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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 McDonald, we use the following websites to find information relevant to McDonald 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 McDonald:
    • 32.660414, -89.132838
    • 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 McDonald
  • 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 McDonald ...

We have found 34 communities that share the name McDonald.

There is one other community in Mississippi which is also named McDonald.

Beyond Mississippi, we know of another 33 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 33 communities, 33 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Mississippi ...
    • Covington County
      • This McDonald is located in Covington County and lies 76 miles [122.3 km]<1> to the south southwest of the McDonald that is located in Neshoba County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonald
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Covington County community of McDonald.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Dallas County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Alabama community of McDonald [Dallas County].
    • Arkansas
      • Cross County
      • This McDonald is located in Cross County and lies 198 miles [318.7 km]<1> to the north northwest of the McDonald that is located in Neshoba County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonald
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cross County community of McDonald.
      • Jackson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of McDonald [Jackson County].
    • California
      • Marin County
      • This McDonald is located in Marin County and lies 1,927 miles [3,101.2 km]<1> to the west northwest of the McDonald that is located in Neshoba County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonald
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marin County community of McDonald.
    • Florida
      • Orange County
      • This McDonald is located in Orange County and lies 525 miles [844.9 km]<1> to the east southeast of the McDonald that is located in Neshoba County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonald
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Orange County community of McDonald.
    • Georgia
      • Clarke County
      • This McDonald is located in Clarke County and lies 340 miles [547.2 km]<1> to the east northeast of the McDonald that is located in Neshoba County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonald
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clarke County community of McDonald.
      • Thomas County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of McDonald [Thomas County].
    • Kansas
      • Rawlins County
      • This McDonald is located in Rawlins County and lies 839 miles [1,350.2 km]<1> to the northwest of the McDonald that is located in Neshoba County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonald
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rawlins County community of McDonald.
    • Louisiana
      • Avoyelles Parish
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Louisiana community of McDonald [Avoyelles Parish].
    • Manitoba
      • This McDonald lies 1,267 miles [2,039 km]<1> to the north northwest of the McDonald that is located in Neshoba County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonald
    • Maryland
      • Frederick County
      • This McDonald is located in Frederick County and lies 814 miles [1,310 km]<1> to the northeast of the McDonald that is located in Neshoba County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonald
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Frederick County community of McDonald.
    • Michigan
      • Van Buren County
      • This McDonald is located in Van Buren County and lies 682 miles [1,097.6 km]<1> to the north northeast of the McDonald that is located in Neshoba County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonald
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Van Buren County community of McDonald.
    • Minnesota
      • Polk County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Minnesota community of McDonald [Polk County].
    • Missouri
      • Barry County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Barry County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Barry County community of McDonald.
      • Carter County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Missouri community of McDonald [Carter County].
    • Montana
      • Powell County
      • This McDonald is located in Powell County and lies 1,566 miles [2,520.2 km]<1> to the northwest of the McDonald that is located in Neshoba County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonald
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Powell County community of McDonald.
      • Sanders County
      • This McDonald is located in Sanders County and lies 1,666 miles [2,681.2 km] to the northwest of the McDonald that is located in Neshoba County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonald
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sanders County community of McDonald.
    • New Hampshire
      • Hillsborough County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New Hampshire community of McDonald [Hillsborough County].
    • New Jersey
      • Burlington County
      • This McDonald is located in Burlington County and lies 951 miles [1,530.5 km]<1> to the northeast of the McDonald that is located in Neshoba County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonald
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Burlington County community of McDonald.
    • New Mexico
      • Lea County
      • This McDonald is located in Lea County and lies 822 miles [1,322.9 km]<1> to the west of the McDonald that is located in Neshoba County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonald
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lea County community of McDonald.
    • North Carolina
      • Robeson County
      • This McDonald is located in Robeson County and lies 587 miles [944.7 km]<1> to the east northeast of the McDonald that is located in Neshoba County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonald
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Robeson County community of McDonald.
    • Ohio
      • Butler County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of McDonald [Butler County].
      • Hardin County
      • This community is historic and although located in Hardin County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hardin County community of McDonald.
      • Muskingum County
      • This McDonald is located in Muskingum County and lies 641 miles [1,031.6 km]<1> to the northeast of the McDonald that is located in Neshoba County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonald
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Muskingum County community of McDonald.
      • Trumbull County
      • This McDonald is located in Trumbull County and lies 747 miles [1,202.2 km] to the northeast of the McDonald that is located in Neshoba County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonald
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Trumbull County community of McDonald.
    • Oregon
      • Sherman County
      • This McDonald is located in Sherman County and lies 1,881 miles [3,027.2 km]<1> to the northwest of the McDonald that is located in Neshoba County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonald
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sherman County community of McDonald.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Washington County
      • This McDonald is located in Washington County and lies 725 miles [1,166.8 km]<1> to the northeast of the McDonald that is located in Neshoba County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonald
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of McDonald.
    • Tennessee
      • Bradley County
      • This McDonald is located in Bradley County and lies 291 miles [468.3 km]<1> to the northeast of the McDonald that is located in Neshoba County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonald
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bradley County community of McDonald.
    • Texas
      • Montague County
      • This McDonald is located in Montague County and lies 506 miles [814.3 km]<1> to the west of the McDonald that is located in Neshoba County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonald
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montague County community of McDonald.
    • Utah
      • Davis County
      • This McDonald is located in Davis County and lies 1,380 miles [2,220.9 km]<1> to the west northwest of the McDonald that is located in Neshoba County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonald
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Davis County community of McDonald.
    • Washington
      • Grant County
      • This McDonald is located in Grant County and lies 1,861 miles [2,995 km]<1> to the northwest of the McDonald that is located in Neshoba County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonald
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grant County community of McDonald.
      • Lewis County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Washington community of McDonald [Lewis County].
    • Wyoming
      • Big Horn County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Wyoming community of McDonald [Big Horn County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near McDonald ...

