A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Stein.
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 Stein, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Stein and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Stein and surrounding area.
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 Stein. 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 Stein.
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 Washington Parish as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Washington Parish sighting report from eBird.
Since Stein is near Saint Tammany Parish and also Pearl River County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:
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 Stein.
How Far From Stein 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 Stein to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Stein and extending to:
Communities Also Named Stein ...
While the name Stein is unique within Louisiana, we know of one more community in the United States.
Communities Outside of Louisiana
Distance: About 1,422 miles [2,288.5 km] to the Northwest.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Stein ...
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.
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 Stein. 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.
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].
Actor. He was born in New Orleans (Louisiana) on Thursday August 18, 1910 and died in Covington (Louisiana) on Thursday March 19, 1987 at an age of 76. He was buried at Greenwood Cemetery (Orleans Parish, Louisiana) [Map].
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stein. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
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This page was last modified: 19 Aug 2019