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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 Hartwood Village, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Hartwood 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 Hartwood Village:
    • 38.443400, -77.572000
    • 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 Hartwood 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hartwood 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.

  • Brandy Hills [Stafford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brandy Hills
    • Brandy Hills [Stafford County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Hartwood Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brandy Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brandy Hills
  • Cool River [Stafford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cool River
    • Cool River [Stafford County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Hartwood Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cool River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cool River
  • Deep Run [Stafford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deep Run
    • Deep Run [Stafford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Hartwood Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deep Run have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deep Run
  • Diamond Park [Stafford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diamond Park
    • Diamond Park [Stafford County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Hartwood Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diamond Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diamond Park
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    • Eagles Nest [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagles Nest
      • Eagles Nest [Stafford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Hartwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagles Nest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagles Nest
    • Hunters Pond [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunters Pond
      • Hunters Pond [Stafford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Hartwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunters Pond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunters Pond
    • Ivyglen [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ivyglen
      • Ivyglen [Stafford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Hartwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ivyglen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ivyglen
    • Kings Grant [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Grant
      • Kings Grant [Stafford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Hartwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kings Grant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Grant
    • Long Branch [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Branch
      • Long Branch [Stafford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Hartwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Branch
    • Queens Guard [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Queens Guard
      • Queens Guard [Stafford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Hartwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Queens Guard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Queens Guard
    • Rosedale [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosedale
      • Rosedale [Stafford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Hartwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosedale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosedale
    • Roseville [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roseville
      • Roseville [Stafford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Hartwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roseville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roseville
    • Roseville Heights [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roseville Heights
      • Roseville Heights [Stafford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Hartwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roseville Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roseville Heights
    • Seven Lakes [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seven Lakes
      • Seven Lakes [Stafford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Hartwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seven Lakes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seven Lakes
    • Skidmore Corner [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skidmore Corner
      • Skidmore Corner [Stafford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Hartwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skidmore Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skidmore Corner
    • Skyline Hills [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skyline Hills
      • Skyline Hills [Stafford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Hartwood Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skyline Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skyline 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 Hartwood 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 ...
    • Ellen Arthur     (Wife President of Chester A. Arthur (1881 - 1885) - she died a year before he began his Presidency)
      • Wife President of Chester A. Arthur (1881 - 1885) - she died a year before he began his Presidency. She was born in Culpeper (VA) on August 30, 1837 (a Wednesday) and died on January 12, 1880 (a Monday) at the age of 42. She is buried at Albany Rural Cemetery (Albany County, New York).
      • Culpeper is located 23 miles [37 km] to the west of Hartwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ellen Arthur<3>
    • 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 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southeast of Hartwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Wilkes Booth<3>
    • Walter Scott 'Steve' Brodie     (Professional baseball)
      • Professional baseball. He was born in Warrenton (VA) on September 11, 1868 (a Friday) and died in Baltimore (MD) on October 30, 1935 (a Wednesday) at the age of 67.
      • Warrenton is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northwest of Hartwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Walter Scott 'Steve' Brodie<3>
    • 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 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southeast of Hartwood Village.
      • Montpelier Station is located 36 miles [57.9 km] to the southwest of Hartwood Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Madison<3>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Stafford, which is the Seat of Stafford County and lies just to the East.
    • Richmond, which is the State Capital of Virginia, lies 62 miles [99.8 km]<1> to the south (S). If you could walk a straight line from Hartwood Village to Richmond, with an average speed<4> 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 about three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 42 miles [67.6 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take just about two full days and walking would take about three full days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,939 miles [9,557.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,644 miles [10,692.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,521 miles [7,275.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Virginia

About Stafford County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hartwood 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>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Hartwood 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 Hartwood Village. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hartwood VillageOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hartwood Village. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4434, Longitude: -77.5720       In this case, the coordinates for Hartwood 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>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.
<4>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.
<5>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 Hartwood Village to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 308.231 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.758 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.11 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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