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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 Bolding, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Bolding and the surrounding area.

  • 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 Bolding:
    • 33.084566, -92.231804
    • 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 Bolding
  • 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 Bolding ...

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.

  • Cecil [Union Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cecil
    • Cecil [Union Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Bolding
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cecil have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cecil
  • Dollar Junction [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dollar Junction
    • Dollar Junction [Union County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Bolding
    • 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
  • Gravel [Union Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gravel
    • Gravel [Union Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Bolding
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gravel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gravel
  • Loco [Union Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loco
    • Loco [Union Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Bolding
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loco
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    • Sadie [Union Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sadie
      • Sadie [Union Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Bolding
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sadie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sadie
    • Sandy Bend [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Bend
      • Sandy Bend [Union County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Bolding
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Bend
    • Sawmill [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sawmill
      • Sawmill [Union County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Bolding
      • 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
    • Strong [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Strong
      • Strong [Union County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Bolding
      • Estimated population in 2019: 504 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strong
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Strong<3>
    • Sulphur Springs [Ashley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sulphur Springs
      • Sulphur Springs [Ashley County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Bolding
      • 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
    • Union [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
      • Union [Union County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Bolding
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union

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 Bolding. 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 ...
    • William Malcolm 'Bill' Dickey     (Major League Baseball)
    • Willie Frazier     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in El Dorado (Arkansas) on Friday June 19, 1942 and died in Houston (Texas) on Thursday September 5, 2013 at the age of 71. He is buried at Paradise North Cemetery (Harris County, Texas).
      • El Dorado is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the west of Bolding.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Willie Frazier<4>
    • Arvel Odell Hale     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Hosston (Louisiana) on Monday August 10, 1908 and died in El Dorado (Arkansas) on Monday June 9, 1980 at the age of 71. He is buried at Arlington Cemetery (Union County, Arkansas).
      • El Dorado is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the west of Bolding.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Arvel Odell Hale<4>
    • Lynwood Thomas 'Schoolboy' Rowe     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Waco (Texas) on Tueday January 11, 1910 and died in El Dorado (Arkansas) on Sunday January 8, 1961 at the age of 51. He is buried at Arlington Cemetery (Union County, Arkansas).
      • El Dorado is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the west of Bolding.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lynwood Thomas 'Schoolboy' Rowe<4>

How Far From Bolding to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Bolding to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • El Dorado, which is the Seat of Union County and lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the west northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Bolding to El Dorado, with an average speed<5> 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 just over a day.
    • Little Rock, which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 114 miles [183.5 km] to the north (N). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 937 miles [1,508 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 6,793 miles [10,932.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,516 miles [12,095.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,391 miles [8,676 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Union County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Union County: www.co.union.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- Bolding) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bolding. 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 Bolding

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bolding. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0846, Longitude: -92.2318    
<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 Bolding 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 316.999 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 313.084 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.623 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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