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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 Tuscumbia, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Tuscumbia 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 Tuscumbia:
    • 38.236287, -92.460063
    • 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 Tuscumbia
  • 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 Tuscumbia ...

We have found one communities that share the name Tuscumbia.

Within Missouri, the name Tuscumbia is unique.

Beyond Missouri, there is another community also named Tuscumbia in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Colbert County
      • This Tuscumbia is located in Colbert County and lies 358 miles [576.1 km]<1> to the southeast of the Tuscumbia that is located in Miller County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuscumbia
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Colbert County community of Tuscumbia.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Tuscumbia ...

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.

  • Arrowhead [Miller County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arrowhead
    • Arrowhead [Miller County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Tuscumbia
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arrowhead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arrowhead
  • Eugene [Cole County]
  • Kaiser [Miller County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kaiser
    • Kaiser [Miller County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Tuscumbia
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kaiser have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kaiser
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kaiser<3>
  • Lake Ozark [Miller County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Ozark
    • Lake Ozark [Miller County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Tuscumbia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,828 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Ozark have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Ozark
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Ozark<3>
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Lakeview [Miller County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview
      • Lakeview [Miller County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Tuscumbia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview
    • Marys Home [Miller County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marys Home
      • Marys Home [Miller County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Tuscumbia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marys Home
    • Mount Pleasant [Miller County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Miller County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Tuscumbia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Pleasant Mount [Miller County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Mount
      • Pleasant Mount [Miller County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Tuscumbia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Mount have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Mount
    • Spring Garden [Miller County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Garden
      • Spring Garden [Miller County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Tuscumbia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Garden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Garden

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 Tuscumbia. 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 ...
    • Deborah Leah Sugarbaker Digges     (Poet)
      • Poet. She was born in Jefferson City (Missouri) on Monday February 6, 1950 and died in Amherst (Massachusetts) on Friday April 10, 2009 at the age of 59. She is buried at Wildwood Cemetery (Hampshire County, Massachusetts).
      • Jefferson City is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the northeast of Tuscumbia.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Deborah Leah Sugarbaker Digges<4>
    • Laura La Varnie     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Jefferson City (Missouri) on Wednesday March 2, 1853 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Monday September 18, 1939 at the age of 86. She is buried at Calvary Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Jefferson City is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the northeast of Tuscumbia.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Laura La Varnie<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Jefferson City, which is the State Capital of Missouri, lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the north northeast (NNE). If you could walk a straight line from Tuscumbia to Jefferson 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.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 832 miles [1,339 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 33 days and walking would take 48 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,540 miles [10,525.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,279 miles [11,714.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,162 miles [8,307.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Missouri

About Miller County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.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- Tuscumbia) 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 Tuscumbia. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tuscumbia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tuscumbia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2363, Longitude: -92.4601    
<2>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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Tuscumbia 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 317.55 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.406 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.804 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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