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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 Sidneyville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Sidneyville 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 Sidneyville:
    • 38.858139, -81.732630
    • 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 Sidneyville
  • 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 Sidneyville ...

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.

  • Cottageville [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottageville
    • Cottageville [Jackson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Sidneyville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cottageville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottageville
  • Danstown [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danstown
    • Danstown [Jackson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Sidneyville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danstown
  • Evans [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evans
    • Evans [Jackson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Sidneyville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evans
  • Evergreen Hills [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen Hills
    • Evergreen Hills [Jackson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Sidneyville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evergreen Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen Hills
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    • Flatwoods [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flatwoods
      • Flatwoods [Jackson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Sidneyville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flatwoods
    • Hemlock [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hemlock
      • Hemlock [Jackson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Sidneyville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hemlock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hemlock
    • Huntsville [Jackson County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntsville
      • Huntsville [Jackson County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Sidneyville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Independence [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Independence
      • Independence [Jackson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Sidneyville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Independence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
    • Jones Crossing [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones Crossing
      • Jones Crossing [Jackson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Sidneyville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jones Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Crossing
    • Mentor [Jackson County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mentor
      • Mentor [Jackson County] was located 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Sidneyville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mentor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Murray [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murray
      • Murray [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Sidneyville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murray have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murray
    • New Era [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Era
      • New Era [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Sidneyville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Era have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Era
    • Parchment Valley [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parchment Valley
      • Parchment Valley [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Sidneyville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parchment Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parchment Valley
    • Pleasant Hill [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Hill
      • Pleasant Hill [Jackson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Sidneyville
      • 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
    • Pleasant View [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant View
      • Pleasant View [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Sidneyville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant View
    • Providence [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
      • Providence [Jackson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Sidneyville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
    • Ravenswood Ferry [Meigs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ravenswood Ferry
      • Ravenswood Ferry [Meigs County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Sidneyville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ravenswood Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenswood Ferry
    • Salt Hill [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salt Hill
      • Salt Hill [Jackson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Sidneyville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salt Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salt Hill
    • Sandyville [Jackson County]

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 Sidneyville. 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 ...
    • Walter Lee 'Piggy' Barnes     (Professional football, actor)
    • Mel Clark     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Letart (West Virginia) on Wednesday July 7, 1926 and died in West Columbia (West Virginia) on Thursday May 1, 2014 at the age of 87. He is buried at Sunrise Memorial Gardens (Mason County, West Virginia).
      • Letart is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west of Sidneyville.
      • West Columbia is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest of Sidneyville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mel Clark<4>
    • David Arthur 'Dave' Roberts     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Gallipolis (Ohio) on Monday September 11, 1944 and died in Short Gap (West Virginia) on Friday January 9, 2009 at the age of 64. He is buried at Frostburg Memorial Park (Allegany County, Maryland).
      • Gallipolis is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the west of Sidneyville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: David Arthur 'Dave' Roberts<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Ripley, which is the Seat of Jackson County and lies just to the South Southeast.
    • Charleston, which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the south (S). If you could walk a straight line from Sidneyville to Charleston, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just about two full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 252 miles [405.6 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 10 days and walking would take 15 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,094 miles [9,807.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,811 miles [10,961.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,686 miles [7,541.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Jackson County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sidneyville. 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 from Point A (ie- Sidneyville) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sidneyville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8581, Longitude: -81.7326       In this case, the coordinates for Sidneyville 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 Sidneyville 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 310.712 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.646 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.743 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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