birdtown [Lancaster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birdtown
    • Birdtown [Lancaster County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Jefferson
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birdtown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birdtown
  • Crowburg [Chesterfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crowburg
    • Crowburg [Chesterfield County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north of Jefferson
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crowburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crowburg
  • Evans Mill [Chesterfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evans Mill
    • Evans Mill [Chesterfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northeast of Jefferson
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evans Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evans Mill
  • Five Forks [Chesterfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Five Forks
    • Five Forks [Chesterfield County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Jefferson
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Five Forks have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Five Forks
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    • High Point [Anderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for High Point
      • High Point [Anderson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the north of Jefferson
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for High Point have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on High Point
    • Junction [Chesterfield County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junction
      • Junction [Chesterfield County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Jefferson
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Pageland [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pageland
      • Pageland [Chesterfield County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the north of Jefferson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,535 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pageland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pageland<5>
    • Pleasant Plain [Lancaster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Plain
      • Pleasant Plain [Lancaster County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west of Jefferson
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Plain have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Plain

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 Jefferson. 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.

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    • Tom Addison     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Lancaster (SC) on April 12, 1936 (a Sunday) and died in Bluffton (SC) on June 14, 2011 (a Tueday) at the age of 75. He is buried at Lancaster Memorial Park (Lancaster County, South Carolina).
      • Lancaster is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the west of Jefferson.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tom Addison<6>
    • 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 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northeast of Jefferson.
      • Cheraw is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Jefferson.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Thomas Austin 'Tom' Brewer<6>
    • Andrew Jackson     (7th President of the US (1829 - 1837))
      • 7th President of the US (1829 - 1837). He was born in Waxhaw (NC) on March 15, 1767 (a Sunday) and died in Hermitage (TN) on June 8, 1845 (a Sunday) at the age of 78.
      • Waxhaw is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northwest of Jefferson.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andrew Jackson<6>
    • Nina Mae McKinney     (Actress)
    • Aaron Andrew Robinson     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Lancaster (SC) on June 23, 1915 (a Wednesday) and died in Lancaster (SC) on March 9, 1966 (a Wednesday) at the age of 50.
      • Lancaster is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the west of Jefferson.
      • Lancaster is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the west of Jefferson.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Aaron Andrew Robinson<6>

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

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

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    • Chesterfield, which is the Seat of Chesterfield County and lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the east northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Jefferson to Chesterfield, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
    • Columbia, which is the State Capital of South Carolina, lies 58 miles [93.3 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take over two days and walking would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 346 miles [556.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving would take five to six hours, a buggy would take 14 days and walking would take 20 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,226 miles [10,019.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,921 miles [11,138.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,802 miles [7,728.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Jefferson 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jefferson) 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 Jefferson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from JeffersonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jefferson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6530, Longitude: -80.3886    
<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 Jefferson, 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 Jefferson 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 309.96 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.169 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 307.498 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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