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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 Sardis, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Sardis and the surrounding area.

  • 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 Sardis:
    • 32.704020, -85.758013
    • 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 Sardis
  • 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 Sardis ...

We have found 37 communities that share the name Sardis.

There are seven communities within Alabama that are also named Sardis.

Beyond Alabama, we know of another 30 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 30 communities, 36 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Alabama ...
    • Bullock County
      • This Sardis is located in Bullock County and lies 42 miles [67.6 km]<1> to the south of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bullock County community of Sardis.
    • Butler County
      • This Sardis is located in Butler County and lies 83 miles [133.6 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Butler County community of Sardis.
    • Crenshaw County
      • This Sardis is located in Crenshaw County and lies 64 miles [103 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Crenshaw County community of Sardis.
    • Dallas County
      • This Sardis is located in Dallas County and lies 77 miles [123.9 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dallas County community of Sardis.
    • Fayette County
      • 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 Alabama community of Sardis [Fayette County].
    • Walker County
      • The profile page for Sardis #1 [Walker County]
      • This Sardis is located in Walker County and lies 117 miles [188.3 km]<1> to the northwest of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • The profile page for Sardis #2 [Walker County]
      • This Sardis is located in Walker County and lies 110 miles [177 km] to the northwest of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Hempstead County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Sardis [Hempstead County].
      • Saline County
      • This Sardis is located in Saline County and lies 402 miles [647 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saline County community of Sardis.
    • British Columbia
      • This Sardis lies 2,172 miles [3,495.5 km]<1> to the northwest of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
    • Florida
      • Sardis #3
      • This community is historic<3> and we have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for Sardis.
    • Georgia
      • Burke County
      • This Sardis is located in Burke County and lies 232 miles [373.4 km]<1> to the east of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Burke County community of Sardis.
      • Talbot County
      • This Sardis is located in Talbot County and lies 65 miles [104.6 km] to the east of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Talbot County community of Sardis.
    • Kentucky
      • Mason County
      • This Sardis is located in Mason County and lies 415 miles [667.9 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mason County community of Sardis.
      • Pulaski County
      • This Sardis is located in Pulaski County and lies 305 miles [490.8 km] to the north of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pulaski County community of Sardis.
    • Louisiana
      • Sabine Parish
      • This Sardis is located in Sabine Parish and lies 465 miles [748.3 km]<1> to the west of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sabine Parish community of Sardis.
      • Winn Parish
      • This Sardis is located in Winn Parish and lies 409 miles [658.2 km] to the west of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Winn Parish community of Sardis.
    • Minnesota
      • Big Stone County
      • 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 Minnesota community of Sardis [Big Stone County].
    • Mississippi
      • Copiah County
      • This Sardis is located in Copiah County and lies 273 miles [439.4 km]<1> to the west of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Copiah County community of Sardis.
      • Panola County
      • This Sardis is located in Panola County and lies 267 miles [429.7 km] to the west northwest of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Panola County community of Sardis.
    • North Carolina
      • Caldwell County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Sardis [Caldwell County].
      • Mecklenburg County
      • This Sardis is located in Mecklenburg County and lies 330 miles [531.1 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mecklenburg County community of Sardis.
    • North Dakota
      • Nelson County
      • 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 North Dakota community of Sardis [Nelson County].
    • Ohio
      • Monroe County
      • This Sardis is located in Monroe County and lies 548 miles [881.9 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monroe County community of Sardis.
    • Oklahoma
      • Pushmataha County
      • This Sardis is located in Pushmataha County and lies 570 miles [917.3 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pushmataha County community of Sardis.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Westmoreland County
      • This Sardis is located in Westmoreland County and lies 633 miles [1,018.7 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Westmoreland County community of Sardis.
    • South Carolina
      • Florence County
      • This Sardis is located in Florence County and lies 347 miles [558.4 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Florence County community of Sardis.
      • Union County
      • This Sardis is located in Union County and lies 273 miles [439.4 km] to the east northeast of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Union County community of Sardis.
    • Tennessee
      • Cocke County
      • 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 Tennessee community of Sardis [Cocke County].
      • Henderson County
      • This Sardis is located in Henderson County and lies 238 miles [383 km]<1> to the northwest of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Henderson County community of Sardis.
    • Texas
      • Cass County
      • This Sardis is located in Cass County and lies 509 miles [819.2 km]<1> to the west of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cass County community of Sardis.
      • Ellis County
      • This Sardis is located in Ellis County and lies 648 miles [1,042.9 km] to the west of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ellis County community of Sardis.
      • Fisher County
      • This Sardis is located in Fisher County and lies 855 miles [1,376 km] to the west of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fisher County community of Sardis.
      • Shelby County
      • This Sardis is located in Shelby County and lies 490 miles [788.6 km] to the west of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Shelby County community of Sardis.
    • Virginia
      • Amherst County
      • This Sardis is located in Amherst County and lies 505 miles [812.7 km]<1> to the northeast of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Amherst County community of Sardis.
    • West Virginia
      • Harrison County
      • This Sardis is located in Harrison County and lies 546 miles [878.7 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Sardis that is located in Tallapoosa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Harrison County community of Sardis.
      • Wetzel County
      • 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 West Virginia community of Sardis [Wetzel County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sardis ...

