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Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Lisman.
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 Lisman, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Lisman and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Lisman 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 Lisman. 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 Lisman.
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 Choctaw County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Choctaw County sighting report from eBird.
Since Lisman is near Sumter County and also Clarke 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 Lisman.
How Far From Lisman 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 town such as Lisman to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Lisman and extending to:
Communities Also Named Lisman ...
We have found 2 communities that share the name Lisman.
While the name Lisman is unique within Alabama, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.
Communities Outside of Alabama
Distance: About 366 miles [589 km] to the North.
Distance: About 546 miles [878.7 km] to the North Northeast.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Lisman ...
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 Lisman. 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.
Singer. He was born in Meridian (Mississippi) on Monday June 19, 1939 and died in Fontana (California) on Monday April 21, 2008 at an age of 68. He was buried at Evergreen Memorial Park (Riverside County, California) [Map].
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lisman. 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