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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 Mitchell, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Mitchell 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 Mitchell:
    • 34.709540, -88.843115
    • 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 Mitchell
  • 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 Mitchell ...

We have found 44 communities that share the name Mitchell.

There are two communities within Mississippi that are also named Mitchell.

Beyond Mississippi, we know of another 42 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 42 communities, 41 are located in the United States and three are in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Mississippi ...
    • Hancock 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 Mississippi community of Mitchell [Hancock County].
    • Union County
      • This Mitchell is located in Union County and lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the south southwest of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Union County community of Mitchell.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Bullock County
      • This Mitchell is located in Bullock County and lies 238 miles [383 km]<2> to the southeast of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bullock County community of Mitchell.
    • Arkansas
      • Clay County
      • This Mitchell is located in Clay County and lies 136 miles [218.9 km]<2> to the northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clay County community of Mitchell.
      • Fulton County
      • This Mitchell is located in Fulton County and lies 210 miles [338 km] to the west northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fulton County community of Mitchell.
    • Colorado
      • Eagle County
      • This Mitchell is located in Eagle County and lies 1,013 miles [1,630.3 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Eagle County community of Mitchell.
      • Weld 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 Colorado community of Mitchell [Weld County].
    • Georgia
      • Glascock County
      • This Mitchell is located in Glascock County and lies 366 miles [589 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Glascock County community of Mitchell.
    • Idaho
      • Bingham County
      • This Mitchell is located in Bingham County and lies 1,378 miles [2,217.7 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bingham County community of Mitchell.
    • Illinois
      • Franklin County
      • This Mitchell is located in Franklin County and lies 221 miles [355.7 km]<2> to the north of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Franklin County community of Mitchell.
      • Madison County
      • This Mitchell is located in Madison County and lies 288 miles [463.5 km] to the north northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Mitchell.
    • Indiana
      • Lawrence County
      • This Mitchell is located in Lawrence County and lies 307 miles [494.1 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lawrence County community of Mitchell.
    • Iowa
      • Mitchell County
      • This Mitchell is located in Mitchell County and lies 632 miles [1,017.1 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mitchell County community of Mitchell.
    • Kansas
      • Rice County
      • This Mitchell is located in Rice County and lies 572 miles [920.5 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rice County community of Mitchell.
    • Louisiana
      • Sabine Parish
      • This Mitchell is located in Sabine Parish and lies 341 miles [548.8 km]<2> to the southwest of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sabine Parish community of Mitchell.
      • Tangipahoa Parish
      • This Mitchell is located in Tangipahoa Parish and lies 282 miles [453.8 km] to the south southwest of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tangipahoa Parish community of Mitchell.
    • Manitoba
      • This Mitchell lies 1,099 miles [1,768.7 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
    • Michigan
      • Antrim 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 Michigan community of Mitchell [Antrim County].
      • Grand Traverse County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Mitchell [Grand Traverse County].
      • Missaukee County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Mitchell [Missaukee County].
    • Minnesota
      • Saint Louis County
      • This Mitchell is located in Saint Louis County and lies 904 miles [1,454.8 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Louis County community of Mitchell.
    • Missouri
      • Phelps County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Phelps County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Phelps County community of Mitchell.
      • Saint Francois County
      • This Mitchell is located in Saint Francois County and lies 237 miles [381.4 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Francois County community of Mitchell.
    • Montana
      • Lewis and Clark 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 Montana community of Mitchell [Lewis and Clark County].
    • Nebraska
      • Scotts Bluff County
      • This Mitchell is located in Scotts Bluff County and lies 950 miles [1,528.9 km]<2> to the northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Scotts Bluff County community of Mitchell.
    • New Mexico
      • Lea County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Lea County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lea County community of Mitchell.
    • New York
      • Ontario 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 New York community of Mitchell [Ontario County].
    • Ontario
      • This Mitchell lies 730 miles [1,174.8 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
    • Oregon
      • Crook 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 Oregon community of Mitchell [Crook County].
      • Linn County
      • This Mitchell is located in Linn County and lies 1,904 miles [3,064.2 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Linn County community of Mitchell.
      • Polk County
      • This Mitchell is located in Polk County and lies 1,938 miles [3,118.9 km] to the west northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Polk County community of Mitchell.
      • Wheeler County
      • This Mitchell is located in Wheeler County and lies 1,784 miles [2,871.1 km] to the west northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wheeler County community of Mitchell.
    • Quebec
      • This Mitchell lies 1,161 miles [1,868.4 km]<2> to the northeast of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
    • South Carolina
      • Greenville 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 South Carolina community of Mitchell [Greenville County].
    • South Dakota
      • Davison County
      • This Mitchell is located in Davison County and lies 791 miles [1,273 km]<2> to the northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Davison County community of Mitchell.
    • Tennessee
      • Robertson County
      • This Mitchell is located in Robertson County and lies 183 miles [294.5 km]<2> to the northeast of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Robertson County community of Mitchell.
    • Texas
      • Eastland County
      • This Mitchell is located in Eastland County and lies 610 miles [981.7 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Eastland County community of Mitchell.
      • Lipscomb 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 Mitchell [Lipscomb County].
      • Starr County
      • This Mitchell is located in Starr County and lies 824 miles [1,326.1 km] to the southwest of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Starr County community of Mitchell.
    • Utah
      • Weber County
      • This Mitchell is located in Weber County and lies 1,330 miles [2,140.4 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Weber County community of Mitchell.
    • Virginia
      • Salem City
      • This Mitchell is located in Salem City and lies 519 miles [835.2 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Salem City community of Mitchell.
    • Washington
      • Grant County
      • This Mitchell is located in Grant County and lies 1,787 miles [2,875.9 km]<2> to the northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grant County community of Mitchell.
    • West Virginia
      • Pendleton County
      • This Mitchell is located in Pendleton County and lies 588 miles [946.3 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Mitchell that is located in Tippah County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pendleton County community of Mitchell.
    • Wisconsin
      • Fond du Lac 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 Wisconsin community of Mitchell [Fond du Lac County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Mitchell ...

