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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 Louisville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Louisville 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 Louisville:
    • 46.562712, -111.795817
    • 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 Louisville
  • 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 Louisville ...

We have found 26 communities that share the name Louisville.

Within Montana, the name Louisville is unique.

Beyond Montana, we know of another 26 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 26 communities, 25 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Barbour County
      • This Louisville is located in Barbour County and lies 1,722 miles [2,771.3 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Louisville that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Barbour County community of Louisville.
    • Colorado
      • Boulder County
      • This Louisville is located in Boulder County and lies 564 miles [907.7 km]<1> to the southeast of the Louisville that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Boulder County community of Louisville.
    • Florida
      • Suwannee 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 Florida community of Louisville [Suwannee County].
    • Georgia
      • Jefferson County
      • This Louisville is located in Jefferson County and lies 1,803 miles [2,901.6 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Louisville that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Louisville.
    • Illinois
      • Clay County
      • This Louisville is located in Clay County and lies 1,292 miles [2,079.3 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Louisville that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clay County community of Louisville.
    • Kansas
      • Miami 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 Louisville [Miami County].
      • Pottawatomie County
      • This Louisville is located in Pottawatomie County and lies 929 miles [1,495.1 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Louisville that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pottawatomie County community of Louisville.
      • Riley 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 Kansas community of Louisville [Riley County].
    • Kentucky
      • Jefferson County
      • This Louisville is located in Jefferson County and lies 1,437 miles [2,312.6 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Louisville that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Louisville.
    • Louisiana
      • Ascension Parish
      • 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 Louisiana community of Louisville [Ascension Parish].
      • Ouachita Parish
      • 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 Louisiana community of Louisville [Ouachita Parish].
    • Maryland
      • Carroll County
      • This Louisville is located in Carroll County and lies 1,811 miles [2,914.5 km]<1> to the east of the Louisville that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carroll County community of Louisville.
    • Mississippi
      • Winston County
      • This Louisville is located in Winston County and lies 1,511 miles [2,431.7 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Louisville that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Winston County community of Louisville.
    • Missouri
      • Bates County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Bates County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bates County community of Louisville.
      • Chariton County
      • This community is historic and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Missouri community of Louisville [Chariton County].
      • Howard County
      • This community is historic and although located in Howard County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Howard County community of Louisville.
      • Lincoln County
      • This Louisville is located in Lincoln County and lies 1,155 miles [1,858.8 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Louisville that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lincoln County community of Louisville.
    • Nebraska
      • Cass County
      • This Louisville is located in Cass County and lies 866 miles [1,393.7 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Louisville that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cass County community of Louisville.
      • Sarpy 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 Nebraska community of Louisville [Sarpy County].
    • Nevada
      • Clark County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Clark County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clark County community of Louisville.
    • New York
      • Saint Lawrence County
      • This Louisville is located in Saint Lawrence County and lies 1,760 miles [2,832.4 km]<1> to the east of the Louisville that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Lawrence County community of Louisville.
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Louisville lies 2,291 miles [3,687 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Louisville that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
    • Ohio
      • Adams County
      • This Louisville is located in Adams County and lies 1,518 miles [2,443 km]<1> to the east of the Louisville that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Adams County community of Louisville.
      • Stark County
      • This Louisville is located in Stark County and lies 1,564 miles [2,517 km] to the east of the Louisville that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Stark County community of Louisville.
    • Tennessee
      • Blount County
      • This Louisville is located in Blount County and lies 1,608 miles [2,587.8 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Louisville that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Blount County community of Louisville.
    • Wisconsin
      • Dunn 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 Wisconsin community of Louisville [Dunn County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Louisville ...

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.

  • Cavetown [Lewis and Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cavetown
    • Cavetown [Lewis and Clark County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Louisville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cavetown
  • Clancy [Jefferson County]
  • Four Range [Lewis and Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Four Range
    • Four Range [Lewis and Clark County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Louisville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Four Range have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Four Range
  • Helena [Lewis and Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helena
    • Helena [Lewis and Clark County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Louisville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,737 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helena<4>
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Iron [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iron
      • Iron [Lewis and Clark County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Louisville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iron
    • Noble [Broadwater County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Noble
      • Noble [Broadwater County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east of Louisville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Noble have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Noble
    • Park City [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park City
      • Park City [Lewis and Clark County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Louisville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Park City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park City
    • Seven Mile [Lewis and Clark County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seven Mile
      • Seven Mile [Lewis and Clark County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Louisville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seven Mile have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Unionville [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unionville
      • Unionville [Lewis and Clark County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the west of Louisville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unionville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unionville

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 Louisville. 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 ...
    • Gary Cooper     (Oscar winning actor)
      • Oscar winning actor. He was born in Helena (Montana) on Tueday May 7, 1901 and died in Beverly Hills (California) on Saturday May 13, 1961 at the age of 60.
      • Helena is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the west of Louisville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gary Cooper<6>
    • Myrna Loy     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Radersburg (Montana) on Wednesday August 2, 1905 and died in New York (New York) on Tueday December 14, 1993 at the age of 88. She is buried at Forestvale Cemetery (Lewis and Clark County, Montana).
      • Radersburg is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the south of Louisville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Myrna Loy<6>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Boulder, which is the Seat of Jefferson County and lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Louisville to Boulder, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
    • Helena, which is the State Capital of Montana, lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the west (W). The buggy would take a little over three hours and walking would take four to five hours.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,824 miles [2,935.4 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of three days, a buggy would take 72 days and walking would take 104 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,642 miles [10,689.3 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 7,411 miles [11,926.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,430 miles [8,738.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Montana

About Jefferson County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.co.jefferson.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- Louisville) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Louisville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.5627, Longitude: -111.7958       In this case, the coordinates for Louisville 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 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 Louisville 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 Louisville, 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>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 Louisville 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 332.269 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 332.387 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.133 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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