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As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in College Heights, we use the following websites to find information relevant to College Heights 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 College Heights:
    • 36.182005, -85.518309
    • 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 College Heights
  • 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 College Heights ...

We found 21 communities that share the name College Heights.

There is one other community in Tennessee which is also named College Heights.

Beyond Tennessee, we know of another twenty communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these twenty communities, nineteen are located in the United States and two are in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Tennessee ...
    • Washington County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of College Heights [Washington County].
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Coffee County
      • This College Heights is located in Coffee County and lies 337 miles [542.3 km]<2> to the south of the College Heights that is located in Putnam County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Heights
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Coffee County community of College Heights.
    • Alberta
      • This College Heights lies 1,771 miles [2,850.1 km]<2> to the northwest of the College Heights that is located in Putnam County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Heights
    • Arkansas
      • Drew County
      • This College Heights is located in Drew County and lies 398 miles [640.5 km]<2> to the west southwest of the College Heights that is located in Putnam County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Heights
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Drew County community of College Heights.
    • British Columbia
      • This College Heights lies 2,152 miles [3,463.3 km]<2> to the northwest of the College Heights that is located in Putnam County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Heights
    • California
      • Kern County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of College Heights [Kern County].
      • San Bernardino County
      • This College Heights is located in San Bernardino County and lies 1,813 miles [2,917.7 km]<2> to the west of the College Heights that is located in Putnam County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Heights
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Bernardino County community of College Heights.
      • San Diego County
      • This College Heights is located in San Diego County and lies 1,803 miles [2,901.6 km] to the west of the College Heights that is located in Putnam County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Heights
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Diego County community of College Heights.
      • Santa Cruz 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 California community of College Heights [Santa Cruz County].
    • Colorado
      • La Plata County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Colorado community of College Heights [La Plata County].
    • Florida
      • Hillsborough County
      • This College Heights is located in Hillsborough County and lies 594 miles [956 km]<2> to the south southeast of the College Heights that is located in Putnam County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Heights
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsborough County community of College Heights.
    • Georgia
      • Dougherty County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of College Heights [Dougherty County].
      • Muscogee 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 Georgia community of College Heights [Muscogee County].
    • Illinois
      • Saline County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Illinois community of College Heights [Saline County].
    • Kentucky
      • Magoffin County
      • This College Heights is located in Magoffin County and lies 172 miles [276.8 km]<2> to the northeast of the College Heights that is located in Putnam County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Heights
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Magoffin County community of College Heights.
      • Warren County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kentucky community of College Heights [Warren County].
    • Maryland
      • Prince George's County
      • This College Heights is located in Prince George's County and lies 507 miles [815.9 km]<2> to the east northeast of the College Heights that is located in Putnam County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Heights
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Prince George's County community of College Heights.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Berks County
      • This College Heights is located in Berks County and lies 595 miles [957.6 km]<2> to the east northeast of the College Heights that is located in Putnam County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Heights
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Berks County community of College Heights.
    • South Carolina
      • Darlington County
      • This College Heights is located in Darlington County and lies 331 miles [532.7 km]<2> to the east southeast of the College Heights that is located in Putnam County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Heights
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Darlington County community of College Heights.
      • Greenville County
      • This College Heights is located in Greenville County and lies 199 miles [320.3 km] to the east southeast of the College Heights that is located in Putnam County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Heights
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greenville County community of College Heights.
    • Utah
      • Weber County
      • This College Heights is located in Weber County and lies 1,459 miles [2,348 km]<2> to the west northwest of the College Heights that is located in Putnam County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Heights
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Weber County community of College Heights.

Curious and Interesting Names Near College Heights ...

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.

  • Grandview
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grandview
    • Grandview lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northeast of College Heights.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grandview have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grandview
  • Green Acres
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Acres
    • Green Acres lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south of College Heights.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Acres
  • Green Hills
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Hills
    • Green Hills lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of College Heights.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hills
  • Honeybrook
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Honeybrook
    • Honeybrook lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south of College Heights.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Honeybrook have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Honeybrook
  • Indian Hills
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Hills
    • Indian Hills lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the east of College Heights.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Hills
  • Laurel Park
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel Park
    • Laurel Park lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the east of College Heights.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel Park
  • Long Meadows
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Meadows
    • Long Meadows lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of College Heights.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Meadows
  • Pleasant View
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant View
    • Pleasant View lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southeast of College Heights.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant View have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant View
  • Post Oak
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Post Oak
    • Post Oak lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northeast of College Heights.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Post Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Post Oak
  • Rolling Meadows
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Meadows
    • Rolling Meadows lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of College Heights.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolling Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Meadows
  • Shepherd Hills
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shepherd Hills
    • Shepherd Hills lies less than 2 miles<2> to the north of College Heights.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shepherd Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shepherd Hills
  • Sun Valley
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sun Valley
    • Sun Valley lies less than 2 miles<2> to the west of College Heights.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun Valley
  • Tanglewood
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tanglewood
    • Tanglewood lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south of College Heights.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tanglewood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tanglewood
  • Wildwood
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wildwood
    • Wildwood lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southwest of College Heights.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wildwood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wildwood

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

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

  • Cookeville, which is the Seat of Putnam County, lies just to the South Southeast.
  • Nashville, which is the State Capital of Tennessee, lies 70 miles [112.7 km]<2> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from College Heights to Nashville, with an average speed<4>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 three full days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take about three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC) is 500 miles [804.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of a day, a buggy would take 20 days and walking would take 29 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,372 miles [10,254.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,088 miles [11,407 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,963 miles [7,987.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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

The official website for Putnam County: www.putnamcountytn.gov/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 College Heights 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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- College Heights) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in College Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1820, Longitude: -85.5183       In this case, the coordinates for College Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>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.
<5>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 College Heights to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 313.019 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.901 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.146 degrees.




 

 

 

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