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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 Jones Crossroads, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Jones Crossroads 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 Jones Crossroads:
    • 34.071391, -79.866513
    • 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 Jones Crossroads
  • 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 Jones Crossroads ...

We have found nine communities that share the name Jones Crossroads.

There are four communities within South Carolina that are also named Jones Crossroads.

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

  • Communities Located In South Carolina ...
    • Aiken County
      • This Jones Crossroads is located in Aiken County and lies 98 miles [157.7 km]<1> to the west of the Jones Crossroads that is located in Florence County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Crossroads
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Aiken County community of Jones Crossroads.
    • Horry County
      • This Jones Crossroads is located in Horry County and lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the east of the Jones Crossroads that is located in Florence County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Crossroads
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Horry County community of Jones Crossroads.
    • Lancaster County
      • This Jones Crossroads is located in Lancaster County and lies 65 miles [104.6 km]<1> to the northwest of the Jones Crossroads that is located in Florence County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Crossroads
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lancaster County community of Jones Crossroads.
    • Saluda County
      • This Jones Crossroads is located in Saluda County and lies 102 miles [164.2 km]<1> to the west of the Jones Crossroads that is located in Florence County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Crossroads
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saluda County community of Jones Crossroads.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Houston County
      • This Jones Crossroads is located in Houston County and lies 381 miles [613.2 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Jones Crossroads that is located in Florence County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Crossroads
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Houston County community of Jones Crossroads.
      • Limestone County
      • This Jones Crossroads is located in Limestone County and lies 408 miles [656.6 km] to the west of the Jones Crossroads that is located in Florence County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Crossroads
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Limestone County community of Jones Crossroads.
    • Delaware
      • Sussex County
      • This Jones Crossroads is located in Sussex County and lies 397 miles [638.9 km]<1> to the northeast of the Jones Crossroads that is located in Florence County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Crossroads
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sussex County community of Jones Crossroads.
    • Georgia
      • Early County
      • This Jones Crossroads is located in Early County and lies 356 miles [572.9 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Jones Crossroads that is located in Florence County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Crossroads
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Early County community of Jones Crossroads.
      • Troup County
      • This Jones Crossroads is located in Troup County and lies 308 miles [495.7 km] to the west southwest of the Jones Crossroads that is located in Florence County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Crossroads
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Troup County community of Jones Crossroads.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Jones Crossroads ...

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.

  • Alligator Lake [Florence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alligator Lake
    • Alligator Lake [Florence County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Jones Crossroads
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alligator Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alligator Lake
  • College Park [Florence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for College Park
    • College Park [Florence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Jones Crossroads
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for College Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Park
  • Cypress Point [Florence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cypress Point
    • Cypress Point [Florence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Jones Crossroads
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cypress Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cypress Point
  • Ebenezer [Florence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ebenezer
    • Ebenezer [Florence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Jones Crossroads
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ebenezer
  • Continue List   (20 more) ...
    • Enchanted Meadows [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enchanted Meadows
      • Enchanted Meadows [Florence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Jones Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enchanted Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enchanted Meadows
    • Farmwood [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmwood
      • Farmwood [Florence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Jones Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmwood
    • Ferndale [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferndale
      • Ferndale [Florence County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Jones Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferndale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferndale
    • Hamville [Florence County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamville
      • Hamville [Florence County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Jones Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Heritage [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heritage
      • Heritage [Florence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Jones Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heritage have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heritage
    • Hillcrest [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillcrest
      • Hillcrest [Florence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Jones Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillcrest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillcrest
    • Hobbs Crossroads [Sumter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hobbs Crossroads
      • Hobbs Crossroads [Sumter County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Jones Crossroads
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hobbs Crossroads
    • Java [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Java
      • Java [Florence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Jones Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Java have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Java
    • Kelly Farms [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kelly Farms
      • Kelly Farms [Florence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Jones Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kelly Farms have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kelly Farms
    • Kings Grant [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Grant
      • Kings Grant [Florence County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Jones Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kings Grant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Grant
    • Landmark Woods [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Landmark Woods
      • Landmark Woods [Florence County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Jones Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Landmark Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Landmark Woods
    • Longleaf [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longleaf
      • Longleaf [Florence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Jones Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Longleaf have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longleaf
    • Park City [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park City
      • Park City [Florence County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Jones Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Park City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park City
    • Pineneedles [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pineneedles
      • Pineneedles [Florence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Jones Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pineneedles have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pineneedles
    • Pleasant View [Florence County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant View
      • Pleasant View [Florence County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Jones Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Rose Hill [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Hill
      • Rose Hill [Florence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Jones Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Hill
    • South Park [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Park
      • South Park [Florence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Jones Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Park
    • Sparrows Crossroads [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sparrows Crossroads
      • Sparrows Crossroads [Florence County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Jones Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sparrows Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sparrows Crossroads
    • Sweetbriar [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweetbriar
      • Sweetbriar [Florence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Jones Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweetbriar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweetbriar
    • Woodland Park [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland Park
      • Woodland Park [Florence County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Jones Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland Park

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 Jones Crossroads. 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 Jones Crossroads 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 Jones Crossroads to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Florence, which is the Seat of Florence County and lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Jones Crossroads to Florence, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Columbia, which is the State Capital of South Carolina, lies 67 miles [107.8 km] to the west (W). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take about three full days and walking would take three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 368 miles [592.2 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving would take 6 hours, a buggy would take 15 days and walking would take 21 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,229 miles [10,024.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,919 miles [11,135.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,803 miles [7,729.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Florence County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Florence County: www.florenceco.org/

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 drawn from Point A (ie- Jones Crossroads) 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 Jones Crossroads. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Jones CrossroadsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jones Crossroads. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0714, Longitude: -79.8665    
<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>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.
<4>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.
<5>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 Jones Crossroads to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 309.663 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.744 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 307.473 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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