A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Murdock.
This page contains eight sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).
When in Murdock, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Murdock and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Murdock and surrounding area.
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 Murdock. 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 Murdock.
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 Cass County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Cass County sighting report from eBird.
Since Murdock is near Sarpy County and also Saunders County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:
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 Murdock.
How Far From Murdock 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 village such as Murdock to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Murdock and extending to:
Communities Also Named Murdock ...
We have found 13 communities that share the name Murdock.
While the name Murdock is unique within Nebraska, we know of another 13 communities with the same name in the United States.
Communities Outside of Nebraska
Jump ahead to ...
Distance: About 1,252 miles [2,014.9 km] to the Southeast.
Distance: About 438 miles [704.9 km] to the East.
Distance: About 535 miles [861 km] to the East Southeast.
Our profile page for Murdock, Butler County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Butler County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Distance: About 245 miles [394.3 km] to the South Southwest.
Our profile page for Murdock, Tangipahoa Parish
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Tangipahoa Parish, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Distance: About 300 miles [482.8 km] to the North.
Our profile page for Murdock, Quay County
This community is historic.<8>
Although located in Quay County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Distance: About 647 miles [1,041.2 km] to the East.
Distance: About 903 miles [1,453.2 km] to the East.
Distance: About 901 miles [1,450 km] to the West.
Distance: About 818 miles [1,316.4 km] to the West.
Distance: About 1,287 miles [2,071.2 km] to the West Northwest.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Murdock ...
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.
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 Murdock. 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.
Philip Abbott (Born as Philip Abbott Alexander)
Actor. He was born in Lincoln (Nebraska) on Thursday March 20, 1924 and died in Tarzana (California) on Monday February 23, 1998 at an age of 73. He was buried at San Fernando Mission Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Art Babbit (Born as Arthur Harold Babitsky)
Animator. He was born in Omaha (Nebraska) on Tueday October 8, 1907 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Wednesday March 4, 1992 at an age of 84. He was buried at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Actor. He was born in Omaha (Nebraska) on Saturday December 3, 1870 and died in New York (New York) on Thursday November 18, 1943 at an age of 72. He was buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York) [Map].
Bob Boozer (Robert Louis Boozer)
Professional basketball. He was born in Omaha (Nebraska) on Monday April 26, 1937 and died in Omaha (Nebraska) on Saturday May 19, 2012 at an age of 75. He was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Douglas County, Nebraska) [Map].
Oscar winning actor, director, activist. He was born in Omaha (Nebraska) on Thursday April 3, 1924 and died in Westwood (California) on Thursday July 1, 2004 at an age of 80.
Leslie Brooks (Born as Virginia Leslie Gettman)
Actress. She was born in Lincoln (Nebraska) on Thursday July 13, 1922 and died in Sherman Oaks (California) on Friday July 1, 2011 at an age of 89. She was buried at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Samuel Earl 'Wahoo Sam' Crawford
Major League Baseball. He was born in Wahoo (Nebraska) on Sunday April 18, 1880 and died in Hollywood (California) on Saturday June 15, 1968 at an age of 88. He was buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Gerald Ford (Born as Leslie Lynch King)
38th President of the US (1974 - 1977). He was born in Omaha (Nebraska) on Monday July 14, 1913 and died in Rancho Mirage (California) on Tueday December 26, 2006 at an age of 93.
Aviation pioneer. He was born in Plainfield (Illinois) on Wednesday April 4, 1888 and died in Lincoln (Nebraska) on Friday May 6, 1921 at an age of 33. He was buried at Plainfield Twp. Cemetery (Will County, Illinois) [Map].
Gordon MacRae (Albert Gordon MacRae)
Actor, singer. He was born in East Orange (New Jersey) on Saturday March 12, 1921 and died in Lincoln (Nebraska) on Friday January 24, 1986 at an age of 64. He was buried at Wyuka Cemetery (Lancaster County, Nebraska) [Map].
Buddy Miles (George Allen Miles, Jr.)
Musician. He was born in Omaha (Nebraska) on Friday September 5, 1947 and died in Austin (Texas) on Tueday February 26, 2008 at an age of 60.
Anne Ramsey (Born as Anne Mobley)
Actress. She was born in Omaha (Nebraska) on Wednesday March 27, 1929 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Thursday August 11, 1988 at an age of 59. She was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Douglas County, Nebraska) [Map].
Angelo Rossitto (Angelo Salvatore Rossitto)
Actor, sideshow performer. He was born in Omaha (Nebraska) on Tueday February 18, 1908 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Saturday September 21, 1991 at an age of 83. He was buried at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Murdock. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Cass County: www.cassne.org/
The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/
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This page was last modified: 06 Jun 2019