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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 Hosey, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Hosey 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 Hosey:
    • 47.859705, -109.496574
    • 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 Hosey
  • 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 Hosey ...

We have found one communities that share the name Hosey.

Within Montana, the name Hosey is unique.

Beyond Montana, there is another community also named Hosey in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Mississippi
      • Jasper County
      • This community is historic<1> and although located in Jasper County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jasper County community of Hosey.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hosey ...

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.

  • Bearpaw [Blaine County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bearpaw
    • Bearpaw [Blaine County] was located 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the north of Hosey
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bearpaw have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Cow Island [Blaine County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cow Island
    • Cow Island [Blaine County] was located 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the east of Hosey
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cow Island have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Hungry Hollow [Blaine County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hungry Hollow
    • Hungry Hollow [Blaine County] was located 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the north of Hosey
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hungry Hollow have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Judith [Fergus County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Judith
    • Judith [Fergus County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Hosey
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Judith have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Leroy [Blaine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leroy
      • Leroy [Blaine County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the east of Hosey
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leroy have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leroy
    • Ragland Bench [Blaine County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ragland Bench
      • Ragland Bench [Blaine County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Hosey
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ragland Bench have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Rattlesnake [Blaine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rattlesnake
      • Rattlesnake [Blaine County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Hosey
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rattlesnake have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rattlesnake
    • Rumble Creek [Fergus County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rumble Creek
      • Rumble Creek [Fergus County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the south of Hosey
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rumble Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Sour Dough Flat [Blaine County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sour Dough Flat
      • Sour Dough Flat [Blaine County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Hosey
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sour Dough Flat have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Woodhawk [Fergus County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodhawk
      • Woodhawk [Fergus County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Hosey
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodhawk have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.

How Far From Hosey to ...

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers and using the location of where the historic community of Hosey once stood, the straight-line distance beginning in Hosey and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Chinook, which is the Seat of Blaine County and lies 51 miles [82.1 km]<2> to the north northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Hosey to Chinook, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of two days.
    • Helena, which is the State Capital of Montana, lies 147 miles [236.6 km] to the southwest (SW). 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 9 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,727 miles [2,779.3 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 68 days and walking would take 99 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,512 miles [10,480 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,281 miles [11,717.6 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,292 miles [8,516.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Montana

About Blaine County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Hosey, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hosey) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hosey. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.8597, Longitude: -109.4966       In this case, the coordinates for Hosey 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 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.
<5>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 Hosey to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 330.512 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 330.478 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 319.528 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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