A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Spring Garden-Terra Verde, Texas
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Spring Garden-Terra Verde.
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 Spring Garden-Terra Verde, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Spring Garden-Terra Verde and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Spring Garden-Terra Verde 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 Spring Garden-Terra Verde. 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 Spring Garden-Terra Verde.
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 Nueces County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Nueces County sighting report from eBird.
Since Spring Garden-Terra Verde is near Jim Wells County and also San Patricio 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 Spring Garden-Terra Verde.
How Far From Spring Garden-Terra Verde 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 Spring Garden-Terra Verde to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Spring Garden-Terra Verde and extending to:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Spring Garden-Terra Verde ...
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 Spring Garden-Terra Verde. 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.
Singer. She was born in Kingsville (Texas) on Thursday August 19, 1954 and died in Corpus Christi (Texas) on Saturday April 16, 2005 at an age of 50. She was buried at Santa Gertrudis Memorial Cemetery (Kleberg County, Texas) [Map].
Freddy Fender (Born as Baldemar Garza Heurta)
Singer, musician. He was born on Friday June 4, 1937 and died in Corpus Christi (Texas) on Saturday October 14, 2006 at an age of 69.
Major League Baseball. He was born in Hondo (Texas) on Thursday August 10, 1922 and died in Sinton (Texas) on Thursday July 8, 2010 at an age of 87. He was buried at Sinton Cemetery (San Patricio County, Texas) [Map].
William Rodman 'Bill' Henry
Major League Baseball. He was born in Alice (Texas) on Saturday October 15, 1927 and died in Round Rock (Texas) on Friday April 11, 2014 at an age of 86. He was buried at South Park Cemetery (Brazoria County, Texas) [Map].
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Nueces County: www.co.nueces.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: 15 Nov 2019