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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 Boynton, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Boynton and the surrounding area.

  • 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 Boynton:
    • 35.981460, -90.248431
    • 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 Boynton
  • 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 Boynton ...

We have found ten communities that share the name Boynton.

Within Arkansas, the name Boynton is unique.

Beyond Arkansas, we know of another ten communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these ten communities, nine are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Georgia
      • Catoosa County
      • This Boynton is located in Catoosa County and lies 293 miles [471.5 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Boynton that is located in Mississippi County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boynton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Catoosa County community of Boynton.
    • Illinois
      • Tazewell County
      • This Boynton is located in Tazewell County and lies 305 miles [490.8 km]<1> to the north of the Boynton that is located in Mississippi County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boynton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tazewell County community of Boynton.
    • Missouri
      • Sullivan County
      • This Boynton is located in Sullivan County and lies 334 miles [537.5 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Boynton that is located in Mississippi County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boynton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sullivan County community of Boynton.
    • North Dakota
      • Dickey County
      • This Boynton is located in Dickey County and lies 823 miles [1,324.5 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Boynton that is located in Mississippi County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boynton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dickey County community of Boynton.
    • Oklahoma
      • Muskogee County
      • This Boynton is located in Muskogee County and lies 303 miles [487.6 km]<1> to the west of the Boynton that is located in Mississippi County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boynton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Muskogee County community of Boynton.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Centre County
      • 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 Pennsylvania community of Boynton [Centre County].
      • Somerset County
      • This Boynton is located in Somerset County and lies 662 miles [1,065.4 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Boynton that is located in Mississippi County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boynton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Somerset County community of Boynton.
    • Quebec
      • This Boynton lies 1,138 miles [1,831.4 km]<1> to the northeast of the Boynton that is located in Mississippi County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boynton
    • Texas
      • Angelina County
      • This Boynton is located in Angelina County and lies 406 miles [653.4 km]<1> to the southwest of the Boynton that is located in Mississippi County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boynton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Angelina County community of Boynton.
      • Panola County
      • 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 Texas community of Boynton [Panola County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Boynton ...

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.

  • Brown [Mississippi County] - Historic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brown
    • Brown [Mississippi County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Boynton
  • Buckeye [Mississippi County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buckeye have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buckeye
    • Buckeye [Mississippi County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Boynton
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckeye
  • Clearwater [Mississippi County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clearwater have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clearwater
    • Clearwater [Mississippi County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Boynton
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clearwater
  • Cockrum [Dunklin County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cockrum have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cockrum
    • Cockrum [Dunklin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Boynton
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cockrum
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Happy Corners [Craighead County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Happy Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Happy Corners
      • Happy Corners [Craighead County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Boynton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Happy Corners
    • Leachville [Mississippi County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leachville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leachville
      • Leachville [Mississippi County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Boynton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,864 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leachville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leachville<4>
    • Poplar Corner [Mississippi County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poplar Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplar Corner
      • Poplar Corner [Mississippi County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Boynton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplar Corner
    • Red Onion [Craighead County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Onion have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Onion
      • Red Onion [Craighead County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Boynton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Onion

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 Boynton. 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 ...
    • Dee Clark     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Blytheville (Arkansas) on Monday November 7, 1938 and died in Smyrna (Georgia) on Friday December 7, 1990 at the age of 52. He is buried at Oakridge - Glen Oak Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Blytheville is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Boynton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dee Clark<5>
    • Marshall Grant     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Nantahala (North Carolina) on Saturday May 5, 1928 and died in Jonesboro (Arkansas) on Sunday August 7, 2011 at the age of 83.
      • Jonesboro is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the southwest of Boynton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marshall Grant<5>
    • Frank 'Son' Seals     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Osceola (Arkansas) on Friday August 14, 1942 and died in Richton Park (Illinois) on Monday December 20, 2004 at the age of 62. He is buried at Homewood Memorial Gardens (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Osceola is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the southeast of Boynton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frank 'Son' Seals<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Little Rock, which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 142 miles [228.5 km]<1> to the southwest (SW). If you could drive a straight line from Boynton to Little Rock, with an average speed<6>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 751 miles [1,208.6 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 30 days and walking would take 43 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,570 miles [10,573.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,297 miles [11,743.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,174 miles [8,326.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mississippi County: www.mcagov.com/

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' (or 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- Boynton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boynton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9815, Longitude: -90.2484       In this case, the coordinates for Boynton 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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Boynton 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 Boynton 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 315.97 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.277 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.243 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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