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Introduction ...

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

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 Hutton, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Hutton and the surrounding area.

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Hutton 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 Hutton. 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 Hutton.

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 county-by-county basis. We have selected Fillmore County as the starting point when you click on the link below:

The Fillmore County sighting report from eBird.

Since Hutton is near Howard County and also Winneshiek County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:

Sighting report for Howard County

Sighting report for Winneshiek 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:

The Waymark.com website, centered on Hutton.

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

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

  • Preston [Map], which is the Seat of Fillmore County, lies just to the North Northwest.
  • Saint Paul [Map], which is the State Capital of Minnesota, lies 105 miles [169 km] to the North Northwest (NNW). If you could drive a straight line from Hutton to Saint Paul, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 842 miles [1,355.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 33 days and walking would take 48 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,252 miles [10,061.6 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 7,002 miles [11,268.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,901 miles [7,887.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Hutton ...

We have found 9 communities that share the name Hutton.

While the name Hutton is unique within Minnesota, we know of another 9 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Outside of Minnesota

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British Columbia

Our profile page for Hutton   [Map]

Distance: About 1,508 miles [2,426.9 km] to the Northwest.

Illinois

Coles County

Our profile page for Hutton, Coles County   [Map]

Distance: About 355 miles [571.3 km] to the Southeast.

Indiana

Vigo County

Our profile page for Hutton, Vigo County   [Map]

Distance: About 377 miles [606.7 km] to the Southeast.

Kansas

Rush County

Our profile page for Hutton, Rush County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>

Although located in Rush County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Louisiana

Vernon Parish

Our profile page for Hutton, Vernon Parish   [Map]

Distance: About 850 miles [1,367.9 km] to the South.

Maryland

Garrett County

Our profile page for Hutton, Garrett County   [Map]

Distance: About 710 miles [1,142.6 km] to the East Southeast.

Montana

Custer County

Our profile page for Hutton, Custer County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Custer County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Tennessee

Marion County

Our profile page for Hutton, Marion County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Marion County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

West Virginia

Preston County

Our profile page for Hutton, Preston County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Preston County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hutton ...

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.

Big Spring   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South of Hutton   [Map]

Florenceville (IA)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Forestville   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]

Fountain   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Harmony   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Henrytown   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]

Highland   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Prosper   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Tawney   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the East   [Map]

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Minnesota

About Fillmore County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Fillmore County: www.co.fillmore.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hutton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hutton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6161, Longitude: -92.0449     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hutton 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 Hutton 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 317.434 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.993 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.344 degrees.

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<7>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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock 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 Hutton 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.

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