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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 Jerome, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Jerome 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 Jerome:
    • 33.397977, -91.470342
    • 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 Jerome
  • 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 Jerome ...

We have found 22 communities that share the name Jerome.

Within Arkansas, the name Jerome is unique.

Beyond Arkansas, we know of another 22 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 22 communities, 21 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arizona
      • Yavapai County
      • This Jerome is located in Yavapai County and lies 1,182 miles [1,902.2 km]<1> to the west of the Jerome that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerome
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Yavapai County community of Jerome.
    • California
      • Siskiyou County
      • This Jerome is located in Siskiyou County and lies 1,756 miles [2,826 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Jerome that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerome
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Siskiyou County community of Jerome.
    • Florida
      • Collier County
      • This Jerome is located in Collier County and lies 792 miles [1,274.6 km]<1> to the southeast of the Jerome that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerome
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Collier County community of Jerome.
    • Georgia
      • Heard 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 Jerome [Heard County].
    • Idaho
      • Jerome County
      • This Jerome is located in Jerome County and lies 1,402 miles [2,256.3 km]<1> to the northwest of the Jerome that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerome
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jerome County community of Jerome.
    • Illinois
      • Sangamon County
      • This Jerome is located in Sangamon County and lies 450 miles [724.2 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Jerome that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerome
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sangamon County community of Jerome.
    • Indiana
      • Howard County
      • This Jerome is located in Howard County and lies 574 miles [923.8 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Jerome that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerome
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Howard County community of Jerome.
    • Iowa
      • Appanoose County
      • This Jerome is located in Appanoose County and lies 512 miles [824 km]<1> to the north of the Jerome that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerome
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Appanoose County community of Jerome.
    • Kansas
      • Atchison 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 Kansas community of Jerome [Atchison County].
      • Gove 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 Kansas community of Jerome [Gove County].
      • Rawlins 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 Kansas community of Jerome [Rawlins County].
    • Michigan
      • Hillsdale County
      • This Jerome is located in Hillsdale County and lies 707 miles [1,137.8 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Jerome that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerome
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsdale County community of Jerome.
    • Missouri
      • Phelps County
      • This Jerome is located in Phelps County and lies 314 miles [505.3 km]<1> to the north of the Jerome that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerome
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Phelps County community of Jerome.
    • North Carolina
      • Bladen County
      • This Jerome is located in Bladen County and lies 734 miles [1,181.3 km]<1> to the east of the Jerome that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerome
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bladen County community of Jerome.
      • Johnston 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 North Carolina community of Jerome [Johnston County].
    • Ohio
      • Union County
      • This Jerome is located in Union County and lies 654 miles [1,052.5 km]<1> to the northeast of the Jerome that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerome
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Union County community of Jerome.
    • Ontario
      • This Jerome lies 1,093 miles [1,759 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Jerome that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerome
    • Pennsylvania
      • Somerset County
      • This Jerome is located in Somerset County and lies 834 miles [1,342.2 km]<1> to the northeast of the Jerome that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerome
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Somerset County community of Jerome.
    • Virginia
      • Shenandoah County
      • This Jerome is located in Shenandoah County and lies 803 miles [1,292.3 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Jerome that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerome
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Shenandoah County community of Jerome.
    • West Virginia
      • Morgan County
      • This Jerome is located in Morgan County and lies 837 miles [1,347 km]<1> to the northeast of the Jerome that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerome
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Morgan County community of Jerome.
    • Wisconsin
      • Rusk 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 Wisconsin community of Jerome [Rusk County].
    • Wyoming
      • Weston County
      • This Jerome is located in Weston County and lies 1,015 miles [1,633.5 km]<1> to the northwest of the Jerome that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerome
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Weston County community of Jerome.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Jerome ...

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.

  • Constance [Chicot County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Constance
    • Constance [Chicot County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Jerome
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Constance have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Decker [Chicot County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Decker
    • Decker [Chicot County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Jerome
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Decker have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Deep Elm [Chicot County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deep Elm
    • Deep Elm [Chicot County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Jerome
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deep Elm have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deep Elm
  • Hedges Ferry [Ashley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hedges Ferry
    • Hedges Ferry [Ashley County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Jerome
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hedges Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hedges Ferry
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    • Jordan [Drew County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jordan
      • Jordan [Drew County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Jerome
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jordan have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Lake Village [Chicot County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Village
      • Lake Village [Chicot County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Jerome
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,194 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Village
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Village<4>
    • Lloyd [Ashley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lloyd
      • Lloyd [Ashley County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Jerome
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lloyd have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lloyd
    • Maxey [Chicot County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maxey
      • Maxey [Chicot County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Jerome
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maxey have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Post Oak [Ashley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Post Oak
      • Post Oak [Ashley County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Jerome
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Post Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Post Oak
    • Yellow Bayou [Chicot County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yellow Bayou
      • Yellow Bayou [Chicot County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Jerome
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yellow Bayou have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yellow Bayou

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 Jerome. 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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    • J. Blackfoot     (Musician, singer)
      • Musician, singer. He was born in Greenville (Mississippi) on Wednesday November 20, 1946 and died in Germantown (Tennessee) on Wednesday November 30, 2011 at the age of 65.
      • Greenville is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Jerome.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: J. Blackfoot<5>
    • Tyrone Davis     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Greenville (Mississippi) on Wednesday May 4, 1938 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Wednesday February 9, 2005 at the age of 66. He is buried at Oakridge - Glen Oak Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Greenville is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Jerome.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tyrone Davis<5>
    • 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).
      • Monticello is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northwest of Jerome.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charlie May Simon<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Monticello, which is the Seat of Drew County and lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Jerome to Monticello, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
    • Little Rock, which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 103 miles [165.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take 4 days and walking would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 888 miles [1,429.1 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 35 days and walking would take 51 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,747 miles [10,858.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,469 miles [12,020.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,344 miles [8,600.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Arkansas

About Drew County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Jerome. 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 Jerome

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jerome. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3980, Longitude: -91.4703       In this case, the coordinates for Jerome 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 Jerome 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 Jerome 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 316.546 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.599 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.248 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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