A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Stacy.
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 Stacy, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Stacy and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Stacy 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 Stacy. 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 Stacy.
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 McCulloch County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The McCulloch County sighting report from eBird.
Since Stacy is near Coleman County and also Concho 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 Stacy.
How Far From Stacy to ...
We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Stacy to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Stacy and extending to:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Stacy ...
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 Stacy. 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.
Robert Lawrence 'Bobby' Layne
Professional football. He was born in Santa Anna (Texas) on Sunday December 19, 1926 and died in Lubbock (Texas) on Monday December 1, 1986 at an age of 60. He was buried at City of Lubbock Cemetery (Lubbock County, Texas) [Map].
John Henderson 'Silent John' Whitehead
Major League Baseball. He was born in Coleman (Texas) on Tueday April 27, 1909 and died in Bonham (Texas) on Tueday October 20, 1964 at an age of 55. He was buried at Carson Cemetery (Fannin County, Texas) [Map].
Communities Also Named Stacy ...
We have found 12 communities that share the name Stacy.
While the name Stacy is unique within Texas, we know of another 12 communities with the same name in the United States.
Communities Outside of Texas
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Distance: About 603 miles [970.4 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 594 miles [956 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 1,288 miles [2,072.8 km] to the Northwest.
Distance: About 1,017 miles [1,636.7 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 465 miles [748.3 km] to the East.
Distance: About 1,024 miles [1,648 km] to the North Northeast.
Our profile page for Stacy, Custer County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Custer County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Distance: About 1,356 miles [2,182.3 km] to the East Northeast.
Our profile page for Stacy, Rockingham County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Rockingham County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
This community is historic.<9>
Distance: About 1,200 miles [1,931.2 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 1,019 miles [1,639.9 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 1,078 miles [1,734.9 km] to the East Northeast.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stacy. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Nov 2019