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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Blanchton, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Blanchton and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks 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 this GPS location for Blanchton:
    • 33.241787, -92.087080
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Blanchton
  • Waymarking ...
    • 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:
    • Waymark.com

Curious and Interesting Names Near Blanchton ...

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 wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Bovine [Ashley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bovine
    • Bovine [Ashley County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Blanchton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bovine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bovine
  • Brushy [Ashley County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brushy
    • Brushy [Ashley County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Blanchton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brushy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Crossroad [Ashley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crossroad
    • Crossroad [Ashley County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Blanchton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crossroad have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crossroad
  • Dollar Junction [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dollar Junction
    • Dollar Junction [Union County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Blanchton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dollar Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dollar Junction
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    • Johnsville [Bradley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnsville
      • Johnsville [Bradley County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Blanchton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnsville
    • Long View Ferry [Bradley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long View Ferry
      • Long View Ferry [Bradley County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Blanchton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long View Ferry
    • Longview [Bradley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longview
      • Longview [Bradley County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Blanchton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Longview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longview
    • Longview Crossing [Ashley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longview Crossing
      • Longview Crossing [Ashley County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Blanchton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Longview Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longview Crossing
    • Pattsville [Bradley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pattsville
      • Pattsville [Bradley County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the north of Blanchton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pattsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pattsville
    • Pine Island Landing [Bradley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Island Landing
      • Pine Island Landing [Bradley County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Blanchton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Island Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Island Landing
    • Sawmill [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sawmill
      • Sawmill [Union County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Blanchton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sawmill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sawmill
    • Sulphur Springs [Ashley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sulphur Springs
      • Sulphur Springs [Ashley County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Blanchton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sulphur Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sulphur Springs
    • Unity [Ashley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unity
      • Unity [Ashley County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Blanchton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity

How Far From Blanchton 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 Blanchton to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Blanchton and extending to:

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    • Warren, which is the Seat of Bradley County and lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the north. If you could walk a straight line from Blanchton to Warren, with an average speed<3> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
    • Little Rock, which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 103 miles [165.8 km] to the north (N). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take 4 days and walking would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 924 miles [1,487 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 36 days and walking would take 53 days.
    • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,779 miles [10,909.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<5>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,502 miles [12,073.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,378 miles [8,655.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Blanchton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Blanchton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blanchton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2418, Longitude: -92.0871       In this case, the coordinates for Blanchton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<4>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Blanchton to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 316.923 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 313.016 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.536 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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