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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 White Oak, we use the following websites to find information relevant to White Oak 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 White Oak:
    • 34.474164, -81.116891
    • 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 White Oak
  • 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 White Oak ...

We have found 62 communities that share the name White Oak.

There are three communities within South Carolina that are also named White Oak.

Beyond South Carolina, we know of another 59 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 59 communities, 61 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Located In South Carolina ...
    • Clarendon County
      • This White Oak is located in Clarendon County and lies 81 miles [130.4 km]<1> to the southeast of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clarendon County community of White Oak.
    • Greenville County
      • This White Oak is located in Greenville County and lies 76 miles [122.3 km]<1> to the west northwest of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greenville County community of White Oak.
    • Horry County
      • This White Oak is located in Horry County and lies 124 miles [199.6 km]<1> to the east southeast of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Horry County community of White Oak.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Barbour County
      • This White Oak is located in Barbour County and lies 301 miles [484.4 km]<1> to the southwest of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Barbour County community of White Oak.
      • Franklin County
      • This White Oak is located in Franklin County and lies 391 miles [629.3 km] to the west of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Franklin County community of White Oak.
      • Henry County
      • This White Oak is located in Henry County and lies 298 miles [479.6 km] to the southwest of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Henry County community of White Oak.
      • Marshall County
      • This White Oak is located in Marshall County and lies 292 miles [469.9 km] to the west of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marshall County community of White Oak.
    • Arkansas
      • Cleveland 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 Arkansas community of White Oak [Cleveland County].
      • Franklin County
      • This White Oak is located in Franklin County and lies 723 miles [1,163.6 km]<1> to the west of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Franklin County community of White Oak.
      • Greene County
      • This White Oak is located in Greene County and lies 527 miles [848.1 km] to the west northwest of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greene County community of White Oak.
      • Johnson County
      • This White Oak is located in Johnson County and lies 713 miles [1,147.5 km] to the west of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Johnson County community of White Oak.
    • Georgia
      • Camden County
      • This White Oak is located in Camden County and lies 240 miles [386.2 km]<1> to the south of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Camden County community of White Oak.
      • Coweta County
      • This White Oak is located in Coweta County and lies 220 miles [354.1 km] to the west southwest of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Coweta County community of White Oak.
      • Walker County
      • This White Oak is located in Walker County and lies 238 miles [383 km] to the west of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Walker County community of White Oak.
    • Illinois
      • Montgomery County
      • This White Oak is located in Montgomery County and lies 581 miles [935 km]<1> to the northwest of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of White Oak.
      • Saint Clair 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 Illinois community of White Oak [Saint Clair County].
    • Iowa
      • Mahaska 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 Iowa community of White Oak [Mahaska County].
      • Polk County
      • This White Oak is located in Polk County and lies 836 miles [1,345.4 km]<1> to the northwest of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Polk County community of White Oak.
    • Kentucky
      • Garrard County
      • This White Oak is located in Garrard County and lies 299 miles [481.2 km]<1> to the northwest of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Garrard County community of White Oak.
      • Morgan County
      • This White Oak is located in Morgan County and lies 260 miles [418.4 km] to the north northwest of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Morgan County community of White Oak.
    • Maryland
      • Harford County
      • This White Oak is located in Harford County and lies 437 miles [703.3 km]<1> to the northeast of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Harford County community of White Oak.
      • Montgomery County
      • This White Oak is located in Montgomery County and lies 389 miles [626 km] to the north northeast of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of White Oak.
      • Queen Anne's 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 Maryland community of White Oak [Queen Anne's County].
    • Michigan
      • Ingham County
      • This White Oak is located in Ingham County and lies 580 miles [933.4 km]<1> to the north northwest of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ingham County community of White Oak.
      • Van Buren 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 Michigan community of White Oak [Van Buren County].
    • Mississippi
      • Panola County
      • This White Oak is located in Panola County and lies 514 miles [827.2 km]<1> to the west of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Panola County community of White Oak.
      • Smith County
      • This White Oak is located in Smith County and lies 521 miles [838.5 km] to the west southwest of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Smith County community of White Oak.
      • Tunica County
      • This White Oak is located in Tunica County and lies 525 miles [844.9 km] to the west of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tunica County community of White Oak.
    • Missouri
      • Dunklin County
      • This White Oak is located in Dunklin County and lies 517 miles [832 km]<1> to the west northwest of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dunklin County community of White Oak.
    • North Carolina
      • Bladen County
