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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 Yucca Village, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Yucca 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 Yucca Village:
    • 34.765675, -76.558358
    • 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 Yucca 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 Yucca 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.

  • Crab Point Village (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crab Point Village
    • Crab Point Village lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Yucca Village and is located in Carteret County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crab Point Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crab Point Village
  • Marshallberg (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marshallberg
    • Marshallberg lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Yucca Village and is located in Carteret County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marshallberg
  • Masontown (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Masontown
    • Masontown lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Yucca Village and is located in Carteret County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Masontown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Masontown
  • Money Island Beach (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Money Island Beach
    • Money Island Beach lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Yucca Village and is located in Carteret County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Money Island Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Money Island Beach
  • Morehead City (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morehead City
    • Morehead City lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Yucca Village and is located in Carteret County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,669 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morehead City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morehead City<3>
  • Shell Landing (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shell Landing
    • Shell Landing lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Yucca Village and is located in Carteret County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shell Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shell Landing
  • Stacy (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stacy
    • Stacy lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Yucca Village and is located in Carteret County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stacy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stacy
  • Steep Pines Fork (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steep Pines Fork
    • Steep Pines Fork lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Yucca Village and is located in Carteret County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Steep Pines Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steep Pines Fork
  • Straits (2 miles [3.2 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Straits
    • Straits lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Yucca Village and is located in Carteret County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Straits
  • Straits Haven (2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Straits Haven
    • Straits Haven lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Yucca Village and is located in Carteret County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Straits Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Straits Haven
  • Sunrise Point (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunrise Point
    • Sunrise Point lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Yucca Village and is located in Carteret County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunrise Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunrise Point
  • Tusk (2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tusk
    • Tusk lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Yucca Village and is located in Carteret County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tusk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tusk

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Beaufort, which is the Seat of Carteret County and lies just to the West Southwest.
    • Raleigh, which is the State Capital of North Carolina, lies 136 miles [218.9 km]<1> to the west northwest (WNW). If you could drive a straight line from Yucca Village to Raleigh, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 286 miles [460.3 km] to the north (N). Driving would take four to five hours, a buggy would take 12 days and walking would take 17 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,052 miles [9,739.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,736 miles [10,840.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,623 miles [7,440 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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

The official website for Carteret County: www.co.carteret.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.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 from Point A (ie- Yucca Village) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Yucca Village. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Yucca VillageOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Yucca Village. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7657, Longitude: -76.5584    
<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 Yucca 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 307.814 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 302.727 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.033 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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