A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Spanish Fort, Texas
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Spanish Fort.
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 Spanish Fort, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Spanish Fort and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Spanish Fort 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 Spanish Fort. 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 Spanish Fort.
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 Spanish Fort is near Jefferson County and also Love 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 Spanish Fort.
How Far From Spanish Fort 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 Spanish Fort to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Spanish Fort and extending to:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Spanish Fort ...
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 Spanish Fort. 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.
Rue McClanahan (Eddi-Rue McClanahan)
Actress. She was born in Healdton (Oklahoma) on Wednesday February 21, 1934 and died in New York (New York) on Thursday June 3, 2010 at an age of 76.
Communities Also Named Spanish Fort ...
We have found 3 communities that share the name Spanish Fort.
While the name Spanish Fort is unique within Texas, we know of another 3 communities with the same name in the United States.
Communities Outside of Texas
Distance: About 609 miles [980.1 km] to the East Southeast.
Distance: About 517 miles [832 km] to the East Southeast.
Distance: About 405 miles [651.8 km] to the East.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 06 Dec 2019