A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Whispering Hills, Tennessee
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Whispering Hills.
This page contains seven sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).
When in Whispering Hills, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Whispering Hills and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Whispering Hills
Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help amateurs find their way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website lists the visible planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their track 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 the location for Whispering Hills. Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude for your actual position.
The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Whispering Hills.
We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.
The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Davidson County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
Since Whispering Hills is near Williamson County and also Rutherford County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:
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:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Whispering Hills ...
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.
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 Whispering Hills. 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.
Musician. He was born in Nashville (Tennessee) on Wednesday November 20, 1946 and died in Macon (Georgia) on Friday October 29, 1971 at the age of 24. He was buried at Rose Hill Cemetery (Bibb County, Georgia) [Map].
Musician - a member of the 'Allman Brothers Band'. He was born in Nashville (Tennessee) on Monday December 8, 1947 and died in Richmond Hill (Georgia) on Saturday May 27, 2017 at the age of 69. He was buried at Rose Hill Cemetery (Bibb County, Georgia) [Map].
Actress. She was born in Nashville (Tennessee) on Tueday March 2, 1915 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Friday September 18, 1992 at the age of 77. She was buried at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Musician. He was born in Luttrell (Tennessee) on Friday June 20, 1924 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Saturday June 30, 2001 at the age of 77. He was buried at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].
Musician. He was born in Carthage (Tennessee) on Thursday December 14, 1899 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Friday July 2, 1982 at the age of 82. He was buried at Greenwood Cemetery (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].
Astronomer. He was born in Nashville (Tennessee) on Friday October 16, 1857 and died in Williams Bay (Wisconsin) on Tueday February 6, 1923 at the age of 65. He was buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].
Major League Baseball. He was born in Nashville (Tennessee) on Saturday May 25, 1918 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Saturday April 21, 1990 at the age of 71. He was buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].
Musician. He was born in Nashville (Tennessee) on Tueday March 7, 1905 and died in Indianapolis (Indiana) on Monday April 29, 1935 at the age of 30. He was buried at Floral Park Cemetery (Marion County, Indiana) [Map].
Songwriter, producer. He was born in Denver (Colorado) on Tueday May 5, 1942 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Monday July 20, 2015 at the age of 73. He was buried at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].
Oscar nominated actress, singer, songwriter, comedian, author. She was born in Maces Spring (Virginia) on Sunday June 23, 1929 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Thursday May 15, 2003 at the age of 73.
Major League Baseball. He was born in Nashville (Tennessee) on Friday December 25, 1908 and died in Hoover (Alabama) on Wednesday July 7, 1993 at the age of 84. He was buried at Elmwood Cemetery (Jefferson County, Alabama) [Map].
Musician. He was born in Nashville (Tennessee) on Tueday June 13, 1905 and died in Washington, DC [Map] on Monday June 2, 1997 at the age of 92. He was buried at Greenwood Cemetery (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].
Musician. He was born in Dorchester (Massachusetts) on Friday May 29, 1925 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Thursday June 12, 2008 at the age of 83. He was buried at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].
How Far From Whispering Hills 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 Whispering Hills to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Whispering Hills and extending to:
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Whispering Hills. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Jan 2020