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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 Macon, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Macon 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 Macon:
    • 48.109740, -105.518885
    • 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 Macon
  • 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 Macon ...

We have found 21 communities that share the name Macon.

There is one other community in Montana which is also named Macon.

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

  • Communities Located In Montana ...
    • Dawson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Montana community of Macon [Dawson County].
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Calhoun County
      • This Macon is located in Calhoun County and lies 1,411 miles [2,270.8 km]<2> to the southeast of the Macon that is located in Roosevelt County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Calhoun County community of Macon.
    • Arkansas
      • Jefferson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Macon [Jefferson County].
      • Pulaski County
      • This Macon is located in Pulaski County and lies 1,139 miles [1,833 km]<2> to the southeast of the Macon that is located in Roosevelt County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pulaski County community of Macon.
    • Florida
      • Leon County
      • This Macon is located in Leon County and lies 1,652 miles [2,658.6 km]<2> to the southeast of the Macon that is located in Roosevelt County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Leon County community of Macon.
      • Pasco County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Florida community of Macon [Pasco County].
    • Georgia
      • Bibb County
      • This Macon is located in Bibb County and lies 1,549 miles [2,492.9 km]<2> to the southeast of the Macon that is located in Roosevelt County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bibb County community of Macon.
    • Idaho
      • Camas County
      • This Macon is located in Camas County and lies 545 miles [877.1 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Macon that is located in Roosevelt County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Camas County community of Macon.
    • Illinois
      • Macon County
      • This Macon is located in Macon County and lies 1,002 miles [1,612.6 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Macon that is located in Roosevelt County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Macon County community of Macon.
    • Kansas
      • Stevens County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Macon [Stevens County].
    • Kentucky
      • Hart County
      • This Macon is located in Hart County and lies 1,231 miles [1,981.1 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Macon that is located in Roosevelt County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hart County community of Macon.
    • Michigan
      • Lenawee County
      • This Macon is located in Lenawee County and lies 1,130 miles [1,818.6 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Macon that is located in Roosevelt County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lenawee County community of Macon.
      • Monroe County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Macon [Monroe County].
    • Mississippi
      • Noxubee County
      • This Macon is located in Noxubee County and lies 1,358 miles [2,185.5 km]<2> to the southeast of the Macon that is located in Roosevelt County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Noxubee County community of Macon.
    • Missouri
      • Macon County
      • This Macon is located in Macon County and lies 866 miles [1,393.7 km]<2> to the southeast of the Macon that is located in Roosevelt County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Macon County community of Macon.
    • Nebraska
      • Franklin County
      • This Macon is located in Franklin County and lies 634 miles [1,020.3 km]<2> to the south southeast of the Macon that is located in Roosevelt County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Franklin County community of Macon.
    • North Carolina
      • Warren County
      • This Macon is located in Warren County and lies 1,604 miles [2,581.4 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Macon that is located in Roosevelt County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Warren County community of Macon.
    • Ohio
      • Brown County
      • This Macon is located in Brown County and lies 1,253 miles [2,016.5 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Macon that is located in Roosevelt County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Brown County community of Macon.
    • Tennessee
      • Fayette County
      • This Macon is located in Fayette County and lies 1,213 miles [1,952.1 km]<2> to the southeast of the Macon that is located in Roosevelt County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fayette County community of Macon.
    • Texas
      • Franklin County
      • This Macon is located in Franklin County and lies 1,169 miles [1,881.3 km]<2> to the south southeast of the Macon that is located in Roosevelt County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Franklin County community of Macon.
    • Virginia
      • Powhatan County
      • This Macon is located in Powhatan County and lies 1,563 miles [2,515.4 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Macon that is located in Roosevelt County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Powhatan County community of Macon.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Macon ...

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.

  • Arthur [Richland County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arthur
    • Arthur [Richland County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the east of Macon
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arthur have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Bakers [Valley County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bakers
    • Bakers [Valley County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Macon
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bakers have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Poplar [Roosevelt County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplar
    • Poplar [Roosevelt County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the east of Macon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 835 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poplar have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplar
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poplar<4>
  • Prairie Elk [McCone County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie Elk
    • Prairie Elk [McCone County] was located 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Macon
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie Elk have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (3 more) ...
    • Sand Creek [McCone County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Creek
      • Sand Creek [McCone County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the south of Macon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Volt [Roosevelt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Volt
      • Volt [Roosevelt County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Macon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Volt have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Volt
    • Wolf Point [Roosevelt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wolf Point
      • Wolf Point [Roosevelt County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west of Macon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,722 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wolf Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wolf Point<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Wolf Point, which is the Seat of Roosevelt County and lies just to the West Southwest.
    • Helena, which is the State Capital of Montana, lies 321 miles [516.6 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Macon to Helena, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 19 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 13 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,550 miles [2,494.5 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 61 days and walking would take 88 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,402 miles [10,303 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,170 miles [11,539 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,157 miles [8,299.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Macon 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.
<2>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- Macon) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Macon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.1097, Longitude: -105.5189       In this case, the coordinates for Macon 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're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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 Macon to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 327.424 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 326.962 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 317.037 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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