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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 Granville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Granville 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 Granville:
    • 48.267510, -100.843477
    • 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 Granville
  • 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 Granville ...

We have found 29 communities that share the name Granville.

Within North Dakota, the name Granville is unique.

Beyond North Dakota, we know of another 29 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 29 communities, 26 are located in the United States and three are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arizona
      • Greenlee County
      • This Granville is located in Greenlee County and lies 1,131 miles [1,820.2 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Granville that is located in McHenry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greenlee County community of Granville.
    • Illinois
      • Madison 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 Illinois community of Granville [Madison County].
      • Putnam County
      • This Granville is located in Putnam County and lies 745 miles [1,199 km]<1> to the southeast of the Granville that is located in McHenry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Putnam County community of Granville.
    • Indiana
      • Delaware County
      • This Granville is located in Delaware County and lies 940 miles [1,512.8 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Granville that is located in McHenry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Delaware County community of Granville.
    • Iowa
      • Mahaska 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 Iowa community of Granville [Mahaska County].
      • Sioux County
      • This Granville is located in Sioux County and lies 436 miles [701.7 km]<1> to the southeast of the Granville that is located in McHenry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sioux County community of Granville.
    • Kansas
      • Jewell 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 Granville [Jewell County].
      • Saline 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 Kansas community of Granville [Saline County].
      • Washington 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 Kansas community of Granville [Washington County].
    • Massachusetts
      • Hampden County
      • This Granville is located in Hampden County and lies 1,418 miles [2,282 km]<1> to the east of the Granville that is located in McHenry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hampden County community of Granville.
    • Minnesota
      • Marshall 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 Minnesota community of Granville [Marshall County].
    • Missouri
      • Grundy County
      • Although located in Grundy County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grundy County community of Granville.
      • Livingston County
      • Although located in Livingston County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Livingston County community of Granville.
      • Monroe County
      • This Granville is located in Monroe County and lies 740 miles [1,190.9 km]<1> to the southeast of the Granville that is located in McHenry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monroe County community of Granville.
    • Nebraska
      • Platte County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Platte County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Platte County community of Granville.
    • New York
      • Washington County
      • This Granville is located in Washington County and lies 1,360 miles [2,188.7 km]<1> to the east of the Granville that is located in McHenry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Granville.
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Granville lies 1,854 miles [2,983.7 km]<1> to the east of the Granville that is located in McHenry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
    • Ohio
      • Licking County
      • This Granville is located in Licking County and lies 1,065 miles [1,714 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Granville that is located in McHenry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Licking County community of Granville.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Mifflin County
      • This Granville is located in Mifflin County and lies 1,256 miles [2,021.3 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Granville that is located in McHenry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mifflin County community of Granville.
      • Washington County
      • This Granville is located in Washington County and lies 1,175 miles [1,891 km] to the east southeast of the Granville that is located in McHenry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Granville.
    • Prince Edward Island
      • This Granville lies 1,735 miles [2,792.2 km]<1> to the east of the Granville that is located in McHenry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
    • Tennessee
      • Jackson County
      • This Granville is located in Jackson County and lies 1,126 miles [1,812.1 km]<1> to the southeast of the Granville that is located in McHenry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson County community of Granville.
    • Texas
      • Angelina County
      • This Granville is located in Angelina County and lies 1,214 miles [1,953.7 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Granville that is located in McHenry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Angelina County community of Granville.
    • Vermont
      • Addison County
      • This Granville is located in Addison County and lies 1,363 miles [2,193.5 km]<1> to the east of the Granville that is located in McHenry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Addison County community of Granville.
    • Virginia
      • Charles City County
      • This Granville is located in Charles City County and lies 1,403 miles [2,257.9 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Granville that is located in McHenry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Charles City County community of Granville.
    • Washington
      • Granville #
      • 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 Washington community of Granville.
    • West Virginia
      • Monongalia County
      • This Granville is located in Monongalia County and lies 1,189 miles [1,913.5 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Granville that is located in McHenry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monongalia County community of Granville.
    • Wisconsin
      • Milwaukee County
      • This Granville is located in Milwaukee County and lies 708 miles [1,139.4 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Granville that is located in McHenry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Milwaukee County community of Granville.
    • Yukon
      • This Granville lies 1,764 miles [2,838.9 km]<1> to the northwest of the Granville that is located in McHenry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville

Curious and Interesting Names Near Granville ...

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.

  • Forfar [Bottineau County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forfar have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forfar
    • Forfar [Bottineau County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Granville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forfar
  • Glenburn [Renville County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenburn
    • Glenburn [Renville County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Granville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 430 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenburn<5>
  • Kramer [Bottineau County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kramer have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kramer
    • Kramer [Bottineau County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the north of Granville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 28 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kramer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kramer<5>
  • Maxbass [Bottineau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maxbass
    • Maxbass [Bottineau County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Granville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 79 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maxbass
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maxbass<5>
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Rising [McHenry County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rising
      • Rising [McHenry County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Granville
    • Towner [McHenry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Towner have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Towner
      • Towner [McHenry County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the east of Granville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 526 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Towner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Towner<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 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the south of Granville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 45 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Voltaire
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Voltaire<5>
    • Willow City [Bottineau County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow City
      • Willow City [Bottineau County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Granville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 150 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willow City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willow City<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Towner, which is the Seat of McHenry County and lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the east northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Granville to Towner, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
    • Bismarck, which is the State Capital of North Dakota, lies 101 miles [162.5 km] to the south (S). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take three full days and walking would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,347 miles [2,167.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take about three full days, a buggy would take 53 days and walking would take 77 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,272 miles [10,093.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,038 miles [11,326.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,998 miles [8,043.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Granville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.2675, Longitude: -100.8435       In this case, the coordinates for Granville 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 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 Granville 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 Granville, 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 Granville 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 323.861 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 322.913 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 314.177 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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