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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 Madison Heights, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Madison Heights 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 Madison Heights:
    • 34.268440, -88.710331
    • 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 Madison Heights
  • 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 Madison Heights ...

We have found four communities that share the name Madison Heights.

Within Mississippi, the name Madison Heights is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Madison 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 Alabama community of Madison Heights [Madison County].
    • Michigan
      • Oakland County
      • This Madison Heights is located in Oakland County and lies 643 miles [1,034.8 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Madison Heights that is located in Lee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison Heights
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Oakland County community of Madison Heights.
    • New Jersey
      • Morris County
      • This Madison Heights is located in Morris County and lies 899 miles [1,446.8 km]<2> to the northeast of the Madison Heights that is located in Lee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison Heights
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Morris County community of Madison Heights.
    • Virginia
      • Amherst County
      • This Madison Heights is located in Amherst County and lies 578 miles [930.2 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Madison Heights that is located in Lee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison Heights
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Amherst County community of Madison Heights.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Madison Heights ...

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.

  • Flowerdale [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flowerdale
    • Flowerdale [Lee County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northwest of Madison Heights
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flowerdale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flowerdale
  • Green Acres [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Acres
    • Green Acres [Lee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west of Madison Heights
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Acres
  • Harrisburg Heights [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg Heights
    • Harrisburg Heights [Lee County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southwest of Madison Heights
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisburg Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg Heights
  • Indian Hills [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Hills
    • Indian Hills [Lee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Madison Heights
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Hills
  • Continue List   (10 more) ...
    • Lakeview [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview
      • Lakeview [Lee County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the north of Madison Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeview have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview
    • Meadowview [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadowview
      • Meadowview [Lee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Madison Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadowview have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadowview
    • Pinecrest [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinecrest
      • Pinecrest [Lee County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the north of Madison Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pinecrest have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinecrest
    • Priceville [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Priceville
      • Priceville [Lee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the east of Madison Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Priceville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Priceville
    • Rebecca Heights [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rebecca Heights
      • Rebecca Heights [Lee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southeast of Madison Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rebecca Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rebecca Heights
    • Skyline [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skyline
      • Skyline [Lee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east of Madison Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skyline have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skyline
    • Terrace Park [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terrace Park
      • Terrace Park [Lee County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southwest of Madison Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terrace Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terrace Park
    • Traceland [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Traceland
      • Traceland [Lee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Madison Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Traceland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Traceland
    • Tracewood [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tracewood
      • Tracewood [Lee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west of Madison Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tracewood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tracewood
    • Wildwood [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wildwood
      • Wildwood [Lee County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west of Madison Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wildwood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wildwood

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 Madison Heights. 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 ...
    • Delaney Bramlett     (Musician, songwriter)
    • Guy Terrell Bush     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Aberdeen (Mississippi) on Friday August 23, 1901 and died in Shannon (Mississippi) on Tueday July 2, 1985 at the age of 83. He is buried at Shannon Cemetery (Lee County, Mississippi).
      • Aberdeen is located 32 miles [51.5 km] to the south of Madison Heights.
      • Shannon is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south of Madison Heights.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Guy Terrell Bush<4>
    • Carrie Nye     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Greenwood (Mississippi) on Wednesday October 14, 1936 and died in New York (New York) on Friday July 14, 2006 at the age of 69. She is buried at Lutheran All Faiths Cemetery (Queens County, New York).
      • Greenwood is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east of Madison Heights.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carrie Nye<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Tupelo, which is the Seat of Lee County and lies just to the South Southwest.
    • Jackson, which is the State Capital of Mississippi, lies 159 miles [255.9 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW). If you could drive a straight line from Madison Heights to Jackson, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 9 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 721 miles [1,160.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 29 days and walking would take 41 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,593 miles [10,610.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,311 miles [11,765.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,186 miles [8,346.1 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 Madison Heights. 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 Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird 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 Madison Heights 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' (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- Madison Heights) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Madison Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2684, Longitude: -88.7103       In this case, the coordinates for Madison Heights 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 Madison Heights 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 314.89 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 310.794 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.925 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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