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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 Brashears, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Brashears 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 Brashears:
    • 35.812042, -93.795191
    • 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 Brashears
  • 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 Brashears ...

We have found two communities that share the name Brashears.

Within Arkansas, the name Brashears is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Louisiana
      • East Baton Rouge Parish
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Louisiana community of Brashears [East Baton Rouge Parish].
    • Ohio
      • Hocking County
      • This community is historic<1> and although located in Hocking County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hocking County community of Brashears.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brashears ...

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.

  • Boston [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boston
    • Boston [Madison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the east of Brashears
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boston
  • Cannon Creek [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cannon Creek
    • Cannon Creek [Madison County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Brashears
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cannon Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cannon Creek
  • Combs [Madison County]
  • Crosses [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crosses
    • Crosses [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Brashears
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crosses have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crosses
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Fly Gap [Franklin County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fly Gap
      • Fly Gap [Franklin County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south of Brashears
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fly Gap have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hazel Valley [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazel Valley
      • Hazel Valley [Washington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the west of Brashears
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazel Valley
    • Health [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Health
      • Health [Madison County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the west of Brashears
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Health have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Health
    • Jordan [Madison County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jordan
      • Jordan [Madison County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Brashears
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jordan have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mountain Crest [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Crest
      • Mountain Crest [Franklin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Brashears
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Crest have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Crest
    • Patrick [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patrick
      • Patrick [Madison County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest of Brashears
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patrick have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patrick
    • Peanut [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peanut
      • Peanut [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southeast of Brashears
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peanut have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peanut

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 Brashears. 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 ...
    • 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 22 miles [35.4 km] to the south of Brashears.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Roy Buchanan<5>
    • John Sherman 'Sherm' Lollar     (Major League Baseball)

How Far From Brashears to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Brashears to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Huntsville, which is the Seat of Madison County and lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the north. If you could walk a straight line from Brashears to Huntsville, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 hours.
    • Little Rock, which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 113 miles [181.9 km] to the southeast (SE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 942 miles [1,516 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 37 days and walking would take 54 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,714 miles [10,805.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,449 miles [11,988 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,329 miles [8,576.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Arkansas

About Madison County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Brashears, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Brashears) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Brashears. 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 Brashears

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brashears. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8120, Longitude: -93.7952    
<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 Brashears 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 318.267 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.918 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.876 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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