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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 Country Village, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Country 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 Country Village:
    • 37.313889, -76.542222
    • 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 Country 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 Country Village ...

We have found seven communities that share the name Country Village.

Within Virginia, the name Country Village is unique.

Beyond Virginia, we know of another seven communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Limestone County
      • This Country Village is located in Limestone County and lies 604 miles [972 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Country Village that is located in Gloucester County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Country Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Limestone County community of Country Village.
      • Madison County
      • This Country Village is located in Madison County and lies 583 miles [938.2 km] to the west southwest of the Country Village that is located in Gloucester County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Country Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Country Village.
    • Delaware
      • Sussex County
      • This Country Village is located in Sussex County and lies 122 miles [196.3 km]<1> to the northeast of the Country Village that is located in Gloucester County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Country Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sussex County community of Country Village.
    • Florida
      • Hillsborough County
      • This Country Village is located in Hillsborough County and lies 725 miles [1,166.8 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Country Village that is located in Gloucester County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Country Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsborough County community of Country Village.
    • Georgia
      • Bartow County
      • This Country Village is located in Bartow County and lies 511 miles [822.4 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Country Village that is located in Gloucester County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Country Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bartow County community of Country Village.
    • Maryland
      • Harford County
      • This Country Village is located in Harford County and lies 153 miles [246.2 km]<1> to the north of the Country Village that is located in Gloucester County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Country Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Harford County community of Country Village.
    • Utah
      • Davis County
      • This Country Village is located in Davis County and lies 1,904 miles [3,064.2 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Country Village that is located in Gloucester County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Country Village
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Davis County community of Country Village.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Country 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.

  • Blacksmith Corner [York County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blacksmith Corner
    • Blacksmith Corner [York County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Country Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blacksmith Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blacksmith Corner
  • Carp Circle [York County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carp Circle
    • Carp Circle [York County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Country Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carp Circle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carp Circle
  • Clay Bank [Gloucester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clay Bank
    • Clay Bank [Gloucester County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Country Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clay Bank have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clay Bank
  • Crab [Gloucester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crab
    • Crab [Gloucester County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Country Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crab have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crab
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    • Gum Fork [Gloucester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gum Fork
      • Gum Fork [Gloucester County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Country Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gum Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gum Fork
    • Harbor Hills [Gloucester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harbor Hills
      • Harbor Hills [Gloucester County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Country Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harbor Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harbor Hills
    • Hermitage [Gloucester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hermitage
      • Hermitage [Gloucester County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Country Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hermitage have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hermitage
    • Hermitage Banks [Gloucester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hermitage Banks
      • Hermitage Banks [Gloucester County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Country Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hermitage Banks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hermitage Banks
    • Hickory Hill [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Hill
      • Hickory Hill [York County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Country Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Hill
    • Marshall Heights [Gloucester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marshall Heights
      • Marshall Heights [Gloucester County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Country Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marshall Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marshall Heights
    • Ordinary [Gloucester County]
    • Oyster Cove [Gloucester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oyster Cove
      • Oyster Cove [Gloucester County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Country Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oyster Cove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oyster Cove
    • Porta Bello [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Porta Bello
      • Porta Bello [York County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Country Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Porta Bello have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Porta Bello
    • Quiet Cove [Gloucester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quiet Cove
      • Quiet Cove [Gloucester County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Country Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quiet Cove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quiet Cove
    • Rosewell [Gloucester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosewell
      • Rosewell [Gloucester County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Country Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosewell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosewell
    • Rosewell Harbor [Gloucester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosewell Harbor
      • Rosewell Harbor [Gloucester County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Country Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosewell Harbor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosewell Harbor
    • Victory Hill [Gloucester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Victory Hill
      • Victory Hill [Gloucester County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Country Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Victory Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victory Hill

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 Country 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.

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    • Bill Bailey     (Singer, dancer, actor)
    • Pearl Mae Bailey     (Singer, Actress)
    • Ella Fitzgerald     (Musician)
    • William Henry Harrison     (9th President of the US (March 1841 - April 1841, died in office due to illness))
      • 9th President of the US (March 1841 - April 1841, died in office due to illness). He was born in Charles City (VA) on February 9, 1773 (a Tueday) and died in Washington, DC on April 4, 1841 (a Sunday) at the age of 68.
      • Charles City is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the west of Country Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Henry Harrison<4>
    • 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 34 miles [54.7 km] to the southeast of Country Village.
      • Hampton is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast of Country Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Samuel Hughes, Sr.<4>
    • 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 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast of Country Village.
      • Hampton is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast of Country Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mary Winston Jackson<4>
    • Martha Skelton Jefferson     (Wife of Thomas Jefferson, but died before he became President of the US (1801 - 1809))
      • Wife of Thomas Jefferson, but died before he became President of the US (1801 - 1809). She was born in Charles City (VA) on October 30, 1748 (a Wednesday) and died on September 6, 1782 (a Friday) at the age of 33. She is buried at Monticello Graveyard (Albemarle County, Virginia).
      • Charles City is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the west of Country Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Martha Skelton Jefferson<4>
    • 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 15 miles [24.1 km] to the south of Country Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Katherine Johnson<4>
    • Ron Springs     (Professional football)
    • John Tyler     (10th President of the US (1841 - 1845))
      • 10th President of the US (1841 - 1845). He was born in Charles City (VA) on March 29, 1790 (a Monday) and died in Richmond (VA) on January 18, 1862 (a Saturday) at the age of 71. He is buried at Hollywood Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Charles City is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the west of Country Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Tyler<4>
    • Martha Washington     (Wife and First lady to the Presidency of George Washington (1789 - 1797))
      • Wife and First lady to the Presidency of George Washington (1789 - 1797). She was born in New Kent (VA) on June 13, 1731 (a Wednesday) and died in Mount Vernon (VA) on May 22, 1802 (a Saturday) at the age of 70.
      • New Kent is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northwest of Country Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Martha Washington<4>
    • Dwight White     (Professional football)
      • Full name: Dwight Lynn White
      • Professional football. He was born in Hampton (VA) on July 30, 1949 (a Saturday) and died in Pittsburgh (PA) on June 6, 2008 (a Friday) at the age of 58. The body was cremated.
      • Hampton is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast of Country Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dwight White<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Gloucester, which is the Seat of Gloucester County and lies just to the North.
    • Richmond, which is the State Capital of Virginia, lies 51 miles [82.1 km]<1> to the west northwest (WNW). If you could walk a straight line from Country Village to Richmond, with an average speed<5> 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 most of two days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 112 miles [180.2 km] to the north northwest (NNW). 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 5,943 miles [9,564.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,640 miles [10,686 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 ...

The Communities of Virginia

About Gloucester County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Gloucester County: www.co.gloucester.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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Country 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 Country Village. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Country VillageOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Country Village. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3139, Longitude: -76.5422       In this case, the coordinates for Country Village 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 Country Village 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 307.695 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 302.975 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.113 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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