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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 Jordan, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Jordan 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 Jordan:
    • 34.690300, -111.905710
    • 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 Jordan
  • 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 Jordan ...

We have found 41 communities that share the name Jordan.

Within Arizona, the name Jordan is unique.

Beyond Arizona, we know of another 41 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 41 communities, 39 are located in the United States and two are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Elmore County
      • This Jordan is located in Elmore County and lies 1,490 miles [2,397.9 km]<1> to the east of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Elmore County community of Jordan.
      • Washington County
      • This Jordan is located in Washington County and lies 1,382 miles [2,224.1 km] to the east of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Jordan.
    • Arkansas
      • Baxter County
      • This Jordan is located in Baxter County and lies 1,112 miles [1,789.6 km]<1> to the east of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Baxter County community of Jordan.
      • Drew County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Jordan [Drew County].
      • Madison County
      • This community is historic and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Jordan [Madison County].
    • California
      • Mono County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of Jordan [Mono County].
    • Connecticut
      • New London County
      • This Jordan is located in New London County and lies 2,191 miles [3,526.1 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the New London County community of Jordan.
    • Georgia
      • Wheeler County
      • This Jordan is located in Wheeler County and lies 1,690 miles [2,719.8 km]<1> to the east of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wheeler County community of Jordan.
    • Idaho
      • Clearwater County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Idaho community of Jordan [Clearwater County].
    • Indiana
      • Davies's County
      • This Jordan is located in Davies's County and lies 1,390 miles [2,237 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Davies's County community of Jordan.
      • Jay County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Indiana community of Jordan [Jay County].
      • Owen County
      • This Jordan is located in Owen County and lies 1,410 miles [2,269.2 km] to the east northeast of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Owen County community of Jordan.
    • Iowa
      • Boone County
      • This Jordan is located in Boone County and lies 1,101 miles [1,771.9 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Boone County community of Jordan.
    • Kentucky
      • Fulton County
      • This Jordan is located in Fulton County and lies 1,287 miles [2,071.2 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fulton County community of Jordan.
    • Manitoba
      • This Jordan lies 1,235 miles [1,987.5 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
    • Michigan
      • Isabella County
      • This Jordan is located in Isabella County and lies 1,571 miles [2,528.3 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Isabella County community of Jordan.
      • Mason County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Jordan [Mason County].
    • Minnesota
      • Lake County
      • This Jordan is located in Lake County and lies 1,364 miles [2,195.1 km]<1> to the northeast of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lake County community of Jordan.
      • Scott County
      • This Jordan is located in Scott County and lies 1,185 miles [1,907.1 km] to the northeast of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Scott County community of Jordan.
    • Missouri
      • Hickory County
      • This Jordan is located in Hickory County and lies 1,066 miles [1,715.6 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hickory County community of Jordan.
    • Montana
      • Garfield County
      • This Jordan is located in Garfield County and lies 909 miles [1,462.9 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Garfield County community of Jordan.
    • Nebraska
      • Garfield County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Garfield County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Garfield County community of Jordan.
    • New Mexico
      • Quay County
      • This Jordan is located in Quay County and lies 457 miles [735.5 km]<1> to the east of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Quay County community of Jordan.
    • New York
      • Onondaga County
      • This Jordan is located in Onondaga County and lies 1,973 miles [3,175.2 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Onondaga County community of Jordan.
    • North Carolina
      • Johnston County
      • This Jordan is located in Johnston County and lies 1,888 miles [3,038.4 km]<1> to the east of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Johnston County community of Jordan.
    • Ohio
      • Noble County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Jordan [Noble County].
    • Ontario
      • This Jordan lies 1,829 miles [2,943.5 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
    • Oregon
      • Linn County
      • This Jordan is located in Linn County and lies 897 miles [1,443.6 km]<1> to the northwest of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Linn County community of Jordan.
      • Morrow County
      • This Jordan is located in Morrow County and lies 853 miles [1,372.8 km] to the north northwest of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Morrow County community of Jordan.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Bucks County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Jordan [Bucks County].
      • Lehigh 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 Pennsylvania community of Jordan [Lehigh County].
    • South Carolina
      • Clarendon County
      • This Jordan is located in Clarendon County and lies 1,805 miles [2,904.9 km]<1> to the east of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clarendon County community of Jordan.
      • Greenville County
      • This Jordan is located in Greenville County and lies 1,673 miles [2,692.4 km] to the east of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greenville County community of Jordan.
    • Texas
      • Bastrop County
      • This Jordan is located in Bastrop County and lies 909 miles [1,462.9 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bastrop County community of Jordan.
      • Jasper County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Jasper County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jasper County community of Jordan.
    • Utah
      • Salt Lake County
      • This Jordan is located in Salt Lake County and lies 401 miles [645.3 km]<1> to the north of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Salt Lake County community of Jordan.
    • Virginia
      • Accomack County
      • This Jordan is located in Accomack County and lies 2,016 miles [3,244.4 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Accomack County community of Jordan.
    • Washington
      • Snohomish County
      • This Jordan is located in Snohomish County and lies 1,064 miles [1,712.3 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Snohomish County community of Jordan.
    • West Virginia
      • Kanawha County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of Jordan [Kanawha County].
      • Marion County
      • This Jordan is located in Marion County and lies 1,774 miles [2,855 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marion County community of Jordan.
    • Wisconsin
      • Portage County
      • This Jordan is located in Portage County and lies 1,366 miles [2,198.4 km]<1> to the northeast of the Jordan that is located in Yavapai County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Portage County community of Jordan.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Jordan ...

