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Outdoor Activities ...

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

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

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks 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 this GPS location for East Lyndon:
    • 46.831692, -67.939041
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on East Lyndon
  • Bird Watching ...
    • We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website for local sighting reports and to help identify hotspots.
    • The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Aroostook County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
    • eBird sighting report for Aroostook County
  • 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:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named East Lyndon ...

We found one communities that share the name East Lyndon.

Within Maine, the name East Lyndon is unique.

Beyond Maine, there is another community also named East Lyndon in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Vermont
      • Caledonia County
      • This East Lyndon is located in Caledonia County and lies 251 miles [403.9 km]<1> to the southwest of the East Lyndon that is located in Aroostook County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Caledonia County community of East Lyndon.

Curious and Interesting Names Near East Lyndon ...

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

  • Bishop
    (Less than 2 miles to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bishop have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bishop
    • Bishop is located in Aroostook County
  • Caribou
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caribou have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caribou
    • Caribou is located in Aroostook County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,622 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caribou <3>
  • Four Corners
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Four Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Four Corners
    • Four Corners is located in Aroostook County
  • Grass Corner
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grass Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grass Corner
    • Grass Corner is located in Aroostook County
  • Green Ridge
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Ridge
    • Green Ridge is located in Aroostook County
  • Limestone
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Limestone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Limestone
    • Limestone is located in Aroostook County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,164 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Limestone <3>
  • Maine
    (Less than 2 miles to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maine
    • Maine is located in Aroostook County
  • Maple Grove
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maple Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maple Grove
    • Maple Grove is located in Aroostook County
  • Maysville
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maysville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maysville
    • Maysville is located in Aroostook County
  • Pauls
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pauls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pauls
    • Pauls is located in Aroostook County
  • Stevensville
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stevensville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stevensville
    • Stevensville is located in Aroostook County

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in East Lyndon and extending to:

  • Houlton, which is the Seat of Aroostook County, lies 49 miles [78.9 km]<1> to the south. If you could walk a straight line from East Lyndon to Houlton, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take about three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of two days.
  • Augusta, which is the State Capital of Maine, lies 195 miles [313.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 8 days and walking would take 11 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC) is 714 miles [1,149.1 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 28 days and walking would take 41 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,208 miles [8,381.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<6>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 5,929 miles [9,541.8 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,804 miles [6,121.9 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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

The official website for Aroostook County: www.aroostook.me.us/

The official website for State of Maine: https://www.maine.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- East Lyndon) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Lyndon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.8317, Longitude: -67.9390       In this case, the coordinates for East Lyndon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>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 East Lyndon to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 301.216 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 297.273 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 296.527 degrees.









 

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