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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 Belltown Hill, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Belltown Hill 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 Belltown Hill:
    • 35.025080, -84.332144
    • 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 Belltown Hill
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Belltown Hill ...

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.

  • Belltown [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belltown
    • Belltown [Polk County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Belltown Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belltown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belltown
  • Burger Town [Cherokee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burger Town
    • Burger Town [Cherokee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Belltown Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burger Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burger Town
  • Chanceytown [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chanceytown
    • Chanceytown [Polk County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Belltown Hill
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chanceytown
  • Copperhill [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copperhill
    • Copperhill [Polk County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Belltown Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 316 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Copperhill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Copperhill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Copperhill<3>
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    • Ducktown [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ducktown
      • Ducktown [Polk County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Belltown Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 467 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ducktown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ducktown<3>
    • Fry [Fannin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fry
      • Fry [Fannin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Belltown Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fry
    • Hothouse [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hothouse
      • Hothouse [Cherokee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Belltown Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hothouse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hothouse
    • Jonestown [Fannin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonestown
      • Jonestown [Fannin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Belltown Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonestown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonestown
    • Kingtown [Fannin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingtown
      • Kingtown [Fannin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Belltown Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingtown
    • Union [Fannin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
      • Union [Fannin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Belltown Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
    • Wolf Creek [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wolf Creek
      • Wolf Creek [Cherokee County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Belltown Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wolf Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wolf Creek

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 Belltown Hill. 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 ...
    • Joe Frazier     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Liberty (North Carolina) on Friday October 6, 1922 and died in Broken Arrow (Oklahoma) on Tueday February 15, 2011 at the age of 88. He is buried at Bixby Cemetery (Tulsa County, Oklahoma).
      • Liberty is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north of Belltown Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joe Frazier<4>
    • Burkett Howard 'Uncle Josh' Graves     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Tellico Plains (Tennessee) on Tueday September 27, 1927 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Saturday September 30, 2006 at the age of 79.
      • Tellico Plains is located 23 miles [37 km] to the north of Belltown Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Burkett Howard 'Uncle Josh' Graves<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Benton, which is the Seat of Polk County and lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Belltown Hill to Benton, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
    • Nashville, which is the State Capital of Tennessee, lies 158 miles [254.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 9 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 482 miles [775.7 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take most of a day, a buggy would take 19 days and walking would take 28 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,377 miles [10,262.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,085 miles [11,402.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,962 miles [7,985.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Tennessee

About Polk County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.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- Belltown Hill) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Belltown Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0251, Longitude: -84.3321       In this case, the coordinates for Belltown Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>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.
<6>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 Belltown Hill to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 312.267 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 307.873 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.948 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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