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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 Lost Creek, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Lost Creek 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 Lost Creek:
    • 46.175759, -112.949209
    • 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 Lost Creek
  • 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 Lost Creek ...

We have found twelve communities that share the name Lost Creek.

There is one other community in Montana which is also named Lost Creek.

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

  • Communities Located In Montana ...
    • McCone 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 Montana community of Lost Creek [McCone County].
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Kansas
      • Linn 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 Lost Creek [Linn County].
    • Kentucky
      • Breathitt County
      • This Lost Creek is located in Breathitt County and lies 1,626 miles [2,616.8 km]<3> to the east southeast of the Lost Creek that is located in Deer Lodge County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Breathitt County community of Lost Creek.
      • Lawrence County
      • This Lost Creek is located in Lawrence County and lies 1,641 miles [2,640.9 km] to the east of the Lost Creek that is located in Deer Lodge County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lawrence County community of Lost Creek.
      • Morgan County
      • This Lost Creek is located in Morgan County and lies 1,626 miles [2,616.8 km] to the east of the Lost Creek that is located in Deer Lodge County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Morgan County community of Lost Creek.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Schuylkill County
      • This Lost Creek is located in Schuylkill County and lies 1,858 miles [2,990.2 km]<3> to the east of the Lost Creek that is located in Deer Lodge County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Schuylkill County community of Lost Creek.
    • South Carolina
      • Richland County
      • This Lost Creek is located in Richland County and lies 1,857 miles [2,988.6 km]<3> to the east southeast of the Lost Creek that is located in Deer Lodge County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Richland County community of Lost Creek.
    • Tennessee
      • Union 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 Tennessee community of Lost Creek [Union County].
      • White County
      • This Lost Creek is located in White County and lies 1,592 miles [2,562.1 km]<3> to the east southeast of the Lost Creek that is located in Deer Lodge County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the White County community of Lost Creek.
    • Texas
      • Travis County
      • This Lost Creek is located in Travis County and lies 1,363 miles [2,193.5 km]<3> to the southeast of the Lost Creek that is located in Deer Lodge County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Travis County community of Lost Creek.
    • Washington
      • Pend Oreille County
      • This Lost Creek is located in Pend Oreille County and lies 266 miles [428.1 km]<3> to the northwest of the Lost Creek that is located in Deer Lodge County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pend Oreille County community of Lost Creek.
    • West Virginia
      • Harrison County
      • This Lost Creek is located in Harrison County and lies 1,711 miles [2,753.6 km]<3> to the east of the Lost Creek that is located in Deer Lodge County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Harrison County community of Lost Creek.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lost Creek ...

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.

  • Cable City [Deer Lodge County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cable City
    • Cable City [Deer Lodge County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Lost Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cable City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Crackerville [Deer Lodge County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crackerville
    • Crackerville [Deer Lodge County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Lost Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crackerville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crackerville
  • Danielsville [Powell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danielsville
    • Danielsville [Powell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Lost Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danielsville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danielsville
  • Opportunity [Deer Lodge County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Opportunity
    • Opportunity [Deer Lodge County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Lost Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Opportunity have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Opportunity
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Racetrack [Powell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Racetrack
      • Racetrack [Powell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Lost Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Racetrack have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Racetrack
    • Stump Town [Deer Lodge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stump Town
      • Stump Town [Deer Lodge County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the west of Lost Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stump Town have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stump Town
    • Sunnyside [Deer Lodge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnyside
      • Sunnyside [Deer Lodge County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Lost Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunnyside
    • Tungsten [Granite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tungsten
      • Tungsten [Granite County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Lost Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tungsten have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tungsten
    • Warm Springs [Deer Lodge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warm Springs
      • Warm Springs [Deer Lodge County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Lost Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warm Springs

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 Lost Creek. 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 ...
    • Bert Glennon     (Cinematographer)
      • Cinematographer. He was born in Anaconda (Montana) on Sunday November 19, 1893 and died in Sherman Oaks (California) on Thursday June 29, 1967 at the age of 73. He is buried at San Fernando Mission Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Anaconda is located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south of Lost Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bert Glennon<5>
    • Kirby Grant     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Butte (Montana) on Friday November 24, 1911 and died in Titusville (Florida) on Wednesday October 30, 1985 at the age of 73. He is buried at Missoula Cemetery (Missoula County, Montana).
      • Butte is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Lost Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Kirby Grant<5>
    • Andrea Leeds     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Butte (Montana) on Monday August 18, 1913 and died in Palm Springs (California) on Monday May 21, 1984 at the age of 70. She is buried at Desert Memorial Park (Riverside County, California).
      • Butte is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Lost Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andrea Leeds<5>
    • Martha Raye     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Butte (Montana) on Sunday August 27, 1916 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Wednesday October 19, 1994 at the age of 78.
      • Butte is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Lost Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Martha Raye<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Anaconda, which is the Seat of Deer Lodge County and lies just to the South.
    • Helena, which is the State Capital of Montana, lies 52 miles [83.7 km]<3> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could walk a straight line from Lost Creek to Helena, with an average speed<6> 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 over two days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,877 miles [3,020.7 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take three full days, a buggy would take 74 days and walking would take 107 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,691 miles [10,768.1 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 7,460 miles [12,005.7 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,485 miles [8,827.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Montana

About Deer Lodge County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Lost Creek, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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 Lost Creek 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>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 from Point A (ie- Lost Creek) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lost Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.1758, Longitude: -112.9492       In this case, the coordinates for Lost Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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>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.
<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 Lost Creek 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 333.164 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 333.391 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.894 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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