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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 Cedar Hills, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Cedar Hills 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 Cedar Hills:
    • 32.264036, -90.294536
    • 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 Cedar Hills
  • 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 Cedar Hills ...

We have found fifteen communities that share the name Cedar Hills.

Within Mississippi, the name Cedar Hills is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Florida
      • Duval County
      • This Cedar Hills is located in Duval County and lies 522 miles [840.1 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Cedar Hills that is located in Hinds County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Hills
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Duval County community of Cedar Hills.
    • Georgia
      • Muscogee County
      • This Cedar Hills is located in Muscogee County and lies 313 miles [503.7 km]<1> to the east of the Cedar Hills that is located in Hinds County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Hills
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Muscogee County community of Cedar Hills.
      • Oconee County
      • This Cedar Hills is located in Oconee County and lies 412 miles [663 km] to the east northeast of the Cedar Hills that is located in Hinds County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Hills
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Oconee County community of Cedar Hills.
    • Illinois
      • Williamson County
      • This Cedar Hills is located in Williamson County and lies 376 miles [605.1 km]<1> to the north of the Cedar Hills that is located in Hinds County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Hills
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Williamson County community of Cedar Hills.
    • Indiana
      • Johnson County
      • This Cedar Hills is located in Johnson County and lies 554 miles [891.6 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Cedar Hills that is located in Hinds County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Hills
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Johnson County community of Cedar Hills.
    • Iowa
      • Linn County
      • This Cedar Hills is located in Linn County and lies 675 miles [1,086.3 km]<1> to the north of the Cedar Hills that is located in Hinds County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Hills
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Linn County community of Cedar Hills.
    • Maryland
      • Washington County
      • This Cedar Hills is located in Washington County and lies 870 miles [1,400.1 km]<1> to the northeast of the Cedar Hills that is located in Hinds County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Hills
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Cedar Hills.
    • North Carolina
      • Iredell County
      • This Cedar Hills is located in Iredell County and lies 595 miles [957.6 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Cedar Hills that is located in Hinds County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Hills
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Iredell County community of Cedar Hills.
    • Ohio
      • Clark County
      • This Cedar Hills is located in Clark County and lies 639 miles [1,028.4 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Cedar Hills that is located in Hinds County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Hills
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clark County community of Cedar Hills.
      • Guernsey County
      • This Cedar Hills is located in Guernsey County and lies 723 miles [1,163.6 km] to the northeast of the Cedar Hills that is located in Hinds County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Hills
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Guernsey County community of Cedar Hills.
    • Oregon
      • Washington County
      • This Cedar Hills is located in Washington County and lies 1,953 miles [3,143 km]<1> to the northwest of the Cedar Hills that is located in Hinds County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Hills
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Cedar Hills.
    • Tennessee
      • Hamblen County
      • This Cedar Hills is located in Hamblen County and lies 477 miles [767.7 km]<1> to the northeast of the Cedar Hills that is located in Hinds County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Hills
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hamblen County community of Cedar Hills.
      • Loudon County
      • This Cedar Hills is located in Loudon County and lies 425 miles [684 km] to the northeast of the Cedar Hills that is located in Hinds County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Hills
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Loudon County community of Cedar Hills.
    • Utah
      • Utah County
      • This Cedar Hills is located in Utah County and lies 1,315 miles [2,116.3 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Cedar Hills that is located in Hinds County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Hills
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Utah County community of Cedar Hills.
    • Virginia
      • Goochland County
      • This Cedar Hills is located in Goochland County and lies 795 miles [1,279.4 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Cedar Hills that is located in Hinds County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Hills
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Goochland County community of Cedar Hills.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cedar Hills ...

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.

  • Cherry Park [Hinds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherry Park
    • Cherry Park [Hinds County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Cedar Hills
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherry Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherry Park
  • Choctaw Village [Hinds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Choctaw Village
    • Choctaw Village [Hinds County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Cedar Hills
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Choctaw Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Choctaw Village
  • Elton [Hinds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elton
    • Elton [Hinds County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Cedar Hills
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elton
  • Elton Place [Hinds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elton Place
    • Elton Place [Hinds County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Cedar Hills
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elton Place have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elton Place
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    • Garden Park [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden Park
      • Garden Park [Hinds County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Cedar Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden Park
    • Green Acres [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Acres
      • Green Acres [Hinds County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Cedar Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Acres
    • Kentwood [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kentwood
      • Kentwood [Hinds County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Cedar Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kentwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kentwood
    • Lost Lake [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lost Lake
      • Lost Lake [Hinds County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Cedar Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lost Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Lake
    • Meadow Oaks [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Oaks
      • Meadow Oaks [Hinds County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Cedar Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Oaks
    • Meadowhill [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadowhill
      • Meadowhill [Hinds County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Cedar Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadowhill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadowhill
    • Oak Creek [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Creek
      • Oak Creek [Hinds County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Cedar Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Creek
    • Queens Lane [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Queens Lane
      • Queens Lane [Hinds County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Cedar Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Queens Lane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Queens Lane
    • Raintree Place [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raintree Place
      • Raintree Place [Hinds County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Cedar Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raintree Place have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raintree Place
    • Red Hill [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Hill
      • Red Hill [Hinds County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Cedar Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Hill
    • Seven Springs [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seven Springs
      • Seven Springs [Hinds County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Cedar Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seven Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seven Springs
    • Sunkist [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunkist
      • Sunkist [Hinds County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Cedar Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunkist have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunkist
    • Trailwood [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trailwood
      • Trailwood [Hinds County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Cedar Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trailwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trailwood
    • Van Winkle [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Van Winkle
      • Van Winkle [Hinds County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Cedar Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Van Winkle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Van Winkle
    • Willowood [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willowood
      • Willowood [Hinds County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Cedar Hills
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willowood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willowood

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 Cedar Hills. 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.

