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Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Summerfield.
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 Summerfield, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Summerfield and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Summerfield 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 Summerfield. 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 Summerfield.
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 Grundy County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Grundy County sighting report from eBird.
Since Summerfield is near Franklin County and also Marion 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 Summerfield.
How Far From Summerfield 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 Summerfield to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Summerfield and extending to:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Summerfield ...
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 Summerfield. 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.
Actress. She was born in South Pittsburg (Tennessee) on Wednesday November 21, 1900 and died in Woodland Hills (California) on Sunday January 22, 1967 at an age of 66. She was buried at San Fernando Mission Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Garrard Sliger 'Buster' Ramsey
Professional football. He was born in Townsend (Tennessee) on Tueday March 16, 1920 and died in Signal Hills (Tennessee) on Sunday September 16, 2007 at an age of 87. He was buried at Grandview Cemetery (Blount County, Tennessee) [Map].
Dinah Shore (Born as Fannye Rose Shore)
Singer, actress. She was born in Winchester (Tennessee) on Tueday February 29, 1916 (which is Leap Day) and died in Beverly Hills (California) on Thursday February 24, 1994 at an age of 78. She was buried at Hillside Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Musician. She was born in Galax (Virginia) on Wednesday May 27, 1925 and died in Manchester (Tennessee) on Thursday July 23, 2015 at an age of 90. She was buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].
Communities Also Named Summerfield ...
We have found 30 communities that share the name Summerfield.
While the name Summerfield is unique within Tennessee, we know of another 30 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.
Communities Outside of Tennessee
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Distance: About 201 miles [323.5 km] to the South Southwest.
Distance: About 170 miles [273.6 km] to the Southwest.
Distance: About 483 miles [777.3 km] to the South Southeast.
Our profile page for Summerfield, Bibb County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Bibb County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Saint Clair County
Distance: About 317 miles [510.2 km] to the Northwest.
Distance: About 454 miles [730.6 km] to the North Northwest.
Distance: About 662 miles [1,065.4 km] to the West Northwest.
Distance: About 448 miles [721 km] to the Southwest.
Distance: About 433 miles [696.8 km] to the West Southwest.
Distance: About 472 miles [759.6 km] to the West Southwest.
Anne Arundel County
Distance: About 576 miles [927 km] to the East Northeast.
This community is historic.<9>
Distance: About 585 miles [941.5 km] to the East Northeast.
Our profile page for Summerfield, Clare County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Clare County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Distance: About 392 miles [630.9 km] to the Northwest.
Distance: About 1,219 miles [1,961.8 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 698 miles [1,123.3 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 464 miles [746.7 km] to the East.
Distance: About 336 miles [540.7 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 472 miles [759.6 km] to the East.
Distance: About 397 miles [638.9 km] to the Northeast.
Le Flore County
Distance: About 512 miles [824 km] to the West.
Prince Edward Island
Distance: About 1,386 miles [2,230.6 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 944 miles [1,519.2 km] to the West.
Our profile page for Summerfield, Cherokee County
This community is historic.
Although located in Cherokee County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Fort Bend County
Distance: About 693 miles [1,115.3 km] to the West Southwest.
Distance: About 556 miles [894.8 km] to the West Southwest.
Distance: About 1,470 miles [2,365.7 km] to the West Northwest.
Salt Lake County
Distance: About 1,461 miles [2,351.3 km] to the West Northwest.
Distance: About 425 miles [684 km] to the East Northeast.
Our profile page for Summerfield, Grayson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Grayson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Summerfield. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 06 Dec 2019