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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 Brawley, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Brawley 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 Brawley:
    • 34.854545, -94.312715
    • 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 Brawley
  • 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 Brawley ...

We have found two communities that share the name Brawley.

Within Arkansas, the name Brawley is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • California
      • Imperial County
      • This Brawley is located in Imperial County and lies 1,220 miles [1,963.4 km]<1> to the west of the Brawley that is located in Scott County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brawley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Imperial County community of Brawley.
    • Missouri
      • Oregon County
      • This Brawley is located in Oregon County and lies 219 miles [352.4 km]<1> to the northeast of the Brawley that is located in Scott County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brawley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Oregon County community of Brawley.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brawley ...

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.

  • Bryan [Scott County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bryan
    • Bryan [Scott County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Brawley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bryan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bryan
  • Coaldale [Scott County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coaldale
    • Coaldale [Scott County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Brawley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coaldale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coaldale
  • Hiawatha [Le Flore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hiawatha
    • Hiawatha [Le Flore County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Brawley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hiawatha have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hiawatha
  • Loving [Le Flore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loving
    • Loving [Le Flore County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Brawley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loving have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loving
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Oliver [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oliver
      • Oliver [Scott County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Brawley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oliver have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oliver
    • Sensation [Scott County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sensation
      • Sensation [Scott County] was located 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Brawley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sensation have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Sugar Creek [Le Flore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugar Creek
      • Sugar Creek [Le Flore County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Brawley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sugar Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Creek
    • Tintop [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tintop
      • Tintop [Scott County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Brawley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tintop have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tintop

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 Brawley. 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 ...
    • 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 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Brawley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jay Hanna 'Dizzy' Dean<3>
    • 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 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Brawley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Paul 'Daffy' Dean<3>
    • T. Texas Tyler     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Mena (Arkansas) on Tueday June 20, 1916 and died in Springfield (Missouri) on Sunday January 23, 1972 at the age of 55. He is buried at Woodmere Memorial Park (Cabell County, West Virginia).
      • Mena is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Brawley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: T. Texas Tyler<3>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Waldron, which is the Seat of Scott County and lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Brawley to Waldron, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
    • Little Rock, which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 116 miles [186.7 km] to the east (E). 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 992 miles [1,596.5 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 39 days and walking would take 57 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,783 miles [10,916.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,516 miles [12,095.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,395 miles [8,682.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Arkansas

About Scott County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brawley. 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 '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- Brawley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brawley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8545, Longitude: -94.3127       In this case, the coordinates for Brawley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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.
<3>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.
<4>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.
<5>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 Brawley to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 318.522 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 315.092 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 313.265 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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