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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 Trenton, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Trenton and the surrounding area.

  • 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 Trenton:
    • 33.740316, -81.842743
    • 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 Trenton
  • 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 Trenton ...

We have found 40 communities that share the name Trenton.

Within South Carolina, the name Trenton is unique.

Beyond South Carolina, we know of another 40 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 40 communities, 38 are located in the United States and two are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Jackson County
      • This Trenton is located in Jackson County and lies 261 miles [420 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson County community of Trenton.
    • Arkansas
      • Phillips County
      • This Trenton is located in Phillips County and lies 518 miles [833.6 km]<1> to the west of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Phillips County community of Trenton.
    • California
      • Sonoma County
      • This Trenton is located in Sonoma County and lies 2,291 miles [3,687 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sonoma County community of Trenton.
    • Florida
      • Alachua 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 Trenton [Alachua County].
      • Gilchrist County
      • This Trenton is located in Gilchrist County and lies 290 miles [466.7 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gilchrist County community of Trenton.
    • Georgia
      • Dade County
      • This Trenton is located in Dade County and lies 223 miles [358.9 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dade County community of Trenton.
    • Illinois
      • Clinton County
      • This Trenton is located in Clinton County and lies 550 miles [885.1 km]<1> to the northwest of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clinton County community of Trenton.
    • Indiana
      • Blackford County
      • This Trenton is located in Blackford County and lies 499 miles [803.1 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Blackford County community of Trenton.
      • Randolph 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 Indiana community of Trenton [Randolph County].
    • Iowa
      • Henry County
      • This Trenton is located in Henry County and lies 736 miles [1,184.5 km]<1> to the northwest of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Henry County community of Trenton.
    • Kansas
      • Kingman 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 Trenton [Kingman County].
      • Labette 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 Trenton [Labette County].
      • Miami 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 Trenton [Miami County].
      • Saline 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 Kansas community of Trenton [Saline 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 Trenton [Shawnee County].
    • Kentucky
      • Todd County
      • This Trenton is located in Todd County and lies 368 miles [592.2 km]<1> to the northwest of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Todd County community of Trenton.
    • Louisiana
      • De Soto Parish
      • This Trenton is located in De Soto Parish and lies 699 miles [1,124.9 km]<1> to the west of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the De Soto Parish community of Trenton.
      • Ouachita Parish
      • 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 Louisiana community of Trenton [Ouachita Parish].
    • Maine
      • Hancock County
      • This Trenton is located in Hancock County and lies 1,030 miles [1,657.6 km]<1> to the northeast of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hancock County community of Trenton.
    • Maryland
      • Baltimore County
      • This Trenton is located in Baltimore County and lies 490 miles [788.6 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Baltimore County community of Trenton.
    • Michigan
      • Wayne County
      • This Trenton is located in Wayne County and lies 584 miles [939.9 km]<1> to the north of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wayne County community of Trenton.
    • Minnesota
      • Freeborn 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 Minnesota community of Trenton [Freeborn County].
    • Mississippi
      • Smith County
      • This Trenton is located in Smith County and lies 462 miles [743.5 km]<1> to the west of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Smith County community of Trenton.
    • Missouri
      • Grundy County
      • This Trenton is located in Grundy County and lies 782 miles [1,258.5 km]<1> to the northwest of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grundy County community of Trenton.
    • Nebraska
      • Hitchcock County
      • This Trenton is located in Hitchcock County and lies 1,144 miles [1,841.1 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hitchcock County community of Trenton.
    • Nevada
      • Lander County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Lander County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lander County community of Trenton.
    • New Jersey
      • Mercer County
      • This Trenton is located in Mercer County and lies 593 miles [954.3 km]<1> to the northeast of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mercer County community of Trenton.
    • New Mexico
      • Curry County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Curry County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Curry County community of Trenton.
    • New York
      • Oneida County
      • This Trenton is located in Oneida County and lies 747 miles [1,202.2 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Oneida County community of Trenton.
    • North Carolina
      • Jones County
      • This Trenton is located in Jones County and lies 271 miles [436.1 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jones County community of Trenton.
    • North Dakota
      • Williams County
      • This Trenton is located in Williams County and lies 1,505 miles [2,422.1 km]<1> to the northwest of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Williams County community of Trenton.
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Trenton lies 1,304 miles [2,098.6 km]<1> to the northeast of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
    • Ohio
      • Butler County
      • This Trenton is located in Butler County and lies 422 miles [679.1 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Butler County community of Trenton.
      • 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 Ohio community of Trenton [Jefferson County].
    • Ontario
      • This Trenton lies 751 miles [1,208.6 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
    • Pennsylvania
      • Schuylkill County
      • This Trenton is located in Schuylkill County and lies 582 miles [936.6 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Schuylkill County community of Trenton.
    • Tennessee
      • Gibson County
      • This Trenton is located in Gibson County and lies 430 miles [692 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gibson County community of Trenton.
    • Texas
      • Fannin County
      • This Trenton is located in Fannin County and lies 833 miles [1,340.6 km]<1> to the west of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fannin County community of Trenton.
    • Utah
      • Cache County
      • This Trenton is located in Cache County and lies 1,725 miles [2,776.1 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cache County community of Trenton.
    • Wisconsin
      • Pierce County
      • This Trenton is located in Pierce County and lies 942 miles [1,516 km]<1> to the northwest of the Trenton that is located in Edgefield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pierce County community of Trenton.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Trenton ...

