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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:
    • 34.428436, -89.048676
    • 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].
    • Tippah County
      • This Mitchell is located in Tippah County and lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Mitchell that is located in Union County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tippah County community of Mitchell.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Bullock County
      • This Mitchell is located in Bullock County and lies 234 miles [376.6 km]<2> to the southeast of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 147 miles [236.6 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 212 miles [341.2 km] to the northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 1,011 miles [1,627 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 373 miles [600.3 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 241 miles [387.9 km]<2> to the north of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 304 miles [489.2 km] to the north of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 329 miles [529.5 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 647 miles [1,041.2 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 571 miles [918.9 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 321 miles [516.6 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 260 miles [418.4 km] to the south southwest of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 1,114 miles [1,792.8 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 920 miles [1,480.6 km]<2> to the north of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 250 miles [402.3 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 952 miles [1,532.1 km]<2> to the northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 752 miles [1,210.2 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 Union 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 1,939 miles [3,120.5 km] to the west northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 1,785 miles [2,872.7 km] to the west northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 1,183 miles [1,903.9 km]<2> to the northeast of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 800 miles [1,287.5 km]<2> to the northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 206 miles [331.5 km]<2> to the northeast of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 594 miles [956 km]<2> to the west of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 803 miles [1,292.3 km] to the southwest of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 1,328 miles [2,137.2 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 538 miles [865.8 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 1,790 miles [2,880.7 km]<2> to the northwest of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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 608 miles [978.5 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Mitchell that is located in Union 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.

  • Cairo [Pontotoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cairo
    • Cairo [Pontotoc County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south of Mitchell
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cairo have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cairo
  • Center [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center
    • Center [Union County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east of Mitchell
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Center have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center
  • Cherry Creek [Pontotoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherry Creek
    • Cherry Creek [Pontotoc County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Mitchell
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherry Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherry Creek
  • Enterprise [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enterprise
    • Enterprise [Union County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Mitchell
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enterprise have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enterprise
  • Continue List   (12 more) ...
    • Flatwood [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flatwood
      • Flatwood [Union County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest of Mitchell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flatwood have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flatwood
    • Friendship [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Friendship
      • Friendship [Pontotoc County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south of Mitchell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendship have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendship
    • Hurricane [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurricane
      • Hurricane [Pontotoc County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Mitchell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurricane have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurricane
    • Locust Grove [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Locust Grove
      • Locust Grove [Union County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Mitchell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Locust Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Locust Grove
    • Martintown [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martintown
      • Martintown [Union County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Mitchell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martintown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martintown
    • Mound City [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mound City
      • Mound City [Union County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east of Mitchell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mound City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mound City
    • New Harmony [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Harmony
      • New Harmony [Union County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east of Mitchell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Harmony have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Harmony
    • Poolville [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poolville
      • Poolville [Union County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Mitchell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poolville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poolville
    • Pumpkin Center [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pumpkin Center
      • Pumpkin Center [Union County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the north of Mitchell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pumpkin Center have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pumpkin Center
    • Rocky Ford [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Ford
      • Rocky Ford [Pontotoc County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest of Mitchell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocky Ford have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Ford
    • Shady Grove [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shady Grove
      • Shady Grove [Pontotoc County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southwest 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
    • Union Hill [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union Hill
      • Union Hill [Union County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Mitchell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union 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 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 ...
    • 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).
      • Shannon is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southeast of Mitchell.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Guy Terrell Bush<5>

How Far From Mitchell to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories 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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    • New Albany, which is the Seat of Union County and lies just to the North Northeast.
    • Jackson, which is the State Capital of Mississippi, lies 160 miles [257.5 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW). If you could drive a straight line from Mitchell to Jackson, with an average speed<6>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 732 miles [1,178 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 29 days and walking would take 42 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,599 miles [10,620.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,318 miles [11,777.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,193 miles [8,357.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Union 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 things 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: 34.4284, Longitude: -89.0487       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>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 Mitchell 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 315.111 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 311.072 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.035 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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