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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 Harris, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Harris 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 Harris:
    • 35.137361, -114.083580
    • 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 Harris
  • Bird Watching ...
    • We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website for local sighting reports and to help identify hotspots.
    • The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Mohave County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
    • eBird sighting report for Mohave County
    • Since Harris is near Clark County, we have provided a link to its eBird sighting report:
    • eBird sighting report for Clark County
  • 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 Harris ...

We have found 49 communities that share the name Harris.

Within Arizona, the name Harris is unique.

Beyond Arizona, we know of another 49 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 49 communities, 47 are located in the United States and two are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Barbour County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Alabama community of Harris [Barbour County].
      • Jackson County
      • This Harris is located in Jackson County and lies 1,590 miles [2,558.9 km]<2> to the east of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson County community of Harris.
    • Arkansas
      • Saint Francis County
      • This Harris is located in Saint Francis County and lies 1,314 miles [2,114.7 km]<2> to the east of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Francis County community of Harris.
      • Washington County
      • This Harris is located in Washington County and lies 1,124 miles [1,808.9 km] to the east of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Harris.
    • California
      • Humboldt County
      • This Harris is located in Humboldt County and lies 624 miles [1,004.2 km]<2> to the northwest of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Humboldt County community of Harris.
      • Santa Barbara County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of Harris [Santa Barbara County].
    • Colorado
      • Arapahoe County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Colorado community of Harris [Arapahoe County].
      • Routt 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 Colorado community of Harris [Routt County].
    • Florida
      • Okaloosa County
      • This Harris is located in Okaloosa County and lies 1,615 miles [2,599.1 km]<2> to the east of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Okaloosa County community of Harris.
    • Georgia
      • Meriwether County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Harris [Meriwether County].
    • Illinois
      • Edgar County
      • This Harris is located in Edgar County and lies 1,474 miles [2,372.2 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Edgar County community of Harris.
      • Piatt County
      • This Harris is located in Piatt County and lies 1,431 miles [2,303 km] to the east northeast of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Piatt County community of Harris.
    • Indiana
      • Marshall County
      • This Harris is located in Marshall County and lies 1,559 miles [2,509 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marshall County community of Harris.
    • Iowa
      • Osceola County
      • This Harris is located in Osceola County and lies 1,145 miles [1,842.7 km]<2> to the northeast of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Osceola County community of Harris.
    • Kansas
      • Anderson County
      • This Harris is located in Anderson County and lies 1,053 miles [1,694.6 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Anderson County community of Harris.
    • Kentucky
      • Estill County
      • This Harris is located in Estill County and lies 1,693 miles [2,724.6 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Estill County community of Harris.
      • Lewis County
      • This Harris is located in Lewis County and lies 1,707 miles [2,747.2 km] to the east northeast of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lewis County community of Harris.
      • Madison County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kentucky community of Harris [Madison County].
    • Louisiana
      • Natchitoches Parish
      • This Harris is located in Natchitoches Parish and lies 1,208 miles [1,944.1 km]<2> to the east of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Natchitoches Parish community of Harris.
    • Massachusetts
      • Bristol County
      • This Harris is located in Bristol County and lies 2,332 miles [3,753 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bristol County community of Harris.
    • Michigan
      • Ingham County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Harris [Ingham County].
      • Menominee County
      • This Harris is located in Menominee County and lies 1,573 miles [2,531.5 km]<2> to the northeast of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Menominee County community of Harris.
    • Minnesota
      • Chisago County
      • This Harris is located in Chisago County and lies 1,317 miles [2,119.5 km]<2> to the northeast of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chisago County community of Harris.
    • Missouri
      • Sullivan County
      • This Harris is located in Sullivan County and lies 1,184 miles [1,905.5 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sullivan County community of Harris.
    • Montana
      • Custer County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Montana community of Harris [Custer County].
    • New Jersey
      • Burlington County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New Jersey community of Harris [Burlington County].
    • New Mexico
      • Quay County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Quay County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Quay County community of Harris.
    • New York
      • Sullivan County
      • This Harris is located in Sullivan County and lies 2,157 miles [3,471.4 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sullivan County community of Harris.
    • North Carolina
      • Moore County
      • This Harris is located in Moore County and lies 1,938 miles [3,118.9 km]<2> to the east of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Moore County community of Harris.
      • Rutherford County
      • This Harris is located in Rutherford County and lies 1,809 miles [2,911.3 km] to the east of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rutherford County community of Harris.
    • Ohio
      • Gallia County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Harris [Gallia County].
      • Muskingum 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 Ohio community of Harris [Muskingum County].
      • Ross County
      • This Harris is located in Ross County and lies 1,716 miles [2,761.6 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ross County community of Harris.
    • Oklahoma
      • McCurtain County
      • This Harris is located in McCurtain County and lies 1,104 miles [1,776.7 km]<2> to the east of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the McCurtain County community of Harris.
    • Ontario
      • We haven't found the location of this community yet.
    • Oregon
      • Benton County
      • This Harris is located in Benton County and lies 818 miles [1,316.4 km]<2> to the northwest of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Benton County community of Harris.
      • Wallowa County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Oregon community of Harris [Wallowa County].
    • Pennsylvania
      • Lycoming County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Harris [Lycoming County].
    • Rhode Island
      • Kent County
      • This Harris is located in Kent County and lies 2,321 miles [3,735.3 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kent County community of Harris.
      • Providence County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Rhode Island community of Harris [Providence County].
    • Saskatchewan
      • This Harris lies 1,190 miles [1,915.1 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
    • South Carolina
      • Greenwood County
      • This Harris is located in Greenwood County and lies 1,803 miles [2,901.6 km]<2> to the east of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greenwood County community of Harris.
    • Tennessee
      • Obion County
      • This Harris is located in Obion County and lies 1,406 miles [2,262.7 km]<2> to the east of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Obion County community of Harris.
    • Texas
      • Edwards County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Harris [Edwards County].
      • Hunt County
      • This Harris is located in Hunt County and lies 1,037 miles [1,668.9 km]<2> to the east of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hunt County community of Harris.
    • Utah
      • Weber County
      • This Harris is located in Weber County and lies 434 miles [698.5 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Weber County community of Harris.
    • Virginia
      • Louisa 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 Virginia community of Harris [Louisa County].
      • Stafford County
      • This Harris is located in Stafford County and lies 2,029 miles [3,265.4 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Harris that is located in Mohave County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Stafford County community of Harris.
    • West Virginia
      • Boone County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of Harris [Boone County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Harris ...

