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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 Booneville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Booneville 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 Booneville:
    • 35.139539, -93.919420
    • 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 Booneville
  • 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 Booneville ...

We have found seven communities that share the name Booneville.

Within Arkansas, the name Booneville is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Escambia County
      • This Booneville is located in Escambia County and lies 455 miles [732.3 km]<1> to the southeast of the Booneville that is located in Logan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Escambia County community of Booneville.
    • Iowa
      • Dallas County
      • This Booneville is located in Dallas County and lies 440 miles [708.1 km]<1> to the north of the Booneville that is located in Logan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dallas County community of Booneville.
    • Kansas
      • Booneville #
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Booneville.
    • Kentucky
      • Owsley County
      • This Booneville is located in Owsley County and lies 591 miles [951.1 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Booneville that is located in Logan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Owsley County community of Booneville.
    • Mississippi
      • Prentiss County
      • This Booneville is located in Prentiss County and lies 304 miles [489.2 km]<1> to the east of the Booneville that is located in Logan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Prentiss County community of Booneville.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Clinton County
      • This Booneville is located in Clinton County and lies 985 miles [1,585.2 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Booneville that is located in Logan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clinton County community of Booneville.
    • Tennessee
      • Lincoln County
      • This Booneville is located in Lincoln County and lies 420 miles [675.9 km]<1> to the east of the Booneville that is located in Logan County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lincoln County community of Booneville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Booneville ...

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.

  • Barber [Logan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barber
    • Barber [Logan County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Booneville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barber have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barber
  • Branch [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Branch
    • Branch [Franklin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Booneville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 341 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branch
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Branch<4>
  • Echo [Logan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Echo
    • Echo [Logan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the west of Booneville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Echo have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Echo
  • Golden City [Logan County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Golden City
    • Golden City [Logan County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Booneville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Golden City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Leon [Franklin County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leon
      • Leon [Franklin County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Booneville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Lucas [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lucas
      • Lucas [Logan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Booneville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lucas
    • Magazine [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magazine
      • Magazine [Logan County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Booneville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 830 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magazine have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magazine
    • Mountain Grove [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Grove
      • Mountain Grove [Logan County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Booneville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Grove
    • Quarry Heights [Yell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quarry Heights
      • Quarry Heights [Yell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Booneville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quarry Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quarry Heights
    • Ratcliff [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ratcliff
      • Ratcliff [Logan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Booneville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 183 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ratcliff have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ratcliff
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ratcliff<4>
    • Sugar Grove [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugar Grove
      • Sugar Grove [Logan County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Booneville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sugar Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Grove

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 Booneville. 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.

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    • Marvin Edward Blaylock     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Fort Smith (Arkansas) on Monday September 30, 1929 and died in Conway (Arkansas) on Saturday October 23, 1993 at the age of 64. He is buried at Pinecrest Memorial Park (Saline County, Arkansas).
      • Fort Smith is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the northwest of Booneville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marvin Edward Blaylock<5>
    • Roy Buchanan     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Ozark (Arkansas) on Saturday September 23, 1939 and died in Fairfax Hills (Virginia) on Sunday August 14, 1988 at the age of 48. He is buried at Columbia Gardens Cemetery (Arlington County, Virginia).
      • Ozark is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the north of Booneville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Roy Buchanan<5>
    • Jay Hanna 'Dizzy' Dean     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Lucas (Arkansas) on Sunday January 16, 1910 and died in Reno (Nevada) on Wednesday July 17, 1974 at the age of 64.
      • Lucas is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest of Booneville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jay Hanna 'Dizzy' Dean<5>
    • Paul 'Daffy' Dean     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Lucas (Arkansas) on Thursday August 14, 1913 and died in Springdale (Arkansas) on Tueday March 17, 1981 at the age of 67. He is buried at Oakland Memorial Cemetery (Johnson County, Arkansas).
      • Lucas is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest of Booneville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Paul 'Daffy' Dean<5>
    • Jack Fleck     (Professional golf)
      • Professional golf. He was born in Bettendorf (Iowa) on Monday November 7, 1921 and died in Fort Smith (Arkansas) on Friday March 21, 2014 at the age of 92. He is buried at Ft. Smith National Cemetery (Sebastian County, Arkansas).
      • Fort Smith is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the northwest of Booneville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jack Fleck<5>
    • David Morris Rowlands     (Actor)
    • Hal Smith     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Barling (Arkansas) on Monday June 1, 1931 and died in Fort Smith (Arkansas) on Saturday April 12, 2014 at the age of 82. He is buried at Ft. Smith National Cemetery (Sebastian County, Arkansas).
      • Barling is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest of Booneville.
      • Fort Smith is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the northwest of Booneville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hal Smith<5>
    • Ernest Whitman     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Fort Smith (Arkansas) on Tueday February 21, 1893 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Thursday August 5, 1954 at the age of 61. He is buried at Rosedale Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Fort Smith is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the northwest of Booneville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ernest Whitman<5>

How Far From Booneville 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 city such as Booneville to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Little Rock, which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 97 miles [156.1 km]<1> to the east southeast (ESE). If you could drive a straight line from Booneville to Little Rock, with an average speed<6>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 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 964 miles [1,551.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 38 days and walking would take 55 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,753 miles [10,867.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,487 miles [12,049.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,365 miles [8,634.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Arkansas

About Logan County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Booneville) 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 Booneville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Booneville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Booneville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1395, Longitude: -93.9194       In this case, the coordinates for Booneville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 Booneville 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.
<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 Booneville 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 318.29 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.857 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 313.043 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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