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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 Wheelerville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Wheelerville 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 Wheelerville:
    • 36.836171, -93.629362
    • 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 Wheelerville
  • 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 Wheelerville ...

We have found five communities that share the name Wheelerville.

Within Missouri, the name Wheelerville is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Clay County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Alabama community of Wheelerville [Clay County].
      • Mobile County
      • This Wheelerville is located in Mobile County and lies 526 miles [846.5 km]<2> to the southeast of the Wheelerville that is located in Barry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheelerville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mobile County community of Wheelerville.
    • Mississippi
      • Jones County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Mississippi community of Wheelerville [Jones County].
    • New York
      • Fulton County
      • This Wheelerville is located in Fulton County and lies 1,099 miles [1,768.7 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Wheelerville that is located in Barry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheelerville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fulton County community of Wheelerville.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Sullivan County
      • This Wheelerville is located in Sullivan County and lies 956 miles [1,538.5 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Wheelerville that is located in Barry County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheelerville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sullivan County community of Wheelerville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wheelerville ...

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.

  • Aurora [Lawrence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aurora
    • Aurora [Lawrence County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Wheelerville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,447 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aurora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aurora<3>
  • Crane [Stone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crane
    • Crane [Stone County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northeast of Wheelerville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,357 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crane have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crane
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crane<3>
  • Cross Roads [Stone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cross Roads
    • Cross Roads [Stone County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east of Wheelerville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cross Roads have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross Roads
  • Dale [Barry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dale
    • Dale [Barry County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Wheelerville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dale have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Flat Creek [Barry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flat Creek
      • Flat Creek [Barry County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south of Wheelerville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flat Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flat Creek
    • Galena [Stone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galena
      • Galena [Stone County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the east of Wheelerville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 437 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Galena have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Galena<3>
    • Jenkins [Barry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jenkins
      • Jenkins [Barry County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest of Wheelerville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jenkins have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jenkins
    • Pleasant Ridge [Barry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Ridge
      • Pleasant Ridge [Barry County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Wheelerville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Ridge
    • Quail [Stone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quail
      • Quail [Stone County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Wheelerville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quail have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quail
    • Sage Hill [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sage Hill
      • Sage Hill [Lawrence County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Wheelerville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sage Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sage Hill
    • Tom Town [Barry County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tom Town
      • Tom Town [Barry County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west of Wheelerville
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Tom Town. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>

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 Wheelerville. 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 ...
    • Lloyd William Barker     (Crime figure)
      • Crime figure. He was born in Aurora (Missouri) on Wednesday March 16, 1898 and died on Friday March 18, 1949 at the age of 51. He is buried at Elmwood Cemetery (Adams County, Colorado).
      • Aurora is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest of Wheelerville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lloyd William Barker<6>
    • Dabbs Greer     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Fairview (Missouri) on Monday April 2, 1917 and died in Pasadena (California) on Saturday April 28, 2007 at the age of 90. He is buried at Peace Valley Cemetery (McDonald County, Missouri).
      • Fairview is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the west of Wheelerville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dabbs Greer<6>
    • Arnold Malcom 'Mickey' Owen     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Nixa (Missouri) on Tueday April 4, 1916 and died in Mount Vernon (Missouri) on Wednesday July 13, 2005 at the age of 89.
      • Nixa is located 23 miles [37 km] to the northeast of Wheelerville.
      • Mount Vernon is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest of Wheelerville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Arnold Malcom 'Mickey' Owen<6>
    • Melody Patterson     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Inglewood (California) on Saturday April 16, 1949 and died in Hollister (Missouri) on Thursday August 20, 2015 at the age of 66. The body was cremated.
      • Hollister is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southeast of Wheelerville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Melody Patterson<6>
    • Harvey Phillips     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Aurora (Missouri) on Monday December 2, 1929 and died in Bloomington (Indiana) on Wednesday October 20, 2010 at the age of 80. He is buried at Clear Creek Cemetery (Monroe County, Indiana).
      • Aurora is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest of Wheelerville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harvey Phillips<6>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Cassville, which is the Seat of Barry County and lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Wheelerville to Cassville, with an average speed<7> 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 five to six hours.
    • Jefferson City, which is the State Capital of Missouri, lies 144 miles [231.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 9 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 914 miles [1,470.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 36 days and walking would take 52 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,655 miles [10,710.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,392 miles [11,896.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,274 miles [8,487.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Wheelerville 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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wheelerville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wheelerville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8362, Longitude: -93.6294       In this case, the coordinates for Wheelerville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<6>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.
<7>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.
<8>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 Wheelerville to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 318.238 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 315.018 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.623 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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