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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 Jenkinsville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Jenkinsville 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 Jenkinsville:
    • 34.269016, -81.288267
    • 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 Jenkinsville
  • 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 Jenkinsville ...

We have found four communities that share the name Jenkinsville.

Within South Carolina, the name Jenkinsville is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Indiana
      • Putnam County
      • This Jenkinsville is located in Putnam County and lies 476 miles [766 km]<1> to the northwest of the Jenkinsville that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jenkinsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Putnam County community of Jenkinsville.
    • Kentucky
      • Washington County
      • This Jenkinsville is located in Washington County and lies 317 miles [510.2 km]<1> to the northwest of the Jenkinsville that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jenkinsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Jenkinsville.
    • Tennessee
      • Dyer County
      • This Jenkinsville is located in Dyer County and lies 474 miles [762.8 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Jenkinsville that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jenkinsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dyer County community of Jenkinsville.
    • Wisconsin
      • Lafayette County
      • This Jenkinsville is located in Lafayette County and lies 757 miles [1,218.3 km]<1> to the northwest of the Jenkinsville that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jenkinsville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lafayette County community of Jenkinsville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Jenkinsville ...

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.

  • Cravenhill [Newberry County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cravenhill
    • Cravenhill [Newberry County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Jenkinsville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cravenhill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Jennings [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jennings
    • Jennings [Fairfield County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Jenkinsville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jennings have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jennings
  • Little Mountain [Newberry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Mountain
    • Little Mountain [Newberry County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Jenkinsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 295 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Mountain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Little Mountain<3>
  • Littleton [Richland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Littleton
    • Littleton [Richland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Jenkinsville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Littleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Littleton
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Peak [Newberry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peak
      • Peak [Newberry County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Jenkinsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 65 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peak
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peak<3>
    • Rock Hill [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Hill
      • Rock Hill [Fairfield County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Jenkinsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Hill
    • Sueville [Fairfield County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sueville
      • Sueville [Fairfield County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Jenkinsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sueville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Summerville [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerville
      • Summerville [Richland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Jenkinsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville

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 Jenkinsville. 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 ...
    • Richard 'Ricky' Bell, Jr.     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Columbia (SC) on October 2, 1974 (a Wednesday) and died in Columbia (SC) on February 17, 2011 (a Thursday) at the age of 36. He is buried at Leevy Cemetery (Richland County, South Carolina).
      • Columbia is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Jenkinsville.
      • Columbia is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Jenkinsville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Richard 'Ricky' Bell, Jr.<4>
    • Thomas Cooper De Leon     (Author)
    • Alex Hawkins     (Professional football)
      • Full name: Clifton Alexander Hawkins
      • Professional football. He was born in Welch (WV) on July 2, 1937 (a Friday) and died in Columbia (SC) on September 12, 2017 (a Tueday) at the age of 80. We don't have any burial details.
      • Columbia is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Jenkinsville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Alex Hawkins<4>
    • LaMarr Hoyt     (Professional baseball)
      • Professional baseball. He was born in Columbia (SC) on January 1, 1955 (a Saturday) and died on November 29, 2021 (a Monday) at the age of 66. We don't have any burial details.
      • Columbia is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Jenkinsville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: LaMarr Hoyt<4>
    • Marvin Earl 'Marv' Johnson     (Singer)
    • Lee Young     (Actor)
      • Full name: Lee Thompson Young
      • Actor. He was born in Columbia (SC) on February 1, 1984 (a Wednesday) and died in Los Angeles (CA) on August 19, 2013 (a Monday) at the age of 29. He is buried at Lakeview Memory Gardens (York County, South Carolina).
      • Columbia is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Jenkinsville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lee Young<4>

How Far From Jenkinsville to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a town such as Jenkinsville to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Winnsboro, which is the Seat of Fairfield County and lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Jenkinsville to Winnsboro, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take 6 hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
    • Columbia, which is the State Capital of South Carolina, lies 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast (SE). The buggy would take most of a day and walking would take just about two full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 397 miles [638.9 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 16 days and walking would take 23 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,282 miles [10,109.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,978 miles [11,230 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,859 miles [7,819.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of South Carolina

About Fairfield County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Jenkinsville. 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jenkinsville) 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 Jenkinsville. 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 JenkinsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jenkinsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2690, Longitude: -81.2883    
<2>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.
<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 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.
<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 Jenkinsville 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 310.471 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.701 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 307.953 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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