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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 Whitlow, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Whitlow 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 Whitlow:
    • 36.575336, -90.314549
    • 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 Whitlow
  • 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 Whitlow ...

We have found three communities that share the name Whitlow.

Within Missouri, the name Whitlow is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Ashley County
      • This Whitlow is located in Ashley County and lies 250 miles [402.3 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Whitlow that is located in Butler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitlow
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ashley County community of Whitlow.
    • California
      • Humboldt County
      • This Whitlow is located in Humboldt County and lies 1,818 miles [2,925.8 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Whitlow that is located in Butler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitlow
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Humboldt County community of Whitlow.
    • Washington
      • Whitman County
      • This Whitlow is located in Whitman County and lies 1,541 miles [2,480 km]<1> to the northwest of the Whitlow that is located in Butler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitlow
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Whitman County community of Whitlow.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Whitlow ...

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.

  • Bethany [Dunklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethany
    • Bethany [Dunklin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Whitlow
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethany
  • Brian [Dunklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brian
    • Brian [Dunklin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Whitlow
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brian have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brian
  • Crockett [Clay County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crockett
    • Crockett [Clay County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Whitlow
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crockett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crockett
  • Empire [Butler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Empire
    • Empire [Butler County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Whitlow
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Empire have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Empire
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    • Kelly Town [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kelly Town
      • Kelly Town [Butler County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the north of Whitlow
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kelly Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kelly Town
    • Mayberry [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayberry
      • Mayberry [Butler County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Whitlow
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayberry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayberry
    • Morocco [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morocco
      • Morocco [Butler County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Whitlow
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morocco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morocco
    • Parks [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parks
      • Parks [Butler County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Whitlow
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parks
    • Poplar Bluff [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplar Bluff
      • Poplar Bluff [Butler County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Whitlow
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,937 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poplar Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplar Bluff
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poplar Bluff<3>
    • Valley Ridge [Dunklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Ridge
      • Valley Ridge [Dunklin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Whitlow
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley Ridge
    • Vinegar Hill [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vinegar Hill
      • Vinegar Hill [Butler County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Whitlow
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vinegar Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vinegar Hill

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 Whitlow. 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 ...
    • 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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Whitlow.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hubert S. 'Shucks' Pruett<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Poplar Bluff, which is the Seat of Butler County and lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Whitlow to Poplar Bluff, with an average speed<5> 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 171 miles [275.2 km] to the northwest (NW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 10 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 741 miles [1,192.5 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 29 days and walking would take 43 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,543 miles [10,529.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,272 miles [11,703.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,149 miles [8,286.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Butler County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Whitlow. 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' (or 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- Whitlow) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitlow. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5753, Longitude: -90.3145       In this case, the coordinates for Whitlow have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 Whitlow 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 316.049 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.448 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.151 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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