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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 Carson, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Carson and the surrounding area.

  • 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 Carson:
    • 46.421950, -101.570143
    • 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 Carson
  • 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 Carson ...

We have found 24 communities that share the name Carson.

Within North Dakota, the name Carson is unique.

Beyond North Dakota, we know of another 24 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 24 communities, 22 are located in the United States and two are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Washington County
      • This Carson is located in Washington County and lies 1,261 miles [2,029.4 km]<1> to the southeast of the Carson that is located in Grant County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Carson.
    • Arkansas
      • Mississippi County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Carson [Mississippi County].
    • British Columbia
      • We haven't found the location of this community yet.
    • California
      • Los Angeles County
      • This Carson is located in Los Angeles County and lies 1,233 miles [1,984.3 km]<1> to the southwest of the Carson that is located in Grant County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Los Angeles County community of Carson.
    • Colorado
      • Hinsdale County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Colorado community of Carson [Hinsdale County].
    • Iowa
      • Pottawattamie County
      • This Carson is located in Pottawattamie County and lies 471 miles [758 km]<1> to the southeast of the Carson that is located in Grant County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pottawattamie County community of Carson.
    • Kansas
      • Brown County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Brown County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Brown County community of Carson.
    • Kentucky
      • Carroll County
      • This Carson is located in Carroll County and lies 996 miles [1,602.9 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Carson that is located in Grant County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carroll County community of Carson.
    • Louisiana
      • Beauregard Parish
      • This Carson is located in Beauregard Parish and lies 1,168 miles [1,879.7 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Carson that is located in Grant County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Beauregard Parish community of Carson.
    • Maine
      • Aroostook County
      • This Carson is located in Aroostook County and lies 1,573 miles [2,531.5 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Carson that is located in Grant County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Aroostook County community of Carson.
    • Mississippi
      • Jefferson Davis County
      • This Carson is located in Jefferson Davis County and lies 1,203 miles [1,936 km]<1> to the southeast of the Carson that is located in Grant County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson Davis County community of Carson.
    • Missouri
      • Howell County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Missouri community of Carson [Howell County].
    • New Mexico
      • Taos County
      • This Carson is located in Taos County and lies 727 miles [1,170 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Carson that is located in Grant County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Taos County community of Carson.
    • New York
      • Steuben County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New York community of Carson [Steuben County].
    • Ohio
      • Ashtabula County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Carson [Ashtabula County].
      • Huron County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Huron County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Huron County community of Carson.
    • Oklahoma
      • Hughes County
      • This Carson is located in Hughes County and lies 827 miles [1,330.9 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Carson that is located in Grant County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hughes County community of Carson.
    • Ontario
      • This Carson lies 943 miles [1,517.6 km]<1> to the east of the Carson that is located in Grant County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carson
    • Oregon
      • Baker County
      • This Carson is located in Baker County and lies 758 miles [1,219.9 km]<1> to the west of the Carson that is located in Grant County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Baker County community of Carson.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Allegheny County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Carson [Allegheny County].
    • Texas
      • Fannin County
      • This Carson is located in Fannin County and lies 925 miles [1,488.6 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Carson that is located in Grant County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fannin County community of Carson.
    • Virginia
      • Dinwiddie County
      • This Carson is located in Dinwiddie County and lies 1,396 miles [2,246.6 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Carson that is located in Grant County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dinwiddie County community of Carson.
    • Washington
      • Skamania County
      • This Carson is located in Skamania County and lies 968 miles [1,557.8 km]<1> to the west of the Carson that is located in Grant County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carson
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Skamania County community of Carson.
    • Wisconsin
      • Ashland County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Wisconsin community of Carson [Ashland County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Carson ...

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.

  • Brisbane [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brisbane
    • Brisbane [Grant County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Carson
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brisbane have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brisbane
  • Flasher [Morton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flasher
    • Flasher [Morton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the east of Carson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 203 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flasher have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flasher
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flasher<5>
  • Hebron [Morton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hebron
    • Hebron [Morton County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Carson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 676 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hebron
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hebron<5>
  • Heil [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heil
    • Heil [Grant County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Carson
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heil have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heil
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Lark [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lark
      • Lark [Grant County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Carson
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lark have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lark
    • Lyons [Morton County]
    • Porcupine [Sioux County]
    • Shields [Grant County]

How Far From Carson 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 city such as Carson to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Bismarck, which is the State Capital of North Dakota, lies 46 miles [74 km]<1> to the northeast (NE). If you could walk a straight line from Carson to Bismarck, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take about three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of two days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,342 miles [2,159.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about three full days, a buggy would take 53 days and walking would take 77 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,395 miles [10,291.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,160 miles [11,522.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,112 miles [8,227 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Dakota

About Grant County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of North Dakota: www.nd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Carson) 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 Carson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CarsonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.4220, Longitude: -101.5701       In this case, the coordinates for Carson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Carson could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<3>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 Carson, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>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 Carson to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 324.375 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 323.285 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 315.003 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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