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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 McMullen, we use the following websites to find information relevant to McMullen 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 McMullen:
    • 33.148213, -88.175405
    • 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 McMullen
  • 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 McMullen ...

We have found two communities that share the name McMullen.

Within Alabama, the name McMullen is unique.

Beyond Alabama, we know of another two communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Missouri
      • Randolph County
      • This community is historic<1> and although located in Randolph County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Randolph County community of McMullen.
    • Virginia
      • Greene County
      • This McMullen is located in Greene County and lies 651 miles [1,047.7 km]<2> to the northeast of the McMullen that is located in Pickens County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McMullen
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greene County community of McMullen.

Curious and Interesting Names Near McMullen ...

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.

  • Aliceville [Pickens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aliceville
    • Aliceville [Pickens County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southeast of McMullen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,254 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aliceville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aliceville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aliceville<4>
  • Archer [Pickens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Archer
    • Archer [Pickens County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north of McMullen
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Archer have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archer
  • Dillburg [Pickens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dillburg
    • Dillburg [Pickens County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northeast of McMullen
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dillburg have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dillburg
  • Foxtrap [Noxubee County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foxtrap
    • Foxtrap [Noxubee County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southwest of McMullen
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foxtrap have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Grantsville [Noxubee County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grantsville
      • Grantsville [Noxubee County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest of McMullen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hickory [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory
      • Hickory [Pickens County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east of McMullen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory
    • Pickens Ferry [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pickens Ferry
      • Pickens Ferry [Pickens County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northwest of McMullen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pickens Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickens Ferry
    • Pickensville [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pickensville
      • Pickensville [Pickens County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northwest of McMullen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 578 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickensville
    • Pickensville Ferry [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pickensville Ferry
      • Pickensville Ferry [Pickens County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northwest of McMullen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pickensville Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickensville Ferry
    • Plantersville [Noxubee County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plantersville
      • Plantersville [Noxubee County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the west of McMullen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plantersville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Pleasant Ridge [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Ridge
      • Pleasant Ridge [Greene County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southeast of McMullen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Ridge
    • Ridge [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridge
      • Ridge [Greene County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south of McMullen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridge
    • Stones Ferry [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stones Ferry
      • Stones Ferry [Pickens County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest of McMullen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stones Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stones Ferry

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 McMullen. 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.

  • View Our List ...
    • Henry 'Hurricane Hank' Armstrong     (Professional boxer)
    • Carey Bell     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Macon (Mississippi) on Saturday November 14, 1936 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Sunday May 6, 2007 at the age of 70.
      • Macon is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the west of McMullen.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carey Bell<5>
    • Jesse Fortune     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Macon (Mississippi) on Friday February 28, 1930 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Monday August 31, 2009 at the age of 79.
      • Macon is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the west of McMullen.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jesse Fortune<5>
    • Bobby Ray Williams     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Geiger (Alabama) on Saturday February 28, 1942 and died in Oklahoma City (Oklahoma) on Sunday August 5, 2012 at the age of 70. He is buried at Wyuka Cemetery (Lancaster County, Nebraska).
      • Geiger is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the south of McMullen.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bobby Ray Williams<5>
    • Andrew Patrick Wood     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Columbus (Mississippi) on Saturday January 8, 1966 and died in Bremerton (Washington) on Monday March 19, 1990 at the age of 24. He is buried at Miller - Woodlawn Memorial Park (Kitsap County, Washington).
      • Columbus is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northwest of McMullen.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andrew Patrick Wood<5>

How Far From McMullen to ...

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Carrollton, which is the Seat of Pickens County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north northeast. If you could walk a straight line from McMullen to Carrollton, with an average speed<6> 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, which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 121 miles [194.7 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 737 miles [1,186.1 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 29 days and walking would take 42 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,626 miles [10,663.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,337 miles [11,807.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,213 miles [8,389.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Pickens County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 McMullen, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>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 drawn from Point A (ie- McMullen) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for McMullen. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from McMullen

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McMullen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1482, Longitude: -88.1754       In this case, the coordinates for McMullen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<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 McMullen 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 314.481 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 310.168 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.926 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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