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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 LaDelle, we use the following websites to find information relevant to LaDelle 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 LaDelle:
    • 44.675254, -98.118981
    • 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 LaDelle
  • 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 LaDelle ...

We have found one communities that share the name LaDelle.

Within South Dakota, the name LaDelle is unique.

Beyond South Dakota, there is another community also named LaDelle in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Drew County
      • This LaDelle is located in Drew County and lies 844 miles [1,358.3 km]<1> to the south southeast of the LaDelle that is located in Spink County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on LaDelle
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Drew County community of LaDelle.

Curious and Interesting Names Near LaDelle ...

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.

  • Carpenter [Clark County]
  • Clark [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clark
    • Clark [Clark County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northeast of LaDelle
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,061 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clark
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clark<2>
  • James Valley Junction [Beadle County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for James Valley Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for James Valley Junction
    • James Valley Junction [Beadle County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southwest of LaDelle
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on James Valley Junction
  • Julian [Clark County] - Historic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Julian have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Julian
    • Julian [Clark County] was located 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northeast of LaDelle
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    • Raymond [Clark County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymond have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raymond
      • Raymond [Clark County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast of LaDelle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 54 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raymond<2>
    • Redfield [Spink County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redfield
      • Redfield [Spink County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northwest of LaDelle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,273 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Redfield<2>
    • Spottswood [Spink County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spottswood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spottswood
      • Spottswood [Spink County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the west of LaDelle
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spottswood
    • Success [Clark County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Success have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Success
      • Success [Clark County] was located 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the east of LaDelle
      • Estimated population in 2014: 6,741 people
    • Willow Lake [Clark County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow Lake
      • Willow Lake [Clark County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the east of LaDelle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 243 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willow Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willow Lake<2>

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

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

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    • Redfield, which is the Seat of Spink County and lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northwest. If you could walk a straight line from LaDelle to Redfield, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
    • Pierre, which is the State Capital of South Dakota, lies 110 miles [177 km] to the west (W). 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 1,152 miles [1,854 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take over two days, a buggy would take 45 days and walking would take 66 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,391 miles [10,285.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,151 miles [11,508.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,076 miles [8,169 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.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- LaDelle) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in LaDelle. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.6753, Longitude: -98.1190       In this case, the coordinates for LaDelle have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<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 LaDelle 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 321.776 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 320.097 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 313.394 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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