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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Rogers.

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 Rogers, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Rogers and the surrounding area.

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Rogers and surrounding area.

Astronomy ...

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 Rogers. 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 Rogers.

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 Colfax County as the starting point when you click on the link below:

The Colfax County sighting report from eBird.

Since Rogers is near Butler County and also Dodge County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:

Sighting report for Butler County

Sighting report for Dodge County

Waymarking ...

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 Rogers.

How Far From Rogers 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 village such as Rogers to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Rogers and extending to:

  • Schuyler [Map], which is the Seat of Colfax County, lies just to the West.
  • Lincoln [Map], which is the State Capital of Nebraska, lies 46 miles [74 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). If you could walk a straight line from Rogers to Lincoln, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take about three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of two days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,061 miles [1,707.5 km] to the East (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take over two days, a buggy would take 42 days and walking would take 61 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,526 miles [10,502.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,280 miles [11,716 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,185 miles [8,344.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Rogers ...

We have found 45 communities that share the name Rogers.

While the name Rogers is unique within Nebraska, we know of another 45 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Outside of Nebraska

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Alabama

DeKalb County

Our profile page for Rogers, DeKalb County   [Map]

Distance: About 766 miles [1,232.8 km] to the Southeast.

Arkansas

Benton County

Our profile page for Rogers, Benton County   [Map]

Distance: About 385 miles [619.6 km] to the South Southeast.

British Columbia

Our profile page for Rogers   [Map]

Distance: About 1,191 miles [1,916.7 km] to the Northwest.

California

Kern County

Our profile page for Rogers, Kern County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>

Although located in Kern County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Connecticut

Windham County

Our profile page for Rogers, Windham County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,286 miles [2,069.6 km] to the East.

Florida

Volusia County

Our profile page for Rogers, Volusia County   [Map]

This community is historic.<8>

Distance: About 1,233 miles [1,984.3 km] to the Southeast.

Georgia

Burke County

Our profile page for Rogers, Burke County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Burke County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Jenkins County

Our profile page for Rogers, Jenkins County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,009 miles [1,623.8 km] to the East Southeast.

Madison County

Our profile page for Rogers, Madison County   [Map]

Distance: About 894 miles [1,438.8 km] to the East Southeast.

Union County

Our profile page for Rogers, Union County   [Map]

This community is historic.

Distance: About 831 miles [1,337.4 km] to the East Southeast.

Indiana

Pike County

Our profile page for Rogers, Pike County   [Map]

Distance: About 550 miles [885.1 km] to the East Southeast.

Iowa

Linn County

Our profile page for Rogers, Linn County   [Map]

Distance: About 279 miles [449 km] to the East Northeast.

Kansas

Chautauqua County

Our profile page for Rogers, Chautauqua County   [Map]

Distance: About 300 miles [482.8 km] to the South.

Cheyenne County

Our profile page for Rogers, Cheyenne County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Cheyenne County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Kentucky

Scott County

Our profile page for Rogers, Scott County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Scott County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Wolfe County

Our profile page for Rogers, Wolfe County   [Map]

Distance: About 750 miles [1,207 km] to the East Southeast.

Louisiana

La Salle Parish

Our profile page for Rogers, La Salle Parish   [Map]

Distance: About 733 miles [1,179.6 km] to the South Southeast.

Morehouse Parish

Our profile page for Rogers, Morehouse Parish   [Map]

Distance: About 648 miles [1,042.9 km] to the South Southeast.

Maryland

Baltimore County

Our profile page for Rogers, Baltimore County   [Map]

This community is historic.

Distance: About 1,069 miles [1,720.4 km] to the East.

Michigan

Genesee County

Our profile page for Rogers, Genesee County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Genesee County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Iron County

Our profile page for Rogers, Iron County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Iron County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Kent County

Our profile page for Rogers, Kent County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Kent County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Ontonagon County

Our profile page for Rogers, Ontonagon County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Ontonagon County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Otsego County

Our profile page for Rogers, Otsego County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Otsego County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Minnesota

Hennepin County

Our profile page for Rogers, Hennepin County   [Map]

Distance: About 307 miles [494.1 km] to the North Northeast.

