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Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Emery Estates, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Emery Estates and the surrounding area.

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Emery Estates and surrounding area.

Astronomy ...

Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help amateurs find their way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website lists the visible planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their track 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 the location for Emery Estates. Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude for your actual position.

The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Emery Estates.

Bird Watching ...

We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.

The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Rutherford County as the starting point when you click on the link below:

The Rutherford County sighting report from eBird.

Since Emery Estates is near Wilson County and also Cannon County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:

Sighting report for Wilson County

Sighting report for Cannon County

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:

The Waymark.com website, centered on Emery Estates.

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Emery Estates and extending to:

  • Murfreesboro [Map], which is the Seat of Rutherford County, lies just to the Southwest.
  • Nashville [Map], which is the State Capital of Tennessee, lies 30 miles [48.3 km] to the Northwest (NW). If you could walk a straight line from Emery Estates to Nashville, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 550 miles [885.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take just over a day, a buggy would take 22 days and walking would take 32 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,420 miles [10,332 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 7,136 miles [11,484.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,011 miles [8,064.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Emery Estates ...

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.

Double Springs   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South of Emery Estates   [Map]

Fieldcrest   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

Georgetown   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]

Glaze   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Henry Lane   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Indian Springs   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]

Quail Run   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]

Ravenwood   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]

Regency Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]

Riverbend   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]

Riverwood   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Two Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [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 Emery Estates. 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.

Anne Bradshaw Clopton

Artist. She was born in Shelbyville (Tennessee) on Monday July 22, 1878 and died in Huntsville (Alabama) on Saturday February 4, 1956 at an age of 77. She was buried at Maple Hill Cemetery (Madison County, Alabama) [Map].

Shelbyville [Map] is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Emery Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Anne Bradshaw Clopton<7>

Emily Tennessee Donelson

Niece of Rachel Donelson - she acted as the de facto First Lady for Andrew Jackson during his Presidency (1829 - 1837). She was born in Donelson (Tennessee) on Monday June 1, 1807 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Monday December 19, 1836 at an age of 29.

Donelson [Map] is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northwest of Emery Estates

Nashville [Map] is located 30 miles [48.3 km] to the northwest of Emery Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Emily Tennessee Donelson

Andrew Jackson

7th President of the US (1829 - 1837). He was born in Waxhaw (North Carolina) on Sunday March 15, 1767 and died in Hermitage (Tennessee) on Sunday June 8, 1845 at an age of 78.

Hermitage [Map] is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northwest of Emery Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andrew Jackson

Sarah Yorke-Jackson

Daughter-in-law of Andrew Jackson - following the illness of Rachel Donelson Jackson, Sarah served as the de facto First Lady for Andrew Jackson during his Presidency (1829 - 1837). She was born in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Saturday July 16, 1803 and died in Hermitage (Tennessee) on Tueday August 23, 1887 at an age of 84.

Hermitage [Map] is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northwest of Emery Estates

James Robert 'Jim' Mitchell

Professional football. He was born in Shelbyville (Tennessee) on Sunday October 19, 1947 and died in Shelbyville (Tennessee) on Saturday October 20, 2007 at an age of 60. He was buried at Westview Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia) [Map].

Shelbyville [Map] is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Emery Estates

Shelbyville [Map] is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Emery Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Robert 'Jim' Mitchell

Charlie Louvin     (Born as Charles Elzer Loudermilk)

Singer, songwriter. He was born in Henagar (Alabama) on Thursday July 7, 1927 and died in Wartrace (Tennessee) on Wednesday January 26, 2011 at an age of 83. He was buried at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].

Wartrace [Map] is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the south of Emery Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charlie Louvin

George F. McCorkle

Musician. He was born in Chester (South Carolina) on Saturday October 11, 1947 and died in Lebanon (Tennessee) on Friday June 29, 2007 at an age of 59. He was buried at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens (Spartanburg County, South Carolina) [Map].

Lebanon [Map] is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the north of Emery Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: George F. McCorkle

Sarah Polk     (Born as Sara Childress)

Wife and First Lady to the Presidency of James Polk (1845 - 1849). She was born in Murfreesboro (Tennessee) on Sunday September 4, 1803 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Friday August 14, 1891 at an age of 87.

Murfreesboro [Map] is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest of Emery Estates

Nashville [Map] is located 30 miles [48.3 km] to the northwest of Emery Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sarah Polk

Leon Russell     (Born as Claude Russell Bridges)

Musician, sognwriter, producer. He was born in Lawton (Oklahoma) on Thursday April 2, 1942 and died in Hermitage (Tennessee) on Sunday November 13, 2016 at an age of 74. He was buried at Memorial Park Cemetery (Tulsa County, Oklahoma) [Map].

Hermitage [Map] is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northwest of Emery Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Leon Russell

Oscar James 'Jimmy' Stoneman

Musician. He was born in Washington, DC [Map] on Monday March 8, 1937 and died in Smyrna (Tennessee) on Sunday September 22, 2002 at an age of 65. He was buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].

Smyrna [Map] is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest of Emery Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Oscar James 'Jimmy' Stoneman

Van Haden Stoneman

Musician. He was born in Washington, DC [Map] on Tueday December 31, 1940 and died in Murfreesboro (Tennessee) on Saturday June 3, 1995 at an age of 54. He was buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].

Murfreesboro [Map] is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest of Emery Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Van Haden Stoneman

Bobby Thompson     (Robert Clark Thompson)

Musician. He was born in Spartanburg (South Carolina) on Monday July 5, 1937 and died in Franklin (Tennessee) on Wednesday May 18, 2005 at an age of 67. He was buried at Willow Grove Cemetery (Trousdale County, Tennessee) [Map].

Franklin [Map] is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the west of Emery Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bobby Thompson

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Tennessee

About Rutherford County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rutherford County: www.rutherfordcounty.org/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

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- Emery Estates) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Emery Estates. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8912, Longitude: -86.3444     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Emery Estates 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 Emery Estates 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 313.516 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 309.432 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.568 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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