**499**is a prime number.

**499**is the smallest prime that is the sum of a prime number of first odd primes:

**499**= 3 + 5 + 7 + 11 + 13 + 17 + 19 + 23 + 29 + 31 + 37 + 41 + 43 + 47 + 53 + 59 + 61.

**499**

^{499}ends with the digits 499499. In general, its odd powers end with

**499**and its even powers end with 001.

Separate

**499**into two (49, 9) and three (4, 9, 9) groups and get two primes after replacing each subset with each subset with its square root, namely 73 and 233. Replacing each digit of these latter two primes with their cubes results in two new primes: 34327 and 82727.

**499**is the number of ways to place 26 points on a 13 x 13 grid so that no three points are on a line.

**499**is the smallest number with the property that its first 12 multiples contain the digit 9.

**499**seconds is the average time interval for sunlight from the sun to reach Earth.

Source: Prime Curios!