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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 Arthur, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Arthur 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 Arthur:
    • 41.194771, -84.360780
    • 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 Arthur
  • 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 Arthur ...

We found 30 communities that share the name Arthur.

Within Ohio, the name Arthur is unique.

Beyond Ohio, we know of another 30 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 30 communities, 29 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Lauderdale County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Alabama community of Arthur [Lauderdale County].
    • Arkansas
      • Conway County
      • This Arthur is located in Conway County and lies 605 miles [973.7 km]<2> to the southwest of the Arthur that is located in Paulding County.
      • Jump to a Google Map centered on Arthur
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Conway County community of Arthur.
      • Grant County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Arthur [Grant County].
      • Poinsett 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 Arkansas community of Arthur [Poinsett County].
    • Georgia
      • Laurens County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Arthur [Laurens County].
    • Illinois
      • Douglas County
      • This Arthur is located in Douglas County and lies 238 miles [383 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Arthur that is located in Paulding County.
      • Jump to a Google Map centered on Arthur
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Douglas County community of Arthur.
    • Indiana
      • Pike County
      • This Arthur is located in Pike County and lies 249 miles [400.7 km]<2> to the southwest of the Arthur that is located in Paulding County.
      • Jump to a Google Map centered on Arthur
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pike County community of Arthur.
    • Iowa
      • Ida County
      • This Arthur is located in Ida County and lies 570 miles [917.3 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Arthur that is located in Paulding County.
      • Jump to a Google Map centered on Arthur
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ida County community of Arthur.
    • Kansas
      • Hodgeman County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Arthur [Hodgeman County].
      • Ness 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 Arthur [Ness County].
    • Kentucky
      • Edmonson County
      • This Arthur is located in Edmonson County and lies 294 miles [473.1 km]<2> to the south southwest of the Arthur that is located in Paulding County.
      • Jump to a Google Map centered on Arthur
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Edmonson County community of Arthur.
      • Letcher County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kentucky community of Arthur [Letcher County].
    • Michigan
      • Saginaw County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Arthur [Saginaw County].
    • Missouri
      • Vernon County
      • This Arthur is located in Vernon County and lies 575 miles [925.4 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Arthur that is located in Paulding County.
      • Jump to a Google Map centered on Arthur
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Vernon County community of Arthur.
    • Montana
      • Richland County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Montana community of Arthur [Richland County].
    • Nebraska
      • Arthur County
      • This Arthur is located in Arthur County and lies 896 miles [1,442 km]<2> to the west of the Arthur that is located in Paulding County.
      • Jump to a Google Map centered on Arthur
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Arthur County community of Arthur.
    • Nevada
      • Elko County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Nevada community of Arthur [Elko County].
    • New York
      • Oswego County
      • This Arthur is located in Oswego County and lies 443 miles [712.9 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Arthur that is located in Paulding County.
      • Jump to a Google Map centered on Arthur
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Oswego County community of Arthur.
    • North Carolina
      • Pitt County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Arthur [Pitt County].
    • North Dakota
      • Cass County
      • This Arthur is located in Cass County and lies 754 miles [1,213.4 km]<2> to the northwest of the Arthur that is located in Paulding County.
      • Jump to a Google Map centered on Arthur
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cass County community of Arthur.
    • Oklahoma
      • Stephens County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Oklahoma community of Arthur [Stephens County].
    • Ontario
      • This Arthur lies 266 miles [428.1 km]<2> to the northeast of the Arthur that is located in Paulding County.
      • Jump to a Google Map centered on Arthur
    • Oregon
      • Multnomah County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Oregon community of Arthur [Multnomah County].
    • South Carolina
      • Lexington County
      • This Arthur is located in Lexington County and lies 528 miles [849.7 km]<2> to the south southeast of the Arthur that is located in Paulding County.
      • Jump to a Google Map centered on Arthur
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lexington County community of Arthur.
    • Tennessee
      • Claiborne County
      • This Arthur is located in Claiborne County and lies 322 miles [518.2 km]<2> to the south of the Arthur that is located in Paulding County.
      • Jump to a Google Map centered on Arthur
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Claiborne County community of Arthur.
    • Texas
      • Lamar County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Arthur [Lamar County].
    • Utah
      • Salt Lake County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Utah community of Arthur [Salt Lake County].
    • Virginia
      • Montgomery County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Arthur [Montgomery County].
    • West Virginia
      • Grant County
      • This Arthur is located in Grant County and lies 313 miles [503.7 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Arthur that is located in Paulding County.
      • Jump to a Google Map centered on Arthur
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grant County community of Arthur.
    • Wisconsin
      • Grant County
      • This Arthur is located in Grant County and lies 332 miles [534.3 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Arthur that is located in Paulding County.
      • Jump to a Google Map centered on Arthur
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grant County community of Arthur.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Arthur ...

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.

  • Continental
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Continental have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Continental
    • Continental is located in Putnam County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,085 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Continental
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Continental <5>
  • Defiance
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
  • Fort Brown
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Brown
    • Fort Brown is located in Paulding County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Fort Brown
  • Hartsburg
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartsburg
    • Hartsburg is located in Putnam County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Hartsburg
  • Hector
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hector have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hector
    • Hector is located in Putnam County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Hector
  • Independence
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Independence have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Independence
    • Independence is located in Defiance County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Independence
  • Jewell
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jewell
    • Jewell is located in Defiance County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Jewell
  • Junction
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junction
    • Junction is located in Paulding County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Junction
  • Molasses Gap
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Molasses Gap have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Molasses Gap
    • Molasses Gap is located in Paulding County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Molasses Gap
  • Pleasant Bend
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Bend
    • Pleasant Bend is located in Henry County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Pleasant Bend
  • Rice
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rice have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rice
    • Rice is located in Putnam County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Rice

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

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

  • Paulding, which is the Seat of Paulding County, lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the west southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Arthur to Paulding, with an average speed<6> 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.
  • Columbus, which is the State Capital of Ohio, lies 110 miles [177 km] to the southeast (SE). 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 418 miles [672.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take most of a day, a buggy would take 17 days and walking would take 24 days.
  • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,092 miles [9,804.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,822 miles [10,978.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,700 miles [7,563.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Arthur 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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Arthur) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arthur. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1948, Longitude: -84.3608       In this case, the coordinates for Arthur have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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 Arthur, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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 Arthur 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 312.308 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 308.809 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 307.188 degrees.









 

 

 

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