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The location of Spring Hill









Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Spring 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 Spring Hill, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Spring Hill and the surrounding area.

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Spring Hill and surrounding area.

Astronomy ...

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 Spring 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 Spring 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 Denton County as the starting point when you click on the link below:

The Denton County sighting report from eBird.

Since Spring Hill is near Comanche County and also Collin County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:

Sighting report for Comanche County

Sighting report for Collin County

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:

The Waymark.com website, centered on Spring Hill.

How Far From Spring 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 Spring 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 Spring Hill and extending to:

  • Denton [Map], which is the Seat of Denton County, lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Spring Hill to Denton, with an average speed<2> 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 [Map], which is the State Capital of Texas, lies 214 miles [344.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 9 days and walking would take 13 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,172 miles [1,886.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take about three full days, a buggy would take 46 days and walking would take 67 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,962 miles [11,204.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,698 miles [12,388.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,578 miles [8,976.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Spring 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.

Cross Roads   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest of Spring Hill   [Map]

Green Valley   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]

Lincoln Park   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]

Little Elm   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]

Mingo   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Mustang   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Pilot Point   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]

Prosper   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Providence Village   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]

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 Spring 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.

Gene Autry     (Orvon Grover Autry)

Actor, singer, Major League Baseball. He was born in Burns City (Texas) on Sunday September 29, 1907 and died in Studio City (California) on Friday October 2, 1998 at an age of 91. He was buried at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Burns City [Map] is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the north of Spring Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gene Autry<7>

Frank Edgar Cornish, IV

Professional football. He was born in Chicago (Illinois) on Sunday September 24, 1967 and died in Southlake (Texas) on Friday August 22, 2008 at an age of 40. He was buried at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park (Tarrant County, Texas) [Map].

Southlake [Map] is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the southwest of Spring Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frank Edgar Cornish, IV

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].

Dallas [Map] is located 36 miles [57.9 km] to the south of Spring Hill

McKinney [Map] is located 18 miles [29 km] to the east of Spring Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bettye 'Mighty Mite' Danoff

Al Dexter

Singer, songwriter. He was born in Jacksonville (Texas) on Thursday May 4, 1905 and died in Denton (Texas) on Saturday January 28, 1984 at an age of 78. He was buried at Roselawn Memorial Park (Denton County, Texas) [Map].

Denton [Map] is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest of Spring Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Al Dexter

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].

Frisco [Map] is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast of Spring Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mike Gaechter

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].

Sherman [Map] is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the northeast of Spring Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lee 'Lefty' Grissom

Frank Lane

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].

Richardson [Map] is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the southeast of Spring Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frank Lane

Harvey Martin

Professional football. He was born in Dallas (Texas) on Thursday November 16, 1950 and died in Grapevine (Texas) on Monday December 24, 2001 at an age of 51. He was buried at Restland Memorial Park (Dallas County, Texas) [Map].

Dallas [Map] is located 36 miles [57.9 km] to the south of Spring Hill

Grapevine [Map] is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the south of Spring Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harvey Martin

Forrest Matthews

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].

McKinney [Map] is located 18 miles [29 km] to the east of Spring Hill

Dallas [Map] is located 36 miles [57.9 km] to the south of Spring Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Forrest Matthews

Chadwick Todd Matz

Actor. He was born in Reading (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday January 10, 1973 and died in Grapevine (Texas) on Saturday January 29, 2005 at an age of 32. He was buried at Grapevine Cemetery (Tarrant County, Texas) [Map].

Grapevine [Map] is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the south of Spring Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Chadwick Todd Matz

Jerry Mays     (Born as Gerald Avery Mays)

Professional football. He was born in Dallas (Texas) on Friday November 24, 1939 and died in Lewisville (Texas) on Sunday July 17, 1994 at an age of 54. He was buried at Restland Memorial Park (Dallas County, Texas) [Map].

Dallas [Map] is located 36 miles [57.9 km] to the south of Spring Hill

Lewisville [Map] is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Spring Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jerry Mays

Byron Nelson

Professional golf. He was born in Waxahachie (Texas) on Sunday February 4, 1912 and died in Roanoke (Texas) on Tueday September 26, 2006 at an age of 94. He was buried at Roselawn Memorial Park (Denton County, Texas) [Map].

Roanoke [Map] is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the southwest of Spring Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Byron Nelson

Ray Renfro

Professional football. He was born in Whitesboro (Texas) on Thursday November 7, 1929 and died in Fort Worth (Texas) on Monday August 4, 1997 at an age of 67. He was buried at Greenwood Memorial Park (Tarrant County, Texas) [Map].