      • This White Oak is located in Bladen County and lies 138 miles [222.1 km]<1> to the east of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bladen County community of White Oak.
      • Gates County
      • This White Oak is located in Gates County and lies 278 miles [447.4 km] to the east northeast of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gates County community of White Oak.
      • Guilford County
      • This White Oak is located in Guilford County and lies 135 miles [217.3 km] to the north northeast of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Guilford County community of White Oak.
      • Halifax County
      • This White Oak is located in Halifax County and lies 218 miles [350.8 km] to the east northeast of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Halifax County community of White Oak.
      • Nash County
      • This White Oak is located in Nash County and lies 200 miles [321.9 km] to the east northeast of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Nash County community of White Oak.
      • Union County
      • This White Oak is located in Union County and lies 43 miles [69.2 km] to the north northeast of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Union County community of White Oak.
      • Wake County
      • This White Oak is located in Wake County and lies 165 miles [265.5 km] to the east northeast of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wake County community of White Oak.
    • Ohio
      • Brown County
      • This White Oak is located in Brown County and lies 348 miles [560.1 km]<1> to the north northwest of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Brown County community of White Oak.
      • Fayette County
      • This White Oak is located in Fayette County and lies 380 miles [611.6 km] to the north northwest of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fayette County community of White Oak.
      • Hamilton County
      • This White Oak is located in Hamilton County and lies 379 miles [609.9 km] to the north northwest of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hamilton County community of White Oak.
      • Washington County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Washington County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of White Oak.
    • Oklahoma
      • Cherokee County
      • This White Oak is located in Cherokee County and lies 790 miles [1,271.4 km]<1> to the west of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cherokee County community of White Oak.
      • Craig County
      • This White Oak is located in Craig County and lies 807 miles [1,298.7 km] to the west northwest of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Craig County community of White Oak.
    • Ontario
      • This White Oak lies 582 miles [936.6 km]<1> to the north of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
    • Pennsylvania
      • Allegheny County
      • This White Oak is located in Allegheny County and lies 411 miles [661.4 km]<1> to the north of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Allegheny County community of White Oak.
      • Lancaster County
      • This White Oak is located in Lancaster County and lies 472 miles [759.6 km] to the north northeast of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lancaster County community of White Oak.
    • Tennessee
      • Campbell County
      • This White Oak is located in Campbell County and lies 217 miles [349.2 km]<1> to the northwest of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Campbell County community of White Oak.
      • Hamilton County
      • This White Oak is located in Hamilton County and lies 241 miles [387.9 km] to the west northwest of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hamilton County community of White Oak.
      • Macon County
      • This White Oak is located in Macon County and lies 310 miles [498.9 km] to the west northwest of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Macon County community of White Oak.
      • Morgan County
      • This White Oak is located in Morgan County and lies 223 miles [358.9 km] to the west northwest of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Morgan County community of White Oak.
    • Texas
      • Gregg County
      • This White Oak is located in Gregg County and lies 801 miles [1,289.1 km]<1> to the west of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gregg County community of White Oak.
      • Hopkins 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 Texas community of White Oak [Hopkins County].
      • Marion County
      • This White Oak is located in Marion County and lies 771 miles [1,240.8 km] to the west of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marion County community of White Oak.
      • Titus County
      • This White Oak is located in Titus County and lies 799 miles [1,285.9 km] to the west of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Titus County community of White Oak.
    • Virginia
      • Halifax County
      • This White Oak is located in Halifax County and lies 199 miles [320.3 km]<1> to the northeast of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Halifax County community of White Oak.
      • Henrico 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 Virginia community of White Oak [Henrico County].
      • Newport News City
      • This White Oak is located in Newport News City and lies 314 miles [505.3 km] to the northeast of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Newport News City community of White Oak.
      • Pittsylvania 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 Virginia community of White Oak [Pittsylvania County].
      • Stafford County
      • This White Oak is located in Stafford County and lies 336 miles [540.7 km] to the northeast of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Stafford County community of White Oak.
    • West Virginia
      • Raleigh County
      • This White Oak is located in Raleigh County and lies 222 miles [357.3 km]<1> to the north of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Raleigh County community of White Oak.
      • Ritchie County
      • This White Oak is located in Ritchie County and lies 325 miles [523 km] to the north of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ritchie County community of White Oak.
      • Upshur County
      • This White Oak is located in Upshur County and lies 321 miles [516.6 km] to the north of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Upshur County community of White Oak.
    • Wisconsin
      • Lafayette County
      • This White Oak is located in Lafayette County and lies 743 miles [1,195.7 km]<1> to the northwest of the White Oak that is located in Fairfield County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lafayette County community of White Oak.

