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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 Annamoriah, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Annamoriah 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 Annamoriah:
    • 38.940639, -81.227061
    • 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 Annamoriah
  • 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 Annamoriah ...

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.

  • Adam [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adam
    • Adam [Calhoun County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Annamoriah
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adam have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adam
  • Beaverdam [Wirt County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaverdam
    • Beaverdam [Wirt County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Annamoriah
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaverdam have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaverdam
  • Big Springs [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Springs
    • Big Springs [Calhoun County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Annamoriah
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Springs
  • Brohard [Ritchie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brohard
    • Brohard [Ritchie County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Annamoriah
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brohard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brohard
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    • Burning Springs [Wirt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burning Springs
      • Burning Springs [Wirt County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Annamoriah
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burning Springs
    • Cherry [Wirt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherry
      • Cherry [Wirt County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Annamoriah
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherry
    • Dutchman [Ritchie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dutchman
      • Dutchman [Ritchie County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Annamoriah
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dutchman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dutchman
    • Enterprise [Wirt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enterprise
      • Enterprise [Wirt County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Annamoriah
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enterprise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enterprise
    • Evelyn [Wirt County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evelyn
      • Evelyn [Wirt County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Annamoriah
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evelyn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Freed [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freed
      • Freed [Calhoun County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Annamoriah
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freed have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freed
    • Grace [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grace
      • Grace [Roane County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Annamoriah
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grace
    • Grantsville [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grantsville
      • Grantsville [Calhoun County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Annamoriah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 497 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsville<3>
    • Ivan [Wirt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ivan
      • Ivan [Wirt County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Annamoriah
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ivan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ivan
    • Joker [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joker
      • Joker [Calhoun County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Annamoriah
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joker
    • Pleasant Hill [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Hill
      • Pleasant Hill [Calhoun County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Annamoriah
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Hill
    • Purdy [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Purdy
      • Purdy [Calhoun County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Annamoriah
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Purdy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Purdy
    • Two Run [Wirt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Two Run
      • Two Run [Wirt County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Annamoriah
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Two Run have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Two Run

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 Annamoriah. 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.

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Grantsville, which is the Seat of Calhoun County and lies just to the East.
    • Charleston, which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 46 miles [74 km]<1> to the south southwest (SSW). If you could walk a straight line from Annamoriah to Charleston, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take about three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of two days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 225 miles [362.1 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, 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 6,070 miles [9,768.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,785 miles [10,919.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,661 miles [7,501.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a West Virginia Community

About Calhoun County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.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 drawn from Point A (ie- Annamoriah) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Annamoriah. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9406, Longitude: -81.2271       In this case, the coordinates for Annamoriah 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>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 Annamoriah 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 310.401 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.303 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.494 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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