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Oceanview, Washington

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

  • Weather ...
  • 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 Oceanview:
    • 46.321489, -124.057378
    • 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 Oceanview
  • 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

Communities Also Named Oceanview ...

We have found three communities that share the name Oceanview.

Within Washington, the name Oceanview is unique.

Beyond Washington, we know of another three communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these three communities, .

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • California
      • San Francisco County
      • This Oceanview is located in San Francisco County and lies 600 miles [965.6 km]<1> to the south of the Oceanview that is located in Pacific County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oceanview
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Francisco County community of Oceanview.
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Oceanview lies 2,972 miles [4,783 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Oceanview that is located in Pacific County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oceanview
    • South Carolina
      • Charleston County
      • This Oceanview is located in Charleston County and lies 2,492 miles [4,010.5 km]<1> to the east of the Oceanview that is located in Pacific County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oceanview
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Charleston County community of Oceanview.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Oceanview ...

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.

  • Breakers [Pacific County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Breakers
    • Breakers [Pacific County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Oceanview
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Breakers
  • Chinook [Pacific County]
  • Long Beach [Pacific County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Beach
    • Long Beach [Pacific County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Oceanview
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,520 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Long Beach<2>
  • Ocean Park [Pacific County]
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    • Oceanside [Pacific County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oceanside
      • Oceanside [Pacific County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Oceanview
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oceanside have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oceanside
    • Seaview [Pacific County]
    • Stringtown [Pacific County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stringtown
      • Stringtown [Pacific County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Oceanview
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stringtown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stringtown
    • Uniontown [Clatsop County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Uniontown
      • Uniontown [Clatsop County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Oceanview
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Uniontown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Uniontown

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 Oceanview. 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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    • Harold V. Milligan     (Composer, author)
      • Composer, author. He was born in Astoria (Oregon) on Wednesday October 31, 1883 and died in New York (New York) on Thursday April 12, 1951 at the age of 67. He is buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Astoria is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Oceanview.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harold V. Milligan<4>

How Far From Oceanview to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Oceanview to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

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    • South Bend, which is the Seat of Pacific County and lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Oceanview to South Bend, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
    • Olympia, which is the State Capital of Washington, lies 73 miles [117.5 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 2,407 miles [3,873.7 km] to the east (E). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 94 days and walking would take 137 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,883 miles [11,077.1 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 7,643 miles [12,300.2 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,778 miles [9,298.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Pacific County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pacific County:

The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

<1>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- Oceanview) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oceanview. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.3215, Longitude: -124.0574       In this case, the coordinates for Oceanview have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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>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:
<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 Oceanview 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 342.246 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 343.964 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 328.978 degrees.






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