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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 Jessup, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Jessup 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 Jessup:
    • 48.211071, -114.128176
    • 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 Jessup
  • Bird Watching ...
    • We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website for local sighting reports and to help identify hotspots.
    • The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Flathead County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
    • eBird sighting report for Flathead County
    • Since Jessup is near Lake County, we have provided a link to its eBird sighting report:
    • eBird sighting report for Lake County
  • 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 Jessup ...

We have found eight communities that share the name Jessup.

Within Montana, the name Jessup is unique.

Beyond Montana, we know of another eight communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • California
      • Shasta County
      • This community is historic<1> and although located in Shasta County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Shasta County community of Jessup.
    • Indiana
      • Parke County
      • This Jessup is located in Parke County and lies 1,451 miles [2,335.2 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Jessup that is located in Flathead County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jessup
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Parke County community of Jessup.
    • Kentucky
      • Livingston County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kentucky community of Jessup [Livingston County].
    • Maryland
      • Anne Arundel County
      • This Jessup is located in Anne Arundel County and lies 1,945 miles [3,130.2 km]<2> to the east of the Jessup that is located in Flathead County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jessup
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Anne Arundel County community of Jessup.
    • Nebraska
      • Antelope County
      • This community is historic<1> and although located in Antelope County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Antelope County community of Jessup.
    • Nevada
      • Churchill County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Nevada community of Jessup [Churchill County].
    • Ohio
      • Adams County
      • This Jessup is located in Adams County and lies 1,641 miles [2,640.9 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Jessup that is located in Flathead County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jessup
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Adams County community of Jessup.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Lackawanna County
      • This Jessup is located in Lackawanna County and lies 1,922 miles [3,093.2 km]<2> to the east of the Jessup that is located in Flathead County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jessup
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lackawanna County community of Jessup.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Jessup ...

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.

  • Evergreen [Flathead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen
    • Evergreen [Flathead County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west of Jessup
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evergreen have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evergreen<5>
  • Ferndale [Flathead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferndale
    • Ferndale [Flathead County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Jessup
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferndale have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferndale
  • Halfmoon [Flathead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halfmoon
    • Halfmoon [Flathead County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northwest of Jessup
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Halfmoon have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halfmoon
  • Hungry Horse [Flathead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hungry Horse
    • Hungry Horse [Flathead County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the north of Jessup
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hungry Horse have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hungry Horse
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hungry Horse<5>
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Idlewise Court [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Idlewise Court
      • Idlewise Court [Lake County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the south of Jessup
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Idlewise Court have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Idlewise Court
    • Lazy Day Court [Flathead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lazy Day Court
      • Lazy Day Court [Flathead County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the north of Jessup
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lazy Day Court have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lazy Day Court
    • Martin City [Flathead County]
    • Mud Lake [Flathead County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mud Lake
      • Mud Lake [Flathead County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Jessup
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mud Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Rose Crossing [Flathead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Crossing
      • Rose Crossing [Flathead County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Jessup
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Crossing
    • Swan River [Flathead County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swan River
      • Swan River [Flathead County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Jessup
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swan River have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Woods Bay [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woods Bay
      • Woods Bay [Lake County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the south of Jessup
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woods Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woods Bay

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 Jessup. 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 ...
    • Robert Bray     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Kalispell (Montana) on Tueday October 23, 1917 and died in Bishop (California) on Monday March 7, 1983 at the age of 65. The body was cremated.
      • Kalispell is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Jessup.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert Bray<6>
    • William Swetland     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Kalispell (Montana) on Wednesday October 15, 1913 and died in Branford (Connecticut) on Friday October 31, 2003 at the age of 90. He is buried at Westwood Cemetery (Lorain County, Ohio).
      • Kalispell is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Jessup.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Swetland<6>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Kalispell, which is the Seat of Flathead County and lies just to the West.
    • Helena, which is the State Capital of Montana, lies 149 miles [239.8 km]<2> to the southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Jessup to Helena, with an average speed<7>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 9 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,942 miles [3,125.3 km] to the east (E). Driving would take three full days, a buggy would take 76 days and walking would take 111 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,589 miles [10,604 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,357 miles [11,839.9 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,408 miles [8,703.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Flathead County: www.co.flathead.mt.us/

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 Jessup, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>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- Jessup) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jessup. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.2111, Longitude: -114.1282       In this case, the coordinates for Jessup have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock 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 Jessup 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.
<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>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.
<7>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.
<8>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 Jessup to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 334.205 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.758 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 322.389 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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