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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 Wallula, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Wallula 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 Wallula:
    • 46.085412, -118.905278
    • 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 Wallula
  • 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 Wallula ...

We have found one communities that share the name Wallula.

Within Washington, the name Wallula is unique.

Beyond Washington, there is another community also named Wallula in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Kansas
      • Wyandotte County
      • This Wallula is located in Wyandotte County and lies 1,303 miles [2,097 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Wallula that is located in Walla Walla County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallula
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wyandotte County community of Wallula.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wallula ...

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.

  • Ash (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ash
    • Ash lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Wallula and is located in Walla Walla County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ash have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ash
  • Hedges (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hedges
    • Hedges lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Wallula and is located in Benton County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hedges have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hedges
  • Highland (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland
    • Highland lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Wallula and is located in Benton County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland
  • Humorist (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Humorist
    • Humorist lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Wallula and is located in Walla Walla County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Humorist have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Humorist
  • Juniper (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Juniper
    • Juniper lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Wallula and is located in Umatilla County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Juniper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Juniper
  • Le Grow (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Le Grow
    • Le Grow lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Wallula and is located in Walla Walla County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Le Grow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Le Grow
  • Ring (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ring
    • Ring lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Wallula and is located in Umatilla County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ring have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ring
  • Touchet (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
  • Two Rivers (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Two Rivers
    • Two Rivers lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Wallula and is located in Walla Walla County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Two Rivers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Two Rivers

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Walla Walla, which is the Seat of Walla Walla County and lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the east. If you could walk a straight line from Wallula to Walla Walla, with an average speed<4> 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 200 miles [321.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 8 days and walking would take 12 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 2,162 miles [3,479.4 km] to the east (E). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 85 days and walking would take 123 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,814 miles [10,966.1 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 7,581 miles [12,200.4 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,658 miles [9,105.7 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>

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About Washington

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

The official website for Walla Walla County: www.co.walla-walla.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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wallula) 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 Wallula. 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 WallulaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wallula. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.0854, Longitude: -118.9053       In this case, the coordinates for Wallula 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 Wallula 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 337.97 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 338.969 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 325.653 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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