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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 Andersons Corner, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Andersons Corner 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 Andersons Corner:
    • 37.421257, -76.824128
    • 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 Andersons Corner
  • 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 Andersons Corner ...

We have found four communities that share the name Andersons Corner.

Within Virginia, the name Andersons Corner is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Delaware
      • Sussex County
      • This Andersons Corner is located in Sussex County and lies 122 miles [196.3 km]<1> to the northeast of the Andersons Corner that is located in James City County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Andersons Corner
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sussex County community of Andersons Corner.
    • Georgia
      • Troup County
      • This Andersons Corner is located in Troup County and lies 555 miles [893.2 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Andersons Corner that is located in James City County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Andersons Corner
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Troup County community of Andersons Corner.
    • Maryland
      • Anne Arundel County
      • This Andersons Corner is located in Anne Arundel County and lies 113 miles [181.9 km]<1> to the north of the Andersons Corner that is located in James City County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Andersons Corner
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Anne Arundel County community of Andersons Corner.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Crawford County
      • This Andersons Corner is located in Crawford County and lies 346 miles [556.8 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Andersons Corner that is located in James City County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Andersons Corner
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Crawford County community of Andersons Corner.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Andersons Corner ...

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.

  • Adams Hunt [James City County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adams Hunt
    • Adams Hunt [James City County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Andersons Corner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adams Hunt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adams Hunt
  • Brickyard Landing [James City County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brickyard Landing
    • Brickyard Landing [James City County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Andersons Corner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brickyard Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brickyard Landing
  • Camelot [James City County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camelot
    • Camelot [James City County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Andersons Corner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camelot have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camelot
  • Centerville [James City County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerville
    • Centerville [James City County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Andersons Corner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centerville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
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    • Chickahominy Haven [James City County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chickahominy Haven
      • Chickahominy Haven [James City County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Andersons Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chickahominy Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chickahominy Haven
    • Chickahominy Shores [New Kent County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chickahominy Shores
      • Chickahominy Shores [New Kent County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Andersons Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chickahominy Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chickahominy Shores
    • Croaker [James City County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Croaker
      • Croaker [James City County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Andersons Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Croaker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Croaker
    • Forest Glen [James City County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Glen
      • Forest Glen [James City County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Andersons Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Glen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Glen
    • Fox Ridge [James City County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox Ridge
      • Fox Ridge [James City County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Andersons Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fox Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fox Ridge
    • Holly Forks [New Kent County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Forks
      • Holly Forks [New Kent County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Andersons Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Forks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Forks
    • Hunters Creek [James City County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunters Creek
      • Hunters Creek [James City County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Andersons Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunters Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunters Creek
    • Kings Corner [James City County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Corner
      • Kings Corner [James City County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Andersons Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kings Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Corner
    • Lightfoot [James City County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lightfoot
      • Lightfoot [James City County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Andersons Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lightfoot have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lightfoot
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lightfoot<3>
    • Plum Point [New Kent County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plum Point
      • Plum Point [New Kent County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Andersons Corner
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plum Point

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 Andersons Corner. 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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    • Bill Bailey     (Singer, dancer, actor)
      • Singer, dancer, actor. He was born in Newport News (Virginia) on Sunday December 8, 1912 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Tueday December 12, 1978 at the age of 66. He is buried at Rolling Green Memorial Park (Chester County, Pennsylvania).
      • Newport News is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southeast of Andersons Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bill Bailey<4>
    • Pearl Mae Bailey     (Singer, Actress)
      • Singer, Actress. She was born in Newport News (Virginia) on Friday March 29, 1918 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Friday August 17, 1990 at the age of 72. She is buried at Rolling Green Memorial Park (Chester County, Pennsylvania).
      • Newport News is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southeast of Andersons Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Pearl Mae Bailey<4>
    • Jimmy Dean     (Singer, actor, TV Host, businessman)
      • Singer, actor, TV Host, businessman. He was born in Olton (Texas) on Friday August 10, 1928 and died in Varina (Virginia) on Sunday June 13, 2010 at the age of 81.
      • Varina is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the west of Andersons Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jimmy Dean<4>
    • Ella Fitzgerald     (Musician)
      • Musician. She was born in Newport News (Virginia) on Wednesday April 25, 1917 and died in Beverly Hills (California) on Saturday June 15, 1996 at the age of 79. She is buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Newport News is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southeast of Andersons Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ella Fitzgerald<4>
    • William Henry Harrison     (9th President of the US (March 1841 - April 1841, died in office due to illness))
      • 9th President of the US (March 1841 - April 1841, died in office due to illness). He was born in Charles City (Virginia) on Tueday February 9, 1773 and died in Washington, DC on Sunday April 4, 1841 at the age of 68.
      • Charles City is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the west of Andersons Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Henry Harrison<4>
    • Martha Skelton Jefferson     (Wife of Thomas Jefferson, but died before he became President of the US (1801 - 1809))
      • Wife of Thomas Jefferson, but died before he became President of the US (1801 - 1809). She was born in Charles City (Virginia) on Wednesday October 30, 1748 and died on Friday September 6, 1782 at the age of 33. She is buried at Monticello Graveyard (Albemarle County, Virginia).
      • Charles City is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the west of Andersons Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Martha Skelton Jefferson<4>
    • Katherine Johnson     (Mathematician)
      • Mathematician. She was born in White Sulphur Springs (West Virginia) on Monday August 26, 1918 and died in Newport News (Virginia) on Monday February 24, 2020 at the age of 101. We don't have any burial details.
      • Newport News is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southeast of Andersons Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Katherine Johnson<4>
    • Ron Springs     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Williamsburg (Virginia) on Sunday November 4, 1956 and died in Dallas (Texas) on Thursday May 12, 2011 at the age of 54. He is buried at Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park (Dallas County, Texas).
      • Williamsburg is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast of Andersons Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ron Springs<4>
    • John Tyler     (10th President of the US (1841 - 1845))
      • 10th President of the US (1841 - 1845). He was born in Charles City (Virginia) on Monday March 29, 1790 and died in Richmond (Virginia) on Saturday January 18, 1862 at the age of 71. He is buried at Hollywood Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Charles City is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the west of Andersons Corner.
      • Richmond is located 34 miles [54.7 km] to the west of Andersons Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Tyler<4>
    • Martha Washington     (Wife and First lady to the Presidency of George Washington (1789 - 1797))
      • Wife and First lady to the Presidency of George Washington (1789 - 1797). She was born in New Kent (Virginia) on Wednesday June 13, 1731 and died in Mount Vernon (Virginia) on Saturday May 22, 1802 at the age of 70.
      • New Kent is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest of Andersons Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Martha Washington<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Richmond, which is the State Capital of Virginia, lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the west northwest (WNW). If you could walk a straight line from Andersons Corner to Richmond, with an average speed<5> 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 about two full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 102 miles [164.2 km] to the north (N). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take three full days and walking would take 6 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,951 miles [9,577.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,649 miles [10,700.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,528 miles [7,287.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for James City County: www.james-city.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Andersons Corner) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Andersons Corner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4213, Longitude: -76.8241       In this case, the coordinates for Andersons Corner 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 Andersons Corner 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 307.851 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.169 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.185 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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