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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 Duval, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Duval 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 Duval:
    • 31.931749, -110.958146
    • 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 Duval
  • 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 Duval ...

We have found ten communities that share the name Duval.

Within Arizona, the name Duval is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Florida
      • Duval County
      • This Duval is located in Duval County and lies 1,730 miles [2,784.2 km]<1> to the east of the Duval that is located in Pima County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duval
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Duval County community of Duval.
    • Georgia
      • Henry County
      • This Duval is located in Henry County and lies 1,552 miles [2,497.7 km]<1> to the east of the Duval that is located in Pima County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duval
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Henry County community of Duval.
    • Kentucky
      • Scott County
      • This Duval is located in Scott County and lies 1,543 miles [2,483.2 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Duval that is located in Pima County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duval
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Scott County community of Duval.
    • Missouri
      • Barton 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 Missouri community of Duval [Barton County].
      • Jasper County
      • Although located in Jasper County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jasper County community of Duval.
    • Saskatchewan
      • This Duval lies 1,362 miles [2,191.9 km]<1> to the north of the Duval that is located in Pima County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duval
    • Texas
      • Duval 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 Texas community of Duval [Duval County].
      • Travis 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 Texas community of Duval [Travis County].
      • Winkler County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Winkler County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Winkler County community of Duval.
    • West Virginia
      • Duval #
      • 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 West Virginia community of Duval.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Duval ...

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.

  • Continental [Pima County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Continental
    • Continental [Pima County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Duval
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Continental have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Greaterville [Pima County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greaterville
    • Greaterville [Pima County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Duval
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greaterville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Green Valley [Pima County]
  • Kentucky Camp [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kentucky Camp
    • Kentucky Camp [Santa Cruz County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Duval
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Littletown [Pima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Littletown
      • Littletown [Pima County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Duval
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Littletown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Littletown
    • Mountain View [Pima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain View
      • Mountain View [Pima County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the east of Duval
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain View have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
    • Twin Buttes [Pima County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Buttes
      • Twin Buttes [Pima County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Duval
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin Buttes have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Vail [Pima County]

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 Duval. 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 ...
    • Lew Bush     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Atlanta (Georgia) on Tueday December 2, 1969 and died in Tucson (Arizona) on Thursday December 8, 2011 at the age of 42. He is buried at El Camino Memorial Park (San Diego County, California).
      • Tucson is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the north of Duval.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lew Bush<6>
    • Larry Clinton     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Brooklyn (New York) on Tueday August 17, 1909 and died in Tucson (Arizona) on Thursday May 2, 1985 at the age of 75. He is buried at Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery (San Diego County, California).
      • Tucson is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the north of Duval.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Larry Clinton<6>
    • Louis 'Lou' Criger     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Elkhart (Indiana) on Saturday February 3, 1872 and died in Tucson (Arizona) on Monday May 14, 1934 at the age of 62. He is buried at Evergreen Memorial Park (Pima County, Arizona).
      • Tucson is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the north of Duval.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Louis 'Lou' Criger<6>
    • Barbara Eden     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Tucson (Arizona) on Sunday August 23, 1931
      • Tucson is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the north of Duval.
    • Linda Loredo     (Actress)
      • Actress. He was born in Tucson (Arizona) on Thursday June 20, 1907 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Tueday August 11, 1931 at the age of 24. He is buried at Calvary Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Tucson is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the north of Duval.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Linda Loredo<6>
    • Lee Marvin     (Oscar winning actor)
      • Oscar winning actor. He was born in New York (New York) on Tueday February 19, 1924 and died in Tucson (Arizona) on Saturday August 29, 1987 at the age of 63. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington County, Virginia).
      • Tucson is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the north of Duval.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lee Marvin<6>
    • Jesse Owens     (Olympic Gold Medalist, civil rights activist)
      • Olympic Gold Medalist, civil rights activist. He was born in Danville (Alabama) on Friday September 12, 1913 and died in Tucson (Arizona) on Saturday May 31, 1980 at the age of 66. He is buried at Oak Woods Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Tucson is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the north of Duval.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jesse Owens<6>
    • Rosa F. Turich     (Actress, comedian)
      • Actress, comedian. She was born in Tucson (Arizona) on Tueday June 9, 1903 and died in Santa Ana (California) on Friday November 20, 1998 at the age of 95. She is buried at San Fernando Mission Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Tucson is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the north of Duval.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rosa F. Turich<6>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Tucson, which is the Seat of Pima County and lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the north. If you could walk a straight line from Duval to Tucson, with an average speed<7> 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 most of a day.
    • Phoenix, which is the State Capital of Arizona, lies 123 miles [197.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,956 miles [3,147.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take three full days, a buggy would take 77 days and walking would take 112 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 7,507 miles [12,081.3 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 8,269 miles [13,307.7 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 6,193 miles [9,966.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pima County: www.co.pima.az.us/

The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Duval) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Duval. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9317, Longitude: -110.9581       In this case, the coordinates for Duval have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock 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 Duval 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 Duval, 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>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 Duval 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 330.04 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 328.439 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.59 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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