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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 Peterson Place, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Peterson 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 Peterson Place:
    • 45.373832, -109.455998
    • 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 Peterson 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

Communities Also Named Peterson Place ...

We have found one communities that share the name Peterson Place.

Within Montana, the name Peterson Place is unique.

Beyond Montana, there is another community also named Peterson Place in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • California
      • Tehama County
      • This Peterson Place is located in Tehama County and lies 773 miles [1,244 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Peterson Place that is located in Carbon County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peterson Place
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tehama County community of Peterson Place.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Peterson 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.

  • Alpine [Carbon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpine
    • Alpine [Carbon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Peterson Place
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alpine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
  • Beehive [Stillwater County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beehive
    • Beehive [Stillwater County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Peterson Place
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beehive
  • Dean [Stillwater County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dean
    • Dean [Stillwater County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Peterson Place
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dean
  • Fishtail [Stillwater County]
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    • Fox [Carbon County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox
      • Fox [Carbon County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Peterson Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fox have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • George Place [Carbon County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for George Place
      • George Place [Carbon County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Peterson Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for George Place have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Luther [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Luther
      • Luther [Carbon County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Peterson Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Luther have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Luther
    • Red Lodge [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Lodge
      • Red Lodge [Carbon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Peterson Place
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,359 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Lodge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Lodge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Lodge<3>

How Far From Peterson Place to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Peterson Place to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Red Lodge, which is the Seat of Carbon County and lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Peterson Place to Red Lodge, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
    • Helena, which is the State Capital of Montana, lies 149 miles [239.8 km] to the northwest (NW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 9 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,706 miles [2,745.5 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 67 days and walking would take 97 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,660 miles [10,718.2 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 7,429 miles [11,955.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,422 miles [8,725.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Montana

About Carbon County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Peterson 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- Peterson Place) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Peterson Place. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.3738, Longitude: -109.4560       In this case, the coordinates for Peterson Place 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 Peterson 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 330.365 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 330.076 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 319.857 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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