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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 Wellpinit, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Wellpinit 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 Wellpinit:
    • 47.888003, -117.987052
    • 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 Wellpinit
  • 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 Wellpinit ...

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.

  • Deer Meadows (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Meadows
    • Deer Meadows lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Wellpinit and is located in Lincoln County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Meadows
  • Deer Trail (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Trail
    • Deer Trail lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Wellpinit and is located in Stevens County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deer Trail have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Trail
  • Enterprise (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enterprise
    • Enterprise lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Wellpinit and is located in Stevens County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enterprise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enterprise
  • Ford (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
  • Fruitland (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Little Falls (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Falls
    • Little Falls lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Wellpinit and is located in Lincoln County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Falls
  • Long Lake (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Lake
    • Long Lake lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Wellpinit and is located in Lincoln County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Lake
  • Miles (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Miles
    • Miles lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Wellpinit and is located in Lincoln County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Miles
  • Seven Bays (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seven Bays
    • Seven Bays lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Wellpinit and is located in Lincoln County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seven Bays
  • Tumtum (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tumtum
    • Tumtum lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east of Wellpinit and is located in Stevens County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tumtum

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Colville, which is the Seat of Stevens County and lies 45 miles [72.4 km]<1> to the north. If you could walk a straight line from Wellpinit to Colville, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take about three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of two days.
    • Olympia, which is the State Capital of Washington, lies 236 miles [379.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW). 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 2,118 miles [3,408.6 km] to the east (E). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 83 days and walking would take 121 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,683 miles [10,755.2 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 7,449 miles [11,988 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,531 miles [8,901.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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The official website for Stevens County: www.co.stevens.wa.us/

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wellpinit) 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 Wellpinit. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WellpinitOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wellpinit. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.8880, Longitude: -117.9871    
<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 Wellpinit 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 337.313 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 338.322 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 324.90 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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