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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy).

When in Burtons, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Burtons and the surrounding area.

  • 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 Burtons:
    • 36.885164, -76.196153
    • 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 Burtons
  • 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 Burtons ...

We have found four communities that share the name Burtons.

Within Virginia, the name Burtons is unique.

Beyond Virginia, we know of another four communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these four communities, three are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Burtons lies 872 miles [1,403.3 km]<1> to the northeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burtons
    • Ohio
      • Belmont County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Burtons [Belmont County].
      • Stark County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Burtons [Stark County].
    • South Carolina
      • Berkeley County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Carolina community of Burtons [Berkeley County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Burtons ...

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.

  • Arrowhead [Virginia Beach City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arrowhead
    • Arrowhead [Virginia Beach City] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Burtons
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arrowhead have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arrowhead
  • Cherokee Heights [Norfolk City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherokee Heights
    • Cherokee Heights [Norfolk City] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Burtons
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherokee Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherokee Heights
  • Chinese Corner [Virginia Beach City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chinese Corner
    • Chinese Corner [Virginia Beach City] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Burtons
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chinese Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chinese Corner
  • Elizabeth Park [Norfolk City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabeth Park
    • Elizabeth Park [Norfolk City] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Burtons
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabeth Park have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabeth Park
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    • Elizabeth River Shores [Virginia Beach City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabeth River Shores
      • Elizabeth River Shores [Virginia Beach City] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Burtons
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabeth River Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabeth River Shores
    • Euclid [Virginia Beach City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Euclid
      • Euclid [Virginia Beach City] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Burtons
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Euclid have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Euclid
    • Fair Meadows [Virginia Beach City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fair Meadows
      • Fair Meadows [Virginia Beach City] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Burtons
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fair Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fair Meadows
    • Forest Park [Norfolk City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Park
      • Forest Park [Norfolk City] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Burtons
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Park have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Park
    • Fox Hall [Norfolk City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox Hall
      • Fox Hall [Norfolk City] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Burtons
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fox Hall have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fox Hall
    • Fox Hall Park [Norfolk City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox Hall Park
      • Fox Hall Park [Norfolk City] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Burtons
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fox Hall Park have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fox Hall Park
    • Garden Wood Park [Virginia Beach City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden Wood Park
      • Garden Wood Park [Virginia Beach City] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Burtons
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden Wood Park have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden Wood Park
    • Green Hill Farms [Norfolk City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Hill Farms
      • Green Hill Farms [Norfolk City] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Burtons
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Hill Farms have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill Farms
    • Greenwich [Virginia Beach City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwich
      • Greenwich [Virginia Beach City] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Burtons
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwich have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwich
    • Greenwood [Norfolk City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
      • Greenwood [Norfolk City] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Burtons
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
    • Lake Shores [Virginia Beach City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Shores
      • Lake Shores [Virginia Beach City] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Burtons
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Shores
    • Lakeview Park [Virginia Beach City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview Park
      • Lakeview Park [Virginia Beach City] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Burtons
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeview Park have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview Park
    • Lakeview Shores [Virginia Beach City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview Shores
      • Lakeview Shores [Virginia Beach City] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Burtons
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeview Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview Shores
    • Larrymore Lawns [Norfolk City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Larrymore Lawns
      • Larrymore Lawns [Norfolk City] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Burtons
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Larrymore Lawns have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Larrymore Lawns
    • Lincoln Park [Norfolk City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln Park
      • Lincoln Park [Norfolk City] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Burtons
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln Park have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln Park
    • Little Creek [Virginia Beach City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Creek
      • Little Creek [Virginia Beach City] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Burtons
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Creek
    • Pennsytown [Norfolk City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pennsytown
      • Pennsytown [Norfolk City] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Burtons
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pennsytown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pennsytown
