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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Keyport, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Keyport and the surrounding area.

  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks 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 this GPS location for Keyport:
    • 47.702542, -122.621103
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Keyport
  • 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:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Keyport ...

We have found two communities that share the name Keyport.

Within Washington, the name Keyport is unique.

Beyond Washington, we know of another two communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • New Jersey
      • Monmouth County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New Jersey community of Keyport [Monmouth County].
    • West Virginia
      • Marion County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of Keyport [Marion County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Keyport ...

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 wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Central Valley [Kitsap County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central Valley
    • Central Valley [Kitsap County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Keyport
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central Valley
  • Crystal Springs [Kitsap County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crystal Springs
    • Crystal Springs [Kitsap County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south of Keyport
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crystal Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal Springs
  • Eagledale [Kitsap County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagledale
    • Eagledale [Kitsap County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Keyport
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagledale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagledale
  • Eldorado Hills [Kitsap County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eldorado Hills
    • Eldorado Hills [Kitsap County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Keyport
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eldorado Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eldorado Hills
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    • Ferncliff [Kitsap County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferncliff
      • Ferncliff [Kitsap County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Keyport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferncliff have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferncliff
    • Four Corners [Kitsap County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Four Corners
      • Four Corners [Kitsap County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the north of Keyport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Four Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Four Corners
    • Lincoln [Kitsap County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln
      • Lincoln [Kitsap County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Keyport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln
    • Meadowdale [Kitsap County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadowdale
      • Meadowdale [Kitsap County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south of Keyport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadowdale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadowdale
    • Olympic View [Kitsap County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olympic View
      • Olympic View [Kitsap County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west of Keyport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olympic View have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olympic View
    • Rocky Point [Kitsap County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Point
      • Rocky Point [Kitsap County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south of Keyport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocky Point have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Point
    • Seabold [Kitsap County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seabold
      • Seabold [Kitsap County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the east of Keyport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seabold have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seabold
    • Silverdale [Kitsap County]
    • Sunset Farm [Kitsap County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset Farm
      • Sunset Farm [Kitsap County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Keyport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset Farm have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Farm
    • Virginia [Kitsap County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virginia
      • Virginia [Kitsap County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northwest of Keyport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Virginia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virginia

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 Keyport. 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.

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    • Edmund Turney Allen     (Aviation pioneer)
      • Aviation pioneer. He was born in Chicago (IL) on January 4, 1896 (a Saturday) and died in Seattle (WA) on February 18, 1943 (a Thursday) at the age of 47. He is buried at Acacia Memorial Park (King County, Washington).
      • Seattle is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Keyport.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Edmund Turney Allen<5>
    • Paul Gardner Allen     (Businessman, philanthropist)
      • Businessman, philanthropist. He was born in Seattle (WA) on January 21, 1953 (a Wednesday) and died in Mercer Island (WA) on October 15, 2018 (a Monday) at the age of 65. He is buried at Acacia Memorial Park (King County, Washington).
      • Seattle is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Keyport.
      • Mercer Island is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast of Keyport.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Paul Gardner Allen<5>
    • Andy Holm Anderson     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Bremerton (WA) on November 13, 1922 (a Monday) and died in Seattle (WA) on July 18, 1982 (a Sunday) at the age of 59. He is buried at Evergreen - Washelli Memorial Park (King County, Washington).
      • Bremerton is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south of Keyport.
      • Seattle is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Keyport.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andy Holm Anderson<5>
    • John Archer     (Actor)
      • Born: Ralph Bowman
      • Actor. He was born in Osceola (NE) on May 8, 1915 (a Saturday) and died in Redmond (WA) on December 5, 1999 (a Sunday) at the age of 84.
      • Redmond is located 23 miles [37 km] to the east of Keyport.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Archer<5>
    • Earl Averill     (Major League Baseball)
      • Full name: Howard Earl Averill
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Snohomish (WA) on May 21, 1902 (a Wednesday) and died in Everett (WA) on August 16, 1983 (a Tueday) at the age of 81.
      • Snohomish is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the northeast of Keyport.
      • Everett is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northeast of Keyport.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Earl Averill<5>
    • Bobby Brown     (Professional baseball)
      • Professional baseball. He was born in Seattle (WA) on October 25, 1924 (a Saturday) and died in Fort Worth (TX) on March 25, 2021 (a Thursday) at the age of 96. He is buried at Greenwood Memorial Park (Tarrant County, Texas).
      • Seattle is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Keyport.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bobby Brown<5>
    • Carlos Bulosan     (Writer, poet, activist)
      • Writer, poet, activist. He was born in Binalonan (Philippines) on November 24, 1913 (a Monday) and died in Seattle (WA) on September 13, 1956 (a Thursday) at the age of 42. He is buried at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (King County, Washington).
      • Seattle is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Keyport.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carlos Bulosan<5>
    • George Henry Burns     (Major League Baseball)
    • Octavia Estelle Butler     (Author)
    • Tom Catlin     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Ponca City (OK) on September 8, 1931 (a Tueday) and died in Seattle (WA) on June 7, 2008 (a Saturday) at the age of 76. We don't have any burial details.
      • Seattle is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Keyport.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tom Catlin<5>
    • Carol Elaine Channing     (Actress, singer, dancer, comedian)
      • Actress, singer, dancer, comedian. She was born in Seattle (WA) on January 31, 1921 (a Monday) and died in Rancho Mirage (CA) on January 15, 2019 (a Tueday) at the age of 98. The body was cremated.
      • Seattle is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Keyport.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carol Elaine Channing<5>
    • Robert 'Bob' Chesnes     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Oakland (CA) on May 6, 1921 (a Friday) and died in Everett (WA) on May 23, 1979 (a Wednesday) at the age of 58. He is buried at Evergreen Cemetery (Snohomish County, Washington).
      • Everett is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northeast of Keyport.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert 'Bob' Chesnes<5>
    • William Meikle 'Billy' Christy     (Actor)

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Keyport and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Port Orchard, which is the Seat of Kitsap County and lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the south. If you could walk a straight line from Keyport to Port Orchard, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
    • Olympia, which is the State Capital of Washington, lies 47 miles [75.6 km] to the south southwest (SSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take most of two days and walking would take about three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 2,333 miles [3,754.6 km] to the east (E). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 92 days and walking would take 133 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,771 miles [10,896.9 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,533 miles [12,123.2 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,661 miles [9,110.5 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<10>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Keyport. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Kitsap County: www.kitsapgov.com/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Keyport 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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Keyport) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Keyport. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KeyportOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Keyport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.7025, Longitude: -122.6211    
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<6>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.
<7>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 Keyport to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 341.118 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 342.717 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 327.942 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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