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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 Sunset, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Sunset 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 Sunset:
    • 35.224130, -90.205922
    • 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 Sunset
  • 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 Sunset ...

We have found 51 communities that share the name Sunset.

There is one other community in Arkansas which is also named Sunset.

Beyond Arkansas, we know of another 50 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 50 communities, 50 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Arkansas ...
    • Washington County
      • This Sunset is located in Washington County and lies 217 miles [349.2 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Sunset.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Jackson County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Alabama community of Sunset [Jackson County].
    • Arizona
      • Graham County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arizona community of Sunset [Graham County].
      • Navajo County
      • This community is historic and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arizona community of Sunset [Navajo County].
    • British Columbia
      • This Sunset lies 1,917 miles [3,085.1 km]<1> to the northwest of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
    • California
      • Humboldt County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of Sunset [Humboldt County].
      • San Francisco County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of Sunset [San Francisco County].
      • Sutter County
      • This Sunset is located in Sutter County and lies 1,741 miles [2,801.9 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sutter County community of Sunset.
    • Colorado
      • Boulder County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Colorado community of Sunset [Boulder County].
      • Pueblo County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Colorado community of Sunset [Pueblo County].
    • Florida
      • Hillsborough County
      • This Sunset is located in Hillsborough County and lies 679 miles [1,092.7 km]<1> to the southeast of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsborough County community of Sunset.
      • Miami-Dade County
      • This Sunset is located in Miami-Dade County and lies 879 miles [1,414.6 km] to the southeast of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Miami-Dade County community of Sunset.
    • Georgia
      • Colquitt County
      • This Sunset is located in Colquitt County and lies 467 miles [751.6 km]<1> to the southeast of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Colquitt County community of Sunset.
    • Idaho
      • Shoshone County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Idaho community of Sunset [Shoshone County].
    • Illinois
      • Kane County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Illinois community of Sunset [Kane County].
    • Kansas
      • Morton County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Sunset [Morton County].
      • Republic County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Sunset [Republic County].
      • Seward County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Sunset [Seward County].
      • Sumner County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Sunset [Sumner County].
    • Kentucky
      • Fleming County
      • This Sunset is located in Fleming County and lies 417 miles [671.1 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fleming County community of Sunset.
    • Louisiana
      • Saint Landry Parish
      • This Sunset is located in Saint Landry Parish and lies 349 miles [561.7 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Landry Parish community of Sunset.
    • Maine
      • Hancock County
      • This Sunset is located in Hancock County and lies 1,293 miles [2,080.9 km]<1> to the northeast of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hancock County community of Sunset.
    • Maryland
      • Calvert County
      • This Sunset is located in Calvert County and lies 787 miles [1,266.6 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Calvert County community of Sunset.
    • Mississippi
      • Covington County
      • This Sunset is located in Covington County and lies 248 miles [399.1 km]<1> to the south of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Covington County community of Sunset.
      • Oktibbeha County
      • This Sunset is located in Oktibbeha County and lies 145 miles [233.4 km] to the south southeast of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Oktibbeha County community of Sunset.
    • Missouri
      • Polk County
