A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Smyrna.
This page contains eight sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).
When in Smyrna, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Smyrna and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Smyrna 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 Smyrna. 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 Smyrna.
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 Montague County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Montague County sighting report from eBird.
Since Smyrna is near Wise County and also Cooke 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 Smyrna.
How Far From Smyrna 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 Smyrna to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Smyrna and extending to:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Smyrna ...
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 Smyrna. 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.
Peter William Mayhew
Actor. He was born in Barnes (England) [Map] on Friday May 19, 1944 and died in Boyd (Texas) on Tueday April 30, 2019 at an age of 74. He was buried at Azleland Memorial Park (Parker County, Texas) [Map].
Communities Also Named Smyrna ...
We have found 37 communities that share the name Smyrna.
Within Texas, there are 3 communities which are also named Smyrna. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 34 communities in the United States - with 37 of those located in the United States.
We have broken our list into two sections:
Other Communities Located In Texas
Distance: About 212 miles [341.2 km] to the East.
Distance: About 186 miles [299.3 km] to the East Southeast.
Distance: About 118 miles [189.9 km] to the East Southeast.
Communities Outside of Texas
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Distance: About 739 miles [1,189.3 km] to the East.
Distance: About 707 miles [1,137.8 km] to the East.
Distance: About 255 miles [410.4 km] to the East.
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 211 miles [339.6 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 312 miles [502.1 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 357 miles [574.5 km] to the East Northeast.
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,238 miles [1,992.4 km] to the West Northwest.
Distance: About 1,289 miles [2,074.4 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 732 miles [1,178 km] to the East Southeast.
Distance: About 759 miles [1,221.5 km] to the East.
Distance: About 824 miles [1,326.1 km] to the East.
Distance: About 793 miles [1,276.2 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 774 miles [1,245.6 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 562 miles [904.5 km] to the North Northeast.
Distance: About 748 miles [1,203.8 km] to the East Northeast.
De Soto Parish
Distance: About 242 miles [389.5 km] to the East Southeast.
Distance: About 1,784 miles [2,871.1 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 944 miles [1,519.2 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 477 miles [767.7 km] to the East.
Distance: About 434 miles [698.5 km] to the East Southeast.
Distance: About 458 miles [737.1 km] to the North.
Distance: About 1,356 miles [2,182.3 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 1,213 miles [1,952.1 km] to the East.
Distance: About 1,019 miles [1,639.9 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 1,277 miles [2,055.1 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 919 miles [1,479 km] to the East.
Distance: About 936 miles [1,506.3 km] to the East.
Distance: About 560 miles [901.2 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 643 miles [1,034.8 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 741 miles [1,192.5 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 658 miles [1,058.9 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 699 miles [1,124.9 km] to the East Northeast.
Our profile page for Smyrna, Bedford County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<9>
Although located in Bedford County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Distance: About 1,471 miles [2,367.3 km] to the Northwest.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 11 Nov 2019