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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 Strawberry, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Strawberry 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 Strawberry:
    • 33.091560, -80.030640
    • 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 Strawberry
  • 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 Strawberry ...

We have found fifteen communities that share the name Strawberry.

There is one other community in South Carolina which is also named Strawberry.

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

  • Communities Located In South Carolina ...
    • Georgetown County
      • This Strawberry is located in Georgetown County and lies 47 miles [75.6 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Strawberry that is located in Berkeley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strawberry
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Georgetown County community of Strawberry.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Blount County
      • This Strawberry is located in Blount County and lies 379 miles [609.9 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Strawberry that is located in Berkeley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strawberry
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Blount County community of Strawberry.
    • Arizona
      • Gila County
      • This Strawberry is located in Gila County and lies 1,801 miles [2,898.4 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Strawberry that is located in Berkeley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strawberry
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gila County community of Strawberry.
      • Yavapai 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 Arizona community of Strawberry [Yavapai County].
    • Arkansas
      • Johnson County
      • This Strawberry is located in Johnson County and lies 777 miles [1,250.5 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Strawberry that is located in Berkeley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strawberry
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Johnson County community of Strawberry.
      • Lawrence County
      • This Strawberry is located in Lawrence County and lies 671 miles [1,079.9 km] to the west northwest of the Strawberry that is located in Berkeley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strawberry
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lawrence County community of Strawberry.
    • California
      • El Dorado County
      • This Strawberry is located in El Dorado County and lies 2,258 miles [3,633.9 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Strawberry that is located in Berkeley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strawberry
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the El Dorado County community of Strawberry.
      • Marin County
      • This Strawberry is located in Marin County and lies 2,390 miles [3,846.3 km] to the west northwest of the Strawberry that is located in Berkeley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strawberry
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marin County community of Strawberry.
      • Tuolumne County
      • This Strawberry is located in Tuolumne County and lies 2,253 miles [3,625.9 km] to the west northwest of the Strawberry that is located in Berkeley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strawberry
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tuolumne County community of Strawberry.
    • Kansas
      • Washington County
      • This Strawberry is located in Washington County and lies 1,058 miles [1,702.7 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Strawberry that is located in Berkeley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strawberry
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Strawberry.
    • Kentucky
      • Jefferson 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 Strawberry [Jefferson County].
    • Montana
      • Madison 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 Strawberry [Madison County].
    • Nevada
      • White Pine 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 Strawberry [White Pine County].
    • Oregon
      • Morrow County
      • This Strawberry is located in Morrow County and lies 2,257 miles [3,632.3 km]<1> to the northwest of the Strawberry that is located in Berkeley County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strawberry
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Morrow County community of Strawberry.
    • Utah
      • Morgan 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 Utah community of Strawberry [Morgan County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Strawberry ...

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.

  • Boulder Bluff [Berkeley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boulder Bluff
    • Boulder Bluff [Berkeley County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Strawberry
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boulder Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boulder Bluff
  • Childsbury [Berkeley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Childsbury
    • Childsbury [Berkeley County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Strawberry
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Childsbury have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Childsbury
  • Fox Bank [Berkeley County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox Bank
    • Fox Bank [Berkeley County] was located 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Strawberry
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fox Bank have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Groomville [Berkeley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Groomville
    • Groomville [Berkeley County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Strawberry
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Groomville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Groomville
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    • Grove Hall [Berkeley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grove Hall
      • Grove Hall [Berkeley County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Strawberry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grove Hall have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grove Hall
    • Hickory Hill [Berkeley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Hill
      • Hickory Hill [Berkeley County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Strawberry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Hill
    • Holly Court [Berkeley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Court
      • Holly Court [Berkeley County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Strawberry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Court have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Court
    • Hound Run [Berkeley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hound Run
      • Hound Run [Berkeley County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Strawberry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hound Run have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hound Run
    • Locklair [Berkeley County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Locklair
      • Locklair [Berkeley County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Strawberry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Locklair have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mount Holly [Berkeley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Holly
      • Mount Holly [Berkeley County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Strawberry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Holly have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Holly
    • Rice Hope [Berkeley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rice Hope
      • Rice Hope [Berkeley County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Strawberry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rice Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rice Hope
    • Stokes [Berkeley County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stokes
      • Stokes [Berkeley County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Strawberry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stokes have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Strawberry Landing [Berkeley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Strawberry Landing
      • Strawberry Landing [Berkeley County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Strawberry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Strawberry Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strawberry Landing
    • Tarry Town [Berkeley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tarry Town
      • Tarry Town [Berkeley County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Strawberry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tarry Town have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tarry Town
    • Wide Awake [Berkeley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wide Awake
      • Wide Awake [Berkeley County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Strawberry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wide Awake have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wide Awake