      • This Sunset is located in Polk County and lies 235 miles [378.2 km]<1> to the northwest of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Polk County community of Sunset.
    • Montana
      • Deer Lodge County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Montana community of Sunset [Deer Lodge County].
      • Missoula County
      • This Sunset is located in Missoula County and lies 1,447 miles [2,328.7 km]<1> to the northwest of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Missoula County community of Sunset.
    • Nevada
      • Clark County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Clark County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clark County community of Sunset.
    • New Mexico
      • Lincoln County
      • This Sunset is located in Lincoln County and lies 857 miles [1,379.2 km]<1> to the west of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lincoln County community of Sunset.
    • New York
      • Kings County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New York community of Sunset [Kings County].
    • Oklahoma
      • Custer County
      • This Sunset is located in Custer County and lies 493 miles [793.4 km]<1> to the west of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Custer County community of Sunset.
    • Oregon
      • Baker County
      • This Sunset is located in Baker County and lies 1,557 miles [2,505.7 km]<1> to the northwest of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Baker County community of Sunset.
      • Clackamas County
      • This Sunset is located in Clackamas County and lies 1,830 miles [2,945.1 km] to the west northwest of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clackamas County community of Sunset.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Butler County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Sunset [Butler County].
      • Lebanon County
      • This Sunset is located in Lebanon County and lies 830 miles [1,335.8 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lebanon County community of Sunset.
      • Washington County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Sunset [Washington County].
    • South Carolina
      • Pickens County
      • This Sunset is located in Pickens County and lies 418 miles [672.7 km]<1> to the east of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pickens County community of Sunset.
    • Tennessee
      • Carter County
      • This Sunset is located in Carter County and lies 448 miles [721 km]<1> to the east of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carter County community of Sunset.
      • Grainger County
      • This Sunset is located in Grainger County and lies 377 miles [606.7 km] to the east northeast of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grainger County community of Sunset.
      • Pickett County
      • This Sunset is located in Pickett County and lies 296 miles [476.4 km] to the east northeast of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pickett County community of Sunset.
    • Texas
      • Knox County
      • This Sunset is located in Knox County and lies 555 miles [893.2 km]<1> to the west of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Knox County community of Sunset.
      • Lubbock County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Sunset [Lubbock County].
      • Montague County
      • This Sunset is located in Montague County and lies 448 miles [721 km] to the west southwest of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montague County community of Sunset.
      • Starr County
      • This Sunset is located in Starr County and lies 802 miles [1,290.7 km] to the southwest of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Starr County community of Sunset.
    • Utah
      • Davis County
      • This Sunset is located in Davis County and lies 1,248 miles [2,008.5 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Davis County community of Sunset.
    • Washington
      • Skagit County
      • This Sunset is located in Skagit County and lies 1,873 miles [3,014.3 km]<1> to the northwest of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Skagit County community of Sunset.
      • Walla Walla County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Washington community of Sunset [Walla Walla County].
      • Whitman County
      • This Sunset is located in Whitman County and lies 1,626 miles [2,616.8 km] to the northwest of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Whitman County community of Sunset.
    • West Virginia
      • Pocahontas County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of Sunset [Pocahontas County].
    • Wisconsin
      • Marathon County
      • This Sunset is located in Marathon County and lies 676 miles [1,087.9 km]<1> to the north of the Sunset that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marathon County community of Sunset.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sunset ...