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.

  • Big Park [Yavapai County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Park
    • Big Park [Yavapai County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Jordan
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Park have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Park
  • Centerville [Yavapai County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerville
    • Centerville [Yavapai County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Jordan
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centerville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
  • Cherry [Yavapai County]
  • Cornville [Yavapai County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cottonwood [Yavapai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottonwood
      • Cottonwood [Yavapai County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Jordan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,253 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottonwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cottonwood<5>
    • Oak Creek [Yavapai County]
    • Page Springs [Yavapai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Page Springs
      • Page Springs [Yavapai County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Jordan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Page Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Page Springs
    • Red Rock [Yavapai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Rock
      • Red Rock [Yavapai County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Jordan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Rock
    • Sheeps Crossing [Yavapai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheeps Crossing
      • Sheeps Crossing [Yavapai County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Jordan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sheeps Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheeps Crossing
    • Smelter City [Yavapai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smelter City
      • Smelter City [Yavapai County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Jordan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smelter City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smelter City

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 Jordan. 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 ...
    • John Sidney McCain, III     (Politician, naval officer, prisoner of war)
      • Politician, naval officer, prisoner of war. He was born in Coco Solo (Panama Canal Zone) on Saturday August 29, 1936 and died in Cornville (Arizona) on Saturday August 25, 2018 at the age of 82. He is buried at United States Naval Academy Cemetery (Anne Arundel County, Maryland).
      • Cornville is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest of Jordan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Sidney McCain, III<6>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Prescott, which is the Seat of Yavapai County and lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the west southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Jordan to Prescott, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
    • Phoenix, which is the State Capital of Arizona, lies 86 miles [138.4 km] to the south (S). 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 1,937 miles [3,117.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take three full days, a buggy would take 76 days and walking would take 110 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 7,367 miles [11,856 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 8,133 miles [13,088.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 6,077 miles [9,780 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Arizona

About Yavapai County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Yavapai County: www.co.yavapai.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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Jordan) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jordan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6903, Longitude: -111.9057       In this case, the coordinates for Jordan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 Jordan, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>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 Jordan 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.
<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 Jordan 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 331.213 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 330.108 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 322.063 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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