A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Duff.
This page contains eight sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).
When in Duff, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Duff and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Duff and surrounding area.
Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help amateurs find their way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website lists the visible planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their track 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 the location for Duff. Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude for your actual position.
The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Duff.
Bird Watching ...
We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.
The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Campbell County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Campbell County sighting report from eBird.
Since Duff is near Claiborne County and also Union County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:
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:
The Waymark.com website, centered on Duff.
How Far From Duff 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 Duff to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Duff and extending to:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Duff ...
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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.
Notable Births & Deaths ...
This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.
Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Duff. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.
Chester Burton 'Chet' Atkins
Musician. He was born in Luttrell (Tennessee) on Friday June 20, 1924 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Saturday June 30, 2001 at an age of 77. He was buried at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].
Patricia Neal (Born as Patsy Louise Neal)
Oscar winning actress. She was born in Packard (Kentucky) on Wednesday January 20, 1926 and died in Edgartown (Massachusetts) on Sunday August 8, 2010 at an age of 84.
Communities Also Named Duff ...
We have found 6 communities that share the name Duff.
While the name Duff is unique within Tennessee, we know of another 6 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.
Communities Outside of Tennessee
Distance: About 485 miles [780.5 km] to the West.
Distance: About 207 miles [333.1 km] to the Northwest.
Distance: About 150 miles [241.4 km] to the West Northwest.
Distance: About 918 miles [1,477.4 km] to the West Northwest.
Distance: About 1,368 miles [2,201.6 km] to the Northwest.
Distance: About 663 miles [1,067 km] to the West Southwest.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Duff. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Campbell County: www.co.campbell.tn.us/
The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
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This page was last modified: 06 Dec 2019