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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 Wardell, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Wardell 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 Wardell:
    • 36.351505, -89.817491
    • 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 Wardell
  • 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 Wardell ...

We have found three communities that share the name Wardell.

Within Missouri, the name Wardell is unique.

Beyond Missouri, we know of another three communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Mississippi County
      • This Wardell is located in Mississippi County and lies 59 miles [95 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Wardell that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wardell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mississippi County community of Wardell.
    • Nevada
      • Elko County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Elko County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Elko County community of Wardell.
    • Virginia
      • Tazewell County
      • This Wardell is located in Tazewell County and lies 446 miles [717.8 km]<1> to the east of the Wardell that is located in Pemiscot County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wardell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tazewell County community of Wardell.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wardell ...

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.

  • Bragg City [Pemiscot County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bragg City
    • Bragg City [Pemiscot County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Wardell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 131 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bragg City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bragg City
  • Gill [Pemiscot County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gill
    • Gill [Pemiscot County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Wardell
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gill
  • Homestown [Pemiscot County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homestown
    • Homestown [Pemiscot County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Wardell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 130 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homestown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homestown
  • Netherlands [Pemiscot County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Netherlands
    • Netherlands [Pemiscot County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Wardell
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Netherlands
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Peach Orchard [Pemiscot County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peach Orchard
      • Peach Orchard [Pemiscot County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Wardell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peach Orchard
    • Portageville [New Madrid County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portageville
      • Portageville [New Madrid County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Wardell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,943 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portageville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portageville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portageville<4>
    • Stanley [Pemiscot County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanley
      • Stanley [Pemiscot County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Wardell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanley
    • Swift [Pemiscot County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swift
      • Swift [Pemiscot County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Wardell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swift have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swift
    • Terry [Pemiscot County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terry
      • Terry [Pemiscot County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Wardell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terry have been provided by the GNIS.<3> 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 Wardell. 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 ...
    • Eddie Acuff     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Caruthersville (Missouri) on Wednesday June 3, 1908 and died in Hollywood (California) on Monday December 17, 1956 at the age of 48. He is buried at Valhalla Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Caruthersville is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Wardell.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Eddie Acuff<5>
    • Dee Clark     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Blytheville (Arkansas) on Monday November 7, 1938 and died in Smyrna (Georgia) on Friday December 7, 1990 at the age of 52. He is buried at Oakridge - Glen Oak Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Blytheville is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the south of Wardell.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dee Clark<5>
    • Hubert S. 'Shucks' Pruett     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Malden (Missouri) on Saturday September 1, 1900 and died in Ladue (Missouri) on Thursday January 28, 1982 at the age of 81. He is buried at Bellefontaine Cemetery (Saint Louis City, Missouri).
      • Malden is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Wardell.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hubert S. 'Shucks' Pruett<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Caruthersville, which is the Seat of Pemiscot County and lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Wardell to Caruthersville, with an average speed<6> 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.
    • Jefferson City, which is the State Capital of Missouri, lies 200 miles [321.9 km] to the northwest (NW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 8 days and walking would take 12 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 720 miles [1,158.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 29 days and walking would take 41 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,535 miles [10,517.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,262 miles [11,687.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,139 miles [8,270.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wardell. 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 '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- Wardell) 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 Wardell. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wardell

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wardell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3515, Longitude: -89.8175       In this case, the coordinates for Wardell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 Wardell, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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 Wardell 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 315.717 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.034 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.975 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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