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The location of Liveoak Landing









Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Liveoak Landing.

This page contains seven sections:

Outdoor Activities ...

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

When in Liveoak Landing, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Liveoak Landing and the surrounding area.

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Liveoak Landing and surrounding area.

Astronomy ...

Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help amateurs find their way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website lists the visible planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their track 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 the location for Liveoak Landing. Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude for your actual position.

The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Liveoak Landing.

Bird Watching ...

We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.

The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Mobile County as the starting point when you click on the link below:

The Mobile County sighting report from eBird.

Since Liveoak Landing is near Baldwin County and also Pickens County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:

Sighting report for Baldwin County

Sighting report for Pickens 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:

The Waymark.com website, centered on Liveoak Landing.

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Liveoak Landing and extending to:

  • Mobile [Map], which is the Seat of Mobile County, lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South. If you could walk a straight line from Liveoak Landing to Mobile, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 146 miles [235 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 9 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 833 miles [1,340.6 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 33 days and walking would take 48 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,731 miles [10,832.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,433 miles [11,962.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,311 miles [8,547.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Liveoak Landing ...

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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Axis   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North of Liveoak Landing   [Map]

Celeste   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Chickasaw   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Hatters   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Hurricane   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]

Little Pines   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]

Lower Hall Landing   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]

Magazine   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]

Plateau   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]

Sand Landing   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Saraland   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]

Spanish Trace   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]

Summerville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Upper Hall Landing   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]

Whistler   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Williams Heights   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Liveoak Landing. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

Tommie Lee Aaron

Major League Baseball. He was born in Mobile (Alabama) on Saturday August 5, 1939 and died on Thursday August 16, 1984 at an age of 45. He was buried at Catholic Cemetery (Alabama).

Mobile [Map] is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south of Liveoak Landing

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tommie Lee Aaron<7>

Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews

Author. She was born in Mobile (Alabama) on Monday April 2, 1860 and died in Syracuse (New York) on Sunday August 2, 1936 at an age of 76. She was buried at Oakwood Cemetery (Onondaga County, New York) [Map].

Mobile [Map] is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south of Liveoak Landing

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews

Billy Bang     (Born as William Vincent Walker)

Musician. He was born in Mobile (Alabama) on Saturday September 20, 1947 and died in Bronx (New York) on Monday April 11, 2011 at an age of 63. He was buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx County, New York) [Map].

Mobile [Map] is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south of Liveoak Landing

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Billy Bang

Alva Erskine Stirling Smith Belmont

Suffragette. She was born in Mobile (Alabama) on Monday January 17, 1853 and died in Paris (France) [Map] on Thursday January 26, 1933 at an age of 80. She was buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx County, New York) [Map].

Mobile [Map] is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south of Liveoak Landing

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Alva Erskine Stirling Smith Belmont

Jean Byron     (Born as Imogene Audette Burkhart)

Actress. She was born in Paducah (Kentucky) on Thursday December 10, 1925 and died in Mobile (Alabama) on Friday February 3, 2006 at an age of 80. She was buried at Mobile Memorial Gardens (Mobile County, Alabama) [Map].

Mobile [Map] is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south of Liveoak Landing

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jean Byron

Thomas Cooper De Leon

Author. He was born in Columbia (South Carolina) on Tueday May 21, 1839 and died in Mobile (Alabama) on Thursday March 19, 1914 at an age of 74. He was buried at Magnolia Cemetery (Mobile County, Alabama) [Map].

Mobile [Map] is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south of Liveoak Landing

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Thomas Cooper De Leon

John Lewis Dodge, Jr.

Major League Baseball. He was born in Bolivar (Tennessee) on Saturday April 27, 1889 and died in Mobile (Alabama) on Monday June 19, 1916 at an age of 27. He was buried at Cave Hill Cemetery (Jefferson County, Kentucky) [Map].

Mobile [Map] is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south of Liveoak Landing

Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Lewis Dodge, Jr.

Calvin Robert 'Cal' Ellison

Actor. He was born in Jacksonville (Florida) on Thursday May 14, 1925 and died in Semmes (Alabama) on Monday November 15, 2010 at an age of 85. He was buried at Mobile Memorial Gardens (Mobile County, Alabama) [Map].

Semmes [Map] is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the west of Liveoak Landing

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Calvin Robert 'Cal' Ellison

Harry Curtis 'Harry Love' Galbreath

Professional football. He was born in Clarksville (Tennessee) on Friday January 1, 1965 and died in Mobile (Alabama) on Tueday July 27, 2010 at an age of 45.

Mobile [Map] is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south of Liveoak Landing

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harry Curtis 'Harry Love' Galbreath

Lil Greenwood

Singer. She was born in Prichard (Alabama) on Tueday November 18, 1924 and died in Mobile (Alabama) on Tueday July 19, 2011 at an age of 86. She was buried at Catholic Cemetery (Alabama).

Prichard [Map] is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest of Liveoak Landing

Mobile [Map] is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south of Liveoak Landing

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lil Greenwood

Vivian Malone Jones

Social activist. She was born in Mobile (Alabama) on Wednesday July 15, 1942 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Thursday October 13, 2005 at an age of 63. She was buried at Westview Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia) [Map].

Mobile [Map] is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south of Liveoak Landing

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Vivian Malone Jones

William March     (Born as William Edward Campbell)

Author. He was born in Mobile (Alabama) on Tueday September 18, 1894 and died in New Orleans (Louisiana) on Saturday May 15, 1954 at an age of 59.

Mobile [Map] is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south of Liveoak Landing

Find-A-Grave Memorial: William March

Theodore Roosevelt Radcliffe

Negro League Baseball. He was born in Mobile (Alabama) on Monday July 7, 1902 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Thursday August 11, 2005 at an age of 103. He was buried at Oak Woods Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois) [Map].

Mobile [Map] is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south of Liveoak Landing

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Theodore Roosevelt Radcliffe

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Mobile County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mobile County: www.mobilecounty.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.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- Liveoak Landing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Liveoak Landing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8371, Longitude: -88.0175     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Liveoak Landing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Liveoak Landing to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 314.192 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 309.517 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.291 degrees.

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<7>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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