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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 Reese Creek, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Reese Creek 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 Reese Creek:
    • 45.863818, -111.084116
    • 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 Reese Creek
  • 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 Reese Creek ...

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.

  • Amsterdam [Gallatin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amsterdam
    • Amsterdam [Gallatin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Reese Creek
    • Former name for Amsterdam:
    • Walrath
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amsterdam
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amsterdam<2>
  • Dogtown [Gallatin County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dogtown
    • Dogtown [Gallatin County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Reese Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dogtown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Gallop [Gallatin County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gallop
    • Gallop [Gallatin County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Reese Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gallop have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Hillman [Gallatin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillman
    • Hillman [Gallatin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Reese Creek
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillman
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Holland [Gallatin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holland
      • Holland [Gallatin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Reese Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holland
    • King Arthur Park [Gallatin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for King Arthur Park
      • King Arthur Park [Gallatin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Reese Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for King Arthur Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on King Arthur Park
    • Middle Creek [Gallatin County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middle Creek
      • Middle Creek [Gallatin County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Reese Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middle Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Nelsons Crossing [Gallatin County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nelsons Crossing
      • Nelsons Crossing [Gallatin County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Reese Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nelsons Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Powers [Gallatin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powers
      • Powers [Gallatin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Reese Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powers have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powers
    • Story [Gallatin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Story
      • Story [Gallatin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Reese Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Story have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Story

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers and using the location of where the historic<4> community of Reese Creek once stood, the straight-line distance beginning in Reese Creek and extending to:

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    • Bozeman, which is the Seat of Gallatin County and lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south. If you could walk a straight line from Reese Creek to Bozeman, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
    • Helena, which is the State Capital of Montana, lies 67 miles [107.8 km] to the northwest (NW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take about three full days and walking would take three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,787 miles [2,875.9 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 70 days and walking would take 102 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,669 miles [10,732.7 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 7,438 miles [11,970.3 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,446 miles [8,764.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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About Gallatin County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Gallatin County: www.co.gallatin.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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Reese Creek) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Reese Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.8638, Longitude: -111.0841       In this case, the coordinates for Reese Creek 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>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 Reese Creek, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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 Reese Creek 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 331.669 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.632 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.783 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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