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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 Strong City, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Strong City 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 Strong City:
    • 38.395432, -96.536841
    • 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 Strong City
  • 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 Strong City ...

We have found one communities that share the name Strong City.

Within Kansas, the name Strong City is unique.

Beyond Kansas, there is another community also named Strong City in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Oklahoma
      • Roger Mills County
      • This Strong City is located in Roger Mills County and lies 252 miles [405.6 km]<1> to the southwest of the Strong City that is located in Chase County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strong City
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Roger Mills County community of Strong City.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Strong City ...

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.

  • Bazaar [Chase County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bazaar
    • Bazaar [Chase County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Strong City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bazaar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Bazaar:
    • Mary
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bazaar
  • Cedar Point [Chase County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Point
    • Cedar Point [Chase County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of Strong City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Point
  • Cottonwood Falls [Chase County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottonwood Falls
    • Cottonwood Falls [Chase County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Strong City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 845 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cottonwood Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottonwood Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cottonwood Falls<3>
  • Council Grove [Morris County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Council Grove
    • Council Grove [Morris County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Strong City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,100 people
    • Council Grove has also been known as:
    • Council
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Council Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Council Grove<3>
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Diamond Springs [Morris County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diamond Springs
      • Diamond Springs [Morris County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Strong City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diamond Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Elmdale [Chase County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmdale
      • Elmdale [Chase County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Strong City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 51 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elmdale<3>
    • Plymouth [Lyon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plymouth
      • Plymouth [Lyon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Strong City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth
    • Rockland [Chase County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockland
      • Rockland [Chase County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Strong City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockland

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Cottonwood Falls, which is the Seat of Chase County and lies just to the South.
    • Topeka, which is the State Capital of Kansas, lies 64 miles [103 km]<1> to the northeast (NE). If you could walk a straight line from Strong City to Topeka, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take about three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,050 miles [1,689.8 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take over two days, a buggy would take 41 days and walking would take 60 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,677 miles [10,745.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,424 miles [11,947.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,316 miles [8,555.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Strong City. 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Strong City) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Strong City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Strong CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Strong City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3954, Longitude: -96.5368       In this case, the coordinates for Strong City 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 Strong City 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 320.33 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 317.647 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 313.756 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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