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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 Lookout Mountain, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Lookout Mountain 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 Lookout Mountain:
    • 33.623374, -112.027926
    • 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 Lookout Mountain
  • 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 Lookout Mountain ...

We have found four communities that share the name Lookout Mountain.

Within Arizona, the name Lookout Mountain is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Colorado
      • Jefferson 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 Lookout Mountain [Jefferson County].
    • Georgia
      • Walker County
      • This Lookout Mountain is located in Walker County and lies 1,519 miles [2,444.6 km]<2> to the east of the Lookout Mountain that is located in Maricopa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lookout Mountain
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Walker County community of Lookout Mountain.
    • Kansas
      • Chautauqua 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 Kansas community of Lookout Mountain [Chautauqua County].
    • Tennessee
      • Hamilton County
      • This Lookout Mountain is located in Hamilton County and lies 1,519 miles [2,444.6 km]<2> to the east of the Lookout Mountain that is located in Maricopa County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lookout Mountain
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hamilton County community of Lookout Mountain.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lookout Mountain ...

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.

  • Cactus [Maricopa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cactus
    • Cactus [Maricopa County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the south of Lookout Mountain
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cactus have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cactus
  • Greentrails [Maricopa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greentrails
    • Greentrails [Maricopa County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Lookout Mountain
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greentrails have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greentrails
  • Heritage Highlands [Maricopa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heritage Highlands
    • Heritage Highlands [Maricopa County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Lookout Mountain
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heritage Highlands have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heritage Highlands
  • Links Point [Maricopa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Links Point
    • Links Point [Maricopa County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Lookout Mountain
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Links Point have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Links Point
  • Continue List   (11 more) ...
    • Moon Valley Canyon [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moon Valley Canyon
      • Moon Valley Canyon [Maricopa County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Lookout Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moon Valley Canyon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moon Valley Canyon
    • Mountain Vista [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Vista
      • Mountain Vista [Maricopa County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the north of Lookout Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Vista
    • Paradise City [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paradise City
      • Paradise City [Maricopa County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the north of Lookout Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paradise City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradise City
    • Pepper Ridge [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pepper Ridge
      • Pepper Ridge [Maricopa County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the north of Lookout Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pepper Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pepper Ridge
    • Quail Valley [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quail Valley
      • Quail Valley [Maricopa County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the east of Lookout Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quail Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quail Valley
    • Sandalwood [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandalwood
      • Sandalwood [Maricopa County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the east of Lookout Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandalwood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandalwood
    • Shadow Mountain [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shadow Mountain
      • Shadow Mountain [Maricopa County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the south of Lookout Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shadow Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shadow Mountain
    • Sunset Hills [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset Hills
      • Sunset Hills [Maricopa County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northwest of Lookout Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Hills
    • Sweetwater Garden [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweetwater Garden
      • Sweetwater Garden [Maricopa County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southeast of Lookout Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweetwater Garden have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweetwater Garden
    • Turtle Creek [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turtle Creek
      • Turtle Creek [Maricopa County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west of Lookout Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Turtle Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turtle Creek
    • Village Fairways [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Village Fairways
      • Village Fairways [Maricopa County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Lookout Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Village Fairways have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Village Fairways

