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The location of Saint Leo









Introduction ...

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

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

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Saint Leo 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 Saint Leo. 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 Saint Leo.

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

The Kingman County sighting report from eBird.

Since Saint Leo is near Barber County and also Pratt County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:

Sighting report for Barber County

Sighting report for Pratt 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 Saint Leo.

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

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

  • Kingman [Map], which is the Seat of Kingman County, lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Saint Leo to Kingman, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
  • Topeka [Map], which is the State Capital of Kansas, lies 181 miles [291.3 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 11 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,160 miles [1,866.8 km] to the East (E). Driving would take about three full days, a buggy would take 46 days and walking would take 66 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,788 miles [10,924.2 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 7,537 miles [12,129.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,431 miles [8,740.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Saint Leo ...

We have found 3 communities that share the name Saint Leo.

While the name Saint Leo is unique within Kansas, we know of another 3 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of Kansas

Florida

Pasco County

Our profile page for Saint Leo, Pasco County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,128 miles [1,815.3 km] to the East Southeast.

Minnesota

Yellow Medicine County

Our profile page for Saint Leo, Yellow Medicine County   [Map]

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

West Virginia

Monongalia County

Our profile page for Saint Leo, Monongalia County   [Map]

Distance: About 983 miles [1,582 km] to the East Northeast.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Saint Leo ...

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.

Basil   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the East of Saint Leo   [Map]

Cairo   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Coats   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the West   [Map]

Crystal Springs   -   23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Elm Mills   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Forest City (Historic)   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Georgia   -   23 miles [37 km] to the East   [Map]

Kingman   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Medicine Lodge   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Pixley   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the South   [Map]

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Kingman County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Saint Leo. 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Saint Leo) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Leo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5292, Longitude: -98.4104     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Saint Leo 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 Saint Leo 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 321.562 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 318.975 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 314.82 degrees.

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