A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Mantorville.
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 Mantorville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Mantorville and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Mantorville 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 Mantorville. 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 Mantorville.
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 Dodge County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Dodge County sighting report from eBird.
Since Mantorville is near Olmsted County and also Goodhue County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:
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 Mantorville.
How Far From Mantorville 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 city such as Mantorville to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Mantorville and extending to:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Mantorville ...
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 Mantorville. 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.
Actress. She was born on Thursday December 6, 1900 and died in Rochester (Minnesota) on Tueday April 30, 1974 at an age of 73. She was buried at Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery (Montgomery County, Ohio) [Map].
Edwin Elijah Perkins
Inventor. He was born in Lewis (Iowa) on Tueday January 8, 1889 and died in Rochester (Minnesota) on Monday July 3, 1961 at an age of 72. He was buried at Parkview Cemetery (Adams County, Nebraska) [Map].
Danny Leon Thompson
Major League Baseball. He was born in Wichita (Kansas) on Saturday February 1, 1947 and died in Rochester (Minnesota) on Friday December 10, 1976 at an age of 29. He was buried at Capron Cemetery (Woods County, Oklahoma) [Map].
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Mantorville: www.mantorville.com/
The official website for Dodge County: www.co.dodge.mn.us/
The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.
This page was last modified: 27 Aug 2019