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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Stanton.

This page contains eight sections:

Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Stanton, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Stanton and the surrounding area.

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Stanton and surrounding area.

Astronomy ...

Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help amateurs find their way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website lists the visible planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their track 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 the location for Stanton. Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude for your actual position.

The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Stanton.

Bird Watching ...

We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.

The eBird website is organized on a parish-by-parish basis. We have selected Orleans Parish as the starting point when you click on the link below:

The Orleans Parish sighting report from eBird.

Since Stanton is near Saint Bernard Parish and also Plaquemines Parish, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:

Sighting report for Saint Bernard Parish

Sighting report for Plaquemines Parish

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:

The Waymark.com website, centered on Stanton.

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Stanton and extending to:

  • New Orleans [Map], which is the Seat of Orleans Parish, lies just to the West Northwest.
  • Baton Rouge [Map], which is the State Capital of Louisiana, lies 79 miles [127.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW). If you could drive a straight line from Stanton to Baton Rouge, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 959 miles [1,543.4 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 38 days and walking would take 55 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,857 miles [11,035.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,561 miles [12,168.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,439 miles [8,753.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Stanton ...

We have found 32 communities that share the name Stanton.

Within Louisiana, there is just one other community named Stanton. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 31 communities in the United States and Canada - with 30 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Louisiana

Communities outside of Louisiana


Communities Outside of Louisiana

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FloridaMinnesotaNorthwest TerritoriesTexas
 
IdahoMississippiOhioWisconsin

Alabama

Chilton County

Our profile page for Stanton, Chilton County   [Map]

Distance: About 264 miles [424.9 km] to the Northeast.

Arizona

Gila County

Our profile page for Stanton, Gila County

This community is historic.<7>

Although located in Gila County, we don't know the location of this community within the parish.

Yavapai County

Our profile page for Stanton, Yavapai County   [Map]

This community is historic.

Distance: About 1,362 miles [2,191.9 km] to the West Northwest.

California

Orange County

Our profile page for Stanton, Orange County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,661 miles [2,673.1 km] to the West Northwest.

Delaware

New Castle County

Our profile page for Stanton, New Castle County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,053 miles [1,694.6 km] to the Northeast.

Florida

Marion County

Our profile page for Stanton, Marion County   [Map]

Distance: About 486 miles [782.1 km] to the East.

Idaho

Blaine County

Our profile page for Stanton, Blaine County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>

Although located in Blaine County, we don't know the location of this community within the parish.

Iowa

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Stanton, Montgomery County   [Map]

Distance: About 816 miles [1,313.2 km] to the North Northwest.

Kansas

Douglas County

Our profile page for Stanton, Douglas County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Douglas County, we don't know the location of this community within the parish.

Finney County

Our profile page for Stanton, Finney County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Finney County, we don't know the location of this community within the parish.

Franklin County

Our profile page for Stanton, Franklin County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Franklin County, we don't know the location of this community within the parish.

Miami County

Our profile page for Stanton, Miami County   [Map]

Distance: About 663 miles [1,067 km] to the North Northwest.

Riley County

Our profile page for Stanton, Riley County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Riley County, we don't know the location of this community within the parish.

Kentucky

Powell County

Our profile page for Stanton, Powell County   [Map]

Distance: About 648 miles [1,042.9 km] to the North Northeast.

Michigan

Montcalm County

Our profile page for Stanton, Montcalm County   [Map]

Distance: About 961 miles [1,546.6 km] to the North Northeast.

Minnesota

Goodhue County

Our profile page for Stanton, Goodhue County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,018 miles [1,638.3 km] to the North.

Mississippi

Adams County

Our profile page for Stanton, Adams County   [Map]

Distance: About 140 miles [225.3 km] to the North Northwest.

Missouri

Franklin County

Our profile page for Stanton, Franklin County   [Map]

Distance: About 580 miles [933.4 km] to the North.

Nebraska

Dakota County

Our profile page for Stanton, Dakota County

This community is historic.

Although located in Dakota County, we don't know the location of this community within the parish.

Stanton County

Our profile page for Stanton, Stanton County   [Map]

Distance: About 924 miles [1,487 km] to the North Northwest.

New Jersey

Hunterdon County

Our profile page for Stanton, Hunterdon County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,122 miles [1,805.7 km] to the Northeast.

North Dakota

Mercer County

Our profile page for Stanton, Mercer County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,347 miles [2,167.8 km] to the North Northwest.

Northwest Territories

Our profile page for Stanton   [Map]

Distance: About 3,139 miles [5,051.7 km] to the North Northwest.

Ohio

Clermont County

Our profile page for Stanton, Clermont County

This community is historic.

Although located in Clermont County, we don't know the location of this community within the parish.

Ontario

Our profile page for Stanton   [Map]

Distance: About 1,121 miles [1,804.1 km] to the North Northeast.

Oregon

Umatilla County

Our profile page for Stanton, Umatilla County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,899 miles [3,056.1 km] to the Northwest.

Pennsylvania

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Stanton, Jefferson County   [Map]

Distance: About 980 miles [1,577.2 km] to the Northeast.

Luzerne County

Our profile page for Stanton, Luzerne County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Luzerne County, we don't know the location of this community within the parish.

Tennessee

Haywood County

Our profile page for Stanton, Haywood County   [Map]

Distance: About 384 miles [618 km] to the North.

Texas

Martin County

Our profile page for Stanton, Martin County   [Map]

Distance: About 717 miles [1,153.9 km] to the West Northwest.

