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

The Navarro County sighting report from eBird.

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

Sighting report for Hill County

Sighting report for Limestone 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 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:

  • Corsicana [Map], which is the Seat of Navarro County, lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Spring Hill to Corsicana, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
  • Austin [Map], which is the State Capital of Texas, lies 130 miles [209.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 8 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,203 miles [1,936 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take about three full days, a buggy would take 47 days and walking would take 69 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 7,025 miles [11,305.6 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 7,757 miles [12,483.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,635 miles [9,068.7 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.

Barry   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the North of Spring Hill   [Map]

Blooming Grove   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]

Brushie Prairie   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Emmett   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Frost   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Irene   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]

Lone Oak   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the North   [Map]

Penelope   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Silver City   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Union High   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [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.

Darrell Lance 'Dimebag' Abbott

Musician. He was born in Ennis (Texas) on Saturday August 20, 1966 and died in Columbus (Ohio) on Wednesday December 8, 2004 at an age of 38. He was buried at Moore Memorial Gardens (Tarrant County, Texas) [Map].

Ennis [Map] is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the north of Spring Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Darrell Lance 'Dimebag' Abbott<7>

George Poston Baker

Sculptor. He was born in Corsicana (Texas) on Friday January 23, 1931 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Monday July 14, 1997 at an age of 66. He was buried at Mountain View Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Corsicana [Map] is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast of Spring Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Poston Baker

Mary Brian

Actress. She was born in Corsicana (Texas) on Saturday February 17, 1906 and died in Del Mar (California) on Monday December 30, 2002 at an age of 96. She was buried at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Corsicana [Map] is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast of Spring Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mary Brian

Fred 'Firpo' Marberry

Professional baseball. He was born in Streetman (Texas) on Wednesday November 30, 1898 and died in Mexia (Texas) on Wednesday June 30, 1976 at an age of 77.

Streetman [Map] is located 23 miles [37 km] to the east of Spring Hill

Mexia [Map] is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast of Spring Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Fred 'Firpo' Marberry

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 165 miles [265.5 km] to the Northeast.

Camp County

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

Distance: About 128 miles [206 km] to the Northeast.

Denton County

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

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

Fannin County

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

Distance: About 122 miles [196.3 km] to the North Northeast.

Gregg County

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

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

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.

San Jacinto County

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

Distance: About 128 miles [206 km] to the Southeast.


Communities Outside of Texas

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Alabama

Barbour County

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

Distance: About 665 miles [1,070.2 km] to the East.

Butler County

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

Distance: About 593 miles [954.3 km] to the East.

Choctaw County

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

Distance: About 502 miles [807.9 km] to the East.

Conecuh County

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

Distance: About 584 miles [939.9 km] to the East.

Cullman County

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

Distance: About 585 miles [941.5 km] to the East Northeast.

Escambia County

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

Distance: About 572 miles [920.5 km] to the East.

Mobile County

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

Distance: About 512 miles [824 km] to the East.

Pike County

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

Distance: About 630 miles [1,013.9 km] to the East.

Walker County

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

Distance: About 548 miles [881.9 km] to the East Northeast.

Arkansas

Hempstead County

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

Distance: About 211 miles [339.6 km] to the East Northeast.

Ouachita County

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

Distance: About 240 miles [386.2 km] to the East Northeast.

California

Nevada County

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

Distance: About 1,450 miles [2,333.5 km] to the West Northwest.

Colorado

Jefferson County

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

Distance: About 710 miles [1,142.6 km] to the Northwest.

Connecticut

Tolland County

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

Distance: About 1,506 miles [2,423.7 km] to the East Northeast.

Delaware

Kent County

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

Distance: About 1,287 miles [2,071.2 km] to the East Northeast.

Florida

Alachua County

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

Distance: About 852 miles [1,371.2 km] to the East.

Hernando County

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

Distance: About 877 miles [1,411.4 km] to the East Southeast.

Hillsborough County

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

Distance: About 893 miles [1,437.1 km] to the East Southeast.

Leon County

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

Distance: About 736 miles [1,184.5 km] to the East.

