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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 Eldridge, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Eldridge 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 Eldridge:
    • 46.902488, -98.851773
    • 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 Eldridge
  • 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 Eldridge ...

We have found eighteen communities that share the name Eldridge.

Within North Dakota, the name Eldridge is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Walker County
      • This Eldridge is located in Walker County and lies 1,070 miles [1,722 km]<1> to the southeast of the Eldridge that is located in Stutsman County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eldridge
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Walker County community of Eldridge.
    • Arkansas
      • Howard 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 Eldridge [Howard County].
    • California
      • Sonoma County
      • This Eldridge is located in Sonoma County and lies 1,332 miles [2,143.6 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Eldridge that is located in Stutsman County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eldridge
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sonoma County community of Eldridge.
    • Colorado
      • Montrose 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 Eldridge [Montrose County].
    • Florida
      • Volusia County
      • This Eldridge is located in Volusia County and lies 1,537 miles [2,473.6 km]<1> to the southeast of the Eldridge that is located in Stutsman County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eldridge
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Volusia County community of Eldridge.
    • Illinois
      • Kankakee County
      • This Eldridge is located in Kankakee County and lies 679 miles [1,092.7 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Eldridge that is located in Stutsman County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eldridge
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kankakee County community of Eldridge.
    • Iowa
      • Scott County
      • This Eldridge is located in Scott County and lies 546 miles [878.7 km]<1> to the southeast of the Eldridge that is located in Stutsman County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eldridge
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Scott County community of Eldridge.
    • Kansas
      • Sedgwick 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 Eldridge [Sedgwick County].
    • Kentucky
      • Elliott County
      • This Eldridge is located in Elliott County and lies 1,007 miles [1,620.6 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Eldridge that is located in Stutsman County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eldridge
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Elliott County community of Eldridge.
    • Maryland
      • Frederick County
      • This Eldridge is located in Frederick County and lies 1,179 miles [1,897.4 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Eldridge that is located in Stutsman County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eldridge
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Frederick County community of Eldridge.
    • Mississippi
      • Bolivar County
      • This Eldridge is located in Bolivar County and lies 976 miles [1,570.7 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Eldridge that is located in Stutsman County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eldridge
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bolivar County community of Eldridge.
      • Coahoma 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 Eldridge [Coahoma County].
    • Missouri
      • Laclede County
      • This Eldridge is located in Laclede County and lies 699 miles [1,124.9 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Eldridge that is located in Stutsman County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eldridge
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Laclede County community of Eldridge.
    • Montana
      • Gallatin 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 Eldridge [Gallatin County].
    • North Carolina
      • Burke 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 Eldridge [Burke County].
    • Texas
      • Colorado County
      • This Eldridge is located in Colorado County and lies 1,211 miles [1,948.9 km]<1> to the south of the Eldridge that is located in Stutsman County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eldridge
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Colorado County community of Eldridge.
      • Gray 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 Texas community of Eldridge [Gray County].
      • Pecos 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 Texas community of Eldridge [Pecos County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Eldridge ...

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.

  • Bloom [Stutsman County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloom have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloom
    • Bloom [Stutsman County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Eldridge
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloom
  • Fried [Stutsman County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fried have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fried
    • Fried [Stutsman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Eldridge
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fried
  • 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Eldridge
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frontier Village
  • 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Eldridge
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homer
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Jamestown [Stutsman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jamestown
      • Jamestown [Stutsman County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Eldridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,084 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jamestown<5>
    • Jamestown Junction [Stutsman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jamestown Junction
      • Jamestown Junction [Stutsman County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Eldridge
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamestown Junction
    • Spiritwood [Stutsman County]
    • Spiritwood Lake [Stutsman County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spiritwood Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spiritwood Lake
      • Spiritwood Lake [Stutsman County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Eldridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 98 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spiritwood Lake

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 Eldridge. 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east of Eldridge.
      • 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east of Eldridge.
      • 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east of Eldridge.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Floyd Roberts<6>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Jamestown, which is the Seat of Stutsman County and lies just to the East.
    • Bismarck, which is the State Capital of North Dakota, lies 90 miles [144.8 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Eldridge to Bismarck, with an average speed<7>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,228 miles [1,976.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take about three full days, a buggy would take 48 days and walking would take 70 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,291 miles [10,124.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,055 miles [11,353.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,997 miles [8,041.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Dakota

About Stutsman County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Eldridge. 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 from Point A (ie- Eldridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eldridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.9025, Longitude: -98.8518       In this case, the coordinates for Eldridge 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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Eldridge 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 Eldridge, 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>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 Eldridge 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 322.358 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 321.036 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 313.314 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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