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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 Jeannette, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Jeannette 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 Jeannette:
    • 31.486309, -91.244917
    • 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 Jeannette
  • 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 Jeannette ...

We have found five communities that share the name Jeannette.

Within Mississippi, the name Jeannette is unique.

Beyond Mississippi, we know of another five communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these five communities, four are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Crittenden County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Jeannette [Crittenden County].
    • Ontario
      • This Jeannette lies 892 miles [1,435.5 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Jeannette that is located in Adams County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeannette
    • Pennsylvania
      • Westmoreland County
      • This Jeannette is located in Westmoreland County and lies 890 miles [1,432.3 km]<2> to the northeast of the Jeannette that is located in Adams County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeannette
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Westmoreland County community of Jeannette.
    • Tennessee
      • Decatur County
      • This Jeannette is located in Decatur County and lies 344 miles [553.6 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Jeannette that is located in Adams County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeannette
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Decatur County community of Jeannette.
    • Texas
      • Jack County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Jeannette [Jack County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Jeannette ...

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.

  • Cannonsburg [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cannonsburg
    • Cannonsburg [Jefferson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north of Jeannette
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cannonsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cannonsburg
  • Cloverdale [Adams County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cloverdale
    • Cloverdale [Adams County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west of Jeannette
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cloverdale
  • Flat Rock [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flat Rock
    • Flat Rock [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southeast of Jeannette
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flat Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flat Rock
  • Four Forks [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Four Forks
    • Four Forks [Jefferson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Jeannette
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Four Forks have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Four Forks
  • Continue List   (10 more) ...
    • Franklin [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
      • Franklin [Franklin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Jeannette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Garden City [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden City
      • Garden City [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southeast of Jeannette
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden City
    • Ireland [Wilkinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ireland
      • Ireland [Wilkinson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south of Jeannette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ireland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ireland
    • Johnsville [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnsville
      • Johnsville [Adams County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Jeannette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnsville
    • Leesdale [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leesdale
      • Leesdale [Adams County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Jeannette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leesdale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leesdale
    • Orange [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orange
      • Orange [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the east of Jeannette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orange have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orange
    • Perrytown [Wilkinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perrytown
      • Perrytown [Wilkinson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Jeannette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perrytown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perrytown
    • Pine Ridge [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Ridge
      • Pine Ridge [Adams County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Jeannette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Ridge
    • Possum Corner [Wilkinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Possum Corner
      • Possum Corner [Wilkinson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south of Jeannette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Possum Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Possum Corner
    • White Apple [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Apple
      • White Apple [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the east of Jeannette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Apple have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Apple

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 Jeannette. 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 ...
    • Douglas 'Doug' Crothers     (Major League Baseball> *~~mlb:<1884/08/03:1885/09/03)
      • Major League Baseball> *~~mlb:<1884/08/03:1885/09/03. He was born in Natchez (MS) on November 16, 1859 (a Wednesday) and died in Saint Louis (MO) on March 29, 1907 (a Friday) at the age of 47. He is buried at Bellefontaine Cemetery (Saint Louis City, Missouri).
      • Natchez is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest of Jeannette.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Douglas 'Doug' Crothers<4>
    • Joseph Francis 'Joe' Fortunato, Jr.     (Professional football)
    • Theodore Roosevelt 'Hound Dog' Taylor     (Musician)
    • Truman Van Dyke     (Actor, insurance)
    • Spencer Williams, Jr.     (Actor)
    • Lester Willis 'Prez' Young     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Woodville (MS) on August 27, 1909 (a Friday) and died on March 15, 1959 (a Sunday) at the age of 49.
      • Woodville is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the south of Jeannette.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lester Willis 'Prez' Young<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Natchez, which is the Seat of Adams County and lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Jeannette to Natchez, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Jackson, which is the State Capital of Mississippi, lies 84 miles [135.2 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 949 miles [1,527.3 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 37 days and walking would take 54 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,834 miles [10,998.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,548 miles [12,147.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,423 miles [8,727.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Adams County

About Mississippi

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Jeannette could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jeannette) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Jeannette. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from JeannetteOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jeannette. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4863, Longitude: -91.2449       In this case, the coordinates for Jeannette have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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.
<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 Jeannette 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 316.212 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 311.955 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.456 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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