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(Boone County)

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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Price Hill.

This page contains four sections:

How Far From Price Hill to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Price 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 Price Hill to:

  • Madison [Map], which is the Seat of Boone County, lies just to the North Northwest.
  • Charleston [Map], which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northeast (NNE). If you could walk a straight line from Price Hill to Charleston, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 264 miles [424.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take four to five hours, a buggy would take 11 days and walking would take 15 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,134 miles [9,871.7 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 6,847 miles [11,019.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,723 miles [7,600.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Price Hill ...

We have found 4 communities that share the name Price Hill.

Within West Virginia, there are 2 communities which are also named Price Hill. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 2 communities in the United States - with 4 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in West Virginia

Communities outside of West Virginia


Other Communities Located In West Virginia

Monongalia County

Our profile page for Price Hill, Monongalia County   [Map]
Distance: About 145 miles [233.4 km] to the Northeast

Raleigh County

Our profile page for Price Hill, Raleigh County   [Map]
Distance: About 35 miles [56.3 km] to the East Southeast


Communities Outside of West Virginia

Ohio

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Price Hill, Hamilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 166 miles [267.2 km] to the West Northwest

Virginia

Washington County

Our profile page for Price Hill, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 88 miles [141.6 km] to the South

Curious and Interesting Names Near Price 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.

Anchor   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest of Price Hill   [Map]
Clothier   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Coal Valley   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Danville   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Gordon   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Greenview   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Havana   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Low Gap   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Ridgeview   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Rock Creek   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Turtle Creek   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Turtletown   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Williams Mountain   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [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 Price 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.

William Anderson 'Devil Anse' Hatfield
  Folk figure. He was born in Logan (West Virginia) on Monday September 9, 1839 and died in Stirrat (West Virginia) on Friday January 7, 1921 at an age of 81. He was buried at Hatfield Family Cemetery (Logan County, West Virginia) [Map].

Logan [Map] is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest of Price Hill

Stirrat [Map] is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the southwest of Price Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Anderson 'Devil Anse' Hatfield<7>
 
Allison Hayes     (Born as Mary Jane Hayes)
  Actress. She was born in Charleston (West Virginia) on Thursday March 6, 1930 and died in San Diego (California) on Sunday February 27, 1977 at an age of 46.

Charleston [Map] is located 23 miles [37 km] to the northeast of Price Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Allison Hayes

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Price Hill. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Price Hill) 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 Price Hill. 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 Price Hill

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Price Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0447, Longitude: -81.8082     [Map].

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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 Price 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 310.773 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.596 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 307.036 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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