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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 Brickeys, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Brickeys 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 Brickeys:
    • 34.860598, -90.595733
    • 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 Brickeys
  • 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 Brickeys ...

We have found one communities that share the name Brickeys.

Within Arkansas, the name Brickeys is unique.

Beyond Arkansas, there is another community also named Brickeys in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Missouri
      • Sainte Genevieve County
      • This Brickeys is located in Sainte Genevieve County and lies 223 miles [358.9 km]<1> to the north of the Brickeys that is located in Lee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brickeys
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sainte Genevieve County community of Brickeys.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brickeys ...

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.

  • Cody [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cody
    • Cody [Lee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Brickeys
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cody have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cody
  • Council [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Council
    • Council [Lee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Brickeys
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Council have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Council
  • Cut-Off Ferry [Saint Francis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cut-Off Ferry
    • Cut-Off Ferry [Saint Francis County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Brickeys
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cut-Off Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cut-Off Ferry
  • Mud Lake [Saint Francis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mud Lake
    • Mud Lake [Saint Francis County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Brickeys
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mud Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mud Lake
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    • Peters [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peters
      • Peters [Lee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Brickeys
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peters have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peters
    • Red Oak Ferry [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Oak Ferry
      • Red Oak Ferry [Lee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Brickeys
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Oak Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Oak Ferry
    • Robinson Ferry [Saint Francis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robinson Ferry
      • Robinson Ferry [Saint Francis County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Brickeys
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robinson Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robinson Ferry
    • True Love Crossing [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for True Love Crossing
      • True Love Crossing [Lee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Brickeys
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for True Love Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on True Love Crossing

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 Brickeys. 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 ...
    • Dave 'Hawg' Hanner     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Parkin (Arkansas) on Thursday May 22, 1930 and died in Tarpon Springs (Florida) on Thursday September 11, 2008 at the age of 78.
      • Parkin is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Brickeys.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dave 'Hawg' Hanner<3>
    • Robert Lockwood, Jr.     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Turkey Scratch (Arkansas) on Saturday March 27, 1915 and died in Cleveland (Ohio) on Tueday November 21, 2006 at the age of 91. He is buried at Riverside Cemetery (Cuyahoga County, Ohio).
      • Turkey Scratch is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the southwest of Brickeys.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert Lockwood, Jr.<3>
    • Robert Nighthawk     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Helena (Arkansas) on Tueday November 30, 1909 and died in Helena (Arkansas) on Sunday November 5, 1967 at the age of 58. He is buried at Magnolia Cemetery (Phillips County, Arkansas).
      • Helena is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the south of Brickeys.
      • Helena is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the south of Brickeys.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert Nighthawk<3>
    • Oscar Polk     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Marianna (Arkansas) on Monday December 25, 1899 and died in New York (New York) on Tueday January 4, 1949 at the age of 49. He is buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery (Queens County, New York).
      • Marianna is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest of Brickeys.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Oscar Polk<3>
    • Charlie Rich     (Singer, musician)
      • Singer, musician. He was born in Colt (Arkansas) on Wednesday December 14, 1932 and died in Hammond (Louisiana) on Tueday July 25, 1995 at the age of 62.
      • Colt is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northwest of Brickeys.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charlie Rich<3>
    • Johnnie Harrison Taylor     (Singer)
    • William Caesar Warfield     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in West Helena (Arkansas) on Thursday January 22, 1920 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Sunday August 25, 2002 at the age of 82. He is buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery (Monroe County, New York).
      • West Helena is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the south of Brickeys.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Caesar Warfield<3>
    • Minor Watson     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Marianna (Arkansas) on Sunday December 22, 1889 and died in Alton (Illinois) on Wednesday July 28, 1965 at the age of 75. He is buried at Alton Cemetery (Madison County, Illinois).
      • Marianna is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest of Brickeys.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Minor Watson<3>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Marianna, which is the Seat of Lee County and lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Brickeys to Marianna, 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 94 miles [151.3 km] to the west (W). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 798 miles [1,284.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 32 days and walking would take 46 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,639 miles [10,684.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,364 miles [11,851.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,239 miles [8,431.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brickeys. 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brickeys) 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 Brickeys. 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 Brickeys

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brickeys. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8606, Longitude: -90.5957    
<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 Brickeys 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 316.115 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.293 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.614 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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