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The location of Rogers









Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Rogers.

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 Rogers, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Rogers and the surrounding area.

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Rogers and surrounding area.

Astronomy ...

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 Rogers. 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 Rogers.

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 Chautauqua County as the starting point when you click on the link below:

The Chautauqua County sighting report from eBird.

Since Rogers is near Osage County and also Elk County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:

Sighting report for Osage County

Sighting report for Elk County

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:

The Waymark.com website, centered on Rogers.

How Far From Rogers 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 Rogers to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Rogers and extending to:

  • Sedan [Map], which is the Seat of Chautauqua County, lies just to the East Southeast.
  • Topeka [Map], which is the State Capital of Kansas, lies 135 miles [217.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE). If you could drive a straight line from Rogers to Topeka, with an average speed<2>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 [Map]) is 1,051 miles [1,691.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take over two days, a buggy would take 41 days and walking would take 60 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,734 miles [10,837.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,478 miles [12,034.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,366 miles [8,635.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Rogers ...

We have found 45 communities that share the name Rogers.

Within Kansas, there is just one other community named Rogers. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 44 communities in the United States and Canada - with 42 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Kansas

Communities outside of Kansas


Communities Outside of Kansas

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ConnecticutMarylandNew YorkTennessee
 
FloridaMichiganNorth DakotaTexas
 
GeorgiaMinnesotaNova ScotiaVirginia

Alabama

DeKalb County

Our profile page for Rogers, DeKalb County   [Map]

Distance: About 602 miles [968.8 km] to the East Southeast.

Arkansas

Benton County

Our profile page for Rogers, Benton County   [Map]

Distance: About 130 miles [209.2 km] to the East Southeast.

British Columbia

Our profile page for Rogers   [Map]

Distance: About 1,431 miles [2,303 km] to the Northwest.

California

Kern County

Our profile page for Rogers, Kern County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>

Although located in Kern County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Connecticut

Windham County

Our profile page for Rogers, Windham County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,333 miles [2,145.3 km] to the East Northeast.

Florida

Volusia County

Our profile page for Rogers, Volusia County   [Map]

This community is historic.<8>

Distance: About 1,037 miles [1,668.9 km] to the East Southeast.

Georgia

Burke County

Our profile page for Rogers, Burke County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Burke County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Jenkins County

Our profile page for Rogers, Jenkins County   [Map]

Distance: About 856 miles [1,377.6 km] to the East Southeast.

Madison County

Our profile page for Rogers, Madison County   [Map]

Distance: About 754 miles [1,213.4 km] to the East Southeast.

Union County

Our profile page for Rogers, Union County   [Map]

This community is historic.

Distance: About 698 miles [1,123.3 km] to the East.

Indiana

Pike County

Our profile page for Rogers, Pike County   [Map]

Distance: About 502 miles [807.9 km] to the East Northeast.

Iowa

Linn County

Our profile page for Rogers, Linn County   [Map]

Distance: About 428 miles [688.8 km] to the North Northeast.

Kentucky

Scott County

Our profile page for Rogers, Scott County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Scott County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Wolfe County

Our profile page for Rogers, Wolfe County   [Map]

Distance: About 693 miles [1,115.3 km] to the East.

Louisiana

La Salle Parish

Our profile page for Rogers, La Salle Parish   [Map]

Distance: About 451 miles [725.8 km] to the South Southeast.

Morehouse Parish

Our profile page for Rogers, Morehouse Parish   [Map]

Distance: About 379 miles [609.9 km] to the Southeast.

Maryland

Baltimore County

Our profile page for Rogers, Baltimore County   [Map]

This community is historic.

Distance: About 1,071 miles [1,723.6 km] to the East Northeast.

Michigan

Genesee County

Our profile page for Rogers, Genesee County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Genesee County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Iron County

Our profile page for Rogers, Iron County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Iron County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Kent County

Our profile page for Rogers, Kent County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Kent County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Ontonagon County

Our profile page for Rogers, Ontonagon County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Ontonagon County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Otsego County

Our profile page for Rogers, Otsego County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Otsego County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Minnesota

Hennepin County

Our profile page for Rogers, Hennepin County   [Map]

Distance: About 573 miles [922.2 km] to the North Northeast.

