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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 Country Trace, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Country Trace 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 Country Trace:
    • 33.634764, -111.927090
    • 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 Country Trace
  • 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 Country Trace ...

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.

  • Cactus Villa [Maricopa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cactus Villa
    • Cactus Villa [Maricopa County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Country Trace
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cactus Villa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cactus Villa
  • Chimney Hill [Maricopa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chimney Hill
    • Chimney Hill [Maricopa County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Country Trace
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chimney Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chimney Hill
  • Continental Village [Maricopa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Continental Village
    • Continental Village [Maricopa County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Country Trace
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Continental Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Continental Village
  • Currys Corner [Maricopa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Currys Corner
    • Currys Corner [Maricopa County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Country Trace
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Currys Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Currys Corner
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    • Desert Ridge [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Desert Ridge
      • Desert Ridge [Maricopa County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Country Trace
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Desert Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Desert Ridge
    • Firebrand Ranch [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Firebrand Ranch
      • Firebrand Ranch [Maricopa County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Country Trace
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Firebrand Ranch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Firebrand Ranch
    • Heritage Court [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heritage Court
      • Heritage Court [Maricopa County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Country Trace
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heritage Court have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heritage Court
    • Heritage Terrace [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heritage Terrace
      • Heritage Terrace [Maricopa County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Country Trace
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heritage Terrace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heritage Terrace
    • Links Point [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Links Point
      • Links Point [Maricopa County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Country Trace
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Links Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Links Point
    • Lookout Mountain [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lookout Mountain
      • Lookout Mountain [Maricopa County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Country Trace
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lookout Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lookout Mountain
    • Mission Monterey [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mission Monterey
      • Mission Monterey [Maricopa County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Country Trace
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mission Monterey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mission Monterey
    • Mountain Vista [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Vista
      • Mountain Vista [Maricopa County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Country Trace
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Vista
    • Paradise City [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paradise City
      • Paradise City [Maricopa County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Country Trace
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paradise City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradise City
    • Pepper Ridge [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pepper Ridge
      • Pepper Ridge [Maricopa County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Country Trace
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pepper Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pepper Ridge
    • Pinnacle Paradise [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinnacle Paradise
      • Pinnacle Paradise [Maricopa County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Country Trace
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pinnacle Paradise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinnacle Paradise
    • Pinnacle Peak Shadows [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinnacle Peak Shadows
      • Pinnacle Peak Shadows [Maricopa County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Country Trace
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pinnacle Peak Shadows have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinnacle Peak Shadows
    • Pinnacle Peak Village [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinnacle Peak Village
      • Pinnacle Peak Village [Maricopa County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Country Trace
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pinnacle Peak Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinnacle Peak Village
    • Quail Valley [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quail Valley
      • Quail Valley [Maricopa County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Country Trace
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quail Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quail Valley
    • Sandalwood [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandalwood
      • Sandalwood [Maricopa County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Country Trace
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandalwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandalwood
    • Shadow Mountain [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shadow Mountain
      • Shadow Mountain [Maricopa County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Country Trace
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shadow Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shadow Mountain
    • Sweetwater Garden [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweetwater Garden
      • Sweetwater Garden [Maricopa County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Country Trace
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweetwater Garden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweetwater Garden
    • Sweetwater Ranch [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweetwater Ranch
      • Sweetwater Ranch [Maricopa County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Country Trace
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweetwater Ranch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweetwater Ranch
    • Village Fairways [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Village Fairways
      • Village Fairways [Maricopa County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Country Trace
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Village Fairways have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Village Fairways
    • Windsong [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windsong
      • Windsong [Maricopa County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Country Trace
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsong have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsong

