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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

How Far From Springdale 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 Springdale 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 Springdale Estates to:

  • Winfield [Map], which is the Seat of Putnam County, lies just to the Northeast.
  • Charleston [Map], which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). If you could walk a straight line from Springdale Estates to Charleston, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 268 miles [431.3 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 6,123 miles [9,854 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 6,838 miles [11,004.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,714 miles [7,586.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Springdale Estates ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Springdale Estates.

While the name Springdale Estates is unique within West Virginia, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of West Virginia

Georgia

Gwinnett County

Our profile page for Springdale Estates, Gwinnett County   [Map]
Distance: About 336 miles [540.7 km] to the South Southwest

South Carolina

Spartanburg County

Our profile page for Springdale Estates, Spartanburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 232 miles [373.4 km] to the South

Curious and Interesting Names Near Springdale 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.

Amandaville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast of Springdale Estates   [Map]
Black Betsey   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Cheyenne Valley   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Eleanor   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hickory Hill   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Hometown   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hurricane   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hurricane Bridge (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Lake Washington   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Nitro   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Plymouth   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Red House   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Rolling Meadows   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Scary   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Strawberry Heights   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Virginia Heights   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [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 Springdale 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 20 miles [32.2 km] to the east of Springdale Estates

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Springdale 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' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Springdale Estates. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Springdale Estates) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Springdale Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4509, Longitude: -81.9851     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Springdale 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 Springdale 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 310.874 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.771 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.984 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Springdale Estates.



 
 
 

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