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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 Alpine, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Alpine 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 Alpine:
    • 34.539158, -118.106461
    • 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 Alpine
  • 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 Alpine ...

We have found 43 communities that share the name Alpine.

There are two communities within California that are also named Alpine.

Beyond California, we know of another 41 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 41 communities, 42 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Located In California ...
    • Mendocino County
      • This Alpine is located in Mendocino County and lies 453 miles [729 km]<1> to the northwest of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mendocino County community of Alpine.
    • San Diego County
      • This Alpine is located in San Diego County and lies 140 miles [225.3 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Diego County community of Alpine.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • DeKalb County
      • This Alpine is located in DeKalb County and lies 1,840 miles [2,961.2 km]<1> to the east of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the DeKalb County community of Alpine.
      • Talladega County
      • This Alpine is located in Talladega County and lies 1,819 miles [2,927.4 km] to the east of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Talladega County community of Alpine.
    • Alaska
      • This Alpine lies 2,757 miles [4,437 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
    • Arizona
      • Apache County
      • This Alpine is located in Apache County and lies 514 miles [827.2 km]<1> to the east of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Apache County community of Alpine.
    • Arkansas
      • Clark County
      • This Alpine is located in Clark County and lies 1,405 miles [2,261.1 km]<1> to the east of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clark County community of Alpine.
      • Faulkner County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Alpine [Faulkner County].
      • Pulaski County
      • This Alpine is located in Pulaski County and lies 1,453 miles [2,338.4 km] to the east of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pulaski County community of Alpine.
    • Colorado
      • Chaffee County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Colorado community of Alpine [Chaffee County].
      • Rio Grande County
      • This Alpine is located in Rio Grande County and lies 677 miles [1,089.5 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rio Grande County community of Alpine.
    • Florida
      • Highlands County
      • This Alpine is located in Highlands County and lies 2,205 miles [3,548.6 km]<1> to the east of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Highlands County community of Alpine.
      • Hillsborough County
      • This Alpine is located in Hillsborough County and lies 2,149 miles [3,458.5 km] to the east of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsborough County community of Alpine.
      • Washington County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Florida community of Alpine [Washington County].
    • Georgia
      • Chattooga County
      • This Alpine is located in Chattooga County and lies 1,847 miles [2,972.5 km]<1> to the east of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chattooga County community of Alpine.
      • Toombs County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Alpine [Toombs County].
    • Idaho
      • Adams County
      • This Alpine is located in Adams County and lies 699 miles [1,124.9 km]<1> to the north of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Adams County community of Alpine.
      • Washington County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Idaho community of Alpine [Washington County].
    • Illinois
      • Cook County
      • This Alpine is located in Cook County and lies 1,703 miles [2,740.7 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cook County community of Alpine.
    • Indiana
      • Fayette County
      • This Alpine is located in Fayette County and lies 1,836 miles [2,954.8 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fayette County community of Alpine.
    • Kentucky
      • Pulaski County
      • This Alpine is located in Pulaski County and lies 1,880 miles [3,025.6 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pulaski County community of Alpine.
    • Manitoba
      • This Alpine lies 1,445 miles [2,325.5 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
    • Maryland
      • Frederick County
      • This Alpine is located in Frederick County and lies 2,255 miles [3,629.1 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Frederick County community of Alpine.
    • Michigan
      • Kent County
      • This Alpine is located in Kent County and lies 1,828 miles [2,941.9 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kent County community of Alpine.
    • Mississippi
      • Union County
      • This Alpine is located in Union County and lies 1,661 miles [2,673.1 km]<1> to the east of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Union County community of Alpine.
    • Montana
      • Carbon County
      • This Alpine is located in Carbon County and lies 861 miles [1,385.6 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carbon County community of Alpine.
      • Fergus County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Montana community of Alpine [Fergus County].
    • Nevada
      • Churchill County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Nevada community of Alpine [Churchill County].
      • Esmeralda 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 Nevada community of Alpine [Esmeralda County].
    • New Jersey
      • Bergen County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New Jersey community of Alpine [Bergen County].
    • New York
      • Schuyler County
      • This Alpine is located in Schuyler County and lies 2,278 miles [3,666.1 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Schuyler County community of Alpine.
    • Oklahoma
      • Beaver County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Oklahoma community of Alpine [Beaver County].
    • Oregon
      • Benton County
      • This Alpine is located in Benton County and lies 731 miles [1,176.4 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Benton County community of Alpine.
      • Morrow County
      • This Alpine is located in Morrow County and lies 768 miles [1,236 km] to the north of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Morrow County community of Alpine.
    • Pennsylvania
      • York County
      • This Alpine is located in York County and lies 2,276 miles [3,662.9 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the York County community of Alpine.
    • Tennessee
      • Overton County
      • This Alpine is located in Overton County and lies 1,845 miles [2,969.2 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Overton County community of Alpine.
    • Texas
      • Brewster County
      • This Alpine is located in Brewster County and lies 888 miles [1,429.1 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Brewster County community of Alpine.
    • Utah
      • Utah County
      • This Alpine is located in Utah County and lies 535 miles [861 km]<1> to the northeast of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Utah County community of Alpine.
    • Virginia
      • Botetourt County
      • This Alpine is located in Botetourt County and lies 2,144 miles [3,450.4 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Botetourt County community of Alpine.
      • Fairfax County
      • This Alpine is located in Fairfax County and lies 2,266 miles [3,646.8 km] to the east northeast of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fairfax County community of Alpine.
      • Shenandoah County
      • This Alpine is located in Shenandoah County and lies 2,189 miles [3,522.9 km] to the east northeast of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Shenandoah County community of Alpine.
    • Washington
      • Clark County
      • This Alpine is located in Clark County and lies 809 miles [1,302 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clark County community of Alpine.
    • Wyoming
      • Lincoln County
      • This Alpine is located in Lincoln County and lies 706 miles [1,136.2 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Alpine that is located in Los Angeles County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lincoln County community of Alpine.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Alpine ...

