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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy).

When in Bear Creek, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Bear Creek 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 Bear Creek:
    • 60.164167, -149.395000
    • 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 Bear Creek
  • 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 Bear Creek ...

We have found 38 communities that share the name Bear Creek.

Within Alaska, the name Bear Creek is unique.

Beyond Alaska, we know of another 38 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 38 communities, 34 are located in the United States and five are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Colbert County
      • This Bear Creek is located in Colbert County and lies 3,215 miles [5,174 km]<1> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Colbert County community of Bear Creek.
      • Marion County
      • This Bear Creek is located in Marion County and lies 3,237 miles [5,209.4 km] to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marion County community of Bear Creek.
      • Winston 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 Alabama community of Bear Creek [Winston County].
    • Arkansas
      • Searcy County
      • This Bear Creek is located in Searcy County and lies 2,978 miles [4,792.6 km]<1> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Searcy County community of Bear Creek.
    • British Columbia
      • 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 British Columbia community of Bear Creek.
    • California
      • Merced County
      • This Bear Creek is located in Merced County and lies 2,024 miles [3,257.3 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Merced County community of Bear Creek.
      • San Joaquin County
      • This Bear Creek is located in San Joaquin County and lies 1,955 miles [3,146.3 km] to the southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Joaquin County community of Bear Creek.
    • Colorado
      • Montezuma 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 Colorado community of Bear Creek [Montezuma County].
    • Florida
      • Bay 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 Florida community of Bear Creek [Bay County].
    • Kansas
      • Stanton 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 Kansas community of Bear Creek [Stanton County].
    • Louisiana
      • Bienville Parish
      • This Bear Creek is located in Bienville Parish and lies 3,162 miles [5,088.7 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bienville Parish community of Bear Creek.
      • Jackson Parish
      • This Bear Creek is located in Jackson Parish and lies 3,174 miles [5,108.1 km] to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson Parish community of Bear Creek.
    • Michigan
      • Manistee 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 Michigan community of Bear Creek [Manistee County].
      • Schoolcraft County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Bear Creek [Schoolcraft County].
    • Minnesota
      • Winona 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 Minnesota community of Bear Creek [Winona County].
    • Mississippi
      • Attala 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 Mississippi community of Bear Creek [Attala County].
      • Hinds County
      • This Bear Creek is located in Hinds County and lies 3,264 miles [5,252.9 km]<1> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hinds County community of Bear Creek.
    • Montana
      • Missoula 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 Montana community of Bear Creek [Missoula County].
    • New York
      • Wayne County
      • This Bear Creek is located in Wayne County and lies 3,114 miles [5,011.5 km]<1> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wayne County community of Bear Creek.
    • North Carolina
      • Chatham County
      • This Bear Creek is located in Chatham County and lies 3,449 miles [5,550.6 km]<1> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chatham County community of Bear Creek.
      • Graham County
      • This Bear Creek is located in Graham County and lies 3,319 miles [5,341.4 km] to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Graham County community of Bear Creek.
      • Onslow County
      • This Bear Creek is located in Onslow County and lies 3,577 miles [5,756.6 km] to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Onslow County community of Bear Creek.
    • Ohio
      • Montgomery County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Montgomery County, we don't know where within the .
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of Bear Creek.
      • Scioto County
      • This Bear Creek is located in Scioto County and lies 3,144 miles [5,059.8 km]<1> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Scioto County community of Bear Creek.
    • Ontario
      • 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 Ontario community of Bear Creek.
    • Oregon
      • Lane County
      • This Bear Creek is located in Lane County and lies 1,540 miles [2,478.4 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lane County community of Bear Creek.
    • Saskatchewan
      • We haven't found the location of this community yet.
    • South Dakota
      • Dewey County
      • This Bear Creek is located in Dewey County and lies 2,199 miles [3,538.9 km]<1> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dewey County community of Bear Creek.
    • Tennessee
      • Decatur County
      • This Bear Creek is located in Decatur County and lies 3,146 miles [5,063 km]<1> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Decatur County community of Bear Creek.
      • Scott 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 Tennessee community of Bear Creek [Scott County].
    • Texas
      • Cass County
      • This Bear Creek is located in Cass County and lies 3,083 miles [4,961.6 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cass County community of Bear Creek.
      • Dallas County
      • Although located in Dallas County, we don't know the location within the .
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dallas County community of Bear Creek.
      • Hays County
      • This Bear Creek is located in Hays County and lies 3,124 miles [5,027.6 km] to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hays County community of Bear Creek.
      • San Jacinto County
      • This Bear Creek is located in San Jacinto County and lies 3,198 miles [5,146.7 km] to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Jacinto County community of Bear Creek.
      • Tarrant 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 Texas community of Bear Creek [Tarrant County].
    • West Virginia
      • Braxton 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 West Virginia community of Bear Creek [Braxton County].
    • Wisconsin
      • Outagamie County
      • This Bear Creek is located in Outagamie County and lies 2,661 miles [4,282.5 km]<1> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Outagamie County community of Bear Creek.
    • Yukon
      • This Bear Creek lies 400 miles [643.7 km]<1> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Creek

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bear Creek ...

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.

  • Crown Point
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crown Point have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crown Point
    • Crown Point lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Bear Creek
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crown Point
  • Falls
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falls
    • Falls lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Bear Creek
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falls
  • Lakeview
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeview have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview
    • Lakeview lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the north of Bear Creek
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview
  • Lawing
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawing
    • Lawing lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the north of Bear Creek
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawing
  • Moose Pass
  • Snug Harbor
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snug Harbor have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snug Harbor
    • Snug Harbor lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Bear Creek
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snug Harbor

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Juneau, which is the State Capital of Alaska, lies 543 miles [873.9 km]<1> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Bear Creek to Juneau, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 31 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 22 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 3,351 miles [5,392.9 km] to the east (E). Driving would take 7 days, a buggy would take 131 days and walking would take 191 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,074 miles [9,775.2 km] and it lies to the north (N).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,771 miles [10,896.9 km] and it lies to the north (N).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,306 miles [8,539.2 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<10>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bear Creek. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Bear Creek) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bear Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bear Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bear Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.1642, Longitude: -149.3950       In this case, the coordinates for Bear Creek 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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Bear Creek 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 . 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 Bear Creek, 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>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 Bear Creek 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 3.938 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 8.666 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 346.225 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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