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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 Umpire, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Umpire 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 Umpire:
    • 34.278998, -94.050753
    • 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 Umpire
  • 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 Umpire ...

We have found one communities that share the name Umpire.

Within Arkansas, the name Umpire is unique.

Beyond Arkansas, there is another community also named Umpire in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Missouri
      • Wright County
      • This Umpire is located in Wright County and lies 216 miles [347.6 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Umpire that is located in Howard County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Umpire
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wright County community of Umpire.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Umpire ...

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 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Umpire
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brushy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Cedar Hill [Howard County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Hill
    • Cedar Hill [Howard County] was located less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Umpire
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Euclid [Howard County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Euclid
    • Euclid [Howard County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Umpire
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Euclid have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Euclid
  • Galena [Howard County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galena
    • Galena [Howard County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Umpire
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Galena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galena
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Henry [Howard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henry
      • Henry [Howard County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Umpire
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henry
    • Mineola [Howard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineola
      • Mineola [Howard County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Umpire
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Umpire
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rough Edge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Saline [Howard County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saline
      • Saline [Howard County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Umpire
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saline have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Umpire
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slip-Up and Hitch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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 Umpire. 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 23 miles [37 km] to the northwest of Umpire.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: T. Texas Tyler<3>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Nashville, which is the Seat of Howard County and lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the south southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Umpire to Nashville, with an average speed<4> 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 most of a day.
    • Little Rock, which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 106 miles [170.6 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 5 days and walking would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 993 miles [1,598.1 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 39 days and walking would take 57 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,802 miles [10,946.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,534 miles [12,124.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,412 miles [8,709.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Arkansas

About Howard County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Umpire. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Umpire

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Umpire. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2790, Longitude: -94.0508       In this case, the coordinates for Umpire 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>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.
<4>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.
<5>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 Umpire to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 318.294 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.75 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 313.235 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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