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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 Harding, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Harding 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 Harding:
    • 47.853443, -104.014846
    • 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 Harding
  • 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 Harding ...

We have found twenty communities that share the name Harding.

There is one other community in North Dakota which is also named Harding.

Beyond North Dakota, we know of another nineteen communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these nineteen communities, nineteen are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Located In North Dakota ...
    • Ramsey County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Dakota community of Harding [Ramsey County].
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Florida
      • Hillsborough County
      • This Harding is located in Hillsborough County and lies 1,793 miles [2,885.6 km]<2> to the southeast of the Harding that is located in McKenzie County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harding
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsborough County community of Harding.
    • Georgia
      • Tift County
      • This Harding is located in Tift County and lies 1,561 miles [2,512.2 km]<2> to the southeast of the Harding that is located in McKenzie County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harding
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tift County community of Harding.
    • Illinois
      • La Salle County
      • This Harding is located in La Salle County and lies 861 miles [1,385.6 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Harding that is located in McKenzie County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harding
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the La Salle County community of Harding.
    • Iowa
      • Polk County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Iowa community of Harding [Polk County].
    • Kansas
      • Bourbon County
      • This Harding is located in Bourbon County and lies 823 miles [1,324.5 km]<2> to the southeast of the Harding that is located in McKenzie County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harding
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bourbon County community of Harding.
      • Doniphan County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Harding [Doniphan County].
    • Kentucky
      • Union County
      • This Harding is located in Union County and lies 1,071 miles [1,723.6 km]<2> to the southeast of the Harding that is located in McKenzie County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harding
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Union County community of Harding.
    • Maine
      • Cumberland County
      • This Harding is located in Cumberland County and lies 1,649 miles [2,653.8 km]<2> to the east of the Harding that is located in McKenzie County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harding
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cumberland County community of Harding.
    • Manitoba
      • This Harding lies 215 miles [346 km]<2> to the northeast of the Harding that is located in McKenzie County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harding
    • Massachusetts
      • Norfolk County
      • This Harding is located in Norfolk County and lies 1,629 miles [2,621.6 km]<2> to the east of the Harding that is located in McKenzie County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harding
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Norfolk County community of Harding.
    • Michigan
      • Mason County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Harding [Mason County].
    • Minnesota
      • Morrison County
      • This Harding is located in Morrison County and lies 484 miles [778.9 km]<2> to the east of the Harding that is located in McKenzie County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harding
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Morrison County community of Harding.
    • New Jersey
      • Gloucester County
      • This Harding is located in Gloucester County and lies 1,537 miles [2,473.6 km]<2> to the east of the Harding that is located in McKenzie County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harding
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gloucester County community of Harding.
    • Ohio
      • Muskingum County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Harding [Muskingum County].
      • Richland County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Richland County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Richland County community of Harding.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Luzerne County
      • This Harding is located in Luzerne County and lies 1,447 miles [2,328.7 km]<2> to the east of the Harding that is located in McKenzie County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harding
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Luzerne County community of Harding.
    • South Dakota
      • Harding County
      • This Harding is located in Harding County and lies 171 miles [275.2 km]<2> to the south of the Harding that is located in McKenzie County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harding
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Harding County community of Harding.
    • Utah
      • Millard County
      • This Harding is located in Millard County and lies 725 miles [1,166.8 km]<2> to the southwest of the Harding that is located in McKenzie County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harding
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Millard County community of Harding.
    • West Virginia
      • Randolph County
      • This Harding is located in Randolph County and lies 1,346 miles [2,166.2 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Harding that is located in McKenzie County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harding
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Randolph County community of Harding.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Harding ...

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.

  • Cartwright [McKenzie County]
  • Charbonneau [McKenzie County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charbonneau have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charbonneau
    • Charbonneau [McKenzie County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the east of Harding
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charbonneau
  • Crane [Richland County]
  • Fox Lake [Richland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox Lake
    • Fox Lake [Richland County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Harding
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fox Lake
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Marley [Williams County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marley have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marley
      • Marley [Williams County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Harding
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marley
    • Ridgelawn [Richland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgelawn have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgelawn
      • Ridgelawn [Richland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest of Harding
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgelawn
    • Riverview [Richland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverview have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverview
      • Riverview [Richland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Harding
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverview
    • Savage [Richland County]

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 Harding. 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 ...
    • Mimi Rogers Weddell     (Actress, model)
      • Actress, model. She was born in Williston (North Dakota) on Monday February 15, 1915 and died in New York (New York) on Thursday September 24, 2009 at the age of 94. She is buried at Green - Wood Cemetery (Kings County, New York).
      • Williston is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northeast of Harding.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mimi Rogers Weddell<6>

How Far From Harding to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Harding to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Watford City, which is the Seat of McKenzie County and lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<2> to the east. If you could walk a straight line from Harding to Watford City, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just about two full days.
    • Bismarck, which is the State Capital of North Dakota, lies 168 miles [270.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 10 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,478 miles [2,378.6 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 58 days and walking would take 84 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,379 miles [10,266 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,147 miles [11,502 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,122 miles [8,243.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Harding 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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Harding) 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 Harding. 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 Harding

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harding. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.8534, Longitude: -104.0148    
<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 Harding, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<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 Harding 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 326.263 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 325.606 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 316.172 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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