A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Lindsey.
This page contains eight sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).
When in Lindsey, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Lindsey and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Lindsey and surrounding area.
Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help amateurs find their way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website lists the visible planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their track 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 the location for Lindsey. Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude for your actual position.
The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Lindsey.
Bird Watching ...
We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.
The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Barbour County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Barbour County sighting report from eBird.
Since Lindsey is near Henry County and also Dale County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:
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:
The Waymark.com website, centered on Lindsey.
How Far From Lindsey 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 Lindsey to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Lindsey and extending to:
Communities Also Named Lindsey ...
We have found 9 communities that share the name Lindsey.
While the name Lindsey is unique within Alabama, we know of another 9 communities with the same name in the United States.
Communities Outside of Alabama
Jump ahead to ...
Distance: About 431 miles [693.6 km] to the Northwest.
Distance: About 324 miles [521.4 km] to the Southeast.
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 180 miles [289.7 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 151 miles [243 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 852 miles [1,371.2 km] to the Northwest.
Distance: About 678 miles [1,091.1 km] to the North.
Our profile page for Lindsey, Jefferson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Jefferson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Distance: About 444 miles [714.5 km] to the North Northeast.
Distance: About 921 miles [1,482.2 km] to the North Northwest.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Lindsey ...
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.
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 Lindsey. 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.
Eddie James Kendrick
Singer. He was born in Union Springs (Alabama) on Monday October 5, 1992 and died in Birmingham (Alabama) on Monday October 5, 1992 at an age of 0. He was buried at Elmwood Cemetery (Jefferson County, Alabama) [Map].
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lindsey. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
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This page was last modified: 17 Jul 2019