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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 Argyle Hills, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Argyle Hills 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 Argyle Hills:
    • 38.289700, -77.414000
    • 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 Argyle Hills
  • 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 Argyle Hills ...

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.

  • Cedar Bluff [Stafford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Bluff
    • Cedar Bluff [Stafford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Argyle Hills
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff
  • Clearview [Stafford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clearview
    • Clearview [Stafford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Argyle Hills
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clearview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clearview
  • Deacon Woods [Stafford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deacon Woods
    • Deacon Woods [Stafford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Argyle Hills
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deacon Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deacon Woods
  • Deer Forest [Stafford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Forest
    • Deer Forest [Stafford County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Argyle Hills
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deer Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Forest
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    • Ferry Farm [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferry Farm
      • Ferry Farm [Stafford County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Argyle Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferry Farm have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferry Farm
    • Ferry Road [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferry Road
      • Ferry Road [Stafford County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Argyle Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferry Road have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferry Road
    • Fredericksburg [Fredericksburg City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fredericksburg
      • Fredericksburg [Fredericksburg City] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Argyle Hills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,492 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fredericksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fredericksburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fredericksburg<3>
    • Grandview [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grandview
      • Grandview [Stafford County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Argyle Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grandview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grandview
    • Greenfield [Spotsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield
      • Greenfield [Spotsylvania County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Argyle Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield
    • Hazel Hill [Fredericksburg City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazel Hill
      • Hazel Hill [Fredericksburg City] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Argyle Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazel Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazel Hill
    • Hollyridge [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollyridge
      • Hollyridge [Stafford County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Argyle Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollyridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollyridge
    • Little Creek [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Creek
      • Little Creek [Stafford County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Argyle Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Creek
    • Little Falls [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Falls
      • Little Falls [Stafford County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Argyle Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Falls
    • Little Falls Village [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Falls Village
      • Little Falls Village [Stafford County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Argyle Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Falls Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Falls Village
    • Part Little Falls [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Part Little Falls
      • Part Little Falls [Stafford County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Argyle Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Part Little Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Part Little Falls
    • Ridge Pointe [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridge Pointe
      • Ridge Pointe [Stafford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Argyle Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridge Pointe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridge Pointe
    • Stones Corner [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stones Corner
      • Stones Corner [Stafford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Argyle Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stones Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stones Corner
    • Sycamore Ridge [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sycamore Ridge
      • Sycamore Ridge [Stafford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Argyle Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sycamore Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sycamore Ridge
    • Wildcat Corner [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wildcat Corner
      • Wildcat Corner [Stafford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Argyle Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wildcat Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wildcat Corner
    • Will-More [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Will-More
      • Will-More [Stafford County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Argyle Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Will-More have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Will-More
    • Woodlawn [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodlawn
      • Woodlawn [Stafford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Argyle Hills
      • 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 Argyle Hills. 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.

  • View Our List ...
    • John Wilkes Booth     (Presidental assassin, actor)
      • Presidental assassin, actor. He was born in Bel Air (Maryland) on Wednesday January 10, 1838 and died in Port Royal (Virginia) on Wednesday April 26, 1865 at the age of 27. He is buried at Green Mount Cemetery (Baltimore City, Maryland).
      • Port Royal is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Argyle Hills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Wilkes Booth<4>
    • James Madison     (4th President of the US (1809 - 1817))
      • 4th President of the US (1809 - 1817). He was born in Port Conway (Virginia) on Tueday March 16, 1751 and died in Montpelier Station (Virginia) on Tueday June 28, 1836 at the age of 85.
      • Port Conway is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Argyle Hills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Madison<4>
    • James Monroe     (5th President of the US (1817 - 1825))
      • 5th President of the US (1817 - 1825). He was born in Monroe Hall (Virginia) on Friday April 28, 1758 and died in New York (New York) on Monday July 4, 1831 at the age of 73. He is buried at Hollywood Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Monroe Hall is located 23 miles [37 km] to the east of Argyle Hills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Monroe<4>
    • George Washington     (1st President of the US (1789 - 1797))
      • 1st President of the US (1789 - 1797). He was born in Colonial Beach (Virginia) on Friday February 22, 1732 and died in Mount Vernon (Virginia) on Saturday December 14, 1799 at the age of 67.
      • Colonial Beach is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Argyle Hills.
      • Mount Vernon is located 34 miles [54.7 km] to the northeast of Argyle Hills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Washington<4>

How Far From Argyle Hills 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 Argyle Hills to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Stafford, which is the Seat of Stafford County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north. If you could walk a straight line from Argyle Hills to Stafford, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Richmond, which is the State Capital of Virginia, lies 51 miles [82.1 km] to the south (S). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take most of two days and walking would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 46 miles [74 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving would take less than an hour, a buggy would take most of two days and walking would take about three full days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,939 miles [9,557.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,643 miles [10,690.9 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,520 miles [7,274.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Virginia

About Stafford County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Stafford County: www.co.stafford.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 drawn from Point A (ie- Argyle Hills) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Argyle Hills. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2897, Longitude: -77.4140       In this case, the coordinates for Argyle Hills 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 Argyle Hills 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 308.147 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.638 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.102 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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