Curious and Interesting Names Near White Oak ...

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.

  • Bucklick [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bucklick
    • Bucklick [Fairfield County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of White Oak
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bucklick have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bucklick
  • Dutchman Creek [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dutchman Creek
    • Dutchman Creek [Fairfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of White Oak
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dutchman Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dutchman Creek
  • Evans [Chester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evans
    • Evans [Chester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of White Oak
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evans have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evans
  • Flint Hill [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flint Hill
    • Flint Hill [Fairfield County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of White Oak
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flint Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flint Hill
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Great Falls [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Great Falls
      • Great Falls [Chester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of White Oak
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,872 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Great Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Great Falls<5>
    • Kingsbury [Lancaster County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingsbury
      • Kingsbury [Lancaster County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east of White Oak
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingsbury have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mountain Lakes [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Lakes
      • Mountain Lakes [Chester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of White Oak
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Lakes have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Lakes
    • Rock Creek [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Creek
      • Rock Creek [Fairfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of White Oak
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
    • Tip Top [Chester County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tip Top
      • Tip Top [Chester County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the north of White Oak
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tip Top have been provided by the GNIS.<4> 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 White Oak. 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.

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    • Tom Addison     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Lancaster (SC) on April 12, 1936 (a Sunday) and died in Bluffton (SC) on June 14, 2011 (a Tueday) at the age of 75. He is buried at Lancaster Memorial Park (Lancaster County, South Carolina).
      • Lancaster is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northeast of White Oak.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tom Addison<6>
    • George F. McCorkle     (Musician)
    • Nina Mae McKinney     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Lancaster (SC) on June 12, 1912 (a Wednesday) and died in New York (NY) on May 3, 1967 (a Wednesday) at the age of 54. She is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx County, New York).
      • Lancaster is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northeast of White Oak.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Nina Mae McKinney<6>
    • Aaron Andrew Robinson     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Lancaster (SC) on June 23, 1915 (a Wednesday) and died in Lancaster (SC) on March 9, 1966 (a Wednesday) at the age of 50.
      • Lancaster is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northeast of White Oak.
      • Lancaster is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northeast of White Oak.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Aaron Andrew Robinson<6>

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

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

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    • Winnsboro, which is the Seat of Fairfield County and lies just to the South Southeast.
    • Columbia, which is the State Capital of South Carolina, lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the south (S). If you could walk a straight line from White Oak to Columbia, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 379 miles [609.9 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 15 days and walking would take 22 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,265 miles [10,082.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,962 miles [11,204.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,842 miles [7,792.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Fairfield County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for White Oak. 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 '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- White Oak) 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 White Oak. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from White OakOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in White Oak. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4742, Longitude: -81.1169    
<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 White Oak 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 White Oak, 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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 White Oak 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 310.375 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.62 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 307.829 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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