Whitesboro [Map] is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the north of Spring Hill

Fort Worth [Map] is located 44 miles [70.8 km] to the southwest of Spring Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ray Renfro

Communities Also Named Spring Hill ...

We have found 84 communities that share the name Spring Hill.

Within Texas, there are 8 communities which are also named Spring Hill. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 76 communities in the United States and Canada - with 83 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Texas

Communities outside of Texas


Other Communities Located In Texas

Bowie County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Bowie County   [Map]

Distance: About 132 miles [212.4 km] to the East.

Camp County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Camp County   [Map]

Distance: About 119 miles [191.5 km] to the East.

Fannin County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Fannin County   [Map]

Distance: About 57 miles [91.7 km] to the East Northeast.

Gregg County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Gregg County   [Map]

Distance: About 133 miles [214 km] to the East Southeast.

Guadalupe County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Guadalupe County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>

Although located in Guadalupe County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Lamar County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Lamar County

This community is historic.<9>

Although located in Lamar County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Navarro County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Navarro County   [Map]

Distance: About 95 miles [152.9 km] to the South.

San Jacinto County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, San Jacinto County   [Map]

Distance: About 213 miles [342.8 km] to the South Southeast.


Communities Outside of Texas

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Alabama

Barbour County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Barbour County   [Map]

Distance: About 678 miles [1,091.1 km] to the East.

Butler County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Butler County   [Map]

Distance: About 610 miles [981.7 km] to the East.

Choctaw County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Choctaw County   [Map]

Distance: About 519 miles [835.2 km] to the East.

Conecuh County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Conecuh County   [Map]

Distance: About 606 miles [975.3 km] to the East.

Cullman County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Cullman County   [Map]

Distance: About 576 miles [927 km] to the East.

Escambia County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Escambia County   [Map]

Distance: About 597 miles [960.8 km] to the East Southeast.

Mobile County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Mobile County   [Map]

Distance: About 545 miles [877.1 km] to the East Southeast.

Pike County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Pike County   [Map]

Distance: About 648 miles [1,042.9 km] to the East.

Walker County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Walker County   [Map]

Distance: About 540 miles [869 km] to the East.

Arkansas

Hempstead County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Hempstead County   [Map]

Distance: About 190 miles [305.8 km] to the East.

Ouachita County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Ouachita County   [Map]

Distance: About 226 miles [363.7 km] to the East.

California

Nevada County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Nevada County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,398 miles [2,249.9 km] to the West Northwest.

Colorado

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Jefferson County   [Map]

Distance: About 631 miles [1,015.5 km] to the Northwest.

Connecticut

Tolland County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Tolland County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,467 miles [2,360.9 km] to the East Northeast.

Delaware

Kent County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Kent County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,257 miles [2,022.9 km] to the East Northeast.

Florida

Alachua County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Alachua County   [Map]

Distance: About 879 miles [1,414.6 km] to the East Southeast.

Hernando County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Hernando County   [Map]

Distance: About 914 miles [1,470.9 km] to the East Southeast.

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Hillsborough County   [Map]

Distance: About 932 miles [1,499.9 km] to the East Southeast.

Leon County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Leon County   [Map]

Distance: About 763 miles [1,227.9 km] to the East Southeast.

Santa Rosa County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Santa Rosa County   [Map]

Distance: About 610 miles [981.7 km] to the East Southeast.

Georgia

Chatham County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Chatham County   [Map]

Distance: About 924 miles [1,487 km] to the East.

Laurens County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Laurens County   [Map]

Distance: About 807 miles [1,298.7 km] to the East.

Monroe County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Monroe County   [Map]

This community is historic.

Distance: About 750 miles [1,207 km] to the East.

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Montgomery County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Montgomery County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Wheeler County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Wheeler County   [Map]

Distance: About 830 miles [1,335.8 km] to the East.

Illinois

Whiteside County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Whiteside County   [Map]

Distance: About 686 miles [1,104 km] to the North Northeast.

Indiana

Johnson County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Johnson County   [Map]

Distance: About 741 miles [1,192.5 km] to the Northeast.

Marion County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Marion County   [Map]

Distance: About 746 miles [1,200.6 km] to the Northeast.

Vigo County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Vigo County   [Map]

Distance: About 678 miles [1,091.1 km] to the Northeast.

Iowa

Warren County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Warren County   [Map]

Distance: About 588 miles [946.3 km] to the North Northeast.

Kansas

Johnson County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Johnson County   [Map]

Distance: About 394 miles [634.1 km] to the North Northeast.

