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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 Heath, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Heath 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 Heath:
    • 46.996039, -109.267398
    • 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 Heath
  • 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 Heath ...

We have found 22 communities that share the name Heath.

Within Montana, the name Heath is unique.

Beyond Montana, we know of another 22 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 22 communities, 21 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Covington County
      • This Heath is located in Covington County and lies 1,618 miles [2,603.9 km]<1> to the southeast of the Heath that is located in Fergus County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heath
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Covington County community of Heath.
    • Alberta
      • This Heath lies 405 miles [651.8 km]<1> to the north of the Heath that is located in Fergus County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heath
    • Colorado
      • Kiowa County
      • This Heath is located in Kiowa County and lies 670 miles [1,078.3 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Heath that is located in Fergus County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heath
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kiowa County community of Heath.
    • Delaware
      • Sussex County
      • This Heath is located in Sussex County and lies 1,781 miles [2,866.2 km]<1> to the east of the Heath that is located in Fergus County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heath
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sussex County community of Heath.
    • Georgia
      • Burke 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 Georgia community of Heath [Burke County].
    • Idaho
      • Washington County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Idaho community of Heath [Washington County].
    • Indiana
      • Boone 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 Indiana community of Heath [Boone County].
      • Tippecanoe County
      • This Heath is located in Tippecanoe County and lies 1,206 miles [1,940.9 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Heath that is located in Fergus County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heath
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tippecanoe County community of Heath.
    • Kansas
      • Lane 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 Kansas community of Heath [Lane County].
    • Kentucky
      • McCracken County
      • This Heath is located in McCracken County and lies 1,247 miles [2,006.9 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Heath that is located in Fergus County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heath
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the McCracken County community of Heath.
    • Massachusetts
      • Franklin County
      • This Heath is located in Franklin County and lies 1,792 miles [2,883.9 km]<1> to the east of the Heath that is located in Fergus County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heath
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Franklin County community of Heath.
    • Minnesota
      • Pipestone 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 Minnesota community of Heath [Pipestone County].
    • Nebraska
      • Banner County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Banner County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Banner County community of Heath.
    • New York
      • Ulster 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 New York community of Heath [Ulster County].
    • North Carolina
      • Lenoir County
      • This Heath is located in Lenoir County and lies 1,820 miles [2,929 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Heath that is located in Fergus County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heath
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lenoir County community of Heath.
    • Ohio
      • Belmont County
      • This Heath is located in Belmont County and lies 1,497 miles [2,409.2 km]<1> to the east of the Heath that is located in Fergus County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heath
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Belmont County community of Heath.
      • Licking County
      • This Heath is located in Licking County and lies 1,418 miles [2,282 km] to the east of the Heath that is located in Fergus County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heath
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Licking County community of Heath.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Mercer County
      • This Heath is located in Mercer County and lies 1,495 miles [2,406 km]<1> to the east of the Heath that is located in Fergus County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heath
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mercer County community of Heath.
    • Tennessee
      • Dickson 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 Tennessee community of Heath [Dickson County].
      • Johnson County
      • This Heath is located in Johnson County and lies 1,582 miles [2,546 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Heath that is located in Fergus County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heath
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Johnson County community of Heath.
    • Texas
      • Rockwall County
      • This Heath is located in Rockwall County and lies 1,185 miles [1,907.1 km]<1> to the southeast of the Heath that is located in Fergus County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heath
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rockwall County community of Heath.
    • Utah
      • Davis County
      • This Heath is located in Davis County and lies 432 miles [695.2 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Heath that is located in Fergus County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heath
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Davis County community of Heath.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Heath ...

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.

  • Beaver Creek [Fergus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Creek
    • Beaver Creek [Fergus County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Heath
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Creek
  • Box Springs [Fergus County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Box Springs
    • Box Springs [Fergus County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Heath
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Box Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Canyon [Fergus County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canyon
    • Canyon [Fergus County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Heath
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canyon have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Cottonwood [Fergus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottonwood
    • Cottonwood [Fergus County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Heath
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cottonwood have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottonwood
  • Continue List   (8 more) ...
    • Forestgrove [Fergus County]
    • Giltedge [Fergus County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Giltedge
      • Giltedge [Fergus County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Heath
    • Lewistown [Fergus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewistown
      • Lewistown [Fergus County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Heath
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,905 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewistown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewistown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewistown<5>
    • Maiden [Fergus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maiden
      • Maiden [Fergus County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Heath
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maiden
    • Nelson [Fergus County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nelson
      • Nelson [Fergus County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Heath
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nelson have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • New Year [Fergus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Year
      • New Year [Fergus County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Heath
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Year have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Year
    • Piper [Fergus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piper
      • Piper [Fergus County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Heath
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piper have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piper
    • Ruby Gulch [Fergus County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruby Gulch
      • Ruby Gulch [Fergus County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Heath
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ruby Gulch have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Lewistown, which is the Seat of Fergus County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Heath to Lewistown, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Helena, which is the State Capital of Montana, lies 133 miles [214 km] to the west (W). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 8 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,708 miles [2,748.8 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 67 days and walking would take 97 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,558 miles [10,554.1 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,327 miles [11,791.7 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,330 miles [8,577.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Montana

About Fergus County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Fergus County: www.co.fergus.mt.us/

The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.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- Heath) 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 Heath. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HeathOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Heath. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.9960, Longitude: -109.2674    
<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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Heath 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>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Heath, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Heath 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 330.298 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 330.151 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 319.516 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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