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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 Blue Springs Village, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Blue Springs Village 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 Blue Springs Village:
    • 36.175522, -94.015142
    • 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 Blue Springs Village
  • 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 Blue Springs Village ...

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.

  • Accident [Benton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Accident
    • Accident [Benton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Blue Springs Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Accident have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Accident
  • Beau-O-Rama [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beau-O-Rama
    • Beau-O-Rama [Washington County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Blue Springs Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beau-O-Rama have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beau-O-Rama
  • Buckeye [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buckeye
    • Buckeye [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Blue Springs Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buckeye have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckeye
  • Cottage Hill [Benton County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottage Hill
    • Cottage Hill [Benton County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Blue Springs Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cottage Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Cross Hollow [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cross Hollow
      • Cross Hollow [Benton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Blue Springs Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cross Hollow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross Hollow
    • Cross Roads [Washington County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cross Roads
      • Cross Roads [Washington County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Blue Springs Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cross Roads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Denny Ford [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denny Ford
      • Denny Ford [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Blue Springs Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Denny Ford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denny Ford
    • Gulley [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gulley
      • Gulley [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Blue Springs Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gulley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gulley
    • Hickory Creek [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Creek
      • Hickory Creek [Benton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Blue Springs Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Creek
    • Hindsville [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hindsville
      • Hindsville [Madison County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Blue Springs Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hindsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 65 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hindsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hindsville<3>
    • Key [Benton County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Key
      • Key [Benton County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Blue Springs Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Key have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Oak Grove [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Grove
      • Oak Grove [Benton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Blue Springs Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove
    • Pilgrims Rest [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pilgrims Rest
      • Pilgrims Rest [Washington County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Blue Springs Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pilgrims Rest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pilgrims Rest
    • Pleasure Heights [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasure Heights
      • Pleasure Heights [Benton County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Blue Springs Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasure Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasure Heights
    • Shady Grove [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shady Grove
      • Shady Grove [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Blue Springs Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shady Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shady Grove
    • Sharp Ford [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sharp Ford
      • Sharp Ford [Benton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Blue Springs Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sharp Ford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sharp Ford
    • Silent Grove [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silent Grove
      • Silent Grove [Benton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Blue Springs Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silent Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silent Grove
    • Silver Springs [Benton County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Springs
      • Silver Springs [Benton County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Blue Springs Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Spring Valley [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Valley
      • Spring Valley [Washington County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Blue Springs Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Valley
    • Van Winkle Ferry [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Van Winkle Ferry
      • Van Winkle Ferry [Benton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Blue Springs Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Van Winkle Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Van Winkle Ferry
    • War Eagle [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for War Eagle
      • War Eagle [Benton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Blue Springs Village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on War Eagle
    • War Eagle Cove [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for War Eagle Cove
      • War Eagle Cove [Washington County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Blue Springs Village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on War Eagle Cove

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 Blue Springs Village. 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.

  • View Our List ...
    • Paul 'Daffy' Dean     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Lucas (Arkansas) on Thursday August 14, 1913 and died in Springdale (Arkansas) on Tueday March 17, 1981 at the age of 67. He is buried at Oakland Memorial Cemetery (Johnson County, Arkansas).
      • Springdale is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west of Blue Springs Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Paul 'Daffy' Dean<4>
    • John Sherman 'Sherm' Lollar     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Durham (Arkansas) on Saturday August 23, 1924 and died in Springfield (Missouri) on Saturday September 24, 1977 at the age of 53. He is buried at Rivermonte Memorial Gardens (Greene County, Missouri).
      • Durham is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the south of Blue Springs Village.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Sherman 'Sherm' Lollar<4>

How Far From Blue Springs Village 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 Blue Springs Village to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Fayetteville, which is the Seat of Washington County and lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Blue Springs Village to Fayetteville, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Little Rock, which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 139 miles [223.7 km] to the southeast (SE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 8 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 946 miles [1,522.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 37 days and walking would take 54 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,703 miles [10,787.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,440 miles [11,973.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,321 miles [8,563.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.ar.us/

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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Blue Springs Village) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Blue Springs Village. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blue Springs Village

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blue Springs Village. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1755, Longitude: -94.0151    
<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're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<5>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.
<6>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 Blue Springs Village to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 318.443 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 315.17 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.917 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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