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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Pleasant Valley Estates.

This page contains four sections:

How Far From Pleasant Valley Estates 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 Pleasant Valley Estates to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Pleasant Valley Estates to:

  • Winfield [Map], which is the Seat of Putnam County, lies just to the Southeast.
  • Charleston [Map], which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could walk a straight line from Pleasant Valley Estates to Charleston, with an average speed<2> 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 [Map]) is 266 miles [428.1 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<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,116 miles [9,842.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 6,832 miles [10,995 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,707 miles [7,575.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Pleasant Valley Estates ...

We have found 4 communities that share the name Pleasant Valley Estates.

While the name Pleasant Valley Estates is unique within West Virginia, we know of another 4 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of West Virginia

Arkansas

Pulaski County

Our profile page for Pleasant Valley Estates, Pulaski County   [Map]
Distance: About 635 miles [1,021.9 km] to the West Southwest

Ohio

Gallia County

Our profile page for Pleasant Valley Estates, Gallia County   [Map]
Distance: About 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest

Pennsylvania

Monroe County

Our profile page for Pleasant Valley Estates, Monroe County   [Map]
Distance: About 379 miles [609.9 km] to the East Northeast

Utah

Weber County

Our profile page for Pleasant Valley Estates, Weber County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,589 miles [2,557.2 km] to the West Northwest

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Pleasant Valley Estates ...

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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Buffalo   -   Less than 2 miles to the North of Pleasant Valley Estates   [Map]
Eleanor   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Extra   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Hugo   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Indian Village   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Pliny   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Red House   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Robertsburg   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

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 Pleasant Valley Estates. 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.

Allison Hayes     (Born as Mary Jane Hayes)
  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 an age of 46.

Charleston [Map] is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the southeast of Pleasant Valley Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Allison Hayes<7>

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Pleasant Valley Estates. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pleasant Valley Estates) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Valley Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6109, Longitude: -81.9793     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Valley Estates have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Pleasant Valley Estates to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 310.868 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.787 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.93 degrees.

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<7>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.

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