A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Roach.
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 Roach, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Roach and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Roach 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 Roach. 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 Roach.
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 Scotts Bluff County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Scotts Bluff County sighting report from eBird.
Since Roach is near Furnas County and also Sioux 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 Roach.
How Far From Roach 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 Roach to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Roach and extending to:
Communities Also Named Roach ...
We have found 10 communities that share the name Roach.
Within Nebraska, there is just one other community named Roach. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 9 communities in the United States and Canada - with 9 of those located in the United States.
We have broken our list into two sections:
Communities Outside of Nebraska
Jump ahead to ...
Distance: About 1,557 miles [2,505.7 km] to the East Southeast.
Distance: About 1,390 miles [2,237 km] to the East Southeast.
Distance: About 648 miles [1,042.9 km] to the East Southeast.
Distance: About 755 miles [1,215.1 km] to the West Southwest.
Distance: About 1,843 miles [2,966 km] to the East Northeast.
Our profile page for Roach, Logan County
This community is historic.<7>
Although located in Logan County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Our profile page for Roach, Warren County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Warren County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Distance: About 812 miles [1,306.8 km] to the Southeast.
Our profile page for Roach, Cabell County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Cabell County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Roach ...
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 Roach. 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 Roach. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Scotts Bluff County: www.scottsbluffcounty.org/
The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
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This page was last modified: 06 Jun 2019