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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 Freedom Village, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Freedom Village 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 Freedom Village:
    • 27.717900, -82.365600
    • 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 Freedom Village
  • 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 Freedom Village ...

We have found two communities that share the name Freedom Village.

Within Florida, the name Freedom Village is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Maryland
      • Carroll County
      • This Freedom Village is located in Carroll County and lies 864 miles [1,390.5 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Freedom Village that is located in Hillsborough County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freedom Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carroll County community of Freedom Village.
      • Charles County
      • This Freedom Village is located in Charles County and lies 812 miles [1,306.8 km] to the north northeast of the Freedom Village that is located in Hillsborough County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freedom Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Charles County community of Freedom Village.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Freedom Village ...

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.

  • Amanda [Hillsborough County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amanda
    • Amanda [Hillsborough County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Freedom Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amanda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amanda
  • Apollo Beach [Hillsborough County]
  • College Chase [Hillsborough County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for College Chase
    • College Chase [Hillsborough County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Freedom Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for College Chase have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Chase
  • Cypress Park [Hillsborough County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cypress Park
    • Cypress Park [Hillsborough County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Freedom Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cypress Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cypress Park
  • Continue List   (21 more) ...
    • Edgewater Village [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgewater Village
      • Edgewater Village [Hillsborough County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Freedom Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edgewater Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgewater Village
    • Green Acres [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Acres
      • Green Acres [Hillsborough County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Freedom Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Acres
    • Harbour Isles [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harbour Isles
      • Harbour Isles [Hillsborough County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Freedom Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harbour Isles have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harbour Isles
    • Island Cay [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Island Cay
      • Island Cay [Hillsborough County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Freedom Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Island Cay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Island Cay
    • Island Walk [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Island Walk
      • Island Walk [Hillsborough County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Freedom Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Island Walk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Island Walk
    • Jones [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones
      • Jones [Hillsborough County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Freedom Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jones have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones
    • Kims Cove [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kims Cove
      • Kims Cove [Hillsborough County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Freedom Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kims Cove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kims Cove
    • Kings [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings
      • Kings [Hillsborough County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Freedom Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kings have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings
    • Leon [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leon
      • Leon [Hillsborough County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Freedom Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leon
    • Lookout Place [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lookout Place
      • Lookout Place [Hillsborough County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Freedom Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lookout Place have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lookout Place
    • Maplewood [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maplewood
      • Maplewood [Hillsborough County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Freedom Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maplewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maplewood
    • Mays [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mays
      • Mays [Hillsborough County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Freedom Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mays have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mays
    • Pelican Point [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pelican Point
      • Pelican Point [Hillsborough County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Freedom Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelican Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelican Point
    • Ranch Lands [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ranch Lands
      • Ranch Lands [Hillsborough County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Freedom Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ranch Lands have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ranch Lands
    • River Bend [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for River Bend
      • River Bend [Hillsborough County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Freedom Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for River Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on River Bend
    • Sandpiper Point [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandpiper Point
      • Sandpiper Point [Hillsborough County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Freedom Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandpiper Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandpiper Point
    • Shooks Folly [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shooks Folly
      • Shooks Folly [Hillsborough County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Freedom Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shooks Folly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shooks Folly
    • Sun City Center [Hillsborough County]
    • Willow Shores [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow Shores
      • Willow Shores [Hillsborough County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Freedom Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willow Shores
    • Wolf Branch [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wolf Branch
      • Wolf Branch [Hillsborough County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Freedom Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wolf Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wolf Branch
    • Yorkshire [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yorkshire
      • Yorkshire [Hillsborough County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Freedom Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yorkshire have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yorkshire

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 Freedom Village. 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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    • William Fritz 'Dick the Bruiser' Afflis, Jr.     (Professional football)
    • Francis Bellamy     (Author who wrote the 'Pledge of Allegiance')
      • Full name: Francis Julius Bellamy
      • Author who wrote the 'Pledge of Allegiance'. He was born in Mount Morris (NY) on May 18, 1855 (a Friday) and died in Tampa (FL) on August 28, 1931 (a Friday) at the age of 76. He is buried at Rome Cemetery (Oneida County, New York).
      • Tampa is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the north of Freedom Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Francis Bellamy<4>
    • Evelyn Brent     (Actress)
    • Johnny Brown     (Actor, singer)
      • Actor, singer. He was born in Saint Petersburg (FL) on June 11, 1937 (a Friday) and died in Los Angeles (CA) on March 2, 2022 (a Wednesday) at the age of 84. We don't have any burial details.
      • Saint Petersburg is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the west of Freedom Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Johnny Brown<4>
    • George Washington Cable     (Author)
    • Rick Casares     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Tampa (FL) on July 4, 1931 (a Saturday) and died in Tampa (FL) on September 13, 2013 (a Friday) at the age of 82. He is buried at Sarasota National Cemetery (Sarasota County, Florida).
      • Tampa is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the north of Freedom Village.
      • Tampa is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the north of Freedom Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rick Casares<4>
    • Stanley Timothy 'Tim' Crews     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Tampa (FL) on April 3, 1961 (a Monday) and died in Orlando (FL) on March 23, 1993 (a Tueday) at the age of 31.
      • Tampa is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the north of Freedom Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Stanley Timothy 'Tim' Crews<4>
    • Tony Cuccinello     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Long Island City (NY) on November 8, 1907 (a Friday) and died in Tampa (FL) on September 21, 1995 (a Thursday) at the age of 87. He is buried at Garden of Memories (Hillsborough County, Florida).
      • Tampa is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the north of Freedom Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tony Cuccinello<4>
    • Robert John Donovan     (Author)
    • Fred Dugan     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Stamford (CT) on May 12, 1933 (a Friday) and died in Sarasota (FL) on March 3, 2018 (a Saturday) at the age of 84. He is buried at St. John Cemetery (Fairfield County, Connecticut).
      • Sarasota is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Freedom Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Fred Dugan<4>
    • Angelo Mirena Dundee     (Professional boxer)
    • Harry Doll Earles     (Actor)
      • Born: Kurt Fritz Scneider
      • Actor. He was born in Stolpen (Germany) on April 3, 1902 (a Thursday) and died in Sarasota (FL) on May 4, 1985 (a Saturday) at the age of 83. The body was cremated.
      • Sarasota is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Freedom Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harry Doll Earles<4>
    • Tiny Doll Earles     (Actress)
      • Born: Ella Annie 'Tiny Doll' Schneider
      • Actress. She was born in Stolpen (Germany) on July 23, 1914 (a Thursday) and died in Sarasota (FL) on September 6, 2004 (a Monday) at the age of 90. The body was cremated.
      • Sarasota is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Freedom Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tiny Doll Earles<4>

How Far From Freedom Village to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Freedom Village to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Tampa, which is the Seat of Hillsborough County and lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Freedom Village to Tampa, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
    • Tallahassee, which is the State Capital of Florida, lies 220 miles [354.1 km] to the north northwest (NNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 9 days and walking would take 13 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 830 miles [1,335.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 33 days and walking would take 48 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,625 miles [10,661.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,292 miles [11,735.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,193 miles [8,357.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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The official website for Hillsborough County: www.hillsboroughcounty.org/

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Freedom Village) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Freedom Village. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Freedom VillageOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Freedom Village. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 27.7179, Longitude: -82.3656       In this case, the coordinates for Freedom Village 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 Freedom Village 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 310.761 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.116 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.908 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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