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 Country Trace. 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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    • Muhammad Ali     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in Louisville (Kentucky) on Saturday January 17, 1942 and died in Scottsdale (Arizona) on Friday June 3, 2016 at the age of 74. He is buried at Cave Hill Cemetery (Jefferson County, Kentucky).
      • Scottsdale is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south of Country Trace.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Muhammad Ali<3>
    • Martine Bartlett     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Saint Louis (Missouri) on Friday April 24, 1925 and died in Tempe (Arizona) on Monday June 5, 2006 at the age of 81. She is buried at Calvary Cemetery (Saint Louis City, Missouri).
      • Tempe is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the south of Country Trace.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Martine Bartlett<3>
    • Mary Ritter Beard     (Historian, activist)
      • Historian, activist. She was born in Indianapolis (Indiana) on Saturday August 5, 1876 and died in Phoenix (Arizona) on Thursday August 14, 1958 at the age of 82. She is buried at Ferncliff Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Phoenix is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Country Trace.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mary Ritter Beard<3>
    • Frankie Carle     (Musician)
    • Frank Castillo     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in El Paso (Texas) on Tueday April 1, 1969 and died in Carefree (Arizona) on Sunday July 28, 2013 at the age of 44. He is buried at Restlawn Memorial Park (El Paso County, Texas).
      • Carefree is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the north of Country Trace.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frank Castillo<3>
    • Arlester 'Dyke' Christian     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Buffalo (New York) on Sunday June 13, 1943 and died in Phoenix (Arizona) on Saturday March 13, 1971 at the age of 27. He is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery (Erie County, New York).
      • Phoenix is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Country Trace.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Arlester 'Dyke' Christian<3>
    • Buster Crabbe     (Actor, Olympic athlete)
      • Actor, Olympic athlete. He was born in Oakland (California) on Sunday February 2, 1908 and died in Scottsdale (Arizona) on Saturday April 23, 1983 at the age of 75. He is buried at Green Acres Memorial Park (Maricopa County, Arizona).
      • Scottsdale is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south of Country Trace.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Buster Crabbe<3>
    • Robert Edward 'Bob' Crane     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Waterbury (Connecticut) on Friday July 13, 1928 and died in Scottsdale (Arizona) on Thursday June 29, 1978 at the age of 49. He is buried at Westwood Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Scottsdale is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south of Country Trace.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert Edward 'Bob' Crane<3>
    • Mike Darr     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Corona (California) on Sunday March 21, 1976 and died in Peoria (Arizona) on Friday February 15, 2002 at the age of 25. He is buried at Crestlawn Memorial Park (Riverside County, California).
      • Peoria is located 18 miles [29 km] to the west of Country Trace.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mike Darr<3>
    • Prentice 'Sean' Delaney     (Songwriter, record producer)
      • Songwriter, record producer. He was born in Tempe (Arizona) on Monday January 8, 1945 and died in Orem (Utah) on Sunday April 13, 2003 at the age of 58. He is buried at Orem City Cemetery (Utah County, Utah).
      • Tempe is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the south of Country Trace.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Prentice 'Sean' Delaney<3>
    • Adele Astaire Douglass     (Entertainer)
      • Entertainer. She was born in Omaha (Nebraska) on Friday September 10, 1897 and died in Scottsdale (Arizona) on Sunday January 25, 1981 at the age of 83. She is buried at Oakwood Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Scottsdale is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south of Country Trace.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Adele Astaire Douglass<3>
    • Hugh Malcolm Downs     (News anchor, author, game show host, music composer)
      • News anchor, author, game show host, music composer. He was born in Akron (Ohio) on Monday February 14, 1921 and died in Scottsdale (Arizona) on Wednesday July 1, 2020 at the age of 99.
      • Scottsdale is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south of Country Trace.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hugh Malcolm Downs<3>
    • Dennis Farina     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Chicago (Illinois) on Tueday February 29, 1944 (which is Leap Day) and died in Scottsdale (Arizona) on Monday July 22, 2013 at the age of 69. He is buried at Mt. Carmel Catholic Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Scottsdale is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south of Country Trace.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dennis Farina<3>

How Far From Country Trace to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Country Trace to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

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    • Phoenix, which is the Seat of Maricopa County and lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Country Trace to Phoenix, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
    • Phoenix, which is the State Capital of Arizona, lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest (SW). The buggy would take four to five hours and walking would take most of a day.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,963 miles [3,159.1 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take three full days, a buggy would take 77 days and walking would take 112 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 7,432 miles [11,960.6 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 8,197 miles [13,191.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 6,135 miles [9,873.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Arizona

About Maricopa County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Country Trace. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Maricopa County: www.maricopa.gov/

The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.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 from Point A (ie- Country Trace) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Country Trace. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6348, Longitude: -111.9271       In this case, the coordinates for Country Trace 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 Country Trace 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 331.072 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 329.844 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 322.093 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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