A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Norway Center, Iowa
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Norway Center.
This page contains eight sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).
When in Norway Center, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Norway Center and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Norway Center and surrounding area.
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 Norway Center. 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 Norway Center.
Bird Watching ...
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 Cass County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Cass County sighting report from eBird.
Since Norway Center is near Adair County and also Audubon 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:
The Waymark.com website, centered on Norway Center.
How Far From Norway Center 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 Norway Center to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Norway Center and extending to:
Communities Also Named Norway Center ...
We have found 2 communities that share the name Norway Center.
While the name Norway Center is unique within Iowa, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.
Communities Outside of Iowa
Distance: About 1,240 miles [1,995.6 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 152 miles [244.6 km] to the Northwest.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Norway Center ...
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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.
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 Norway Center. 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.
Actor. He was born in Griswold (Iowa) on Friday August 13, 1920 and died in Sacramento (California) on Thursday April 16, 1992 at an age of 71. He was buried at East Lawn Memorial Park (Sacramento County, California) [Map].
Actor. He was born in Red Oak (Iowa) on Thursday July 7, 1887 and died in Palmdale (California) on Thursday October 21, 1971 at an age of 84. He was buried at Joshua Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Edwin Elijah Perkins
Inventor. He was born in Lewis (Iowa) on Tueday January 8, 1889 and died in Rochester (Minnesota) on Monday July 3, 1961 at an age of 72. He was buried at Parkview Cemetery (Adams County, Nebraska) [Map].
Arthur Charles 'Dazzy' Vance
Major League Baseball. He was born in Orient (Iowa) on Wednesday March 4, 1891 and died in Homosassa Springs (Florida) on Thursday February 16, 1961 at an age of 69. He was buried at Stage Stand Cemetery (Citrus County, Florida) [Map].
Nellie Verne Walker
Artist. She was born in Red Oak (Iowa) on Tueday December 8, 1874 and died in Colorado Springs (Colorado) on Tueday July 10, 1973 at an age of 98. She was buried at Oakland Cemetery (Appanoose County, Iowa) [Map].
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Norway Center. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Oct 2019