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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 Howard, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Howard 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 Howard:
    • 46.254435, -106.928935
    • 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 Howard
  • 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 Howard ...

We have found 49 communities that share the name Howard.

Within Montana, the name Howard is unique.

Beyond Montana, we know of another 49 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 49 communities, 47 are located in the United States and two are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Fayette County
      • This Howard is located in Fayette County and lies 1,327 miles [2,135.6 km]<1> to the southeast of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fayette County community of Howard.
    • Arizona
      • Yavapai 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 Arizona community of Howard [Yavapai County].
    • Arkansas
      • Polk County
      • This Howard is located in Polk County and lies 1,030 miles [1,657.6 km]<1> to the southeast of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Polk County community of Howard.
    • California
      • Los Angeles 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 California community of Howard [Los Angeles County].
      • Siskiyou County
      • This Howard is located in Siskiyou County and lies 835 miles [1,343.8 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Siskiyou County community of Howard.
    • Colorado
      • Fremont County
      • This Howard is located in Fremont County and lies 542 miles [872.3 km]<1> to the south of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fremont County community of Howard.
    • Florida
      • Miami-Dade County
      • This Howard is located in Miami-Dade County and lies 2,039 miles [3,281.5 km]<1> to the southeast of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Miami-Dade County community of Howard.
    • Georgia
      • Cobb County
      • This Howard is located in Cobb County and lies 1,453 miles [2,338.4 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cobb County community of Howard.
      • Taylor County
      • This Howard is located in Taylor County and lies 1,518 miles [2,443 km] to the east southeast of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Taylor County community of Howard.
    • Idaho
      • Lewis County
      • This Howard is located in Lewis County and lies 446 miles [717.8 km]<1> to the west of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lewis County community of Howard.
    • Illinois
      • Champaign 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 Illinois community of Howard [Champaign County].
      • Fulton County
      • This Howard is located in Fulton County and lies 929 miles [1,495.1 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fulton County community of Howard.
    • Indiana
      • Parke County
      • This Howard is located in Parke County and lies 1,075 miles [1,730 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Parke County community of Howard.
    • Kansas
      • Elk County
      • This Howard is located in Elk County and lies 816 miles [1,313.2 km]<1> to the southeast of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Elk County community of Howard.
    • Kentucky
      • Hardin County
      • This Howard is located in Hardin County and lies 1,210 miles [1,947.3 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hardin County community of Howard.
    • Louisiana
      • Red River Parish
      • This Howard is located in Red River Parish and lies 1,202 miles [1,934.4 km]<1> to the southeast of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Red River Parish community of Howard.
    • Maine
      • Piscataquis 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 Maine community of Howard [Piscataquis County].
    • Maryland
      • Somerset 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 Maryland community of Howard [Somerset County].
    • Michigan
      • Alger 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 Michigan community of Howard [Alger County].
      • Cass County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Howard [Cass County].
    • Minnesota
      • Wright 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 Howard [Wright County].
    • Mississippi
      • Holmes County
      • This Howard is located in Holmes County and lies 1,264 miles [2,034.2 km]<1> to the southeast of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Holmes County community of Howard.
    • New Brunswick
      • This Howard lies 1,934 miles [3,112.5 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
    • New York
      • Essex 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 Howard [Essex County].
      • New York County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New York community of Howard [New York County].
      • Steuben County
      • This Howard is located in Steuben County and lies 1,469 miles [2,364.1 km]<1> to the east of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Steuben County community of Howard.
    • North Carolina
      • Bertie 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 North Carolina community of Howard [Bertie County].
    • Ohio
      • Knox County
      • This Howard is located in Knox County and lies 1,293 miles [2,080.9 km]<1> to the east of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Knox County community of Howard.
    • Oklahoma
      • Rogers County
      • This Howard is located in Rogers County and lies 896 miles [1,442 km]<1> to the southeast of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rogers County community of Howard.
    • Ontario
      • 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 Ontario community of Howard.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Allegheny 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 Pennsylvania community of Howard [Allegheny County].
      • Cameron County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Howard [Cameron County].
      • Centre County
      • This Howard is located in Centre County and lies 1,497 miles [2,409.2 km]<1> to the east of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Centre County community of Howard.
      • McKean County
      • This Howard is located in McKean County and lies 1,426 miles [2,294.9 km] to the east of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the McKean County community of Howard.
    • Rhode Island
      • Providence 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 Rhode Island community of Howard [Providence County].
    • South Carolina
      • Horry County
      • This Howard is located in Horry County and lies 1,687 miles [2,715 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Horry County community of Howard.
    • South Dakota
      • Miner County
      • This Howard is located in Miner County and lies 483 miles [777.3 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Miner County community of Howard.
    • Tennessee
      • Lewis 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 Tennessee community of Howard [Lewis County].
      • Monroe County
      • This Howard is located in Monroe County and lies 1,391 miles [2,238.6 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monroe County community of Howard.
      • Perry County
      • This Howard is located in Perry County and lies 1,224 miles [1,969.8 km] to the east southeast of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Perry County community of Howard.
    • Texas
      • Archer 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 Texas community of Howard [Archer County].
      • Ellis County
      • This Howard is located in Ellis County and lies 1,104 miles [1,776.7 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ellis County community of Howard.
      • Wichita County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Howard [Wichita County].
    • Virginia
      • Fairfax County
      • This Howard is located in Fairfax County and lies 1,581 miles [2,544.4 km]<1> to the east of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fairfax County community of Howard.
    • Washington
      • Douglas County
      • This Howard is located in Douglas County and lies 616 miles [991.4 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Douglas County community of Howard.
    • West Virginia
      • Greenbrier 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 West Virginia community of Howard [Greenbrier County].
      • Marshall 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 West Virginia community of Howard [Marshall County].
    • Wisconsin
      • Brown County
      • This Howard is located in Brown County and lies 918 miles [1,477.4 km]<1> to the east of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Brown County community of Howard.
      • Chippewa County
      • This Howard is located in Chippewa County and lies 747 miles [1,202.2 km] to the east of the Howard that is located in Rosebud County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chippewa County community of Howard.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Howard ...

