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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 Brown Springs, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Brown Springs 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 Brown Springs:
    • 34.157040, -92.920726
    • 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 Brown Springs
  • 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 Brown Springs ...

We have found one communities that share the name Brown Springs.

Within Arkansas, the name Brown Springs is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Missouri
      • Pettis County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Missouri community of Brown Springs [Pettis County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brown Springs ...

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.

  • Central [Hot Spring County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central
    • Central [Hot Spring County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north of Brown Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central
  • Daleville [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daleville
    • Daleville [Clark County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Brown Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daleville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daleville
  • Friendship [Hot Spring County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Friendship
    • Friendship [Hot Spring County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Brown Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 190 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendship have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendship
  • Gravel Junction [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gravel Junction
    • Gravel Junction [Clark County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south of Brown Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gravel Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gravel Junction
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    • Gum Springs [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gum Springs
      • Gum Springs [Clark County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Brown Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 113 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gum Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gum Springs
    • Joan [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joan
      • Joan [Clark County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south of Brown Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joan have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joan
    • Round Hill [Dallas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Round Hill
      • Round Hill [Dallas County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east of Brown Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Round Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Round Hill
    • Twin Oak [Hot Spring County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Oak
      • Twin Oak [Hot Spring County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Brown Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Willow [Dallas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow
      • Willow [Dallas County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the east of Brown Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willow

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 Brown Springs. 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 ...
    • Robert Loveman     (Poet, lyricist)
      • Poet, lyricist. He was born in Cleveland (Ohio) on Monday April 11, 1864 and died in Hot Springs (Arkansas) on Tueday July 10, 1923 at the age of 59. He is buried at West Hill Cemetery (Whitfield County, Georgia).
      • Hot Springs is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the north of Brown Springs.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert Loveman<4>
    • Patsy Montana     (Musician)
      • Musician. She was born in Hot Springs (Arkansas) on Friday October 30, 1908 and died in San Jacinto (California) on Friday May 3, 1996 at the age of 87. She is buried at Riverside National Cemetery (Riverside County, California).
      • Hot Springs is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the north of Brown Springs.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Patsy Montana<4>
    • Arthur 'Sailor Art' Thomas, Sr.     (Professional wrestler)
      • Professional wrestler. He was born in Gurdon (Arkansas) on Wednesday January 30, 1924 and died in Fitchburg (Wisconsin) on Thursday March 20, 2003 at the age of 79. He is buried at Forest Hill Cemetery (Dane County, Wisconsin).
      • Gurdon is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the southwest of Brown Springs.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Arthur 'Sailor Art' Thomas, Sr.<4>

How Far From Brown Springs to ...

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Malvern, which is the Seat of Hot Spring County and lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the north northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Brown Springs to Malvern, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
    • Little Rock, which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 54 miles [86.9 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take over two days and walking would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 938 miles [1,509.6 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<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,765 miles [10,887.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,493 miles [12,058.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,370 miles [8,642.2 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 Brown Springs. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek 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 Brown Springs 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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brown Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brown Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1570, Longitude: -92.9207       In this case, the coordinates for Brown Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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>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 Brown Springs 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 317.546 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 313.863 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.753 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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