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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 Pendleton, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Pendleton 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 Pendleton:
    • 34.651810, -82.783860
    • 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 Pendleton
  • 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 Pendleton ...

We have found sixteen communities that share the name Pendleton.

Within South Carolina, the name Pendleton is unique.

Beyond South Carolina, we know of another sixteen communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these sixteen communities, fifteen are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Desha County
      • This Pendleton is located in Desha County and lies 492 miles [791.8 km]<1> to the west of the Pendleton that is located in Anderson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pendleton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Desha County community of Pendleton.
    • Florida
      • Baker 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 Florida community of Pendleton [Baker County].
    • Indiana
      • Madison County
      • This Pendleton is located in Madison County and lies 404 miles [650.2 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Pendleton that is located in Anderson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pendleton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Pendleton.
    • Kansas
      • Miami 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 Kansas community of Pendleton [Miami County].
    • Kentucky
      • Henry County
      • This Pendleton is located in Henry County and lies 297 miles [478 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Pendleton that is located in Anderson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pendleton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Henry County community of Pendleton.
    • Maryland
      • Calvert County
      • This Pendleton is located in Calvert County and lies 439 miles [706.5 km]<1> to the northeast of the Pendleton that is located in Anderson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pendleton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Calvert County community of Pendleton.
    • Missouri
      • Warren County
      • This Pendleton is located in Warren County and lies 548 miles [881.9 km]<1> to the northwest of the Pendleton that is located in Anderson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pendleton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Warren County community of Pendleton.
    • New Mexico
      • San Juan County
      • Although located in San Juan County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Juan County community of Pendleton.
    • New York
      • Niagara County
      • This Pendleton is located in Niagara County and lies 621 miles [999.4 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Pendleton that is located in Anderson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pendleton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Niagara County community of Pendleton.
    • North Carolina
      • Northampton County
      • This Pendleton is located in Northampton County and lies 337 miles [542.3 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Pendleton that is located in Anderson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pendleton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Northampton County community of Pendleton.
    • Ohio
      • Hamilton County
      • This Pendleton is located in Hamilton County and lies 322 miles [518.2 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Pendleton that is located in Anderson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pendleton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hamilton County community of Pendleton.
    • Ontario
      • This Pendleton lies 848 miles [1,364.7 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Pendleton that is located in Anderson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pendleton
    • Oregon
      • Umatilla County
      • This Pendleton is located in Umatilla County and lies 2,027 miles [3,262.1 km]<1> to the northwest of the Pendleton that is located in Anderson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pendleton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Umatilla County community of Pendleton.
    • Texas
      • Bell County
      • This Pendleton is located in Bell County and lies 876 miles [1,409.8 km]<1> to the west of the Pendleton that is located in Anderson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pendleton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bell County community of Pendleton.
    • Virginia
      • Louisa County
      • This Pendleton is located in Louisa County and lies 356 miles [572.9 km]<1> to the northeast of the Pendleton that is located in Anderson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pendleton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Louisa County community of Pendleton.
    • West Virginia
      • Tucker 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 West Virginia community of Pendleton [Tucker County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Pendleton ...

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.

  • Adams Crossing [Oconee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adams Crossing
    • Adams Crossing [Oconee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Pendleton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adams Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adams Crossing
  • Camelot [Pickens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camelot
    • Camelot [Pickens County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Pendleton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camelot have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camelot
  • Central [Pickens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central
    • Central [Pickens County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Pendleton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,452 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Central<4>
  • Cherrys Crossing [Oconee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherrys Crossing
    • Cherrys Crossing [Oconee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Pendleton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherrys Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherrys Crossing
  • Continue List   (9 more) ...
    • Harris Ferry [Anderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harris Ferry
      • Harris Ferry [Anderson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Pendleton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harris Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris Ferry
    • Meadow Brook [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Brook
      • Meadow Brook [Pickens County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Pendleton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Brook
    • Meadow Rose [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Rose
      • Meadow Rose [Pickens County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Pendleton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Rose have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Rose
    • New Light [Anderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Light
      • New Light [Anderson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Pendleton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Light have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Light
    • Pickens Ferry [Oconee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pickens Ferry
      • Pickens Ferry [Oconee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Pendleton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pickens Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickens Ferry
    • Poplar Cove [Oconee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplar Cove
      • Poplar Cove [Oconee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Pendleton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poplar Cove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplar Cove
    • Sandy Springs [Anderson County]
    • Skyview [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skyview
      • Skyview [Pickens County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Pendleton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skyview have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skyview
    • Spring Valley [Oconee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Valley
      • Spring Valley [Oconee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Pendleton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Valley

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 Pendleton. 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 ...
    • Abigail 'Tommye' Adams     (Actress)
      • Born: Margaret Thomas Adams
      • Actress. She was born in Greenville (SC) on January 11, 1922 (a Wednesday) and died in Beverly Hills (CA) on February 13, 1955 (a Sunday) at the age of 33.
      • Greenville is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northeast of Pendleton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Abigail 'Tommye' Adams<5>
    • Chadwick Aaron Boseman     (Actor, producer)
      • Actor, producer. He was born in Anderson (SC) on November 29, 1976 (a Monday) and died in Los Angeles (CA) on August 28, 2020 (a Friday) at the age of 43.
      • Anderson is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast of Pendleton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Chadwick Aaron Boseman<5>
    • John Dickson Carr     (Author)
    • James B. Davis     (Singer)
    • Ellas Broadus Robertson     (Author)
    • Charles Isham 'C.I.' Taylor     (Negro League Baseball)
    • Mack McBee Williams     (Actor)

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Anderson, which is the Seat of Anderson County and lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Pendleton to Anderson, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
    • Columbia, which is the State Capital of South Carolina, lies 109 miles [175.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 432 miles [695.2 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take most of a day, a buggy would take 17 days and walking would take 25 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,329 miles [10,185.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,031 miles [11,315.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,909 miles [7,900.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Pendleton: www.townofpendleton.org/

The official website for Anderson County: www.andersoncountysc.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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pendleton) 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 Pendleton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PendletonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pendleton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6518, Longitude: -82.7839    
<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 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 Pendleton 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>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 Pendleton 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 311.343 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.757 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.427 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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