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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 Mill Village, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Mill Village 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 Mill Village:
    • 36.615697, -78.543889
    • 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 Mill Village
  • 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 Mill Village ...

We have found fifteen communities that share the name Mill Village.

There is one other community in Virginia which is also named Mill Village.

Beyond Virginia, we know of another fourteen communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these fourteen communities, fourteen are located in the United States and two are in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Virginia ...
    • Radford City
      • This Mill Village is located in Radford City and lies 116 miles [186.7 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Mill Village that is located in Mecklenburg County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Radford City community of Mill Village.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Marshall County
      • This Mill Village is located in Marshall County and lies 464 miles [746.7 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Mill Village that is located in Mecklenburg County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marshall County community of Mill Village.
    • Maine
      • Franklin County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Maine community of Mill Village [Franklin County].
    • Massachusetts
      • Worcester County
      • This Mill Village is located in Worcester County and lies 527 miles [848.1 km]<1> to the northeast of the Mill Village that is located in Mecklenburg County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Worcester County community of Mill Village.
    • New Hampshire
      • Carroll County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New Hampshire community of Mill Village [Carroll County].
      • Cheshire County
      • This Mill Village is located in Cheshire County and lies 561 miles [902.8 km]<1> to the northeast of the Mill Village that is located in Mecklenburg County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cheshire County community of Mill Village.
      • Sullivan County
      • This Mill Village is located in Sullivan County and lies 579 miles [931.8 km] to the north northeast of the Mill Village that is located in Mecklenburg County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sullivan County community of Mill Village.
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Mill Village lies 979 miles [1,575.5 km]<1> to the northeast of the Mill Village that is located in Mecklenburg County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Village
    • Pennsylvania
      • Erie County
      • This Mill Village is located in Erie County and lies 372 miles [598.7 km]<1> to the north of the Mill Village that is located in Mecklenburg County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Erie County community of Mill Village.
    • Rhode Island
      • Washington County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Washington County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Mill Village.
    • South Carolina
      • Marlboro County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Carolina community of Mill Village [Marlboro County].
    • Vermont
      • Essex County
      • This Mill Village is located in Essex County and lies 652 miles [1,049.3 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Mill Village that is located in Mecklenburg County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Essex County community of Mill Village.
      • Orange County
      • This Mill Village is located in Orange County and lies 604 miles [972 km] to the north northeast of the Mill Village that is located in Mecklenburg County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Orange County community of Mill Village.
      • Orleans County
      • This Mill Village is located in Orleans County and lies 642 miles [1,033.2 km] to the north northeast of the Mill Village that is located in Mecklenburg County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Orleans County community of Mill Village.
      • Washington County
      • This Mill Village is located in Washington County and lies 613 miles [986.5 km] to the north northeast of the Mill Village that is located in Mecklenburg County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Mill Village.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Mill Village ...

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.

  • Blanks [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blanks
    • Blanks [Mecklenburg County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Mill Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blanks have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blanks
  • Bluestone [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluestone
    • Bluestone [Mecklenburg County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Mill Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bluestone have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluestone
  • Buffalo Springs [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo Springs
    • Buffalo Springs [Mecklenburg County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Mill Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo Springs
  • Bullock [Granville County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bullock
    • Bullock [Granville County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Mill Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bullock have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bullock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bullock<5>
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    • Clarksville [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksville
      • Clarksville [Mecklenburg County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Mill Village
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,169 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarksville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksville<5>
    • Fields Ferry [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fields Ferry
      • Fields Ferry [Mecklenburg County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Mill Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fields Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fields Ferry
    • Greenfield [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield
      • Greenfield [Mecklenburg County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Mill Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenfield have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield
    • Perfect Point [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perfect Point
      • Perfect Point [Mecklenburg County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Mill Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perfect Point have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perfect Point
    • Ponderosa [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ponderosa
      • Ponderosa [Mecklenburg County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Mill Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ponderosa have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ponderosa
    • Sandy Fork [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Fork
      • Sandy Fork [Mecklenburg County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Mill Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Fork
    • Tungsten [Vance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tungsten
      • Tungsten [Vance County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Mill Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tungsten have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tungsten

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 Mill Village. 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 ...
    • Charlotte Hawkins Brown     (Author, educator, founder of the Palmer Memorial Institute)
      • Born: Lottie Hawkins
      • Author, educator, founder of the Palmer Memorial Institute. She was born in Henderson (NC) on June 11, 1883 (a Monday) and died in Greensboro (NC) on January 11, 1961 (a Wednesday) at the age of 77.
      • Henderson is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the southeast of Mill Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charlotte Hawkins Brown<6>
    • Ben E. King     (Singer, songwriter)
      • Full name: Bengamin Earl Nelson
      • Singer, songwriter. He was born in Henderson (NC) on September 28, 1938 (a Wednesday) and died in Teaneck (NJ) on April 30, 2015 (a Thursday) at the age of 76. He is buried at Hackensack Cemetery (Bergen County, New Jersey).
      • Henderson is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the southeast of Mill Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ben E. King<6>
    • Charlie 'Tinker' Leigh, Sr.     (Professional football)

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Boydton, which is the Seat of Mecklenburg County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Mill Village to Boydton, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Richmond, which is the State Capital of Virginia, lies 88 miles [141.6 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 177 miles [284.9 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 10 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,060 miles [9,752.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,758 miles [10,875.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,638 miles [7,464.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mill Village) 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 Mill Village. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mill VillageOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mill Village. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6157, Longitude: -78.5439       In this case, the coordinates for Mill Village have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 Mill Village 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.
<3>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 Mill Village, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>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.
<8>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 Mill Village to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 308.875 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.216 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.157 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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