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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 Chatham Village, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Chatham Village 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 Chatham Village:
    • 38.313400, -77.449900
    • 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 Chatham Village
  • 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 Chatham Village ...

We have found one communities that share the name Chatham Village.

Within Virginia, the name Chatham Village is unique.

Beyond Virginia, there is another community also named Chatham Village in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Pennsylvania
      • Delaware 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 Pennsylvania community of Chatham Village [Delaware County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Chatham Village ...

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 less than 2 miles<2> to the south of Chatham Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<3> 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 less than 2 miles<2> to the northwest of Chatham Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clearview have been provided by the GNIS.<3> 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 less than 2 miles<2> to the northeast of Chatham Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deacon Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<3> 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 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southeast of Chatham Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deer Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Forest
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    • Fall Run Park [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fall Run Park
      • Fall Run Park [Stafford County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northwest of Chatham Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fall Run Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fall Run Park
    • Ferry Farm [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferry Farm
      • Ferry Farm [Stafford County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southeast of Chatham Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferry Farm have been provided by the GNIS.<3> 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<2> to the southeast of Chatham Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferry Road have been provided by the GNIS.<3> 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 less than 2 miles<2> to the southwest of Chatham Village
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,492 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fredericksburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fredericksburg<4>
    • Hazel Hill [Fredericksburg City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazel Hill
      • Hazel Hill [Fredericksburg City] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the south of Chatham Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazel Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazel Hill
    • Heather Hills [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heather Hills
      • Heather Hills [Stafford County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the north of Chatham Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heather Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heather Hills
    • Heritage Commons [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heritage Commons
      • Heritage Commons [Stafford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Chatham Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heritage Commons have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heritage Commons
    • High School Heights [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for High School Heights
      • High School Heights [Stafford County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northwest of Chatham Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for High School Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on High School Heights
    • Hollyridge [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollyridge
      • Hollyridge [Stafford County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the east of Chatham Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollyridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollyridge
    • Little Falls Village [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Falls Village
      • Little Falls Village [Stafford County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the east of Chatham Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Falls Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Falls Village
    • Locust Knolls [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Locust Knolls
      • Locust Knolls [Stafford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Chatham Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Locust Knolls have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Locust Knolls
    • Misty Forest [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Misty Forest
      • Misty Forest [Stafford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Chatham Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Misty Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Misty Forest
    • Ridge Pointe [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridge Pointe
      • Ridge Pointe [Stafford County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northeast of Chatham Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridge Pointe have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridge Pointe
    • Spring Valley [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Valley
      • Spring Valley [Stafford County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northwest of Chatham Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Valley
    • Walnut Hill [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Hill
      • Walnut Hill [Stafford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Chatham Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Hill
    • Woodlawn [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodlawn
      • Woodlawn [Stafford County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northeast of Chatham Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodlawn have been provided by the GNIS.<3> 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 Chatham Village. 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 (MD) on January 10, 1838 (a Wednesday) and died in Port Royal (VA) on April 26, 1865 (a Wednesday) at the age of 27. He is buried at Green Mount Cemetery (Baltimore City, Maryland).
      • Port Royal is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast of Chatham Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Wilkes Booth<5>
    • James Madison     (4th President of the US (1809 - 1817))
      • 4th President of the US (1809 - 1817). He was born in Port Conway (VA) on March 16, 1751 (a Tueday) and died in Montpelier Station (VA) on June 28, 1836 (a Tueday) at the age of 85.
      • Port Conway is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast of Chatham Village.
      • Montpelier Station is located 40 miles [64.4 km] to the west of Chatham Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Madison<5>
    • James Monroe     (5th President of the US (1817 - 1825))
      • 5th President of the US (1817 - 1825). He was born in Monroe Hall (VA) on April 28, 1758 (a Friday) and died on July 4, 1831 (a Monday) at the age of 73. He is buried at Hollywood Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Monroe Hall is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Chatham Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Monroe<5>
    • George Washington     (1st President of the US (1789 - 1797))
      • 1st President of the US (1789 - 1797). He was born in Colonial Beach (VA) on February 22, 1732 (a Friday) and died in Mount Vernon (VA) on December 14, 1799 (a Saturday) at the age of 67.
      • Colonial Beach is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the east of Chatham Village.
      • Mount Vernon is located 34 miles [54.7 km] to the northeast of Chatham Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Washington<5>

How Far From Chatham Village to ...

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Stafford, which is the Seat of Stafford County and lies just to the North Northeast.
    • Richmond, which is the State Capital of Virginia, lies 53 miles [85.3 km]<2> to the south (S). If you could walk a straight line from Chatham Village to Richmond, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take over two days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 46 miles [74 km] to the north northeast (NNE). 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 about three full days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,940 miles [9,559.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,643 miles [10,690.9 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 Chatham Village. 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>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 Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird 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 Chatham Village 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- Chatham Village) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Chatham Village. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chatham VillageOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chatham Village. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3134, Longitude: -77.4499       In this case, the coordinates for Chatham Village have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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>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 Chatham Village 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 308.167 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.664 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.108 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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