A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Stag Creek, Texas
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Stag Creek.
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 Stag Creek, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Stag Creek and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Stag Creek 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 Stag Creek. 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 Stag Creek.
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 Comanche County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Comanche County sighting report from eBird.
Since Stag Creek is near Brown County and also Eastland 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 Stag Creek.
How Far From Stag Creek to ...
We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Stag Creek to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Stag Creek and extending to:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Stag Creek ...
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 Stag Creek. 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.
James Otto 'Tex' Carleton
Major League Baseball. He was born in Comanche (Texas) on Sunday August 19, 1906 and died in Fort Worth (Texas) on Tueday January 11, 1977 at an age of 70. He was buried at Oakwood Cemetery (Comanche County, Texas) [Map].
Billy 'The Canadian Comet' Cross
Professional football. He was born in Fry (Texas) on Friday May 3, 1929 and died in Canadian (Texas) on Friday July 5, 2013 at an age of 84. He was buried at Llano Cemetery (Randall County, Texas) [Map].
Robert Ervin Howard
Author. He was born in Peaster (Texas) on Monday January 22, 1906 and died in Cross Plains (Texas) on Thursday June 11, 1936 at an age of 30. He was buried at Greenleaf Cemetery (Brown County, Texas) [Map].
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stag Creek. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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: 11 Nov 2019