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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 Douglas, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Douglas 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 Douglas:
    • 47.856099, -101.501464
    • 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 Douglas
  • 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 Douglas ...

We have found 50 communities that share the name Douglas.

Within North Dakota, the name Douglas is unique.

Beyond North Dakota, we know of another 50 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 50 communities, 46 are located in the United States and five are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • DeKalb County
      • This Douglas is located in DeKalb County and lies 1,233 miles [1,984.3 km]<1> to the southeast of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the DeKalb County community of Douglas.
      • Marshall County
      • This Douglas is located in Marshall County and lies 1,227 miles [1,974.7 km] to the southeast of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marshall County community of Douglas.
    • Alaska
      • This Douglas lies 1,521 miles [2,447.8 km]<1> to the northwest of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
    • Arizona
      • Cochise County
      • This Douglas is located in Cochise County and lies 1,215 miles [1,955.4 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cochise County community of Douglas.
    • Arkansas
      • Lincoln County
      • This Douglas is located in Lincoln County and lies 1,084 miles [1,744.5 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lincoln County community of Douglas.
    • California
      • Los Angeles 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 California community of Douglas [Los Angeles County].
    • Colorado
      • Douglas 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 Douglas [Douglas County].
    • Georgia
      • Coffee County
      • This Douglas is located in Coffee County and lies 1,494 miles [2,404.4 km]<1> to the southeast of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Coffee County community of Douglas.
    • Illinois
      • Cook County
      • This Douglas is located in Cook County and lies 795 miles [1,279.4 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cook County community of Douglas.
      • Knox County
      • This Douglas is located in Knox County and lies 744 miles [1,197.4 km] to the southeast of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Knox County community of Douglas.
      • Saint Clair County
      • This Douglas is located in Saint Clair County and lies 870 miles [1,400.1 km] to the southeast of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Clair County community of Douglas.
    • Indiana
      • Gibson County
      • This Douglas is located in Gibson County and lies 962 miles [1,548.2 km]<1> to the southeast of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gibson County community of Douglas.
    • Kansas
      • Douglas 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 Douglas [Douglas County].
    • Kentucky
      • Casey 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 Kentucky community of Douglas [Casey County].
      • Christian County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kentucky community of Douglas [Christian County].
      • Pike County
      • This Douglas is located in Pike County and lies 1,199 miles [1,929.6 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pike County community of Douglas.
    • Louisiana
      • Lincoln Parish
      • This Douglas is located in Lincoln Parish and lies 1,154 miles [1,857.2 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lincoln Parish community of Douglas.
    • Manitoba
      • This Douglas lies 162 miles [260.7 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
    • Maryland
      • Caroline 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 Maryland community of Douglas [Caroline County].
    • Massachusetts
      • Worcester County
      • This Douglas is located in Worcester County and lies 1,498 miles [2,410.8 km]<1> to the east of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Worcester County community of Douglas.
    • Michigan
      • Allegan County
      • This Douglas is located in Allegan County and lies 824 miles [1,326.1 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Allegan County community of Douglas.
      • Manistee County
      • This Douglas is located in Manistee County and lies 769 miles [1,237.6 km] to the east southeast of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Manistee County community of Douglas.
    • Minnesota
      • Olmsted County
      • This Douglas is located in Olmsted County and lies 500 miles [804.7 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Olmsted County community of Douglas.
    • Missouri
      • Gentry County
      • This Douglas is located in Gentry County and lies 635 miles [1,021.9 km]<1> to the southeast of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gentry County community of Douglas.
      • Pemiscot County
      • This Douglas is located in Pemiscot County and lies 1,010 miles [1,625.4 km] to the southeast of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pemiscot County community of Douglas.
    • Montana
      • Glacier 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 Montana community of Douglas [Glacier County].
    • Nebraska
      • Otoe County
      • This Douglas is located in Otoe County and lies 561 miles [902.8 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Otoe County community of Douglas.
    • Nevada
      • Douglas County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Douglas County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Douglas County community of Douglas.
      • White Pine County
      • This Douglas is located in White Pine County and lies 922 miles [1,483.8 km]<1> to the southwest of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the White Pine County community of Douglas.
    • New Brunswick
      • This Douglas lies 1,631 miles [2,624.8 km]<1> to the east of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
    • New Mexico
      • Guadalupe County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Guadalupe County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Guadalupe County community of Douglas.
    • New York
      • Essex 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 Douglas [Essex County].
    • North Carolina
      • Rockingham 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 North Carolina community of Douglas [Rockingham County].
    • Ohio
      • Putnam County
      • This Douglas is located in Putnam County and lies 970 miles [1,561.1 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Putnam County community of Douglas.
      • Wayne 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 Ohio community of Douglas [Wayne County].
    • Oklahoma
      • Garfield County
      • This Douglas is located in Garfield County and lies 824 miles [1,326.1 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Garfield County community of Douglas.
      • Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma community of Douglas [Oklahoma County].
      • Tulsa County
      • This Douglas is located in Tulsa County and lies 855 miles [1,376 km] to the south southeast of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tulsa County community of Douglas.
    • Ontario
      • 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 Ontario community of Douglas.
    • Oregon
      • Morrow 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 Oregon community of Douglas [Morrow County].
    • Prince Edward Island
      • This Douglas lies 1,801 miles [2,898.4 km]<1> to the east of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
    • South Carolina
      • Lancaster County
      • This Douglas is located in Lancaster County and lies 1,400 miles [2,253.1 km]<1> to the southeast of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lancaster County community of Douglas.
    • Tennessee
      • Lincoln County
      • This Douglas is located in Lincoln County and lies 1,167 miles [1,878.1 km]<1> to the southeast of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lincoln County community of Douglas.
      • Williamson County
      • This Douglas is located in Williamson County and lies 1,115 miles [1,794.4 km] to the southeast of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Williamson County community of Douglas.
    • Texas
      • Smith County
      • This Douglas is located in Smith County and lies 1,122 miles [1,805.7 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Smith County community of Douglas.
    • Virginia
      • Lee 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 Virginia community of Douglas [Lee County].
    • Washington
      • Douglas County
      • This Douglas is located in Douglas County and lies 857 miles [1,379.2 km]<1> to the west of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Douglas County community of Douglas.
    • West Virginia
      • Calhoun County
      • This Douglas is located in Calhoun County and lies 1,202 miles [1,934.4 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Calhoun County community of Douglas.
      • Tucker County
      • This Douglas is located in Tucker County and lies 1,248 miles [2,008.5 km] to the east southeast of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tucker County community of Douglas.
    • Wyoming
      • Converse County
      • This Douglas is located in Converse County and lies 399 miles [642.1 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Douglas that is located in Ward County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Converse County community of Douglas.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Douglas ...

