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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Stevens.

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 Stevens, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Stevens and the surrounding area.

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Stevens and surrounding area.

Astronomy ...

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 Stevens. 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 Stevens.

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 Sherman County as the starting point when you click on the link below:

The Sherman County sighting report from eBird.

Since Stevens is near Texas County and also Cimarron County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:

Sighting report for Texas County

Sighting report for Cimarron County

Waymarking ...

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 Stevens.

How Far From Stevens 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 Stevens to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Stevens and extending to:

  • Stratford [Map], which is the Seat of Sherman County, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Stevens to Stratford, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
  • Austin [Map], which is the State Capital of Texas, lies 488 miles [785.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of a day, a buggy would take 19 days and walking would take 28 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,366 miles [2,198.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take about three full days, a buggy would take 54 days and walking would take 78 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,966 miles [11,210.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,720 miles [12,424.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,621 miles [9,046.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Stevens ...

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.

Cactus   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the South of Stevens   [Map]

Coldwater   -   39 miles [62.8 km] to the West   [Map]

Irwin   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Morse   -   35 miles [56.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Optima (OK)   -   39 miles [62.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Spearman   -   43 miles [69.2 km] to the East   [Map]

Sunray   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the South   [Map]

Unity (OK)   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Communities Also Named Stevens ...

We have found 30 communities that share the name Stevens.

Within Texas, there is just one other community named Stevens. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 29 communities in the United States and Canada - with 29 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Texas

Communities outside of Texas


Communities Outside of Texas

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IllinoisMichiganOntario 

Alabama

Pickens County

Our profile page for Stevens, Pickens County   [Map]

Distance: About 814 miles [1,310 km] to the East Southeast.

Arkansas

Ouachita County

Our profile page for Stevens, Ouachita County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>

Although located in Ouachita County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

California

Kern County

Our profile page for Stevens, Kern County   [Map]

Distance: About 967 miles [1,556.2 km] to the West.

Georgia

Hall County

Our profile page for Stevens, Hall County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,028 miles [1,654.4 km] to the East.

Idaho

Adams County

Our profile page for Stevens, Adams County   [Map]

Distance: About 952 miles [1,532.1 km] to the Northwest.

Illinois

Stephenson County

Our profile page for Stevens, Stephenson County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Stephenson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Indiana

Fountain County

Our profile page for Stevens, Fountain County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Fountain County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Iowa

Kossuth County

Our profile page for Stevens, Kossuth County   [Map]

Distance: About 640 miles [1,030 km] to the Northeast.

Kansas

Labette County

Our profile page for Stevens, Labette County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Labette County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Stevens County

Our profile page for Stevens, Stevens County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Stevens County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Kentucky

Campbell County

Our profile page for Stevens, Campbell County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Campbell County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Massachusetts

Essex County

Our profile page for Stevens, Essex County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Essex County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Middlesex County

Our profile page for Stevens, Middlesex County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Middlesex County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Michigan

Berrien County

Our profile page for Stevens, Berrien County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Berrien County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Emmet County

Our profile page for Stevens, Emmet County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Emmet County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Lenawee County

Our profile page for Stevens, Lenawee County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Lenawee County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Montmorency County

Our profile page for Stevens, Montmorency County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Montmorency County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Mississippi

Jasper County

Our profile page for Stevens, Jasper County   [Map]

This community is historic.<8>

Distance: About 782 miles [1,258.5 km] to the East Southeast.

Missouri

Saint Louis County

Our profile page for Stevens, Saint Louis County   [Map]

Distance: About 637 miles [1,025.2 km] to the East Northeast.

New Jersey

Burlington County

Our profile page for Stevens, Burlington County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,485 miles [2,389.9 km] to the East Northeast.

New York

Cattaraugus County

Our profile page for Stevens, Cattaraugus County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Cattaraugus County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

North Carolina

Union County

Our profile page for Stevens, Union County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Union County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Ontario

Our profile page for Stevens   [Map]

Distance: About 1,213 miles [1,952.1 km] to the Northeast.

Pennsylvania

Centre County

Our profile page for Stevens, Centre County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,330 miles [2,140.4 km] to the East Northeast.

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Stevens, Lancaster County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,415 miles [2,277.2 km] to the East Northeast.

Utah

Weber County

Our profile page for Stevens, Weber County   [Map]

Distance: About 632 miles [1,017.1 km] to the Northwest.

Vermont

Essex County

Our profile page for Stevens, Essex County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,679 miles [2,702.1 km] to the East Northeast.

Washington

King County

Our profile page for Stevens, King County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,294 miles [2,082.5 km] to the Northwest.

West Virginia

Mason County

Our profile page for Stevens, Mason County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Mason County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Stevens) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stevens. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4189, Longitude: -101.9252     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stevens have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Stevens to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 323.941 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 321.632 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 316.717 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Stevens could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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<8>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Stevens, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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