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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 Redtown, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Redtown 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 Redtown:
    • 31.418447, -94.939080
    • 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 Redtown
  • 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 Redtown ...

We have found three communities that share the name Redtown.

There is one other community in Texas which is also named Redtown.

Beyond Texas, we know of another two communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Located In Texas ...
    • Anderson County
      • Although located in Anderson County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Anderson County community of Redtown.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Baldwin County
      • This Redtown is located in Baldwin County and lies 431 miles [693.6 km]<1> to the east of the Redtown that is located in Angelina County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redtown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Baldwin County community of Redtown.
    • Ohio
      • Athens County
      • This Redtown is located in Athens County and lies 909 miles [1,462.9 km]<1> to the northeast of the Redtown that is located in Angelina County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redtown
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Athens County community of Redtown.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Redtown ...

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.

  • Central [Angelina County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central
    • Central [Angelina County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Redtown
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central
  • Cross Roads [Cherokee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cross Roads
    • Cross Roads [Cherokee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Redtown
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cross Roads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross Roads
  • Forest [Cherokee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest
    • Forest [Cherokee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Redtown
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest
  • Plain [Houston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plain
    • Plain [Houston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Redtown
    • 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
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Providence [Angelina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
      • Providence [Angelina County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
    • Ratcliff [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ratcliff
      • Ratcliff [Houston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Redtown
      • 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>
    • Sweet Union [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweet Union
      • Sweet Union [Cherokee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Redtown
      • 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 west of Redtown
      • 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
    • Woodlawn [Angelina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodlawn
      • Woodlawn [Angelina County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodlawn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodlawn

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 Redtown. 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.

  • View Our List ...
    • Patrick Lamont 'Fat Pat' Hawkins     (Rapper)
    • Pete Runnels     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Lufkin (TX) on January 28, 1928 (a Saturday) and died in Pasadena (TX) on May 20, 1991 (a Monday) at the age of 63. He is buried at Forest Park East Cemetery (Harris County, Texas).
      • Lufkin is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast of Redtown.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Pete Runnels<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Lufkin, which is the Seat of Angelina County and lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Redtown to Lufkin, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take 6 hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
    • Austin, which is the State Capital of Texas, lies 184 miles [296.1 km] to the west southwest (WSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 8 days and walking would take 11 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,132 miles [1,821.8 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<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,984 miles [11,239.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,709 miles [12,406.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,585 miles [8,988.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Angelina County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Angelina County: www.angelinacounty.net/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Redtown) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Redtown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RedtownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Redtown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4184, Longitude: -94.9391    
<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>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<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 Redtown 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 318.543 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.672 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 314.001 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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