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.

  • Emmet [McLean County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emmet have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emmet
    • Emmet [McLean County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Douglas
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emmet
  • Lonetree [Ward County]
  • Pick City [Mercer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pick City
    • Pick City [Mercer County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the south of Douglas
    • Estimated population in 2019: 136 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pick City
  • Prairie Junction [Mountrail County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie Junction
    • Prairie Junction [Mountrail County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Douglas
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie Junction
  • Continue List   (3 more) ...
    • Roseglen [McLean County]
    • Turtle Lake [McLean County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Turtle Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turtle Lake
      • Turtle Lake [McLean County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Douglas
      • Estimated population in 2019: 554 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turtle Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Turtle Lake<5>
    • Voltaire [McHenry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Voltaire have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Voltaire
      • Voltaire [McHenry County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the east of Douglas
      • Estimated population in 2019: 45 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Voltaire
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Voltaire<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Minot, which is the Seat of Ward County and lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the north northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Douglas to Minot, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full 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 80 miles [128.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE). 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 1,366 miles [2,198.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take about three full days, a buggy would take 54 days and walking would take 78 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,313 miles [10,159.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,079 miles [11,392.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,040 miles [8,111.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Dakota

About Ward County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Ward County: www.co.ward.nd.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Douglas) 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 Douglas. 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 Douglas

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Douglas. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.8561, Longitude: -101.5015    
<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 Douglas 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 Douglas, 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 Douglas 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 324.353 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 323.425 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 314.662 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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