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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 Branchville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Branchville 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 Branchville:
    • 33.902324, -91.880968
    • 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 Branchville
  • 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 Branchville ...

We have found sixteen communities that share the name Branchville.

Within Arkansas, the name Branchville is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Saint Clair County
      • This Branchville is located in Saint Clair County and lies 314 miles [505.3 km]<1> to the east of the Branchville that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branchville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Clair County community of Branchville.
    • Connecticut
      • Fairfield County
      • This Branchville is located in Fairfield County and lies 1,126 miles [1,812.1 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Branchville that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branchville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fairfield County community of Branchville.
    • Florida
      • Gadsden County
      • This Branchville is located in Gadsden County and lies 486 miles [782.1 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Branchville that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branchville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gadsden County community of Branchville.
    • Georgia
      • Laurens 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 Georgia community of Branchville [Laurens County].
      • Mitchell County
      • This Branchville is located in Mitchell County and lies 479 miles [770.9 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Branchville that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branchville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mitchell County community of Branchville.
    • Indiana
      • Perry County
      • This Branchville is located in Perry County and lies 417 miles [671.1 km]<1> to the northeast of the Branchville that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branchville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Perry County community of Branchville.
    • Maryland
      • Prince George's County
      • This Branchville is located in Prince George's County and lies 900 miles [1,448.4 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Branchville that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branchville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Prince George's County community of Branchville.
    • Mississippi
      • Attala County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Mississippi community of Branchville [Attala County].
    • New Jersey
      • Sussex 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 New Jersey community of Branchville [Sussex County].
    • North Carolina
      • Robeson 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 North Carolina community of Branchville [Robeson County].
    • Pennsylvania
      • Erie County
      • This Branchville is located in Erie County and lies 846 miles [1,361.5 km]<1> to the northeast of the Branchville that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branchville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Erie County community of Branchville.
    • South Carolina
      • Orangeburg County
      • This Branchville is located in Orangeburg County and lies 637 miles [1,025.2 km]<1> to the east of the Branchville that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branchville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Orangeburg County community of Branchville.
    • Tennessee
      • Bedford County
      • This Branchville is located in Bedford County and lies 316 miles [508.6 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Branchville that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branchville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bedford County community of Branchville.
      • Franklin County
      • This Branchville is located in Franklin County and lies 327 miles [526.3 km] to the east northeast of the Branchville that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branchville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Franklin County community of Branchville.
    • Texas
      • Milam County
      • This Branchville is located in Milam County and lies 352 miles [566.5 km]<1> to the southwest of the Branchville that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branchville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Milam County community of Branchville.
    • Virginia
      • Southampton County
      • This Branchville is located in Southampton County and lies 844 miles [1,358.3 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Branchville that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branchville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Southampton County community of Branchville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Branchville ...

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.

  • Calmer [Cleveland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calmer
    • Calmer [Cleveland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Branchville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calmer have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calmer
  • Cornerville [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cornerville
    • Cornerville [Lincoln County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Branchville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornerville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornerville
  • Friendship [Cleveland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Friendship
    • Friendship [Cleveland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Branchville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendship have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendship
  • Little Garnett [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Garnett
    • Little Garnett [Lincoln County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Branchville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Garnett have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Garnett
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    • Oak Grove [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Grove
      • Oak Grove [Cleveland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Branchville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove
    • Pansy [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pansy
      • Pansy [Cleveland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Branchville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pansy have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pansy
    • Plantersville [Drew County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plantersville
      • Plantersville [Drew County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Branchville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plantersville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plantersville
    • Rest [Lincoln County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rest
      • Rest [Lincoln County] was located less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Branchville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rest have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Rock Springs [Drew County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Springs
      • Rock Springs [Drew County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Branchville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Springs
    • Rose Hill [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Hill
      • Rose Hill [Lincoln County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Branchville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Hill
    • Star City [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star City
      • Star City [Lincoln County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Branchville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,030 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Star City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Star City<5>

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 Branchville. 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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    • Charles Johnson     (Negro League Baseball)
      • Negro League Baseball. He was born in Pine Bluff (Arkansas) on Saturday August 7, 1909 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Saturday June 10, 2006 at the age of 96. He is buried at Oak Woods Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Pine Bluff is located 23 miles [37 km] to the north of Branchville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles Johnson<6>
    • Charlie May Simon     (Author)
      • Author. She was born in Monticello (Arkansas) on Tueday August 17, 1897 and died in Little Rock (Arkansas) on Monday March 21, 1977 at the age of 79. She is buried at Mt. Holly Cemetery (Pulaski County, Arkansas).
      • Monticello is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Branchville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charlie May Simon<6>
    • Clark Terry     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Saint Louis (Missouri) on Tueday December 14, 1920 and died in Pine Bluff (Arkansas) on Saturday February 21, 2015 at the age of 94. He is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx County, New York).
      • Pine Bluff is located 23 miles [37 km] to the north of Branchville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Clark Terry<6>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Star City, which is the Seat of Lincoln County and lies just to the Northeast.
    • Little Rock, which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 61 miles [98.2 km]<1> to the north northwest (NNW). If you could walk a straight line from Branchville to Little Rock, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take about three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 892 miles [1,435.5 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of two days, a buggy would take 35 days and walking would take 51 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,738 miles [10,843.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,462 miles [12,008.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,338 miles [8,590.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Branchville. 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Branchville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Branchville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9023, Longitude: -91.8810       In this case, the coordinates for Branchville 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 Branchville 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>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 Branchville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>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.
<8>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 Branchville to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 316.854 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 313.024 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.341 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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