A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Orella.
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 Orella, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Orella and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Orella 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 Orella. 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 Orella.
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 Orella is near Dawes County and also Fall River 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 Orella.
How Far From Orella 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 Orella to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Orella and extending to:
Communities Also Named Orella ...
While the name Orella is unique within Nebraska, we know of one more community in the United States.
Communities Outside of Nebraska
Santa Barbara County
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 1,062 miles [1,709.1 km] to the West Southwest.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Orella ...
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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Orella. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Sioux County: www.co.sioux.ne.us/
The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/
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This page was last modified: 06 Jun 2019