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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 Second College Grant, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Second College Grant and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • 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 Second College Grant:
    • 44.913938, -71.113131
    • 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 Second College Grant
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Second College Grant ...

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.

  • Clarksville [Coos County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksville
    • Clarksville [Coos County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Second College Grant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 251 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarksville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksville
  • Errol [Coos County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Errol
    • Errol [Coos County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Second College Grant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 265 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Errol
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Errol<3>
  • Happy Corner [Coos County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Happy Corner
    • Happy Corner [Coos County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Second College Grant
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Happy Corner
  • Kidderville [Coos County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kidderville
    • Kidderville [Coos County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the west of Second College Grant
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kidderville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kidderville
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    • Lincoln Plantation [Oxford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln Plantation
      • Lincoln Plantation [Oxford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Second College Grant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 44 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln Plantation have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln Plantation
    • Middle Dam [Oxford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middle Dam
      • Middle Dam [Oxford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Second College Grant
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middle Dam have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middle Dam
    • Pleasant Island [Oxford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Island
      • Pleasant Island [Oxford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Second College Grant
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Island have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Island
    • Upper Dam [Oxford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upper Dam
      • Upper Dam [Oxford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Second College Grant
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upper Dam
    • Upper Kidderville [Coos County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upper Kidderville
      • Upper Kidderville [Coos County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the west of Second College Grant
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Upper Kidderville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upper Kidderville

How Far From Second College Grant 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 Second College Grant to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Lancaster, which is the Seat of Coos County and lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Second College Grant to Lancaster, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take over two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just about two full days.
    • Concord, which is the State Capital of New Hampshire, lies 119 miles [191.5 km] to the south (S). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 514 miles [827.2 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 20 days and walking would take 30 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,408 miles [8,703.3 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,126 miles [9,858.8 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,001 miles [6,439 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New Hampshire

About Coos County

About New Hampshire

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Second College Grant. 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Second College Grant) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Second College Grant. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Second College Grant

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Second College Grant. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9139, Longitude: -71.1131       In this case, the coordinates for Second College Grant have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>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 Second College Grant to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 303.596 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 299.582 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 299.243 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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