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Tanglewood Village, Louisiana

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The location of Tanglewood Village

Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Outdoor Activities ...

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

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

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Tanglewood Village 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 Tanglewood Village. 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 Tanglewood Village.

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 Saint Tammany Parish as the starting point when you click on the link below:

The Saint Tammany Parish sighting report from eBird.

Since Tanglewood Village is near Hancock County and also Orleans Parish, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:

Sighting report for Hancock County

Sighting report for Orleans 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

The website, centered on Tanglewood Village.

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

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

  • Covington [Map], which is the Seat of Saint Tammany Parish, lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Tanglewood Village to Covington, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
  • Baton Rouge [Map], which is the State Capital of Louisiana, lies 82 miles [132 km] to the West (W). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 933 miles [1,501.5 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 37 days and walking would take 53 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,830 miles [10,991.8 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 7,535 miles [12,126.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,413 miles [8,711.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Tanglewood Village ...

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.

Bon Village   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest of Tanglewood Village   [Map]

Cadillac Park   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]

Carolyn Park   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]

Cross Gates   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]

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

Fountain Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Foxhollow   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]

Gum Bayou Landing   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]

Harmony Heights   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]

Hickory Hills   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Kings Point   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]

Lake Gardens   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]

Lake Village   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

Lincoln Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Magnolia Forest   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Ozone Pines   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]

Palm Lake   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Pecan Grove   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]

Pine Shadows   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]

Pinecrest   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Piney Ridge Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]

Quail Ridge   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

River Gardens   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Willow Wood   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [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 Tanglewood Village. 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.

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 Less than 2 miles to the west of Tanglewood Village

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tony Canzoneri<7>

Emile Meyer

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].

New Orleans [Map] is located 30 miles [48.3 km] to the southwest of Tanglewood Village

Covington [Map] is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northwest of Tanglewood Village

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Emile Meyer

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Saint Tammany Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Saint Tammany Parish:

The official website for State of Louisiana:

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 from Point A (ie- Tanglewood Village) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Tanglewood Village. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tanglewood Village

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tanglewood Village. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.2966, Longitude: -89.7515     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tanglewood Village 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 Tanglewood Village 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 315.17 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 310.581 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.044 degrees.

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<7>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:

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