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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 Stefaniga, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Stefaniga 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 Stefaniga:
    • 38.380100, -77.541600
    • 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 Stefaniga
  • 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 Stefaniga ...

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.

  • Chapel View [Stafford County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chapel View have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chapel View
    • Chapel View [Stafford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east of Stefaniga
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapel View
  • Diamond Park [Stafford County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diamond Park have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diamond Park
    • Diamond Park [Stafford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Stefaniga
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diamond Park
  • England Run [Stafford County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for England Run have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for England Run
    • England Run [Stafford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southeast of Stefaniga
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on England Run
  • English Hills [Stafford County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for English Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for English Hills
    • English Hills [Stafford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south of Stefaniga
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on English Hills
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    • Heartland Ridge [Stafford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heartland Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heartland Ridge
      • Heartland Ridge [Stafford County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the south of Stefaniga
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heartland Ridge
    • Holly Corner [Stafford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Corner
      • Holly Corner [Stafford County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southwest of Stefaniga
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Corner
    • Holly Corners [Stafford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Corners
      • Holly Corners [Stafford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Stefaniga
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Corners
    • Long Branch [Stafford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Branch
      • Long Branch [Stafford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north of Stefaniga
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Branch
    • Mine Ridge [Stafford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mine Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mine Ridge
      • Mine Ridge [Stafford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Stefaniga
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mine Ridge
    • Old Banks [Stafford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Banks have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Banks
      • Old Banks [Stafford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south of Stefaniga
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Banks
    • Peach Lawn [Stafford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peach Lawn have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peach Lawn
      • Peach Lawn [Stafford County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southeast of Stefaniga
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peach Lawn
    • Peacock Station [Stafford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peacock Station have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peacock Station
      • Peacock Station [Stafford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the east of Stefaniga
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peacock Station
    • Scenic Ridge [Stafford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scenic Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scenic Ridge
      • Scenic Ridge [Stafford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south of Stefaniga
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scenic Ridge
    • Summerset Ridge [Stafford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerset Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerset Ridge
      • Summerset Ridge [Stafford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Stefaniga
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerset Ridge
    • Walnut Grove [Stafford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Grove
      • Walnut Grove [Stafford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south of Stefaniga
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Grove

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 Stefaniga. 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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    • 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 (Virginia) on Wednesday August 30, 1837 and died in New York (New York) on Monday January 12, 1880 at the age of 42. She is buried at Albany Rural Cemetery (Albany County, New York).
      • Culpeper is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the west of Stefaniga.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ellen Arthur<3>
    • John Wilkes Booth     (Presidental assassin, actor)
      • Presidental assassin, actor. He was born in Bel Air (Maryland) on Wednesday January 10, 1838 and died in Port Royal (Virginia) on Wednesday April 26, 1865 at the age of 27. He is buried at Green Mount Cemetery (Baltimore City, Maryland).
      • Port Royal is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Stefaniga.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Wilkes Booth<3>
    • Walter Scott 'Steve' Brodie     (Professional baseball)
      • Professional baseball. He was born in Warrenton (Virginia) on Friday September 11, 1868 and died in Baltimore (Maryland) on Wednesday October 30, 1935 at the age of 67.
      • Warrenton is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northwest of Stefaniga.
      • 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 (Virginia) on Tueday March 16, 1751 and died in Montpelier Station (Virginia) on Tueday June 28, 1836 at the age of 85.
      • Port Conway is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Stefaniga.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Madison<3>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Stafford, which is the Seat of Stafford County and lies just to the East Northeast.
    • Richmond, which is the State Capital of Virginia, lies 58 miles [93.3 km]<2> to the south (S). If you could walk a straight line from Stefaniga 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 over two days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 44 miles [70.8 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 most of two 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 5,941 miles [9,561.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,645 miles [10,694.1 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,522 miles [7,277.5 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 Stefaniga. 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>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.
<2>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 from Point A (ie- Stefaniga) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stefaniga. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3801, Longitude: -77.5416       In this case, the coordinates for Stefaniga have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 Stefaniga 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 308.217 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.732 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.121 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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