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Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Sunburg.
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 Sunburg, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Sunburg and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Sunburg
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 Sunburg. 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 Sunburg.
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 Kandiyohi County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
Since Sunburg is near Swift County and also Pope 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:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Sunburg ...
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 wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.
Georgeville [Stearns County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the east of Sunburg
Link to Google Map centered on Georgeville
Grove Lake [Pope County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Sunburg
Link to Google Map centered on Grove Lake
Lake Henry [Stearns County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the east of Sunburg
Link to Google Map centered on Lake Henry
Long Beach [Pope County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Sunburg
Link to Google Map centered on Long Beach
Starbuck [Pope County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northwest of Sunburg
Link to Google Map centered on Starbuck
Swift Falls [Swift County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Sunburg
Link to Google Map centered on Swift Falls
Terrace [Pope County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Sunburg
Link to Google Map centered on Terrace
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 Sunburg. 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.
Author. He was born in Sauk Centre (Minnesota) on Saturday February 7, 1885 and died in Rome (Italy) on Wednesday January 10, 1951 at the age of 65. He is buried at Greenwood Cemetery (Stearns County, Minnesota).
Creator of the Milky Way candy bar. He was born in Hancock (Minnesota) on Wednesday September 24, 1884 and died in Baltimore (Maryland) on Sunday April 8, 1934 at the age of 49. He is buried at Lakewood Cemetery (Hennepin County, Minnesota).
How Far From Sunburg 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 Sunburg to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Sunburg and extending to:
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sunburg. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Kandiyohi County: www.co.kandiyohi.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: 19 Feb 2020