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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 Sapphire Village, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Sapphire Village 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 Sapphire Village:
    • 46.889125, -110.251313
    • 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 Sapphire Village
  • 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 Sapphire Village ...

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.

  • Buffalo [Fergus County]
  • Centerville [Cascade County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerville
    • Centerville [Cascade County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Sapphire Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centerville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Dover [Judith Basin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dover
    • Dover [Judith Basin County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the north of Sapphire Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dover have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dover
  • Eddies Corner [Fergus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eddies Corner
    • Eddies Corner [Fergus County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the east of Sapphire Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eddies Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eddies Corner
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    • Forest Green [Meagher County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Green
      • Forest Green [Meagher County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the west of Sapphire Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Green have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Green
    • Hughesville [Judith Basin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hughesville
      • Hughesville [Judith Basin County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Sapphire Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hughesville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hughesville
    • Moccasin [Judith Basin County]
    • Straw [Fergus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Straw
      • Straw [Fergus County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Sapphire Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Straw have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Straw
    • Surprise Creek Colony [Judith Basin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Surprise Creek Colony
      • Surprise Creek Colony [Judith Basin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the north of Sapphire Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surprise Creek Colony have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surprise Creek Colony

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Stanford, which is the Seat of Judith Basin County and lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north. If you could walk a straight line from Sapphire Village to Stanford, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over 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 86 miles [138.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,753 miles [2,821.2 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 69 days and walking would take 100 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,587 miles [10,600.7 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 7,356 miles [11,838.3 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,366 miles [8,635.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Montana

About Judith Basin County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sapphire Village. 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sapphire Village) 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 Sapphire Village. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sapphire VillageOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sapphire Village. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.8891, Longitude: -110.2513       In this case, the coordinates for Sapphire Village 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 Sapphire Village 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 331.065 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.026 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.136 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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