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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 Rendalia, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Rendalia 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 Rendalia:
    • 33.317612, -86.157195
    • 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 Rendalia
  • 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 Rendalia ...

We have found one communities that share the name Rendalia.

Within Alabama, the name Rendalia is unique.

Beyond Alabama, there is another community also named Rendalia in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • California
      • Los Angeles County
      • This Rendalia is located in Los Angeles County and lies 1,831 miles [2,946.7 km]<1> to the west of the Rendalia that is located in Talladega County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rendalia
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Los Angeles County community of Rendalia.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rendalia ...

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.

  • Alpine [Talladega County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpine
    • Alpine [Talladega County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Rendalia
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alpine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alpine<3>
  • Chambers Springs [Clay County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chambers Springs
    • Chambers Springs [Clay County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Rendalia
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chambers Springs
  • Fair Park [Talladega County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fair Park
    • Fair Park [Talladega County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Rendalia
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fair Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fair Park
  • Hatchet Creek [Clay County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hatchet Creek
    • Hatchet Creek [Clay County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Rendalia
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hatchet Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hatchet Creek
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    • Papertown [Talladega County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Papertown
      • Papertown [Talladega County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Rendalia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Papertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Papertown
    • Plantersville [Talladega County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plantersville
      • Plantersville [Talladega County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Rendalia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plantersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plantersville
    • Risers [Talladega County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Risers
      • Risers [Talladega County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Rendalia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Risers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Risers
    • Thornhill [Talladega County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thornhill
      • Thornhill [Talladega County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Rendalia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thornhill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thornhill
    • Waldo [Talladega County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waldo
      • Waldo [Talladega County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Rendalia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 272 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waldo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waldo
    • Winterboro [Talladega County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winterboro
      • Winterboro [Talladega County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Rendalia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winterboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winterboro

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 Rendalia. 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 ...
    • Ethlyne Clair     (Actress)
    • Chalmer Luman 'Lum' Harris     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in New Castle (Alabama) on Sunday January 17, 1915 and died in Pell City (Alabama) on Monday November 11, 1996 at the age of 81. He is buried at Elmwood Cemetery (Jefferson County, Alabama).
      • Pell City is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the north of Rendalia.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Chalmer Luman 'Lum' Harris<4>
    • Jim Nabors     (Actor, singer)
      • Actor, singer. He was born in Sylacauga (Alabama) on Thursday June 12, 1930 and died in Honolulu (Hawaii) on Thursday November 30, 2017 at the age of 87.
      • Sylacauga is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest of Rendalia.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jim Nabors<4>
    • Dave Pope     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Talladega (Alabama) on Friday June 17, 1921 and died in Cleveland (Ohio) on Saturday August 28, 1999 at the age of 78. He is buried at Lake View Cemetery (Cuyahoga County, Ohio).
      • Talladega is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north of Rendalia.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dave Pope<4>

How Far From Rendalia 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 community such as Rendalia to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Talladega, which is the Seat of Talladega County and lies just to the North Northeast.
    • Montgomery, which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 65 miles [104.6 km]<1> to the south (S). If you could walk a straight line from Rendalia to Montgomery, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take about three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 637 miles [1,025.2 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take just over a day, a buggy would take 25 days and walking would take 37 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,534 miles [10,515.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,240 miles [11,651.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,117 miles [8,235 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Talladega County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rendalia. 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rendalia) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rendalia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3176, Longitude: -86.1572       In this case, the coordinates for Rendalia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>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.
<6>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 Rendalia to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 313.278 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.80 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.083 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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