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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

How Far From Aubrey 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 town such as Aubrey to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Aubrey to:

  • Marianna [Map], which is the Seat of Lee County, lies just to the East Northeast.
  • Little Rock [Map], which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 77 miles [123.9 km] to the West (W). If you could drive a straight line from Aubrey to Little Rock, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 817 miles [1,314.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 32 days and walking would take 47 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,658 miles [10,715 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 7,383 miles [11,881.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,259 miles [8,463.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Aubrey ...

We have found 14 communities that share the name Aubrey.

While the name Aubrey is unique within Arkansas, we know of another 14 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Outside of Arkansas

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Alabama

Lee County

Our profile page for Aubrey, Lee County   [Map]
Distance: About 343 miles [552 km] to the East Southeast

Arizona

Yavapai County

Our profile page for Aubrey, Yavapai County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Yavapai County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Georgia

Bartow County

Our profile page for Aubrey, Bartow County   [Map]
Distance: About 351 miles [564.9 km] to the East

Heard County

Our profile page for Aubrey, Heard County   [Map]
Distance: About 346 miles [556.8 km] to the East Southeast

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Kansas

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Aubrey, Hamilton County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Hamilton County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Johnson County

Our profile page for Aubrey, Johnson County
This community is historic.<8>
Although located in Johnson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Louisiana

Tensas Parish

Our profile page for Aubrey, Tensas Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 194 miles [312.2 km] to the South

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Mississippi

Noxubee County

Our profile page for Aubrey, Noxubee County   [Map]
Distance: About 182 miles [292.9 km] to the Southeast

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Missouri

Johnson County

Our profile page for Aubrey, Johnson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Johnson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Oklahoma

Creek County

Our profile page for Aubrey, Creek County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Creek County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Ontario

Our profile page for Aubrey
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in , we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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South Dakota

Minnehaha County

Our profile page for Aubrey, Minnehaha County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Minnehaha County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Texas

Denton County

Our profile page for Aubrey, Denton County   [Map]
Distance: About 361 miles [581 km] to the West Southwest

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Wisconsin

Richland County

Our profile page for Aubrey, Richland County   [Map]
Distance: About 594 miles [956 km] to the North

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Aubrey ...

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.

Blackfoot   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast of Aubrey   [Map]
Cypress Corner   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Four Forks   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Gill   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Hicks   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hicksville   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hopper   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Little Prairie (Historic)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Maple Corner   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Marvell   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Poplar Grove   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Spring Creek   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Turkey Scratch   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Vineyard   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [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 Aubrey. 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.

Robert Nighthawk     (Born as Robert Lee McCollum)
  Musician. He was born in Helena (Arkansas) on Tueday November 30, 1909 and died in Helena (Arkansas) on Sunday November 5, 1967 at an age of 58. He was buried at Magnolia Cemetery (Phillips County, Arkansas) [Map].

Helena [Map] is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the southeast of Aubrey

Helena [Map] is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the southeast of Aubrey

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert Nighthawk<9>
 
Oscar Polk
  Actor. He was born in Marianna (Arkansas) on Monday December 25, 1899 and died in New York (New York) on Tueday January 4, 1949 at an age of 49. He was buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery (Queens County, New York) [Map].

Marianna [Map] is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast of Aubrey

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Oscar Polk

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

The official website for State of Arkansas: www.arkansas.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Aubrey. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Aubrey) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Aubrey. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Aubrey

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aubrey. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7198, Longitude: -90.8980     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Aubrey 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 Aubrey 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 316.296 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.485 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.772 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Aubrey could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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<8>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 Aubrey, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<9>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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