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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, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Browns 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 Browns:
    • 35.093147, -90.387044
    • 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
  • 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 ...

We have found 33 communities that share the name Browns.

Within Arkansas, the name Browns is unique.

Beyond Arkansas, we know of another 33 communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Dallas County
      • This Browns is located in Dallas County and lies 252 miles [405.6 km]<1> to the southeast of the Browns that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browns
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dallas County community of Browns.
      • Sumter County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Sumter County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sumter County community of Browns.
    • California
      • San Bernardino County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of Browns [San Bernardino County].
    • Georgia
      • Baldwin County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Browns [Baldwin County].
      • Bartow County
      • This Browns is located in Bartow County and lies 320 miles [515 km]<1> to the east of the Browns that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browns
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bartow County community of Browns.
      • Cobb County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Browns [Cobb County].
      • Dade County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Browns [Dade County].
      • Effingham County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Browns [Effingham County].
    • Illinois
      • Edwards County
      • This Browns is located in Edwards County and lies 262 miles [421.6 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Browns that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browns
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Edwards County community of Browns.
      • Wabash County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Illinois community of Browns [Wabash County].
    • Iowa
      • Clinton County
      • This Browns is located in Clinton County and lies 479 miles [770.9 km]<1> to the north of the Browns that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browns
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clinton County community of Browns.
    • Kansas
      • Kingman County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Browns [Kingman County].
    • Louisiana
      • East Feliciana Parish
      • This Browns is located in East Feliciana Parish and lies 299 miles [481.2 km]<1> to the south of the Browns that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browns
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the East Feliciana Parish community of Browns.
    • Massachusetts
      • Plymouth County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Massachusetts community of Browns [Plymouth County].
    • Michigan
      • Bay County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Browns [Bay County].
      • Berrien County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Browns [Berrien County].
    • Missouri
      • Boone County
      • This Browns is located in Boone County and lies 292 miles [469.9 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Browns that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browns
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Boone County community of Browns.
      • New Madrid County
      • This Browns is located in New Madrid County and lies 129 miles [207.6 km] to the north northeast of the Browns that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browns
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the New Madrid County community of Browns.
    • Nevada
      • Humboldt County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Nevada community of Browns [Humboldt County].
      • Washoe County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Washoe County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washoe County community of Browns.
    • New Jersey
      • Passaic County
      • This Browns is located in Passaic County and lies 964 miles [1,551.4 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Browns that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browns
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Passaic County community of Browns.
    • Ohio
      • Jefferson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Browns [Jefferson County].
      • Miami County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Browns [Miami County].
      • Preble County
      • This Browns is located in Preble County and lies 458 miles [737.1 km]<1> to the northeast of the Browns that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browns
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Preble County community of Browns.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Allegheny County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Browns [Allegheny County].
      • Beaver County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Browns [Beaver County].
      • Clinton County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Browns [Clinton County].
      • Luzerne County
      • This Browns is located in Luzerne County and lies 903 miles [1,453.2 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Browns that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browns
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Luzerne County community of Browns.
    • Tennessee
      • Cocke County
      • This Browns is located in Cocke County and lies 411 miles [661.4 km]<1> to the east of the Browns that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browns
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cocke County community of Browns.
      • Macon County
      • This Browns is located in Macon County and lies 265 miles [426.5 km] to the east northeast of the Browns that is located in Crittenden County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browns
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Macon County community of Browns.
    • Virginia
      • Albemarle County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Browns [Albemarle County].
    • West Virginia
      • Lewis County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of Browns [Lewis County].
      • Mason County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of Browns [Mason County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Browns ...

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.

  • Democrat [Saint Francis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Democrat
    • Democrat [Saint Francis County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Browns
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Democrat have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Democrat
  • Dixie [Crittenden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dixie
    • Dixie [Crittenden County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Browns
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dixie have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dixie
  • Greasy Corner [Saint Francis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greasy Corner
    • Greasy Corner [Saint Francis County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Browns
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greasy Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greasy Corner
  • Kate [Crittenden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kate
    • Kate [Crittenden County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Browns
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kate have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kate
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Louise [Crittenden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louise
      • Louise [Crittenden County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Browns
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louise have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louise
    • Mallory Spur [Crittenden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mallory Spur
      • Mallory Spur [Crittenden County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Browns
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mallory Spur have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mallory Spur
    • Mounds [Cross County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mounds
      • Mounds [Cross County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Browns
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mounds have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mounds
    • New Shady Grove [Saint Francis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Shady Grove
      • New Shady Grove [Saint Francis County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Browns
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Shady Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Shady Grove
    • Shell Lake [Saint Francis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shell Lake
      • Shell Lake [Saint Francis County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Browns
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shell Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shell Lake
    • Topaz [Crittenden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Topaz
      • Topaz [Crittenden County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Browns
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Topaz have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Topaz
    • Wildwood [Saint Francis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wildwood
      • Wildwood [Saint Francis County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Browns
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wildwood have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wildwood

