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Introduction ...

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

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

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Isanti Estates 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 Isanti Estates. 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 Isanti Estates.

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 Isanti County as the starting point when you click on the link below:

The Isanti County sighting report from eBird.

Since Isanti Estates is near Anoka County and also Chisago County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:

Sighting report for Anoka County

Sighting report for Chisago 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 Isanti Estates.

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

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

  • Cambridge [Map], which is the Seat of Isanti County, lies just to the North.
  • Saint Paul [Map], which is the State Capital of Minnesota, lies 35 miles [56.3 km] to the South (S). If you could walk a straight line from Isanti Estates to Saint Paul, with an average speed<2> 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 about two full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 941 miles [1,514.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of two days, a buggy would take 37 days and walking would take 54 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,197 miles [9,973.1 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 6,952 miles [11,188.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,863 miles [7,826.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Isanti Estates ...

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.

Branch   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the East of Isanti Estates   [Map]

Cedar   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]

Crown   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the West   [Map]

Ham Lake   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the South   [Map]

Martin Lake   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Nowthen   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Oak Grove   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Springvale   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the North   [Map]

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

Stanley   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Stark   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

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 Isanti Estates. 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.

John 'Johnny' Edwin Blanchard

Major League Baseball. He was born in Minneapolis (Minnesota) on Sunday February 26, 1933 and died in Robbinsdale (Minnesota) on Wednesday March 25, 2009 at an age of 76. He was buried at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery (Hennepin County, Minnesota) [Map].

Minneapolis [Map] is located 33 miles [53.1 km] to the south of Isanti Estates

Robbinsdale [Map] is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the south of Isanti Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: John 'Johnny' Edwin Blanchard<7>

Jimmy 'Jumpin Jimmy' Earle Brown

Musician. He was born in Great Bend (Kansas) on Sunday August 8, 1926 and died in Maple Grove (Minnesota) on Monday December 18, 2006 at an age of 80. He was buried at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery (Hennepin County, Minnesota) [Map].

Maple Grove [Map] is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the southwest of Isanti Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jimmy 'Jumpin Jimmy' Earle Brown

Armand Romeo 'Dutch' Delmonte

Professional hockey. He was born on Friday June 3, 1927 and died in North Oaks (Minnesota) on Tueday April 7, 1981 at an age of 53. He was buried at Timmins Memorial Cemetery (Cochrane District, Ontario) [Map].

North Oaks [Map] is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the south of Isanti Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Armand Romeo 'Dutch' Delmonte

Francis Xavier 'Moose' Goheen, Sr.

Professional hockey. He was born in White Bear Lake (Minnesota) on Friday February 9, 1894 and died in White Bear Lake (Minnesota) on Tueday November 13, 1979 at an age of 85. He was buried at St. Mary of the Lake Cemetery (Ramsey County, Minnesota) [Map].

White Bear Lake [Map] is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Isanti Estates

White Bear Lake [Map] is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Isanti Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Francis Xavier 'Moose' Goheen, Sr.

Scott 'The Fighting Frenchman' LeDoux

Professional boxer. He was born in Crosby (Minnesota) on Friday January 7, 1949 and died in Coon Rapids (Minnesota) on Thursday August 11, 2011 at an age of 62. He was buried at Hillside Cemetery (Hennepin County, Minnesota) [Map].

Coon Rapids [Map] is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Isanti Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Scott 'The Fighting Frenchman' LeDoux

Gustav Stickley

Pioneer of the American Arts and Crafts Movement, publisher of Craftsman Magazine. He was born in Osceola (Wisconsin) on Monday March 9, 1857 and died in Syracuse (New York) on Monday April 20, 1942 at an age of 85. He was buried at Oakwood Cemetery (Onondaga County, New York) [Map].

Osceola [Map] is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the east of Isanti Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gustav Stickley

William Robert 'Bill' Tuttle

Professional baseball. He was born in Elmwood (Illinois) on Thursday July 4, 1929 and died in Anoka (Minnesota) on Monday July 27, 1998 at an age of 69. He was buried at Big Lake Cemetery (Sherburne County, Minnesota) [Map].

Anoka [Map] is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Isanti Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Robert 'Bill' Tuttle

Leonard Wells Volk

Artist. He was born in Wells (New York) on Friday November 7, 1828 and died in Osceola (Wisconsin) on Monday August 19, 1895 at an age of 66. He was buried at Rosehill Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois) [Map].

Osceola [Map] is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the east of Isanti Estates

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Leonard Wells Volk

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Minnesota

About Isanti County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Isanti County: www.co.isanti.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 '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- Isanti Estates) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Isanti Estates. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4547, Longitude: -93.2333     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Isanti Estates 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 Isanti Estates 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 318.273 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 316.197 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.496 degrees.

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<7>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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