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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 Mitchellville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Mitchellville 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 Mitchellville:
    • 33.905371, -91.498448
    • 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 Mitchellville
  • 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 Mitchellville ...

We have found ten communities that share the name Mitchellville.

Within Arkansas, the name Mitchellville is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Calhoun County
      • This Mitchellville is located in Calhoun County and lies 311 miles [500.5 km]<1> to the east of the Mitchellville that is located in Desha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchellville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Calhoun County community of Mitchellville.
    • Indiana
      • Marion 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 Indiana community of Mitchellville [Marion County].
    • Iowa
      • Polk County
      • This Mitchellville is located in Polk County and lies 545 miles [877.1 km]<1> to the north of the Mitchellville that is located in Desha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchellville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Polk County community of Mitchellville.
    • Kansas
      • Hamilton 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 Mitchellville [Hamilton County].
      • Stanton 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 Mitchellville [Stanton County].
    • Maryland
      • Prince George's County
      • This Mitchellville is located in Prince George's County and lies 888 miles [1,429.1 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Mitchellville that is located in Desha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchellville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Prince George's County community of Mitchellville.
    • Missouri
      • Harrison County
      • This Mitchellville is located in Harrison County and lies 457 miles [735.5 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Mitchellville that is located in Desha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchellville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Harrison County community of Mitchellville.
    • Ontario
      • This Mitchellville lies 1,100 miles [1,770.3 km]<1> to the northeast of the Mitchellville that is located in Desha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchellville
    • South Carolina
      • Jasper County
      • This Mitchellville is located in Jasper County and lies 614 miles [988.1 km]<1> to the east of the Mitchellville that is located in Desha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchellville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jasper County community of Mitchellville.
    • Tennessee
      • Sumner County
      • This Mitchellville is located in Sumner County and lies 337 miles [542.3 km]<1> to the northeast of the Mitchellville that is located in Desha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchellville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sumner County community of Mitchellville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Mitchellville ...

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.

  • Back Gate [Desha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Back Gate
    • Back Gate [Desha County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Mitchellville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Back Gate have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Back Gate
  • Bicker Crossing [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bicker Crossing
    • Bicker Crossing [Lincoln County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Mitchellville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bicker Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bicker Crossing
  • Burr Crossing [Arkansas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burr Crossing
    • Burr Crossing [Arkansas County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Mitchellville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burr Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burr Crossing
  • Champion [Lincoln County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Champion
    • Champion [Lincoln County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Mitchellville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Champion have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Florence [Drew County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence
      • Florence [Drew County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Mitchellville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florence have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
    • Four Groves [Lincoln County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Four Groves
      • Four Groves [Lincoln County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Mitchellville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Four Groves have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Gourd [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gourd
      • Gourd [Lincoln County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Mitchellville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gourd have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gourd
    • Pea Ridge [Desha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pea Ridge
      • Pea Ridge [Desha County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Mitchellville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pea Ridge
    • Pickens [Desha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pickens
      • Pickens [Desha County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Mitchellville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pickens have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickens
    • Reedville [Desha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reedville
      • Reedville [Desha County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Mitchellville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedville
    • Rose Hill [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Hill
      • Rose Hill [Lincoln County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Mitchellville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose 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 Mitchellville. 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 ...
    • Geroge Willard 'Skeets' Dickey     (Major League Baseball)
    • Charlie May Simon     (Author)

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Arkansas City, which is the Seat of Desha County and lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Mitchellville to Arkansas City, with an average speed<5> 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 just over a day.
    • Little Rock, which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 72 miles [115.9 km] to the northwest (NW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 4 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 873 miles [1,405 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 35 days and walking would take 50 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,723 miles [10,819.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,446 miles [11,983.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,322 miles [8,564.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Arkansas

About Desha County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mitchellville. 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- Mitchellville) 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 Mitchellville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MitchellvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mitchellville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9054, Longitude: -91.4984       In this case, the coordinates for Mitchellville 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 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 Mitchellville 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>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 Mitchellville 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 316.61 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.741 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.175 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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