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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 Buckhorn, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Buckhorn 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 Buckhorn:
    • 31.803493, -85.760501
    • 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 Buckhorn
  • 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 Buckhorn ...

We have found 39 communities that share the name Buckhorn.

There is one other community in Alabama which is also named Buckhorn.

Beyond Alabama, we know of another 38 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 38 communities, 37 are located in the United States and two are in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Alabama ...
    • Madison County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Madison County and lies 215 miles [346 km]<1> to the north of the Buckhorn that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Buckhorn.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arizona
      • Maricopa County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Maricopa County and lies 1,509 miles [2,428.5 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Buckhorn that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Maricopa County community of Buckhorn.
    • Arkansas
      • Lee County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Lee County and lies 366 miles [589 km]<1> to the northwest of the Buckhorn that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lee County community of Buckhorn.
    • British Columbia
      • This Buckhorn lies 2,364 miles [3,804.5 km]<1> to the northwest of the Buckhorn that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
    • California
      • Ventura County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Ventura County and lies 1,911 miles [3,075.5 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Buckhorn that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ventura County community of Buckhorn.
    • Colorado
      • Larimer 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 Buckhorn [Larimer County].
    • Florida
      • Hillsborough County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Hillsborough County and lies 342 miles [550.4 km]<1> to the southeast of the Buckhorn that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsborough County community of Buckhorn.
      • Taylor County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Taylor County and lies 158 miles [254.3 km] to the southeast of the Buckhorn that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Taylor County community of Buckhorn.
      • Wakulla County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Wakulla County and lies 142 miles [228.5 km] to the south southeast of the Buckhorn that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wakulla County community of Buckhorn.
    • Georgia
      • Laurens 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 Georgia community of Buckhorn [Laurens County].
    • Illinois
      • Brown County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Brown County and lies 629 miles [1,012.3 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Buckhorn that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Brown County community of Buckhorn.
    • Iowa
      • Jackson County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Jackson County and lies 759 miles [1,221.5 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Buckhorn that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson County community of Buckhorn.
    • Kentucky
      • Clay 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 Kentucky community of Buckhorn [Clay County].
      • Knott County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Knott County and lies 417 miles [671.1 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Buckhorn that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Knott County community of Buckhorn.
      • Perry County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Perry County and lies 404 miles [650.2 km] to the north northeast of the Buckhorn that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Perry County community of Buckhorn.
    • Louisiana
      • Webster Parish
      • 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 Louisiana community of Buckhorn [Webster Parish].
    • Michigan
      • Berrien County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Berrien County and lies 705 miles [1,134.6 km]<1> to the north of the Buckhorn that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Berrien County community of Buckhorn.
      • Cheboygan 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 Buckhorn [Cheboygan County].
      • Oakland 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 Buckhorn [Oakland County].
    • Mississippi
      • Pontotoc County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Pontotoc County and lies 252 miles [405.6 km]<1> to the northwest of the Buckhorn that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pontotoc County community of Buckhorn.
    • Missouri
      • Madison County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Madison County and lies 460 miles [740.3 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Buckhorn that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Buckhorn.
      • Pulaski County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Pulaski County and lies 553 miles [890 km] to the northwest of the Buckhorn that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pulaski County community of Buckhorn.
    • Nevada
      • Eureka 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 Nevada community of Buckhorn [Eureka County].
    • New Mexico
      • Grant County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Grant County and lies 1,337 miles [2,151.7 km]<1> to the west of the Buckhorn that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grant County community of Buckhorn.
    • North Carolina
      • Cumberland 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 North Carolina community of Buckhorn [Cumberland County].
      • Orange 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 North Carolina community of Buckhorn [Orange County].
    • Ohio
      • Lawrence County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Lawrence County and lies 510 miles [820.8 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Buckhorn that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lawrence County community of Buckhorn.
      • Meigs 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 Ohio community of Buckhorn [Meigs County].
    • Ontario
      • This Buckhorn lies 967 miles [1,556.2 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Buckhorn that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
    • Pennsylvania
      • Cambria County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Cambria County and lies 726 miles [1,168.4 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Buckhorn that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cambria County community of Buckhorn.
      • Columbia County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Columbia County and lies 817 miles [1,314.8 km] to the northeast of the Buckhorn that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Columbia County community of Buckhorn.
    • Texas
      • Austin County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Austin County and lies 630 miles [1,013.9 km]<1> to the west of the Buckhorn that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Austin County community of Buckhorn.
      • Newton County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Newton County and lies 472 miles [759.6 km] to the west of the Buckhorn that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Newton County community of Buckhorn.
    • Virginia
      • Suffolk City
      • 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 Virginia community of Buckhorn [Suffolk City].
    • Washington
      • San Juan County
      • This Buckhorn is located in San Juan County and lies 2,245 miles [3,613 km]<1> to the northwest of the Buckhorn that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Juan County community of Buckhorn.
    • West Virginia
      • Preston 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 West Virginia community of Buckhorn [Preston County].
    • Wisconsin
      • Milwaukee 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 Wisconsin community of Buckhorn [Milwaukee County].
    • Wyoming
      • Laramie 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 Wyoming community of Buckhorn [Laramie County].
      • Weston 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 Wyoming community of Buckhorn [Weston County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Buckhorn ...

