A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Martha.
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 Martha, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Martha and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Martha
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 Martha. 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 Martha.
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 Liberty County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
Since Martha is near Harris County and also Chambers 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:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Martha ...
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.
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 Martha. 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.
Producer, director, aviator, businessman. He was born in Humble (Texas) on Sunday December 24, 1905 and died in Houston (Texas) on Monday April 5, 1976 at the age of 70. He was buried at Glenwood Cemetery (Harris County, Texas) [Map].
Producer, director, aviator, engineer, businessman, philanthropist. He was born in Humble (Texas) on Sunday December 24, 1905 and died in Houston (Texas) on Monday April 5, 1976 at the age of 70. He was buried at Glenwood Cemetery (Harris County, Texas) [Map].
How Far From Martha 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 Martha to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Martha and extending to:
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Martha. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Liberty County: www.co.liberty.tx.us/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.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: 08 Jan 2020