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 Strawberry. 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 ...
    • John Elias Bass     (Major League Baseball> *~~mlb:<1877/08/20:1877/08/20)
      • Major League Baseball> *~~mlb:<1877/08/20:1877/08/20. He was born in Charleston (SC) in 1850 and died in Denver (CO) on September 25, 1888 (a Tueday). He is buried at Riverside Cemetery (Denver County, Colorado).
      • Charleston is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the south of Strawberry.
    • John Bennett     (Author, illustrator)
      • Author, illustrator. He was born in Chillicothe (OH) on May 17, 1865 (a Wednesday) and died in Charleston (SC) on December 28, 1956 (a Friday) at the age of 91. He is buried at Magnolia Cemetery (Charleston County, South Carolina).
      • Charleston is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the south of Strawberry.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Bennett<5>
    • Junius Brutus Booth, Jr.     (Actor)
    • Jimmie Goodwin Coker     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Holly Hill (SC) on March 28, 1936 (a Saturday) and died in Throckmorton (TX) on October 29, 1991 (a Tueday) at the age of 55.
      • Holly Hill is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northwest of Strawberry.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jimmie Goodwin Coker<5>
    • George Hill Dillon     (Author)
    • Julia Caroline Ripley Dorr     (Poet, author)
    • Arthur Freedman     (Producer, lyricist)
      • Born: Arthur Grossman
      • Producer, lyricist. He was born in Charleston (SC) on September 9, 1894 (a Sunday) and died in Los Angeles (CA) on April 12, 1973 (a Thursday) at the age of 78. He is buried at Hillside Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Charleston is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the south of Strawberry.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Arthur Freedman<5>
    • Frank Bunker Gilbreth     (Author)
    • Frederick William 'Freddie' Green     (Musician)
    • Ellsworth Raymond 'Bumpy' Johnson     (Crime figure)
    • Clay Matthews, Sr.     (Professional football)
      • Full name: William Clay Matthews
      • Professional football. He was born in Charleston (SC) on August 1, 1928 (a Wednesday) and died in Mount Pleasant (SC) on March 23, 2017 (a Thursday) at the age of 88. He is buried at Live Oak Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Charleston is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the south of Strawberry.
      • Mount Pleasant is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the southeast of Strawberry.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Clay Matthews, Sr.<5>
    • Josephine Lyons Scott Pinckney     (Author)
      • Author. She was born in Charleston (SC) on January 25, 1895 (a Friday) and died on October 4, 1957 (a Friday) at the age of 62. She is buried at Magnolia Cemetery (Charleston County, South Carolina).
      • Charleston is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the south of Strawberry.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Josephine Lyons Scott Pinckney<5>
    • Beatrice Witte Ravenel     (Author)
      • Author. She was born in Charleston (SC) on August 24, 1870 (a Wednesday) and died in Charleston (SC) on March 15, 1956 (a Thursday) at the age of 85. She is buried at Magnolia Cemetery (Charleston County, South Carolina).
      • Charleston is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the south of Strawberry.
      • Charleston is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the south of Strawberry.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Beatrice Witte Ravenel<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Moncks Corner, which is the Seat of Berkeley County and lies just to the North.
    • Columbia, which is the State Capital of South Carolina, lies 85 miles [136.8 km]<1> to the northwest (NW). If you could drive a straight line from Strawberry to Columbia, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 434 miles [698.5 km] to the north northeast (NNE). 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 6,279 miles [10,105.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,966 miles [11,210.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,852 miles [7,808.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of South Carolina

About Berkeley County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Berkeley County: www.co.berkeley.sc.us/

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- Strawberry) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Strawberry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0916, Longitude: -80.0306       In this case, the coordinates for Strawberry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock 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 Strawberry 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>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 Strawberry, 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>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 Strawberry 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 309.747 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.70 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 307.817 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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