A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for McCauleyville.
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 McCauleyville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to McCauleyville and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for McCauleyville 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 McCauleyville. 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 McCauleyville.
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 Wilkin County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Wilkin County sighting report from eBird.
Since McCauleyville is near Richland County and also Clay 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 McCauleyville.
How Far From McCauleyville 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 community such as McCauleyville to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in McCauleyville and extending to:
Curious and Interesting Names Near McCauleyville ...
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 McCauleyville. 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.
News anchor, talk show host. He was born in Breckenridge (Minnesota) on Tueday July 14, 1914 and died in Chino (California) on Friday September 12, 2008 at an age of 94.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for McCauleyville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Wilkin County: www.co.wilkin.mn.us/
The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/
This page was last modified: 27 Aug 2019