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Outdoor Activities ...

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

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

  • Weather ...
  • 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 W B Junction:
    • 39.335020, -93.530212
    • 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 W B Junction
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near W B Junction ...

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.

  • Cuba [Lafayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuba
    • Cuba [Lafayette County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of W B Junction
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuba have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuba
  • Dover [Lafayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dover
    • Dover [Lafayette County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of W B Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 102 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dover
  • Grand Pass [Saline County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Pass
    • Grand Pass [Saline County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of W B Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 64 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Pass have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Pass
  • Hodge [Lafayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hodge
    • Hodge [Lafayette County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of W B Junction
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hodge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hodge
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    • Judd [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Judd
      • Judd [Carroll County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of W B Junction
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Judd have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Judd
    • Lakeview [Ray County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview
      • Lakeview [Ray County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the west of W B Junction
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview
    • Little Osage Village [Saline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Osage Village
      • Little Osage Village [Saline County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of W B Junction
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Osage Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Osage Village
    • Malta Bend [Saline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Malta Bend
      • Malta Bend [Saline County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of W B Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 239 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Malta Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Malta Bend
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Malta Bend<3>
    • Miles Point [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Miles Point
      • Miles Point [Carroll County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of W B Junction
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Miles Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Miles Point
    • Roads [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roads
      • Roads [Carroll County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of W B Junction
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roads
    • Sugartree [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugartree
      • Sugartree [Carroll County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of W B Junction
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sugartree have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugartree

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 W B Junction. 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.

  • View Our List ...
    • Noble Johnson     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Marshall (Missouri) on Monday April 18, 1881 and died in Yucaipa (California) on Monday January 9, 1978 at the age of 96. He is buried at Eternal Valley Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Marshall is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of W B Junction.
    • Rufus R. 'Freight Train' Jones     (Professional wrestler)
    • Carl W. Stalling     (Composer)
      • Composer. He was born in Lexington (Missouri) on Tueday November 10, 1891 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Wednesday November 29, 1972 at the age of 81. He is buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Lexington is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the southwest of W B Junction.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carl W. Stalling<4>

How Far From W B Junction 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 community such as W B Junction to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Carrollton, which is the Seat of Carroll County and lies just to the Northeast.
    • Jefferson City, which is the State Capital of Missouri, lies 89 miles [143.2 km]<1> to the southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from W B Junction to Jefferson City, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 882 miles [1,419.4 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 35 days and walking would take 51 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,522 miles [10,496.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,266 miles [11,693.5 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>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Missouri

About Carroll County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for W B Junction. 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- W B Junction) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in W B Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3350, Longitude: -93.5302       In this case, the coordinates for W B Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<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 W B Junction 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 318.329 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 315.451 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.098 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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