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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 Green Sulphur Springs, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Green Sulphur Springs and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
    • Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
    • The National Weather Service forecast for Green Sulphur Springs
  • 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 Green Sulphur Springs:
    • 37.807896, -80.816199
    • 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 Green Sulphur Springs
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Green Sulphur Springs ...

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.

  • Beelick Knob [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beelick Knob
    • Beelick Knob [Fayette County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Green Sulphur Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beelick Knob have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beelick Knob
  • Claypool [Summers County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claypool
    • Claypool [Summers County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Green Sulphur Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claypool have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claypool
  • Elton [Summers County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elton
    • Elton [Summers County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Green Sulphur Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elton
  • Grassy Meadows [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grassy Meadows
    • Grassy Meadows [Greenbrier County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Green Sulphur Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grassy Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grassy Meadows
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    • Hix [Summers County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hix
      • Hix [Summers County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Green Sulphur Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hix have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hix
    • Lawn [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawn
      • Lawn [Greenbrier County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Green Sulphur Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawn
    • Lockbridge [Summers County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lockbridge
      • Lockbridge [Summers County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Green Sulphur Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lockbridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockbridge
    • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Bridge
      • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Green Sulphur Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 346 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Bridge
    • Meadow Creek [Summers County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Creek
      • Meadow Creek [Summers County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Green Sulphur Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Creek
    • Ramp [Summers County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ramp
      • Ramp [Summers County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Green Sulphur Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ramp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ramp
    • Sandstone [Summers County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandstone
      • Sandstone [Summers County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Green Sulphur Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandstone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandstone
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sandstone<3>
    • Tina [Summers County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tina
      • Tina [Summers County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Green Sulphur Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tina have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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 Green Sulphur Springs. 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 ...
    • Earl Coleman Francis     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Slab Fork (West Virginia) on Sunday July 14, 1935 and died in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday July 3, 2002 at the age of 67. He is buried at Homewood Cemetery (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania).
      • Slab Fork is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the west of Green Sulphur Springs.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Earl Coleman Francis<4>
    • Katherine Johnson     (Mathematician)
      • Mathematician. She was born in White Sulphur Springs (West Virginia) on Monday August 26, 1918 and died in Newport News (Virginia) on Monday February 24, 2020 at the age of 101. We don't have any burial details.
      • White Sulphur Springs is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Green Sulphur Springs.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Katherine Johnson<4>
    • Joe Stydahar     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Kaylor (Pennsylvania) on Sunday March 17, 1912 and died in Beckley (West Virginia) on Wednesday March 23, 1977 at the age of 65. He is buried at Shinnston Memorial Cemetery (Harrison County, West Virginia).
      • Beckley is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the west of Green Sulphur Springs.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joe Stydahar<4>

How Far From Green Sulphur Springs 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 Green Sulphur Springs to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Green Sulphur Springs and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Hinton, which is the Seat of Summers County and lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Green Sulphur Springs to Hinton, with an average speed<5> 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.
    • Charleston, which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 57 miles [91.7 km] to the northwest (NW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take over two days and walking would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 218 miles [350.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 9 days and walking would take 13 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,104 miles [9,823.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,814 miles [10,966.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,690 miles [7,547.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Summers County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Green Sulphur Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Green Sulphur Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8079, Longitude: -80.8162       In this case, the coordinates for Green Sulphur Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>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.
<6>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 Green Sulphur Springs to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 310.18 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.884 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.691 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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