A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Star Harbor, Texas
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Star Harbor.
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 Star Harbor, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Star Harbor and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Star Harbor 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 Star Harbor. 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 Star Harbor.
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 Henderson County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Henderson County sighting report from eBird.
Since Star Harbor is near Navarro County and also Kaufman 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 Star Harbor.
How Far From Star Harbor 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 city such as Star Harbor to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Star Harbor and extending to:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Star Harbor ...
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 Star Harbor. 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.
George Poston Baker
Sculptor. He was born in Corsicana (Texas) on Friday January 23, 1931 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Monday July 14, 1997 at an age of 66. He was buried at Mountain View Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Actress. She was born in Corsicana (Texas) on Saturday February 17, 1906 and died in Del Mar (California) on Monday December 30, 2002 at an age of 96. She was buried at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Major League Baseball. He was born in Athens (Texas) on Monday November 5, 1900 and died in Fort Worth (Texas) on Tueday February 23, 1988 at an age of 87. He was buried at Greenwood Memorial Park (Tarrant County, Texas) [Map].
Fred 'Firpo' Marberry
Professional baseball. He was born in Streetman (Texas) on Wednesday November 30, 1898 and died in Mexia (Texas) on Wednesday June 30, 1976 at an age of 77.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Star Harbor. 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