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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 Enola, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Enola 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 Enola:
    • 29.942425, -91.052600
    • 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 Enola
  • 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 Enola ...

We found seven communities that share the name Enola.

Within Louisiana, the name Enola is unique.

Beyond Louisiana, we know of another seven communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Faulkner County
      • This Enola is located in Faulkner County and lies 368 miles [592.2 km]<1> to the north of the Enola that is located in Assumption Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Faulkner County community of Enola.
    • Mississippi
      • Yazoo County
      • This Enola is located in Yazoo County and lies 194 miles [312.2 km]<1> to the north of the Enola that is located in Assumption Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Yazoo County community of Enola.
    • Nebraska
      • Madison County
      • This Enola is located in Madison County and lies 899 miles [1,446.8 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Enola that is located in Assumption Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Enola.
    • North Carolina
      • Burke County
      • This Enola is located in Burke County and lies 673 miles [1,083.1 km]<1> to the northeast of the Enola that is located in Assumption Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Burke County community of Enola.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Cumberland County
      • This Enola is located in Cumberland County and lies 1,068 miles [1,718.8 km]<1> to the northeast of the Enola that is located in Assumption Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cumberland County community of Enola.
    • South Carolina
      • Spartanburg County
      • This Enola is located in Spartanburg County and lies 639 miles [1,028.4 km]<1> to the northeast of the Enola that is located in Assumption Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Spartanburg County community of Enola.
    • Virginia
      • Fairfax County
      • This Enola is located in Fairfax County and lies 999 miles [1,607.7 km]<1> to the northeast of the Enola that is located in Assumption Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fairfax County community of Enola.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Enola ...

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.

  • Bayou Crab
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayou Crab have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayou Crab
    • Bayou Crab is located in Assumption Parish
  • Elm Hall
    (Less than 2 miles to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elm Hall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elm Hall
    • Elm Hall is located in Assumption Parish
  • Elm Hall Junction
    (Less than 2 miles to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elm Hall Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elm Hall Junction
    • Elm Hall Junction is located in Assumption Parish
  • Elmfield
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmfield
    • Elmfield is located in Assumption Parish
  • Little Texas
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Texas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Texas
    • Little Texas is located in Assumption Parish
  • Madewood
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madewood
    • Madewood is located in Assumption Parish
  • Magnolia
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magnolia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magnolia
    • Magnolia is located in Assumption Parish
  • Napoleonville
    (Less than 2 miles to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Napoleonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Napoleonville
    • Napoleonville is located in Assumption Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 575 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Napoleonville <3>
  • Rosedale
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosedale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosedale
    • Rosedale is located in Assumption Parish
  • Sweet Home
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweet Home
    • Sweet Home is located in Assumption Parish
  • Upper Texas
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Upper Texas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upper Texas
    • Upper Texas is located in Assumption Parish
  • Wildwood
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wildwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wildwood
    • Wildwood is located in Assumption Parish
  • Woodlawn
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodlawn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodlawn
    • Woodlawn is located in Assumption Parish

How Far From Enola to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Enola to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Napoleonville, which is the Seat of Assumption Parish, lies just to the East.
  • Baton Rouge, which is the State Capital of Louisiana, lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the north (N). If you could walk a straight line from Enola to Baton Rouge, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just about two full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,007 miles [1,620.6 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 40 days and walking would take 58 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,902 miles [11,107.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,610 miles [12,247.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,487 miles [8,830.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.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 drawn from Point A (ie- Enola) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Enola. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.9424, Longitude: -91.0526       In this case, the coordinates for Enola 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 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 Enola 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 315.915 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 311.402 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.60 degrees.









 

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