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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 Rocky Ridge Manor, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Rocky Ridge Manor 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 Rocky Ridge Manor:
    • 33.395387, -86.769433
    • 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 Rocky Ridge Manor
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rocky Ridge Manor ...

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.

  • Camp Horne [Jefferson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camp Horne have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camp Horne
    • Camp Horne [Jefferson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Rocky Ridge Manor
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camp Horne
  • Cedar Crest [Jefferson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Crest have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Crest
    • Cedar Crest [Jefferson County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the west of Rocky Ridge Manor
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Crest
  • Chapel Hill [Jefferson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chapel Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chapel Hill
    • Chapel Hill [Jefferson County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the west of Rocky Ridge Manor
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapel Hill
  • Chestnut Ridge [Jefferson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chestnut Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chestnut Ridge
    • Chestnut Ridge [Jefferson County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the west of Rocky Ridge Manor
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chestnut Ridge
  • Continue List   (18 more) ...
    • Coventry [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coventry have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coventry
      • Coventry [Jefferson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Rocky Ridge Manor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coventry
    • Havenview [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Havenview have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Havenview
      • Havenview [Jefferson County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the north of Rocky Ridge Manor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Havenview
    • Hickory Ridge [Shelby County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Ridge
      • Hickory Ridge [Shelby County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the east of Rocky Ridge Manor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Ridge
    • Hidden Ridge [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hidden Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hidden Ridge
      • Hidden Ridge [Jefferson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Rocky Ridge Manor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hidden Ridge
    • Hoover [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoover
      • Hoover [Jefferson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west of Rocky Ridge Manor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 85,768 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoover
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoover<3>
    • Indian Springs Village [Shelby County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Springs Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Springs Village
      • Indian Springs Village [Shelby County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southeast of Rocky Ridge Manor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,559 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Springs Village
    • Indian Valley [Shelby County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Valley
      • Indian Valley [Shelby County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southeast of Rocky Ridge Manor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Valley
    • Ivy Glenn [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ivy Glenn have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ivy Glenn
      • Ivy Glenn [Jefferson County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the north of Rocky Ridge Manor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ivy Glenn
    • Longleaf [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Longleaf have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longleaf
      • Longleaf [Jefferson County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the north of Rocky Ridge Manor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longleaf
    • Panorama [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Panorama have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Panorama
      • Panorama [Jefferson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Rocky Ridge Manor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Panorama
    • Polo Trace [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polo Trace have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Polo Trace
      • Polo Trace [Jefferson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west of Rocky Ridge Manor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Polo Trace
    • Riverwood [Shelby County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverwood have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverwood
      • Riverwood [Shelby County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Rocky Ridge Manor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverwood
    • Rocky Ridge [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocky Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Ridge
      • Rocky Ridge [Jefferson County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the north of Rocky Ridge Manor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Ridge
    • Sky Ranch [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sky Ranch have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sky Ranch
      • Sky Ranch [Jefferson County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southwest of Rocky Ridge Manor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sky Ranch
    • Tanglewood [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tanglewood have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tanglewood
      • Tanglewood [Jefferson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Rocky Ridge Manor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tanglewood
    • Thornhill [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thornhill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thornhill
      • Thornhill [Jefferson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Rocky Ridge Manor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thornhill
    • Timber Ridge [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timber Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timber Ridge
      • Timber Ridge [Jefferson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Rocky Ridge Manor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timber Ridge
    • Wine Ridge [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wine Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wine Ridge
      • Wine Ridge [Jefferson County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southeast of Rocky Ridge Manor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wine Ridge

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 Rocky Ridge Manor. 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 ...
    • Mary Anderson     (Actress)
    • Inez McConico Andrews     (Singer, songwriter)
      • Singer, songwriter. She was born in Birmingham (Alabama) on Sunday April 14, 1929 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Wednesday December 19, 2012 at the age of 83. She is buried at Oak Woods Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Birmingham is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north of Rocky Ridge Manor.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Inez McConico Andrews<4>
    • Mary Badham     (Oscar nominated actress)
      • Oscar nominated actress. She was born in Birmingham (Alabama) on Tueday October 7, 1952
      • Birmingham is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north of Rocky Ridge Manor.
    • Frances Westerman Bergen     (Actress)
    • Neil Bonnett     (Race car driver)
      • Race car driver. He was born in Hueytown (Alabama) on Tueday July 30, 1946 and died in Daytona Beach (Florida) on Friday February 11, 1994 at the age of 47. He is buried at Forest Grove Memorial Gardens (Jefferson County, Alabama).
      • Hueytown is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the west of Rocky Ridge Manor.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Neil Bonnett<4>
    • Lyman Wesley Bostock, Jr.     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Birmingham (Alabama) on Wednesday November 22, 1950 and died in Gary (Indiana) on Saturday September 23, 1978 at the age of 27. He is buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Birmingham is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north of Rocky Ridge Manor.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lyman Wesley Bostock, Jr.<4>
    • Robert Randall 'Bobby' Bragan     (Major League Baseball)
    • Nell Carter     (Singer, actress)
      • Singer, actress. She was born in Birmingham (Alabama) on Monday September 13, 1948 and died in Beverly Hills (California) on Thursday January 23, 2003 at the age of 54. She is buried at Hillside Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Birmingham is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north of Rocky Ridge Manor.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Nell Carter<4>
    • William Joseph 'Bill' Cartridge     (Actor)
    • William Benjamin 'Ben' Chapman     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Nashville (Tennessee) on Friday December 25, 1908 and died in Hoover (Alabama) on Wednesday July 7, 1993 at the age of 84. He is buried at Elmwood Cemetery (Jefferson County, Alabama).
      • Hoover is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west of Rocky Ridge Manor.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Benjamin 'Ben' Chapman<4>
    • Joseph John Domnanovich     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in South Bend (Indiana) on Tueday March 18, 1919 and died in Birmingham (Alabama) on Tueday January 20, 2009 at the age of 89. He is buried at Elmwood Cemetery (Jefferson County, Alabama).
      • Birmingham is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north of Rocky Ridge Manor.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph John Domnanovich<4>
    • Dee Edwards     (Singer)
      • Singer. She was born in Birmingham (Alabama) on Tueday June 19, 1945 and died in Detroit (Michigan) on Wednesday January 25, 2006 at the age of 60. She is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Wayne County, Michigan).
      • Birmingham is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north of Rocky Ridge Manor.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dee Edwards<4>
    • Dennis Edwards     (Musician - a member of 'The Temptations')
      • Musician - a member of 'The Temptations'. He was born in Fairfield (Alabama) on Wednesday February 3, 1943 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Friday February 2, 2018 at the age of 75.
      • Fairfield is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest of Rocky Ridge Manor.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dennis Edwards<4>

How Far From Rocky Ridge Manor 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 Rocky Ridge Manor to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Birmingham, which is the Seat of Jefferson County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Rocky Ridge Manor to Birmingham, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Montgomery, which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 75 miles [120.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 661 miles [1,063.8 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 26 days and walking would take 38 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,556 miles [10,550.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,264 miles [11,690.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,141 miles [8,273.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rocky Ridge Manor) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rocky Ridge Manor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3954, Longitude: -86.7694       In this case, the coordinates for Rocky Ridge Manor have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 Rocky Ridge Manor 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 313.649 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 309.239 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.31 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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