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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 Spraguetown, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Spraguetown 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 Spraguetown:
    • 43.132854, -73.478169
    • 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 Spraguetown
  • 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 Spraguetown ...

We have found one communities that share the name Spraguetown.

Within New York, the name Spraguetown is unique.

Beyond New York, there is another community also named Spraguetown in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • New Jersey
      • Ocean County
      • This Spraguetown is located in Ocean County and lies 244 miles [392.7 km]<1> to the south of the Spraguetown that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spraguetown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ocean County community of Spraguetown.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Spraguetown ...

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.

  • Argyle
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Argyle
    • Argyle lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Spraguetown.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 291 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Argyle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Argyle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Argyle<3>
  • Bacon Hill
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bacon Hill
    • Bacon Hill lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Spraguetown.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bacon Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bacon Hill
  • Coveville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coveville
    • Coveville lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Spraguetown.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coveville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coveville
  • Eagleville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagleville
    • Eagleville lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Spraguetown.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagleville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagleville
  • Fly Summit
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fly Summit
    • Fly Summit lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Spraguetown.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fly Summit
  • Gates
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gates
    • Gates lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Spraguetown.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gates
  • Goose Island
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goose Island
    • Goose Island lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Spraguetown.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goose Island have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goose Island
  • Greenwich
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwich
    • Greenwich lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Spraguetown.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,698 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwich have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwich
  • Jewell Corner
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jewell Corner
    • Jewell Corner lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Spraguetown.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jewell Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jewell Corner
  • Lick Springs
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lick Springs
    • Lick Springs lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Spraguetown.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lick Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lick Springs
  • Middle Falls
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middle Falls
    • Middle Falls lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Spraguetown.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middle Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middle Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middle Falls<3>
  • Starks Knob
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Starks Knob
    • Starks Knob lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Spraguetown.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Starks Knob have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starks Knob
  • Victory Mills
  • Village of Victory
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Village of Victory
    • Village of Victory lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Spraguetown.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 574 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Village of Victory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Village of Victory has also been known as:
    • Victory village
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Village of Victory

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

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

  • Hudson Falls, which is the Seat of Washington County, lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Spraguetown to Hudson Falls, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
  • Albany, which is the State Capital of New York, lies 35 miles [56.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take just about two full days and walking would take most of two days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC) is 346 miles [556.8 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving would take five to six hours, a buggy would take 14 days and walking would take 20 days.
  • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,574 miles [8,970.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,289 miles [10,121.2 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,165 miles [6,702.9 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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

The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.ny.us

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.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- Spraguetown) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spraguetown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1329, Longitude: -73.4782       In this case, the coordinates for Spraguetown 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 Spraguetown 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 305.334 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 301.227 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 301.294 degrees.




 

 

 

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