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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 Nisqually Indian Community, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Nisqually Indian Community and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
    • Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
    • The National Weather Service forecast for Nisqually Indian Community
  • 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 Nisqually Indian Community:
    • 47.006162, -122.669733
    • 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 Nisqually Indian Community
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Nisqually Indian Community ...

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.

  • Fir Tree [Thurston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fir Tree
    • Fir Tree [Thurston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Nisqually Indian Community
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fir Tree have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fir Tree
  • Five Corners [Thurston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Five Corners
    • Five Corners [Thurston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Nisqually Indian Community
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Five Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Five Corners
  • Four Corners [Thurston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Four Corners
    • Four Corners [Thurston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Nisqually Indian Community
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Four Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Four Corners
  • Hillside [Pierce County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillside
    • Hillside [Pierce County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Nisqually Indian Community
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillside
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    • Kellys Korner [Thurston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kellys Korner
      • Kellys Korner [Thurston County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Nisqually Indian Community
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kellys Korner
    • Lacey [Thurston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lacey
      • Lacey [Thurston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Nisqually Indian Community
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,178 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lacey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lacey<3>
    • Mock City [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mock City
      • Mock City [Pierce County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Nisqually Indian Community
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mock City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mock City
    • Mushroom Corner [Thurston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mushroom Corner
      • Mushroom Corner [Thurston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Nisqually Indian Community
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mushroom Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mushroom Corner
    • Union Mill [Thurston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union Mill
      • Union Mill [Thurston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Nisqually Indian Community
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union Mill

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 Nisqually Indian Community. 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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    • Earl Douglas Averill, Jr.     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Cleveland (OH) on September 9, 1931 (a Wednesday) and died in Tacoma (WA) on May 13, 2015 (a Wednesday) at the age of 83. We don't have any burial details.
      • Tacoma is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast of Nisqually Indian Community.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Earl Douglas Averill, Jr.<4>
    • Bruce Harold Bennett     (Actor)
      • Born: Harold Brix
      • Actor. He was born in Tacoma (WA) on May 19, 1906 (a Saturday) and died in Santa Monica (CA) on February 24, 2007 (a Saturday) at the age of 100. The body was cremated.
      • Tacoma is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast of Nisqually Indian Community.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bruce Harold Bennett<4>
    • Bing Crosby     (Singer, Oscar winning actor)
      • Singer, Oscar winning actor. He was born in Tacoma (WA) on May 3, 1903 (a Sunday) and died in Madrid (Spain) on October 14, 1977 (a Friday) at the age of 74.
      • Tacoma is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast of Nisqually Indian Community.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bing Crosby<4>
    • Jacques 'Jack' Fournier     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Au Sable (MI) on September 29, 1892 (a Thursday) and died in Tacoma (WA) on September 5, 1973 (a Wednesday) at the age of 81. He is buried at Fern Hill Cemetery (Grays Harbor County, Washington).
      • Tacoma is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast of Nisqually Indian Community.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jacques 'Jack' Fournier<4>
    • Bob Houbregs     (Professional basketball)
    • Clements Ripley     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Tacoma (WA) on August 26, 1892 (a Friday) and died in Charleston (SC) on July 22, 1954 (a Thursday) at the age of 61.
      • Tacoma is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast of Nisqually Indian Community.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Clements Ripley<4>

How Far From Nisqually Indian Community 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 Nisqually Indian Community to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

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    • Olympia, which is the Seat of Thurston County and lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Nisqually Indian Community to Olympia, with an average speed<5> 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 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW). The buggy would take nearly four hours and walking would take five to six hours.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 2,338 miles [3,762.6 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take 5 days, a buggy would take 92 days and walking would take 133 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,817 miles [10,970.9 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,579 miles [12,197.2 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,703 miles [9,178.1 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Thurston County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Thurston County: www.co.thurston.wa.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Nisqually Indian Community) 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 Nisqually Indian Community. 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 Nisqually Indian Community
<2>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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>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.
<6>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 Nisqually Indian Community to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 341.125 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 342.69 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 328.024 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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