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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 Dublin, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Dublin 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 Dublin:
    • 32.085168, -98.342410
    • 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 Dublin
  • 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 Dublin ...

We found 27 communities that share the name Dublin.

Within Texas, the name Dublin is unique.

Beyond Texas, we know of another 27 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 27 communities, 26 are located in the United States and three are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Fayette County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Alabama community of Dublin [Fayette County].
      • Montgomery County
      • This Dublin is located in Montgomery County and lies 712 miles [1,145.9 km]<2> to the east of the Dublin that is located in Erath County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of Dublin.
    • Arizona
      • Graham County
      • This Dublin is located in Graham County and lies 671 miles [1,079.9 km]<2> to the west of the Dublin that is located in Erath County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Graham County community of Dublin.
    • Arkansas
      • Logan County
      • This Dublin is located in Logan County and lies 359 miles [577.8 km]<2> to the northeast of the Dublin that is located in Erath County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Logan County community of Dublin.
    • California
      • Alameda County
      • This Dublin is located in Alameda County and lies 1,386 miles [2,230.6 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Dublin that is located in Erath County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Alameda County community of Dublin.
    • Connecticut
      • New London County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in New London County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the New London County community of Dublin.
    • Florida
      • Lake County
      • This Dublin is located in Lake County and lies 1,019 miles [1,639.9 km]<2> to the east of the Dublin that is located in Erath County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lake County community of Dublin.
    • Georgia
      • Laurens County
      • This Dublin is located in Laurens County and lies 900 miles [1,448.4 km]<2> to the east of the Dublin that is located in Erath County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Laurens County community of Dublin.
    • Indiana
      • Wayne County
      • This Dublin is located in Wayne County and lies 906 miles [1,458.1 km]<2> to the northeast of the Dublin that is located in Erath County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wayne County community of Dublin.
    • Iowa
      • Washington County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Iowa community of Dublin [Washington County].
    • Kansas
      • Sumner County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Dublin [Sumner County].
    • Kentucky
      • Graves County
      • This Dublin is located in Graves County and lies 630 miles [1,013.9 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Dublin that is located in Erath County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Graves County community of Dublin.
    • Maryland
      • Harford County
      • This Dublin is located in Harford County and lies 1,336 miles [2,150.1 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Dublin that is located in Erath County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Harford County community of Dublin.
      • Somerset County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Maryland community of Dublin [Somerset County].
    • Michigan
      • Manistee County
      • This Dublin is located in Manistee County and lies 1,070 miles [1,722 km]<2> to the northeast of the Dublin that is located in Erath County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Manistee County community of Dublin.
    • Mississippi
      • Coahoma County
      • This Dublin is located in Coahoma County and lies 474 miles [762.8 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Dublin that is located in Erath County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Coahoma County community of Dublin.
    • Missouri
      • Barton County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Barton County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Barton County community of Dublin.
    • Nebraska
      • Boone County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Boone County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Boone County community of Dublin.
      • Howard County
      • This community is historic and although located in Howard County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Howard County community of Dublin.
    • New Hampshire
      • Cheshire County
      • This Dublin is located in Cheshire County and lies 1,612 miles [2,594.3 km]<2> to the northeast of the Dublin that is located in Erath County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cheshire County community of Dublin.
    • New York
      • Seneca County
      • This Dublin is located in Seneca County and lies 1,387 miles [2,232.2 km]<2> to the northeast of the Dublin that is located in Erath County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Seneca County community of Dublin.
    • North Carolina
      • Bladen County
      • This Dublin is located in Bladen County and lies 1,143 miles [1,839.5 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Dublin that is located in Erath County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bladen County community of Dublin.
    • Ohio
      • Franklin County
      • This Dublin is located in Franklin County and lies 1,010 miles [1,625.4 km]<2> to the northeast of the Dublin that is located in Erath County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Franklin County community of Dublin.
      • Mahoning County
      • This Dublin is located in Mahoning County and lies 1,148 miles [1,847.5 km] to the northeast of the Dublin that is located in Erath County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mahoning County community of Dublin.
    • Ontario
      • This Dublin lies 1,215 miles [1,955.4 km]<2> to the northeast of the Dublin that is located in Erath County.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Bucks County
      • This Dublin is located in Bucks County and lies 1,404 miles [2,259.5 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Dublin that is located in Erath County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bucks County community of Dublin.
    • Virginia
      • Pulaski County
      • This Dublin is located in Pulaski County and lies 1,059 miles [1,704.3 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Dublin that is located in Erath County.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pulaski County community of Dublin.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Dublin ...

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.

  • Cottonwood
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cottonwood have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottonwood
    • Cottonwood is located in Erath County
  • Duster
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duster have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duster
    • Duster is located in Comanche County
  • Edna Hill
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edna Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edna Hill
    • Edna Hill is located in Erath County
  • Hannibal
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hannibal have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hannibal
    • Hannibal is located in Erath County
  • Hazeldell
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazeldell have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazeldell
    • Hazeldell is located in Comanche County
  • Highland
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland
    • Highland is located in Erath County
  • Johnsville
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnsville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnsville
    • Johnsville is located in Erath County
  • Knob Hill
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knob Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knob Hill
    • Knob Hill is located in Erath County
  • Sunshine
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunshine have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunshine
    • Sunshine is located in Hamilton County
  • Three Way
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Way have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Way
    • Three Way is located in Erath County
  • Welcome Valley
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Welcome Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Welcome Valley
    • Welcome Valley is located in Erath County

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

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

  • Stephenville, which is the Seat of Erath County, lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Dublin to Stephenville, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
  • Austin, which is the State Capital of Texas, lies 130 miles [209.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 8 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,283 miles [2,064.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take about three full days, a buggy would take 51 days and walking would take 73 days.
  • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 7,078 miles [11,390.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,815 miles [12,577 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,695 miles [9,165.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Dublin could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Dublin) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dublin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0852, Longitude: -98.3424       In this case, the coordinates for Dublin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Dublin, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>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.
<6>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 Dublin to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 320.888 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 317.515 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 315.426 degrees.









 

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