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. 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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    • Johnny Ace     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Memphis (Tennessee) on Sunday June 9, 1929 and died in Houston (Texas) on Saturday December 25, 1954 at the age of 25. He is buried at New Park Cemetery (Shelby County, Tennessee).
      • Memphis is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Browns.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Johnny Ace<5>
    • James Pinckney Alley     (Cartoonist)
      • Cartoonist. He was born in Benton (Arkansas) on Sunday January 11, 1885 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Monday April 16, 1934 at the age of 49.
      • Memphis is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Browns.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Pinckney Alley<5>
    • Charles 'Packy' Axton     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Memphis (Tennessee) on Saturday February 15, 1941 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Sunday January 20, 1974 at the age of 32. He is buried at Forest Hill Cemetery East (Shelby County, Tennessee).
      • Memphis is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Browns.
      • Memphis is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Browns.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles 'Packy' Axton<5>
    • Kathy Bates     (Oscar winning actress, director)
      • Oscar winning actress, director. She was born in Memphis (Tennessee) on Monday June 28, 1948
      • Memphis is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Browns.
    • Cecil Stamps Blackwood     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Ackerman (Mississippi) on Sunday October 28, 1934 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Monday November 13, 2000 at the age of 66.
      • Memphis is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Browns.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Cecil Stamps Blackwood<5>
    • Bobby 'Blue' Bland     (Singer, songwriter)
      • Singer, songwriter. He was born in Rosemark (Tennessee) on Monday January 27, 1930 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Sunday June 23, 2013 at the age of 83.
      • Memphis is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Browns.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bobby 'Blue' Bland<5>
    • Reverend William Herbert Brewster, Sr.     (Musician)
    • Lorraine Brox     (Actress, singer)
      • Actress, singer. She was born in Memphis (Tennessee) on Sunday November 11, 1900 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Monday June 14, 1993 at the age of 92. She is buried at Desert Memorial Park (Riverside County, California).
      • Memphis is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Browns.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lorraine Brox<5>
    • Ronnie Caldwell     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Memphis (Tennessee) on Monday December 27, 1948 and died in Madison (Wisconsin) on Sunday December 10, 1967 at the age of 19.
      • Memphis is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Browns.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ronnie Caldwell<5>
    • James Carr     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Clarksdale (Mississippi) on Saturday June 13, 1942 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Sunday January 7, 2001 at the age of 58. He is buried at New Park Cemetery (Shelby County, Tennessee).
      • Memphis is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Browns.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Carr<5>
    • O'Landa Draper     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Memphis (Tennessee) on Sunday September 29, 1963 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Tueday July 21, 1998 at the age of 34.
      • Memphis is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Browns.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: O'Landa Draper<5>
    • Donald 'Duck' Dunn     (Musician, songwriter, producer)
      • Musician, songwriter, producer. He was born in Memphis (Tennessee) on Monday November 24, 1941 and died in Tokyo (Japan) on Sunday May 13, 2012 at the age of 70.
      • Memphis is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Browns.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Donald 'Duck' Dunn<5>
    • Larry Finch     (Professional basketball)
      • Professional basketball. He was born in Memphis (Tennessee) on Friday February 16, 1951 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Saturday April 2, 2011 at the age of 60.
      • Memphis is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Browns.
      • Memphis is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Browns.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Larry Finch<5>

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

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

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    • Marion, which is the Seat of Crittenden County and lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Browns to Marion, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take 6 hours 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 108 miles [173.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW). 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 780 miles [1,255.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 31 days and walking would take 45 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,620 miles [10,653.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,344 miles [11,819 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,220 miles [8,400.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Browns. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0931, Longitude: -90.3870       In this case, the coordinates for Browns have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Browns, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>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 Browns 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.
<4>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.
<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 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 315.999 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.191 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.479 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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