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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 Sperryville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Sperryville 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 Sperryville:
    • 43.773125, -75.306570
    • 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 Sperryville
  • 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 Sperryville ...

We have found one communities that share the name Sperryville.

Within New York, the name Sperryville is unique.

Beyond New York, there is another community also named Sperryville in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Virginia
      • Rappahannock County
      • This Sperryville is located in Rappahannock County and lies 384 miles [618 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Sperryville that is located in Lewis County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sperryville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rappahannock County community of Sperryville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sperryville ...

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.

  • Bushes Landing
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bushes Landing
    • Bushes Landing lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Sperryville.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bushes Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bushes Landing
  • Crystal Dale
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crystal Dale
    • Crystal Dale lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Sperryville.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal Dale
  • Dadville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dadville
    • Dadville lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Sperryville.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dadville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dadville
  • Fowlersville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fowlersville
    • Fowlersville lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Sperryville.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fowlersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fowlersville
  • High Falls
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for High Falls
    • High Falls lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Sperryville.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for High Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on High Falls
  • Hoseville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoseville
    • Hoseville lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Sperryville.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoseville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoseville
  • Lowville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowville
    • Lowville lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Sperryville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,293 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lowville<3>
  • Lyons Falls
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyons Falls
    • Lyons Falls lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Sperryville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 544 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyons Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyons Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyons Falls<3>
  • Lyonsdale
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyonsdale
    • Lyonsdale lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Sperryville.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyonsdale
  • Martinsburg
  • Otter Creek
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Otter Creek
    • Otter Creek lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Sperryville.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Otter Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Otter Creek
  • Soft Maple
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soft Maple
    • Soft Maple lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Sperryville.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Soft Maple have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soft Maple

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

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

  • Lowville, which is the Seat of Lewis County, lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west. If you could walk a straight line from Sperryville to Lowville, with an average speed<4> 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.
  • Albany, which is the State Capital of New York, lies 109 miles [175.4 km] to the southeast (SE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC) is 348 miles [560.1 km] to the south southwest (SSW). Driving would take five to six hours, a buggy would take 14 days and walking would take 20 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,623 miles [9,049.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,344 miles [10,209.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,220 miles [6,791.4 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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

The official website for Lewis County: www.lewiscountyny.org/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sperryville) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sperryville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.7731, Longitude: -75.3066       In this case, the coordinates for Sperryville 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>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.
<5>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 Sperryville to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 306.388 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 302.517 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 301.856 degrees.




 

 

 

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