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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 Horn, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Horn 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 Horn:
    • 32.944768, -113.503250
    • 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 Horn
  • 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 Yuma County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
    • eBird sighting report for Yuma County
    • Since Horn is near Maricopa County, we have provided a link to its eBird sighting report:
    • eBird sighting report for Maricopa 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 Horn ...

We have found seven communities that share the name Horn.

Within Arizona, the name Horn is unique.

Beyond Arizona, we know of another seven communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Iowa
      • Jasper 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 Iowa community of Horn [Jasper County].
    • Mississippi
      • Clarke County
      • This Horn is located in Clarke County and lies 1,453 miles [2,338.4 km]<2> to the east of the Horn that is located in Yuma County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clarke County community of Horn.
    • Missouri
      • Jasper 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 Missouri community of Horn [Jasper County].
    • Nebraska
      • Dawes County
      • This Horn is located in Dawes County and lies 870 miles [1,400.1 km]<2> to the northeast of the Horn that is located in Yuma County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dawes County community of Horn.
    • North Dakota
      • Stutsman 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 North Dakota community of Horn [Stutsman County].
    • Pennsylvania
      • Warren 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 Horn [Warren County].
    • Virginia
      • Buchanan County
      • This Horn is located in Buchanan County and lies 1,801 miles [2,898.4 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Horn that is located in Yuma County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Buchanan County community of Horn.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Horn ...

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.

  • Aztec [Yuma County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aztec
    • Aztec [Yuma County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south of Horn
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aztec
  • Camel [Maricopa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camel
    • Camel [Maricopa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Horn
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camel have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camel
  • Camp Horn [Yuma County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camp Horn
    • Camp Horn [Yuma County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Horn
  • Dateland [Yuma County]
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Growler [Yuma County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Growler
      • Growler [Yuma County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the southwest of Horn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Growler have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Growler
    • Kim [Yuma County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kim
      • Kim [Yuma County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the southwest of Horn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kim have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kim
    • Mohawk [Yuma County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mohawk
      • Mohawk [Yuma County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Horn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mohawk have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mohawk
    • Montezuma [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montezuma
      • Montezuma [Maricopa County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northeast of Horn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montezuma have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montezuma
    • Sentinel [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sentinel
      • Sentinel [Maricopa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the east of Horn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sentinel have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sentinel

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Yuma, which is the Seat of Yuma County and lies 67 miles [107.8 km]<2> to the west southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Horn to Yuma, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take about three full days.
    • Phoenix, which is the State Capital of Arizona, lies 89 miles [143.2 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 most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 2,065 miles [3,323.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take 4 days, a buggy would take 81 days and walking would take 118 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 7,517 miles [12,097.4 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 8,283 miles [13,330.2 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 6,228 miles [10,023 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Arizona

About Yuma County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Yuma County: www.co.yuma.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 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 Horn 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' (or 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- Horn) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Horn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9448, Longitude: -113.5032       In this case, the coordinates for Horn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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 Horn to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 332.212 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.163 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 322.953 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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