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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 Dickey, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Dickey 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 Dickey:
    • 46.535852, -98.470419
    • 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 Dickey
  • 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 Dickey ...

We have found twelve communities that share the name Dickey.

Within North Dakota, the name Dickey is unique.

Beyond North Dakota, we know of another twelve communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Pulaski County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Dickey [Pulaski County].
    • Colorado
      • Summit 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 Colorado community of Dickey [Summit County].
    • Florida
      • Hillsborough County
      • This Dickey is located in Hillsborough County and lies 1,551 miles [2,496.1 km]<3> to the southeast of the Dickey that is located in LaMoure County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dickey
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsborough County community of Dickey.
    • Georgia
      • Calhoun County
      • This Dickey is located in Calhoun County and lies 1,268 miles [2,040.6 km]<3> to the southeast of the Dickey that is located in LaMoure County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dickey
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Calhoun County community of Dickey.
      • Walker County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Dickey [Walker County].
    • Idaho
      • Custer County
      • This Dickey is located in Custer County and lies 765 miles [1,231.1 km]<3> to the west of the Dickey that is located in LaMoure County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dickey
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Custer County community of Dickey.
    • Iowa
      • Bremer 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 Iowa community of Dickey [Bremer County].
    • Kansas
      • Anderson 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 Kansas community of Dickey [Anderson County].
    • Maine
      • Aroostook County
      • This Dickey is located in Aroostook County and lies 1,380 miles [2,220.9 km]<3> to the east northeast of the Dickey that is located in LaMoure County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dickey
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Aroostook County community of Dickey.
    • Mississippi
      • Amite 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 Mississippi community of Dickey [Amite County].
    • Pennsylvania
      • Armstrong 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 Dickey [Armstrong County].
      • Franklin County
      • This Dickey is located in Franklin County and lies 1,128 miles [1,815.3 km]<3> to the east southeast of the Dickey that is located in LaMoure County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dickey
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Franklin County community of Dickey.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Dickey ...

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.

  • Berlin [LaMoure County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Berlin have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berlin
    • Berlin [LaMoure County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Dickey
    • Estimated population in 2019: 35 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berlin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berlin<5>
  • Daily [Barnes County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daily have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daily
    • Daily [Barnes County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Dickey
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daily
  • Fort Ransom [Ransom County]
  • Frontier Village [Stutsman County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frontier Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frontier Village
    • Frontier Village [Stutsman County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the northwest of Dickey
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frontier Village
  • Continue List   (8 more) ...
    • Glover [Dickey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glover
      • Glover [Dickey County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<3> to the southeast of Dickey
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glover
    • Grand Rapids [LaMoure County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Rapids
      • Grand Rapids [LaMoure County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Dickey
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Rapids
    • Homer [Stutsman County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homer have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homer
      • Homer [Stutsman County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the northwest of Dickey
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homer
    • Independence [LaMoure County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Independence have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Independence
      • Independence [LaMoure County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Dickey
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
    • Jamestown Junction [Stutsman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jamestown Junction
      • Jamestown Junction [Stutsman County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Dickey
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamestown Junction
    • Kathryn [Barnes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kathryn
      • Kathryn [Barnes County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<3> to the northeast of Dickey
      • Estimated population in 2019: 48 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kathryn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kathryn<5>
    • Keystone [Dickey County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keystone have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keystone
      • Keystone [Dickey County] was located 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the south of Dickey
    • Marion [LaMoure County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
      • Marion [LaMoure County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Dickey
      • Estimated population in 2019: 130 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<5>

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 Dickey. 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 ...
    • Tom Hatten     (Radio & TV Personality)
      • Radio & TV Personality. He was born in Jamestown (North Dakota) on Sunday March 14, 1926 and died in Freeland (Pennsylvania) on Saturday March 16, 2019 at the age of 93. He is buried at St. Ann's Parish Cemetery (Luzerne County, Pennsylvania).
      • Jamestown is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the northwest of Dickey.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tom Hatten<6>
    • Louis L'Amour     (Author)
    • Peggy Lee     (Singer, songwriter, actress)
      • Singer, songwriter, actress. She was born in Jamestown (North Dakota) on Wednesday May 26, 1920 and died in Bel Air (California) on Monday January 21, 2002 at the age of 81. She is buried at Westwood Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Jamestown is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the northwest of Dickey.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Peggy Lee<6>
    • Floyd Roberts     (Race car driver)
      • Race car driver. He was born in Jamestown (North Dakota) on Monday February 12, 1900 and died in Indianapolis (Indiana) on Tueday May 30, 1939 at the age of 39. He is buried at Oakwood Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Jamestown is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the northwest of Dickey.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Floyd Roberts<6>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • LaMoure, which is the Seat of LaMoure County and lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Dickey to LaMoure, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
    • Bismarck, which is the State Capital of North Dakota, lies 110 miles [177 km] to the west (W). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,203 miles [1,936 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take about three full days, a buggy would take 47 days and walking would take 69 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,300 miles [10,138.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,063 miles [11,366.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,001 miles [8,048.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Dickey, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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 Dickey 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dickey) 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 Dickey. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dickey

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dickey. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.5359, Longitude: -98.4704    
<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>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.
<7>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.
<8>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 Dickey to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 322.072 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 320.665 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 313.178 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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