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The location of Montrose









Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Montrose.

This page contains seven sections:

Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Montrose, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Montrose and the surrounding area.

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Montrose and surrounding area.

Astronomy ...

Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help amateurs find their way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website lists the visible planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their track 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 the location for Montrose. Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude for your actual position.

The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Montrose.

Bird Watching ...

We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.

The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Sioux County as the starting point when you click on the link below:

The Sioux County sighting report from eBird.

Since Montrose is near Fall River County and also Dawes County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:

Sighting report for Fall River County

Sighting report for Dawes County

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:

The Waymark.com website, centered on Montrose.

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers and using the location of where the historic<1> community of Montrose once stood, the straight-line distance<2> beginning in Montrose and extending to:

  • Harrison [Map], which is the Seat of Sioux County, lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Montrose to Harrison, with an average speed<3> 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 five to six hours.
  • Lincoln [Map], which is the State Capital of Nebraska, lies 389 miles [626 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of a day, a buggy would take 16 days and walking would take 23 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,414 miles [2,275.6 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 56 days and walking would take 81 days.
  • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,654 miles [10,708.6 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,418 miles [11,938.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,359 miles [8,624.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<7>

Communities Also Named Montrose ...

We have found 37 communities that share the name Montrose.

While the name Montrose is unique within Nebraska, we know of another 37 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Outside of Nebraska

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Alabama

Baldwin County

Our profile page for Montrose, Baldwin County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,218 miles [1,960.2 km] to the Southeast.

Arkansas

Ashley County

Our profile page for Montrose, Ashley County   [Map]

Distance: About 937 miles [1,508 km] to the Southeast.

British Columbia

Our profile page for Montrose   [Map]

Distance: About 787 miles [1,266.6 km] to the Northwest.

California

Los Angeles County

Our profile page for Montrose, Los Angeles County   [Map]

Distance: About 984 miles [1,583.6 km] to the West Southwest.

Colorado

Montrose County

Our profile page for Montrose, Montrose County   [Map]

Distance: About 375 miles [603.5 km] to the Southwest.

Georgia

Laurens County

Our profile page for Montrose, Laurens County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,326 miles [2,134 km] to the East Southeast.

Twiggs County

Our profile page for Montrose, Twiggs County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>

Although located in Twiggs County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Illinois

Cook County

Our profile page for Montrose, Cook County   [Map]

Distance: About 815 miles [1,311.6 km] to the East.

Effingham County

Our profile page for Montrose, Effingham County   [Map]

Distance: About 839 miles [1,350.2 km] to the East Southeast.

Iowa

Lee County

Our profile page for Montrose, Lee County   [Map]

Distance: About 655 miles [1,054.1 km] to the East.

Kansas

Jewell County

Our profile page for Montrose, Jewell County   [Map]

Distance: About 363 miles [584.2 km] to the Southeast.

Kentucky

Fayette County

Our profile page for Montrose, Fayette County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,065 miles [1,714 km] to the East Southeast.

Louisiana

Natchitoches Parish

Our profile page for Montrose, Natchitoches Parish   [Map]

Distance: About 979 miles [1,575.5 km] to the Southeast.

Maryland

Charles County

Our profile page for Montrose, Charles County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,418 miles [2,282 km] to the East.

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Montrose, Montgomery County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,405 miles [2,261.1 km] to the East.

Massachusetts

Middlesex County

Our profile page for Montrose, Middlesex County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,647 miles [2,650.6 km] to the East.

Michigan

Genesee County

Our profile page for Montrose, Genesee County   [Map]

Distance: About 998 miles [1,606.1 km] to the East.

Minnesota

Wright County

Our profile page for Montrose, Wright County   [Map]

Distance: About 508 miles [817.5 km] to the East Northeast.

Mississippi

Jasper County

Our profile page for Montrose, Jasper County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,086 miles [1,747.7 km] to the Southeast.

Missouri

Henry County

Our profile page for Montrose, Henry County   [Map]

Distance: About 603 miles [970.4 km] to the East Southeast.

New Jersey

Monmouth County

Our profile page for Montrose, Monmouth County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,526 miles [2,455.9 km] to the East.

New York

Westchester County

Our profile page for Montrose, Westchester County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,523 miles [2,451 km] to the East.

North Carolina

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Montrose, Cumberland County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Cumberland County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Hoke County

Our profile page for Montrose, Hoke County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,411 miles [2,270.8 km] to the East Southeast.

Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Montrose   [Map]

Distance: About 1,969 miles [3,168.8 km] to the East Northeast.

Ohio

Summit County

Our profile page for Montrose, Summit County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,136 miles [1,828.2 km] to the East.

Ontario

Our profile page for Montrose   [Map]

Distance: About 1,238 miles [1,992.4 km] to the East.

Pennsylvania

Allegheny County

Our profile page for Montrose, Allegheny County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Allegheny County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Berks County

Our profile page for Montrose, Berks County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,436 miles [2,311 km] to the East.

Susquehanna County

Our profile page for Montrose, Susquehanna County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,416 miles [2,278.8 km] to the East.

Prince Edward Island

Our profile page for Montrose   [Map]

Distance: About 1,938 miles [3,118.9 km] to the East Northeast.

South Carolina

Chesterfield County

Our profile page for Montrose, Chesterfield County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,399 miles [2,251.5 km] to the East Southeast.

South Dakota

McCook County

Our profile page for Montrose, McCook County   [Map]

Distance: About 333 miles [535.9 km] to the East.

Virginia

Henrico County

Our profile page for Montrose, Henrico County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,431 miles [2,303 km] to the East.

West Virginia

Randolph County

Our profile page for Montrose, Randolph County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,269 miles [2,042.3 km] to the East.

Wisconsin

Dane County

Our profile page for Montrose, Dane County   [Map]

Distance: About 714 miles [1,149.1 km] to the East.

Manitowoc County

Our profile page for Montrose, Manitowoc County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Manitowoc County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Montrose ...

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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Dakota Junction   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the East of Montrose   [Map]

Dennis (SD)   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the North   [Map]

Five Points   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]

Glen   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the South   [Map]

Hat Creek (WY) (Historic)   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the West   [Map]

Horn   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Igloo (SD)   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the North   [Map]

Node (WY)   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Pine Ridge   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Rocky Ford (SD)   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the North   [Map]

Story   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Nebraska

About Sioux County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Sioux County: www.co.sioux.ne.us/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Montrose, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Montrose) 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 Montrose. 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 Montrose

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Montrose. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9223, Longitude: -103.7294     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Montrose have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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.

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<4>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 Montrose to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 325.835 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 324.575 degrees.

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<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 316.858 degrees.

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<8>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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock 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 Montrose 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.

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