A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Ewingsville.
This page contains eight sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).
When in Ewingsville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Ewingsville and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Ewingsville and surrounding area.
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 Ewingsville. 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 Ewingsville.
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 Wilson County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Wilson County sighting report from eBird.
Since Ewingsville is near Rutherford County and also Cannon County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:
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 Ewingsville.
How Far From Ewingsville 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 Ewingsville to various places of note, such as the White House.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Ewingsville ...
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.
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 Ewingsville. 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.
Musician. He was born in Carthage (Tennessee) on Thursday December 14, 1899 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Friday July 2, 1982 at an age of 82. He was buried at Greenwood Cemetery (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].
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.
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.
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].
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.
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].
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].
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].
Communities Also Named Ewingsville ...
While the name Ewingsville is unique within Tennessee, we know of one more community in the United States.
Communities Outside of Tennessee
Distance: About 448 miles [721 km] to the Northeast.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Wilson County: www.wilsoncountytn.com/
The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
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This page was last modified: 17 Nov 2019