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Stephens Crossing, Texas
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Stephens Crossing.
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 Stephens Crossing, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Stephens Crossing and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Stephens Crossing 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 Stephens Crossing. 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 Stephens Crossing.
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 Parker County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Parker County sighting report from eBird.
Since Stephens Crossing is near Hood County and also Palo Pinto 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 Stephens Crossing.
How Far From Stephens Crossing 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 Stephens Crossing to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Stephens Crossing and extending to:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Stephens Crossing ...
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 Stephens Crossing. 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 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].
Major League Baseball. He was born in Thurber (Texas) on Sunday February 22, 1920 and died in San Antonio (Texas) on Tueday October 30, 2001 at an age of 81. He was buried at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery (Bexar County, Texas) [Map].
Sharon Lynn (Born as D'Auvergne Sharon Lindsay)
Actress. She was born in Weatherford (Texas) on Thursday April 9, 1908 and died in Hollywood (California) on Sunday May 26, 1963 at an age of 55. She was buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Professional football. He was born in Fort Worth (Texas) on Sunday January 28, 1934 and died in Granbury (Texas) on Saturday April 7, 2012 at an age of 78. He was buried at Greenwood Memorial Park (Tarrant County, Texas) [Map].
Communities Also Named Stephens Crossing ...
While the name Stephens Crossing is unique within Texas, we know of one more community in the United States.
Communities Outside of Texas
Distance: About 792 miles [1,274.6 km] to the Northeast.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stephens Crossing. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Parker County: www.co.parker.tx.us/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 11 Nov 2019