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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 Stonewall, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Stonewall 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 Stonewall:
    • 38.299573, -78.969473
    • 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 Stonewall
  • 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 Stonewall ...

We have found 27 communities that share the name Stonewall.

There are three communities within Virginia that are also named Stonewall.

Beyond Virginia, we know of another 24 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 24 communities, 26 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Virginia ...
    • Alleghany County
      • This Stonewall is located in Alleghany County and lies 68 miles [109.4 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Stonewall that is located in Augusta County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Alleghany County community of Stonewall.
    • Appomattox County
      • This Stonewall is located in Appomattox County and lies 61 miles [98.2 km]<1> to the south of the Stonewall that is located in Augusta County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Appomattox County community of Stonewall.
    • Rockingham 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 Virginia community of Stonewall [Rockingham County].
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Dallas County
      • This Stonewall is located in Dallas County and lies 601 miles [967.2 km]<1> to the southwest of the Stonewall that is located in Augusta County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dallas County community of Stonewall.
      • Lee County
      • This Stonewall is located in Lee County and lies 531 miles [854.6 km] to the southwest of the Stonewall that is located in Augusta County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lee County community of Stonewall.
    • Arkansas
      • Greene County
      • This Stonewall is located in Greene County and lies 651 miles [1,047.7 km]<1> to the west of the Stonewall that is located in Augusta County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greene County community of Stonewall.
    • California
      • San Diego County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of Stonewall [San Diego County].
    • Colorado
      • Chaffee County
      • This Stonewall is located in Chaffee County and lies 1,475 miles [2,373.8 km]<1> to the west of the Stonewall that is located in Augusta County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chaffee County community of Stonewall.
      • Las Animas County
      • This Stonewall is located in Las Animas County and lies 1,420 miles [2,285.3 km] to the west of the Stonewall that is located in Augusta County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Las Animas County community of Stonewall.
    • Florida
      • Duval 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 Florida community of Stonewall [Duval County].
    • Georgia
      • Cobb County
      • This Stonewall is located in Cobb County and lies 432 miles [695.2 km]<1> to the southwest of the Stonewall that is located in Augusta County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cobb County community of Stonewall.
      • Fulton County
      • This Stonewall is located in Fulton County and lies 449 miles [722.6 km] to the southwest of the Stonewall that is located in Augusta County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fulton County community of Stonewall.
    • Kentucky
      • Bracken County
      • This Stonewall is located in Bracken County and lies 273 miles [439.4 km]<1> to the west of the Stonewall that is located in Augusta County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bracken County community of Stonewall.
      • Scott County
      • This Stonewall is located in Scott County and lies 303 miles [487.6 km] to the west of the Stonewall that is located in Augusta County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Scott County community of Stonewall.
    • Louisiana
      • De Soto Parish
      • This Stonewall is located in De Soto Parish and lies 933 miles [1,501.5 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Stonewall that is located in Augusta County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the De Soto Parish community of Stonewall.
    • Manitoba
      • This Stonewall lies 1,215 miles [1,955.4 km]<1> to the northwest of the Stonewall that is located in Augusta County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
    • Mississippi
      • Clarke County
      • This Stonewall is located in Clarke County and lies 698 miles [1,123.3 km]<1> to the southwest of the Stonewall that is located in Augusta County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clarke County community of Stonewall.
      • DeSoto County
      • This Stonewall is located in DeSoto County and lies 643 miles [1,034.8 km] to the west southwest of the Stonewall that is located in Augusta County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the DeSoto County community of Stonewall.
      • Harrison 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 Mississippi community of Stonewall [Harrison County].
      • Holmes County
      • This Stonewall is located in Holmes County and lies 733 miles [1,179.6 km] to the west southwest of the Stonewall that is located in Augusta County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Holmes County community of Stonewall.
    • Nevada
      • Nye County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Nye County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Nye County community of Stonewall.
    • North Carolina
      • Pamlico County
      • This Stonewall is located in Pamlico County and lies 250 miles [402.3 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Stonewall that is located in Augusta County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pamlico County community of Stonewall.
    • Oklahoma
      • Pontotoc County
      • This Stonewall is located in Pontotoc County and lies 1,005 miles [1,617.4 km]<1> to the west of the Stonewall that is located in Augusta County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pontotoc County community of Stonewall.
    • Tennessee
      • Smith County
      • This Stonewall is located in Smith County and lies 407 miles [655 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Stonewall that is located in Augusta County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Smith County community of Stonewall.
    • Texas
      • Gillespie County
      • This Stonewall is located in Gillespie County and lies 1,250 miles [2,011.7 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Stonewall that is located in Augusta County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gillespie County community of Stonewall.
    • West Virginia
      • Kanawha 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 West Virginia community of Stonewall [Kanawha County].
      • Raleigh County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of Stonewall [Raleigh County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Stonewall ...

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.

  • Centerville [Augusta County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centerville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerville
    • Centerville [Augusta County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Stonewall
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
  • Damtown [Augusta County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Damtown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Damtown
    • Damtown [Augusta County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Stonewall
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Damtown
  • Fort Defiance [Augusta County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Defiance have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Defiance
    • Fort Defiance [Augusta County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Stonewall
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Defiance
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Defiance<5>
  • Knightly [Augusta County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knightly have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knightly
    • Knightly [Augusta County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Stonewall
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knightly
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Montezuma [Rockingham County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montezuma have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montezuma
      • Montezuma [Rockingham County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Stonewall
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montezuma
    • Moscow [Augusta County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moscow have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moscow
      • Moscow [Augusta County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Stonewall
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moscow
    • Quicks Mill [Augusta County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quicks Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quicks Mill
      • Quicks Mill [Augusta County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Stonewall
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quicks Mill
    • Roman [Augusta County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roman have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roman
      • Roman [Augusta County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Stonewall
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roman
    • Spring Creek [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Creek
      • Spring Creek [Rockingham County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Stonewall
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Creek
    • Timber Ridge [Rockingham County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timber Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timber Ridge
      • Timber Ridge [Rockingham County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Stonewall
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timber Ridge

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 Stonewall. 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 ...
    • Meriwether Lewis     (Explorer, 2nd Governor of Louisiana)
      • Explorer, 2nd Governor of Louisiana. He was born in Ivy (Virginia) on Thursday August 18, 1774 and died in Hohenwald (Tennessee) on Wednesday October 11, 1809 at the age of 35. He is buried at Pioneer Cemetery (Lewis County, Tennessee).
      • Ivy is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the southeast of Stonewall.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Meriwether Lewis<6>
    • Woodrow Wilson     (28th President of the US (1913 - 1921))
      • 28th President of the US (1913 - 1921). He was born in Staunton (Virginia) on Sunday December 28, 1856 and died in Washington, DC on Sunday February 3, 1924 at the age of 67.
      • Staunton is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest of Stonewall.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Woodrow Wilson<6>

How Far From Stonewall to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Stonewall to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Richmond, which is the State Capital of Virginia, lies 98 miles [157.7 km]<1> to the east southeast (ESE). If you could drive a straight line from Stonewall to Richmond, with an average speed<7>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 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 112 miles [180.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,005 miles [9,664.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,712 miles [10,801.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,588 miles [7,383.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Virginia

About Augusta County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Augusta County: www.co.augusta.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 '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- Stonewall) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stonewall. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2996, Longitude: -78.9695       In this case, the coordinates for Stonewall 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 Stonewall 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>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Stonewall, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>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.
<8>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 Stonewall to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 309.064 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.684 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.747 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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