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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 Cartwright, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Cartwright 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 Cartwright:
    • 47.859419, -103.925904
    • 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 Cartwright
  • 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 Cartwright ...

We have found thirteen communities that share the name Cartwright.

Within North Dakota, the name Cartwright is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Limestone County
      • This Cartwright is located in Limestone County and lies 1,246 miles [2,005.2 km]<1> to the southeast of the Cartwright that is located in McKenzie County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cartwright
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Limestone County community of Cartwright.
    • Arizona
      • Maricopa County
      • This Cartwright is located in Maricopa County and lies 1,081 miles [1,739.7 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Cartwright that is located in McKenzie County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cartwright
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Maricopa County community of Cartwright.
    • Kentucky
      • Clinton County
      • This Cartwright is located in Clinton County and lies 1,225 miles [1,971.4 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Cartwright that is located in McKenzie County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cartwright
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clinton County community of Cartwright.
    • Louisiana
      • Jackson Parish
      • This Cartwright is located in Jackson Parish and lies 1,219 miles [1,961.8 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Cartwright that is located in McKenzie County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cartwright
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson Parish community of Cartwright.
    • Manitoba
      • This Cartwright lies 226 miles [363.7 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Cartwright that is located in McKenzie County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cartwright
    • Newfoundland and Labrador
      • This Cartwright lies 2,047 miles [3,294.3 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Cartwright that is located in McKenzie County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cartwright
    • Oklahoma
      • Bryan County
      • This Cartwright is located in Bryan County and lies 1,039 miles [1,672.1 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Cartwright that is located in McKenzie County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cartwright
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bryan County community of Cartwright.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Elk County
      • This Cartwright is located in Elk County and lies 1,313 miles [2,113.1 km]<1> to the east of the Cartwright that is located in McKenzie County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cartwright
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Elk County community of Cartwright.
    • Tennessee
      • Sequatchie County
      • This Cartwright is located in Sequatchie County and lies 1,284 miles [2,066.4 km]<1> to the southeast of the Cartwright that is located in McKenzie County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cartwright
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sequatchie County community of Cartwright.
      • Smith County
      • This Cartwright is located in Smith County and lies 1,211 miles [1,948.9 km] to the southeast of the Cartwright that is located in McKenzie County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cartwright
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Smith County community of Cartwright.
    • Texas
      • Kaufman County
      • This Cartwright is located in Kaufman County and lies 1,123 miles [1,807.3 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Cartwright that is located in McKenzie County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cartwright
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kaufman County community of Cartwright.
      • Wood County
      • This Cartwright is located in Wood County and lies 1,126 miles [1,812.1 km] to the south southeast of the Cartwright that is located in McKenzie County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cartwright
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wood County community of Cartwright.
    • Wisconsin
      • Chippewa 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 Cartwright [Chippewa County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cartwright ...

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.

  • Charbonneau [McKenzie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charbonneau
    • Charbonneau [McKenzie County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Cartwright
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charbonneau
  • Crane [Richland County]
  • Lake Jessie [Williams County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Jessie
    • Lake Jessie [Williams County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Cartwright
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Jessie
  • Marley [Williams County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marley
    • Marley [Williams County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Cartwright
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marley have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marley
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Ridgelawn [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgelawn
      • Ridgelawn [Richland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Cartwright
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgelawn have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgelawn
    • Riverview [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverview
      • Riverview [Richland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Cartwright
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverview have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverview
    • Savage [Richland County]
    • Springbrook [Williams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springbrook
      • Springbrook [Williams County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Cartwright
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 41 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springbrook

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Cartwright. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

  • View Our List ...
    • Mimi Rogers Weddell     (Actress, model)

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Watford City, which is the Seat of McKenzie County and lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the east. If you could walk a straight line from Cartwright to Watford City, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
    • Bismarck, which is the State Capital of North Dakota, lies 164 miles [263.9 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 10 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,474 miles [2,372.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 58 days and walking would take 84 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,376 miles [10,261.2 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,144 miles [11,497.2 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,119 miles [8,238.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cartwright. 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cartwright) 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 Cartwright. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CartwrightOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cartwright. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.8594, Longitude: -103.9259    
<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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock 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 Cartwright 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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<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 Cartwright 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 326.195 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 325.529 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 316.118 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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