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The location of Stacy

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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Stacy.

This page contains four sections:

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Stacy to:

  • Marion [Map], which is the Seat of Crittenden County, lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South. If you could walk a straight line from Stacy to Marion, with an average speed<2> 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 [Map], which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 129 miles [207.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 8 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 764 miles [1,229.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 30 days and walking would take 44 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,598 miles [10,618.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,323 miles [11,785.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,199 miles [8,367 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Stacy ...

We have found 12 communities that share the name Stacy.

Within Arkansas, there is just one other community named Stacy. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 11 communities in the United States - with 12 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Arkansas

Communities outside of Arkansas


Communities Outside of Arkansas

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California

Lassen County

Our profile page for Stacy, Lassen County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,650 miles [2,655.4 km] to the West Northwest

Kentucky

Perry County

Our profile page for Stacy, Perry County   [Map]
Distance: About 413 miles [664.7 km] to the East Northeast

Louisiana

Concordia Parish

Our profile page for Stacy, Concordia Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 275 miles [442.6 km] to the South Southwest

Minnesota

Chisago County

Our profile page for Stacy, Chisago County   [Map]
Distance: About 704 miles [1,133 km] to the North

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Montana

Custer County

Our profile page for Stacy, Custer County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Custer County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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North Carolina

Carteret County

Our profile page for Stacy, Carteret County   [Map]
Distance: About 780 miles [1,255.3 km] to the East

Rockingham County

Our profile page for Stacy, Rockingham County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Rockingham County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Ohio

Harrison County

Our profile page for Stacy, Harrison County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 604 miles [972 km] to the Northeast

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Tennessee

Hawkins County

Our profile page for Stacy, Hawkins County   [Map]
Distance: About 421 miles [677.5 km] to the East

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Texas

McCulloch County

Our profile page for Stacy, McCulloch County   [Map]
Distance: About 603 miles [970.4 km] to the West Southwest

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Virginia

Buchanan County

Our profile page for Stacy, Buchanan County   [Map]
Distance: About 476 miles [766 km] to the East Northeast

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Stacy ...

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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Birdsong   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest of Stacy   [Map]
Black Oak   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Booker   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Deans Island   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Deckerville   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Dimple   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Dub   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Frenchmans Bayou   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Island Forty (TN)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
James Mill   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Joiner   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Poindexter   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]

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 Stacy. 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.

Kathy Bates     (Kathleen Doyle Bates)
  Oscar winning actress, director. She was born in Memphis (Tennessee) on Monday June 28, 1948

Memphis [Map] is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast of Stacy
 
Isaac Hayes     (Isaac Lee Hayes, Jr.)
  Musician, composer, actor. He was born in Covington (Tennessee) on Thursday August 20, 1942 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Sunday August 10, 2008 at an age of 66.

Covington [Map] is located 34 miles [54.7 km] to the east of Stacy

Memphis [Map] is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast of Stacy

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Isaac Hayes<9>
 
Benjamin Lawson Hooks
  Civil rights leader, minister, lawyer. He was born in Memphis (Tennessee) on Saturday January 31, 1925 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Thursday April 15, 2010 at an age of 85. He was buried at Elmwood Cemetery (Shelby County, Tennessee) [Map].

Memphis [Map] is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast of Stacy

Memphis [Map] is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast of Stacy

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Benjamin Lawson Hooks
 
Wayne Jackson     (Wayne Lamar Jackson)
  Musician - a member of 'The Memphis Horns'. He was born in Memphis (Tennessee) on Monday November 24, 1941 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Tueday June 21, 2016 at an age of 74. He was buried at Elmwood Cemetery (Shelby County, Tennessee) [Map].

Memphis [Map] is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast of Stacy

Memphis [Map] is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast of Stacy

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Wayne Jackson
 
Harold Edward 'Quake' Johnson, Sr.
  Musician - a member of 'The Astors'. He was born in Memphis (Tennessee) on Monday August 21, 1944 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Monday May 5, 2003 at an age of 58.

Memphis [Map] is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast of Stacy

Memphis [Map] is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast of Stacy

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harold Edward 'Quake' Johnson, Sr.
 
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  Social reformer, activist, Nobel Peace Prize winner. He was born in Atlanta (Georgia) on Tueday January 15, 1929 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Thursday April 4, 1968 at an age of 39.

Memphis [Map] is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast of Stacy

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
 
Andrew Love
  Musician - a member of 'The Memphis Horns'. He was born in Memphis (Tennessee) on Friday November 21, 1941 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Thursday April 12, 2012 at an age of 70.

Memphis [Map] is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast of Stacy

Memphis [Map] is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast of Stacy

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andrew Love
 
Frank McRae
  Actor, professional football. He was born in Memphis (Tennessee) on Saturday March 18, 1944

Memphis [Map] is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast of Stacy
 
James William 'Jimmy' Moore
  Major League Baseball. He was born in Paris (Tennessee) on Thursday April 24, 1902 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Friday March 7, 1986 at an age of 83.

Memphis [Map] is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast of Stacy

Find-A-Grave Memorial: James William 'Jimmy' Moore
 
Charles 'Skip' Pitts
  Musician. He was born in Washington, DC [Map] on Monday April 7, 1947 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Tueday May 1, 2012 at an age of 65.

Memphis [Map] is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast of Stacy

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles 'Skip' Pitts
 
John 'Big John' Tate
  Professional boxer. He was born in Marion (Arkansas) on Saturday January 29, 1955 and died in Knoxville (Tennessee) on Thursday April 9, 1998 at an age of 43. He was buried at Edmondson Cemetery (Crittenden County, Arkansas) [Map].

Marion [Map] is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the south of Stacy

Find-A-Grave Memorial: John 'Big John' Tate

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The Communities of Arkansas

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Stacy. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Stacy) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stacy. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4045, Longitude: -90.2326     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stacy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Stacy to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 315.923 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.144 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.351 degrees.

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<7>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 Stacy 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.

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<8>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 Stacy, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<9>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.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Stacy.



 
 
 

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