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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 Wabash Crossing, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Wabash Crossing 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 Wabash Crossing:
    • 39.928341, -93.938000
    • 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 Wabash Crossing
  • 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 Wabash Crossing ...

We have found one communities that share the name Wabash Crossing.

Within Missouri, the name Wabash Crossing is unique.

Beyond Missouri, there is another community also named Wabash Crossing in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Indiana
      • LaPorte County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Indiana community of Wabash Crossing [LaPorte County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wabash Crossing ...

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.

  • Blake [Daviess County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blake
    • Blake [Daviess County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east of Wabash Crossing
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blake have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blake
  • Civil Bend [Daviess County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Civil Bend
    • Civil Bend [Daviess County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Wabash Crossing
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Civil Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Civil Bend
  • Cypress [Daviess County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cypress
    • Cypress [Daviess County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Wabash Crossing
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cypress have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cypress
  • Edinburg [Grundy County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edinburg
    • Edinburg [Grundy County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Wabash Crossing
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edinburg
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    • Hickory Creek [Grundy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Creek
      • Hickory Creek [Grundy County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the east of Wabash Crossing
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Creek
    • Kidder [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kidder
      • Kidder [Caldwell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Wabash Crossing
      • Estimated population in 2019: 317 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kidder
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kidder<4>
    • Lock Springs [Daviess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lock Springs
      • Lock Springs [Daviess County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southeast of Wabash Crossing
      • Estimated population in 2019: 56 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lock Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lock Springs
    • Mabel [Daviess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mabel
      • Mabel [Daviess County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Wabash Crossing
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mabel have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mabel
    • Melbourne [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melbourne
      • Melbourne [Harrison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Wabash Crossing
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Melbourne have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melbourne
    • Pleasant Ridge [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Ridge
      • Pleasant Ridge [Harrison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the north of Wabash Crossing
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Ridge
    • Silverleaf [Livingston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silverleaf
      • Silverleaf [Livingston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the east of Wabash Crossing
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silverleaf have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silverleaf

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 Wabash Crossing. 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 ...
    • Zack 'Buck' Wheat     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Hamilton (Missouri) on Wednesday May 23, 1888 and died in Sedalia (Missouri) on Saturday March 11, 1972 at the age of 83. He is buried at Forest Hill & Calvary Cemetery (Jackson County, Missouri).
      • Hamilton is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the south of Wabash Crossing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Zack 'Buck' Wheat<5>

How Far From Wabash Crossing 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 Wabash Crossing to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Gallatin, which is the Seat of Daviess County and lies just to the Southwest.
    • Jefferson City, which is the State Capital of Missouri, lies 132 miles [212.4 km]<2> to the southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Wabash Crossing to Jefferson City, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 903 miles [1,453.2 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 36 days and walking would take 52 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,506 miles [10,470.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,252 miles [11,671 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,142 miles [8,275.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Daviess County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Wabash Crossing 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.
<2>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 from Point A (ie- Wabash Crossing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wabash Crossing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9283, Longitude: -93.9380       In this case, the coordinates for Wabash Crossing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 have 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>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.
<6>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.
<7>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 Wabash Crossing to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 318.637 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 315.884 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.178 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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