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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 North Run Estates, we use the following websites to find information relevant to North Run Estates 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 North Run Estates:
    • 37.648478, -77.474706
    • 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 North Run Estates
  • 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 North Run Estates ...

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.

  • French Hay (2 miles [3.2 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for French Hay
    • French Hay lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of North Run Estates and is located in Hanover County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for French Hay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on French Hay
  • Glen Allen (2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest)
  • Greenwood (less than 2 miles to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
    • Greenwood lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of North Run Estates and is located in Henrico County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
  • Kings Charter (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Charter
    • Kings Charter lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of North Run Estates and is located in Hanover County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kings Charter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Charter
  • Kingswood Court (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingswood Court
    • Kingswood Court lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of North Run Estates and is located in Hanover County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingswood Court have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingswood Court
  • Laurel Park (less than 2 miles to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel Park
    • Laurel Park lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of North Run Estates and is located in Henrico County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel Park
  • Longdale (less than 2 miles to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longdale
    • Longdale lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of North Run Estates and is located in Henrico County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longdale
  • Poindexters (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poindexters
    • Poindexters lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of North Run Estates and is located in Hanover County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poindexters have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poindexters
  • Quail Walk (2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quail Walk
    • Quail Walk lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of North Run Estates and is located in Henrico County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quail Walk
  • Randolph Ridge (less than 2 miles to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Randolph Ridge
    • Randolph Ridge lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of North Run Estates and is located in Henrico County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Randolph Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Randolph Ridge
  • Sweet Briar Park (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweet Briar Park
    • Sweet Briar Park lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of North Run Estates and is located in Henrico County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweet Briar Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweet Briar Park
  • Yellow Tavern (less than 2 miles to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yellow Tavern
    • Yellow Tavern lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of North Run Estates and is located in Henrico County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yellow Tavern have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yellow Tavern

How Far From North Run Estates 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 North Run Estates to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

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    • Richmond, which is the State Capital of Virginia, lies just to the south southeast (SSE).
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 89 miles [143.2 km]<1> to the north northeast (NNE). If you could drive a straight line from North Run Estates to White House, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,969 miles [9,606.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,670 miles [10,734.3 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,548 miles [7,319.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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About Virginia

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

The official website for Henrico County: www.co.henrico.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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- North Run Estates) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Run Estates. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6485, Longitude: -77.4747       In this case, the coordinates for North Run Estates 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>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 North Run Estates 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 308.216 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.619 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.364 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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