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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 Mount Nebo, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Mount Nebo 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 Mount Nebo:
    • 38.200111, -80.851208
    • 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 Mount Nebo
  • 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 Mount Nebo ...

We have found sixteen communities that share the name Mount Nebo.

There is one other community in West Virginia which is also named Mount Nebo.

Beyond West Virginia, we know of another fifteen communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Located In West Virginia ...
    • Preston County
      • This Mount Nebo is located in Preston County and lies 114 miles [183.5 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Mount Nebo that is located in Nicholas County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Nebo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Preston County community of Mount Nebo.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Dallas County
      • This Mount Nebo is located in Dallas County and lies 537 miles [864.2 km]<1> to the southwest of the Mount Nebo that is located in Nicholas County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Nebo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dallas County community of Mount Nebo.
    • Arkansas
      • Yell County
      • This Mount Nebo is located in Yell County and lies 716 miles [1,152.3 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Mount Nebo that is located in Nicholas County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Nebo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Yell County community of Mount Nebo.
    • Kansas
      • Miami 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 Kansas community of Mount Nebo [Miami County].
      • Pratt County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Mount Nebo [Pratt County].
    • Mississippi
      • Kemper County
      • This Mount Nebo is located in Kemper County and lies 582 miles [936.6 km]<1> to the southwest of the Mount Nebo that is located in Nicholas County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Nebo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kemper County community of Mount Nebo.
    • North Carolina
      • Yadkin 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 North Carolina community of Mount Nebo [Yadkin County].
    • Ohio
      • Athens County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Mount Nebo [Athens County].
    • Pennsylvania
      • Allegheny County
      • This Mount Nebo is located in Allegheny County and lies 167 miles [268.8 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Mount Nebo that is located in Nicholas County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Nebo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Allegheny County community of Mount Nebo.
      • Lancaster County
      • This Mount Nebo is located in Lancaster County and lies 269 miles [432.9 km] to the east northeast of the Mount Nebo that is located in Nicholas County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Nebo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lancaster County community of Mount Nebo.
      • Westmoreland County
      • This Mount Nebo is located in Westmoreland County and lies 148 miles [238.2 km] to the north northeast of the Mount Nebo that is located in Nicholas County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Nebo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Westmoreland County community of Mount Nebo.
    • Tennessee
      • Blount County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Mount Nebo [Blount County].
      • Lawrence County
      • This Mount Nebo is located in Lawrence County and lies 429 miles [690.4 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Mount Nebo that is located in Nicholas County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Nebo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lawrence County community of Mount Nebo.
      • Maury County
      • This Mount Nebo is located in Maury County and lies 390 miles [627.6 km] to the west southwest of the Mount Nebo that is located in Nicholas County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Nebo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Maury County community of Mount Nebo.
    • Virginia
      • Accomack County
      • This Mount Nebo is located in Accomack County and lies 277 miles [445.8 km]<1> to the east of the Mount Nebo that is located in Nicholas County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Nebo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Accomack County community of Mount Nebo.
      • Chesterfield County
      • This Mount Nebo is located in Chesterfield County and lies 184 miles [296.1 km] to the east southeast of the Mount Nebo that is located in Nicholas County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Nebo
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chesterfield County community of Mount Nebo.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Mount Nebo ...

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.

  • Bruce [Nicholas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bruce
    • Bruce [Nicholas County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Mount Nebo
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bruce have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bruce
  • Burl [Nicholas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burl
    • Burl [Nicholas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Mount Nebo
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burl have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burl
  • Canvas [Nicholas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canvas
    • Canvas [Nicholas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Mount Nebo
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canvas have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canvas
  • Deepwell [Nicholas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deepwell
    • Deepwell [Nicholas County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Mount Nebo
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deepwell have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deepwell
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fowler Knob [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fowler Knob
      • Fowler Knob [Nicholas County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Mount Nebo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fowler Knob have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fowler Knob
    • Mount Lookout [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Lookout
      • Mount Lookout [Nicholas County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Mount Nebo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Lookout have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Lookout
    • Pool [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pool
      • Pool [Nicholas County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Mount Nebo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pool have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pool
    • Snow Hill [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Hill
      • Snow Hill [Nicholas County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Mount Nebo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Hill
    • Sparks [Nicholas County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sparks
      • Sparks [Nicholas County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Mount Nebo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sparks have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Summersville [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summersville
      • Summersville [Nicholas County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Mount Nebo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,274 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summersville<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Summersville, which is the Seat of Nicholas County and lies just to the North.
    • Charleston, which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 43 miles [69.2 km]<1> to the west northwest (WNW). If you could walk a straight line from Mount Nebo to Charleston, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take about three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just about two full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 211 miles [339.6 km] to the east northeast (ENE). 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 12 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,088 miles [9,797.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,799 miles [10,941.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,675 miles [7,523.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mount Nebo. 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 from Point A (ie- Mount Nebo) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Nebo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2001, Longitude: -80.8512       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Nebo 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 Mount Nebo 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 Mount Nebo, 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>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.
<7>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 Mount Nebo to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 310.192 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.955 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.577 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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