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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 Botkinburg, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Botkinburg 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 Botkinburg:
    • 35.698967, -92.517105
    • 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 Botkinburg
  • 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 Botkinburg ...

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.

  • Booster [Searcy County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Booster
    • Booster [Searcy County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Botkinburg
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Booster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booster
  • Buzzard Roost [Van Buren County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buzzard Roost
    • Buzzard Roost [Van Buren County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Botkinburg
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buzzard Roost have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Crabtree [Van Buren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crabtree
    • Crabtree [Van Buren County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Botkinburg
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crabtree
  • Elba [Van Buren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elba
    • Elba [Van Buren County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Botkinburg
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elba have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elba
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    • Half Moon [Van Buren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Half Moon
      • Half Moon [Van Buren County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Botkinburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Half Moon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Half Moon
    • Leslie [Searcy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leslie
      • Leslie [Searcy County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Botkinburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leslie 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 Leslie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leslie<3>
    • Noahs [Searcy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Noahs
      • Noahs [Searcy County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Botkinburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Noahs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Noahs
    • Pee Dee [Van Buren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pee Dee
      • Pee Dee [Van Buren County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Botkinburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pee Dee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pee Dee
    • Plant [Van Buren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plant
      • Plant [Van Buren County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Botkinburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plant
    • Rocky Hill [Van Buren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Hill
      • Rocky Hill [Van Buren County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Botkinburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocky Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Hill
    • Shake Rag [Van Buren County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shake Rag
      • Shake Rag [Van Buren County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Botkinburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shake Rag have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Walnut Grove [Van Buren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Grove
      • Walnut Grove [Van Buren County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Botkinburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Grove

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 Botkinburg. 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 ...
    • Bobby Burnett     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Clinton (Arkansas) on Monday January 4, 1943 and died in Marion (Illinois) on Saturday October 1, 2016 at the age of 73. He is buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery (Douglas County, Colorado).
      • Clinton is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast of Botkinburg.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bobby Burnett<4>
    • John Carter     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Center Ridge (Arkansas) on Saturday November 26, 1927 and died in New York (New York) on Saturday May 23, 2015 at the age of 87.
      • Center Ridge is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the south of Botkinburg.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Carter<4>
    • 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 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northeast of Botkinburg.
      • 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 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northeast of Botkinburg.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harold Morrow Sherman<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Clinton, which is the Seat of Van Buren County and lies just to the South Southeast.
    • Little Rock, which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 67 miles [107.8 km]<1> to the south southeast (SSE). If you could walk a straight line from Botkinburg to Little Rock, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take about three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 877 miles [1,411.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of two days, a buggy would take 35 days and walking would take 50 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,671 miles [10,735.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,403 miles [11,914 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,281 miles [8,498.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Van Buren County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Botkinburg. 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Botkinburg) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Botkinburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6990, Longitude: -92.5171       In this case, the coordinates for Botkinburg 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 Botkinburg 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 317.417 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 313.916 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.313 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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