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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 Saint George, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Saint George 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 Saint George:
    • 39.166772, -79.702287
    • 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 Saint George
  • 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 Saint George ...

We have found 23 communities that share the name Saint George.

Within West Virginia, the name Saint George is unique.

Beyond West Virginia, we know of another 23 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 23 communities, twenty are located in the United States and three are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alaska
      • This Saint George lies 4,011 miles [6,455.1 km]<1> to the northwest of the Saint George that is located in Tucker County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint George
    • Delaware
      • Sussex County
      • This Saint George is located in Sussex County and lies 226 miles [363.7 km]<1> to the east of the Saint George that is located in Tucker County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint George
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sussex County community of Saint George.
    • Florida
      • Broward County
      • This Saint George is located in Broward County and lies 900 miles [1,448.4 km]<1> to the south of the Saint George that is located in Tucker County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint George
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Broward County community of Saint George.
      • Pinellas County
      • This Saint George is located in Pinellas County and lies 786 miles [1,264.9 km] to the south southwest of the Saint George that is located in Tucker County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint George
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pinellas County community of Saint George.
    • Georgia
      • Charlton County
      • This Saint George is located in Charlton County and lies 611 miles [983.3 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Saint George that is located in Tucker County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint George
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Charlton County community of Saint George.
    • Illinois
      • Kankakee County
      • This Saint George is located in Kankakee County and lies 448 miles [721 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Saint George that is located in Tucker County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint George
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kankakee County community of Saint George.
    • Indiana
      • Vanderburgh 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 Indiana community of Saint George [Vanderburgh County].
    • Kansas
      • Pottawatomie County
      • This Saint George is located in Pottawatomie County and lies 893 miles [1,437.1 km]<1> to the west of the Saint George that is located in Tucker County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint George
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pottawatomie County community of Saint George.
    • Maine
      • Knox County
      • This Saint George is located in Knox County and lies 636 miles [1,023.5 km]<1> to the northeast of the Saint George that is located in Tucker County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint George
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Knox County community of Saint George.
    • Manitoba
      • We haven't found the location of this community yet.
    • Minnesota
      • Nicollet County
      • This Saint George is located in Nicollet County and lies 842 miles [1,355.1 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Saint George that is located in Tucker County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint George
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Nicollet County community of Saint George.
    • Missouri
      • Saint Louis County
      • This Saint George is located in Saint Louis County and lies 571 miles [918.9 km]<1> to the west of the Saint George that is located in Tucker County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint George
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Louis County community of Saint George.
      • Wright County
      • This Saint George is located in Wright County and lies 700 miles [1,126.5 km] to the west of the Saint George that is located in Tucker County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint George
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wright County community of Saint George.
    • Nevada
      • Lincoln County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Lincoln County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lincoln County community of Saint George.
    • New Brunswick
      • This Saint George lies 776 miles [1,248.9 km]<1> to the northeast of the Saint George that is located in Tucker County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint George
    • New York
      • Richmond County
      • This Saint George is located in Richmond County and lies 314 miles [505.3 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Saint George that is located in Tucker County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint George
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Richmond County community of Saint George.
    • North Dakota
      • LaMoure 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 North Dakota community of Saint George [LaMoure County].
    • Ontario
      • This Saint George lies 283 miles [455.4 km]<1> to the north of the Saint George that is located in Tucker County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint George
    • Pennsylvania
      • Venango County
      • This Saint George is located in Venango County and lies 144 miles [231.7 km]<1> to the north of the Saint George that is located in Tucker County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint George
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Venango County community of Saint George.
    • South Carolina
      • Dorchester County
      • This Saint George is located in Dorchester County and lies 415 miles [667.9 km]<1> to the south of the Saint George that is located in Tucker County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint George
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dorchester County community of Saint George.
    • Utah
      • Washington County
      • This Saint George is located in Washington County and lies 1,834 miles [2,951.5 km]<1> to the west of the Saint George that is located in Tucker County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint George
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Saint George.
    • Virginia
      • Greene County
      • This Saint George is located in Greene County and lies 87 miles [140 km]<1> to the southeast of the Saint George that is located in Tucker County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint George
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greene County community of Saint George.
    • Wisconsin
      • Sheboygan 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 Saint George [Sheboygan County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Saint George ...

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.

  • Clover Run [Tucker County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clover Run
    • Clover Run [Tucker County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Saint George
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clover Run have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Holly Meadows [Tucker County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Meadows
    • Holly Meadows [Tucker County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Saint George
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Meadows
  • Lead Mine [Tucker County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lead Mine
    • Lead Mine [Tucker County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Saint George
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lead Mine have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lead Mine
  • Lime Rock [Tucker County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lime Rock
    • Lime Rock [Tucker County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Saint George
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lime Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Location [Tucker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Location
      • Location [Tucker County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Saint George
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Location have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Location
    • Parsons [Tucker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parsons
      • Parsons [Tucker County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Saint George
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,395 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parsons
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parsons<5>
    • Pleasant Run [Tucker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Run
      • Pleasant Run [Tucker County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Saint George
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Run have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Run
    • Pleasant Vale [Tucker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Vale
      • Pleasant Vale [Tucker County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Saint George
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Vale have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Vale
    • Pleasure Valley [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasure Valley
      • Pleasure Valley [Barbour County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Saint George
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasure Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasure Valley
    • Texas [Tucker County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Texas
      • Texas [Tucker County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Saint George
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Texas have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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 Saint George. 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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    • Marshall 'Biggie' Goldberg     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Elkins (West Virginia) on Wednesday October 24, 1917 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Monday April 3, 2006 at the age of 88. He is buried at Ridge Lawn Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Elkins is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Saint George.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marshall 'Biggie' Goldberg<6>
    • Andrew Wasil Seminick     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Pierce (West Virginia) on Sunday September 12, 1920 and died in Melbourne (Florida) on Sunday February 22, 2004 at the age of 83.
      • Pierce is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east of Saint George.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andrew Wasil Seminick<6>
    • Frankie R. Yankovic     (Musician, bandleader)
      • Musician, bandleader. He was born in Davis (West Virginia) on Wednesday July 28, 1915 and died in New Port Richey (Florida) on Wednesday October 14, 1998 at the age of 83. He is buried at Calvary Cemetery (Cuyahoga County, Ohio).
      • Davis is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the east of Saint George.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frankie R. Yankovic<6>

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

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

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    • Parsons, which is the Seat of Tucker County and lies just to the South Southeast.
    • Charleston, which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 118 miles [189.9 km]<1> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Saint George to Charleston, with an average speed<7>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 7 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 144 miles [231.7 km] to the east (E). Driving would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 9 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,997 miles [9,651.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,710 miles [10,798.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,585 miles [7,378.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Saint George. 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Saint George) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint George. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1668, Longitude: -79.7023       In this case, the coordinates for Saint George 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 Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird 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 Saint George 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 Saint George, 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 Saint George 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 309.467 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.274 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.753 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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