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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 Bruce Junction, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Bruce Junction 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 Bruce Junction:
    • 33.964557, -89.684808
    • 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 Bruce Junction
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bruce Junction ...

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.

  • Choctaw [Grenada County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Choctaw
    • Choctaw [Grenada County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Bruce Junction
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Choctaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Choctaw
  • Coffeeville [Yalobusha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coffeeville
    • Coffeeville [Yalobusha County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Bruce Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 826 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coffeeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coffeeville<3>
  • Graysport Crossing [Grenada County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Graysport Crossing
    • Graysport Crossing [Grenada County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Bruce Junction
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graysport Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graysport Crossing
  • Gums [Yalobusha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gums
    • Gums [Yalobusha County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Bruce Junction
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gums have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gums
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    • Gums Crossing [Yalobusha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gums Crossing
      • Gums Crossing [Yalobusha County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Bruce Junction
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gums Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gums Crossing
    • Hardy [Grenada County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hardy
      • Hardy [Grenada County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Bruce Junction
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hardy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardy
    • Hurricane Branch [Grenada County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurricane Branch
      • Hurricane Branch [Grenada County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Bruce Junction
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurricane Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurricane Branch
    • Spearman [Yalobusha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spearman
      • Spearman [Yalobusha County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Bruce Junction
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spearman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spearman
    • Turkey Creek [Yalobusha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turkey Creek
      • Turkey Creek [Yalobusha County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Bruce Junction
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Turkey Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turkey Creek

How Far From Bruce Junction to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Bruce Junction to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Water Valley, which is the Seat of Yalobusha County and lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the north northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Bruce Junction to Water Valley, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take 6 hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
    • Jackson, which is the State Capital of Mississippi, lies 118 miles [189.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 779 miles [1,253.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 31 days and walking would take 45 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,648 miles [10,698.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,366 miles [11,854.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,242 miles [8,436.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bruce Junction) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bruce Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9646, Longitude: -89.6848       In this case, the coordinates for Bruce Junction 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>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.
<5>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 Bruce Junction to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 315.473 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 311.429 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.393 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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