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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 McMillan, we use the following websites to find information relevant to McMillan 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 McMillan:
    • 33.170126, -89.109231
    • 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 McMillan
  • 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 McMillan ...

We have found twelve communities that share the name McMillan.

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

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

  • Communities Located In Mississippi ...
    • Holmes County
      • This McMillan is located in Holmes County and lies 48 miles [77.2 km]<1> to the west of the McMillan that is located in Winston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McMillan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Holmes County community of McMillan.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Florida
      • Escambia 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 Florida community of McMillan [Escambia County].
    • Idaho
      • Twin Falls County
      • This McMillan is located in Twin Falls County and lies 1,516 miles [2,439.8 km]<1> to the west northwest of the McMillan that is located in Winston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McMillan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Twin Falls County community of McMillan.
    • Michigan
      • Luce County
      • This McMillan is located in Luce County and lies 927 miles [1,491.9 km]<1> to the north of the McMillan that is located in Winston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McMillan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Luce County community of McMillan.
    • North Carolina
      • Robeson County
      • This McMillan is located in Robeson County and lies 592 miles [952.7 km]<1> to the east northeast of the McMillan that is located in Winston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McMillan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Robeson County community of McMillan.
    • Oklahoma
      • Marshall County
      • This McMillan is located in Marshall County and lies 454 miles [730.6 km]<1> to the west of the McMillan that is located in Winston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McMillan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marshall County community of McMillan.
    • Ontario
      • 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 Ontario community of McMillan.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Washington County
      • This McMillan is located in Washington County and lies 678 miles [1,091.1 km]<1> to the northeast of the McMillan that is located in Winston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McMillan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of McMillan.
    • Tennessee
      • Knox County
      • This McMillan is located in Knox County and lies 361 miles [581 km]<1> to the northeast of the McMillan that is located in Winston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McMillan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Knox County community of McMillan.
    • Texas
      • San Saba County
      • This McMillan is located in San Saba County and lies 571 miles [918.9 km]<1> to the west of the McMillan that is located in Winston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McMillan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Saba County community of McMillan.
    • West Virginia
      • Preston 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 West Virginia community of McMillan [Preston County].
    • Wisconsin
      • Marathon County
      • This McMillan is located in Marathon County and lies 801 miles [1,289.1 km]<1> to the north of the McMillan that is located in Winston County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McMillan
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marathon County community of McMillan.

Curious and Interesting Names Near McMillan ...

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.

  • Calvary [Winston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calvary
    • Calvary [Winston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of McMillan
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calvary have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calvary
  • Deposit [Winston County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deposit
    • Deposit [Winston County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of McMillan
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deposit have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Edgefield [Attala County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgefield
    • Edgefield [Attala County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the west of McMillan
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edgefield have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Evergreen [Winston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen
    • Evergreen [Winston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of McMillan
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evergreen have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen
  • Continue List   (8 more) ...
    • Ford [Winston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ford
      • Ford [Winston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of McMillan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ford have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ford
    • Gum Springs [Winston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gum Springs
      • Gum Springs [Winston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of McMillan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gum Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gum Springs
    • Highpoint [Winston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highpoint
      • Highpoint [Winston County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of McMillan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highpoint have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highpoint
    • Liberty [Winston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty
      • Liberty [Winston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of McMillan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
    • Louisville [Winston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisville
      • Louisville [Winston County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of McMillan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,926 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisville<4>
    • McCool [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCool
      • McCool [Attala County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the west of McMillan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 123 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCool
    • Randalls Bluff [Winston County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Randalls Bluff
      • Randalls Bluff [Winston County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of McMillan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Randalls Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Rural Hill [Winston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rural Hill
      • Rural Hill [Winston County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of McMillan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rural Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rural Hill

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 McMillan. 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 ...
    • Cecil Stamps Blackwood     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Ackerman (Mississippi) on Sunday October 28, 1934 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Monday November 13, 2000 at the age of 66. He is buried at Memorial Park Cemetery (Shelby County, Tennessee).
      • Ackerman is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north of McMillan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Cecil Stamps Blackwood<5>
    • Archie Dees     (Professional basketball)
      • Professional basketball. He was born in Ethel (Mississippi) on Saturday February 22, 1936 and died in Bloomington (Indiana) on Monday April 4, 2016 at the age of 80. He is buried at Clear Creek Cemetery (Monroe County, Indiana).
      • Ethel is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the west of McMillan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Archie Dees<5>
    • 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 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of McMillan.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Stanley 'Uncle Elmer' Frazier<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Louisville, which is the Seat of Winston County and lies just to the Southeast.
    • Jackson, which is the State Capital of Mississippi, lies 86 miles [138.4 km]<1> to the southwest (SW). If you could drive a straight line from McMillan to Jackson, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 780 miles [1,255.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 31 days and walking would take 45 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,663 miles [10,723.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,377 miles [11,872.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,253 miles [8,453.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for McMillan. 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- McMillan) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McMillan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1701, Longitude: -89.1092       In this case, the coordinates for McMillan 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 McMillan 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>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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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.
<7>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 McMillan to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 315.054 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 310.835 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.302 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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