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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 Ewing, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Ewing 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 Ewing:
    • 29.758265, -90.686200
    • 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 Ewing
  • 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 Ewing ...

We found 27 communities that share the name Ewing.

Within Louisiana, the name Ewing is unique.

Beyond Louisiana, we know of another 27 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 27 communities, 26 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Cherokee County
      • This Ewing is located in Cherokee County and lies 420 miles [675.9 km]<1> to the northeast of the Ewing that is located in Lafourche Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cherokee County community of Ewing.
      • Etowah County
      • This Ewing is located in Etowah County and lies 404 miles [650.2 km] to the northeast of the Ewing that is located in Lafourche Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Etowah County community of Ewing.
    • Arkansas
      • Grant County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Ewing [Grant County].
    • British Columbia
      • This Ewing lies 2,052 miles [3,302.4 km]<1> to the northwest of the Ewing that is located in Lafourche Parish.
    • California
      • Placer County
      • This Ewing is located in Placer County and lies 1,848 miles [2,974.1 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Ewing that is located in Lafourche Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Placer County community of Ewing.
    • Florida
      • Hillsborough County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Florida community of Ewing [Hillsborough County].
    • Georgia
      • Clinch County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Ewing [Clinch County].
    • Illinois
      • Franklin County
      • This Ewing is located in Franklin County and lies 584 miles [939.9 km]<1> to the north of the Ewing that is located in Lafourche Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Franklin County community of Ewing.
    • Indiana
      • Jackson County
      • This Ewing is located in Jackson County and lies 683 miles [1,099.2 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Ewing that is located in Lafourche Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson County community of Ewing.
    • Kansas
      • Lyon County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Ewing [Lyon County].
      • Marshall County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Ewing [Marshall County].
      • Neosho County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Ewing [Neosho County].
      • Sedgwick County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Ewing [Sedgwick County].
    • Kentucky
      • Fleming County
      • This Ewing is located in Fleming County and lies 714 miles [1,149.1 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Ewing that is located in Lafourche Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fleming County community of Ewing.
    • Missouri
      • Cole County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Missouri community of Ewing [Cole County].
      • Lewis County
      • This Ewing is located in Lewis County and lies 710 miles [1,142.6 km]<1> to the north of the Ewing that is located in Lafourche Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lewis County community of Ewing.
    • Montana
      • Carbon County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Carbon County, we don't know where within the parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carbon County community of Ewing.
    • Nebraska
      • Holt County
      • This Ewing is located in Holt County and lies 962 miles [1,548.2 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Ewing that is located in Lafourche Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Holt County community of Ewing.
    • New Jersey
      • Mercer County
      • This Ewing is located in Mercer County and lies 1,151 miles [1,852.4 km]<1> to the northeast of the Ewing that is located in Lafourche Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mercer County community of Ewing.
    • Ohio
      • Athens County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Athens County, we don't know where within the parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Athens County community of Ewing.
      • Hocking County
      • This Ewing is located in Hocking County and lies 817 miles [1,314.8 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Ewing that is located in Lafourche Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hocking County community of Ewing.
    • Oklahoma
      • Custer County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Oklahoma community of Ewing [Custer County].
    • Pennsylvania
      • Armstrong County
      • This Ewing is located in Armstrong County and lies 988 miles [1,590 km]<1> to the northeast of the Ewing that is located in Lafourche Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Armstrong County community of Ewing.
    • Tennessee
      • Blount County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Ewing [Blount County].
      • Sevier County
      • This community is historic and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Ewing [Sevier County].
    • Texas
      • Angelina County
      • This Ewing is located in Angelina County and lies 252 miles [405.6 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Ewing that is located in Lafourche Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Angelina County community of Ewing.
    • Virginia
      • Lee County
      • This Ewing is located in Lee County and lies 633 miles [1,018.7 km]<1> to the northeast of the Ewing that is located in Lafourche Parish.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lee County community of Ewing.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Ewing ...

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.

  • Bowie
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowie have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowie
    • Bowie is located in Lafourche Parish
  • Choctaw
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Choctaw have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Choctaw
    • Choctaw is located in Lafourche Parish
  • Cypress Gardens
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cypress Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cypress Gardens
    • Cypress Gardens is located in Terrebonne Parish
  • Gray
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gray have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gray
    • Gray is located in Terrebonne Parish
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gray <5>
  • Idlewild
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Idlewild have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Idlewild
    • Idlewild is located in Terrebonne Parish
  • Isle of Cuba
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Isle of Cuba have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Isle of Cuba
    • Isle of Cuba is located in Terrebonne Parish
  • Lewistown
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewistown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewistown
    • Lewistown is located in Lafourche Parish
  • Magnolia
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magnolia have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magnolia
    • Magnolia is located in Terrebonne Parish
  • Magnolia Plantation
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magnolia Plantation have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magnolia Plantation
    • Magnolia Plantation is located in Terrebonne Parish
  • Minerva Plantation
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minerva Plantation have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minerva Plantation
    • Minerva Plantation is located in Terrebonne Parish
  • Raceland
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raceland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raceland
    • Raceland is located in Lafourche Parish
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raceland <5>
  • Raceland Junction
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raceland Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raceland Junction
    • Raceland Junction is located in Lafourche Parish
  • Rebecca Plantation
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rebecca Plantation have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rebecca Plantation
    • Rebecca Plantation is located in Terrebonne Parish
  • Twelve Cedars
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twelve Cedars have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twelve Cedars
    • Twelve Cedars is located in Lafourche Parish

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

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

  • Thibodaux, which is the Seat of Lafourche Parish, lies just to the West Northwest.
  • Baton Rouge, which is the State Capital of Louisiana, lies 55 miles [88.5 km]<1> to the north northwest (NNW). If you could walk a straight line from Ewing to Baton Rouge, with an average speed<6> 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 over two days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,000 miles [1,609.3 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 39 days and walking would take 57 days.
  • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,896 miles [11,098 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,602 miles [12,234.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,479 miles [8,817.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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

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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ewing) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ewing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.7583, Longitude: -90.6862       In this case, the coordinates for Ewing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Ewing could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong parish. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Ewing, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>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 Ewing to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 315.67 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 311.092 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.483 degrees.









 

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