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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 Reardan, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Reardan 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 Reardan:
    • 47.669516, -117.877915
    • 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 Reardan
  • 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 Reardan ...

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.

  • Airway Heights [Spokane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Airway Heights
    • Airway Heights [Spokane County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Reardan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,618 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Airway Heights
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Airway Heights<2>
  • Bluestem [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluestem
    • Bluestem [Lincoln County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Reardan
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluestem
  • Deep Creek [Spokane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deep Creek
    • Deep Creek [Spokane County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Reardan
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deep Creek
  • Ford [Stevens County]
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    • Four Lakes [Spokane County]
    • Hayford [Spokane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hayford
      • Hayford [Spokane County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the east of Reardan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hayford have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayford
    • Highland [Spokane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland
      • Highland [Spokane County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the east of Reardan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland
    • Little Falls [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Falls
      • Little Falls [Lincoln County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Reardan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Falls
    • Long Lake [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Lake
      • Long Lake [Lincoln County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Reardan
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Lake
    • Lyons [Spokane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyons
      • Lyons [Spokane County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east of Reardan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyons have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyons
    • Medical Lake [Spokane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Medical Lake
      • Medical Lake [Spokane County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Reardan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,944 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Medical Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Medical Lake<2>
    • Silver Lake [Spokane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Lake
      • Silver Lake [Spokane County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Reardan
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Lake

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 Reardan. 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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    • Edward Arthur 'Big Ed' Brandt     (Professional baseball)
      • Professional baseball. He was born in Spokane (Washington) on Friday February 17, 1905 and died in Spokane (Washington) on Wednesday November 1, 1944 at the age of 39. He is buried at Fairmount Memorial Park (Spokane County, Washington).
      • Spokane is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the east of Reardan.
      • Spokane is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the east of Reardan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Edward Arthur 'Big Ed' Brandt<4>
    • Leon Joseph Cadore     (Professional baseball)
      • Professional baseball. He was born in Chicago (Illinois) on Thursday November 20, 1890 and died in Spokane (Washington) on Sunday March 16, 1958 at the age of 67. He is buried at Pinecrest Memorial Park (Bonner County, Idaho).
      • Spokane is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the east of Reardan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Leon Joseph Cadore<4>
    • Albert J. 'Curley' Dresden     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Chicago (Illinois) on Monday July 17, 1899 and died in Spokane (Washington) on Sunday June 7, 1953 at the age of 53. He is buried at Holy Cross Cemetery (Spokane County, Washington).
      • Spokane is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the east of Reardan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Albert J. 'Curley' Dresden<4>
    • Frankie Fontaine     (Comedian)
      • Comedian. He was born in Cambridge (Massachusetts) on Monday April 19, 1920 and died in Spokane (Washington) on Friday August 4, 1978 at the age of 58.
      • Spokane is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the east of Reardan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frankie Fontaine<4>
    • Clifton James     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Spokane (Washington) on Saturday May 29, 1920 and died in Gladstone (Oregon) on Saturday April 15, 2017 at the age of 96. The body was cremated.
      • Spokane is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the east of Reardan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Clifton James<4>
    • Catherine Lee 'Cathy' Lewis     (Actress)
    • Darren McGavin     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Spokane (Washington) on Sunday May 7, 1922 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Saturday February 25, 2006 at the age of 83. He is buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Spokane is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the east of Reardan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Darren McGavin<4>
    • John McIntire     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Spokane (Washington) on Thursday June 27, 1907 and died in Pasadena (California) on Wednesday January 30, 1991 at the age of 83. He is buried at Tobacco Valley Cemetery (Lincoln County, Montana).
      • Spokane is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the east of Reardan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John McIntire<4>
    • Seena Owen     (Actress, screenwriter)
      • Actress, screenwriter. She was born in Spokane (Washington) on Wednesday November 14, 1894 and died in Hollywood (California) on Monday August 15, 1966 at the age of 71. She is buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Spokane is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the east of Reardan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Seena Owen<4>
    • Amzie Strickland     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born on Friday January 10, 1919 and died in Spokane (Washington) on Wednesday July 5, 2006 at the age of 87. She is buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Spokane is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the east of Reardan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Amzie Strickland<4>

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

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

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    • Davenport, which is the Seat of Lincoln County and lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the west. If you could walk a straight line from Reardan to Davenport, 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 238 miles [383 km] to the west (W). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 10 days and walking would take 14 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 2,113 miles [3,400.5 km] to the east (E). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 83 days and walking would take 120 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,695 miles [10,774.6 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 7,461 miles [12,007.3 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,541 miles [8,917.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Reardan) 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 Reardan. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ReardanOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Reardan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.6695, Longitude: -117.8779    
<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: 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 Reardan 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 337.214 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 338.193 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 324.852 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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