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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 Old Ford Place, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Old Ford Place 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 Old Ford Place:
    • 45.903874, -107.457293
    • 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 Old Ford Place
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Old Ford Place ...

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]
  • Bull Mountain [Yellowstone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bull Mountain
    • Bull Mountain [Yellowstone County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Old Ford Place
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bull Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bull Mountain
  • Dunmore [Big Horn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunmore
    • Dunmore [Big Horn County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the south of Old Ford Place
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunmore have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunmore
  • Fee [Yellowstone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fee
    • Fee [Yellowstone County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Old Ford Place
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fee have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fee
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    • Garryowen [Big Horn County]
    • Pompeys Pillar [Yellowstone County]
    • Rancher [Treasure County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rancher
      • Rancher [Treasure County] was located 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Old Ford Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rancher have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Retreat Crossing [Big Horn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Retreat Crossing
      • Retreat Crossing [Big Horn County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the south of Old Ford Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Retreat Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Retreat Crossing
    • Waco [Yellowstone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waco
      • Waco [Yellowstone County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Old Ford Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waco have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waco

How Far From Old Ford Place 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 Old Ford Place to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Hardin, which is the Seat of Big Horn County and lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Old Ford Place to Hardin, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take 6 hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
    • Helena, which is the State Capital of Montana, lies 222 miles [357.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 9 days and walking would take 13 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,613 miles [2,595.9 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 63 days and walking would take 92 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,580 miles [10,589.5 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,348 miles [11,825.5 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,331 miles [8,579.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 from Point A (ie- Old Ford Place) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Ford Place. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.9039, Longitude: -107.4573       In this case, the coordinates for Old Ford Place have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 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.
<5>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 Old Ford Place to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 328.839 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 328.363 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 318.581 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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