A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Piper.
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 Piper, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Piper and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Piper 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 Piper. 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 Piper.
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 Morrill County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Morrill County sighting report from eBird.
Since Piper is near Scotts Bluff County and also Box Butte 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 Piper.
How Far From Piper 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 Piper to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Piper and extending to:
Communities Also Named Piper ...
We have found 9 communities that share the name Piper.
While the name Piper is unique within Nebraska, we know of another 9 communities with the same name in the United States.
Communities Outside of Nebraska
Jump ahead to ...
Distance: About 1,069 miles [1,720.4 km] to the East Southeast.
Distance: About 448 miles [721 km] to the East.
Distance: About 476 miles [766 km] to the East Southeast.
Our profile page for Piper, Ogemaw County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Ogemaw County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Distance: About 542 miles [872.3 km] to the East Southeast.
Distance: About 464 miles [746.7 km] to the Northwest.
Distance: About 469 miles [754.8 km] to the Southeast.
Distance: About 1,295 miles [2,084.1 km] to the East.
Hot Springs County
Our profile page for Piper, Hot Springs County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Hot Springs County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Piper ...
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 Piper. 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.
John Leonard 'Johnny' Hopp
Major League Baseball. He was born in Hastings (Nebraska) on Tueday July 18, 1916 and died in Scottsbluff (Nebraska) on Sunday June 1, 2003 at an age of 86. He was buried at Parkview Cemetery (Adams County, Nebraska) [Map].
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Piper. 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