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.

  • Coldwater [Neshoba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coldwater
    • Coldwater [Neshoba County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of McDonald
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coldwater have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coldwater
  • Deemer [Neshoba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deemer
    • Deemer [Neshoba County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of McDonald
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deemer have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deemer
  • Dover [Neshoba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dover
    • Dover [Neshoba County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of McDonald
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dover have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dover
  • Golden Grove [Neshoba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Golden Grove
    • Golden Grove [Neshoba County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of McDonald
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Golden Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Golden Grove
  • Continue List   (8 more) ...
    • Good Hope [Neshoba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Good Hope
      • Good Hope [Neshoba County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of McDonald
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Good Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Good Hope
    • Greenland [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenland
      • Greenland [Newton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of McDonald
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenland
    • Hope [Neshoba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hope
      • Hope [Neshoba County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of McDonald
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hope
    • House [Neshoba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for House
      • House [Neshoba County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of McDonald
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on House
    • New Ireland [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Ireland
      • New Ireland [Newton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of McDonald
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Ireland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Ireland
    • Rock Branch [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Branch
      • Rock Branch [Newton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of McDonald
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Branch
    • Tucker [Neshoba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tucker
      • Tucker [Neshoba County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of McDonald
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tucker have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tucker
    • Union [Neshoba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
      • Union [Neshoba County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of McDonald
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,876 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union<5>

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 McDonald. 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 ...
    • Stanley 'Uncle Elmer' Frazier     (Professional wrestler)
      • Professional wrestler. He was born in Philadelphia (Mississippi) on Monday August 16, 1937 and died on Wednesday July 1, 1992 at the age of 54. He is buried at Biloxi National Cemetery (Harrison County, Mississippi).
      • Philadelphia is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north of McDonald.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Stanley 'Uncle Elmer' Frazier<6>
    • Andrew Goodman     (Social activist)
      • Social activist. He was born in New York (New York) on Tueday November 23, 1943 and died in Neshoba (Mississippi) on Sunday June 21, 1964 at the age of 20. He is buried at Mt. Judah Cemetery (Queens County, New York).
      • Neshoba is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south of McDonald.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andrew Goodman<6>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Philadelphia, which is the Seat of Neshoba County and lies just to the North.
    • Jackson, which is the State Capital of Mississippi, lies 65 miles [104.6 km]<1> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could walk a straight line from McDonald to Jackson, with an average speed<7> 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 about three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 801 miles [1,289.1 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 32 days and walking would take 46 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,689 miles [10,764.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,401 miles [11,910.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,277 miles [8,492.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for McDonald. 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 'straight-line' (or 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- McDonald) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McDonald. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6604, Longitude: -89.1328       In this case, the coordinates for McDonald have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 McDonald 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.
<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about McDonald, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>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.
<8>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 McDonald to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 315.026 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 310.734 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.406 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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