A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Trinity.
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 Trinity, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Trinity and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Trinity 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 Trinity. 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 Trinity.
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 Catahoula Parish as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Catahoula Parish sighting report from eBird.
Since Trinity is near Concordia Parish and also La Salle 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 Trinity.
How Far From Trinity 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 Trinity to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Trinity and extending to:
Communities Also Named Trinity ...
We have found 28 communities that share the name Trinity.
Within Louisiana, there is just one other community named Trinity. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 27 communities in the United States and Canada - with 26 of those located in the United States.
We have broken our list into two sections:
Communities Outside of Louisiana
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Distance: About 371 miles [597.1 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 265 miles [426.5 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 341 miles [548.8 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 1,053 miles [1,694.6 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 595 miles [957.6 km] to the East Southeast.
Distance: About 602 miles [968.8 km] to the East.
Distance: About 727 miles [1,170 km] to the North Northeast.
Distance: About 685 miles [1,102.4 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 670 miles [1,078.3 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 1,027 miles [1,652.8 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 1,016 miles [1,635.1 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 238 miles [383 km] to the North Northeast.
Distance: About 228 miles [366.9 km] to the East Northeast.
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 602 miles [968.8 km] to the North.
Lewis and Clark County
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,502 miles [2,417.2 km] to the Northwest.
Distance: About 1,606 miles [2,584.6 km] to the West Northwest.
Newfoundland and Labrador
Distance: About 2,293 miles [3,690.2 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 737 miles [1,186.1 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 687 miles [1,105.6 km] to the East Northeast.
This community is historic.
Distance: About 868 miles [1,396.9 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 1,023 miles [1,646.4 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 610 miles [981.7 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 387 miles [622.8 km] to the North Northeast.
Distance: About 414 miles [666.3 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 215 miles [346 km] to the West.
Distance: About 787 miles [1,266.6 km] to the East Northeast.
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,894 miles [3,048.1 km] to the Northwest.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Trinity ...
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 Trinity. 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.
Theodore Roosevelt 'Hound Dog' Taylor
Musician. He was born in Natchez (Mississippi) on Monday April 12, 1915 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Wednesday December 17, 1975 at an age of 60. He was buried at Restvale Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois) [Map].
Truman Van Dyke
Actor, insurance. He was born in Natchez (Mississippi) on Monday November 15, 1897 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Sunday May 6, 1984 at an age of 86. He was buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Trinity. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/
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This page was last modified: 19 Aug 2019