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.

  • Cherokee Bluffs [Tallapoosa County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherokee Bluffs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherokee Bluffs
    • Cherokee Bluffs [Tallapoosa County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Sardis
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherokee Bluffs
  • Erie [Hale County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erie
    • Erie [Hale County] was located 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Sardis
  • Jamesville [Lee County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jamesville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jamesville
    • Jamesville [Lee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Sardis
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamesville
  • Liberty City [Macon County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty City
    • Liberty City [Macon County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Sardis
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty City
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Mary [Tallapoosa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mary have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mary
      • Mary [Tallapoosa County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Sardis
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mary
    • Ponders [Tallapoosa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ponders have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ponders
      • Ponders [Tallapoosa County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Sardis
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ponders
    • Reeltown [Tallapoosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reeltown
      • Reeltown [Tallapoosa County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Sardis
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reeltown
    • Robinson Ferry [Elmore County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robinson Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robinson Ferry
      • Robinson Ferry [Elmore County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Sardis
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robinson Ferry
    • Still Waters [Tallapoosa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Still Waters have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Still Waters
      • Still Waters [Tallapoosa County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Sardis
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Still Waters
    • Union [Tallapoosa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
      • Union [Tallapoosa County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Sardis
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
    • Walnut Hill [Tallapoosa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Hill
      • Walnut Hill [Tallapoosa County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Sardis
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Hill

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 Sardis. 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.

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    • James Anderson     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Wetumpka (Alabama) on Wednesday July 13, 1921 and died in Billings (Montana) on Sunday September 14, 1969 at the age of 48. He is buried at Valhalla Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Wetumpka is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Sardis.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Anderson<5>
    • George Washington Carver     (Scientist, inventor)
      • Scientist, inventor. He was born in Diamond (Missouri) on Tueday July 12, 1864 and died in Tuskegee (Alabama) on Tueday January 5, 1943 at the age of 78.
      • Tuskegee is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Sardis.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Washington Carver<5>
    • Joe Louis     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in LaFayette (Alabama) on Wednesday May 13, 1914 and died in Paradise (Nevada) on Sunday April 12, 1981 at the age of 66. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington County, Virginia).
      • LaFayette is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northeast of Sardis.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joe Louis<5>
    • Rosa Parks     (Social activist)
      • Social activist. She was born in Tuskegee (Alabama) on Tueday February 4, 1913 and died in Detroit (Michigan) on Monday October 24, 2005 at the age of 92. She is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Wayne County, Michigan).
      • Tuskegee is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Sardis.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rosa Parks<5>

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

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

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    • Dadeville, which is the Seat of Tallapoosa County and lies just to the North.
    • Montgomery, which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southwest (SW). If you could walk a straight line from Sardis to Montgomery, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take over two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just about two full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 648 miles [1,042.9 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 26 days and walking would take 37 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,546 miles [10,534.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,248 miles [11,664.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,127 miles [8,251.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Tallapoosa County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sardis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7040, Longitude: -85.7580       In this case, the coordinates for Sardis 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 Sardis 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>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Sardis, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>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.
<6>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.
<7>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 Sardis to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 313.005 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.399 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.059 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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