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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 Buckhorn, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Buckhorn 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 Buckhorn:
    • 44.149426, -104.095769
    • 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 Buckhorn
  • 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 Buckhorn ...

We have found 39 communities that share the name Buckhorn.

There is one other community in Wyoming which is also named Buckhorn.

Beyond Wyoming, we know of another 38 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 38 communities, 37 are located in the United States and two are in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Wyoming ...
    • Laramie County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Wyoming community of Buckhorn [Laramie County].
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Madison County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Madison County and lies 1,133 miles [1,823.4 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Buckhorn that is located in Weston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Buckhorn.
      • Pike County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Pike County and lies 1,307 miles [2,103.4 km] to the southeast of the Buckhorn that is located in Weston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pike County community of Buckhorn.
    • Arizona
      • Maricopa County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Maricopa County and lies 845 miles [1,359.9 km]<2> to the south southwest of the Buckhorn that is located in Weston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Maricopa County community of Buckhorn.
    • Arkansas
      • Lee County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Lee County and lies 949 miles [1,527.3 km]<2> to the southeast of the Buckhorn that is located in Weston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lee County community of Buckhorn.
    • British Columbia
      • This Buckhorn lies 1,067 miles [1,717.2 km]<2> to the northwest of the Buckhorn that is located in Weston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
    • California
      • Ventura County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Ventura County and lies 1,032 miles [1,660.8 km]<2> to the southwest of the Buckhorn that is located in Weston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ventura County community of Buckhorn.
    • Colorado
      • Larimer County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Colorado community of Buckhorn [Larimer County].
    • Florida
      • Hillsborough County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Hillsborough County and lies 1,648 miles [2,652.2 km]<2> to the southeast of the Buckhorn that is located in Weston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsborough County community of Buckhorn.
      • Taylor County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Taylor County and lies 1,465 miles [2,357.7 km] to the southeast of the Buckhorn that is located in Weston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Taylor County community of Buckhorn.
      • Wakulla County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Wakulla County and lies 1,447 miles [2,328.7 km] to the southeast of the Buckhorn that is located in Weston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wakulla County community of Buckhorn.
    • Georgia
      • Laurens County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Buckhorn [Laurens County].
    • Illinois
      • Brown County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Brown County and lies 738 miles [1,187.7 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Buckhorn that is located in Weston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Brown County community of Buckhorn.
    • Iowa
      • Jackson County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Jackson County and lies 687 miles [1,105.6 km]<2> to the east of the Buckhorn that is located in Weston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson County community of Buckhorn.
    • Kentucky
      • Clay County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kentucky community of Buckhorn [Clay County].
      • Knott County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Knott County and lies 1,185 miles [1,907.1 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Buckhorn that is located in Weston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Knott County community of Buckhorn.
      • Perry County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Perry County and lies 1,172 miles [1,886.2 km] to the east southeast of the Buckhorn that is located in Weston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Perry County community of Buckhorn.
    • Louisiana
      • Webster Parish
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Louisiana community of Buckhorn [Webster Parish].
    • Michigan
      • Berrien County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Berrien County and lies 902 miles [1,451.6 km]<2> to the east of the Buckhorn that is located in Weston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Berrien County community of Buckhorn.
      • Cheboygan County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Buckhorn [Cheboygan County].
      • Oakland County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Buckhorn [Oakland County].
    • Mississippi
      • Pontotoc County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Pontotoc County and lies 1,056 miles [1,699.5 km]<2> to the southeast of the Buckhorn that is located in Weston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pontotoc County community of Buckhorn.
    • Missouri
      • Madison County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Madison County and lies 860 miles [1,384 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Buckhorn that is located in Weston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Buckhorn.
      • Pulaski County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Pulaski County and lies 756 miles [1,216.7 km] to the east southeast of the Buckhorn that is located in Weston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pulaski County community of Buckhorn.
    • Nevada
      • Eureka County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Nevada community of Buckhorn [Eureka County].
    • New Mexico
      • Grant County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Grant County and lies 806 miles [1,297.1 km]<2> to the south southwest of the Buckhorn that is located in Weston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grant County community of Buckhorn.
    • North Carolina
      • Cumberland County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Buckhorn [Cumberland County].
      • Orange County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Buckhorn [Orange County].
    • Ohio
      • Lawrence County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Lawrence County and lies 1,167 miles [1,878.1 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Buckhorn that is located in Weston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lawrence County community of Buckhorn.
      • Meigs County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Buckhorn [Meigs County].
    • Ontario
      • This Buckhorn lies 1,267 miles [2,039 km]<2> to the east of the Buckhorn that is located in Weston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
    • Pennsylvania
      • Cambria County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Cambria County and lies 1,324 miles [2,130.8 km]<2> to the east of the Buckhorn that is located in Weston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cambria County community of Buckhorn.
      • Columbia County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Columbia County and lies 1,412 miles [2,272.4 km] to the east of the Buckhorn that is located in Weston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Columbia County community of Buckhorn.
    • Texas
      • Austin County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Austin County and lies 1,065 miles [1,714 km]<2> to the south southeast of the Buckhorn that is located in Weston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Austin County community of Buckhorn.
      • Newton County
      • This Buckhorn is located in Newton County and lies 1,084 miles [1,744.5 km] to the southeast of the Buckhorn that is located in Weston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Newton County community of Buckhorn.
    • Virginia
      • Suffolk City
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Buckhorn [Suffolk City].
    • Washington
      • San Juan County
      • This Buckhorn is located in San Juan County and lies 944 miles [1,519.2 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Buckhorn that is located in Weston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Juan County community of Buckhorn.
    • West Virginia
      • Preston County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of Buckhorn [Preston County].
    • Wisconsin
      • Milwaukee County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Wisconsin community of Buckhorn [Milwaukee County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Buckhorn ...

