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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 Hamilton Dome, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Hamilton Dome 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 Hamilton Dome:
    • 43.774613, -108.575400
    • 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 Hamilton Dome
  • 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 Hamilton Dome ...

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.

  • Dumbell [Park County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dumbell
    • Dumbell [Park County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Hamilton Dome
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dumbell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dumbell
  • Grass Creek [Hot Springs County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grass Creek
    • Grass Creek [Hot Springs County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Hamilton Dome
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grass Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grass Creek
  • Kirby [Hot Springs County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirby
    • Kirby [Hot Springs County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the east of Hamilton Dome
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 84 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kirby<3>
  • Meeteetse [Park County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meeteetse
    • Meeteetse [Park County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Hamilton Dome
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 325 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meeteetse
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meeteetse<3>
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Owl Creek [Hot Springs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owl Creek
      • Owl Creek [Hot Springs County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Hamilton Dome
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owl Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owl Creek
    • Sales Place [Big Horn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sales Place
      • Sales Place [Big Horn County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the north of Hamilton Dome
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sales Place have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sales Place
    • Sunshine [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunshine
      • Sunshine [Park County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Hamilton Dome
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunshine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunshine
    • Thermopolis [Hot Springs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thermopolis
      • Thermopolis [Hot Springs County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Hamilton Dome
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,770 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thermopolis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thermopolis<3>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Thermopolis, which is the Seat of Hot Springs County and lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the east southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Hamilton Dome to Thermopolis, with an average speed<4> 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 264 miles [424.9 km] to the southeast (SE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take four to five hours, a buggy would take 11 days and walking would take 15 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,658 miles [2,668.3 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 65 days and walking would take 95 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,734 miles [10,837.3 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 7,502 miles [12,073.3 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,478 miles [8,816 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Wyoming

About Hot Springs County

About Wyoming

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hot Springs County: www.hscounty.com/

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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hamilton Dome) 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 Hamilton Dome. 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 Hamilton DomeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hamilton Dome. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.7746, Longitude: -108.5754    
<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 Hamilton Dome 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 329.582 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 329.016 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 319.535 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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