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

  • Weather ...
    • Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
    • The National Weather Service forecast for White 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 White Sulphur Springs:
    • 37.796015, -80.298109
    • 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 White 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

Communities Also Named White Sulphur Springs ...

We have found nine communities that share the name White Sulphur Springs.

Within West Virginia, the name White Sulphur Springs is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Georgia
      • Hall County
      • This White Sulphur Springs is located in Hall County and lies 307 miles [494.1 km]<1> to the southwest of the White Sulphur Springs that is located in Greenbrier County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Sulphur Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hall County community of White Sulphur Springs.
      • Meriwether County
      • This White Sulphur Springs is located in Meriwether County and lies 422 miles [679.1 km] to the southwest of the White Sulphur Springs that is located in Greenbrier County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Sulphur Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Meriwether County community of White Sulphur Springs.
    • Indiana
      • Pike County
      • This White Sulphur Springs is located in Pike County and lies 371 miles [597.1 km]<1> to the west of the White Sulphur Springs that is located in Greenbrier County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Sulphur Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pike County community of White Sulphur Springs.
    • Louisiana
      • Catahoula Parish
      • 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 Louisiana community of White Sulphur Springs [Catahoula Parish].
      • La Salle Parish
      • This White Sulphur Springs is located in La Salle Parish and lies 802 miles [1,290.7 km]<1> to the west southwest of the White Sulphur Springs that is located in Greenbrier County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Sulphur Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the La Salle Parish community of White Sulphur Springs.
    • Montana
      • Meagher County
      • This White Sulphur Springs is located in Meagher County and lies 1,665 miles [2,679.6 km]<1> to the west northwest of the White Sulphur Springs that is located in Greenbrier County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Sulphur Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Meagher County community of White Sulphur Springs.
    • New York
      • Sullivan County
      • This White Sulphur Springs is located in Sullivan County and lies 400 miles [643.7 km]<1> to the northeast of the White Sulphur Springs that is located in Greenbrier County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Sulphur Springs
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sullivan County community of White Sulphur Springs.
    • North Carolina
      • Surry 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 White Sulphur Springs [Surry County].
    • Ohio
      • Delaware 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 White Sulphur Springs [Delaware County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near White 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.

  • Anthony [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anthony
    • Anthony [Greenbrier County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of White Sulphur Springs
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anthony
  • Backbone [Alleghany County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Backbone
    • Backbone [Alleghany County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of White Sulphur Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Backbone have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Backbone
  • Brink [Greenbrier County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brink
    • Brink [Greenbrier County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of White Sulphur Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brink have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Crowfields [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crowfields
    • Crowfields [Greenbrier County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of White Sulphur Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crowfields have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crowfields
  • Continue List   (10 more) ...
    • Crows [Alleghany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crows
      • Crows [Alleghany County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of White Sulphur Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crows have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crows
    • Dickson [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dickson
      • Dickson [Greenbrier County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of White Sulphur Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dickson have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dickson
    • Hematite [Alleghany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hematite
      • Hematite [Alleghany County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of White Sulphur Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hematite have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hematite
    • Hopper [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hopper
      • Hopper [Greenbrier County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of White Sulphur Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hopper have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hopper
    • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewisburg
      • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of White Sulphur Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,766 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<5>
    • Mapledale [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mapledale
      • Mapledale [Greenbrier County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of White Sulphur Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mapledale have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mapledale
    • Rolling Hills [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Hills
      • Rolling Hills [Greenbrier County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of White Sulphur Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolling Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Hills
    • Teaberry [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Teaberry
      • Teaberry [Greenbrier County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of White Sulphur Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Teaberry have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Teaberry
    • Walnut Hills [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Hills
      • Walnut Hills [Greenbrier County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of White Sulphur Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Hills
    • Woodman [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodman
      • Woodman [Greenbrier County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of White Sulphur Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodman have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodman

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 White 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 ...
    • John Williams 'Johnny' Humphries     (Major League Baseball)
    • Katherine Johnson     (Mathematician)
      • Mathematician. She was born in White Sulphur Springs 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.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Katherine Johnson<6>

How Far From White 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 city such as White 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 White Sulphur Springs and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Lewisburg, which is the Seat of Greenbrier County and lies just to the West.
    • Charleston, which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 81 miles [130.4 km]<1> to the west northwest (WNW). If you could drive a straight line from White Sulphur Springs to Charleston, with an average speed<7>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 192 miles [309 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 8 days and walking would take 11 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,083 miles [9,789.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,791 miles [10,929.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,667 miles [7,510.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for White 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- White Sulphur Springs) 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 White Sulphur Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from White Sulphur SpringsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in White Sulphur Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7960, Longitude: -80.2981    
<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 White Sulphur Springs 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 White Sulphur Springs, 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 White Sulphur Springs 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 309.871 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.529 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.477 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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