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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 DeJarnette, we use the following websites to find information relevant to DeJarnette 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 DeJarnette:
    • 37.999316, -77.321194
    • 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 DeJarnette
  • 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 DeJarnette ...

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.

  • Bowling Green [Caroline County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowling Green
    • Bowling Green [Caroline County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of DeJarnette
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,182 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowling Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowling Green
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowling Green<3>
  • Butlers Fork [Caroline County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butlers Fork
    • Butlers Fork [Caroline County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of DeJarnette
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butlers Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butlers Fork
  • Hard Corner [Caroline County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hard Corner
    • Hard Corner [Caroline County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of DeJarnette
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hard Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hard Corner
  • Hickory Fork [Caroline County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Fork
    • Hickory Fork [Caroline County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of DeJarnette
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Fork
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    • Howards Corner [Caroline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Howards Corner
      • Howards Corner [Caroline County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of DeJarnette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Howards Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howards Corner
    • Kidds Fork [Caroline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kidds Fork
      • Kidds Fork [Caroline County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of DeJarnette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kidds Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kidds Fork
    • Loving Fork [Caroline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loving Fork
      • Loving Fork [Caroline County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of DeJarnette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loving Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loving Fork
    • Oak Corner [Caroline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Corner
      • Oak Corner [Caroline County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of DeJarnette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Corner
    • Poorhouse Corner [Caroline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poorhouse Corner
      • Poorhouse Corner [Caroline County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of DeJarnette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poorhouse Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poorhouse Corner
    • Poplar [Caroline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplar
      • Poplar [Caroline County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of DeJarnette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poplar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplar
    • Range Corner [Caroline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Range Corner
      • Range Corner [Caroline County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of DeJarnette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Range Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Range Corner
    • Raymonds Fork [Caroline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raymonds Fork
      • Raymonds Fork [Caroline County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of DeJarnette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymonds Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymonds Fork
    • Reedy Mill [Caroline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reedy Mill
      • Reedy Mill [Caroline County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of DeJarnette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedy Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedy Mill

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 DeJarnette. 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast of DeJarnette.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Wilkes Booth<4>
    • 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 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast of DeJarnette.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Madison<4>
    • 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 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northeast of DeJarnette.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Monroe<4>
    • 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 northeast of DeJarnette.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Washington<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Bowling Green, which is the Seat of Caroline County and lies just to the North Northwest.
    • Richmond, which is the State Capital of Virginia, lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the south southwest (SSW). If you could walk a straight line from DeJarnette to Richmond, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two 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 63 miles [101.4 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 about three full days and walking would take most of three days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,948 miles [9,572.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,649 miles [10,700.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,528 miles [7,287.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Virginia

About Caroline County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Caroline County: www.co.caroline.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 drawn from Point A (ie- DeJarnette) 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 DeJarnette. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DeJarnetteOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in DeJarnette. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9993, Longitude: -77.3212    
<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 DeJarnette 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 308.108 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.55 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.172 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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