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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 McCall Creek, we use the following websites to find information relevant to McCall Creek 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 McCall Creek:
    • 31.512672, -90.698711
    • 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 McCall Creek
  • 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 McCall Creek ...

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.

  • Bonus [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonus
    • Bonus [Franklin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of McCall Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bonus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonus
  • Caseyville [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caseyville
    • Caseyville [Lincoln County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of McCall Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caseyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caseyville
  • Center Point [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center Point
    • Center Point [Lincoln County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of McCall Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Center Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
  • Dick [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dick
    • Dick [Franklin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of McCall Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dick
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    • Little Springs [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Springs
      • Little Springs [Franklin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of McCall Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Springs
    • Meadville [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadville
      • Meadville [Franklin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of McCall Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 420 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meadville<3>
    • Quentin [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quentin
      • Quentin [Franklin County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of McCall Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quentin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quentin
    • Shucktown [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shucktown
      • Shucktown [Franklin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of McCall Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shucktown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shucktown
    • Union Church [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union Church
      • Union Church [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of McCall Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union Church have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union Church
    • Veto [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Veto
      • Veto [Franklin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of McCall Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Veto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Veto

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 McCall Creek. 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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    • 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 29 miles [46.7 km] to the northeast of McCall Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert Johnson<4>
    • Earsell Mackbee     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Brookhaven (Mississippi) on Wednesday January 15, 1941 and died in Vallejo (California) on Monday November 9, 2009 at the age of 68. He is buried at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery (Solano County, California).
      • Brookhaven is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the east of McCall Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Earsell Mackbee<4>
    • Ray Perkins     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Mount Olive (Mississippi) on Saturday December 6, 1941 and died in Tuscaloosa (Alabama) on Wednesday December 9, 2020 at the age of 79. He is buried at Tuscaloosa Memorial Park (Tuscaloosa County, Alabama).
      • Mount Olive is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the south of McCall Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ray Perkins<4>
    • Britney Spears     (Singer, dancer, actress)
      • Singer, dancer, actress. She was born in McComb (Mississippi) on Wednesday December 2, 1981
      • McComb is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of McCall Creek.

How Far From McCall Creek to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as McCall Creek to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Meadville, which is the Seat of Franklin County and lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west southwest. If you could walk a straight line from McCall Creek to Meadville, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
    • Jackson, which is the State Capital of Mississippi, lies 62 miles [99.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take about three full days and walking would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 922 miles [1,483.8 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 36 days and walking would take 53 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,810 miles [10,959.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,523 miles [12,107.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,398 miles [8,687.2 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 McCall Creek. 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- McCall Creek) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McCall Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5127, Longitude: -90.6987       In this case, the coordinates for McCall Creek 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 McCall Creek 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 315.877 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 311.568 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.231 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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