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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 Foxholm, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Foxholm 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 Foxholm:
    • 48.369711, -101.570997
    • 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 Foxholm
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Foxholm ...

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.

  • Donnybrook [Ward County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donnybrook
    • Donnybrook [Ward County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Foxholm
    • Estimated population in 2019: 53 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donnybrook
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Donnybrook<2>
  • Forfar [Bottineau County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forfar have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forfar
    • Forfar [Bottineau County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast of Foxholm
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forfar
  • Glenburn [Renville County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenburn
    • Glenburn [Renville County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast of Foxholm
    • Estimated population in 2019: 430 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenburn<2>
  • Greene [Renville County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greene have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greene
    • Greene [Renville County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the north of Foxholm
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greene
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hartland [Ward County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartland
      • Hartland [Ward County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Foxholm
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartland
    • Lonetree [Ward County]
    • Maxbass [Bottineau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maxbass
      • Maxbass [Bottineau County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Foxholm
      • Estimated population in 2019: 79 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maxbass
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maxbass<2>
    • Norma [Renville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norma
      • Norma [Renville County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Foxholm
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norma
    • Prairie Junction [Mountrail County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie Junction
      • Prairie Junction [Mountrail County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Foxholm
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie Junction
    • Rising [McHenry County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rising
      • Rising [McHenry County] was located 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the east of Foxholm

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Minot, which is the Seat of Ward County and lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Foxholm to Minot, with an average speed<4> 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 114 miles [183.5 km] to the south southeast (SSE). 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 1,381 miles [2,222.5 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take about three full days, a buggy would take 54 days and walking would take 79 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,286 miles [10,116.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,052 miles [11,349.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,017 miles [8,074.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Foxholm. 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 from Point A (ie- Foxholm) 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 Foxholm. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Foxholm

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Foxholm. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.3697, Longitude: -101.5710    
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<4>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.
<5>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 Foxholm to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 324.412 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 323.552 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 314.591 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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