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Outdoor Activities ...

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

When in Fairhaven, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Fairhaven 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 Fairhaven:
    • 58.378394, -134.702324
    • 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 Fairhaven
  • 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 Fairhaven ...

We have found thirteen communities that share the name Fairhaven.

Within Alaska, the name Fairhaven is unique.

Beyond Alaska, we know of another thirteen communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these thirteen communities, eleven are located in the United States and two are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • California
      • Humboldt County
      • This Fairhaven is located in Humboldt County and lies 1,298 miles [2,088.9 km]<1> to the south southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Humboldt County community of Fairhaven.
    • Maryland
      • Anne Arundel County
      • This Fairhaven is located in Anne Arundel County and lies 2,866 miles [4,612.4 km]<1> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Anne Arundel County community of Fairhaven.
      • Carroll County
      • This Fairhaven is located in Carroll County and lies 2,819 miles [4,536.7 km] to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carroll County community of Fairhaven.
      • Frederick County
      • This Fairhaven is located in Frederick County and lies 2,801 miles [4,507.8 km] to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Frederick County community of Fairhaven.
    • Massachusetts
      • Bristol County
      • This Fairhaven is located in Bristol County and lies 2,925 miles [4,707.3 km]<1> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bristol County community of Fairhaven.
    • Minnesota
      • Stearns County
      • This Fairhaven is located in Stearns County and lies 1,908 miles [3,070.6 km]<1> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Stearns County community of Fairhaven.
    • Mississippi
      • DeSoto County
      • This Fairhaven is located in DeSoto County and lies 2,597 miles [4,179.5 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the DeSoto County community of Fairhaven.
    • New Brunswick
      • This Fairhaven lies 2,904 miles [4,673.5 km]<1> to the east northeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairhaven
    • Ohio
      • Preble County
      • This Fairhaven is located in Preble County and lies 2,525 miles [4,063.6 km]<1> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Preble County community of Fairhaven.
    • 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 Fairhaven.
    • Oregon
      • Klamath County
      • This Fairhaven is located in Klamath County and lies 1,249 miles [2,010.1 km]<1> to the south southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Klamath County community of Fairhaven.
    • Washington
      • Whatcom County
      • This Fairhaven is located in Whatcom County and lies 831 miles [1,337.4 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Whatcom County community of Fairhaven.
    • West Virginia
      • Hancock County
      • This Fairhaven is located in Hancock County and lies 2,630 miles [4,232.6 km]<1> to the east.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairhaven
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hancock County community of Fairhaven.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Fairhaven ...

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.

  • Cube Cove
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cube Cove
    • Cube Cove lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the south of Fairhaven
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cube Cove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cube Cove
  • Excursion Inlet
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Excursion Inlet
    • Excursion Inlet lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the west of Fairhaven
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Excursion Inlet
  • Fish Creek
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fish Creek
    • Fish Creek lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Fairhaven
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fish Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fish Creek
  • Hawk Inlet
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hawk Inlet
    • Hawk Inlet lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the south of Fairhaven
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hawk Inlet have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hawk Inlet
  • Continue List   (3 more) ...
    • Juneau
    • Lemon Creek
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lemon Creek
      • Lemon Creek lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Fairhaven
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lemon Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lemon Creek
    • Lena Beach
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lena Beach
      • Lena Beach lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Fairhaven
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lena Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lena Beach

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Juneau, which is the State Capital of Alaska, lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east southeast (ESE). If you could walk a straight line from Fairhaven to Juneau, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 2,841 miles [4,572.1 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take 6 days, a buggy would take 111 days and walking would take 162 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,176 miles [9,939.3 km] and it lies to the north (N).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,909 miles [11,119 km] and it lies to the north (N).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,252 miles [8,452.3 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fairhaven. 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fairhaven) 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 Fairhaven. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fairhaven

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairhaven. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.3784, Longitude: -134.7023    
<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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock 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 Fairhaven 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>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Fairhaven 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 351.458 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 354.828 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 335.423 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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