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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 Beaumont, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Beaumont 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 Beaumont:
    • 37.665257, -77.909292
    • 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 Beaumont
  • 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 Beaumont ...

We have found twenty communities that share the name Beaumont.

There is one other community in Virginia which is also named Beaumont.

Beyond Virginia, we know of another nineteen communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these nineteen communities, fifteen are located in the United States and six are in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Virginia ...
    • Goochland County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Beaumont [Goochland County].
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alberta
      • This Beaumont lies 2,000 miles [3,218.7 km]<2> to the northwest of the Beaumont that is located in Powhatan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaumont
    • California
      • Riverside County
      • This Beaumont is located in Riverside County and lies 2,187 miles [3,519.6 km]<2> to the west of the Beaumont that is located in Powhatan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaumont
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Riverside County community of Beaumont.
      • San Bernardino County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of Beaumont [San Bernardino County].
    • Colorado
      • El Paso County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Colorado community of Beaumont [El Paso County].
    • Kansas
      • Butler County
      • This Beaumont is located in Butler County and lies 1,016 miles [1,635.1 km]<2> to the west of the Beaumont that is located in Powhatan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaumont
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Butler County community of Beaumont.
      • Cherokee County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Beaumont [Cherokee County].
    • Kentucky
      • Metcalfe County
      • This Beaumont is located in Metcalfe County and lies 428 miles [688.8 km]<2> to the west of the Beaumont that is located in Powhatan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaumont
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Metcalfe County community of Beaumont.
    • Manitoba
      • This Beaumont lies 1,269 miles [2,042.3 km]<2> to the northwest of the Beaumont that is located in Powhatan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaumont
    • Mississippi
      • Perry County
      • This Beaumont is located in Perry County and lies 770 miles [1,239.2 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Beaumont that is located in Powhatan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaumont
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Perry County community of Beaumont.
    • New Brunswick
      • This Beaumont lies 888 miles [1,429.1 km]<2> to the northeast of the Beaumont that is located in Powhatan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaumont
    • Newfoundland and Labrador
      • This Beaumont lies 1,374 miles [2,211.2 km]<2> to the northeast of the Beaumont that is located in Powhatan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaumont
    • North Carolina
      • Chatham County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Beaumont [Chatham County].
      • Henderson County
      • This Beaumont is located in Henderson County and lies 302 miles [486 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Beaumont that is located in Powhatan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaumont
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Henderson County community of Beaumont.
    • Ohio
      • Athens County
      • This Beaumont is located in Athens County and lies 257 miles [413.6 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Beaumont that is located in Powhatan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaumont
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Athens County community of Beaumont.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Wyoming County
      • This Beaumont is located in Wyoming County and lies 277 miles [445.8 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Beaumont that is located in Powhatan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaumont
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wyoming County community of Beaumont.
    • Quebec
      • This Beaumont lies 723 miles [1,163.6 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Beaumont that is located in Powhatan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaumont
    • Texas
      • Jefferson County
      • This Beaumont is located in Jefferson County and lies 1,065 miles [1,714 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Beaumont that is located in Powhatan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaumont
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Beaumont.
    • Washington
      • King County
      • This Beaumont is located in King County and lies 2,318 miles [3,730.5 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Beaumont that is located in Powhatan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaumont
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the King County community of Beaumont.
    • Wisconsin
      • Racine County
      • This Beaumont is located in Racine County and lies 641 miles [1,031.6 km]<2> to the northwest of the Beaumont that is located in Powhatan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaumont
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Racine County community of Beaumont.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Beaumont ...

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 Point (less than 2 miles to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Point
    • Cedar Point lies less than 2 miles<2> to the north of Beaumont and is located in Goochland County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Point have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Point
  • Hillcrest (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillcrest
    • Hillcrest lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Beaumont and is located in Goochland County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillcrest have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillcrest
  • Irwin (2 miles [3.2 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irwin
    • Irwin lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Beaumont and is located in Goochland County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irwin have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irwin
  • James River Landing (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for James River Landing
    • James River Landing lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west of Beaumont and is located in Goochland County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for James River Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on James River Landing
  • Maidens (less than 2 miles to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maidens
    • Maidens lies less than 2 miles<2> to the east of Beaumont and is located in Goochland County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maidens have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maidens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maidens<4>
  • Maidens Forest (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maidens Forest
    • Maidens Forest lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Beaumont and is located in Goochland County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maidens Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maidens Forest
  • Mayos Woods (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayos Woods
    • Mayos Woods lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north of Beaumont and is located in Goochland County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayos Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayos Woods
  • Poplar Forest (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplar Forest
    • Poplar Forest lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northeast of Beaumont and is located in Goochland County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poplar Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplar Forest
  • Strawberry Run (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Strawberry Run
    • Strawberry Run lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Beaumont and is located in Goochland County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Strawberry Run have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strawberry Run
  • Three Square (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Square
    • Three Square lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west of Beaumont and is located in Goochland County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Square have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Square
  • Timber Ridge (3 miles [4.8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timber Ridge
    • Timber Ridge lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east of Beaumont and is located in Goochland County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timber Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timber Ridge

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Powhatan, which is the Seat of Powhatan County and lies just to the South.
    • Richmond, which is the State Capital of Virginia, lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the east southeast (ESE). If you could walk a straight line from Beaumont to Richmond, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 97 miles [156.1 km] to the north northeast (NNE). 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 5,987 miles [9,635.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,689 miles [10,764.9 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,567 miles [7,349.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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Notable Births & Deaths for Beaumont

Mentions & References for Beaumont

Cities, Towns and Villages of Virginia

About Powhatan County

About Virginia

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

The official website for Powhatan County: www.co.powhatan.va.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Beaumont could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>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- Beaumont) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Beaumont. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BeaumontOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beaumont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6653, Longitude: -77.9093    
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Beaumont 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 308.467 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.908 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.534 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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