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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 Chesterfield Court House, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Chesterfield Court House and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
    • Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
    • The National Weather Service forecast for Chesterfield Court House
  • 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 Chesterfield Court House:
    • 37.377094, -77.504986
    • 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 Chesterfield Court House
  • 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 Chesterfield Court House ...

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.

  • Chester [Chesterfield County]
  • Chimney Corner [Chesterfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chimney Corner
    • Chimney Corner [Chesterfield County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Chesterfield Court House
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chimney Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chimney Corner
  • Courthouse Green [Chesterfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Courthouse Green
    • Courthouse Green [Chesterfield County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Chesterfield Court House
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Courthouse Green have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Courthouse Green
  • Crescent Park [Chesterfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crescent Park
    • Crescent Park [Chesterfield County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Chesterfield Court House
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crescent Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crescent Park
  • Continue List   (13 more) ...
    • Edenshire [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edenshire
      • Edenshire [Chesterfield County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Chesterfield Court House
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edenshire have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edenshire
    • Fairpines [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairpines
      • Fairpines [Chesterfield County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Chesterfield Court House
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairpines have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairpines
    • Five Forks [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Five Forks
      • Five Forks [Chesterfield County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Chesterfield Court House
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Five Forks have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Five Forks
    • Gay Farms [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gay Farms
      • Gay Farms [Chesterfield County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Chesterfield Court House
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gay Farms have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gay Farms
    • Grove Place [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grove Place
      • Grove Place [Chesterfield County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Chesterfield Court House
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grove Place have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grove Place
    • Indian Springs [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Springs
      • Indian Springs [Chesterfield County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Chesterfield Court House
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Springs
    • Jean Court [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jean Court
      • Jean Court [Chesterfield County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Chesterfield Court House
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jean Court have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jean Court
    • Kings Forest [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Forest
      • Kings Forest [Chesterfield County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Chesterfield Court House
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kings Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Forest
    • Land O'Pines [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Land O'Pines
      • Land O'Pines [Chesterfield County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Chesterfield Court House
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Land O'Pines have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Land O'Pines
    • Lost Forest [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lost Forest
      • Lost Forest [Chesterfield County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Chesterfield Court House
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lost Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Forest
    • Pebble Spring [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pebble Spring
      • Pebble Spring [Chesterfield County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Chesterfield Court House
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pebble Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pebble Spring
    • Quail Oaks [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quail Oaks
      • Quail Oaks [Chesterfield County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Chesterfield Court House
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quail Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quail Oaks
    • Rolling Hills [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Hills
      • Rolling Hills [Chesterfield County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Chesterfield Court House
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolling Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Hills

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 Chesterfield Court House. 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 (VA) on September 28, 1904 (a Wednesday) and died in Richmond (VA) on July 13, 1986 (a Sunday) at the age of 81. He is buried at Hollywood Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Richmond is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north of Chesterfield Court House.
      • Richmond is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north of Chesterfield Court House.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Edmund Archer<4>
    • Clarence H. Bassett     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Jamaica (NY) on March 13, 1936 (a Friday) and died in Richmond (VA) on January 25, 2005 (a Tueday) at the age of 68. He is buried at Oakwood Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Richmond is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north of Chesterfield Court House.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Clarence H. Bassett<4>
    • John Joseph 'Joe' Boehling     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Richmond (VA) on March 20, 1891 (a Friday) and died in Richmond (VA) on September 8, 1941 (a Monday) at the age of 50. He is buried at Holy Cross Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Richmond is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north of Chesterfield Court House.
      • Richmond is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north of Chesterfield Court House.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Joseph 'Joe' Boehling<4>
    • Jim Bridger     (Frontiersman, explorer)
    • John Mitchell Brooks     (Civil rights activist)
      • Civil rights activist. He was born in Braddock (PA) on September 1, 1917 (a Saturday) and died in Richmond (VA) on August 8, 1980 (a Friday) at the age of 62. He is buried at Riverview Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Richmond is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north of Chesterfield Court House.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Mitchell Brooks<4>
    • James Branch Cabell     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Richmond (VA) on April 14, 1879 (a Monday) and died in Richmond (VA) on May 5, 1958 (a Monday) at the age of 79. He is buried at Hollywood Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Richmond is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north of Chesterfield Court House.
      • Richmond is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north of Chesterfield Court House.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Branch Cabell<4>
    • Edith Elliott Lindeman Calisch     (Journalist, lyricist)
    • Alan Campbell     (Screenwriter, actor)
      • Screenwriter, actor. He was born in Richmond (VA) on February 21, 1904 (a Sunday) and died in West Hollywood (CA) on June 14, 1963 (a Friday) at the age of 59. He is buried at Hebrew Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Richmond is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north of Chesterfield Court House.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Alan Campbell<4>
    • Joseph Cotton     (Actor)
      • Full name: Joseph Cheshire Cotton, Jr.
      • Actor. He was born in Petersburg (VA) on May 15, 1905 (a Monday) and died in Los Angeles (CA) on February 6, 1994 (a Sunday) at the age of 88. He is buried at Blandford Cemetery (Petersburg City, Virginia).
      • Petersburg is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast of Chesterfield Court House.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph Cotton<4>
    • Joseph Cotton     (Actor)
      • Full name: Joseph Cheshire Cotton, Jr.
      • Actor. He was born in Petersburg (VA) on May 15, 1905 (a Monday) and died in Los Angeles (CA) on February 6, 1994 (a Sunday) at the age of 88. He is buried at Blandford Cemetery (Petersburg City, Virginia).
      • Petersburg is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast of Chesterfield Court House.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph Cotton<4>
    • Arthur Dawson     (Artist)
      • Artist. He was born in Crewe (England) on March 9, 1858 (a Tueday) and died in Richmond (VA) on August 22, 1922 (a Tueday) at the age of 64. He is buried at Riverview Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Richmond is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north of Chesterfield Court House.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Arthur Dawson<4>
    • Jimmy Dean     (Singer, actor, TV Host, businessman)
      • Full name: Jimmy Ray Dean
      • Singer, actor, TV Host, businessman. He was born in Olton (TX) on August 10, 1928 (a Friday) and died in Varina (VA) on June 13, 2010 (a Sunday) at the age of 81.
      • Varina is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast of Chesterfield Court House.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jimmy Dean<4>
    • Thomas A. 'Tommy' Eldridge     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Richmond (VA) on October 23, 1940 (a Wednesday) and died in Richmond (VA) on June 19, 2000 (a Monday) at the age of 59. He is buried at Oakwood Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Richmond is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north of Chesterfield Court House.
      • Richmond is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north of Chesterfield Court House.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Thomas A. 'Tommy' Eldridge<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Chesterfield, which is the Seat of Chesterfield County and lies just to the West.
    • Richmond, which is the State Capital of Virginia, lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north northeast (NNE). If you could walk a straight line from Chesterfield Court House to Richmond, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 108 miles [173.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,982 miles [9,627.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,682 miles [10,753.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,561 miles [7,340.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Virginia

About Chesterfield County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Chesterfield County: www.co.chesterfield.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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chesterfield Court House) 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 Chesterfield Court House. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chesterfield Court HouseOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chesterfield Court House. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3771, Longitude: -77.5050       In this case, the coordinates for Chesterfield Court House have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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>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 Chesterfield Court House 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 308.246 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.612 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.474 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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