Le Sueur County

Our profile page for Rogers, Le Sueur County   [Map]

Distance: About 511 miles [822.4 km] to the North Northeast.

Mississippi

George County

Our profile page for Rogers, George County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in George County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Montana

Cascade County

Our profile page for Rogers, Cascade County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,035 miles [1,665.7 km] to the Northwest.

Nebraska

Colfax County

Our profile page for Rogers, Colfax County   [Map]

Distance: About 300 miles [482.8 km] to the North.

New Mexico

Dona Ana County

Our profile page for Rogers, Dona Ana County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Dona Ana County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Roosevelt County

Our profile page for Rogers, Roosevelt County   [Map]

This community is historic.

Distance: About 447 miles [719.4 km] to the West Southwest.

Santa Fe County

Our profile page for Rogers, Santa Fe County

This community is historic.

Although located in Santa Fe County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

New York

Clinton County

Our profile page for Rogers, Clinton County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,282 miles [2,063.2 km] to the East Northeast.

North Dakota

Barnes County

Our profile page for Rogers, Barnes County   [Map]

Distance: About 692 miles [1,113.7 km] to the North.

Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Rogers   [Map]

Distance: About 1,807 miles [2,908.1 km] to the East Northeast.

Ohio

Columbiana County

Our profile page for Rogers, Columbiana County   [Map]

Distance: About 875 miles [1,408.2 km] to the East Northeast.

Oklahoma

Craig County

Our profile page for Rogers, Craig County   [Map]

Distance: About 61 miles [98.2 km] to the East Southeast.

Oregon

Baker County

Our profile page for Rogers, Baker County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,233 miles [1,984.3 km] to the West Northwest.

Coos County

Our profile page for Rogers, Coos County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,526 miles [2,455.9 km] to the West Northwest.

Saskatchewan

Our profile page for Rogers

Although located in , we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Tennessee

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Rogers, Cumberland County   [Map]

Distance: About 643 miles [1,034.8 km] to the East.

Texas

Bell County

Our profile page for Rogers, Bell County   [Map]

Distance: About 432 miles [695.2 km] to the South.

Fannin County

Our profile page for Rogers, Fannin County   [Map]

Distance: About 248 miles [399.1 km] to the South.

Nueces County

Our profile page for Rogers, Nueces County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Nueces County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Taylor County

Our profile page for Rogers, Taylor County   [Map]

Distance: About 394 miles [634.1 km] to the South Southwest.

Virginia

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Rogers, Montgomery County   [Map]

Distance: About 873 miles [1,405 km] to the East.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rogers ...

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.

Bigheart (OK)   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the South of Rogers   [Map]

Cloverdale   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Elk City   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Elk Falls   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the North   [Map]

Grand Summit   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Havana   -   18 miles [29 km] to the East   [Map]

Herd (OK)   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the South   [Map]

Hickory Hill (OK)   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Howard   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the North   [Map]

Peru   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Wayside   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the East   [Map]

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 Rogers. 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.

Ferrell Jack 'Andy' Anderson

Major League Baseball. He was born in Maple City (Kansas) on Wednesday January 9, 1918 and died in Joplin (Missouri) on Sunday March 12, 1978 at an age of 60.

Maple City [Map] is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the west of Rogers

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ferrell Jack 'Andy' Anderson<9>

Trixie Friganza

Comedian, entertainer. She was born in Grenola (Kansas) on Friday November 25, 1870 and died in La Canada (California) on Sunday February 27, 1955 at an age of 84. She was buried at Calvary Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Grenola [Map] is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Rogers

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Trixie Friganza

Emmett Kelly, Sr.     (Emmett Leo Kelly)

Entertainer, circus clown. He was born in Sedan (Kansas) on Friday December 9, 1898 and died in Sarasota (Florida) on Wednesday March 28, 1979 at an age of 80.

Sedan [Map] is located 5 miles [8 km] to the east of Rogers

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Emmett Kelly, Sr.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Kansas

About Chautauqua County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 drawn from Point A (ie- Rogers) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rogers. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1470, Longitude: -96.2792     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rogers have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Rogers to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 320.053 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 317.168 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 313.832 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Rogers could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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<8>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Rogers, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<9>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.

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