RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Old McKeal Place, Wyoming

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other WY
Communities













Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Old McKeal Place, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Old McKeal Place 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 Old McKeal Place:
    • 41.588571, -106.959490
    • 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 Old McKeal Place
  • Bird Watching ...
    • We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website for local sighting reports and to help identify hotspots.
    • The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Carbon County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
    • eBird sighting report for Carbon County
  • 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 Old McKeal Place ...

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.

  • Coyote Springs [Carbon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coyote Springs
    • Coyote Springs [Carbon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Old McKeal Place
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coyote Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coyote Springs
  • Dana [Carbon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dana
    • Dana [Carbon County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Old McKeal Place
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dana
  • Days [Carbon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Days
    • Days [Carbon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Old McKeal Place
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Days have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Days
  • Elk Mountain [Carbon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk Mountain
    • Elk Mountain [Carbon County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the east of Old McKeal Place
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 184 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk Mountain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elk Mountain<3>
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Encampment [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Encampment
      • Encampment [Carbon County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the south of Old McKeal Place
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 423 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Encampment
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Encampment<3>
    • Ivans Grove [Carbon County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ivans Grove
      • Ivans Grove [Carbon County] was located 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the east of Old McKeal Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ivans Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Meads [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meads
      • Meads [Carbon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Old McKeal Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meads
    • Overland [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Overland
      • Overland [Carbon County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Old McKeal Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Overland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Overland
    • Tenmile [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tenmile
      • Tenmile [Carbon County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Old McKeal Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tenmile have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tenmile

How Far From Old McKeal Place to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Old McKeal Place to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Rawlins, which is the Seat of Carbon County and lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Old McKeal Place to Rawlins, 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 115 miles [185.1 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,580 miles [2,542.8 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 62 days and walking would take 90 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,821 miles [10,977.3 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 7,587 miles [12,210.1 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,538 miles [8,912.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wyoming

About Carbon County

About Wyoming

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Old McKeal Place. 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 from Point A (ie- Old McKeal Place) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old McKeal Place. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5886, Longitude: -106.9595       In this case, the coordinates for Old McKeal Place have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 Old McKeal Place 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 328.178 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 327.163 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 318.859 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 28 Sep 2021