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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 Stoneman Lake, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Stoneman Lake 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 Stoneman Lake:
    • 34.781454, -111.512719
    • 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 Stoneman Lake
  • 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 Stoneman Lake ...

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 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Stoneman Lake
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Park
  • Happy Jack [Coconino County]
  • Indian Gardens [Coconino County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Gardens
    • Indian Gardens [Coconino County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Stoneman Lake
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Gardens
  • Lakeview [Coconino County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview
    • Lakeview [Coconino County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Stoneman Lake
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Mormon Lake [Coconino County]
    • Oak Creek [Yavapai County]
    • Pilgrim Playground [Coconino County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pilgrim Playground
      • Pilgrim Playground [Coconino County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Stoneman Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pilgrim Playground have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pilgrim Playground
    • Rockledge [Coconino County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockledge
      • Rockledge [Coconino County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the north of Stoneman Lake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockledge

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 Stoneman Lake. 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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    • Andy Devine     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Flagstaff (Arizona) on Saturday October 7, 1905 and died in Orange (California) on Friday February 18, 1977 at the age of 71. The body was cremated.
      • Flagstaff is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the north of Stoneman Lake.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andy Devine<4>
    • 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 23 miles [37 km] to the west of Stoneman Lake.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Sidney McCain, III<4>
    • Vesto Melvin Slipher     (Astronomer)
      • Astronomer. He was born in Mulberry (Indiana) on Thursday November 11, 1875 and died in Flagstaff (Arizona) on Saturday November 8, 1969 at the age of 94. He is buried at Flagstaff Citizens Cemetery (Coconino County, Arizona).
      • Flagstaff is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the north of Stoneman Lake.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Vesto Melvin Slipher<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Flagstaff, which is the Seat of Coconino County and lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the north northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Stoneman Lake to Flagstaff, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full 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 97 miles [156.1 km] to the south southwest (SSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take three full days and walking would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,914 miles [3,080.3 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<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 7,351 miles [11,830.3 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 8,116 miles [13,061.4 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 6,058 miles [9,749.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Arizona

About Coconino County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Coconino County: www.co.coconino.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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Stoneman Lake) 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 Stoneman Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Stoneman Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stoneman Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7815, Longitude: -111.5127    
<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're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Stoneman Lake 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 330.918 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 329.761 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.847 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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