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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 Lincoln Center, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Lincoln Center 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 Lincoln Center:
    • 39.042324, -98.146633
    • 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 Lincoln Center
  • 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 Lincoln Center ...

We have found two communities that share the name Lincoln Center.

Within Kansas, the name Lincoln Center is unique.

Beyond Kansas, we know of another two communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Iowa
      • Adams County
      • This Lincoln Center is located in Adams County and lies 224 miles [360.5 km]<1> to the northeast of the Lincoln Center that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln Center
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Adams County community of Lincoln Center.
    • Maine
      • Penobscot County
      • This Lincoln Center is located in Penobscot County and lies 1,569 miles [2,525.1 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Lincoln Center that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln Center
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Penobscot County community of Lincoln Center.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lincoln 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 wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Beverly [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beverly
    • Beverly [Lincoln County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Lincoln Center
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 146 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beverly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beverly
  • Denmark [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denmark
    • Denmark [Lincoln County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Lincoln Center
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denmark
  • Goldenrod [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goldenrod
    • Goldenrod [Lincoln County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Lincoln Center
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goldenrod have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goldenrod
  • Grant [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grant
    • Grant [Lincoln County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Lincoln Center
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grant
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Hunter [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunter
      • Hunter [Mitchell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northwest of Lincoln Center
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hunter<3>
    • Quartzite [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quartzite
      • Quartzite [Lincoln County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Lincoln Center
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quartzite
    • Shady Bend [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shady Bend
      • Shady Bend [Lincoln County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Lincoln Center
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shady Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shady Bend
    • Wolf Creek [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wolf Creek
      • Wolf Creek [Lincoln County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the west of Lincoln Center
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wolf Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wolf Creek

How Far From Lincoln Center 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 city such as Lincoln Center to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

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    • Topeka, which is the State Capital of Kansas, lies 132 miles [212.4 km]<1> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Lincoln Center to Topeka, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,130 miles [1,818.6 km] to the east (E). Driving would take over two days, a buggy would take 45 days and walking would take 65 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,697 miles [10,777.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,449 miles [11,988 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,347 miles [8,605.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lincoln Center) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lincoln Center. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lincoln CenterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lincoln Center. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0423, Longitude: -98.1466       In this case, the coordinates for Lincoln Center 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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Lincoln Center 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 321.503 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 319.091 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 314.459 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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