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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Stoneridge.

This page contains four sections:

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Stoneridge to:

  • Birmingham [Map], which is the Seat of Jefferson County, lies just to the West.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 82 miles [132 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). If you could drive a straight line from Stoneridge to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>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 [Map]) is 652 miles [1,049.3 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 26 days and walking would take 37 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,546 miles [10,534.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,254 miles [11,674.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,131 miles [8,257.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Stoneridge ...

We have found 10 communities that share the name Stoneridge.

While the name Stoneridge is unique within Alabama, we know of another 10 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Outside of Alabama

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Delaware

New Castle County

Our profile page for Stoneridge, New Castle County   [Map]
Distance: About 745 miles [1,199 km] to the Northeast

Georgia

Clayton County

Our profile page for Stoneridge, Clayton County   [Map]
Distance: About 130 miles [209.2 km] to the East

Maryland

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Stoneridge, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 651 miles [1,047.7 km] to the Northeast

Missouri

Stone County

Our profile page for Stoneridge, Stone County   [Map]
Distance: About 437 miles [703.3 km] to the West Northwest

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New Brunswick

Our profile page for Stoneridge   [Map]
Distance: About 1,352 miles [2,175.8 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Orange County

Our profile page for Stoneridge, Orange County   [Map]
Distance: About 465 miles [748.3 km] to the East Northeast

Wake County

Our profile page for Stoneridge, Wake County   [Map]
Distance: About 479 miles [770.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Ontario

Our profile page for Stoneridge   [Map]
Distance: About 747 miles [1,202.2 km] to the North Northeast

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Tennessee

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Stoneridge, Hamilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 139 miles [223.7 km] to the Northeast

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Virginia

Prince William County

Our profile page for Stoneridge, Prince William County   [Map]
Distance: About 628 miles [1,010.7 km] to the Northeast

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Stoneridge ...

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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Battleground   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East of Stoneridge   [Map]
Cherokee Bend   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Five Points East   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Gate City   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Holiday Gardens   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Hunters Hill   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Irondale   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Liberty Highlands   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Marks Village   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Moore Corner   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Mountain Forest   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Rock Ridge   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Rose Hill   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Saddlebrook   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

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 Stoneridge. 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.

Mary Anderson
  Actress. She was born in Birmingham (Alabama) on Wednesday April 3, 1918 and died in Burbank (California) on Sunday April 6, 2014 at an age of 96. She was buried at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Birmingham [Map] is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west of Stoneridge

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mary Anderson<7>
 
Mary Badham
  Oscar nominated actress. She was born in Birmingham (Alabama) on Tueday October 7, 1952

Birmingham [Map] is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west of Stoneridge
 
Frances Westerman Bergen
  Actress. She was born in Birmingham (Alabama) on Thursday September 14, 1922 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Monday October 2, 2006 at an age of 84. She was buried at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Birmingham [Map] is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west of Stoneridge

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frances Westerman Bergen
 
Nell Carter     (Born as Nell Ruth Hardy)
  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 an age of 54. She was buried at Hillside Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Birmingham [Map] is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west of Stoneridge

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Nell Carter
 
Dennis Edwards
  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 an age of 75.

Fairfield [Map] is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the west of Stoneridge

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dennis Edwards
 
Louise Fletcher     (Estelle Louise Fletcher)
  Oscar winning actress. She was born in Birmingham (Alabama) on Sunday July 22, 1934

Birmingham [Map] is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west of Stoneridge
 
Oscar Gamble
  Major League Baseball. He was born in Ramer (Alabama) on Tueday December 20, 1949 and died in Birmingham (Alabama) on Wednesday January 31, 2018 at an age of 68.

Birmingham [Map] is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west of Stoneridge

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Oscar Gamble
 
Tod Griffin     (Born as Arthur Griffin)
  Actor. He was born in Birmingham (Alabama) on Wednesday January 15, 1919 and died in Bishop (California) on Tueday April 23, 2002 at an age of 83.

Birmingham [Map] is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west of Stoneridge
 
Wayne Rogers
  Actor. He was born in Birmingham (Alabama) on Friday April 7, 1933 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Thursday December 31, 2015 at an age of 82. He was buried at Westwood Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Birmingham [Map] is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west of Stoneridge

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Wayne Rogers
 
Harry William 'Harry the Hat' Walker
  Major League Baseball. He was born in Pascagoula (Mississippi) on Sunday September 22, 1918 and died in Birmingham (Alabama) on Sunday August 8, 1999 at an age of 80. He was buried at Cedar Grove Cemetery (Saint Clair County, Alabama) [Map].

Birmingham [Map] is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west of Stoneridge

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harry William 'Harry the Hat' Walker

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stoneridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5345, Longitude: -86.6861     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stoneridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Stoneridge to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 313.608 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 309.21 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.247 degrees.

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<7>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.

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