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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Lisbon, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Lisbon and the surrounding area.

  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks 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 this GPS location for Lisbon:
    • 44.213396, -71.910923
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Lisbon
  • 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:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Lisbon ...

We found 34 communities that share the name Lisbon.

Within New Hampshire, the name Lisbon is unique.

Beyond New Hampshire, we know of another 34 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 34 communities, 33 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Union County
      • This Lisbon is located in Union County and lies 1,350 miles [2,172.6 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Lisbon that is located in Grafton County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Union County community of Lisbon.
    • California
      • Shasta County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Shasta County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Shasta County community of Lisbon.
    • Connecticut
      • New London County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Connecticut community of Lisbon [New London County].
    • Florida
      • Lake County
      • This Lisbon is located in Lake County and lies 1,190 miles [1,915.1 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Lisbon that is located in Grafton County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lake County community of Lisbon.
    • Georgia
      • Lincoln County
      • This Lisbon is located in Lincoln County and lies 908 miles [1,461.3 km]<1> to the southwest of the Lisbon that is located in Grafton County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lincoln County community of Lisbon.
      • Walker County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Lisbon [Walker County].
    • Illinois
      • Kendall County
      • This Lisbon is located in Kendall County and lies 858 miles [1,380.8 km]<1> to the west of the Lisbon that is located in Grafton County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kendall County community of Lisbon.
    • Indiana
      • Henry County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Indiana community of Lisbon [Henry County].
      • Noble County
      • This Lisbon is located in Noble County and lies 702 miles [1,129.8 km]<1> to the west of the Lisbon that is located in Grafton County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Noble County community of Lisbon.
    • Iowa
      • Linn County
      • This Lisbon is located in Linn County and lies 992 miles [1,596.5 km]<1> to the west of the Lisbon that is located in Grafton County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Linn County community of Lisbon.
    • Kansas
      • Chautauqua County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Lisbon [Chautauqua County].
      • Gove County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Gove County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gove County community of Lisbon.
      • Logan County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Lisbon [Logan County].
    • Louisiana
      • Claiborne Parish
      • This Lisbon is located in Claiborne Parish and lies 1,373 miles [2,209.6 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Lisbon that is located in Grafton County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Claiborne Parish community of Lisbon.
    • Maine
      • Androscoggin County
      • This Lisbon is located in Androscoggin County and lies 90 miles [144.8 km]<1> to the east of the Lisbon that is located in Grafton County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Androscoggin County community of Lisbon.
    • Maryland
      • Howard County
      • This Lisbon is located in Howard County and lies 428 miles [688.8 km]<1> to the southwest of the Lisbon that is located in Grafton County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Howard County community of Lisbon.
    • Michigan
      • Kent County
      • This Lisbon is located in Kent County and lies 696 miles [1,120.1 km]<1> to the west of the Lisbon that is located in Grafton County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kent County community of Lisbon.
    • Missouri
      • Howard County
      • This Lisbon is located in Howard County and lies 1,135 miles [1,826.6 km]<1> to the west of the Lisbon that is located in Grafton County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Howard County community of Lisbon.
    • Nebraska
      • Perkins County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Perkins County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Perkins County community of Lisbon.
    • New Mexico
      • Grant County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New Mexico community of Lisbon [Grant County].
      • Hidalgo County
      • This Lisbon is located in Hidalgo County and lies 2,129 miles [3,426.3 km]<1> to the west of the Lisbon that is located in Grafton County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hidalgo County community of Lisbon.
    • New York
      • Saint Lawrence County
      • This Lisbon is located in Saint Lawrence County and lies 171 miles [275.2 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Lisbon that is located in Grafton County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Lawrence County community of Lisbon.
    • North Carolina
      • Bladen County
      • This Lisbon is located in Bladen County and lies 756 miles [1,216.7 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Lisbon that is located in Grafton County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bladen County community of Lisbon.
      • Sampson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Lisbon [Sampson County].
    • North Dakota
      • Ransom County
      • This Lisbon is located in Ransom County and lies 1,254 miles [2,018.1 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Lisbon that is located in Grafton County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ransom County community of Lisbon.
    • Ohio
      • Clark County
      • This Lisbon is located in Clark County and lies 671 miles [1,079.9 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Lisbon that is located in Grafton County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clark County community of Lisbon.
      • Columbiana County
      • This Lisbon is located in Columbiana County and lies 508 miles [817.5 km] to the west southwest of the Lisbon that is located in Grafton County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Columbiana County community of Lisbon.
    • Ontario
      • This Lisbon lies 444 miles [714.5 km]<1> to the west of the Lisbon that is located in Grafton County.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Venango County
      • This Lisbon is located in Venango County and lies 450 miles [724.2 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Lisbon that is located in Grafton County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Venango County community of Lisbon.
    • South Carolina
      • Laurens County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Carolina community of Lisbon [Laurens County].
      • Richland County
      • This community is historic and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Carolina community of Lisbon [Richland County].
    • Tennessee
      • Hardeman County
      • This Lisbon is located in Hardeman County and lies 1,097 miles [1,765.5 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Lisbon that is located in Grafton County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hardeman County community of Lisbon.
    • Texas
      • Dallas County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Lisbon [Dallas County].
    • Virginia
      • Bedford County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Lisbon [Bedford County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lisbon ...

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 wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Bath
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bath have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bath
    • Bath is located in Grafton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,107 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bath <5>
  • Ireland
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ireland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ireland
    • Ireland is located in Grafton County
  • Jockey Hill
    (Less than 2 miles to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jockey Hill
    • Jockey Hill is located in Grafton County
  • Mountain Lakes
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Lakes have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Lakes
    • Mountain Lakes is located in Grafton County
  • Nutter
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nutter have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nutter
    • Nutter is located in Grafton County
  • Savageville
    (Less than 2 miles to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Savageville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Savageville
    • Savageville is located in Grafton County
  • Sugar Hill
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
  • Swiftwater
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swiftwater have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swiftwater
    • Swiftwater is located in Grafton County
  • Tinkerville
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tinkerville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tinkerville
    • Tinkerville is located in Grafton County

How Far From Lisbon to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Lisbon to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Lisbon and extending to:

  • Woodsville, which is the Seat of Grafton County, lies just to the West Southwest.
  • Concord, which is the State Capital of New Hampshire, lies 71 miles [114.3 km]<1> to the south southeast (SSE). If you could drive a straight line from Lisbon to Concord, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 4 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take about three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC) is 452 miles [727.4 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving would take most of a day, a buggy would take 18 days and walking would take 26 days.
  • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,467 miles [8,798.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,184 miles [9,952.2 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,059 miles [6,532.3 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<10>

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

The official website for State of New Hampshire: https://www.nh.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Lisbon) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lisbon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2134, Longitude: -71.9109       In this case, the coordinates for Lisbon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 Lisbon, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Lisbon 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.
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>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 Lisbon to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 304.209 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.147 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 300.005 degrees.









 

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