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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 Huachuca Terrace, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Huachuca Terrace 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 Huachuca Terrace:
    • 31.398145, -109.926195
    • 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 Huachuca Terrace
  • 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 Cochise County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
    • eBird sighting report for Cochise 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Huachuca Terrace ...

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.

  • Black Bear Spring [Cochise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Black Bear Spring
    • Black Bear Spring [Cochise County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the west of Huachuca Terrace
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black Bear Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Bear Spring
  • Double Adobe [Cochise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Double Adobe
    • Double Adobe [Cochise County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east of Huachuca Terrace
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Double Adobe
  • Galena [Cochise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galena
    • Galena [Cochise County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Huachuca Terrace
    • 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
  • Lewis Springs [Cochise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewis Springs
    • Lewis Springs [Cochise County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Huachuca Terrace
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewis Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewis Springs
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    • Miracle Valley [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Miracle Valley
      • Miracle Valley [Cochise County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the west of Huachuca Terrace
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Miracle Valley
    • Paul Spur [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paul Spur
      • Paul Spur [Cochise County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Huachuca Terrace
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paul Spur have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paul Spur
    • Stark [Cochise County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stark
      • Stark [Cochise County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Huachuca Terrace
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stark have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Tintown [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tintown
      • Tintown [Cochise County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Huachuca Terrace
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tintown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tintown
    • Village Meadows [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Village Meadows
      • Village Meadows [Cochise County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Huachuca Terrace
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Village Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Village Meadows

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Bisbee, which is the Seat of Cochise County and lies just to the North.
    • Phoenix, which is the State Capital of Arizona, lies 189 miles [304.2 km]<1> to the northwest (NW). If you could drive a straight line from Huachuca Terrace to Phoenix, with an average speed<3>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take a little over three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 11 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 8 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,916 miles [3,083.5 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take three full days, a buggy would take 75 days and walking would take 109 days.
    • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 7,508 miles [12,083 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<5>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 8,268 miles [13,306.1 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 6,183 miles [9,950.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Arizona

About Cochise County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cochise County: www.cochise.az.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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Huachuca Terrace) 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 Huachuca Terrace. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Huachuca Terrace

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Huachuca Terrace. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3981, Longitude: -109.9262    
<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>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.
<4>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 Huachuca Terrace to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 329.149 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 327.31 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.054 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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