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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 Orchard Homes, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Orchard Homes 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 Orchard Homes:
    • 46.863257, -114.048444
    • 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 Orchard Homes
  • 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 Orchard Homes ...

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.

  • Carols Court [Missoula County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carols Court
    • Carols Court [Missoula County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Orchard Homes
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carols Court have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carols Court
  • Cozy Court [Missoula County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cozy Court
    • Cozy Court [Missoula County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Orchard Homes
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cozy Court have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cozy Court
  • Eight Mile [Ravalli County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eight Mile
    • Eight Mile [Ravalli County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Orchard Homes
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eight Mile have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Eightmile Saddle [Granite County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eightmile Saddle
    • Eightmile Saddle [Granite County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Orchard Homes
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eightmile Saddle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eightmile Saddle
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    • Florence [Ravalli County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence
      • Florence [Ravalli County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Orchard Homes
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<3>
    • Frenchtown [Missoula County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frenchtown
      • Frenchtown [Missoula County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Orchard Homes
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frenchtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frenchtown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frenchtown<3>
    • Grass Valley [Missoula County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grass Valley
      • Grass Valley [Missoula County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Orchard Homes
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grass Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grass Valley
    • Hell Gate [Missoula County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hell Gate
      • Hell Gate [Missoula County] was located 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Orchard Homes
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hell Gate have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Lolo [Missoula County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lolo
      • Lolo [Missoula County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Orchard Homes
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lolo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lolo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lolo<3>
    • Milltown [Missoula County]
    • Stovepipe [Missoula County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stovepipe
      • Stovepipe [Missoula County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Orchard Homes
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stovepipe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Twin Creeks [Missoula County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Creeks
      • Twin Creeks [Missoula County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the east of Orchard Homes
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin Creeks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Creeks

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Missoula, which is the Seat of Missoula County and lies just to the East Northeast.
    • Helena, which is the State Capital of Montana, lies 97 miles [156.1 km]<1> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Orchard Homes to Helena, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,931 miles [3,107.6 km] to the east (E). Driving would take three full days, a buggy would take 76 days and walking would take 110 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,672 miles [10,737.5 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 7,440 miles [11,973.5 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,479 miles [8,817.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Montana

About Missoula County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Missoula County: www.co.missoula.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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Orchard Homes) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Orchard Homes. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Orchard HomesOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Orchard Homes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.8633, Longitude: -114.0484       In this case, the coordinates for Orchard Homes have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Orchard Homes 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 334.079 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.506 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 322.501 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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