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.

  • Beaver Crossing [Lawrence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Crossing
    • Beaver Crossing [Lawrence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the north of Buckhorn
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Crossing
  • Cheyenne Crossing [Lawrence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cheyenne Crossing
    • Cheyenne Crossing [Lawrence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Buckhorn
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cheyenne Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cheyenne Crossing
  • Copper Camp [Pennington County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copper Camp
    • Copper Camp [Pennington County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the east of Buckhorn
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Copper Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Florence [Pennington County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence
    • Florence [Pennington County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the east of Buckhorn
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florence have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Four Corners [Weston County]
    • Gregory [Lawrence County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gregory
      • Gregory [Lawrence County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the east of Buckhorn
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,264 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gregory have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Moon [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moon
      • Moon [Pennington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the south of Buckhorn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moon have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moon
    • Ragged Top [Lawrence County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ragged Top
      • Ragged Top [Lawrence County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Buckhorn
      • Estimated population in 2014: 73 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ragged Top have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Skull Creek [Weston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skull Creek
      • Skull Creek [Weston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the west of Buckhorn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skull Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skull Creek
    • Willow Springs [Crook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow Springs
      • Willow Springs [Crook County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the north of Buckhorn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willow Springs

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 Buckhorn. 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 ...
    • James 'Death Valley Jim' Scott     (Major League Baseball)

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers and using the location of where the historic community of Buckhorn once stood, the straight-line distance beginning in Buckhorn and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Newcastle, which is the Seat of Weston County and lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the south southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Buckhorn to Newcastle, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
    • Cheyenne, which is the State Capital of Wyoming, lies 211 miles [339.6 km] to the south (S). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 9 days and walking would take 12 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,437 miles [2,312.6 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 57 days and walking would take 82 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,594 miles [10,612 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,359 miles [11,843.2 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,310 miles [8,545.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Buckhorn could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>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 from Point A (ie- Buckhorn) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buckhorn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1494, Longitude: -104.0958       In this case, the coordinates for Buckhorn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Buckhorn, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>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.
<8>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 Buckhorn to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 326.182 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 325.11 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 316.877 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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