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

When in Woodland, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Woodland 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 Woodland:
    • 45.157019, -67.404717
    • 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 Woodland
  • 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 Washington County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
    • eBird sighting report for Washington 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 Woodland ...

We found 68 communities that share the name Woodland.

Within Maine, the name Woodland is unique.

Beyond Maine, we know of another 68 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 68 communities, 66 are located in the United States and five are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Lauderdale County
      • This Woodland is located in Lauderdale County and lies 1,291 miles [2,077.7 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lauderdale County community of Woodland.
      • Lee County
      • This Woodland is located in Lee County and lies 1,296 miles [2,085.7 km] to the southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lee County community of Woodland.
      • Macon County
      • This Woodland is located in Macon County and lies 1,311 miles [2,109.8 km] to the southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Macon County community of Woodland.
      • Randolph County
      • This Woodland is located in Randolph County and lies 1,254 miles [2,018.1 km] to the southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Randolph County community of Woodland.
    • Arkansas
      • Johnson County
      • This Woodland is located in Johnson County and lies 1,517 miles [2,441.4 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Johnson County community of Woodland.
      • Saline County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Woodland [Saline County].
    • California
      • Tulare County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of Woodland [Tulare County].
      • Yolo County
      • This Woodland is located in Yolo County and lies 2,775 miles [4,465.9 km]<1> to the west of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Yolo County community of Woodland.
    • Connecticut
      • Hartford County
      • Although located in Hartford County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hartford County community of Woodland.
    • Delaware
      • New Castle County
      • This Woodland is located in New Castle County and lies 560 miles [901.2 km]<1> to the southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the New Castle County community of Woodland.
      • Sussex County
      • This Woodland is located in Sussex County and lies 619 miles [996.2 km] to the southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sussex County community of Woodland.
    • Georgia
      • Columbia County
      • This Woodland is located in Columbia County and lies 1,120 miles [1,802.5 km]<1> to the southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Columbia County community of Woodland.
      • Dougherty County
      • This Woodland is located in Dougherty County and lies 1,299 miles [2,090.5 km] to the southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dougherty County community of Woodland.
      • Grady County
      • This Woodland is located in Grady County and lies 1,334 miles [2,146.9 km] to the southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grady County community of Woodland.
      • Talbot County
      • This Woodland is located in Talbot County and lies 1,251 miles [2,013.3 km] to the southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Talbot County community of Woodland.
    • Idaho
      • Adams County
      • This Woodland is located in Adams County and lies 2,352 miles [3,785.2 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Adams County community of Woodland.
      • Idaho County
      • This Woodland is located in Idaho County and lies 2,309 miles [3,716 km] to the west northwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Idaho County community of Woodland.
    • Illinois
      • Iroquois County
      • This Woodland is located in Iroquois County and lies 1,069 miles [1,720.4 km]<1> to the west of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Iroquois County community of Woodland.
      • Kankakee County
      • This Woodland is located in Kankakee County and lies 1,048 miles [1,686.6 km] to the west of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kankakee County community of Woodland.
      • Lake County
      • This Woodland is located in Lake County and lies 1,050 miles [1,689.8 km] to the west of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lake County community of Woodland.
    • Indiana
      • Saint Joseph County
      • This Woodland is located in Saint Joseph County and lies 972 miles [1,564.3 km]<1> to the west of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Joseph County community of Woodland.
    • Iowa
      • Decatur County
      • This Woodland is located in Decatur County and lies 1,353 miles [2,177.4 km]<1> to the west of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Decatur County community of Woodland.
    • Kansas
      • Bourbon County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Woodland [Bourbon County].
    • Kentucky
      • Hart County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kentucky community of Woodland [Hart County].
      • Meade County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kentucky community of Woodland [Meade County].
      • Rowan County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kentucky community of Woodland [Rowan County].
    • Louisiana
      • East Feliciana Parish
      • This Woodland is located in East Feliciana Parish and lies 1,602 miles [2,578.2 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the East Feliciana Parish community of Woodland.
      • Plaquemines Parish
      • This Woodland is located in Plaquemines Parish and lies 1,623 miles [2,612 km] to the west southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Plaquemines Parish community of Woodland.
    • Maryland
      • Allegany County
      • This Woodland is located in Allegany County and lies 701 miles [1,128.2 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Allegany County community of Woodland.
      • Talbot County
      • This Woodland is located in Talbot County and lies 620 miles [997.8 km] to the southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Talbot County community of Woodland.
    • Massachusetts
      • Middlesex County
      • This Woodland is located in Middlesex County and lies 273 miles [439.4 km]<1> to the southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Middlesex County community of Woodland.
    • Michigan
      • Barry County
      • This Woodland is located in Barry County and lies 895 miles [1,440.4 km]<1> to the west of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Barry County community of Woodland.
    • Minnesota
      • Hennepin County
      • This Woodland is located in Hennepin County and lies 1,268 miles [2,040.6 km]<1> to the west of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hennepin County community of Woodland.
      • Kanabec County
      • This Woodland is located in Kanabec County and lies 1,245 miles [2,003.6 km] to the west northwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kanabec County community of Woodland.
      • Otter Tail County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Minnesota community of Woodland [Otter Tail County].
      • Saint Louis County
      • This Woodland is located in Saint Louis County and lies 1,184 miles [1,905.5 km] to the west northwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Louis County community of Woodland.
    • Mississippi
      • Chickasaw County
      • This Woodland is located in Chickasaw County and lies 1,388 miles [2,233.8 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chickasaw County community of Woodland.
      • Pontotoc County
      • This Woodland is located in Pontotoc County and lies 1,365 miles [2,196.8 km] to the west southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pontotoc County community of Woodland.
    • Missouri
      • Marion County
      • This Woodland is located in Marion County and lies 1,282 miles [2,063.2 km]<1> to the west of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marion County community of Woodland.
      • Saint Louis County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Missouri community of Woodland [Saint Louis County].
    • New Brunswick
      • This Woodland lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the east of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
    • New Jersey
      • Atlantic County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New Jersey community of Woodland [Atlantic County].
    • New York
      • Onondaga County
      • This Woodland is located in Onondaga County and lies 471 miles [758 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Onondaga County community of Woodland.
      • Ulster County
      • This Woodland is located in Ulster County and lies 407 miles [655 km] to the west southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ulster County community of Woodland.
    • North Carolina
      • Gaston County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Woodland [Gaston County].
      • Northampton County
      • This Woodland is located in Northampton County and lies 795 miles [1,279.4 km]<1> to the southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Northampton County community of Woodland.
    • Ohio
      • Cuyahoga County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Woodland [Cuyahoga County].
      • Mahoning County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Mahoning County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mahoning County community of Woodland.
      • Union County
      • This Woodland is located in Union County and lies 863 miles [1,388.9 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Union County community of Woodland.
    • Ontario
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ontario community of Woodland.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Clearfield County
      • This Woodland is located in Clearfield County and lies 621 miles [999.4 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clearfield County community of Woodland.
      • McKean County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Woodland [McKean County].
      • Mifflin County
      • This Woodland is located in Mifflin County and lies 600 miles [965.6 km] to the west southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mifflin County community of Woodland.
    • South Carolina
      • Berkeley County
      • This Woodland is located in Berkeley County and lies 1,069 miles [1,720.4 km]<1> to the southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Berkeley County community of Woodland.
      • Orangeburg County
      • This Woodland is located in Orangeburg County and lies 1,075 miles [1,730 km] to the southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Orangeburg County community of Woodland.
    • Tennessee
      • Davidson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Woodland [Davidson County].
      • Haywood County
      • This Woodland is located in Haywood County and lies 1,313 miles [2,113.1 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Haywood County community of Woodland.
    • Texas
      • Bell County
      • This Woodland is located in Bell County and lies 1,882 miles [3,028.8 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bell County community of Woodland.
      • Red River County
      • This Woodland is located in Red River County and lies 1,667 miles [2,682.8 km] to the west southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Red River County community of Woodland.
      • Williamson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Woodland [Williamson County].
    • Utah
      • Davis County
      • This Woodland is located in Davis County and lies 2,235 miles [3,596.9 km]<1> to the west of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Davis County community of Woodland.
      • Summit County
      • This Woodland is located in Summit County and lies 2,212 miles [3,559.9 km] to the west of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Summit County community of Woodland.
    • Virginia
      • Stafford County
      • This Woodland is located in Stafford County and lies 699 miles [1,124.9 km]<1> to the southwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Stafford County community of Woodland.
    • Washington
      • Cowlitz County
      • This Woodland is located in Cowlitz County and lies 2,622 miles [4,219.7 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cowlitz County community of Woodland.
      • Snohomish County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Washington community of Woodland [Snohomish County].
      • Thurston County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Washington community of Woodland [Thurston County].
    • West Virginia
      • Marshall County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of Woodland [Marshall County].
    • Wisconsin
      • Dodge County
      • This Woodland is located in Dodge County and lies 1,048 miles [1,686.6 km]<1> to the west of the Woodland that is located in Washington County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dodge County community of Woodland.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Woodland ...

