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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 Cedar Bluff, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Cedar Bluff 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 Cedar Bluff:
    • 34.219480, -85.592182
    • 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 Cedar Bluff
  • 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 Cedar Bluff ...

We have found seventeen communities that share the name Cedar Bluff.

Within Alabama, the name Cedar Bluff is unique.

Beyond Alabama, we know of another seventeen communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Georgia
      • Clarke County
      • This Cedar Bluff is located in Clarke County and lies 131 miles [210.8 km]<1> to the east of the Cedar Bluff that is located in Cherokee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clarke County community of Cedar Bluff.
    • Illinois
      • Pope County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Pope County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pope County community of Cedar Bluff.
    • Iowa
      • Cedar County
      • This Cedar Bluff is located in Cedar County and lies 607 miles [976.9 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Cedar Bluff that is located in Cherokee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cedar County community of Cedar Bluff.
    • Kansas
      • Ellsworth County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Cedar Bluff [Ellsworth County].
      • Rooks 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 Cedar Bluff [Rooks County].
    • Kentucky
      • Caldwell County
      • This Cedar Bluff is located in Caldwell County and lies 234 miles [376.6 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Cedar Bluff that is located in Cherokee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Caldwell County community of Cedar Bluff.
    • Michigan
      • Allegan County
      • This Cedar Bluff is located in Allegan County and lies 571 miles [918.9 km]<1> to the north of the Cedar Bluff that is located in Cherokee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Allegan County community of Cedar Bluff.
    • Mississippi
      • Clay County
      • This Cedar Bluff is located in Clay County and lies 190 miles [305.8 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Cedar Bluff that is located in Cherokee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clay County community of Cedar Bluff.
    • Missouri
      • Saint Louis County
      • This Cedar Bluff is located in Saint Louis County and lies 406 miles [653.4 km]<1> to the northwest of the Cedar Bluff that is located in Cherokee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Louis County community of Cedar Bluff.
      • Texas County
      • This Cedar Bluff is located in Texas County and lies 415 miles [667.9 km] to the west northwest of the Cedar Bluff that is located in Cherokee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Texas County community of Cedar Bluff.
    • Tennessee
      • Knox County
      • This Cedar Bluff is located in Knox County and lies 145 miles [233.4 km]<1> to the northeast of the Cedar Bluff that is located in Cherokee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Knox County community of Cedar Bluff.
      • Macon County
      • This Cedar Bluff is located in Macon County and lies 160 miles [257.5 km] to the north of the Cedar Bluff that is located in Cherokee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Macon County community of Cedar Bluff.
      • Sevier County
      • This Cedar Bluff is located in Sevier County and lies 166 miles [267.2 km] to the northeast of the Cedar Bluff that is located in Cherokee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sevier County community of Cedar Bluff.
    • Virginia
      • Roanoke City
      • This Cedar Bluff is located in Roanoke City and lies 380 miles [611.6 km]<1> to the northeast of the Cedar Bluff that is located in Cherokee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Roanoke City community of Cedar Bluff.
      • Stafford County
      • This Cedar Bluff is located in Stafford County and lies 533 miles [857.8 km] to the northeast of the Cedar Bluff that is located in Cherokee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Stafford County community of Cedar Bluff.
      • Tazewell County
      • This Cedar Bluff is located in Tazewell County and lies 292 miles [469.9 km] to the northeast of the Cedar Bluff that is located in Cherokee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tazewell County community of Cedar Bluff.
      • Washington County
      • This Cedar Bluff is located in Washington County and lies 268 miles [431.3 km] to the northeast of the Cedar Bluff that is located in Cherokee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Cedar Bluff.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cedar Bluff ...

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.

  • Alexis [Cherokee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alexis
    • Alexis [Cherokee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Cedar Bluff
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alexis have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexis
  • Billy Goat Hill [Cherokee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Billy Goat Hill
    • Billy Goat Hill [Cherokee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Cedar Bluff
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Billy Goat Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Billy Goat Hill
  • Centre [Cherokee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centre
    • Centre [Cherokee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Cedar Bluff
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,616 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centre have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centre
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centre<5>
  • Cornwall [Cherokee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cornwall
    • Cornwall [Cherokee County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Cedar Bluff
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornwall have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornwall
  • Continue List   (8 more) ...
    • Cornwall Furnace [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cornwall Furnace
      • Cornwall Furnace [Cherokee County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Cedar Bluff
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornwall Furnace have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornwall Furnace
    • Edwards Ferry [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edwards Ferry
      • Edwards Ferry [Cherokee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Cedar Bluff
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edwards Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edwards Ferry
    • Grassland [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grassland
      • Grassland [Cherokee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Cedar Bluff
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grassland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grassland
    • Little River [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little River
      • Little River [Cherokee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Cedar Bluff
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little River have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little River
    • Noah [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Noah
      • Noah [Cherokee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Cedar Bluff
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Noah have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Noah
    • Pathkiller Cove [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pathkiller Cove
      • Pathkiller Cove [Cherokee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Cedar Bluff
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pathkiller Cove have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pathkiller Cove
    • Round Mountain [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Round Mountain
      • Round Mountain [Cherokee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Cedar Bluff
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Round Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Round Mountain
    • Tucker Crossroads [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tucker Crossroads
      • Tucker Crossroads [Cherokee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Cedar Bluff
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tucker Crossroads

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 Cedar Bluff. 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 ...
    • Rev. Joseph Everhart Boone     (Activist)
    • Eugene Booth, Jr.     (Physicist)
    • Eugene Booth, Jr.     (Physicist)
    • M.L. Brackett     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Attalla (AL) on July 4, 1933 (a Tueday) and died in Gadsden (AL) on June 30, 2015 (a Tueday) at the age of 81. He is buried at Crestwood Memorial Cemetery (Etowah County, Alabama).
      • Attalla is located 32 miles [51.5 km] to the southwest of Cedar Bluff.
      • Gadsden is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southwest of Cedar Bluff.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: M.L. Brackett<6>
    • Hershell Baskin Freeman, Jr.     (Professional baseball)
    • Marshall Lon Freeman     (Singer)
    • Willard Lee Nixon     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Taylorsville (GA) on June 17, 1928 (a Sunday) and died in Rome (GA) on December 14, 2000 (a Thursday) at the age of 72. He is buried at East View Cemetery (Floyd County, Georgia).
      • Taylorsville is located 35 miles [56.3 km] to the east of Cedar Bluff.
      • Rome is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Cedar Bluff.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Willard Lee Nixon<6>
    • Philip Ober     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Fort Payne (AL) on March 23, 1902 (a Sunday) and died in Mexico City (Mexico) on September 13, 1982 (a Monday) at the age of 80. The body was cremated.
      • Fort Payne is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest of Cedar Bluff.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Philip Ober<6>
    • Katherine Stinson     (Aviation pioneer)

How Far From Cedar Bluff 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 town such as Cedar Bluff to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Centre, which is the Seat of Cherokee County and lies just to the Southwest.
    • Montgomery, which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 133 miles [214 km]<1> to the south southwest (SSW). If you could drive a straight line from Cedar Bluff to Montgomery, with an average speed<7>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 573 miles [922.2 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 23 days and walking would take 33 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,468 miles [10,409.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,176 miles [11,548.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,052 miles [8,130.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cedar Bluff) 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 Cedar Bluff. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cedar BluffOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cedar Bluff. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2195, Longitude: -85.5922       In this case, the coordinates for Cedar Bluff have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 Cedar Bluff, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>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 Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird 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 Cedar Bluff 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.
<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 Cedar Bluff 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 312.989 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.591 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.654 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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