A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Timberlane.
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 Timberlane, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Timberlane and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Timberlane 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 Timberlane. 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 Timberlane.
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 Jefferson Parish as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Jefferson Parish sighting report from eBird.
Since Timberlane is near Plaquemines Parish and also Orleans Parish, 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 Timberlane.
How Far From Timberlane 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 Timberlane to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Timberlane and extending to:
Communities Also Named Timberlane ...
We have found 10 communities that share the name Timberlane.
Within Louisiana, there are 2 communities which are also named Timberlane. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 8 communities in the United States - with 10 of those located in the United States.
We have broken our list into two sections:
Other Communities Located In Louisiana
Distance: About 289 miles [465.1 km] to the Northwest.
East Baton Rouge Parish
Distance: About 79 miles [127.1 km] to the Northwest.
Communities Outside of Louisiana
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Distance: About 287 miles [461.9 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 271 miles [436.1 km] to the North Northeast.
Distance: About 467 miles [751.6 km] to the East Southeast.
Distance: About 862 miles [1,387.3 km] to the North.
Distance: About 170 miles [273.6 km] to the North Northwest.
Distance: About 566 miles [910.9 km] to the Northwest.
Distance: About 552 miles [888.4 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 2,085 miles [3,355.5 km] to the Northwest.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Timberlane ...
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 Timberlane. 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].
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.
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
Edwin 'Eddie' Edwards
Musician. He was born in New Orleans (Louisiana) on Friday May 22, 1891 and died in New York (New York) on Tueday April 9, 1963 at an age of 71. He was buried at Metairie Cemetery (Orleans Parish, Louisiana) [Map].
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Timberlane. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Jefferson Parish: www.jeffparish.net/
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: 02 Aug 2019