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.

  • Boot Hill [Barbour County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boot Hill
    • Boot Hill [Barbour County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Buckhorn
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boot Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boot Hill
  • Elmhill Plantation [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmhill Plantation
    • Elmhill Plantation [Pike County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Buckhorn
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmhill Plantation have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmhill Plantation
  • Green Ridge [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Ridge
    • Green Ridge [Pike County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Buckhorn
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Ridge
  • Greens Crossroads [Barbour County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greens Crossroads
    • Greens Crossroads [Barbour County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Buckhorn
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greens Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greens Crossroads
  • Continue List   (8 more) ...
    • Hillcrest [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillcrest
      • Hillcrest [Pike County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Buckhorn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillcrest have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillcrest
    • Jamback [Bullock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jamback
      • Jamback [Bullock County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Buckhorn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jamback have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamback
    • Jonesville [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonesville
      • Jonesville [Pike County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Buckhorn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonesville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesville
    • Josie [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Josie
      • Josie [Pike County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Buckhorn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Josie have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Josie
    • Lewis [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewis
      • Lewis [Pike County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Buckhorn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewis have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewis
    • Sellers Crossroads [Bullock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sellers Crossroads
      • Sellers Crossroads [Bullock County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Buckhorn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sellers Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sellers Crossroads
    • Star Hill [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star Hill
      • Star Hill [Barbour County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Buckhorn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Star Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star Hill
    • Windmill Hills [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windmill Hills
      • Windmill Hills [Pike County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Buckhorn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windmill Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windmill Hills

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 Buckhorn. 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 ...
    • Herman Hodges     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Ozark (Alabama) on Sunday November 22, 1914 and died in San Marcos (California) on Thursday April 6, 2000 at the age of 85. He is buried at Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery (San Diego County, California).
      • Ozark is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the south of Buckhorn.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Herman Hodges<5>
    • Eddie James Kendrick     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Union Springs (Alabama) on Monday October 5, 1992 and died in Birmingham (Alabama) on Monday October 5, 1992 at the age of 0. He is buried at Elmwood Cemetery (Jefferson County, Alabama).
      • Union Springs is located 23 miles [37 km] to the north of Buckhorn.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Eddie James Kendrick<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Troy, which is the Seat of Pike County and lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the west. If you could walk a straight line from Buckhorn to Troy, with an average speed<6> 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.
    • Montgomery, which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 50 miles [80.5 km] to the northwest (NW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take most of two days and walking would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 693 miles [1,115.3 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 27 days and walking would take 40 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,588 miles [10,602.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,287 miles [11,727.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,167 miles [8,315.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Pike County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buckhorn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8035, Longitude: -85.7605       In this case, the coordinates for Buckhorn 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 Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird 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 Buckhorn 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 county. 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 Buckhorn, 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>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.
<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 Buckhorn 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 312.947 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.207 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.25 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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