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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 Chapel Landing, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Chapel Landing 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 Chapel Landing:
    • 32.939017, -90.787043
    • 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 Chapel Landing
  • 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 Chapel Landing ...

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.

  • Big Eddy Landing [Sharkey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Eddy Landing
    • Big Eddy Landing [Sharkey County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Chapel Landing
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Eddy Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Eddy Landing
  • Booth [Issaquena County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Booth
    • Booth [Issaquena County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Chapel Landing
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Booth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booth
  • Choctaw Landing [Sharkey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Choctaw Landing
    • Choctaw Landing [Sharkey County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Chapel Landing
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Choctaw Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Choctaw Landing
  • George [Yazoo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for George
    • George [Yazoo County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Chapel Landing
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for George have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on George
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    • Holland Landing [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holland Landing
      • Holland Landing [Sharkey County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Chapel Landing
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holland Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holland Landing
    • Hollands [Sharkey County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollands
      • Hollands [Sharkey County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Chapel Landing
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollands have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Riverside Junction [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverside Junction
      • Riverside Junction [Sharkey County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Chapel Landing
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverside Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverside Junction
    • Rolling Fork [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Fork
      • Rolling Fork [Sharkey County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Chapel Landing
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,929 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Fork
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rolling Fork<3>
    • White House Landing [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White House Landing
      • White House Landing [Sharkey County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Chapel Landing
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White House Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White House Landing

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 Chapel Landing. 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 ...
    • Robert 'Baby Boy' Warren     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Lake Providence (Louisiana) on Wednesday August 13, 1919 and died in Detroit (Michigan) on Friday July 1, 1977 at the age of 57. He is buried at Detroit Memorial Park (Macomb County, Michigan).
      • Lake Providence is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the southwest of Chapel Landing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert 'Baby Boy' Warren<4>
    • Muddy Waters     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Rolling Fork (Mississippi) on Friday April 4, 1913 and died in Westmont (Illinois) on Saturday April 30, 1983 at the age of 70. He is buried at Restvale Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Rolling Fork is located 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest of Chapel Landing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Muddy Waters<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Rolling Fork, which is the Seat of Sharkey County and lies just to the West Southwest.
    • Jackson, which is the State Capital of Mississippi, lies 56 miles [90.1 km]<1> to the southeast (SE). If you could walk a straight line from Chapel Landing to Jackson, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take over two days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 870 miles [1,400.1 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of two days, a buggy would take 34 days and walking would take 50 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,743 miles [10,851.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,461 miles [12,007.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,336 miles [8,587.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Sharkey County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Chapel Landing. 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 '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- Chapel Landing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chapel Landing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9390, Longitude: -90.7870       In this case, the coordinates for Chapel Landing 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 Chapel Landing 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 316.074 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 311.988 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.037 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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