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Introduction ...

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

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

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Saint Libory 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 Saint Libory. 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 Saint Libory.

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

The Howard County sighting report from eBird.

Since Saint Libory is near Merrick County and also Hall County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:

Sighting report for Merrick County

Sighting report for Hall 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 Saint Libory.

How Far From Saint Libory 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 Saint Libory to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Saint Paul [Map], which is the Seat of Howard County, lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Saint Libory to Saint Paul, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
  • Lincoln [Map], which is the State Capital of Nebraska, lies 88 miles [141.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,135 miles [1,826.6 km] to the East (E). Driving would take over two days, a buggy would take 45 days and walking would take 65 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,593 miles [10,610.4 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 7,349 miles [11,827.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,257 miles [8,460.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Saint Libory ...

While the name Saint Libory is unique within Nebraska, we know of one more community in the United States.


Communities Outside of Nebraska

Illinois

Saint Clair County

Our profile page for Saint Libory, Saint Clair County   [Map]

Distance: About 495 miles [796.6 km] to the East Southeast.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Saint Libory ...

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.

Archer   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast of Saint Libory   [Map]

Cairo   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Elba   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Farwell   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Grand Island   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South   [Map]

Hord   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the East   [Map]

Howard City   -   18 miles [29 km] to the West   [Map]

Murphy   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Paddock   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the East   [Map]

Worms   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [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 Saint Libory. 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.

Edith Abbott

Social activist, educator, author. She was born in Grand Island (Nebraska) on Tueday September 26, 1876 and died in Grand Island (Nebraska) on Monday July 29, 1957 at an age of 80. She was buried at Grand Island Cemetery (Hall County, Nebraska) [Map].

Grand Island [Map] is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south of Saint Libory

Grand Island [Map] is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south of Saint Libory

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Edith Abbott<7>

Grace Abbott

Social activist. She was born in Grand Island (Nebraska) on Sunday November 17, 1878 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Monday June 19, 1939 at an age of 60. She was buried at Grand Island Cemetery (Hall County, Nebraska) [Map].

Grand Island [Map] is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south of Saint Libory

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Grace Abbott

Henry Fonda     (Henry Jaynes Fonda)

Oscar winning actor. He was born in Grand Island (Nebraska) on Tueday May 16, 1905 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Thursday August 12, 1982 at an age of 77.

Grand Island [Map] is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south of Saint Libory

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Henry Fonda

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Nebraska

About Howard County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Saint Libory) 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 Saint Libory. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint Libory

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Libory. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0827, Longitude: -98.3557     [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 Saint Libory 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 321.79 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 319.673 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 314.225 degrees.

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<7>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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