    • Pleasant Point [Norfolk City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Point
      • Pleasant Point [Norfolk City] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Burtons
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Point have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Point
    • Poplar Halls [Norfolk City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplar Halls
      • Poplar Halls [Norfolk City] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Burtons
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poplar Halls have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplar Halls
    • Reedtown [Virginia Beach City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reedtown
      • Reedtown [Virginia Beach City] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Burtons
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedtown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedtown
    • Robbins Corner [Virginia Beach City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robbins Corner
      • Robbins Corner [Virginia Beach City] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Burtons
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robbins Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robbins Corner
    • Snug Harbor [Norfolk City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snug Harbor
      • Snug Harbor [Norfolk City] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Burtons
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snug Harbor have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snug Harbor
    • Tanner Creek [Norfolk City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tanner Creek
      • Tanner Creek [Norfolk City] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Burtons
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tanner Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tanner Creek
    • Tanners Cross Roads [Norfolk City] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tanners Cross Roads
      • Tanners Cross Roads [Norfolk City] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Burtons
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tanners Cross Roads have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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 Burtons. 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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    • V.C. Andrews     (Author)
      • Born: Cleo Virginia Andrews
      • Author. She was born in Portsmouth (VA) on June 6, 1923 (a Wednesday) and died in Virginia Beach (VA) on December 19, 1986 (a Friday) at the age of 63. She is buried at Olive Branch Cemetery (Portsmouth City, Virginia).
      • Portsmouth is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest of Burtons.
      • Virginia Beach is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the east of Burtons.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: V.C. Andrews<5>
    • Bill Bailey     (Singer, dancer, actor)
    • Pearl Mae Bailey     (Singer, Actress)
    • James Kenneth 'Jimmy' Bangley     (Actor, author)
    • Kate Lee Langley Bosher     (Author, suffragette)
      • Author, suffragette. She was born in Norfolk (VA) on February 1, 1865 (a Wednesday) and died in Norfolk (VA) on July 27, 1932 (a Wednesday) at the age of 67. She is buried at Hollywood Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Norfolk is located 5 miles [8 km] to the west of Burtons.
      • Norfolk is located 5 miles [8 km] to the west of Burtons.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Kate Lee Langley Bosher<5>
    • Evelyn Thomas Butts     (Social reformer)
      • Social reformer. She was born in Norfolk (VA) on May 22, 1924 (a Thursday) and died in Norfolk (VA) on March 11, 1993 (a Thursday) at the age of 68. She is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery (Norfolk City, Virginia).
      • Norfolk is located 5 miles [8 km] to the west of Burtons.
      • Norfolk is located 5 miles [8 km] to the west of Burtons.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Evelyn Thomas Butts<5>
    • Adolph Coors     (Founder of Coors Brewing Company)
      • Founder of Coors Brewing Company. He was born in Rheinland-Pfalz (Germany) on February 4, 1847 (a Thursday) and died in Virginia Beach (VA) on June 5, 1929 (a Wednesday) at the age of 82. He is buried at Crown Hill Cemetery (Jefferson County, Colorado).
      • Virginia Beach is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the east of Burtons.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Adolph Coors<5>
    • Ella Fitzgerald     (Musician)
    • George Samuel Hughes, Sr.     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Norfolk (VA) on August 19, 1925 (a Wednesday) and died in Hampton (VA) on February 5, 2009 (a Thursday) at the age of 83. He is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery (Norfolk City, Virginia).
      • Norfolk is located 5 miles [8 km] to the west of Burtons.
      • Hampton is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Burtons.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Samuel Hughes, Sr.<5>
    • Mary Winston Jackson     (Mathematician, engineer)
      • Mathematician, engineer. She was born in Hampton (VA) on April 9, 1921 (a Saturday) and died in Hampton (VA) on February 11, 2005 (a Friday) at the age of 83.
      • Hampton is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Burtons.
      • Hampton is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Burtons.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mary Winston Jackson<5>
    • Katherine Johnson     (Mathematician)
      • Mathematician. She was born in White Sulphur Springs (WV) on August 26, 1918 (a Monday) and died in Newport News (VA) on February 24, 2020 (a Monday) at the age of 101. We don't have any burial details.
      • Newport News is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northwest of Burtons.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Katherine Johnson<5>
    • Moses Eugene Malone     (Professional basketball)
    • John Barron McKay     (Astronaut, test pilot)

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Richmond, which is the State Capital of Virginia, lies 81 miles [130.4 km]<1> to the northwest (NW). If you could drive a straight line from Burtons to Richmond, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 146 miles [235 km] to the north northwest (NNW). Driving would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 9 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,946 miles [9,569.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,640 miles [10,686 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,521 miles [7,275.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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- Burtons) 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 Burtons. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BurtonsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burtons. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8852, Longitude: -76.1962    
<2>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 Burtons 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 . 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.
<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Burtons, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>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.
<6>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.
<7>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 Burtons to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 307.521 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 302.711 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.136 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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