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 San Jacinto County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The San Jacinto County sighting report from eBird.
Since Snow Hill is near Polk County and also Walker 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, Almanacs & Directories 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.
Steve Forest (Born as William Forrest Andrews)
Actor. He was born in Huntsville (Texas) on Tueday September 29, 1925 and died in Thousand Oaks (California) on Saturday May 18, 2013 at an age of 87. He was buried at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Slater 'Dugie' Martin
Professional basketball. He was born in Elmina (Texas) on Thursday October 22, 1925 and died in Houston (Texas) on Thursday October 18, 2012 at an age of 87. He was buried at Memorial Oaks Cemetery (Harris 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 188 miles [302.6 km] to the North Northwest.
Distance: About 31 miles [49.9 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 145 miles [233.4 km] to the North.
Communities Outside of Texas
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Distance: About 578 miles [930.2 km] to the East.
Distance: About 492 miles [791.8 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 238 miles [383 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 856 miles [1,377.6 km] to the East.
Distance: About 766 miles [1,232.8 km] to the North Northeast.
Distance: About 866 miles [1,393.7 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 1,246 miles [2,005.2 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 1,237 miles [1,990.8 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 1,297 miles [2,087.3 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 1,064 miles [1,712.3 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 1,138 miles [1,831.4 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 1,014 miles [1,631.9 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 950 miles [1,528.9 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 1,054 miles [1,696.2 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 853 miles [1,372.8 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 881 miles [1,417.8 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 665 miles [1,070.2 km] to the East Northeast.
King and Queen County
Distance: About 1,153 miles [1,855.6 km] to the East Northeast.
Prince William County
Distance: About 1,143 miles [1,839.5 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 936 miles [1,506.3 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 967 miles [1,556.2 km] to the 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 San Jacinto County: www.co.san-jacinto.tx.us/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
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This page was last modified: 15 Nov 2019