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.

  • Booker [Crittenden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Booker
    • Booker [Crittenden County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Sunset
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Booker have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booker
  • Harvard [Crittenden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harvard
    • Harvard [Crittenden County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Sunset
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harvard have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harvard
  • Island Forty [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Island Forty
    • Island Forty [Shelby County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Sunset
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Island Forty have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Island Forty
  • James Mill [Crittenden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for James Mill
    • James Mill [Crittenden County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Sunset
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for James Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on James Mill
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Marion [Crittenden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
      • Marion [Crittenden County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Sunset
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,310 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<5>
    • Mound City [Crittenden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mound City
      • Mound City [Crittenden County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Sunset
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mound City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mound City
    • Mounds [Cross County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mounds
      • Mounds [Cross County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Sunset
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mounds have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mounds
    • Redman Point [Crittenden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redman Point
      • Redman Point [Crittenden County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Sunset
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Redman Point have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redman Point
    • Riceville [Crittenden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riceville
      • Riceville [Crittenden County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Sunset
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riceville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riceville

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 Sunset. 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.

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    • Johnny Ace     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Memphis (Tennessee) on Sunday June 9, 1929 and died in Houston (Texas) on Saturday December 25, 1954 at the age of 25. He is buried at New Park Cemetery (Shelby County, Tennessee).
      • Memphis is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast of Sunset.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Johnny Ace<6>
    • James Pinckney Alley     (Cartoonist)
      • Cartoonist. He was born in Benton (Arkansas) on Sunday January 11, 1885 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Monday April 16, 1934 at the age of 49.
      • Memphis is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast of Sunset.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Pinckney Alley<6>
    • Charles 'Packy' Axton     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Memphis (Tennessee) on Saturday February 15, 1941 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Sunday January 20, 1974 at the age of 32. He is buried at Forest Hill Cemetery East (Shelby County, Tennessee).
      • Memphis is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast of Sunset.
      • Memphis is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast of Sunset.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles 'Packy' Axton<6>
    • Kathy Bates     (Oscar winning actress, director)
      • Oscar winning actress, director. She was born in Memphis (Tennessee) on Monday June 28, 1948
      • Memphis is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast of Sunset.
    • J. Blackfoot     (Musician, singer)
      • Musician, singer. He was born in Greenville (Mississippi) on Wednesday November 20, 1946 and died in Germantown (Tennessee) on Wednesday November 30, 2011 at the age of 65.
      • Germantown is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Sunset.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: J. Blackfoot<6>
    • Cecil Stamps Blackwood     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Ackerman (Mississippi) on Sunday October 28, 1934 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Monday November 13, 2000 at the age of 66.
      • Memphis is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast of Sunset.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Cecil Stamps Blackwood<6>
    • Bobby 'Blue' Bland     (Singer, songwriter)
      • Singer, songwriter. He was born in Rosemark (Tennessee) on Monday January 27, 1930 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Sunday June 23, 2013 at the age of 83.
      • Rosemark is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the east of Sunset.
      • Memphis is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast of Sunset.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bobby 'Blue' Bland<6>
    • Reverend William Herbert Brewster, Sr.     (Musician)
    • Lorraine Brox     (Actress, singer)
      • Actress, singer. She was born in Memphis (Tennessee) on Sunday November 11, 1900 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Monday June 14, 1993 at the age of 92. She is buried at Desert Memorial Park (Riverside County, California).
      • Memphis is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast of Sunset.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lorraine Brox<6>
    • Ronnie Caldwell     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Memphis (Tennessee) on Monday December 27, 1948 and died in Madison (Wisconsin) on Sunday December 10, 1967 at the age of 19.
      • Memphis is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast of Sunset.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ronnie Caldwell<6>
    • James Carr     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Clarksdale (Mississippi) on Saturday June 13, 1942 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Sunday January 7, 2001 at the age of 58. He is buried at New Park Cemetery (Shelby County, Tennessee).
      • Memphis is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast of Sunset.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Carr<6>
    • O'Landa Draper     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Memphis (Tennessee) on Sunday September 29, 1963 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Tueday July 21, 1998 at the age of 34.
      • Memphis is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast of Sunset.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: O'Landa Draper<6>
    • Donald 'Duck' Dunn     (Musician, songwriter, producer)
      • Musician, songwriter, producer. He was born in Memphis (Tennessee) on Monday November 24, 1941 and died in Tokyo (Japan) on Sunday May 13, 2012 at the age of 70.
      • Memphis is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast of Sunset.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Donald 'Duck' Dunn<6>

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

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

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    • Marion, which is the Seat of Crittenden County and lies just to the Southeast.
    • Little Rock, which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 121 miles [194.7 km]<1> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Sunset to Little Rock, with an average speed<7>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 7 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 767 miles [1,234.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 30 days and walking would take 44 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,606 miles [10,631.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,330 miles [11,796.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,206 miles [8,378.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Crittenden County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sunset. 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- Sunset) 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 Sunset. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sunset

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunset. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2241, Longitude: -90.2059       In this case, the coordinates for Sunset have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 Sunset, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>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 Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek 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 Sunset 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.
<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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>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.
<8>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 Sunset to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 315.893 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.086 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.375 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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