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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 Browns Ferry, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Browns Ferry 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 Browns Ferry:
    • 34.472034, -93.124904
    • 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 Browns Ferry
  • 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 Browns Ferry ...

We have found ten communities that share the name Browns Ferry.

Within Arkansas, the name Browns Ferry is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Cullman County
      • This Browns Ferry is located in Cullman County and lies 346 miles [556.8 km]<1> to the east of the Browns Ferry that is located in Garland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browns Ferry
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cullman County community of Browns Ferry.
      • Lawrence County
      • This Browns Ferry is located in Lawrence County and lies 341 miles [548.8 km] to the east of the Browns Ferry that is located in Garland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browns Ferry
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lawrence County community of Browns Ferry.
    • Georgia
      • Camden County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Browns Ferry [Camden County].
      • Hart County
      • This Browns Ferry is located in Hart County and lies 585 miles [941.5 km]<1> to the east of the Browns Ferry that is located in Garland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browns Ferry
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hart County community of Browns Ferry.
    • Mississippi
      • Tate County
      • This Browns Ferry is located in Tate County and lies 165 miles [265.5 km]<1> to the east of the Browns Ferry that is located in Garland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browns Ferry
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tate County community of Browns Ferry.
    • South Carolina
      • Anderson County
      • This Browns Ferry is located in Anderson County and lies 585 miles [941.5 km]<1> to the east of the Browns Ferry that is located in Garland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browns Ferry
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Anderson County community of Browns Ferry.
      • Georgetown County
      • This Browns Ferry is located in Georgetown County and lies 788 miles [1,268.2 km] to the east of the Browns Ferry that is located in Garland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browns Ferry
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Georgetown County community of Browns Ferry.
      • Union County
      • This Browns Ferry is located in Union County and lies 649 miles [1,044.5 km] to the east of the Browns Ferry that is located in Garland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browns Ferry
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Union County community of Browns Ferry.
    • Tennessee
      • Hamilton County
      • This Browns Ferry is located in Hamilton County and lies 443 miles [712.9 km]<1> to the east of the Browns Ferry that is located in Garland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browns Ferry
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hamilton County community of Browns Ferry.
      • Hardin County
      • This Browns Ferry is located in Hardin County and lies 276 miles [444.2 km] to the east of the Browns Ferry that is located in Garland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browns Ferry
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hardin County community of Browns Ferry.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Browns Ferry ...

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.

  • Bonanza Springs [Garland County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonanza Springs
    • Bonanza Springs [Garland County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Browns Ferry
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bonanza Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Euclid Heights [Garland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Euclid Heights
    • Euclid Heights [Garland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Browns Ferry
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Euclid Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Euclid Heights
  • Hempwallace [Garland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hempwallace
    • Hempwallace [Garland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Browns Ferry
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hempwallace have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hempwallace
  • Hot Springs [Garland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hot Springs
    • Hot Springs [Garland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Browns Ferry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,797 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hot Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hot Springs<4>
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Kaiser Ferry [Garland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kaiser Ferry
      • Kaiser Ferry [Garland County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Browns Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kaiser Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kaiser Ferry
    • Mountain Pine [Garland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Pine
      • Mountain Pine [Garland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Browns Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Pine have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 783 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Pine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain Pine<4>
    • Pettyview [Garland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pettyview
      • Pettyview [Garland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Browns Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pettyview have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pettyview
    • Pleasant Hill [Garland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Hill
      • Pleasant Hill [Garland County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Browns Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Hill
    • Red Oak [Garland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Oak
      • Red Oak [Garland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Browns Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Oak
    • Royal [Garland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Royal
      • Royal [Garland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Browns Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Royal have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Royal
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Royal<4>
    • Sunshine [Garland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunshine
      • Sunshine [Garland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Browns Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunshine have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunshine

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 Browns Ferry. 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east of Browns Ferry.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert Loveman<5>
    • 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east of Browns Ferry.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Patsy Montana<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Hot Springs, which is the Seat of Garland County and lies just to the East Northeast.
    • Little Rock, which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 52 miles [83.7 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could walk a straight line from Browns Ferry to Little Rock, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take over two days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 940 miles [1,512.8 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 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 6,757 miles [10,874.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,487 miles [12,049.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,364 miles [8,632.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Garland County: www.garlandcounty.org/

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- Browns Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Browns Ferry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4720, Longitude: -93.1249       In this case, the coordinates for Browns Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock 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 Browns Ferry 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.
<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 Browns Ferry 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 317.708 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.093 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.792 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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