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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 Hinkleville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Hinkleville 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 Hinkleville:
    • 38.926766, -80.262305
    • 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 Hinkleville
  • 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 Hinkleville ...

We have found one communities that share the name Hinkleville.

Within West Virginia, the name Hinkleville is unique.

Beyond West Virginia, there is another community also named Hinkleville in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Kentucky
      • Ballard County
      • This Hinkleville is located in Ballard County and lies 489 miles [787 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Hinkleville that is located in Upshur County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinkleville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ballard County community of Hinkleville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hinkleville ...

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.

  • Atlas [Upshur County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlas
    • Atlas [Upshur County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Hinkleville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atlas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlas
  • Carter [Upshur County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carter
    • Carter [Upshur County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Hinkleville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carter
  • Deanville [Upshur County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deanville
    • Deanville [Upshur County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Hinkleville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deanville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deanville
  • Evergreen [Upshur County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen
    • Evergreen [Upshur County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Hinkleville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evergreen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen
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    • Freeman [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freeman
      • Freeman [Upshur County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Hinkleville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freeman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freeman
    • French Creek [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for French Creek
      • French Creek [Upshur County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Hinkleville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for French Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on French Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for French Creek<3>
    • Georgetown [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
      • Georgetown [Lewis County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Hinkleville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
    • Heavener Grove [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heavener Grove
      • Heavener Grove [Upshur County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Hinkleville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heavener Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heavener Grove
    • Heavner [Upshur County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heavner
      • Heavner [Upshur County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Hinkleville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heavner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Imperial [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Imperial
      • Imperial [Upshur County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Hinkleville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Imperial have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Imperial
    • Ivy [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ivy
      • Ivy [Upshur County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Hinkleville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ivy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ivy
    • Red Rock [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Rock
      • Red Rock [Upshur County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Hinkleville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Rock
    • Rocky Ford [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Ford
      • Rocky Ford [Upshur County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Hinkleville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocky Ford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Ford
    • Sellers [Upshur County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sellers
      • Sellers [Upshur County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Hinkleville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sellers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Tenmile [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tenmile
      • Tenmile [Upshur County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Hinkleville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tenmile have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tenmile

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 Hinkleville. 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 ...
    • Marshall 'Biggie' Goldberg     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Elkins (West Virginia) on Wednesday October 24, 1917 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Monday April 3, 2006 at the age of 88. He is buried at Ridge Lawn Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Elkins is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the east of Hinkleville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marshall 'Biggie' Goldberg<4>
    • Reverend Robert S. Graetz     (Minister, activist)
      • Minister, activist. He was born in Clarksburg (West Virginia) on Wednesday May 16, 1928 and died in Montgomery (Alabama) on Sunday September 20, 2020 at the age of 92. We don't have any burial details.
      • Clarksburg is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the north of Hinkleville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Reverend Robert S. Graetz<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Buckhannon, which is the Seat of Upshur County and lies just to the North Northeast.
    • Charleston, which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 83 miles [133.6 km]<1> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Hinkleville to Charleston, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 173 miles [278.4 km] to the east (E). Driving would take about three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 10 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,031 miles [9,706 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,744 miles [10,853.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,620 miles [7,435.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Upshur County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hinkleville. 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' (or 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- Hinkleville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hinkleville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9268, Longitude: -80.2623       In this case, the coordinates for Hinkleville 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 Hinkleville 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 309.815 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.634 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.079 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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