Santa Rosa County

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

Distance: About 581 miles [935 km] to the East.

Georgia

Chatham County

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

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

Laurens County

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

Distance: About 800 miles [1,287.5 km] to the East.

Monroe County

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

This community is historic.

Distance: About 745 miles [1,199 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 818 miles [1,316.4 km] to the East.

Illinois

Whiteside County

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

Distance: About 762 miles [1,226.3 km] to the North Northeast.

Indiana

Johnson County

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

Distance: About 794 miles [1,277.8 km] to the Northeast.

Marion County

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

Distance: About 801 miles [1,289.1 km] to the Northeast.

Vigo County

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

Distance: About 734 miles [1,181.3 km] to the Northeast.

Iowa

Warren County

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

Distance: About 675 miles [1,086.3 km] to the North Northeast.

Kansas

Johnson County

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

Distance: About 482 miles [775.7 km] to the North Northeast.

Kentucky

Hickman County

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

Distance: About 551 miles [886.7 km] to the Northeast.

Louisiana

Jackson Parish

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

Distance: About 238 miles [383 km] to the East.

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 1,242 miles [1,998.8 km] to the East Northeast.

Charles County

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

This community is historic.

Distance: About 1,198 miles [1,928 km] to the East Northeast.

Montgomery County

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

Distance: About 1,201 miles [1,932.8 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 1,574 miles [2,533.1 km] to the Northeast.

Minnesota

Stearns County

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

Distance: About 943 miles [1,517.6 km] to the North.

Mississippi

Benton County

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

Distance: About 478 miles [769.3 km] to the East Northeast.

Lafayette County

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

Distance: About 458 miles [737.1 km] to the East Northeast.

Neshoba County

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

Distance: About 447 miles [719.4 km] to the East.

Webster County

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

Distance: About 440 miles [708.1 km] to the East Northeast.

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 1,088 miles [1,751 km] to the East Northeast.

Halifax County

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

Distance: About 1,139 miles [1,833 km] to the East Northeast.

Haywood County

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

Distance: About 832 miles [1,339 km] to the East Northeast.

Scotland County

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

Distance: About 1,017 miles [1,636.7 km] to the East Northeast.

Wayne County

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

Distance: About 1,101 miles [1,771.9 km] to the East Northeast.

Oklahoma

Cleveland County

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

Distance: About 214 miles [344.4 km] to the North.

Ontario

Our profile page for Spring Hill   [Map]

Distance: About 1,459 miles [2,348 km] to the Northeast.

Pennsylvania

Allegheny County

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

Distance: About 1,098 miles [1,767.1 km] to the Northeast.

Bradford County

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

Distance: About 1,314 miles [2,114.7 km] to the Northeast.

Cambria County

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

Distance: About 1,159 miles [1,865.2 km] to the 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 987 miles [1,588.4 km] to the East.

Horry County

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

Distance: About 1,028 miles [1,654.4 km] to the East Northeast.

Lee County

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

Distance: About 953 miles [1,533.7 km] to the East Northeast.

Lexington County

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

Distance: About 910 miles [1,464.5 km] to the East Northeast.

Richland County

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

Distance: About 904 miles [1,454.8 km] to the East Northeast.

Tennessee

Anderson County

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

Distance: About 773 miles [1,244 km] to the East Northeast.

Gibson County

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

Distance: About 516 miles [830.4 km] to the Northeast.

Haywood County

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

Distance: About 490 miles [788.6 km] to the East Northeast.

Henderson County

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

Distance: About 533 miles [857.8 km] to the East Northeast.

Houston County

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

Distance: About 602 miles [968.8 km] to the East Northeast.

White County

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

Distance: About 705 miles [1,134.6 km] to the East Northeast.

Williamson County

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

Distance: About 619 miles [996.2 km] to the East Northeast.

Virginia

Augusta County

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

Distance: About 1,086 miles [1,747.7 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 953 miles [1,533.7 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.

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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 State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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: 31.9363, Longitude: -96.7103     [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 319.773 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 316.183 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 314.712 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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