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.

  • Burnt Hill
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnt Hill came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnt Hill
  • Cedar
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar
    • Cedar is located in Washington County
  • Five Corners
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
  • Four Corners
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
  • Hayman Hill
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hayman Hill came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hayman Hill
  • Heathland
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heathland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heathland
  • Little Ridge
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Ridge came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Ridge
  • Lower Little Ridge
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lower Little Ridge came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lower Little Ridge
  • Milltown
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milltown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milltown
    • Milltown is located in Washington County
  • Union Mills
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union Mills came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union Mills
  • Woodland Junction
    (Less than 2 miles to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland Junction
    • Woodland Junction is located in Washington County

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

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

  • Machias, which is the Seat of Washington County, lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the south. If you could walk a straight line from Woodland to Machias, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
  • Augusta, which is the State Capital of Maine, lies 130 miles [209.2 km] to the west southwest (WSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 8 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC) is 655 miles [1,054.1 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 26 days and walking would take 38 days.
  • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,246 miles [8,442.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 5,959 miles [9,590.1 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,834 miles [6,170.2 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<10>

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

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 drawn from Point A (ie- Woodland) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.1570, Longitude: -67.4047       In this case, the coordinates for Woodland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Woodland, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Woodland could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<4>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<5>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.
<6>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.
<7>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 Woodland to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 301.246 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 297.002 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 297.292 degrees.









 

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