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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 Appersons Store, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Appersons Store 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 Appersons Store:
    • 37.635977, -77.174419
    • 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 Appersons Store
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Appersons Store ...

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.

  • Farmers Shop Corner [Hanover County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmers Shop Corner
    • Farmers Shop Corner [Hanover County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Appersons Store
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmers Shop Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmers Shop Corner
  • Horseshoe [Hanover County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horseshoe
    • Horseshoe [Hanover County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Appersons Store
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horseshoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horseshoe
  • Hughes Corner [Hanover County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hughes Corner
    • Hughes Corner [Hanover County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Appersons Store
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hughes Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hughes Corner
  • Kirbytown [Hanover County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirbytown
    • Kirbytown [Hanover County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Appersons Store
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kirbytown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirbytown
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    • Locust Green [Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Locust Green
      • Locust Green [Hanover County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Appersons Store
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Locust Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Locust Green
    • Orchard Gardens [Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orchard Gardens
      • Orchard Gardens [Hanover County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Appersons Store
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orchard Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orchard Gardens
    • Valley Oaks [Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Oaks
      • Valley Oaks [Hanover County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Appersons Store
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley Oaks
    • Wicker Corner [Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wicker Corner
      • Wicker Corner [Hanover County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Appersons Store
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wicker Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wicker Corner
    • Woodlawn [Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodlawn
      • Woodlawn [Hanover County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Appersons Store
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodlawn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodlawn

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 Appersons Store. 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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    • Edmund Archer     (Artist)
      • Artist. He was born in Richmond (Virginia) on Wednesday September 28, 1904 and died in Richmond (Virginia) on Sunday July 13, 1986 at the age of 81. He is buried at Hollywood Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Richmond is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Appersons Store.
      • Richmond is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Appersons Store.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Edmund Archer<3>
    • Clarence H. Bassett     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Jamaica (New York) on Friday March 13, 1936 and died in Richmond (Virginia) on Tueday January 25, 2005 at the age of 68. He is buried at Oakwood Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Richmond is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Appersons Store.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Clarence H. Bassett<3>
    • John Joseph 'Joe' Boehling     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Richmond (Virginia) on Friday March 20, 1891 and died in Richmond (Virginia) on Monday September 8, 1941 at the age of 50. He is buried at Holy Cross Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Richmond is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Appersons Store.
      • Richmond is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Appersons Store.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Joseph 'Joe' Boehling<3>
    • Jim Bridger     (Frontiersman, explorer)
      • Frontiersman, explorer. He was born in Richmond (Virginia) on Saturday March 17, 1804 and died in Kansas City (Missouri) on Sunday July 17, 1881 at the age of 77. He is buried at Mt. Washington Forever Cemetery (Jackson County, Missouri).
      • Richmond is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Appersons Store.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jim Bridger<3>
    • John Mitchell Brooks     (Civil rights activist)
      • Civil rights activist. He was born in Braddock (Pennsylvania) on Saturday September 1, 1917 and died in Richmond (Virginia) on Friday August 8, 1980 at the age of 62. He is buried at Riverview Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Richmond is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Appersons Store.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Mitchell Brooks<3>
    • James Branch Cabell     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Richmond (Virginia) on Monday April 14, 1879 and died in Richmond (Virginia) on Monday May 5, 1958 at the age of 79. He is buried at Hollywood Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Richmond is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Appersons Store.
      • Richmond is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Appersons Store.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Branch Cabell<3>
    • Edith Elliott Lindeman Calisch     (Journalist, lyricist)
      • Journalist, lyricist. She was born in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) on Monday March 21, 1898 and died in Richmond (Virginia) on Saturday December 22, 1984 at the age of 86. She is buried at Hebrew Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Richmond is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Appersons Store.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Edith Elliott Lindeman Calisch<3>
    • Alan Campbell     (Screenwriter, actor)
      • Screenwriter, actor. He was born in Richmond (Virginia) on Sunday February 21, 1904 and died in West Hollywood (California) on Friday June 14, 1963 at the age of 59. He is buried at Hebrew Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Richmond is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Appersons Store.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Alan Campbell<3>
    • Arthur Dawson     (Artist)
      • Artist. He was born in Crewe (England) on Tueday March 9, 1858 and died in Richmond (Virginia) on Tueday August 22, 1922 at the age of 64. He is buried at Riverview Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Richmond is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Appersons Store.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Arthur Dawson<3>
    • 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 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Appersons Store.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jimmy Dean<3>
    • Thomas A. 'Tommy' Eldridge     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Richmond (Virginia) on Wednesday October 23, 1940 and died in Richmond (Virginia) on Monday June 19, 2000 at the age of 59. He is buried at Oakwood Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Richmond is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Appersons Store.
      • Richmond is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Appersons Store.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Thomas A. 'Tommy' Eldridge<3>
    • Douglas Southall Freeman     (Author, historian)
      • Author, historian. He was born in Lynchburg (Virginia) on Sunday May 16, 1886 and died in Richmond (Virginia) on Friday June 13, 1952 at the age of 66. He is buried at Hollywood Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Richmond is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Appersons Store.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Douglas Southall Freeman<3>
    • Charles Gilpin     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Richmond (Virginia) on Wednesday November 20, 1878 and died in Eldridge Park (New Jersey) on Tueday May 6, 1930 at the age of 51. He is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx County, New York).
      • Richmond is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Appersons Store.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles Gilpin<3>

How Far From Appersons Store to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Appersons Store to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

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    • Hanover, which is the Seat of Hanover County and lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Appersons Store to Hanover, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take 6 hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
    • Richmond, which is the State Capital of Virginia, lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the west southwest (WSW). The buggy would take four to five hours and walking would take most of a day.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 87 miles [140 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 most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,957 miles [9,586.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,657 miles [10,713.4 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,535 miles [7,298.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hanover County: www.co.hanover.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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Appersons Store) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Appersons Store. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6360, Longitude: -77.1744       In this case, the coordinates for Appersons Store 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>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.
<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 Appersons Store 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 308.042 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.419 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.247 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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