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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 Sagewood, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Sagewood 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 Sagewood:
    • 33.445385, -86.763322
    • 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 Sagewood
  • 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 Sagewood ...

We have found one communities that share the name Sagewood.

Within Alabama, the name Sagewood is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arizona
      • Maricopa County
      • This Sagewood is located in Maricopa County and lies 1,441 miles [2,319.1 km]<1> to the west of the Sagewood that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sagewood
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Maricopa County community of Sagewood.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sagewood ...

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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camp Horne
    • Camp Horne [Jefferson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Sagewood
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camp Horne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camp Horne
  • Cherokee Forest [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherokee Forest
    • Cherokee Forest [Jefferson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Sagewood
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherokee Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherokee Forest
  • Coventry [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coventry
    • Coventry [Jefferson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Sagewood
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coventry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coventry
  • Crossgate [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crossgate
    • Crossgate [Jefferson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Sagewood
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crossgate have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crossgate
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    • Havenview [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Havenview
      • Havenview [Jefferson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Sagewood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Havenview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Havenview
    • Hidden Ridge [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hidden Ridge
      • Hidden Ridge [Jefferson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Sagewood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hidden Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hidden Ridge
    • Homewood [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homewood
      • Homewood [Jefferson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Sagewood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,377 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homewood<3>
    • Ivy Glenn [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ivy Glenn
      • Ivy Glenn [Jefferson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Sagewood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ivy Glenn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ivy Glenn
    • Longleaf [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longleaf
      • Longleaf [Jefferson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Sagewood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Longleaf have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longleaf
    • Panorama [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Panorama
      • Panorama [Jefferson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Sagewood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Panorama have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Panorama
    • Riverwood [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverwood
      • Riverwood [Shelby County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Sagewood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverwood
    • Rocky Bridge [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Bridge
      • Rocky Bridge [Jefferson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Sagewood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocky Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Bridge
    • Rocky Ridge [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Ridge
      • Rocky Ridge [Jefferson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Sagewood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocky Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Ridge
    • Tangle Creek [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tangle Creek
      • Tangle Creek [Jefferson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Sagewood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tangle Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tangle Creek
    • Tanglewood [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tanglewood
      • Tanglewood [Jefferson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Sagewood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tanglewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tanglewood
    • Thornhill [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thornhill
      • Thornhill [Jefferson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Sagewood
      • 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
    • Timber Ridge [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timber Ridge
      • Timber Ridge [Jefferson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Sagewood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timber Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timber Ridge
    • Twin Bridge [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Bridge
      • Twin Bridge [Jefferson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Sagewood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Bridge

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 Sagewood. 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest of Sagewood.
      • 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest of Sagewood.
    • Daniel Robert 'Dan' Bankhead     (Major League Baseball)
    • 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 Sagewood.
      • 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest of Sagewood.
      • 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest of Sagewood.
      • 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 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest of Sagewood.
      • 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest of Sagewood.
      • 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest of Sagewood.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dee Edwards<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Birmingham, which is the Seat of Jefferson County and lies just to the North Northwest.
    • Montgomery, which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 78 miles [125.5 km]<1> to the south southeast (SSE). If you could drive a straight line from Sagewood to Montgomery, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 659 miles [1,060.6 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 6,553 miles [10,546 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,262 miles [11,687.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,138 miles [8,268.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sagewood. 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>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 from Point A (ie- Sagewood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sagewood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4454, Longitude: -86.7633       In this case, the coordinates for Sagewood 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 Sagewood 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 313.648 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 309.245 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.297 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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