RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Bone Town, Arkansas

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other AR
Communities













Outdoor Activities ...

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

When in Bone Town, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Bone Town 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 Bone Town:
    • 36.044793, -91.776534
    • 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 Bone Town
  • 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

Communities Also Named Bone Town ...

We have found one communities that share the name Bone Town.

Within Arkansas, the name Bone Town is unique.

Beyond Arkansas, there is another community also named Bone Town in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alberta
      • We haven't found the location of this community yet.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bone Town ...

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.

  • Evening Shade [Sharp County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evening Shade
    • Evening Shade [Sharp County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Bone Town
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evening Shade have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 444 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evening Shade
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evening Shade<3>
  • Franklin [Izard County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
    • Franklin [Izard County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Bone Town
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 191 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<3>
  • Jett [Izard County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jett
    • Jett [Izard County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Bone Town
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • LaCrosse [Izard County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for LaCrosse
    • LaCrosse [Izard County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Bone Town
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for LaCrosse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on LaCrosse
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Love [Izard County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Love
      • Love [Izard County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Bone Town
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Love have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Melbourne [Izard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melbourne
      • Melbourne [Izard County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Bone Town
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Melbourne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,868 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melbourne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Melbourne<3>
    • Mount Pleasant [Izard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Izard County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Bone Town
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 415 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Pleasant<3>
    • Needmore [Izard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Needmore
      • Needmore [Izard County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Bone Town
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Needmore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Needmore
    • Sage [Izard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sage
      • Sage [Izard County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Bone Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sage
    • Violet Hill [Izard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Violet Hill
      • Violet Hill [Izard County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Bone Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Violet Hill
    • Zion [Izard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zion
      • Zion [Izard County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Bone Town
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zion

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 Bone Town. 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 ...
    • Dick Powell     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Mountain View (Arkansas) on Monday November 14, 1904 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Wednesday January 2, 1963 at the age of 58. He is buried at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Mountain View is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Bone Town.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dick Powell<4>
    • Harold Morrow Sherman     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Traverse City (Michigan) on Wednesday July 13, 1898 and died in Mountain View (Arkansas) on Wednesday August 19, 1987 at the age of 89. He is buried at Oakwood Cemetery (Grand Traverse County, Michigan).
      • Mountain View is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Bone Town.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harold Morrow Sherman<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Melbourne, which is the Seat of Izard County and lies just to the West.
    • Little Rock, which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 94 miles [151.3 km]<1> to the south southwest (SSW). If you could drive a straight line from Bone Town to Little Rock, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 830 miles [1,335.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 33 days and walking would take 48 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,626 miles [10,663.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,357 miles [11,839.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,235 miles [8,424.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Arkansas

About Izard County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bone Town. 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bone Town) 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 Bone Town. 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 Bone Town

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bone Town. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0448, Longitude: -91.7765       In this case, the coordinates for Bone Town 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'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 Bone Town 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 316.96 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 313.432 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.915 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

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.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 20 Oct 2020