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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 Robinette, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Robinette 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 Robinette:
    • 37.785107, -81.793728
    • 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 Robinette
  • 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 Robinette ...

We have found two communities that share the name Robinette.

Within West Virginia, the name Robinette is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Oregon
      • Baker County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Oregon community of Robinette [Baker County].
    • Texas
      • Hidalgo County
      • This Robinette is located in Hidalgo County and lies 1,247 miles [2,006.9 km]<2> to the southwest of the Robinette that is located in Logan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robinette
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hidalgo County community of Robinette.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Robinette ...

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.

  • Argyle [Logan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Argyle
    • Argyle [Logan County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest of Robinette
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Argyle have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Argyle
  • Blair [Logan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blair
    • Blair [Logan County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north of Robinette
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blair have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blair
  • Chambers [Logan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chambers
    • Chambers [Logan County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest of Robinette
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chambers have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chambers
  • Claypool [Logan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claypool
    • Claypool [Logan County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south of Robinette
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claypool have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claypool
  • Continue List   (11 more) ...
    • Crown [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crown
      • Crown [Logan County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Robinette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crown
    • Cyclone [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cyclone
      • Cyclone [Wyoming County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Robinette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cyclone have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cyclone
    • Greenville [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
      • Greenville [Logan County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Robinette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Huff Junction [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huff Junction
      • Huff Junction [Logan County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest of Robinette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huff Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huff Junction
    • Kelly [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kelly
      • Kelly [Logan County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north of Robinette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kelly have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kelly
    • Landville [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Landville
      • Landville [Logan County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Robinette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Landville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Landville
    • Mallory [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mallory
      • Mallory [Logan County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Robinette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mallory have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mallory
    • Man [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Man
      • Man [Logan County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest of Robinette
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 619 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Man have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Man
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Man<4>
    • Mineral City [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineral City
      • Mineral City [Logan County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Robinette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineral City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mineral City
    • Pardee [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pardee
      • Pardee [Logan County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east of Robinette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pardee have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pardee
    • Sovereign [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sovereign
      • Sovereign [Logan County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north of Robinette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sovereign have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sovereign

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 Robinette. 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 ...
    • Earl Coleman Francis     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Slab Fork (West Virginia) on Sunday July 14, 1935 and died in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday July 3, 2002 at the age of 67. He is buried at Homewood Cemetery (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania).
      • Slab Fork is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the east of Robinette.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Earl Coleman Francis<5>
    • William Anderson 'Devil Anse' Hatfield     (Folk figure)
      • Folk figure. He was born in Logan (West Virginia) on Monday September 9, 1839 and died in Stirrat (West Virginia) on Friday January 7, 1921 at the age of 81. He is buried at Hatfield Family Cemetery (Logan County, West Virginia).
      • Logan is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west of Robinette.
      • Stirrat is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the west of Robinette.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Anderson 'Devil Anse' Hatfield<5>
    • Alex Hawkins     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Welch (West Virginia) on Friday July 2, 1937 and died in Columbia (South Carolina) on Tueday September 12, 2017 at the age of 80. We don't have any burial details.
      • Welch is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the southeast of Robinette.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Alex Hawkins<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Logan, which is the Seat of Logan County and lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the west northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Robinette to Logan, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
    • Charleston, which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 39 miles [62.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take just about two full days and walking would take over two days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 268 miles [431.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving 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 6,145 miles [9,889.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,857 miles [11,035.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,733 miles [7,617 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Robinette. 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>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 Robinette, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>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- Robinette) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Robinette. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7851, Longitude: -81.7937       In this case, the coordinates for Robinette have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 Robinette 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 310.768 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.552 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 307.112 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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