A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Live Oaks, Alabama
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Live Oaks.
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 Live Oaks, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Live Oaks and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Live Oaks 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 Live Oaks. 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 Live Oaks.
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 Autauga County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Autauga County sighting report from eBird.
Since Live Oaks is near Elmore County and also Montgomery 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 Live Oaks.
How Far From Live Oaks 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 Live Oaks to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Live Oaks and extending to:
Communities Also Named Live Oaks ...
While the name Live Oaks is unique within Alabama, we know of one more community in the United States.
Communities Outside of Alabama
Distance: About 435 miles [700.1 km] to the East.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Live Oaks ...
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 Live Oaks. 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.
Actor. He was born in Wetumpka (Alabama) on Wednesday July 13, 1921 and died in Billings (Montana) on Sunday September 14, 1969 at an age of 48. He was buried at Valhalla Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Richard L. Blandon
Singer. He was born in Montgomery (Alabama) on Sunday September 16, 1934 and died in New York (New York) on Monday December 30, 1991 at an age of 57. He was buried at Calverton National Cemetery (Suffolk County, New York) [Map].
George Addison Grant
Major League Baseball. He was born on Tueday January 6, 1903 and died in Montgomery (Alabama) on Tueday March 25, 1986 at an age of 83. He was buried at Oak Hill Cemetery (Autauga County, Alabama) [Map].
Willie Mae 'Big Mama' Thornton
Musician. She was born in Montgomery (Alabama) on Saturday December 11, 1926 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Wednesday July 25, 1984 at an age of 57. She was buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Professional football. He was born in Prattville (Alabama) on Thursday June 12, 1969 and died in Vestavia Hills (Alabama) on Thursday March 24, 2016 at an age of 46. He was buried at Prattville Memorial Gardens (Autauga County, Alabama) [Map].
Elizabeth Priscilla Tyler
Daughter-in-law of John Tyler - after his wife Letitia died, Priscilla served as the de facto First Lady for the Harrison Presidency (March 1841 - April 1841). She was born in New York (New York) on Friday June 14, 1816 and died in Montgomery (Alabama) on Sunday December 29, 1889 at an age of 73. She was buried at Oakwood Cemetery (Montgomery County, Alabama) [Map].
William 'Lum' York
Musician, comedian. He was born in Elmore (Alabama) on Saturday November 16, 1918 and died in Baton Rouge (Louisiana) on Sunday August 15, 2004 at an age of 85. He was buried at Greenoaks Memorial Park (East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana) [Map].
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Live Oaks. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jul 2019