A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Staley.
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 Staley, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Staley and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Staley 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 Staley. 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 Staley.
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 San Jacinto County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The San Jacinto County sighting report from eBird.
Since Staley is near Walker County and also Trinity 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 Staley.
How Far From Staley 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 Staley to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Staley and extending to:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Staley ...
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 Staley. 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.
Steve Forest (Born as William Forrest Andrews)
Actor. He was born in Huntsville (Texas) on Tueday September 29, 1925 and died in Thousand Oaks (California) on Saturday May 18, 2013 at an age of 87. He was buried at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Slater 'Dugie' Martin
Professional basketball. He was born in Elmina (Texas) on Thursday October 22, 1925 and died in Houston (Texas) on Thursday October 18, 2012 at an age of 87. He was buried at Memorial Oaks Cemetery (Harris County, Texas) [Map].
Communities Also Named Staley ...
We have found 8 communities that share the name Staley.
While the name Staley is unique within Texas, we know of another 8 communities with the same name in the United States.
Communities Outside of Texas
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Distance: About 1,630 miles [2,623.2 km] to the Northwest.
Distance: About 750 miles [1,207 km] to the North Northeast.
Our profile page for Staley, Boyd County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Boyd County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Our profile page for Staley, Cass County
This community is historic.<9>
Although located in Cass County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Distance: About 969 miles [1,559.5 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 218 miles [350.8 km] to the North Northwest.
Our profile page for Staley, York County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in York County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Distance: About 1,596 miles [2,568.5 km] to the Northwest.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Staley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for San Jacinto County: www.co.san-jacinto.tx.us/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 06 Dec 2019