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.

  • Bluff [Tippah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluff
    • Bluff [Tippah County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Mitchell
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluff
  • Cotton Plant [Tippah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cotton Plant
    • Cotton Plant [Tippah County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Mitchell
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cotton Plant have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cotton Plant
  • Crow [Alcorn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crow
    • Crow [Alcorn County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Mitchell
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crow have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crow
  • Dry Creek [Tippah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dry Creek
    • Dry Creek [Tippah County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Mitchell
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dry Creek
  • Continue List   (9 more) ...
    • Falkner [Tippah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falkner
      • Falkner [Tippah County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Mitchell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 489 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falkner have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falkner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falkner<5>
    • Graham [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Graham
      • Graham [Union County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the south of Mitchell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graham have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
    • Halltown [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halltown
      • Halltown [Union County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the south of Mitchell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Halltown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halltown
    • Hightown [Alcorn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hightown
      • Hightown [Alcorn County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Mitchell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hightown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hightown
    • Jumpertown [Prentiss County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jumpertown
      • Jumpertown [Prentiss County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the east of Mitchell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 488 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jumpertown
    • Pleasant Ridge [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Ridge
      • Pleasant Ridge [Union County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south of Mitchell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Ridge
    • Shady Grove [Tippah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shady Grove
      • Shady Grove [Tippah County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the west of Mitchell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shady Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shady Grove
    • Silver Springs [Tippah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Springs
      • Silver Springs [Tippah County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Mitchell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Springs
    • Walnut Creek [Tippah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Creek
      • Walnut Creek [Tippah County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the north of Mitchell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Creek

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 Mitchell. 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 ...
    • Etheridge Knight     (Poet)
      • Poet. He was born in Corinth (Mississippi) on Sunday April 19, 1931 and died in Indianapolis (Indiana) on Sunday March 10, 1991 at the age of 59. He is buried at Crown Hill Cemetery (Marion County, Indiana).
      • Corinth is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northeast of Mitchell.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Etheridge Knight<6>

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

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

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    • Ripley, which is the Seat of Tippah County and lies just to the West Northwest.
    • Jackson, which is the State Capital of Mississippi, lies 183 miles [294.5 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW). If you could drive a straight line from Mitchell to Jackson, with an average speed<7>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take a little over three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 11 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 8 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 713 miles [1,147.5 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 28 days and walking would take 41 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,577 miles [10,584.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,296 miles [11,741.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,172 miles [8,323.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Tippah County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mitchell. 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 Mitchell 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 '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- Mitchell) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mitchell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7095, Longitude: -88.8431       In this case, the coordinates for Mitchell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 Mitchell, 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 Mitchell 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 315.002 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 310.984 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.891 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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