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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 McKinley, we use the following websites to find information relevant to McKinley 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 McKinley:
    • 42.632191, -105.138865
    • 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 McKinley
  • 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 McKinley ...

We have found nineteen communities that share the name McKinley.

Within Wyoming, the name McKinley is unique.

Beyond Wyoming, we know of another nineteen communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these nineteen communities, eighteen are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Marengo County
      • This McKinley is located in Marengo County and lies 1,195 miles [1,923.2 km]<1> to the east southeast of the McKinley that is located in Converse County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKinley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marengo County community of McKinley.
    • Illinois
      • Washington County
      • This McKinley is located in Washington County and lies 872 miles [1,403.3 km]<1> to the east southeast of the McKinley that is located in Converse County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKinley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of McKinley.
    • Indiana
      • Washington County
      • This McKinley is located in Washington County and lies 1,024 miles [1,648 km]<1> to the east of the McKinley that is located in Converse County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKinley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of McKinley.
    • Kansas
      • Washington County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Washington County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of McKinley.
    • Manitoba
      • We haven't found the location of this community yet.
    • Michigan
      • Oscoda County
      • This McKinley is located in Oscoda County and lies 1,065 miles [1,714 km]<1> to the east northeast of the McKinley that is located in Converse County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKinley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Oscoda County community of McKinley.
    • Minnesota
      • Saint Louis County
      • This McKinley is located in Saint Louis County and lies 705 miles [1,134.6 km]<1> to the east northeast of the McKinley that is located in Converse County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKinley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Louis County community of McKinley.
    • Missouri
      • Lawrence County
      • This McKinley is located in Lawrence County and lies 720 miles [1,158.7 km]<1> to the east southeast of the McKinley that is located in Converse County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKinley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lawrence County community of McKinley.
    • New Mexico
      • McKinley #
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New Mexico community of McKinley.
    • New York
      • Montgomery County
      • This McKinley is located in Montgomery County and lies 1,543 miles [2,483.2 km]<1> to the east of the McKinley that is located in Converse County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKinley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of McKinley.
    • Ohio
      • Cuyahoga County
      • This McKinley is located in Cuyahoga County and lies 1,196 miles [1,924.8 km]<1> to the east of the McKinley that is located in Converse County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKinley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cuyahoga County community of McKinley.
    • Oregon
      • Coos County
      • This McKinley is located in Coos County and lies 953 miles [1,533.7 km]<1> to the west of the McKinley that is located in Converse County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKinley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Coos County community of McKinley.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Elk County
      • This McKinley is located in Elk County and lies 1,342 miles [2,159.7 km]<1> to the east of the McKinley that is located in Converse County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKinley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Elk County community of McKinley.
      • Montgomery County
      • This McKinley is located in Montgomery County and lies 1,557 miles [2,505.7 km] to the east of the McKinley that is located in Converse County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKinley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of McKinley.
    • Tennessee
      • Blount County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of McKinley [Blount County].
      • Washington County
      • This McKinley is located in Washington County and lies 1,282 miles [2,063.2 km]<1> to the east southeast of the McKinley that is located in Converse County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKinley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of McKinley.
    • Virginia
      • Augusta County
      • This McKinley is located in Augusta County and lies 1,390 miles [2,237 km]<1> to the east of the McKinley that is located in Converse County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKinley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Augusta County community of McKinley.
    • West Virginia
      • Wood County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of McKinley [Wood County].
    • Wisconsin
      • Polk County
      • This McKinley is located in Polk County and lies 673 miles [1,083.1 km]<1> to the east northeast of the McKinley that is located in Converse County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKinley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Polk County community of McKinley.

Curious and Interesting Names Near McKinley ...

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.

  • Alberta [Converse County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alberta
    • Alberta [Converse County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northwest of McKinley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alberta have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alberta
  • Crane [Platte County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crane
    • Crane [Platte County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southeast of McKinley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crane have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crane
  • Dead Man Crossing [Converse County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dead Man Crossing
    • Dead Man Crossing [Converse County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the west of McKinley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dead Man Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dead Man Crossing
  • Deadmans Corner [Converse County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deadmans Corner
    • Deadmans Corner [Converse County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of McKinley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deadmans Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deadmans Corner
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    • Hartville [Platte County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartville
      • Hartville [Platte County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southeast of McKinley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 60 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartville<5>
    • Lost Springs [Converse County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lost Springs
      • Lost Springs [Converse County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of McKinley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lost Springs<5>
    • Manville [Niobrara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manville
      • Manville [Niobrara County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the east of McKinley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 83 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manville<5>
    • Meadowdale [Platte County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadowdale
      • Meadowdale [Platte County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the east of McKinley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadowdale have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadowdale
    • Sunrise [Platte County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunrise
      • Sunrise [Platte County] was located 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southeast of McKinley

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Douglas, which is the Seat of Converse County and lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest. If you could walk a straight line from McKinley to Douglas, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
    • Cheyenne, which is the State Capital of Wyoming, lies 104 miles [167.4 km] to the south (S). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take 4 days and walking would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,485 miles [2,389.9 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 58 days and walking would take 85 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,710 miles [10,798.7 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 7,475 miles [12,029.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,423 miles [8,727.5 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 McKinley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Converse County: www.conversecounty.org/

The official website for State of Wyoming: www.wyo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- McKinley) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McKinley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6322, Longitude: -105.1389       In this case, the coordinates for McKinley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 McKinley, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>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 McKinley 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.
<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>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 McKinley 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 326.876 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 325.753 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 317.697 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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