Wisconsin

Saint Croix County

Our profile page for Stanton, Saint Croix County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,062 miles [1,709.1 km] to the North.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Stanton ...

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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Cutoff   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West of Stanton   [Map]

Cypress Gardens   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

English Turn   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Forest Isle   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]

Frances Place   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

Little Rock (Historic)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Mohawk City   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

River Bend   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Story   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

Story Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]

Tall Timbers   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]

Timber Grove   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]

Violet   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

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 Stanton. 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.

Louis 'Satchmo' Armstrong     (Louis Daniel Armstrong)

Trumpeter, composer, singer, actor. He was born in New Orleans (Louisiana) on Sunday August 4, 1901 and died in Corona (New York) on Tueday July 6, 1971 at an age of 69. He was buried at Flushing Cemetery (Queens County, New York) [Map].

New Orleans [Map] is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Stanton

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Louis 'Satchmo' Armstrong<9>

Percy Barbat     (Percy Dewitt Barbat)

Actor. He was born in New Orleans (Louisiana) on Tueday May 23, 1882 and died in San Antonio (Texas) on Sunday June 20, 1965 at an age of 83.

New Orleans [Map] is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Stanton

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Percy Barbat

Henry John 'Zeke' Bonura

Major League Baseball. He was born in New Orleans (Louisiana) on Sunday September 20, 1908 and died in New Orleans (Louisiana) on Monday March 9, 1987 at an age of 78. He was buried at Metairie Cemetery (Orleans Parish, Louisiana) [Map].

New Orleans [Map] is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Stanton

New Orleans [Map] is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Stanton

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Henry John 'Zeke' Bonura

Roy Brown

Musician. He was born in New Orleans (Louisiana) on Friday September 10, 1920 and died in Pacoima (California) on Monday May 25, 1981 at an age of 60. He was buried at Eternal Valley Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

New Orleans [Map] is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Stanton

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Roy Brown

Sam Butera

Musician. He was born in New Orleans (Louisiana) on Wednesday August 17, 1927 and died in Las Vegas (Nevada) on Wednesday June 3, 2009 at an age of 81. He was buried at Greenwood Cemetery (Orleans Parish, Louisiana) [Map].

New Orleans [Map] is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Stanton

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sam Butera

Ralph Joseph 'Putsy' Caballero

Professional baseball. He was born in New Orleans (Louisiana) on Saturday November 5, 1927 and died in New Orleans (Louisiana) on Thursday December 8, 2016 at an age of 89. He was buried at Metairie Cemetery (Orleans Parish, Louisiana) [Map].

New Orleans [Map] is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Stanton

New Orleans [Map] is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Stanton

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ralph Joseph 'Putsy' Caballero

Candy Candido

Actor. He was born in New Orleans (Louisiana) on Thursday December 25, 1913 and died in Burbank (California) on Wednesday May 19, 1999 at an age of 85. He was buried at San Fernando Mission Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

New Orleans [Map] is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Stanton

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Candy Candido

Tony Canzoneri

Professional boxer. He was born in Slidell (Louisiana) on Friday November 6, 1908 and died in Staten Island (New York) on Wednesday December 9, 1959 at an age of 51. He was buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery (Queens County, New York) [Map].

Slidell [Map] is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the north of Stanton

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tony Canzoneri

Truman Capote     (Truman Garcia Capote)

Author. He was born in New Orleans (Louisiana) on Tueday September 30, 1924 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Saturday August 25, 1984 at an age of 59. He was buried at Westwood Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

New Orleans [Map] is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Stanton

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Truman Capote

Dolly Davenport     (Born as Adolphus Davenport Hoyt)

Actor. He was born in Stamford (Connecticut) on Monday August 4, 1828 and died in New Orleans (Louisiana) on Thursday October 23, 1873 at an age of 45. He was buried at Green - Wood Cemetery (Kings County, New York) [Map].

New Orleans [Map] is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Stanton

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dolly Davenport

Jefferson Davis     (Jefferson Finis Davis)

President of the Confederate States of America. He was born in Fairview (Kentucky) on Friday June 3, 1808 and died in New Orleans (Louisiana) on Friday December 6, 1889 at an age of 81. He was buried at Metairie Cemetery (Orleans Parish, Louisiana) [Map].

New Orleans [Map] is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Stanton

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jefferson Davis

Fats Domino     (Born as Antoine Caliste Domino)

Singer, musician, songwriter. He was born in New Orleans (Louisiana) on Sunday February 26, 1928 and died in Harvey (Louisiana) on Tueday October 24, 2017 at an age of 89. He was buried at Providence Memorial Park (Jefferson Parish, Louisiana) [Map].

New Orleans [Map] is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Stanton

Harvey [Map] is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Stanton

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Fats Domino

Louis George 'L.G.' Dupre

Professional football. He was born in New Orleans (Louisiana) on Saturday September 10, 1932 and died in Texas City (Texas) on Thursday August 9, 2001 at an age of 68. He was buried at Forest Park East Cemetery (Harris County, Texas) [Map].

New Orleans [Map] is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Stanton

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Louis George 'L.G.' Dupre

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Orleans Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stanton. 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Stanton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stanton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.9174, Longitude: -89.9409     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stanton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Stanton to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 315.24 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 310.612 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.174 degrees.

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<7>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 Stanton, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<8>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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Stanton 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.

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<9>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.

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