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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 Brockington Corner, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Brockington Corner 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 Brockington Corner:
    • 34.970644, -92.295152
    • 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 Brockington Corner
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brockington Corner ...

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.

  • Gold Creek [Faulkner County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gold Creek
    • Gold Creek [Faulkner County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Brockington Corner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gold Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gold Creek
  • Gravel Ridge [Pulaski County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gravel Ridge
    • Gravel Ridge [Pulaski County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Brockington Corner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gravel Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gravel Ridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gravel Ridge<3>
  • Hamlet [Faulkner County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamlet
    • Hamlet [Faulkner County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Brockington Corner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamlet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamlet
  • Marche [Pulaski County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marche
    • Marche [Pulaski County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Brockington Corner
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marche
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    • Mayflower [Faulkner County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayflower
      • Mayflower [Faulkner County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Brockington Corner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,391 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayflower
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayflower<3>
    • Mineral [Pulaski County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineral
      • Mineral [Pulaski County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Brockington Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineral have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mount Pilgrim [Pulaski County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pilgrim
      • Mount Pilgrim [Pulaski County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Brockington Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pilgrim have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pilgrim
    • Oak Grove [Pulaski County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Grove
      • Oak Grove [Pulaski County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Brockington Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove
    • Otto [Faulkner County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Otto
      • Otto [Faulkner County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Brockington Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Otto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Otto
    • Round Mountain [Faulkner County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Round Mountain
      • Round Mountain [Faulkner County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Brockington Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Round Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Round Mountain
    • Sunny Gap [Faulkner County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunny Gap
      • Sunny Gap [Faulkner County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Brockington Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunny Gap have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Zion Hill [Pulaski County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zion Hill
      • Zion Hill [Pulaski County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Brockington Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zion Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zion Hill

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 Brockington Corner. 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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    • Marvin Edward Blaylock     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Fort Smith (Arkansas) on Monday September 30, 1929 and died in Conway (Arkansas) on Saturday October 23, 1993 at the age of 64. He is buried at Pinecrest Memorial Park (Saline County, Arkansas).
      • Conway is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest of Brockington Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marvin Edward Blaylock<4>
    • Otis Owen Brannan     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Greenbrier (Arkansas) on Monday March 13, 1899 and died in Little Rock (Arkansas) on Tueday June 6, 1967 at the age of 68. He is buried at Springhill Cemetery (Faulkner County, Arkansas).
      • Greenbrier is located 18 miles [29 km] to the north of Brockington Corner.
      • Little Rock is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Brockington Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Otis Owen Brannan<4>
    • Gail Davis     (Actress)
    • William Malcolm 'Bill' Dickey     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Bastrop (Louisiana) on Thursday June 6, 1907 and died in Little Rock (Arkansas) on Friday November 12, 1993 at the age of 86. He is buried at Roselawn Memorial Park (Pulaski County, Arkansas).
      • Little Rock is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Brockington Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Malcolm 'Bill' Dickey<4>
    • John Gould Fletcher     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Little Rock (Arkansas) on Sunday January 3, 1886 and died in Little Rock (Arkansas) on Wednesday May 10, 1950 at the age of 64. He is buried at Mt. Holly Cemetery (Pulaski County, Arkansas).
      • Little Rock is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Brockington Corner.
      • Little Rock is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Brockington Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Gould Fletcher<4>
    • Ann Gillis     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Little Rock (Arkansas) on Saturday February 12, 1927 and died in Horam (England) on Wednesday January 31, 2018 at the age of 90.
      • Little Rock is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Brockington Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ann Gillis<4>
    • Ransom Joseph 'Randy' Jackson     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Little Rock (Arkansas) on Wednesday February 10, 1926 and died in Athens (Georgia) on Wednesday March 20, 2019 at the age of 93.
      • Little Rock is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Brockington Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ransom Joseph 'Randy' Jackson<4>
    • Lawrence Phillips     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Little Rock (Arkansas) on Monday May 12, 1975 and died in Delano (California) on Wednesday January 13, 2016 at the age of 40. He is buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Little Rock is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Brockington Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lawrence Phillips<4>
    • Elihan Pitts     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Mayflower (Arkansas) on Thursday February 3, 1938 and died in Buffalo (New York) on Friday July 10, 1998 at the age of 60.
      • Mayflower is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west of Brockington Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Elihan Pitts<4>
    • Arthur Lee 'Art' Porter, Jr.     (Musician, composer)
      • Musician, composer. He was born in Little Rock (Arkansas) on Thursday August 3, 1961 and died in Little Rock (Arkansas) on Saturday November 23, 1996 at the age of 35. He is buried at Roselawn Memorial Park (Pulaski County, Arkansas).
      • Little Rock is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Brockington Corner.
      • Little Rock is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Brockington Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Arthur Lee 'Art' Porter, Jr.<4>
    • Carl Sawatski     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Shickshinny (Pennsylvania) on Friday November 4, 1927 and died in Little Rock (Arkansas) on Sunday November 24, 1991 at the age of 64. He is buried at Pinecrest Memorial Park (Saline County, Arkansas).
      • Little Rock is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Brockington Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carl Sawatski<4>
    • 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).
      • Little Rock is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Brockington Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charlie May Simon<4>
    • Billy Ray 'Rabbit' Smith, Sr.     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Augusta (Arkansas) on Sunday January 27, 1935 and died in Little Rock (Arkansas) on Wednesday March 21, 2001 at the age of 66. He is buried at Augusta Memorial Park (Woodruff County, Arkansas).
      • Little Rock is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Brockington Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Billy Ray 'Rabbit' Smith, Sr.<4>

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

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

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    • Conway, which is the Seat of Faulkner County and lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Brockington Corner to Conway, with an average speed<5> 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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south (S). The buggy would take five to six hours and walking would take most of a day.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 883 miles [1,421.1 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<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,700 miles [10,782.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,429 miles [11,955.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,306 miles [8,539.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brockington Corner. 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 from Point A (ie- Brockington Corner) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brockington Corner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9706, Longitude: -92.2952       In this case, the coordinates for Brockington Corner 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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>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.
<6>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 Brockington Corner to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 317.214 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 313.583 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.341 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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