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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 Alumbaugh, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Alumbaugh 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 Alumbaugh:
    • 37.597584, -83.929924
    • 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 Alumbaugh
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Alumbaugh ...

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.

  • Crooked Creek [Estill County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crooked Creek
    • Crooked Creek [Estill County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Alumbaugh
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crooked Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crooked Creek
  • Drip Rock [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drip Rock
    • Drip Rock [Jackson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Alumbaugh
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drip Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drip Rock
  • Evelyn [Estill County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evelyn
    • Evelyn [Estill County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Alumbaugh
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evelyn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evelyn
  • Happy Top [Estill County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Happy Top
    • Happy Top [Estill County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Alumbaugh
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Happy Top have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Happy Top
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    • Jinks [Estill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jinks
      • Jinks [Estill County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Alumbaugh
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jinks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jinks
    • Lynch Town [Estill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynch Town
      • Lynch Town [Estill County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Alumbaugh
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lynch Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynch Town
    • Park [Estill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park
      • Park [Estill County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Alumbaugh
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park
    • Pinnacle [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinnacle
      • Pinnacle [Lee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Alumbaugh
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pinnacle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinnacle
    • Salt Rock [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salt Rock
      • Salt Rock [Jackson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Alumbaugh
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salt Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salt Rock
    • Sand Springs [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Springs
      • Sand Springs [Jackson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Alumbaugh
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Springs
    • Shade [Estill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shade
      • Shade [Estill County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Alumbaugh
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shade have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shade
    • Walnut Gap [Estill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Gap
      • Walnut Gap [Estill County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Alumbaugh
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut Gap have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Gap
    • Willow [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow
      • Willow [Lee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Alumbaugh
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willow
    • Wind Cave [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wind Cave
      • Wind Cave [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Alumbaugh
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wind Cave have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wind Cave
    • Wisemantown [Estill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wisemantown
      • Wisemantown [Estill County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Alumbaugh
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wisemantown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wisemantown

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 Alumbaugh. 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.

  • View Our List ...
    • Laura Clay     (Suffragette, activist)
      • Suffragette, activist. She was born in Richmond (KY) on February 9, 1849 (a Friday) and died in Richmond (KY) on June 29, 1941 (a Sunday) at the age of 92. She is buried at Lexington Cemetery (Fayette County, Kentucky).
      • Richmond is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northwest of Alumbaugh.
      • Richmond is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northwest of Alumbaugh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Laura Clay<3>
    • Mary Barr Clay     (Suffragette, activist)
      • Suffragette, activist. She was born in Lexington (KY) on October 2, 1839 (a Wednesday) and died in Richmond (KY) on October 12, 1924 (a Sunday) at the age of 85. She is buried at Lexington Cemetery (Fayette County, Kentucky).
      • Richmond is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northwest of Alumbaugh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mary Barr Clay<3>
    • Earle Combs     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Pebworth (KY) on May 14, 1899 (a Sunday) and died in Richmond (KY) on July 21, 1976 (a Wednesday) at the age of 77. He is buried at Richmond Cemetery (Madison County, Kentucky).
      • Pebworth is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast of Alumbaugh.
      • Richmond is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northwest of Alumbaugh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Earle Combs<3>
    • Bell Hooks     (Author)
      • Born: Gloria Jean Watkins
      • Author. She was born in Hopkinsville (KY) on September 25, 1952 (a Thursday) and died in Berea (KY) on December 15, 2021 (a Wednesday) at the age of 69. The body was cremated.
      • Berea is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the west of Alumbaugh.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bell Hooks<3>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Irvine, which is the Seat of Estill County and lies just to the North Northwest.
    • Frankfort, which is the State Capital of Kentucky, lies 66 miles [106.2 km]<1> to the northwest (NW). If you could walk a straight line from Alumbaugh to Frankfort, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take three full 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 384 miles [618 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of a day, a buggy would take 15 days and walking would take 22 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,241 miles [10,043.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,958 miles [11,197.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,833 miles [7,778 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Kentucky

About Estill County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.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 from Point A (ie- Alumbaugh) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alumbaugh. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5976, Longitude: -83.9299       In this case, the coordinates for Alumbaugh 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>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.
<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 Alumbaugh 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 312.069 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.013 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 308.084 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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