A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Park View, Iowa
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Park View.
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 Park View, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Park View and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Park View 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 Park View. 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 Park View.
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 Scott County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Scott County sighting report from eBird.
Since Park View is near Clinton County and also Rock Island 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 Park View.
How Far From Park View 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 Park View to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Park View and extending to:
Communities Also Named Park View ...
We have found 9 communities that share the name Park View.
While the name Park View is unique within Iowa, we know of another 9 communities with the same name in the United States.
Communities Outside of Iowa
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Distance: About 757 miles [1,218.3 km] to the West.
Distance: About 1,051 miles [1,691.4 km] to the South Southeast.
Distance: About 1,032 miles [1,660.8 km] to the South Southeast.
Our profile page for Park View, Polk County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Polk County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Rio Arriba County
Our profile page for Park View, Rio Arriba County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Rio Arriba County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Distance: About 557 miles [896.4 km] to the East.
Distance: About 1,105 miles [1,778.3 km] to the West.
Distance: About 654 miles [1,052.5 km] to the East Southeast.
Distance: About 575 miles [925.4 km] to the East Southeast.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Park View ...
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 Park View. 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.
Felix Adler (Born as Frank Bartlet Adler)
Circus clown. He was born in Clinton (Iowa) on Monday June 17, 1895 and died in New York (New York) on Monday February 1, 1960 at an age of 64. He was buried at Springdale Cemetery (Clinton County, Iowa) [Map].
Eddie Albert (Born as Edward Albert Heimberger)
Actor, singer, activist. He was born in Rock Island (Illinois) on Sunday April 22, 1906 and died in Pacific Palisades (California) on Thursday May 26, 2005 at an age of 99.
Bix Beiderbecke (Born as Leon Bismark Beiderbecke)
Musician. He was born in Davenport (Iowa) on Tueday March 10, 1903 and died in Sunnyside (New York) on Thursday August 6, 1931 at an age of 28. He was buried at Oakdale Memorial Gardens (Scott County, Iowa) [Map].
Vincent Hugo Bendix
Inventor, industrialist. He was born in Moline (Illinois) on Friday August 12, 1881 and died in New York (New York) on Tueday March 27, 1945 at an age of 63. He was buried at Graceland Cemetery (Macon County, Illinois) [Map].
Ken Berry (Kenneth Ronald Berry)
Actor, dancer, singer. He was born in Moline (Illinois) on Friday November 3, 1933 and died in Burbank (California) on Saturday December 1, 2018 at an age of 85.
Inventor, industrialist. He was born in Rutland (Vermont) on Tueday February 7, 1804 and died in Moline (Illinois) on Monday May 17, 1886 at an age of 82. He was buried at Riverside Cemetery (Rock Island County, Illinois) [Map].
Professional golf. He was born in Bettendorf (Iowa) on Monday November 7, 1921 and died in Fort Smith (Arkansas) on Friday March 21, 2014 at an age of 92. He was buried at Ft. Smith National Cemetery (Sebastian County, Arkansas) [Map].
Tim 'Kingfish' Moore (Born as Harry Roscoe Moore)
Actor. He was born in Rock Island (Illinois) on Friday December 9, 1887 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Saturday December 13, 1958 at an age of 71. He was buried at Angelus Rosedale Cemetery (California).
Eugene George 'Gene' Oliver
Major League Baseball. He was born in Moline (Illinois) on Friday March 22, 1935 and died in Rock Island (Illinois) on Saturday March 3, 2007 at an age of 72. He was buried at Calvary Cemetery (Rock Island County, Illinois) [Map].
Lillian Russell (Born as Helen Louise Leonard)
Actress, singer. She was born in Clinton (Iowa) on Tueday December 4, 1860 and died in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) on Tueday June 6, 1922 at an age of 61. She was buried at Allegheny Cemetery (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania) [Map].
Author. She was born in Andover (Massachusetts) on Tueday March 19, 1850 and died in Davenport (Iowa) on Tueday January 9, 1934 at an age of 83. She was buried at Oakdale Memorial Gardens (Scott County, Iowa) [Map].
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Park View. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Scott County: www.scottcountyiowa.com/
The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Oct 2019