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 Lookout Mountain. 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 ...
    • Muhammad Ali     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in Louisville (Kentucky) on Saturday January 17, 1942 and died in Scottsdale (Arizona) on Friday June 3, 2016 at the age of 74. He is buried at Cave Hill Cemetery (Jefferson County, Kentucky).
      • Scottsdale is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast of Lookout Mountain.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Muhammad Ali<4>
    • Bobby Ball     (Race car driver)
      • Race car driver. He was born in Phoenix (Arizona) on Wednesday August 26, 1925 and died in Phoenix (Arizona) on Saturday February 27, 1954 at the age of 28. He is buried at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery (Maricopa County, Arizona).
      • Phoenix is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the south of Lookout Mountain.
      • Phoenix is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the south of Lookout Mountain.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bobby Ball<4>
    • Martine Bartlett     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Saint Louis (Missouri) on Friday April 24, 1925 and died in Tempe (Arizona) on Monday June 5, 2006 at the age of 81. She is buried at Calvary Cemetery (Saint Louis City, Missouri).
      • Tempe is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the south of Lookout Mountain.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Martine Bartlett<4>
    • Mary Ritter Beard     (Historian, activist)
      • Historian, activist. She was born in Indianapolis (Indiana) on Saturday August 5, 1876 and died in Phoenix (Arizona) on Thursday August 14, 1958 at the age of 82. She is buried at Ferncliff Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Phoenix is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the south of Lookout Mountain.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mary Ritter Beard<4>
    • Jimmy 'Cowboy' Bryan     (Race car driver)
      • Race car driver. He was born in Phoenix (Arizona) on Thursday January 28, 1926 and died in Langhorne (Pennsylvania) on Sunday June 19, 1960 at the age of 34. He is buried at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery (Maricopa County, Arizona).
      • Phoenix is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the south of Lookout Mountain.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jimmy 'Cowboy' Bryan<4>
    • Frankie Carle     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Providence (Rhode Island) on Wednesday March 25, 1903 and died in Mesa (Arizona) on Wednesday March 7, 2001 at the age of 98. He is buried at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Mesa is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southeast of Lookout Mountain.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frankie Carle<4>
    • Frank Castillo     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in El Paso (Texas) on Tueday April 1, 1969 and died in Carefree (Arizona) on Sunday July 28, 2013 at the age of 44. He is buried at Restlawn Memorial Park (El Paso County, Texas).
      • Carefree is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast of Lookout Mountain.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frank Castillo<4>
    • Arlester 'Dyke' Christian     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Buffalo (New York) on Sunday June 13, 1943 and died in Phoenix (Arizona) on Saturday March 13, 1971 at the age of 27. He is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery (Erie County, New York).
      • Phoenix is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the south of Lookout Mountain.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Arlester 'Dyke' Christian<4>
    • Buster Crabbe     (Actor, Olympic athlete)
      • Actor, Olympic athlete. He was born in Oakland (California) on Sunday February 2, 1908 and died in Scottsdale (Arizona) on Saturday April 23, 1983 at the age of 75. He is buried at Green Acres Memorial Park (Maricopa County, Arizona).
      • Scottsdale is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast of Lookout Mountain.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Buster Crabbe<4>
    • Robert Edward 'Bob' Crane     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Waterbury (Connecticut) on Friday July 13, 1928 and died in Scottsdale (Arizona) on Thursday June 29, 1978 at the age of 49. He is buried at Westwood Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Scottsdale is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast of Lookout Mountain.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert Edward 'Bob' Crane<4>
    • Mike Darr     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Corona (California) on Sunday March 21, 1976 and died in Peoria (Arizona) on Friday February 15, 2002 at the age of 25. He is buried at Crestlawn Memorial Park (Riverside County, California).
      • Peoria is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the west of Lookout Mountain.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mike Darr<4>
    • Dr. Loyal Edward Davis     (Medical pioneer)
    • Prentice 'Sean' Delaney     (Songwriter, record producer)
      • Songwriter, record producer. He was born in Tempe (Arizona) on Monday January 8, 1945 and died in Orem (Utah) on Sunday April 13, 2003 at the age of 58. He is buried at Orem City Cemetery (Utah County, Utah).
      • Tempe is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the south of Lookout Mountain.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Prentice 'Sean' Delaney<4>

How Far From Lookout Mountain to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Lookout Mountain to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Phoenix, which is the Seat of Maricopa County and lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the south southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Lookout Mountain to Phoenix, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
    • Phoenix, which is the State Capital of Arizona, lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW). The buggy would take nearly four hours and walking would take five to six hours.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,969 miles [3,168.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take three full days, a buggy would take 77 days and walking would take 112 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 7,435 miles [11,965.5 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 8,200 miles [13,196.6 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 6,139 miles [9,879.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Arizona

About Maricopa County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Maricopa County: www.maricopa.gov/

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 Lookout Mountain 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lookout Mountain) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lookout Mountain. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6234, Longitude: -112.0279       In this case, the coordinates for Lookout Mountain 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>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.
<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 Lookout Mountain 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 331.15 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 329.937 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 322.147 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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