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.

  • Edgefield [Edgefield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgefield
    • Edgefield [Edgefield County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Trenton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,825 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgefield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edgefield<4>
  • Eureka [Aiken County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eureka
    • Eureka [Aiken County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Trenton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eureka have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eureka
  • Harmony [Edgefield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmony
    • Harmony [Edgefield County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Trenton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harmony have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmony
  • Highview [Edgefield County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highview
    • Highview [Edgefield County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Trenton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highview have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Parkhill [Edgefield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkhill
      • Parkhill [Edgefield County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Trenton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkhill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkhill
    • Pine House Crossroads [Edgefield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine House Crossroads
      • Pine House Crossroads [Edgefield County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Trenton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine House Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine House Crossroads
    • Sunny Brook [Aiken County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunny Brook
      • Sunny Brook [Aiken County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Trenton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunny Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunny Brook
    • Wise [Edgefield County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wise
      • Wise [Edgefield County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Trenton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wise have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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 Trenton. 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 ...
    • Fern Andra     (Actress, writer, producer, director)
      • Born: Vernal Edna Andrews
      • Actress, writer, producer, director. She was born in Watseka (IL) on October 24, 1893 (a Tueday) and died in Aiken (SC) on February 18, 1974 (a Monday) at the age of 80. She is buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery (Hartford County, Connecticut).
      • Aiken is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Trenton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Fern Andra<6>
    • Vernon 'The Viper' Forrest     (Professional boxer)
    • Samuel Pierpont Langley     (Aviation pioneer)
    • William Henry Peck     (Author)
    • Mary Ellen 'Mammy' Pleasant     (Social reformer, civil rights activist)

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Edgefield, which is the Seat of Edgefield County and lies just to the Northwest.
    • Columbia, which is the State Capital of South Carolina, lies 49 miles [78.9 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could walk a straight line from Trenton to Columbia, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take about three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of two days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 445 miles [716.2 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 18 days and walking would take 26 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,330 miles [10,187.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,025 miles [11,305.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,906 miles [7,895.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Edgefield County: www.edgefieldcounty.sc.gov/

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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Trenton) 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 Trenton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TrentonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trenton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7403, Longitude: -81.8427    
<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 Trenton 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 Trenton, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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 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.
<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 Trenton 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 310.779 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.979 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.309 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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