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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 Rivermont, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Rivermont 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 Rivermont:
    • 34.832865, -87.598360
    • 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 Rivermont
  • 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 Rivermont ...

We have found twelve communities that share the name Rivermont.

There are two communities within Alabama that are also named Rivermont.

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

  • Communities Located In Alabama ...
    • Colbert County
      • This Rivermont is located in Colbert County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of the Rivermont that is located in Lauderdale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rivermont
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Colbert County community of Rivermont.
    • Tuscaloosa County
      • This Rivermont is located in Tuscaloosa County and lies 111 miles [178.6 km]<1> to the south of the Rivermont that is located in Lauderdale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rivermont
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tuscaloosa County community of Rivermont.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Georgia
      • Floyd County
      • This Rivermont is located in Floyd County and lies 140 miles [225.3 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Rivermont that is located in Lauderdale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rivermont
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Floyd County community of Rivermont.
    • North Carolina
      • Lenoir County
      • This Rivermont is located in Lenoir County and lies 565 miles [909.3 km]<1> to the east of the Rivermont that is located in Lauderdale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rivermont
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lenoir County community of Rivermont.
    • Tennessee
      • Hamilton County
      • This Rivermont is located in Hamilton County and lies 132 miles [212.4 km]<1> to the east of the Rivermont that is located in Lauderdale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rivermont
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hamilton County community of Rivermont.
      • Montgomery County
      • This Rivermont is located in Montgomery County and lies 118 miles [189.9 km] to the north of the Rivermont that is located in Lauderdale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rivermont
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of Rivermont.
    • Virginia
      • Augusta County
      • This Rivermont is located in Augusta County and lies 524 miles [843.3 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Rivermont that is located in Lauderdale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rivermont
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Augusta County community of Rivermont.
      • Chesterfield County
      • This Rivermont is located in Chesterfield County and lies 598 miles [962.4 km] to the east northeast of the Rivermont that is located in Lauderdale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rivermont
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chesterfield County community of Rivermont.
      • Covington City
      • This Rivermont is located in Covington City and lies 470 miles [756.4 km] to the east northeast of the Rivermont that is located in Lauderdale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rivermont
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Covington City community of Rivermont.
      • Lynchburg City
      • This Rivermont is located in Lynchburg City and lies 503 miles [809.5 km] to the east northeast of the Rivermont that is located in Lauderdale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rivermont
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lynchburg City community of Rivermont.
      • Newport News City
      • 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 Virginia community of Rivermont [Newport News City].
      • Roanoke City
      • This Rivermont is located in Roanoke City and lies 459 miles [738.7 km] to the east northeast of the Rivermont that is located in Lauderdale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rivermont
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Roanoke City community of Rivermont.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rivermont ...

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.

  • Emerald Shores [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emerald Shores
    • Emerald Shores [Lauderdale County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Rivermont
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emerald Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emerald Shores
  • Falconhead [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falconhead
    • Falconhead [Lauderdale County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Rivermont
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falconhead have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falconhead
  • Hickory Hills [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Hills
    • Hickory Hills [Lauderdale County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Rivermont
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Hills
  • Hideaway Hills [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hideaway Hills
    • Hideaway Hills [Lauderdale County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Rivermont
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hideaway Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hideaway Hills
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    • Indian Springs [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Springs
      • Indian Springs [Lauderdale County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Rivermont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Springs
    • Kingman [Lauderdale County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingman
      • Kingman [Lauderdale County] was located 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Rivermont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Lake Coves [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Coves
      • Lake Coves [Lauderdale County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Rivermont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Coves have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Coves
    • Lakeview [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview
      • Lakeview [Lauderdale County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Rivermont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeview have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview
    • Lakeview Heights [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview Heights
      • Lakeview Heights [Lauderdale County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Rivermont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeview Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview Heights
    • Lakeview Highlands [Colbert County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview Highlands
      • Lakeview Highlands [Colbert County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Rivermont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeview Highlands have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview Highlands
    • Lock Six [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lock Six
      • Lock Six [Lauderdale County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Rivermont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lock Six have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lock Six
    • Lockland [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lockland
      • Lockland [Lauderdale County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Rivermont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lockland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockland
    • Mars Hill [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mars Hill
      • Mars Hill [Lauderdale County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Rivermont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mars Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mars Hill
    • Paradise Points [Colbert County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paradise Points
      • Paradise Points [Colbert County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Rivermont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paradise Points have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradise Points
    • Sky Park [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sky Park
      • Sky Park [Lauderdale County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Rivermont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sky Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sky Park
    • Twin Brooks [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Brooks
      • Twin Brooks [Lauderdale County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Rivermont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin Brooks have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Brooks
    • Village Pines [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Village Pines
      • Village Pines [Lauderdale County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Rivermont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Village Pines have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Village Pines
    • Virginia Shores [Colbert County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virginia Shores
      • Virginia Shores [Colbert County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Rivermont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Virginia Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virginia Shores
    • Woodlawn [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodlawn
      • Woodlawn [Lauderdale County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Rivermont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodlawn have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodlawn

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 Rivermont. 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 ...
    • Kandi Barbour     (Actress, model)
      • Actress, model. She was born in Russellville (Alabama) on Sunday February 15, 1959 and died in San Francisco (California) on Wednesday January 18, 2012 at the age of 52. She is buried at Tulocay Cemetery (Napa County, California).
      • Russellville is located 23 miles [37 km] to the south of Rivermont.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Kandi Barbour<4>
    • W.C. Handy     (Musician, composer)
      • Musician, composer. He was born in Florence (Alabama) on Sunday November 16, 1873 and died in New York (New York) on Friday March 28, 1958 at the age of 84. He is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx County, New York).
      • Florence is located 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest of Rivermont.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: W.C. Handy<4>
    • William Bruce 'Billy' Hardwick     (Professional bowler)
      • Professional bowler. He was born in Florence (Alabama) on Friday July 25, 1941 and died in Bradenton (Florida) on Saturday November 16, 2013 at the age of 72.
      • Florence is located 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest of Rivermont.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Bruce 'Billy' Hardwick<4>
    • Helen Keller     (Activist)
      • Activist. She was born in Tuscumbia (Alabama) on Sunday June 27, 1880 and died in Easton (Connecticut) on Saturday June 1, 1968 at the age of 88.
      • Tuscumbia is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest of Rivermont.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Helen Keller<4>
    • Anderson Lawler     (Actor, producer)
      • Actor, producer. He was born in Russellville (Alabama) on Monday May 5, 1902 and died in New York (New York) on Monday April 6, 1959 at the age of 56. He is buried at Spring Hill Cemetery (Lynchburg City, Virginia).
      • Russellville is located 23 miles [37 km] to the south of Rivermont.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Anderson Lawler<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Florence, which is the Seat of Lauderdale County and lies just to the West Southwest.
    • Montgomery, which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 185 miles [297.7 km]<1> to the south southeast (SSE). If you could drive a straight line from Rivermont to Montgomery, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take a little over three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 11 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 8 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 646 miles [1,039.6 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 26 days and walking would take 37 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,521 miles [10,494.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,237 miles [11,646.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,112 miles [8,227 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rivermont. 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- Rivermont) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rivermont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8329, Longitude: -87.5984       In this case, the coordinates for Rivermont have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Rivermont 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>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.
<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 Rivermont 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 314.238 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 310.118 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.34 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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