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.

  • Berry [Mohave County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berry
    • Berry [Mohave County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Harris
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Berry have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berry
  • Butler [Mohave County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butler
    • Butler [Mohave County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Harris
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butler have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butler
  • Golden Valley [Mohave County]
  • Hilltop [Mohave County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hilltop
    • Hilltop [Mohave County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northeast of Harris
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hilltop have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilltop
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Kingman [Mohave County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingman
      • Kingman [Mohave County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Harris
      • Estimated population in 2019: 31,013 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingman<5>
    • Mineral Park [Mohave County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineral Park
      • Mineral Park [Mohave County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the north of Harris
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Mineral Park. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
    • Oatman [Mohave County]
    • Santa Claus [Mohave County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santa Claus
      • Santa Claus [Mohave County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Harris

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 Harris. 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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    • George Farley 'Boots' Grantham     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Galena (Kansas) on Sunday May 20, 1900 and died in Kingman (Arizona) on Sunday March 14, 1954 at the age of 53. He is buried at Mountain View Cemetery (Mohave County, Arizona).
      • Kingman is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast of Harris.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Farley 'Boots' Grantham<7>
    • Ella Mae Morse     (Singer)
      • Singer. She was born in Mansfield (Texas) on Friday September 12, 1924 and died in Bullhead City (Arizona) on Saturday October 16, 1999 at the age of 75.
      • Bullhead City is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the west of Harris.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ella Mae Morse<7>

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers and using the location of where the historic community of Harris once stood, the straight-line distance beginning in Harris and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Kingman, which is the Seat of Mohave County and lies just to the North Northeast.
    • Phoenix, which is the State Capital of Arizona, lies 163 miles [262.3 km]<2> to the southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Harris to Phoenix, with an average speed<8>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 10 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 2,044 miles [3,289.5 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take 4 days, a buggy would take 80 days and walking would take 117 days.
    • The shortest distance<9> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 7,398 miles [11,905.9 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<10>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 8,165 miles [13,140.3 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<11>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 6,127 miles [9,860.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<12>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Mohave County: www.co.mohave.az.us/

The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Harris 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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Harris) 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 Harris. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Harris

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harris. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1374, Longitude: -114.0836       In this case, the coordinates for Harris have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 Harris, 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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<7>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.
<8>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.
<9>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 Harris to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 333.003 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 332.302 degrees.
<12>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 323.262 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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