Kentucky

Hickman County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Hickman County   [Map]

Distance: About 508 miles [817.5 km] to the East Northeast.

Louisiana

Jackson Parish

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Jackson Parish   [Map]

Distance: About 260 miles [418.4 km] to the East Southeast.

Ouachita Parish

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Ouachita Parish

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Ouachita Parish, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Maryland

Baltimore County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Baltimore County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,209 miles [1,945.7 km] to the East Northeast.

Charles County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Charles County   [Map]

This community is historic.

Distance: About 1,169 miles [1,881.3 km] to the East Northeast.

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Montgomery County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,169 miles [1,881.3 km] to the East Northeast.

Wicomico County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Wicomico County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Wicomico County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Massachusetts

Barnstable County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Barnstable County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Barnstable County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Middlesex County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Middlesex County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,533 miles [2,467.1 km] to the East Northeast.

Minnesota

Stearns County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Stearns County   [Map]

Distance: About 851 miles [1,369.6 km] to the North.

Mississippi

Benton County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Benton County   [Map]

Distance: About 455 miles [732.3 km] to the East Northeast.

Lafayette County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Lafayette County   [Map]

Distance: About 445 miles [716.2 km] to the East.

Neshoba County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Neshoba County   [Map]

Distance: About 455 miles [732.3 km] to the East.

Webster County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Webster County   [Map]

Distance: About 434 miles [698.5 km] to the East.

Missouri

Scott County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Scott County

Although located in Scott County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

New Mexico

Colfax County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Colfax County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Colfax County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

North Carolina

Brunswick County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Brunswick County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,083 miles [1,742.9 km] to the East.

Halifax County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Halifax County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,122 miles [1,805.7 km] to the East Northeast.

Haywood County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Haywood County   [Map]

Distance: About 815 miles [1,311.6 km] to the East Northeast.

Scotland County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Scotland County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,008 miles [1,622.2 km] to the East.

Wayne County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Wayne County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,089 miles [1,752.6 km] to the East Northeast.

Oklahoma

Cleveland County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Cleveland County   [Map]

Distance: About 119 miles [191.5 km] to the North.

Ontario

Our profile page for Spring Hill   [Map]

Distance: About 1,403 miles [2,257.9 km] to the Northeast.

Pennsylvania

Allegheny County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Allegheny County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,055 miles [1,697.9 km] to the East Northeast.

Bradford County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Bradford County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,271 miles [2,045.5 km] to the East Northeast.

Cambria County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Cambria County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,118 miles [1,799.2 km] to the East Northeast.

Delaware County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Delaware County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Delaware County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

South Carolina

Berkeley County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Berkeley County   [Map]

This community is historic.

Distance: About 989 miles [1,591.6 km] to the East.

Horry County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Horry County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,025 miles [1,649.6 km] to the East.

Lee County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Lee County   [Map]

Distance: About 948 miles [1,525.7 km] to the East.

Lexington County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Lexington County   [Map]

Distance: About 906 miles [1,458.1 km] to the East.

Richland County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Richland County   [Map]

Distance: About 899 miles [1,446.8 km] to the East.

Tennessee

Anderson County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Anderson County   [Map]

Distance: About 750 miles [1,207 km] to the East Northeast.

Gibson County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Gibson County   [Map]

Distance: About 480 miles [772.5 km] to the East Northeast.

Haywood County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Haywood County   [Map]

Distance: About 460 miles [740.3 km] to the East Northeast.

Henderson County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Henderson County   [Map]

Distance: About 503 miles [809.5 km] to the East Northeast.

Houston County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Houston County   [Map]

Distance: About 568 miles [914.1 km] to the East Northeast.

White County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, White County   [Map]

Distance: About 681 miles [1,096 km] to the East Northeast.

Williamson County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Williamson County   [Map]

Distance: About 594 miles [956 km] to the East Northeast.

Virginia

Augusta County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Augusta County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,056 miles [1,699.5 km] to the East Northeast.

Fairfax County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Fairfax County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Fairfax County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Mecklenburg County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Mecklenburg County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Mecklenburg County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

West Virginia

Harrison County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Harrison County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Harrison County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Kanawha County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Kanawha County   [Map]

Distance: About 918 miles [1,477.4 km] to the East Northeast.

Wyoming

Albany County

Our profile page for Spring Hill, Albany County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Albany County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Texas

About Denton County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Denton County: www.co.denton.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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- Spring Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spring Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2990, Longitude: -96.9361     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spring Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Spring Hill to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 320.099 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 316.738 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 314.663 degrees.

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<7>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.

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<8>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 Spring Hill 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.

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<9>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Spring Hill, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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