A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Little Texas, Alabama
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Little Texas.
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 Little Texas, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Little Texas and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Little Texas 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 Texas. 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 Texas.
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 Macon County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Macon County sighting report from eBird.
Since Little Texas is near Lee County and also Russell 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 Texas.
How Far From Little Texas 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 Little Texas 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 Texas and extending to:
Communities Also Named Little Texas ...
We have found 8 communities that share the name Little Texas.
While the name Little Texas is unique within Alabama, we know of another 8 communities with the same name in the United States.
Communities Outside of Alabama
Jump ahead to ...
Distance: About 497 miles [799.8 km] to the West Northwest.
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 1,194 miles [1,921.6 km] to the West Northwest.
Distance: About 388 miles [624.4 km] to the North.
Distance: About 367 miles [590.6 km] to the West Southwest.
Distance: About 310 miles [498.9 km] to the West Northwest.
Distance: About 252 miles [405.6 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 242 miles [389.5 km] to the North Northwest.
Distance: About 548 miles [881.9 km] to the East Northeast.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Little Texas ...
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 Little Texas. 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.
George Washington Carver
Scientist, inventor. He was born in Diamond (Missouri) on Tueday July 12, 1864 and died in Tuskegee (Alabama) on Tueday January 5, 1943 at an age of 78.
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 Little Texas. 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: 27 Aug 2019