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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 Stonegate, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Stonegate 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 Stonegate:
    • 37.240406, -80.426162
    • 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 Stonegate
  • 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

Communities Also Named Stonegate ...

We have found thirteen communities that share the name Stonegate.

There is one other community in Virginia which is also named Stonegate.

Beyond Virginia, we know of another twelve communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Located In Virginia ...
    • Salem City
      • This Stonegate is located in Salem City and lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Stonegate that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonegate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Salem City community of Stonegate.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Lee County
      • This Stonegate is located in Lee County and lies 431 miles [693.6 km]<1> to the southwest of the Stonegate that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonegate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lee County community of Stonegate.
    • California
      • San Mateo County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of Stonegate [San Mateo County].
    • Colorado
      • Douglas County
      • This Stonegate is located in Douglas County and lies 1,324 miles [2,130.8 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Stonegate that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonegate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Douglas County community of Stonegate.
    • Florida
      • Hillsborough County
      • This Stonegate is located in Hillsborough County and lies 644 miles [1,036.4 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Stonegate that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonegate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsborough County community of Stonegate.
    • Illinois
      • Cook County
      • This Stonegate is located in Cook County and lies 518 miles [833.6 km]<1> to the northwest of the Stonegate that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonegate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cook County community of Stonegate.
      • Will County
      • This Stonegate is located in Will County and lies 508 miles [817.5 km] to the northwest of the Stonegate that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonegate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Will County community of Stonegate.
    • Indiana
      • Boone County
      • This Stonegate is located in Boone County and lies 369 miles [593.8 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Stonegate that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonegate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Boone County community of Stonegate.
    • Maryland
      • Montgomery County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Maryland community of Stonegate [Montgomery County].
    • Mississippi
      • Madison County
      • This Stonegate is located in Madison County and lies 639 miles [1,028.4 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Stonegate that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonegate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Stonegate.
      • Oktibbeha County
      • This Stonegate is located in Oktibbeha County and lies 539 miles [867.4 km] to the west southwest of the Stonegate that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonegate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Oktibbeha County community of Stonegate.
    • New York
      • Saratoga County
      • This Stonegate is located in Saratoga County and lies 542 miles [872.3 km]<1> to the northeast of the Stonegate that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonegate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saratoga County community of Stonegate.
    • Tennessee
      • Sullivan County
      • This Stonegate is located in Sullivan County and lies 103 miles [165.8 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Stonegate that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonegate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sullivan County community of Stonegate.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Stonegate ...

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.

  • Cedar Orchard [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Orchard have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Orchard
    • Cedar Orchard [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Stonegate
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Orchard
  • Clover Valley [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clover Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clover Valley
    • Clover Valley [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Stonegate
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clover Valley
  • Evergreen [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evergreen have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen
    • Evergreen [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Stonegate
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen
  • Hunters Ridge [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunters Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunters Ridge
    • Hunters Ridge [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Stonegate
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunters Ridge
  • Continue List   (14 more) ...
    • Knob Hill [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knob Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knob Hill
      • Knob Hill [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Stonegate
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knob Hill
    • Meadow Brook [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Brook
      • Meadow Brook [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Stonegate
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Brook
    • Mission Hills [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mission Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mission Hills
      • Mission Hills [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Stonegate
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mission Hills
    • Mountain View [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain View have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain View
      • Mountain View [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Stonegate
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
    • Murphy [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murphy have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murphy
      • Murphy [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Stonegate
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murphy
    • Orchard View [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orchard View have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orchard View
      • Orchard View [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Stonegate
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orchard View
    • Patrick Henry Place [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patrick Henry Place have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patrick Henry Place
      • Patrick Henry Place [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Stonegate
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patrick Henry Place
    • Pheasant Run [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pheasant Run have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pheasant Run
      • Pheasant Run [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Stonegate
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pheasant Run
    • Pilgrims Pointe [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pilgrims Pointe have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pilgrims Pointe
      • Pilgrims Pointe [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Stonegate
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pilgrims Pointe
    • Silver Leaf [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Leaf have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Leaf
      • Silver Leaf [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Stonegate
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Leaf
    • Sundance Ridge [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sundance Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sundance Ridge
      • Sundance Ridge [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Stonegate
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sundance Ridge
    • Sundance Village [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sundance Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sundance Village
      • Sundance Village [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Stonegate
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sundance Village
    • University Place [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for University Place have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for University Place
      • University Place [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Stonegate
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on University Place
    • University Terrace [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for University Terrace have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for University Terrace
      • University Terrace [Montgomery County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Stonegate
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on University Terrace

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 Stonegate. 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 ...
    • Walter Joseph Biggs, Jr.     (Artist)
      • Artist. He was born in Elliston (Virginia) on Friday June 4, 1886 and died in Roanoke (Virginia) on Sunday February 11, 1968 at the age of 81. He is buried at Sherwood Burial Park (Salem City, Virginia).
      • Elliston is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east of Stonegate.
      • Roanoke is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the east of Stonegate.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Walter Joseph Biggs, Jr.<4>
    • Henry King     (Director)
      • Director. He was born in Christiansburg (Virginia) on Sunday January 24, 1886 and died in Toluca Lake (California) on Tueday June 29, 1982 at the age of 96. He is buried at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park (Hillsborough County, Florida).
      • Christiansburg is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south of Stonegate.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Henry King<4>
    • Erwin Coolidge 'Bob' Porterfield     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Newport (Virginia) on Friday August 10, 1923 and died in Charlotte (North Carolina) on Monday April 28, 1980 at the age of 56. He is buried at Sharon Memorial Park (Mecklenburg County, North Carolina).
      • Newport is located 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest of Stonegate.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Erwin Coolidge 'Bob' Porterfield<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Christiansburg, which is the Seat of Montgomery County and lies just to the South.
    • Richmond, which is the State Capital of Virginia, lies 165 miles [265.5 km]<1> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Stonegate to Richmond, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 10 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 216 miles [347.6 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 9 days and walking would take 13 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,113 miles [9,837.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,819 miles [10,974.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,696 miles [7,557.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Montgomery County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Montgomery County: www.montva.com/

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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Stonegate) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stonegate. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2404, Longitude: -80.4262       In this case, the coordinates for Stonegate have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Stonegate could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<3>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.
<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 Stonegate 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 309.959 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.548 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.712 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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