A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Snow Hill, Texas
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Snow Hill.
This page contains eight sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).
When in Snow Hill, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Snow Hill and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Snow Hill and surrounding area.
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 Snow Hill. 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 Snow Hill.
Bird Watching ...
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 Collin County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Collin County sighting report from eBird.
Since Snow Hill is near Hunt County and also Fannin 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:
The Waymark.com website, centered on Snow Hill.
How Far From Snow Hill 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 Snow Hill to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Snow Hill and extending to:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Snow 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 talk 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 Snow 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.
James Edward 'Jimmy' Belken, Sr.
Musician. He was born in Dallas (Texas) on Monday May 25, 1931 and died in Garland (Texas) on Saturday August 19, 2000 at an age of 69. He was buried at Restland Memorial Park (Dallas County, Texas) [Map].
Businessman, founder of Binion's Horseshoe Casino. He was born in Pilot Grove (Texas) on Sunday November 20, 1904 and died in Las Vegas (Nevada) on Monday December 25, 1989 at an age of 85. He was buried at Bunkers Eden Vale Cemetery (Nevada).
Musician. He was born in Centerville (Texas) on Wednesday September 3, 1913 and died in Houston (Texas) on Friday April 4, 1969 at an age of 55. He was buried at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery (Harris County, Texas) [Map].
James 'Jim' Boyd
Musician. He was born in Ladonia (Texas) on Friday September 25, 1914 and died in Ladonia (Texas) on Thursday March 11, 1993 at an age of 78. He was buried at Restland Memorial Park (Dallas County, Texas) [Map].
Charlie Christian (Charles Henry Christian)
Musician. He was born in Bonham (Texas) on Saturday July 29, 1916 and died in Staten Island (New York) on Monday March 2, 1942 at an age of 25. He was buried at Gates Hill Cemetery (Fannin County, Texas) [Map].
Bettye 'Mighty Mite' Danoff
Professional golf. She was born in Dallas (Texas) on Monday May 21, 1923 and died in McKinney (Texas) on Thursday December 22, 2011 at an age of 88. She was buried at Laurel Land Memorial Park (Dallas County, Texas) [Map].
Lawrence Clifton Elliott
Aviation pioneer. He was born in Greenville (Texas) on Saturday November 16, 1901 and died in Fort Worth (Texas) on Friday May 15, 1970 at an age of 68. He was buried at Greenwood Memorial Park (Tarrant County, Texas) [Map].
Mike Gaechter (Michael Theodore Gaechter)
Professional football. He was born in Santa Monica (California) on Tueday January 9, 1940 and died in Frisco (Texas) on Monday August 17, 2015 at an age of 75. He was buried at Restland Memorial Park (Dallas County, Texas) [Map].
Lee 'Lefty' Grissom
Major League Baseball. He was born in Sherman (Texas) on Wednesday October 23, 1907 and died in Corning (California) on Sunday October 4, 1998 at an age of 91. He was buried at Sunset Hill Cemetery (Tehama County, California) [Map].
Major League Baseball. He was born in Cincinnati (Ohio) on Saturday February 1, 1896 and died in Richardson (Texas) on Thursday March 19, 1981 at an age of 85. He was buried at Restland Memorial Park (Dallas County, Texas) [Map].
Ormer Leslie Locklear
Aviation pioneer. He was born in Greenville (Texas) on Wednesday October 28, 1891 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Monday August 2, 1920 at an age of 28. He was buried at Greenwood Memorial Park (Tarrant County, Texas) [Map].
Actor. He was born in McKinney (Texas) on Thursday September 24, 1908 and died in Dallas (Texas) on Thursday November 22, 1951 at an age of 43. He was buried at Restland Memorial Park (Dallas County, Texas) [Map].
Major League Baseball. He was born in Elizabeth (New Jersey) on Friday September 26, 1947 and died in Garland (Texas) on Friday July 25, 2003 at an age of 55. He was buried at Restland Memorial Park (Dallas County, Texas) [Map].
Communities Also Named Snow Hill ...
We have found 26 communities that share the name Snow Hill.
Within Texas, there are 3 communities which are also named Snow Hill. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 23 communities in the United States - with 26 of those located in the United States.
We have broken our list into two sections:
Other Communities Located In Texas
Distance: About 181 miles [291.3 km] to the South Southeast.
San Jacinto County
Distance: About 188 miles [302.6 km] to the South Southeast.
Distance: About 99 miles [159.3 km] to the East Southeast.
Communities Outside of Texas
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Distance: About 647 miles [1,041.2 km] to the East.
Distance: About 551 miles [886.7 km] to the East.
Distance: About 215 miles [346 km] to the East.
Distance: About 955 miles [1,536.9 km] to the East Southeast.
Distance: About 675 miles [1,086.3 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 788 miles [1,268.2 km] to the Northeast.
Our profile page for Snow Hill, Labette County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Labette County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Our profile page for Snow Hill, Shelby County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Shelby County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
This community is historic.<9>
Distance: About 1,215 miles [1,955.4 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 1,221 miles [1,965 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 1,265 miles [2,035.8 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 1,074 miles [1,728.4 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 1,140 miles [1,834.7 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 1,030 miles [1,657.6 km] to the East.
Distance: About 942 miles [1,516 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 1,052 miles [1,693 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 786 miles [1,264.9 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 819 miles [1,318.1 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 660 miles [1,062.2 km] to the East Northeast.
King and Queen County
Distance: About 1,141 miles [1,836.3 km] to the East Northeast.
Prince William County
Distance: About 1,114 miles [1,792.8 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 899 miles [1,446.8 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 936 miles [1,506.3 km] to the East Northeast.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Snow Hill. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Collin County: www.co.collin.tx.us/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 15 Nov 2019