Le Sueur County

Our profile page for Rogers, Le Sueur County   [Map]

Distance: About 256 miles [412 km] to the Northeast.

Mississippi

George County

Our profile page for Rogers, George County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in George County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Montana

Cascade County

Our profile page for Rogers, Cascade County   [Map]

Distance: About 808 miles [1,300.3 km] to the Northwest.

New Mexico

Dona Ana County

Our profile page for Rogers, Dona Ana County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Dona Ana County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Roosevelt County

Our profile page for Rogers, Roosevelt County   [Map]

This community is historic.

Distance: About 620 miles [997.8 km] to the Southwest.

Santa Fe County

Our profile page for Rogers, Santa Fe County

This community is historic.

Although located in Santa Fe County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

New York

Clinton County

Our profile page for Rogers, Clinton County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,191 miles [1,916.7 km] to the East Northeast.

North Dakota

Barnes County

Our profile page for Rogers, Barnes County   [Map]

Distance: About 392 miles [630.9 km] to the North.

Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Rogers   [Map]

Distance: About 1,709 miles [2,750.4 km] to the East Northeast.

Ohio

Columbiana County

Our profile page for Rogers, Columbiana County   [Map]

Distance: About 847 miles [1,363.1 km] to the East.

Oklahoma

Craig County

Our profile page for Rogers, Craig County   [Map]

Distance: About 327 miles [526.3 km] to the South Southeast.

Oregon

Baker County

Our profile page for Rogers, Baker County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,074 miles [1,728.4 km] to the West Northwest.

Coos County

Our profile page for Rogers, Coos County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,392 miles [2,240.2 km] to the West Northwest.

Saskatchewan

Our profile page for Rogers

Although located in , we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Tennessee

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Rogers, Cumberland County   [Map]

Distance: About 754 miles [1,213.4 km] to the East Southeast.

Texas

Bell County

Our profile page for Rogers, Bell County   [Map]

Distance: About 727 miles [1,170 km] to the South.

Fannin County

Our profile page for Rogers, Fannin County   [Map]

Distance: About 548 miles [881.9 km] to the South.

Nueces County

Our profile page for Rogers, Nueces County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Nueces County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Taylor County

Our profile page for Rogers, Taylor County   [Map]

Distance: About 659 miles [1,060.6 km] to the South Southwest.

Virginia

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Rogers, Montgomery County   [Map]

Distance: About 931 miles [1,498.3 km] to the East Southeast.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rogers ...

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.

Cedar Bluffs   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the East of Rogers   [Map]

Colon   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Columbus   -   23 miles [37 km] to the West   [Map]

David City   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Dodge   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the North   [Map]

Rescue (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]

Scribner   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Wahoo   -   23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

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 Rogers. 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.

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].

Wahoo [Map] is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Rogers

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Samuel Earl 'Wahoo Sam' Crawford<9>

Andrew Higgins     (Andrew Jackson Higgins)

Inventor, shipbuilder, industrialist. He was born in Columbus (Nebraska) on Saturday August 28, 1886 and died in New Orleans (Louisiana) on Friday August 1, 1952 at an age of 66. He was buried at Metairie Cemetery (Orleans Parish, Louisiana) [Map].

Columbus [Map] is located 23 miles [37 km] to the west of Rogers

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andrew Higgins

Jo Ann Marlowe     (Born as Jo Ann Mares)

Actress. She was born in Schuyler (Nebraska) on Sunday December 15, 1935 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Wednesday January 2, 1991 at an age of 55. She was buried at San Fernando Mission Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Schuyler [Map] is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west of Rogers

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jo Ann Marlowe

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Nebraska

About Colfax County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rogers. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Colfax County: www.colfaxcounty.ne.gov/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rogers) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Rogers. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rogers

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rogers. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4652, Longitude: -96.9157     [Map].

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Rogers to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 320.787 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 318.561 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 313.397 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Rogers could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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<8>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Rogers, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<9>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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