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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 Pinehill, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Pinehill 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 Pinehill:
    • 32.104731, -94.605354
    • 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 Pinehill
  • 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 Pinehill ...

We have found four communities that share the name Pinehill.

Within Texas, the name Pinehill is unique.

Beyond Texas, we know of another four communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Michigan
      • Marquette 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 Michigan community of Pinehill [Marquette County].
    • New Mexico
      • Cibola County
      • This Pinehill is located in Cibola County and lies 818 miles [1,316.4 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Pinehill that is located in Rusk County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinehill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cibola County community of Pinehill.
    • South Carolina
      • Dorchester County
      • This Pinehill is located in Dorchester County and lies 838 miles [1,348.6 km]<2> to the east of the Pinehill that is located in Rusk County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinehill
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dorchester County community of Pinehill.
    • Wisconsin
      • Jackson 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 Wisconsin community of Pinehill [Jackson County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Pinehill ...

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.

  • Craig [Rusk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Craig
    • Craig [Rusk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Pinehill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Craig have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Craig
  • Daniels [Panola County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daniels
    • Daniels [Panola County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the east of Pinehill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daniels have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daniels
  • Fair Play [Panola County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fair Play
    • Fair Play [Panola County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northeast of Pinehill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fair Play have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fair Play
  • Gary City [Panola County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gary City
    • Gary City [Panola County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the east of Pinehill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 301 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gary City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gary City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gary City<4>
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    • Hickey [Rusk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickey
      • Hickey [Rusk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the west of Pinehill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickey have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickey
    • Holland Quarters [Panola County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holland Quarters
      • Holland Quarters [Panola County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Pinehill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holland Quarters have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holland Quarters
    • Lake View [Rusk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake View
      • Lake View [Rusk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the west of Pinehill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake View have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake View
    • Laneville [Rusk County]
    • Liberty [Rusk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty
      • Liberty [Rusk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the north of Pinehill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
    • Long Branch [Panola County]
    • Mayflower [Rusk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayflower
      • Mayflower [Rusk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the north of Pinehill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayflower have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayflower
    • Mount Enterprise [Rusk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Enterprise
      • Mount Enterprise [Rusk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the south of Pinehill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 433 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Enterprise have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Enterprise
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Enterprise<4>
    • Pleasant Ridge [Panola County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Ridge
      • Pleasant Ridge [Panola County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the east of Pinehill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Ridge

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 Pinehill. 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 ...
    • S.P. Leary     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Carthage (TX) on June 6, 1930 (a Friday) and died in Chicago (IL) on January 26, 1998 (a Monday) at the age of 67. He is buried at Forest Home Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Carthage is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Pinehill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: S.P. Leary<5>
    • Tex Ritter     (Singer, actor)
      • Born: Woodward Maurice Ritter
      • Singer, actor. He was born in Murvaul (TX) on January 12, 1905 (a Thursday) and died in Nashville (TN) on January 2, 1974 (a Wednesday) at the age of 69.
      • Murvaul is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east of Pinehill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tex Ritter<5>
    • Karen Gay Silkwood     (Activist)
    • Samuel Filmore 'Sam' West     (Major League Baseball)
    • Forest Whitaker     (Oscar winning actor. Producer, director)
      • Full name: Forest Steven Whitaker III
      • Oscar winning actor. Producer, director. He was born in Longview (TX) on July 15, 1961 (a Saturday)
      • Longview is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Pinehill.

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Henderson, which is the Seat of Rusk County and lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the west northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Pinehill to Henderson, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
    • Austin, which is the State Capital of Texas, lies 224 miles [360.5 km] to the west southwest (WSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 9 days and walking would take 13 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,090 miles [1,754.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take over two days, a buggy would take 43 days and walking would take 62 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,936 miles [11,162.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,662 miles [12,330.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,538 miles [8,912.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Texas

About Rusk County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.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 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 Pinehill 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pinehill) 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 Pinehill. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PinehillOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pinehill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1047, Longitude: -94.6054    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<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 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.
<6>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.
<7>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 Pinehill to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 318.414 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.609 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 313.776 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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