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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 Hager, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Hager and the surrounding area.

  • 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 Hager:
    • 38.214537, -82.086803
    • 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 Hager
  • 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 Hager ...

We have found three communities that share the name Hager.

Within West Virginia, the name Hager is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Kentucky
      • Magoffin County
      • This Hager is located in Magoffin County and lies 68 miles [109.4 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Hager that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hager
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Magoffin County community of Hager.
    • Oregon
      • Klamath County
      • This Hager is located in Klamath County and lies 2,088 miles [3,360.3 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Hager that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hager
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Klamath County community of Hager.
    • Wisconsin
      • Pierce 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 Wisconsin community of Hager [Pierce County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hager ...

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.

  • Allen [Lincoln County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allen
    • Allen [Lincoln County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Hager
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allen have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Bradyville [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bradyville
    • Bradyville [Lincoln County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Hager
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bradyville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradyville
  • Branchland [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Branchland
    • Branchland [Lincoln County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Hager
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Branchland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branchland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Branchland<4>
  • Jenks [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jenks
    • Jenks [Lincoln County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Hager
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jenks have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jenks
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kinder [Lincoln County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kinder
      • Kinder [Lincoln County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Hager
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinder have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Pleasant View [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant View
      • Pleasant View [Lincoln County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Hager
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant View have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant View
    • Price [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Price
      • Price [Lincoln County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Hager
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Price have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Price
    • Rockville [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockville
      • Rockville [Lincoln County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Hager
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
    • Spears [Lincoln County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spears
      • Spears [Lincoln County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Hager
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spears have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Sweetland [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweetland
      • Sweetland [Lincoln County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Hager
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweetland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweetland

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 Hager. 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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    • Dagmar     (Actress, singer)
      • Actress, singer. She was born in Yawkey (West Virginia) on Tueday November 29, 1921 and died in Ceredo (West Virginia) on Tueday October 9, 2001 at the age of 79. She is buried at Woodmere Memorial Park (Cabell County, West Virginia).
      • Yawkey is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east of Hager.
      • Ceredo is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the northwest of Hager.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dagmar<5>
    • Conchata Galen Ferrell     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Loudendale (West Virginia) on Sunday March 28, 1943 and died in Sherman Oaks (California) on Monday October 12, 2020 at the age of 77. She is buried at Forest Cemetery (Pickaway County, Ohio).
      • Loudendale is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Hager.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Conchata Galen Ferrell<5>
    • Joseph Gilliam     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Charleston (West Virginia) on Friday December 29, 1950 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Monday December 25, 2000 at the age of 50. He is buried at Greenwood Cemetery (Davidson County, Tennessee).
      • Charleston is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the east of Hager.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph Gilliam<5>
    • William Anderson 'Devil Anse' Hatfield     (Folk figure)
    • Allison Hayes     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Charleston (West Virginia) on Thursday March 6, 1930 and died in San Diego (California) on Sunday February 27, 1977 at the age of 46.
      • Charleston is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the east of Hager.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Allison Hayes<5>
    • Pattie Ruffner Jacobs     (Social reformer)
      • Social reformer. She was born in Malden (West Virginia) on Saturday October 2, 1875 and died in Birmingham (Alabama) on Sunday December 22, 1935 at the age of 60. She is buried at Elmwood Cemetery (Jefferson County, Alabama).
      • Malden is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the east of Hager.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Pattie Ruffner Jacobs<5>
    • Chuck Yeager     (Aviation pioneer, Air Force officer)
      • Aviation pioneer, Air Force officer. He was born in Myra (West Virginia) on Tueday February 13, 1923 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Monday December 7, 2020 at the age of 97. We don't have any burial details.
      • Myra is located Less than 2 miles to the west of Hager.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Chuck Yeager<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Hamlin, which is the Seat of Lincoln County and lies just to the North.
    • Charleston, which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could walk a straight line from Hager to Charleston, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 276 miles [444.2 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take four to five hours, a buggy would take 11 days and walking would take 16 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,138 miles [9,878.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,853 miles [11,028.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,728 miles [7,609 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Lincoln County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lincoln County: www.co.lincoln.wv.us/

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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hager) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hager. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2145, Longitude: -82.0868       In this case, the coordinates for Hager 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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Hager 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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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.
<7>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 Hager to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 310.94 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.811 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 307.103 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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