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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 Amber Place, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Amber Place 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 Amber Place:
    • 27.975100, -82.371100
    • 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 Amber Place
  • 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 Amber Place ...

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.

  • Berryhill [Hillsborough County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berryhill
    • Berryhill [Hillsborough County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Amber Place
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Berryhill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berryhill
  • Bunchville [Hillsborough County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bunchville
    • Bunchville [Hillsborough County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Amber Place
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bunchville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunchville
  • Easy Way [Hillsborough County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Easy Way
    • Easy Way [Hillsborough County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Amber Place
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Easy Way have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Easy Way
  • Florence Villa [Hillsborough County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence Villa
    • Florence Villa [Hillsborough County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Amber Place
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florence Villa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence Villa
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    • Gold Coast [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gold Coast
      • Gold Coast [Hillsborough County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Amber Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gold Coast have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gold Coast
    • Gold Rush [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gold Rush
      • Gold Rush [Hillsborough County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Amber Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gold Rush have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gold Rush
    • Kings Forest [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Forest
      • Kings Forest [Hillsborough County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Amber Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kings Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Forest
    • Lukes [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lukes
      • Lukes [Hillsborough County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Amber Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lukes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lukes
    • Michigan Broadway [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Michigan Broadway
      • Michigan Broadway [Hillsborough County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Amber Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Michigan Broadway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Michigan Broadway
    • Missouri Park [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Missouri Park
      • Missouri Park [Hillsborough County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Amber Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Missouri Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Missouri Park
    • Orient Park [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orient Park
      • Orient Park [Hillsborough County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Amber Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orient Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orient Park
    • Sixmile Creek [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sixmile Creek
      • Sixmile Creek [Hillsborough County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Amber Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sixmile Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sixmile Creek
    • Spillers [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spillers
      • Spillers [Hillsborough County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Amber Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spillers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spillers
    • Sugarcreek [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugarcreek
      • Sugarcreek [Hillsborough County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Amber Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sugarcreek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugarcreek
    • Tradewinds [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tradewinds
      • Tradewinds [Hillsborough County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Amber Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tradewinds have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tradewinds
    • Triangle [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Triangle
      • Triangle [Hillsborough County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Amber Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Triangle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Triangle

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 Amber Place. 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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    • William Fritz 'Dick the Bruiser' Afflis, Jr.     (Professional football)
    • Douglas Reagan Ault     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Beaumont (Texas) on Thursday March 9, 1950 and died in Tarpon Springs (Florida) on Wednesday December 22, 2004 at the age of 54.
      • Tarpon Springs is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northwest of Amber Place.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Douglas Reagan Ault<3>
    • Francis Bellamy     (Author who wrote the 'Pledge of Allegiance')
      • Author who wrote the 'Pledge of Allegiance'. He was born in Mount Morris (New York) on Friday May 18, 1855 and died in Tampa (Florida) on Friday August 28, 1931 at the age of 76. He is buried at Rome Cemetery (Oneida County, New York).
      • Tampa is located 5 miles [8 km] to the west of Amber Place.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Francis Bellamy<3>
    • John C. 'Spider' Brackenborough     (Professional hockey)
    • Evelyn Brent     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Tampa (Florida) on Sunday October 20, 1901 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Wednesday June 4, 1975 at the age of 73. She is buried at San Fernando Mission Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Tampa is located 5 miles [8 km] to the west of Amber Place.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Evelyn Brent<3>
    • George Washington Cable     (Author)
    • Rick Casares     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Tampa (Florida) on Saturday July 4, 1931 and died in Tampa (Florida) on Friday September 13, 2013 at the age of 82. He is buried at Sarasota National Cemetery (Sarasota County, Florida).
      • Tampa is located 5 miles [8 km] to the west of Amber Place.
      • Tampa is located 5 miles [8 km] to the west of Amber Place.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rick Casares<3>
    • Lloyd Colteryahn     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Brentwood (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday August 26, 1931 and died in Dunedin (Florida) on Monday May 2, 2011 at the age of 79. He is buried at Ft. Lincoln Cemetery (Prince George's County, Maryland).
      • Dunedin is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the west of Amber Place.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lloyd Colteryahn<3>
    • Stanley Timothy 'Tim' Crews     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Tampa (Florida) on Monday April 3, 1961 and died in Orlando (Florida) on Tueday March 23, 1993 at the age of 31.
      • Tampa is located 5 miles [8 km] to the west of Amber Place.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Stanley Timothy 'Tim' Crews<3>
    • Tony Cuccinello     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Long Island City (New York) on Friday November 8, 1907 and died in Tampa (Florida) on Thursday September 21, 1995 at the age of 87. He is buried at Garden of Memories (Hillsborough County, Florida).
      • Tampa is located 5 miles [8 km] to the west of Amber Place.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tony Cuccinello<3>
    • Robert John Donovan     (Author)
    • Angelo Mirena Dundee     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Tueday August 30, 1921 and died in Tampa (Florida) on Wednesday February 1, 2012 at the age of 90. He is buried at Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park (Pinellas County, Florida).
      • Tampa is located 5 miles [8 km] to the west of Amber Place.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Angelo Mirena Dundee<3>
    • Jane Gail     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Salem (New York) on Saturday August 16, 1890 and died in Saint Petersburg (Florida) on Wednesday January 30, 1963 at the age of 72. She is buried at Ferncliff Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Saint Petersburg is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the southwest of Amber Place.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jane Gail<3>

How Far From Amber Place to ...

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

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

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    • Tampa, which is the Seat of Hillsborough County and lies just to the West.
    • Tallahassee, which is the State Capital of Florida, lies 205 miles [329.9 km]<1> to the north northwest (NNW). If you could drive a straight line from Amber Place to Tallahassee, with an average speed<4>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 12 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 8 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 814 miles [1,310 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 32 days and walking would take 47 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,614 miles [10,644.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,282 miles [11,719.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,182 miles [8,339.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Hillsborough County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hillsborough County: www.hillsboroughcounty.org/

The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Amber Place) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amber Place. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 27.9751, Longitude: -82.3711       In this case, the coordinates for Amber Place have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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>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.
<4>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.
<5>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 Amber Place to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 310.784 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.178 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.858 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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