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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 Dueitt, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Dueitt 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 Dueitt:
    • 31.150737, -88.534465
    • 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 Dueitt
  • 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 Dueitt ...

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.

  • Clark [Greene County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clark
    • Clark [Greene County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Dueitt
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clark
  • Deer Park [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Park
    • Deer Park [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Dueitt
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Park
  • Earlville [Mobile County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Earlville
    • Earlville [Mobile County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Dueitt
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Earlville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Earlville
  • Four Point [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Four Point
    • Four Point [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Dueitt
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Four Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Four Point
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    • Hillman [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillman
      • Hillman [Greene County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Dueitt
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillman
    • Jonathan [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonathan
      • Jonathan [Greene County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Dueitt
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonathan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonathan
    • Leakesville [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leakesville
      • Leakesville [Greene County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Dueitt
      • Estimated population in 2019: 894 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leakesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leakesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leakesville<3>
    • Rock Creek [George County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Creek
      • Rock Creek [George County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Dueitt
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
    • Vinegar Bend [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vinegar Bend
      • Vinegar Bend [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Dueitt
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vinegar Bend

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 Dueitt. 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 ...
    • Wilmer David 'Vinegar Bend' Mizell     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Vinegar Bend (Alabama) on Wednesday August 13, 1930 and died in Kerrville (Texas) on Sunday February 21, 1999 at the age of 68.
      • Vinegar Bend is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast of Dueitt.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Wilmer David 'Vinegar Bend' Mizell<4>

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

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

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    • Leakesville, which is the Seat of Greene County and lies just to the West.
    • Jackson, which is the State Capital of Mississippi, lies 125 miles [201.2 km]<1> to the northwest (NW). If you could drive a straight line from Dueitt to Jackson, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 840 miles [1,351.8 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 33 days and walking would take 48 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,738 miles [10,843.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,442 miles [11,976.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,320 miles [8,561.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dueitt. 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Dueitt) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dueitt. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1507, Longitude: -88.5345       In this case, the coordinates for Dueitt 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 Dueitt 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 314.529 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 309.951 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.435 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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