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.

  • Antelope Center [Los Angeles County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antelope Center
    • Antelope Center [Los Angeles County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Alpine
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Antelope Center have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antelope Center
  • Boiling Point [Los Angeles County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boiling Point
    • Boiling Point [Los Angeles County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Alpine
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boiling Point have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Point
  • Four Points [Los Angeles County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Four Points
    • Four Points [Los Angeles County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Alpine
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Four Points have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Four Points
  • Harold [Los Angeles County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harold
    • Harold [Los Angeles County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Alpine
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harold have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harold
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Lakeview [Los Angeles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview
      • Lakeview [Los Angeles County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Alpine
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeview have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview
    • Littlerock [Los Angeles County]
    • Mission [Los Angeles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mission
      • Mission [Los Angeles County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Alpine
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mission have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mission
    • Paris [Los Angeles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paris
      • Paris [Los Angeles County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Alpine
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paris
    • Pearland [Los Angeles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pearland
      • Pearland [Los Angeles County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Alpine
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearland
    • Quartz Hill [Los Angeles County]
    • Sunrise [Los Angeles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunrise
      • Sunrise [Los Angeles County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Alpine
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunrise have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunrise

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 Alpine. 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 Agar     (Actor)
      • Full name: John George Agar, Jr.
      • Actor. He was born in Chicago (IL) on January 31, 1921 (a Monday) and died in Burbank (CA) on April 7, 2002 (a Sunday) at the age of 81. He is buried at Riverside National Cemetery (Riverside County, California).
      • Burbank is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southwest of Alpine.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Agar<6>
    • Philip Ahn     (Actor)
    • Wally Albright     (Actor)
    • Christopher Allport     (Actor)
    • Mary Anderson     (Actress)
    • Mignon Anderson     (Actress)
    • Morris Ankrum     (Actor)
      • Born: Stephen Morris Nussbaum
      • Actor. He was born in Danville (IL) on August 27, 1896 (a Thursday) and died in Pasadena (CA) on September 2, 1964 (a Wednesday) at the age of 68. He is buried at Spring Hill Cemetery (Vermilion County, Illinois).
      • Pasadena is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Alpine.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Morris Ankrum<6>
    • Matthew Michael Ansara     (Actor, bodybuilder)
    • Samuel Zachary Arkoff     (Producer)
    • Richard Arlen     (Actor)
      • Born: Cornelius Richard Van Mattimore
      • Actor. He was born in Charlottesville (VA) on September 1, 1898 (a Thursday) and died in North Hollywood (CA) on March 28, 1976 (a Sunday) at the age of 77.
      • North Hollywood is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southwest of Alpine.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Richard Arlen<6>
    • Humbert Allen Astredo     (Actor)
    • Eleanor Audley     (Actress)
    • Luis Avalos     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Havana (Cuba) on September 2, 1946 (a Monday) and died in Burbank (CA) on January 22, 2014 (a Wednesday) at the age of 67. He is buried at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Burbank is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southwest of Alpine.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Luis Avalos<6>

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers and using the location of where the historic community of Alpine once stood, the straight-line distance beginning in Alpine and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Los Angeles, which is the Seat of Los Angeles County and lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the south southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Alpine to Los Angeles, 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 about two full days.
    • Sacramento, which is the State Capital of California, lies 336 miles [540.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take five to six hours, a buggy would take 14 days and walking would take 19 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 2,273 miles [3,658 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 89 days and walking would take 130 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 7,533 miles [12,123.2 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 8,302 miles [13,360.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 6,293 miles [10,127.6 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<11>

Mentions & References for Alpine

Communities in California

About Los Angeles County

About California

The official website for Los Angeles County: www.lacounty.info/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.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- Alpine) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alpine. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5392, Longitude: -118.1065       In this case, the coordinates for Alpine have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 Alpine 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.
<3>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 Alpine, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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 Alpine 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 336.195 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 336.121 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 325.558 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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