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

  • 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 Almedia:
    • 29.973537, -90.300634
    • 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 Almedia
  • 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 Almedia ...

We have found one communities that share the name Almedia.

Within Louisiana, the name Almedia is unique.

Beyond Louisiana, there is another community also named Almedia in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Pennsylvania
      • Columbia County
      • This Almedia is located in Columbia County and lies 1,089 miles [1,752.6 km]<1> to the northeast of the Almedia that is located in Saint Charles Parish.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Almedia
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Columbia County community of Almedia.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Almedia ...

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.

  • Flagville [Saint Charles Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flagville
    • Flagville [Saint Charles Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Almedia
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flagville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flagville
  • Good Hope [Saint Charles Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Good Hope
    • Good Hope [Saint Charles Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Almedia
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Good Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Good Hope
  • Kellogg [Saint Charles Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kellogg
    • Kellogg [Saint Charles Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Almedia
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kellogg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kellogg
  • Kennedy Heights [Jefferson Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennedy Heights
    • Kennedy Heights [Jefferson Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Almedia
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennedy Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennedy Heights
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Little Farms [Jefferson Parish] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Farms
      • Little Farms [Jefferson Parish] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Almedia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Farms have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Lone Star [Saint Charles Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lone Star
      • Lone Star [Saint Charles Parish] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Almedia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lone Star have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lone Star
    • Mimosa Park [Saint Charles Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mimosa Park
      • Mimosa Park [Saint Charles Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Almedia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mimosa Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mimosa Park
    • Pecan Grove [Saint Charles Parish] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pecan Grove
      • Pecan Grove [Saint Charles Parish] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Almedia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pecan Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Pricetown [Jefferson Parish] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pricetown
      • Pricetown [Jefferson Parish] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Almedia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pricetown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Prospect [Saint Charles Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prospect
      • Prospect [Saint Charles Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Almedia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prospect have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prospect
    • Sellers [Saint Charles Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sellers
      • Sellers [Saint Charles Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Almedia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sellers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sellers

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 Almedia. 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.

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    • Jonshel Alexander     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born on February 26, 1999 (a Friday) and died in New Orleans (LA) on November 27, 2021 (a Saturday) at the age of 22. She is buried at Providence Memorial Park (Jefferson Parish, Louisiana).
      • New Orleans is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east of Almedia.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jonshel Alexander<3>
    • Henry James 'Red' Allen     (Musician, composer, actor)
    • Louis 'Satchmo' Armstrong     (Trumpeter, composer, singer, actor)
      • Full name: Louis Daniel Armstrong
      • Trumpeter, composer, singer, actor. He was born in New Orleans (LA) on August 4, 1901 (a Sunday) and died in Corona (NY) on July 6, 1971 (a Tueday) at the age of 69. He is buried at Flushing Cemetery (Queens County, New York).
      • New Orleans is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east of Almedia.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Louis 'Satchmo' Armstrong<3>
    • Percy Barbat     (Actor)
      • Full name: Percy Dewitt Barbat
      • Actor. He was born in New Orleans (LA) on May 23, 1882 (a Tueday) and died in San Antonio (TX) on June 20, 1965 (a Sunday) at the age of 83.
      • New Orleans is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east of Almedia.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Percy Barbat<3>
    • Henry John 'Zeke' Bonura     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in New Orleans (LA) on September 20, 1908 (a Sunday) and died in New Orleans (LA) on March 9, 1987 (a Monday) at the age of 78. He is buried at Metairie Cemetery (Orleans Parish, Louisiana).
      • New Orleans is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east of Almedia.
      • New Orleans is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east of Almedia.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Henry John 'Zeke' Bonura<3>
    • James Carroll Booker, III     (Musician)
    • Roy Brown     (Musician)
    • Sam Butera     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in New Orleans (LA) on August 17, 1927 (a Wednesday) and died in Las Vegas (NV) on June 3, 2009 (a Wednesday) at the age of 81. He is buried at Greenwood Cemetery (Orleans Parish, Louisiana).
      • New Orleans is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east of Almedia.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sam Butera<3>
    • Ralph Joseph 'Putsy' Caballero     (Professional baseball)
      • Professional baseball. He was born in New Orleans (LA) on November 5, 1927 (a Saturday) and died in New Orleans (LA) on December 8, 2016 (a Thursday) at the age of 89. He is buried at Metairie Cemetery (Orleans Parish, Louisiana).
      • New Orleans is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east of Almedia.
      • New Orleans is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east of Almedia.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ralph Joseph 'Putsy' Caballero<3>
    • George Washington Cable     (Author)
    • Candy Candido     (Actor)
    • Truman Capote     (Author)
      • Full name: Truman Garcia Capote
      • Author. He was born in New Orleans (LA) on September 30, 1924 (a Tueday) and died in Los Angeles (CA) on August 25, 1984 (a Saturday) at the age of 59. He is buried at Westwood Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • New Orleans is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east of Almedia.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Truman Capote<3>
    • Leonard 'Chick' Carbo, Sr.     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Houma (LA) on December 28, 1927 (a Wednesday) and died in New Orleans (LA) on August 18, 1998 (a Tueday) at the age of 70. He is buried at Providence Memorial Park (Jefferson Parish, Louisiana).
      • Houma is located 36 miles [57.9 km] to the southwest of Almedia.
      • New Orleans is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east of Almedia.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Leonard 'Chick' Carbo, Sr.<3>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Hahnville, which is the Seat of Saint Charles Parish and lies just to the West.
    • Baton Rouge, which is the State Capital of Louisiana, lies 60 miles [96.6 km]<1> to the northwest (NW). If you could walk a straight line from Almedia to Baton Rouge, 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 972 miles [1,564.3 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of two days, a buggy would take 38 days and walking would take 56 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,869 miles [11,054.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,575 miles [12,190.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,452 miles [8,774.1 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 Almedia. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Saint Charles Parish: www.stcharlesparish-la.gov/

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.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 from Point A (ie- Almedia) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Almedia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.9735, Longitude: -90.3006       In this case, the coordinates for Almedia 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 Almedia 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 315.463 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 310.88 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.304 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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