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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 Shell Landing, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Shell Landing 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 Shell Landing:
    • 30.910739, -87.871383
    • 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 Shell Landing
  • 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 Shell Landing ...

We have found three communities that share the name Shell Landing.

Within Alabama, the name Shell Landing is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Delaware
      • Sussex County
      • This Shell Landing is located in Sussex County and lies 897 miles [1,443.6 km]<1> to the northeast of the Shell Landing that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shell Landing
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sussex County community of Shell Landing.
    • North Carolina
      • Beaufort County
      • This Shell Landing is located in Beaufort County and lies 708 miles [1,139.4 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Shell Landing that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shell Landing
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Beaufort County community of Shell Landing.
      • Carteret County
      • This Shell Landing is located in Carteret County and lies 703 miles [1,131.4 km] to the east northeast of the Shell Landing that is located in Baldwin County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shell Landing
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carteret County community of Shell Landing.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Shell 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 wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Carpenter [Baldwin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carpenter
    • Carpenter [Baldwin County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Shell Landing
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carpenter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carpenter
  • Crossroads [Baldwin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crossroads
    • Crossroads [Baldwin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Shell Landing
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crossroads
  • Hurricane [Baldwin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurricane
    • Hurricane [Baldwin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Shell Landing
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurricane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurricane
  • Lower Hall Landing [Baldwin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lower Hall Landing
    • Lower Hall Landing [Baldwin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Shell Landing
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lower Hall Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lower Hall Landing
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Mud Landing [Baldwin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mud Landing
      • Mud Landing [Baldwin County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Shell Landing
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mud Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mud Landing
    • Rice Creek Landing [Baldwin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rice Creek Landing
      • Rice Creek Landing [Baldwin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Shell Landing
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rice Creek Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rice Creek Landing
    • Sand Landing [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Landing
      • Sand Landing [Mobile County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Shell Landing
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Landing
    • Upper Hall Landing [Baldwin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upper Hall Landing
      • Upper Hall Landing [Baldwin County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Shell Landing
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Upper Hall Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upper Hall Landing
    • Whitehouse Forks [Baldwin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitehouse Forks
      • Whitehouse Forks [Baldwin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Shell Landing
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehouse Forks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehouse Forks

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 Shell 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.

  • View Our List ...
    • Tommie Lee Aaron     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Mobile (Alabama) on Saturday August 5, 1939 and died on Thursday August 16, 1984 at the age of 45. He is buried at Catholic Cemetery (Mobile County, Alabama).
      • Mobile is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Shell Landing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tommie Lee Aaron<3>
    • Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews     (Author)
      • Author. She was born in Mobile (Alabama) on Monday April 2, 1860 and died in Syracuse (New York) on Sunday August 2, 1936 at the age of 76. She is buried at Oakwood Cemetery (Onondaga County, New York).
      • Mobile is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Shell Landing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews<3>
    • Billy Bang     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Mobile (Alabama) on Saturday September 20, 1947 and died in Bronx (New York) on Monday April 11, 2011 at the age of 63. He is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx County, New York).
      • Mobile is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Shell Landing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Billy Bang<3>
    • Alva Erskine Stirling Smith Belmont     (Suffragette)
      • Suffragette. She was born in Mobile (Alabama) on Monday January 17, 1853 and died in Paris (France) on Thursday January 26, 1933 at the age of 80. She is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx County, New York).
      • Mobile is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Shell Landing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Alva Erskine Stirling Smith Belmont<3>
    • Jean Byron     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Paducah (Kentucky) on Thursday December 10, 1925 and died in Mobile (Alabama) on Friday February 3, 2006 at the age of 80. She is buried at Mobile Memorial Gardens (Mobile County, Alabama).
      • Mobile is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Shell Landing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jean Byron<3>
    • Thomas Cooper De Leon     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Columbia (South Carolina) on Tueday May 21, 1839 and died in Mobile (Alabama) on Thursday March 19, 1914 at the age of 74. He is buried at Magnolia Cemetery (Mobile County, Alabama).
      • Mobile is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Shell Landing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Thomas Cooper De Leon<3>
    • John Lewis Dodge, Jr.     (Major League Baseball)
      • 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 the age of 27. He is buried at Cave Hill Cemetery (Jefferson County, Kentucky).
      • Mobile is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Shell Landing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Lewis Dodge, Jr.<3>
    • Calvin Robert 'Cal' Ellison     (Actor)
    • Harry Curtis 'Harry Love' Galbreath     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Clarksville (Tennessee) on Friday January 1, 1965 and died in Mobile (Alabama) on Tueday July 27, 2010 at the age of 45.
      • Mobile is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Shell Landing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harry Curtis 'Harry Love' Galbreath<3>
    • Lil Greenwood     (Singer)
      • Singer. She was born in Prichard (Alabama) on Tueday November 18, 1924 and died in Mobile (Alabama) on Tueday July 19, 2011 at the age of 86. She is buried at Catholic Cemetery (Mobile County, Alabama).
      • Prichard is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest of Shell Landing.
      • Mobile is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Shell Landing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lil Greenwood<3>
    • Vivian Malone Jones     (Social reformer)
      • Social reformer. She was born in Mobile (Alabama) on Wednesday July 15, 1942 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Thursday October 13, 2005 at the age of 63. She is buried at Westview Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia).
      • Mobile is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Shell Landing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Vivian Malone Jones<3>
    • William March     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Mobile (Alabama) on Tueday September 18, 1894 and died in New Orleans (Louisiana) on Saturday May 15, 1954 at the age of 59.
      • Mobile is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Shell Landing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William March<3>
    • Satchel Paige     (Major League and Negro League Baseball)
      • Major League and Negro League Baseball. He was born in Mobile (Alabama) on Saturday July 7, 1906 and died in Kansas City (Missouri) on Tueday June 8, 1982 at the age of 75. He is buried at Forest Hill & Calvary Cemetery (Jackson County, Missouri).
      • Mobile is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Shell Landing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Satchel Paige<3>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Bay Minette, which is the Seat of Baldwin County and lies just to the East Southeast.
    • Montgomery, which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 137 miles [220.5 km]<1> to the northeast (NE). If you could drive a straight line from Shell Landing to Montgomery, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 823 miles [1,324.5 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 33 days and walking would take 47 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,721 miles [10,816.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,423 miles [11,946.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,301 miles [8,531.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Baldwin County: www.co.baldwin.al.us/

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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Shell Landing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shell Landing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9107, Longitude: -87.8714       In this case, the coordinates for Shell Landing 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>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.
<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 Shell Landing 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 314.112 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 309.435 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.223 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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