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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 Fog Town, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Fog Town and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • 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 Fog Town:
    • 31.335182, -95.130771
    • 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 Fog Town
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Fog 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 wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Apple Springs [Trinity County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Apple Springs
    • Apple Springs [Trinity County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Fog Town
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Apple Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Apple Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Apple Springs<3>
  • Center Point [Trinity County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center Point
    • Center Point [Trinity County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Fog Town
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Center Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Centerville [Trinity County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerville
    • Centerville [Trinity County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Fog Town
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centerville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
  • Friendship [Trinity County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Friendship
    • Friendship [Trinity County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Fog Town
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendship have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendship
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    • Hickory Creek [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Creek
      • Hickory Creek [Houston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Fog Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Creek
    • Plain [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plain
      • Plain [Houston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Fog Town
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plain
    • Plainview [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plainview
      • Plainview [Houston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Fog Town
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plainview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plainview
    • Ratcliff [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ratcliff
      • Ratcliff [Houston County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Fog Town
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ratcliff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ratcliff
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ratcliff<3>
    • Redtown [Angelina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redtown
      • Redtown [Angelina County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Fog Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redtown
    • Stubblefield [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stubblefield
      • Stubblefield [Houston County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Fog Town
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stubblefield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stubblefield
    • Sweet Union [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweet Union
      • Sweet Union [Cherokee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Fog Town
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweet Union have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweet Union
    • Walker Crossing [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walker Crossing
      • Walker Crossing [Houston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Fog Town
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walker Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walker Crossing

How Far From Fog Town 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 Fog Town to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Crockett, which is the Seat of Houston County and lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the west. If you could walk a straight line from Fog Town to Crockett, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 hours.
    • Austin, which is the State Capital of Texas, lies 171 miles [275.2 km] to the west southwest (WSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 10 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,144 miles [1,841.1 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take over two days, a buggy would take 45 days and walking would take 65 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,996 miles [11,259 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,721 miles [12,425.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,597 miles [9,007.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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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- Fog Town) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fog Town. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fog TownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fog Town. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3352, Longitude: -95.1308       In this case, the coordinates for Fog Town have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>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 Fog Town to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 318.657 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.794 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 314.093 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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