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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Windsor Estates 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 Windsor 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 Windsor Estates to:

  • Parkersburg [Map], which is the Seat of Wood County, lies just to the North Northwest.
  • Charleston [Map], which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 57 miles [91.7 km] to the South (S). If you could walk a straight line from Windsor Estates to Charleston, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take over two days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 241 miles [387.9 km] to the East (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 10 days and walking would take 14 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,071 miles [9,770.3 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 6,788 miles [10,924.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,663 miles [7,504.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Windsor Estates ...

We have found 7 communities that share the name Windsor Estates.

While the name Windsor Estates is unique within West Virginia, we know of another 7 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of West Virginia


Coweta County

Our profile page for Windsor Estates, Coweta County   [Map]
Distance: About 437 miles [703.3 km] to the South Southwest

Fayette County

Our profile page for Windsor Estates, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 430 miles [692 km] to the South Southwest


Frederick County

Our profile page for Windsor Estates, Frederick County   [Map]
Distance: About 216 miles [347.6 km] to the East

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Richland County

Our profile page for Windsor Estates, Richland County   [Map]
Distance: About 353 miles [568.1 km] to the South

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Galveston County

Our profile page for Windsor Estates, Galveston County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,027 miles [1,652.8 km] to the Southwest

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Fairfax County

Our profile page for Windsor Estates, Fairfax County   [Map]
Distance: About 235 miles [378.2 km] to the East

Roanoke County

Our profile page for Windsor Estates, Roanoke County   [Map]
Distance: About 156 miles [251.1 km] to the South Southeast

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Windsor 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.

Cedar Grove   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North of Windsor Estates   [Map]
Cool Springs   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Creels   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Fountain Spring   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Leachtown   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lucky (Historic)   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Mineral Wells   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Pettyville   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Pleasant Hill   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Pleasant View   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Slate   -   4 miles [6.4 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 Windsor 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.

August 'Gus' Wagner
  Tatto artist, wood carver, painter. He was born in Marietta (Ohio) on Sunday June 16, 1872 and died on Tueday June 10, 1941 at an age of 69. He was buried at Homestead Cemetery (Chase County, Kansas) [Map].

Marietta [Map] is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the north of Windsor Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: August 'Gus' Wagner<7>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Windsor Estates. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Windsor Estates) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Windsor Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1787, Longitude: -81.5179     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Windsor 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 Windsor 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 310.572 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.534 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.543 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:

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