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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 Hawk Springs, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Hawk Springs 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 Hawk Springs:
    • 41.786176, -104.264678
    • 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 Hawk Springs
  • 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 Hawk Springs ...

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.

  • Goodland [Goshen County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodland
    • Goodland [Goshen County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Hawk Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodland
  • Hartman [Scotts Bluff County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartman
    • Hartman [Scotts Bluff County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Hawk Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartman
  • Henry [Furnas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henry
    • Henry [Furnas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast of Hawk Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 104 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henry
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henry<3>
  • Holly [Goshen County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly
    • Holly [Goshen County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Hawk Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly
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    • Joyce [Scotts Bluff County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joyce
      • Joyce [Scotts Bluff County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast of Hawk Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joyce have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joyce
    • Silver Tip [Goshen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Tip
      • Silver Tip [Goshen County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Hawk Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Tip have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Tip
    • Veteran [Goshen County]
    • Wycross [Goshen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wycross
      • Wycross [Goshen County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Hawk Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wycross have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wycross

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Torrington, which is the Seat of Goshen County and lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the north northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Hawk Springs to Torrington, 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 6 hours.
    • Cheyenne, which is the State Capital of Wyoming, lies 53 miles [85.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take over two days and walking would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,440 miles [2,317.5 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<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 7,498 miles [12,066.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,435 miles [8,746.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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- Hawk Springs) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hawk Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hawk SpringsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hawk Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7862, Longitude: -104.2647    
<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 Hawk Springs 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 326.159 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 324.827 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 317.32 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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