A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Elmore.
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 Elmore, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Elmore and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Elmore 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 Elmore. 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 Elmore.
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 Crockett County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Crockett County sighting report from eBird.
Since Elmore is near Haywood County and also Lauderdale 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 Elmore.
How Far From Elmore 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 Elmore to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Elmore and extending to:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Elmore ...
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 Elmore. 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.
Walter O. Fuller
Musician. He was born in Dyersburg (Tennessee) on Tueday February 15, 1910 and died in San Diego (California) on Sunday April 20, 2003 at an age of 93. He was buried at Greenwood Memorial Park (San Diego County, California) [Map].
Isaac Hayes (Isaac Lee Hayes, Jr.)
Musician, composer, actor. He was born in Covington (Tennessee) on Thursday August 20, 1942 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Sunday August 10, 2008 at an age of 66.
Dr. Cary 'Doc' Middlecoff
Professional golf. He was born in Halls (Tennessee) on Thursday January 6, 1921 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Tueday September 1, 1998 at an age of 77.
Hammie Nixon (Born as Hammie Nickerson)
Musician. He was born in Brownsville (Tennessee) on Tueday January 22, 1907 and died in Jackson (Tennessee) on Friday August 17, 1984 at an age of 77.
James 'Yank' Rachell
Musician. He was born in Brownsville (Tennessee) on Wednesday March 16, 1910 and died in Indianapolis (Indiana) on Wednesday April 9, 1997 at an age of 87. He was buried at New Crown Cemetery (Marion County, Indiana) [Map].
Communities Also Named Elmore ...
We have found 17 communities that share the name Elmore.
Within Tennessee, there is just one other community named Elmore. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 16 communities in the United States - with 17 of those located in the United States.
We have broken our list into two sections:
Communities Outside of Tennessee
Jump ahead to ...
Distance: About 282 miles [453.8 km] to the Southeast.
Hot Spring County
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 225 miles [362.1 km] to the West Southwest.
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,813 miles [2,917.7 km] to the West Northwest.
This community is historic.
Distance: About 451 miles [725.8 km] to the East Southeast.
Distance: About 358 miles [576.1 km] to the North.
Distance: About 1,202 miles [1,934.4 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 589 miles [947.9 km] to the North Northwest.
Distance: About 557 miles [896.4 km] to the East.
Distance: About 811 miles [1,305.2 km] to the North Northwest.
Distance: About 509 miles [819.2 km] to the Northeast.
Our profile page for Elmore, Barnwell County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<9>
Although located in Barnwell County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Distance: About 966 miles [1,554.6 km] to the Northwest.
Our profile page for Elmore, Hall County
This community is historic.
Although located in Hall County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Our profile page for Elmore, Lamoille County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Lamoille County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Distance: About 455 miles [732.3 km] to the East Northeast.
Fond du Lac County
Distance: About 539 miles [867.4 km] to the North.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Elmore. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 06 Dec 2019