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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 South Aberdeen, we use the following websites to find information relevant to South Aberdeen 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 South Aberdeen:
    • 46.968815, -123.802409
    • 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 South Aberdeen
  • 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 South Aberdeen ...

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.

  • Brady [Grays Harbor County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brady
    • Brady [Grays Harbor County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of South Aberdeen
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brady
  • Burrows [Grays Harbor County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burrows
    • Burrows [Grays Harbor County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of South Aberdeen
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burrows have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burrows
  • Gray Gables [Grays Harbor County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gray Gables
    • Gray Gables [Grays Harbor County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of South Aberdeen
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gray Gables have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gray Gables
  • Grays Harbor City [Grays Harbor County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grays Harbor City
    • Grays Harbor City [Grays Harbor County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of South Aberdeen
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grays Harbor City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grays Harbor City
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Junction City [Grays Harbor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junction City
      • Junction City [Grays Harbor County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of South Aberdeen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junction City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junction City
    • Laidlow [Grays Harbor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laidlow
      • Laidlow [Grays Harbor County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southwest of South Aberdeen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laidlow
    • Melbourne [Grays Harbor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melbourne
      • Melbourne [Grays Harbor County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of South Aberdeen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melbourne
    • Pilgrim Heights [Grays Harbor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pilgrim Heights
      • Pilgrim Heights [Grays Harbor County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of South Aberdeen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pilgrim Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pilgrim Heights
    • Tulips [Grays Harbor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tulips
      • Tulips [Grays Harbor County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northwest of South Aberdeen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tulips have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tulips
    • Woodlawn [Grays Harbor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodlawn
      • Woodlawn [Grays Harbor County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of South Aberdeen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodlawn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodlawn

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 South Aberdeen. 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.

  • View Our List ...
    • Robert Arthur     (Actor)
      • Born: Robert Paul Arthaud
      • Actor. He was born in Aberdeen (WA) on June 18, 1925 (a Thursday) and died in Aberdeen (WA) on October 1, 2008 (a Wednesday) at the age of 83. He is buried at Fern Hill Cemetery (Grays Harbor County, Washington).
      • Aberdeen is located Less than 2 miles to the northwest of South Aberdeen.
      • Aberdeen is located Less than 2 miles to the northwest of South Aberdeen.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert Arthur<3>
    • Kurt Cobain     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Aberdeen (WA) on February 20, 1967 (a Monday) and died in Seattle (WA) on April 5, 1994 (a Tueday) at the age of 27. The body was cremated.
      • Aberdeen is located Less than 2 miles to the northwest of South Aberdeen.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Kurt Cobain<3>
    • Martin James 'Marty' O'Toole     (Professional baseball)
    • Fredrick Earl 'Freddie' Steele     (Actor, professional boxer)

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Montesano, which is the Seat of Grays Harbor County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east. If you could walk a straight line from South Aberdeen to Montesano, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Olympia, which is the State Capital of Washington, lies 42 miles [67.6 km] to the east (E). 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 about three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 2,391 miles [3,847.9 km] to the east (E). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 94 days and walking would take 136 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,837 miles [11,003.1 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 7,597 miles [12,226.2 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,733 miles [9,226.4 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Washington

About Grays Harbor County

About Washington

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

The official website for Grays Harbor County: www.co.grays-harbor.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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- South Aberdeen) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for South Aberdeen. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from South AberdeenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Aberdeen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.9688, Longitude: -123.8024    
<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>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.
<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 South Aberdeen 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 342.066 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 343.783 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 328.771 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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