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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 Nancy Wrights Corner, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Nancy Wrights Corner 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 Nancy Wrights Corner:
    • 38.090412, -77.512484
    • 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 Nancy Wrights Corner
  • 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 Nancy Wrights Corner ...

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.

  • Carters Store (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carters Store
    • Carters Store lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Nancy Wrights Corner and is located in Spotsylvania County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carters Store have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carters Store
  • Chilesburg (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chilesburg
    • Chilesburg lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Nancy Wrights Corner and is located in Caroline County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chilesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chilesburg
  • Guinea (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guinea
    • Guinea lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Nancy Wrights Corner and is located in Caroline County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guinea have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guinea
  • Hams Ford (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hams Ford
    • Hams Ford lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Nancy Wrights Corner and is located in Spotsylvania County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hams Ford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hams Ford
  • Ladysmith (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ladysmith
    • Ladysmith lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Nancy Wrights Corner and is located in Caroline County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ladysmith have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ladysmith
  • Locks Corner (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Locks Corner
    • Locks Corner lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Nancy Wrights Corner and is located in Caroline County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Locks Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Locks Corner
  • Loving Fork (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loving Fork
    • Loving Fork lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Nancy Wrights Corner and is located in Caroline County
    • 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
  • Mount Pleasant (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
    • Mount Pleasant lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Nancy Wrights Corner and is located in Spotsylvania County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
  • Old Trap (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Trap
    • Old Trap lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Nancy Wrights Corner and is located in Spotsylvania County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Trap have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Trap
  • Poplar (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplar
    • Poplar lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Nancy Wrights Corner and is located in Caroline County
    • 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
  • Young Corner (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Young Corner
    • Young Corner lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Nancy Wrights Corner and is located in Caroline County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Young Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Young Corner

How Far From Nancy Wrights Corner 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 Nancy Wrights Corner to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

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    • Bowling Green, which is the Seat of Caroline County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Nancy Wrights Corner to Bowling Green, with an average speed<3> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Richmond, which is the State Capital of Virginia, lies 38 miles [61.2 km] to the south (S). 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 over two days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 61 miles [98.2 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving 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<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,952 miles [9,578.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<5>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,655 miles [10,710.2 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<6>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,532 miles [7,293.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Nancy Wrights Corner. 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 '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- Nancy Wrights Corner) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nancy Wrights Corner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0904, Longitude: -77.5125       In this case, the coordinates for Nancy Wrights Corner 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 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.
<4>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 Nancy Wrights Corner to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 308.215 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.686 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.217 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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