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Introduction ...

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

This page contains three sections:

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hornady ...

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.

Buckville   -   3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the North of Hornady   [Map]
Butts Mill   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Cross Keys   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Franklin   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Friendship   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Golddust   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Jordanville   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Liberty   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Liverpool   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Shorter   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [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 Hornady. 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.

James Anderson
  Actor. He was born in Wetumpka (Alabama) on Wednesday July 13, 1921 and died in Billings (Montana) on Sunday September 14, 1969 at an age of 48. He was buried at Valhalla Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Wetumpka [Map] is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the west of Hornady

Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Anderson<2>
 
George Washington Carver
  Scientist, inventor. He was born in Diamond (Missouri) on Tueday July 12, 1864 and died in Tuskegee (Alabama) on Tueday January 5, 1943 at an age of 78.

Tuskegee [Map] is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east of Hornady

Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Washington Carver

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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



Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hornady. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4651, Longitude: -85.8652     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hornady have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Hornady.