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    • Johnny Fuller     (Gospel singer)
      • Gospel singer. He was born in Edwards (Mississippi) on Saturday April 20, 1929 and died in Oakland (California) on Monday May 20, 1985 at the age of 56. He is buried at Evergreen Cemetery (Alameda County, California).
      • Edwards is located 18 miles [29 km] to the west of Cedar Hills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Johnny Fuller<3>
    • Willie Albert 'Al' Goodman     (Singer)
    • L.C. Greenwood     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Canton (Mississippi) on Sunday September 8, 1946 and died in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) on Sunday September 29, 2013 at the age of 67. He is buried at Priestley Chapel MB Church Cemetery (Madison County, Mississippi).
      • Canton is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the northeast of Cedar Hills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: L.C. Greenwood<3>
    • Robert Johnson     (Musician, songwriter)
      • Musician, songwriter. He was born in Hazlehurst (Mississippi) on Monday May 8, 1911 and died in Greenwood (Mississippi) on Tueday August 16, 1938 at the age of 27. He is buried at Little Zion MB Church Cemetery (Leflore County, Mississippi).
      • Hazlehurst is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Cedar Hills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert Johnson<3>
    • Mary Ann Mobley     (Miss America (1959), actress)
      • Miss America (1959), actress. She was born in Brandon (Mississippi) on Wednesday February 17, 1937 and died in Beverly Hills (California) on Tueday December 9, 2014 at the age of 77.
      • Brandon is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the east of Cedar Hills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mary Ann Mobley<3>
    • David Lee 'Deacon' Turner     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Jackson (Mississippi) on Sunday January 2, 1955 and died in Bakersfield (California) on Sunday July 10, 2011 at the age of 56. He is buried at Union Cemetery (Kern County, California).
      • Jackson is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast of Cedar Hills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: David Lee 'Deacon' Turner<3>
    • Deacon Turner     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Jackson (Mississippi) on Sunday January 2, 1955 and died in Bakersfield (California) on Sunday July 10, 2011 at the age of 56. He is buried at Union Cemetery (Kern County, California).
      • Jackson is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast of Cedar Hills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Deacon Turner<3>
    • Ernestine Wade     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Jackson (Mississippi) on Tueday August 7, 1906 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Friday April 15, 1983 at the age of 76. She is buried at Rosedale Cemetery (California).
      • Jackson is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast of Cedar Hills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ernestine Wade<3>
    • Biff Warren     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Jackson (Mississippi) on Friday December 9, 1955 and died in Madison (Mississippi) on Sunday September 26, 1993 at the age of 37. He is buried at Lakewood Memorial Park (Hinds County, Mississippi).
      • Jackson is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast of Cedar Hills.
      • Madison is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast of Cedar Hills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Biff Warren<3>
    • Eudora Welty     (Pultizer Prize winning author)
      • Pultizer Prize winning author. She was born in Jackson (Mississippi) on Tueday April 13, 1909 and died in Jackson (Mississippi) on Monday July 23, 2001 at the age of 92. She is buried at Greenwood Cemetery (Hinds County, Mississippi).
      • Jackson is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast of Cedar Hills.
      • Jackson is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast of Cedar Hills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Eudora Welty<3>
    • Napoleon B. Whiting     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Canton (Mississippi) on Tueday September 21, 1909 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Monday October 22, 1984 at the age of 75. He is buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Canton is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the northeast of Cedar Hills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Napoleon B. Whiting<3>
    • John McKay Williams     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Jackson (Mississippi) on Saturday October 27, 1945 and died in Minneapolis (Minnesota) on Sunday July 8, 2012 at the age of 66. He is buried at Lakewood Cemetery (Hennepin County, Minnesota).
      • Jackson is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast of Cedar Hills.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John McKay Williams<3>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Jackson, which is the Seat of Hinds County and lies just to the East Northeast.
    • Jackson, which is the State Capital of Mississippi, lies just to the east northeast (ENE).
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 872 miles [1,403.3 km]<1> to the northeast (NE). If you could drive a straight line from Cedar Hills to White House, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 50 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 34 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,756 miles [10,872.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,470 miles [12,021.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,346 miles [8,603.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Hinds County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hinds County: www.co.hinds.ms.us/

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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cedar Hills) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cedar Hills. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2640, Longitude: -90.2945       In this case, the coordinates for Cedar Hills 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>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.
<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 Cedar Hills 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 315.704 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 311.467 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.947 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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