A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Oxford Junction, Nebraska
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Oxford Junction.
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 Oxford Junction, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Oxford Junction and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Oxford Junction 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 Oxford Junction. 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 Oxford Junction.
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 Harlan County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Harlan County sighting report from eBird.
Since Oxford Junction is near Furnas County and also Phelps 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 Oxford Junction.
How Far From Oxford Junction to ...
We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Oxford Junction to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Oxford Junction and extending to:
Communities Also Named Oxford Junction ...
We have found 2 communities that share the name Oxford Junction.
While the name Oxford Junction is unique within Nebraska, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.
Communities Outside of Nebraska
Distance: About 465 miles [748.3 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 1,828 miles [2,941.9 km] to the East Northeast.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Oxford Junction ...
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 Oxford Junction. 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.
Actor. He was born in Hildreth (Nebraska) on Wednesday January 8, 1908 and died in Orange (California) on Saturday October 10, 1998 at an age of 90. He was buried at Fairhaven Memorial Park (Orange County, California) [Map].
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oxford Junction. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/
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This page was last modified: 06 Jun 2019