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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 Weldon Spring, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Weldon Spring 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 Weldon Spring:
    • 38.711413, -90.651399
    • 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 Weldon Spring
  • 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 Weldon Spring ...

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.

  • All Saints Village [Saint Charles County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for All Saints Village
    • All Saints Village [Saint Charles County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Weldon Spring
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for All Saints Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on All Saints Village
  • Defiance [Saint Charles County]
  • Fernridge [Saint Louis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fernridge
    • Fernridge [Saint Louis County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Weldon Spring
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fernridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fernridge
  • Fox Creek [Saint Louis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox Creek
    • Fox Creek [Saint Louis County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Weldon Spring
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fox Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fox Creek
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    • Grover [Saint Louis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grover
      • Grover [Saint Louis County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Weldon Spring
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grover
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grover<3>
    • Gumbo [Saint Louis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gumbo
      • Gumbo [Saint Louis County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Weldon Spring
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gumbo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gumbo
    • Harvester [Saint Charles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harvester
      • Harvester [Saint Charles County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Weldon Spring
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harvester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harvester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harvester<3>
    • Jacobs [Saint Charles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacobs
      • Jacobs [Saint Charles County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Weldon Spring
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacobs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacobs
    • Lake [Saint Louis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake
      • Lake [Saint Louis County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Weldon Spring
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake
    • Mechanicsville [Saint Charles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mechanicsville
      • Mechanicsville [Saint Charles County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Weldon Spring
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mechanicsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mechanicsville
    • Monarch [Saint Louis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monarch
      • Monarch [Saint Louis County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Weldon Spring
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monarch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monarch
    • Petersville [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petersville
      • Petersville [Franklin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Weldon Spring
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petersville
    • Pond [Saint Louis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pond
      • Pond [Saint Louis County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Weldon Spring
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pond
    • Wildwood [Saint Louis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wildwood
      • Wildwood [Saint Louis County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Weldon Spring
      • Estimated population in 2019: 35,432 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wildwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wildwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wildwood<3>

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 Weldon Spring. 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.

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    • Kathryn Adams     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Saint Louis (Missouri) on Thursday May 25, 1893 and died in Hollywood (California) on Tueday February 17, 1959 at the age of 65. She is buried at Calvary Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Saint Louis is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Weldon Spring.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Kathryn Adams<4>
    • Thomas 'Tom' Allen     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in Birmingham (England) on Thursday April 23, 1840 and died in Saint Louis (Missouri) on Sunday April 5, 1903 at the age of 63. He is buried at Bellefontaine Cemetery (Saint Louis City, Missouri).
      • Saint Louis is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Weldon Spring.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Thomas 'Tom' Allen<4>
    • King Baggot     (Actor, director, screenwriter)
      • Actor, director, screenwriter. He was born in Saint Louis (Missouri) on Friday November 7, 1879 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Sunday July 11, 1948 at the age of 68. He is buried at Calvary Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Saint Louis is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Weldon Spring.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: King Baggot<4>
    • Martine Bartlett     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Saint Louis (Missouri) on Friday April 24, 1925 and died in Tempe (Arizona) on Monday June 5, 2006 at the age of 81. She is buried at Calvary Cemetery (Saint Louis City, Missouri).
      • Saint Louis is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Weldon Spring.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Martine Bartlett<4>
    • William Leer 'Beverly' Bayne     (Major League Baseball)
    • August H. Becker     (Artist)
      • Artist. He was born in Bonn (Germany) on Saturday February 13, 1836 and died in Saint Louis (Missouri) on Saturday October 3, 1903 at the age of 67. He is buried at Bellefontaine Cemetery (Saint Louis City, Missouri).
      • Saint Louis is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Weldon Spring.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: August H. Becker<4>
    • Larry Benton     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Saint Louis (Missouri) on Saturday November 20, 1897 and died in Amberley (Ohio) on Friday April 3, 1953 at the age of 55. He is buried at St. Joseph Cemetery (Hamilton County, Ohio).
      • Saint Louis is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Weldon Spring.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Larry Benton<4>
    • Lawrence James 'Larry' Benton     (Professional baseball)
      • Professional baseball. He was born in Saint Louis (Missouri) on Saturday November 20, 1897 and died in Amberley (Ohio) on Friday April 3, 1953 at the age of 55. He is buried at St. Joseph Cemetery (Hamilton County, Ohio).
      • Saint Louis is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Weldon Spring.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lawrence James 'Larry' Benton<4>
    • Lawrence Peter 'Yogi' Berra     (Major League Baseball)
    • Chuck Berry     (Musician, singer, songwriter)
      • Musician, singer, songwriter. He was born in Saint Louis (Missouri) on Monday October 18, 1926 and died in Wentzville (Missouri) on Saturday March 18, 2017 at the age of 90.
      • Saint Louis is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Weldon Spring.
      • Wentzville is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Weldon Spring.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Chuck Berry<4>
    • Fred Berry     (Actor)
    • Johnny Black     (Songwriter)
      • Songwriter. He was born in Saint Louis (Missouri) on Wednesday September 30, 1891 and died in Hamilton (Ohio) on Tueday June 9, 1936 at the age of 44. He is buried at Spring Grove Cemetery (Hamilton County, Ohio).
      • Saint Louis is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Weldon Spring.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Johnny Black<4>
    • Linda Blair     (Oscar nominated actress, activist)
      • Oscar nominated actress, activist. She was born in Saint Louis (Missouri) on Thursday January 22, 1959
      • Saint Louis is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Weldon Spring.

How Far From Weldon Spring 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 city such as Weldon Spring to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Saint Charles, which is the Seat of Saint Charles County and lies just to the Northeast.
    • Jefferson City, which is the State Capital of Missouri, lies 82 miles [132 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Weldon Spring 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 732 miles [1,178 km] to the east (E). Driving 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 6,449 miles [10,378.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,186 miles [11,564.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,066 miles [8,152.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Saint Charles County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Saint Charles County: www.saintcharlescounty.org/

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' (or 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- Weldon Spring) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Weldon Spring. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Weldon Spring

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Weldon Spring. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7114, Longitude: -90.6514       In this case, the coordinates for Weldon Spring 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 Weldon Spring 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 316.374 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 313.113 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.843 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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