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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 Star City, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Star City 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 Star City:
    • 33.942561, -91.843598
    • 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 Star City
  • 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 Star City ...

We have found nine communities that share the name Star City.

Within Arkansas, the name Star City is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • California
      • Shasta County
      • This community is historic<1> and although located in Shasta County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Shasta County community of Star City.
    • Illinois
      • Calhoun County
      • This Star City is located in Calhoun County and lies 364 miles [585.8 km]<2> to the north of the Star City that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star City
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Calhoun County community of Star City.
    • Indiana
      • Pulaski County
      • This Star City is located in Pulaski County and lies 565 miles [909.3 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Star City that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star City
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pulaski County community of Star City.
    • Kansas
      • Seward 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 Star City [Seward County].
    • Michigan
      • Missaukee County
      • This Star City is located in Missaukee County and lies 807 miles [1,298.7 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Star City that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star City
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Missaukee County community of Star City.
    • Missouri
      • Barry County
      • This Star City is located in Barry County and lies 224 miles [360.5 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Star City that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star City
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Barry County community of Star City.
    • Nevada
      • Pershing County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Nevada community of Star City [Pershing County].
    • Saskatchewan
      • This Star City lies 1,444 miles [2,323.9 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Star City that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star City
    • West Virginia
      • Monongalia County
      • This Star City is located in Monongalia County and lies 764 miles [1,229.5 km]<2> to the northeast of the Star City that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star City
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monongalia County community of Star City.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Star City ...

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.

  • Branchville [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Branchville
    • Branchville [Lincoln County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Star City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Branchville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branchville
  • Calmer [Cleveland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calmer
    • Calmer [Cleveland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west of Star City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calmer have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calmer
  • Champion [Lincoln County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Champion
    • Champion [Lincoln County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the east of Star City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Champion have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Cornerville [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cornerville
    • Cornerville [Lincoln County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Star City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornerville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornerville
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Four Groves [Lincoln County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Four Groves
      • Four Groves [Lincoln County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Star City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Four Groves have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Friendship [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Friendship
      • Friendship [Cleveland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the west of Star City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendship have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendship
    • Little Garnett [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Garnett
      • Little Garnett [Lincoln County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southeast of Star City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Garnett have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Garnett
    • Oak Grove [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Grove
      • Oak Grove [Cleveland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west of Star City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove
    • Rest [Lincoln County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rest
      • Rest [Lincoln County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest of Star City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rest have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Rose Hill [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Hill
      • Rose Hill [Lincoln County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Star City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Hill
    • Terry [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terry
      • Terry [Lincoln County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north of Star City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terry have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terry

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 Star City. 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 ...
    • Eldridge Cleaver     (Activist, Black Panther leader, writer)
      • Full name: Leroy Eldridge Cleaver
      • Activist, Black Panther leader, writer. He was born in Wabbaseka (AR) on August 31, 1935 (a Saturday) and died in Pomona (CA) on May 1, 1998 (a Friday) at the age of 62. He is buried at Mountain View Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Wabbaseka is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the north of Star City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Eldridge Cleaver<5>
    • Charles Johnson     (Negro League Baseball)
      • Negro League Baseball. He was born in Pine Bluff (AR) on August 7, 1909 (a Saturday) and died in Chicago (IL) on June 10, 2006 (a Saturday) at the age of 96. He is buried at Oak Woods Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Pine Bluff is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northwest of Star City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles Johnson<5>
    • Charlie May Simon     (Author)
    • Clark Terry     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Saint Louis (MO) on December 14, 1920 (a Tueday) and died in Pine Bluff (AR) on February 21, 2015 (a Saturday) at the age of 94. He is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx County, New York).
      • Pine Bluff is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northwest of Star City.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Clark Terry<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Little Rock, which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 59 miles [95 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW). If you could walk a straight line from Star City 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 about three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 889 miles [1,430.7 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 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 6,734 miles [10,837.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,459 miles [12,004.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,335 miles [8,585.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Arkansas

About Lincoln County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Star City, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Star City) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Star City. 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 Star CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Star City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9426, Longitude: -91.8436    
<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 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 Star City 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 Star City 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 316.834 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 313.005 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.318 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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