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.

  • Bighorn [Treasure County]
  • Cartersville [Rosebud County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cartersville
    • Cartersville [Rosebud County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the east of Howard
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cartersville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cartersville
  • Castle Rock [Rosebud County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Castle Rock
    • Castle Rock [Rosebud County] was located 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the south of Howard
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Castle Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Cold Spring [Rosebud County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cold Spring
    • Cold Spring [Rosebud County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Howard
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cold Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cold Spring
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Finch [Rosebud County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Finch
      • Finch [Rosebud County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Howard
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Finch have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Finch
    • Orinoco [Rosebud County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orinoco
      • Orinoco [Rosebud County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the east of Howard
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orinoco have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orinoco
    • Porcupine [Rosebud County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Porcupine
      • Porcupine [Rosebud County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Howard
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Porcupine have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Rancher [Treasure County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rancher
      • Rancher [Treasure County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the west of Howard
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rancher have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Rosebud [Rosebud County]

How Far From Howard 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 Howard 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 Howard once stood, the straight-line distance beginning in Howard and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Forsyth, which is the Seat of Rosebud County and lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east. If you could walk a straight line from Howard to Forsyth, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
    • Helena, which is the State Capital of Montana, lies 243 miles [391.1 km] to the west (W). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 10 days and walking would take 14 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,591 miles [2,560.5 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 63 days and walking would take 91 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,546 miles [10,534.8 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 7,314 miles [11,770.7 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,296 miles [8,523.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Howard) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Howard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2544, Longitude: -106.9289       In this case, the coordinates for Howard have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 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 Howard 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 Howard, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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 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.
<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 Howard 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 328.447 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 327.945 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 318.21 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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