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As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Holland, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Holland and the surrounding area.

  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks 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 this GPS location for Holland:
    • 36.057043, -89.870536
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Holland
  • 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:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Holland ...

We found 32 communities that share the name Holland.

Within Missouri, the name Holland is unique.

Beyond Missouri, we know of another 32 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 32 communities, 30 are located in the United States and two are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Faulkner County
      • This Holland is located in Faulkner County and lies 148 miles [238.2 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Faulkner County community of Holland.
      • Lonoke County
      • This Holland is located in Lonoke County and lies 145 miles [233.4 km] to the west southwest of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lonoke County community of Holland.
    • Florida
      • Leon County
      • This Holland is located in Leon County and lies 495 miles [796.6 km]<1> to the southeast of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Leon County community of Holland.
    • Georgia
      • Chattooga County
      • This Holland is located in Chattooga County and lies 279 miles [449 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chattooga County community of Holland.
      • Hall County
      • This Holland is located in Hall County and lies 360 miles [579.4 km] to the east southeast of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hall County community of Holland.
    • Illinois
      • Effingham County
      • This Holland is located in Effingham County and lies 226 miles [363.7 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Effingham County community of Holland.
    • Indiana
      • Dubois County
      • This Holland is located in Dubois County and lies 217 miles [349.2 km]<1> to the northeast of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dubois County community of Holland.
    • Iowa
      • Grundy County
      • This Holland is located in Grundy County and lies 465 miles [748.3 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grundy County community of Holland.
    • Kansas
      • Dickinson County
      • This Holland is located in Dickinson County and lies 447 miles [719.4 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dickinson County community of Holland.
    • Kentucky
      • Allen County
      • This Holland is located in Allen County and lies 215 miles [346 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Allen County community of Holland.
    • Manitoba
      • This Holland lies 1,035 miles [1,665.7 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
    • Massachusetts
      • Hampden County
      • This Holland is located in Hampden County and lies 1,033 miles [1,662.5 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hampden County community of Holland.
    • Michigan
      • Ottawa County
      • This Holland is located in Ottawa County and lies 505 miles [812.7 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ottawa County community of Holland.
    • Minnesota
      • Pipestone County
      • This Holland is located in Pipestone County and lies 647 miles [1,041.2 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pipestone County community of Holland.
    • Montana
      • Gallatin County
      • This Holland is located in Gallatin County and lies 1,294 miles [2,082.5 km]<1> to the northwest of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gallatin County community of Holland.
    • Nebraska
      • Lancaster County
      • This Holland is located in Lancaster County and lies 480 miles [772.5 km]<1> to the northwest of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lancaster County community of Holland.
    • New Jersey
      • Hunterdon County
      • This Holland is located in Hunterdon County and lies 854 miles [1,374.4 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hunterdon County community of Holland.
      • Monmouth County
      • This Holland is located in Monmouth County and lies 896 miles [1,442 km] to the east northeast of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monmouth County community of Holland.
    • New York
      • Erie County
      • This Holland is located in Erie County and lies 755 miles [1,215.1 km]<1> to the northeast of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Erie County community of Holland.
      • Queens County
      • This Holland is located in Queens County and lies 922 miles [1,483.8 km] to the east northeast of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Queens County community of Holland.
    • North Carolina
      • Wake County
      • This Holland is located in Wake County and lies 622 miles [1,001 km]<1> to the east of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wake County community of Holland.
    • Ohio
      • Lucas County
      • This Holland is located in Lucas County and lies 507 miles [815.9 km]<1> to the northeast of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lucas County community of Holland.
    • Ontario
      • This Holland lies 931 miles [1,498.3 km]<1> to the northeast of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
    • Oregon
      • Josephine County
      • This Holland is located in Josephine County and lies 1,839 miles [2,959.6 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Josephine County community of Holland.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Bucks County
      • This Holland is located in Bucks County and lies 855 miles [1,376 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bucks County community of Holland.
    • South Carolina
      • Anderson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Carolina community of Holland [Anderson County].
    • Texas
      • Bell County
      • This Holland is located in Bell County and lies 561 miles [902.8 km]<1> to the southwest of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bell County community of Holland.
    • Utah
      • Salt Lake County
      • This Holland is located in Salt Lake County and lies 1,231 miles [1,981.1 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Salt Lake County community of Holland.
    • Vermont
      • Orleans County
      • This Holland is located in Orleans County and lies 1,117 miles [1,797.6 km]<1> to the northeast of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Orleans County community of Holland.
    • Virginia
      • Suffolk City
      • This Holland is located in Suffolk City and lies 728 miles [1,171.6 km]<1> to the east of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Suffolk City community of Holland.
    • Washington
      • Whitman County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Washington community of Holland [Whitman County].
    • Wisconsin
      • Brown County
      • This Holland is located in Brown County and lies 572 miles [920.5 km]<1> to the north of the Holland that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Brown County community of Holland.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Holland ...

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.

  • Bowie Corner
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowie Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowie Corner
    • Bowie Corner is located in Dunklin County
  • Braggadocio
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Braggadocio have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Braggadocio
    • Braggadocio is located in Pemiscot County
  • Channel
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Channel have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Channel
    • Channel is located in Pemiscot County
  • Cooter
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cooter have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cooter
    • Cooter is located in Pemiscot County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 397 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cooter <4>
  • Cottonwood Point
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cottonwood Point have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottonwood Point
    • Cottonwood Point is located in Pemiscot County
  • Deco
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deco have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deco
    • Deco is located in Pemiscot County
  • Gilbert
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gilbert have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilbert
    • Gilbert is located in Dunklin County
  • Hall ‑ Historic
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hall have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hall
    • Hall is located in Pemiscot County
  • New Survey
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Survey have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Survey
    • New Survey is located in Pemiscot County
  • Sunrise
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunrise have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunrise
    • Sunrise is located in Dunklin County
  • Temples Corner
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Temples Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Temples Corner
    • Temples Corner is located in Pemiscot County

How Far From Holland to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a town such as Holland to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Holland and extending to:

  • Caruthersville, which is the Seat of Pemiscot County, lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Holland to Caruthersville, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
  • The White House (Washington, DC) is 729 miles [1,173.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 29 days and walking would take 42 days.
  • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,552 miles [10,544.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,278 miles [11,712.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,154 miles [8,294.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Holland) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Holland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0570, Longitude: -89.8705       In this case, the coordinates for Holland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Holland could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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 Holland to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 315.734 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.014 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.06 degrees.









 

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