A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Little Rock, Alabama
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Little Rock.
This page contains seven sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).
When in Little Rock, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Little Rock and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Little Rock 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 Little Rock. 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 Little Rock.
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 Escambia County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Escambia County sighting report from eBird.
Since Little Rock is near Escambia County and also Baldwin 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 Little Rock.
How Far From Little Rock 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 Little Rock to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Little Rock and extending to:
Communities Also Named Little Rock ...
We have found 15 communities that share the name Little Rock.
While the name Little Rock is unique within Alabama, we know of another 15 communities with the same name in the United States.
Communities Outside of Alabama
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Distance: About 377 miles [606.7 km] to the Northwest.
Distance: About 1,818 miles [2,925.8 km] to the Northwest.
Distance: About 735 miles [1,182.9 km] to the North.
La Salle County
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 710 miles [1,142.6 km] to the North.
Distance: About 509 miles [819.2 km] to the North.
Distance: About 969 miles [1,559.5 km] to the North Northwest.
Distance: About 524 miles [843.3 km] to the North Northeast.
Distance: About 490 miles [788.6 km] to the North Northeast.
This community is historic.
Distance: About 174 miles [280 km] to the West Southwest.
Distance: About 1,226 miles [1,973.1 km] to the North Northwest.
Distance: About 1,077 miles [1,733.3 km] to the North Northwest.
Our profile page for Little Rock, Nobles County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Nobles County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
This community is historic.
Distance: About 131 miles [210.8 km] to the Northwest.
Our profile page for Little Rock, Saline County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Saline County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Distance: About 518 miles [833.6 km] to the East Northeast.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Little Rock ...
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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Little Rock. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Escambia County: www.co.escambia.al.us/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jul 2019