A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Island View, Minnesota
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Island View.
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 Island View, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Island View and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Island View 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 Island View. 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 Island View.
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 Koochiching County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Koochiching County sighting report from eBird.
Since Island View is near Saint Louis County, we have provided a link to its eBird sighting report:
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 Island View.
How Far From Island View 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 city such as Island View to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Island View and extending to:
Communities Also Named Island View ...
We have found 12 communities that share the name Island View.
While the name Island View is unique within Minnesota, we know of another 12 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.
Communities Outside of Minnesota
Jump ahead to ...
Distance: About 1,348 miles [2,169.4 km] to the South Southeast.
Distance: About 671 miles [1,079.9 km] to the South Southeast.
Our profile page for Island View
Although located in , we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Queen Anne's County
Distance: About 1,069 miles [1,720.4 km] to the East Southeast.
Distance: About 346 miles [556.8 km] to the Southeast.
Distance: About 1,242 miles [1,998.8 km] to the East.
Distance: About 1,526 miles [2,455.9 km] to the East.
Distance: About 719 miles [1,157.1 km] to the Southeast.
Distance: About 671 miles [1,079.9 km] to the Southeast.
Distance: About 558 miles [898 km] to the West Northwest.
Distance: About 1,055 miles [1,697.9 km] to the West Southwest.
Distance: About 1,222 miles [1,966.6 km] to the West.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Island View ...
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 Island View. 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.
Edward Lloyd 'Sonny' Kryzanowski
Professional hockey. He was born in Fort Frances (Ontario) on Saturday November 14, 1925 and died in Atikokan (Ontario) on Sunday April 29, 2007 at an age of 81.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Island View. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Koochiching County: www.co.koochiching.mn.us/
The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Oct 2019