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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 Centennial, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Centennial 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 Centennial:
    • 41.298539, -106.139733
    • 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 Centennial
  • 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 Centennial ...

We have found seventeen communities that share the name Centennial.

Within Wyoming, the name Centennial is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arizona
      • La Paz County
      • This Centennial is located in La Paz County and lies 663 miles [1,067 km]<1> to the southwest of the Centennial that is located in Albany County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centennial
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the La Paz County community of Centennial.
    • Colorado
      • Arapahoe County
      • This Centennial is located in Arapahoe County and lies 135 miles [217.3 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Centennial that is located in Albany County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centennial
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Arapahoe County community of Centennial.
    • Georgia
      • Morgan County
      • This Centennial is located in Morgan County and lies 1,339 miles [2,154.9 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Centennial that is located in Albany County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centennial
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Morgan County community of Centennial.
    • Indiana
      • Fountain County
      • This Centennial is located in Fountain County and lies 991 miles [1,594.9 km]<1> to the east of the Centennial that is located in Albany County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centennial
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fountain County community of Centennial.
    • Kansas
      • Sumner County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Centennial [Sumner County].
    • Maryland
      • Howard County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Maryland community of Centennial [Howard County].
    • Michigan
      • Houghton County
      • This Centennial is located in Houghton County and lies 964 miles [1,551.4 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Centennial that is located in Albany County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centennial
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Houghton County community of Centennial.
    • Montana
      • Madison County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Montana community of Centennial [Madison County].
      • Yellowstone 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 Montana community of Centennial [Yellowstone County].
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Centennial lies 2,227 miles [3,584 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Centennial that is located in Albany County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centennial
    • Ohio
      • Lucas 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 Centennial [Lucas County].
    • Ontario
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ontario community of Centennial.
    • Oregon
      • Multnomah County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Oregon community of Centennial [Multnomah County].
    • Pennsylvania
      • Adams County
      • This Centennial is located in Adams County and lies 1,521 miles [2,447.8 km]<1> to the east of the Centennial that is located in Albany County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centennial
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Adams County community of Centennial.
      • Centre County
      • This Centennial is located in Centre County and lies 1,457 miles [2,344.8 km] to the east of the Centennial that is located in Albany County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centennial
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Centre County community of Centennial.
    • Texas
      • Panola County
      • This Centennial is located in Panola County and lies 914 miles [1,470.9 km]<1> to the southeast of the Centennial that is located in Albany County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centennial
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Panola County community of Centennial.
    • West Virginia
      • Monroe County
      • This Centennial is located in Monroe County and lies 1,394 miles [2,243.4 km]<1> to the east of the Centennial that is located in Albany County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centennial
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monroe County community of Centennial.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Centennial ...

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.

  • Deerwood [Albany County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deerwood
    • Deerwood [Albany County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Centennial
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deerwood have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deerwood
  • Foxpark [Albany County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foxpark
    • Foxpark [Albany County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the south of Centennial
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foxpark have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foxpark
  • Harmony [Albany County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmony
    • Harmony [Albany County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Centennial
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harmony have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmony
  • Jays Roost [Carbon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jays Roost
    • Jays Roost [Carbon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Centennial
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jays Roost have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jays Roost
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    • Keystone [Albany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keystone
      • Keystone [Albany County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Centennial
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keystone have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Keystone has also been known as:
      • Douglas Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keystone
    • Mountain Home [Albany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Home
      • Mountain Home [Albany County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the south of Centennial
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Home have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Home
    • Tenmile [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tenmile
      • Tenmile [Carbon County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west of Centennial
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tenmile have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tenmile
    • Woods Landing [Albany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woods Landing
      • Woods Landing [Albany County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Centennial
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woods Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woods Landing

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 Centennial. 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 ...
    • Ken Sailors     (Professional basketball)
      • Professional basketball. He was born in Bushnell (Nebraska) on Friday January 14, 1921 and died in Laramie (Wyoming) on Saturday January 30, 2016 at the age of 95. He is buried at Greenhill Cemetery (Albany County, Wyoming).
      • Laramie is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Centennial.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ken Sailors<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Laramie, which is the Seat of Albany County and lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the east. If you could walk a straight line from Centennial to Laramie, with an average speed<6> 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.
    • Cheyenne, which is the State Capital of Wyoming, lies 69 miles [111 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take about three full days and walking would take three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,538 miles [2,475.2 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 60 days and walking would take 88 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,815 miles [10,967.7 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,580 miles [12,198.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,525 miles [8,891.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Albany County: www.co.albany.wy.us/

The official website for State of Wyoming: www.wyo.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- Centennial) 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 Centennial. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CentennialOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Centennial. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2985, Longitude: -106.1397    
<2>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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek 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 Centennial 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.
<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 Centennial, 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>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.
<6>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.
<7>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 Centennial to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 327.532 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 326.378 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 318.43 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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