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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 Hillsboro, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Hillsboro 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 Hillsboro:
    • 47.402757, -97.061753
    • 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 Hillsboro
  • 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 Hillsboro ...

We have found 34 communities that share the name Hillsboro.

Within North Dakota, the name Hillsboro is unique.

Beyond North Dakota, we know of another 34 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 34 communities, 33 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Lawrence County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Lawrence County and lies 1,018 miles [1,638.3 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lawrence County community of Hillsboro.
      • Madison County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Madison County and lies 1,020 miles [1,641.5 km] to the southeast of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Hillsboro.
    • Arkansas
      • Union County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Union County and lies 1,013 miles [1,630.3 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Union County community of Hillsboro.
    • Colorado
      • Weld County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Weld County and lies 623 miles [1,002.6 km]<1> to the southwest of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Weld County community of Hillsboro.
    • Florida
      • Hillsborough 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 Florida community of Hillsboro [Hillsborough County].
    • Georgia
      • Jasper County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Jasper County and lies 1,206 miles [1,940.9 km]<1> to the southeast of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jasper County community of Hillsboro.
    • Illinois
      • Montgomery County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Montgomery County and lies 683 miles [1,099.2 km]<1> to the southeast of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of Hillsboro.
    • Indiana
      • Fountain County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Fountain County and lies 704 miles [1,133 km]<1> to the southeast of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fountain County community of Hillsboro.
      • Henry County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Henry County and lies 777 miles [1,250.5 km] to the southeast of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Henry County community of Hillsboro.
    • Iowa
      • Henry County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Henry County and lies 524 miles [843.3 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Henry County community of Hillsboro.
      • Louisa 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 Hillsboro [Louisa County].
    • Kansas
      • Marion County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Marion County and lies 625 miles [1,005.8 km]<1> to the south of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marion County community of Hillsboro.
    • Kentucky
      • Fleming County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Fleming County and lies 922 miles [1,483.8 km]<1> to the southeast of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fleming County community of Hillsboro.
    • Maryland
      • Caroline County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Caroline County and lies 1,208 miles [1,944.1 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Caroline County community of Hillsboro.
    • Mississippi
      • Scott County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Scott County and lies 1,105 miles [1,778.3 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Scott County community of Hillsboro.
    • Missouri
      • Jefferson County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Jefferson County and lies 712 miles [1,145.9 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Hillsboro.
      • Saint Louis County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Saint Louis County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Louis County community of Hillsboro.
    • Montana
      • Carbon 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 Hillsboro [Carbon County].
    • New Hampshire
      • Hillsborough County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Hillsborough County and lies 1,252 miles [2,014.9 km]<1> to the east of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsborough County community of Hillsboro.
    • New Mexico
      • Sierra County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Sierra County and lies 1,141 miles [1,836.3 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sierra County community of Hillsboro.
    • New York
      • Oneida County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Oneida County and lies 1,064 miles [1,712.3 km]<1> to the east of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Oneida County community of Hillsboro.
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Hillsboro lies 1,677 miles [2,698.9 km]<1> to the east of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
    • Ohio
      • Highland County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Highland County and lies 879 miles [1,414.6 km]<1> to the southeast of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Highland County community of Hillsboro.
      • Jefferson County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Jefferson County and lies 949 miles [1,527.3 km] to the east southeast of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Hillsboro.
    • Oregon
      • Washington County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Washington County and lies 1,231 miles [1,981.1 km]<1> to the west of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Hillsboro.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Somerset County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Somerset County and lies 1,031 miles [1,659.2 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Somerset County community of Hillsboro.
      • Washington County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Washington County and lies 985 miles [1,585.2 km] to the east southeast of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Hillsboro.
    • Tennessee
      • Coffee County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Coffee County and lies 1,005 miles [1,617.4 km]<1> to the southeast of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Coffee County community of Hillsboro.
      • Williamson 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 Tennessee community of Hillsboro [Williamson County].
    • Texas
      • Hill County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Hill County and lies 1,063 miles [1,710.7 km]<1> to the south of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hill County community of Hillsboro.
    • Virginia
      • King and Queen County
      • This Hillsboro is located in King and Queen County and lies 1,215 miles [1,955.4 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the King and Queen County community of Hillsboro.
      • Loudoun County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Loudoun County and lies 1,120 miles [1,802.5 km] to the east southeast of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Loudoun County community of Hillsboro.
    • West Virginia
      • Pocahontas County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Pocahontas County and lies 1,063 miles [1,710.7 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pocahontas County community of Hillsboro.
    • Wisconsin
      • Vernon County
      • This Hillsboro is located in Vernon County and lies 415 miles [667.9 km]<1> to the southeast of the Hillsboro that is located in Traill County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Vernon County community of Hillsboro.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hillsboro ...

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.

  • Anthony [Norman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anthony
    • Anthony [Norman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Hillsboro
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anthony have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anthony
  • Climax [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Climax
    • Climax [Polk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast of Hillsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 261 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Climax have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Climax
  • Galesburg [Traill County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galesburg
    • Galesburg [Traill County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of Hillsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 101 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Galesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galesburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Galesburg<5>
  • Greenfield [Traill County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield
    • Greenfield [Traill County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Hillsboro
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenfield have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Hunter [Cass County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunter
      • Hunter [Cass County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Hillsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 251 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunter have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hunter<5>
    • Mayville [Traill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayville
      • Mayville [Traill County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Hillsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,781 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayville<5>
    • Murray [Traill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murray
      • Murray [Traill County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Hillsboro
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murray have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murray
    • Roseville [Traill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roseville
      • Roseville [Traill County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Hillsboro
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roseville

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Bismarck, which is the State Capital of North Dakota, lies 178 miles [286.5 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Hillsboro to Bismarck, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take a little over three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 11 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,162 miles [1,870.1 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take about three full days, a buggy would take 46 days and walking would take 66 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,212 miles [9,997.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,975 miles [11,225.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,911 miles [7,903.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hillsboro. 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hillsboro) 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 Hillsboro. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HillsboroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hillsboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.4028, Longitude: -97.0618       In this case, the coordinates for Hillsboro 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 Hillsboro 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 Hillsboro, 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 Hillsboro 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 321.039 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 319.597 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.153 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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