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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Farmers Union Landing.

This page contains six sections:

Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Farmers Union Landing, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Farmers Union Landing and the surrounding area.

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Farmers Union Landing

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 Farmers Union Landing. 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 Farmers Union Landing.

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 Hardin County as the starting point when you click on the link below:

Sighting report for Hardin County

Since Farmers Union Landing is near Decatur County and also Henderson County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:

Sighting report for Decatur County

Sighting report for Henderson County

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Farmers Union Landing ...

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.

Centerview lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Farmers Union Landing

Link to Google Map centered on Centerview

Five Forks lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Farmers Union Landing

Link to Google Map centered on Five Forks

Grandview lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Farmers Union Landing

Link to Google Map centered on Grandview

Havana lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Farmers Union Landing

Link to Google Map centered on Havana

Hookers Bend lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Farmers Union Landing

Link to Google Map centered on Hookers Bend

James Ferry lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Farmers Union Landing

Link to Google Map centered on James Ferry

Liberty [Decatur County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Farmers Union Landing

Link to Google Map centered on Liberty

New Harmony lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Farmers Union Landing

Link to Google Map centered on New Harmony

Pleasant Grove [Decatur County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Farmers Union Landing

Link to Google Map centered on Pleasant Grove

Point Pleasant [Decatur County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Farmers Union Landing

Link to Google Map centered on Point Pleasant

Shady Grove lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Farmers Union Landing

Link to Google Map centered on Shady Grove

Stringtown lies Less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Farmers Union Landing

Link to Google Map centered on Stringtown

Swift lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Farmers Union Landing

Link to Google Map centered on Swift

Unity [Decatur County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Farmers Union Landing

Link to Google Map centered on Unity

How Far From Farmers Union Landing to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Farmers Union Landing to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Savannah, which is the Seat of Hardin County, lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the South. If you could walk a straight line from Farmers Union Landing to Savannah, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km]<1> per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km]<1> per hour would take a little over three hours.
  • Nashville, which is the State Capital of Tennessee, lies 97 miles [156.1 km]<1> to the Northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km]<1> per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take three full days and walking would take 6 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC) is 660 miles [1,062.2 km]<1> to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 26 days and walking would take 38 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,520 miles [10,492.9 km]<1> and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,240 miles [11,651.7 km]<1> and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,115 miles [8,231.8 km]<1> and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Tennessee

About Hardin County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Farmers Union Landing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Farmers Union Landing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3631, Longitude: -88.2048     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Farmers Union Landing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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.
<3>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 Farmers Union Landing to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 314.643 degrees.
<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 310.659 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.482 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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