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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 Reliance, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Reliance 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 Reliance:
    • 46.772606, -122.265945
    • 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 Reliance
  • 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 Reliance ...

We have found ten communities that share the name Reliance.

Within Washington, the name Reliance is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Delaware
      • Sussex County
      • This Reliance is located in Sussex County and lies 2,391 miles [3,847.9 km]<1> to the east of the Reliance that is located in Pierce County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reliance
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sussex County community of Reliance.
    • Maryland
      • Dorchester County
      • This Reliance is located in Dorchester County and lies 2,391 miles [3,847.9 km]<1> to the east of the Reliance that is located in Pierce County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reliance
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dorchester County community of Reliance.
    • Northwest Territories
      • This Reliance lies 1,212 miles [1,950.5 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Reliance that is located in Pierce County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reliance
    • Pennsylvania
      • Montgomery County
      • This Reliance is located in Montgomery County and lies 2,354 miles [3,788.4 km]<1> to the east of the Reliance that is located in Pierce County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reliance
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of Reliance.
    • South Dakota
      • Lyman County
      • This Reliance is located in Lyman County and lies 1,114 miles [1,792.8 km]<1> to the east of the Reliance that is located in Pierce County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reliance
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lyman County community of Reliance.
    • Tennessee
      • Claiborne County
      • This Reliance is located in Claiborne County and lies 2,080 miles [3,347.4 km]<1> to the east of the Reliance that is located in Pierce County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reliance
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Claiborne County community of Reliance.
      • Polk County
      • This Reliance is located in Polk County and lies 2,100 miles [3,379.6 km] to the east of the Reliance that is located in Pierce County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reliance
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Polk County community of Reliance.
    • Texas
      • Brazos County
      • This Reliance is located in Brazos County and lies 1,771 miles [2,850.1 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Reliance that is located in Pierce County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reliance
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Brazos County community of Reliance.
    • Virginia
      • Warren County
      • This Reliance is located in Warren County and lies 2,259 miles [3,635.5 km]<1> to the east of the Reliance that is located in Pierce County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reliance
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Warren County community of Reliance.
    • Wyoming
      • Sweetwater County
      • This Reliance is located in Sweetwater County and lies 735 miles [1,182.9 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Reliance that is located in Pierce County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reliance
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sweetwater County community of Reliance.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Reliance ...

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.

  • Clay City [Pierce County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clay City
    • Clay City [Pierce County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Reliance
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clay City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clay City
  • Mineral [Lewis County]
  • National [Pierce County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for National
    • National [Pierce County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Reliance
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for National have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on National
  • New Reliance [Pierce County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Reliance
    • New Reliance [Pierce County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Reliance
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Reliance have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Reliance
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Ohop [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ohop
      • Ohop [Pierce County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Reliance
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ohop have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ohop
    • Ohop Bob [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ohop Bob
      • Ohop Bob [Pierce County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Reliance
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ohop Bob have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ohop Bob
    • Park Junction [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park Junction
      • Park Junction [Pierce County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Reliance
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Park Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park Junction
    • Surprise Valley [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Surprise Valley
      • Surprise Valley [Pierce County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Reliance
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surprise Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surprise Valley

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Tacoma, which is the Seat of Pierce County and lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the north northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Reliance to Tacoma, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just about two full days.
    • Olympia, which is the State Capital of Washington, lies 35 miles [56.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take just about two full days and walking would take most of two days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 2,319 miles [3,732.1 km] to the east (E). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 91 days and walking would take 132 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,826 miles [10,985.4 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,589 miles [12,213.3 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,706 miles [9,182.9 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Washington

About Pierce County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pierce County: www.co.pierce.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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Reliance) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Reliance. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.7726, Longitude: -122.2659       In this case, the coordinates for Reliance have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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>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.
<5>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 Reliance to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 340.778 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 342.275 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 327.775 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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