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Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Chariton.
This page contains seven sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).
When in Chariton, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Chariton and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Chariton
Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help amateurs find their way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website lists the visible planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their track 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 the location for Chariton. Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude for your actual position.
The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Chariton.
We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.
The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Lucas County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
Since Chariton is near Marion County and also Wayne County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:
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:
Communities Also Named Chariton ...
We have found four communities that share the name Chariton.
Within Iowa, the name Chariton is unique.
Beyond Iowa, we know of another four communities that are located throughout in the United States.
Communities Elsewhere In North America
This community is historic<1> and although located in Chariton County, we don't know where within the county.
For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chariton County community of Chariton.
This community is historic<1> and although located in Howard County, we don't know where within the county.
For more information, please visit our profile page for the Howard County community of Chariton.
This Chariton is located in Macon County and lies 103 miles [165.8 km]<2> to the south southeast of the Chariton that is located in Lucas County.
Link to Google Map centered on Chariton
For more information, please visit our profile page for the Macon County community of Chariton.
This Chariton is located in Putnam County and lies 41 miles [66 km]<2> to the southeast of the Chariton that is located in Lucas County.
Link to Google Map centered on Chariton
For more information, please visit our profile page for the Putnam County community of Chariton.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Chariton ...
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.
Bethelhem [Wayne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Chariton
Link to Google Map centered on Bethelhem
Cloud [Marion County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the north of Chariton
Link to Google Map centered on Cloud
Confidence [Wayne County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Chariton
Link to Google Map centered on Confidence
Jay [Clarke County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Chariton
Link to Google Map centered on Jay
Last Chance lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the west of Chariton
Link to Google Map centered on Last Chance
How Far From Chariton 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 city such as Chariton to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Chariton and extending to:
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Chariton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 19 Feb 2020