A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Manus Town, Tennessee
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Manus Town.
This page contains seven sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).
When in Manus Town, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Manus Town and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Manus Town 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 Manus Town. 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 Manus Town.
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 Cannon County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Cannon County sighting report from eBird.
Since Manus Town is near Warren County and also Coffee 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 Manus Town.
How Far From Manus Town 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 Manus Town to various places of note, such as the White House.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Manus Town ...
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 Manus Town. 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.
Charlie Louvin (Born as Charles Elzer Loudermilk)
Singer, songwriter. He was born in Henagar (Alabama) on Thursday July 7, 1927 and died in Wartrace (Tennessee) on Wednesday January 26, 2011 at an age of 83. He was buried at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].
Sarah Polk (Born as Sara Childress)
Wife and First Lady to the Presidency of James Polk (1845 - 1849). She was born in Murfreesboro (Tennessee) on Sunday September 4, 1803 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Friday August 14, 1891 at an age of 87.
Musician. She was born in Galax (Virginia) on Wednesday May 27, 1925 and died in Manchester (Tennessee) on Thursday July 23, 2015 at an age of 90. She was buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].
Van Haden Stoneman
Musician. He was born in Washington, DC [Map] on Tueday December 31, 1940 and died in Murfreesboro (Tennessee) on Saturday June 3, 1995 at an age of 54. He was buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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