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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 Langley, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Langley 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 Langley:
    • 34.312816, -93.841998
    • 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 Langley
  • 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 Langley ...

We have found twelve communities that share the name Langley.

Within Arkansas, the name Langley is unique.

Beyond Arkansas, we know of another twelve communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these twelve communities, eleven are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • British Columbia
      • This Langley lies 1,785 miles [2,872.7 km]<1> to the northwest of the Langley that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Langley
    • Illinois
      • Bureau County
      • This Langley is located in Bureau County and lies 537 miles [864.2 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Langley that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Langley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bureau County community of Langley.
    • Kansas
      • Ellis County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Langley [Ellis County].
      • Ellsworth County
      • This Langley is located in Ellsworth County and lies 371 miles [597.1 km]<1> to the northwest of the Langley that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Langley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ellsworth County community of Langley.
    • Kentucky
      • Floyd County
      • This Langley is located in Floyd County and lies 656 miles [1,055.7 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Langley that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Langley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Floyd County community of Langley.
      • Magoffin County
      • Although located in Magoffin County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Magoffin County community of Langley.
    • Mississippi
      • Attala County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Mississippi community of Langley [Attala County].
    • North Carolina
      • Pitt County
      • This Langley is located in Pitt County and lies 938 miles [1,509.6 km]<1> to the east of the Langley that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Langley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pitt County community of Langley.
    • Oklahoma
      • Mayes County
      • This Langley is located in Mayes County and lies 163 miles [262.3 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Langley that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Langley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mayes County community of Langley.
    • South Carolina
      • Aiken County
      • This Langley is located in Aiken County and lies 689 miles [1,108.8 km]<1> to the east of the Langley that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Langley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Aiken County community of Langley.
    • Virginia
      • Fairfax County
      • This Langley is located in Fairfax County and lies 976 miles [1,570.7 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Langley that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Langley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fairfax County community of Langley.
    • Washington
      • Island County
      • This Langley is located in Island County and lies 1,745 miles [2,808.3 km]<1> to the northwest of the Langley that is located in Pike County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Langley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Island County community of Langley.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Langley ...

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.

  • Brushy [Howard County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brushy
    • Brushy [Howard County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Langley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brushy have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Cooper [Pike County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cooper
    • Cooper [Pike County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Langley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cooper have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Daisy [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daisy
    • Daisy [Pike County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Langley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 110 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daisy
  • Henry [Howard County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henry
    • Henry [Howard County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Langley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henry have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henry
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hopper [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hopper
      • Hopper [Montgomery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Langley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hopper have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hopper
    • Mineola [Howard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineola
      • Mineola [Howard County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Langley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineola have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mineola
    • Rough Edge [Howard County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rough Edge
      • Rough Edge [Howard County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Langley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rough Edge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Saline [Howard County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saline
      • Saline [Howard County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Langley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saline have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Slip-Up and Hitch [Howard County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slip-Up and Hitch
      • Slip-Up and Hitch [Howard County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Langley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slip-Up and Hitch have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Star of the West [Pike County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star of the West
      • Star of the West [Pike County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Langley

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 Langley. 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 ...
    • T. Texas Tyler     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Mena (Arkansas) on Tueday June 20, 1916 and died in Springfield (Missouri) on Sunday January 23, 1972 at the age of 55. He is buried at Woodmere Memorial Park (Cabell County, West Virginia).
      • Mena is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the northwest of Langley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: T. Texas Tyler<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Murfreesboro, which is the Seat of Pike County and lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the south southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Langley to Murfreesboro, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 hours.
    • Little Rock, which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 94 miles [151.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 982 miles [1,580.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 39 days and walking would take 56 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> 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).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,524 miles [12,108.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,401 miles [8,692.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Arkansas

About Pike County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Langley. 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Langley) 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 Langley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Langley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Langley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3128, Longitude: -93.8420    
<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Langley could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Langley, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>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.
<6>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.
<7>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 Langley to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 318.16 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.599 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 313.136 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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