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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 Montgomery, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Montgomery 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 Montgomery:
    • 31.641835, -90.419538
    • 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 Montgomery
  • 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 Montgomery ...

We have found 36 communities that share the name Montgomery.

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

Beyond Mississippi, we know of another 35 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 35 communities, 35 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Mississippi ...
    • Holmes County
      • This Montgomery is located in Holmes County and lies 114 miles [183.5 km]<1> to the north of the Montgomery that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Holmes County community of Montgomery.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Montgomery County
      • This Montgomery is located in Montgomery County and lies 246 miles [395.9 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Montgomery that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of Montgomery.
    • Alberta
      • This Montgomery lies 1,804 miles [2,903.3 km]<1> to the northwest of the Montgomery that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
    • California
      • Mendocino County
      • This Montgomery is located in Mendocino County and lies 1,915 miles [3,081.9 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Montgomery that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mendocino County community of Montgomery.
    • Colorado
      • Park County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Park County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Park County community of Montgomery.
    • Florida
      • Hillsborough County
      • This Montgomery is located in Hillsborough County and lies 540 miles [869 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Montgomery that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsborough County community of Montgomery.
    • Georgia
      • Chatham County
      • This Montgomery is located in Chatham County and lies 546 miles [878.7 km]<1> to the east of the Montgomery that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chatham County community of Montgomery.
    • Illinois
      • Kendall County
      • This Montgomery is located in Kendall County and lies 705 miles [1,134.6 km]<1> to the north of the Montgomery that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kendall County community of Montgomery.
    • Indiana
      • Davies's County
      • This Montgomery is located in Davies's County and lies 520 miles [836.9 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Montgomery that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Davies's County community of Montgomery.
    • Iowa
      • Dickinson County
      • This Montgomery is located in Dickinson County and lies 855 miles [1,376 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Montgomery that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dickinson County community of Montgomery.
    • Kansas
      • Dickinson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Montgomery [Dickinson County].
      • Montgomery 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 Kansas community of Montgomery [Montgomery County].
    • Kentucky
      • Caldwell County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kentucky community of Montgomery [Caldwell County].
      • Knott County
      • This Montgomery is located in Knott County and lies 576 miles [927 km]<1> to the northeast of the Montgomery that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Knott County community of Montgomery.
      • Trigg County
      • This Montgomery is located in Trigg County and lies 392 miles [630.9 km] to the north northeast of the Montgomery that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Trigg County community of Montgomery.
    • Louisiana
      • Grant Parish
      • This Montgomery is located in Grant Parish and lies 145 miles [233.4 km]<1> to the west of the Montgomery that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grant Parish community of Montgomery.
    • Massachusetts
      • Hampden County
      • This Montgomery is located in Hampden County and lies 1,211 miles [1,948.9 km]<1> to the northeast of the Montgomery that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hampden County community of Montgomery.
    • Michigan
      • Hillsdale County
      • This Montgomery is located in Hillsdale County and lies 765 miles [1,231.1 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Montgomery that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsdale County community of Montgomery.
    • Minnesota
      • Le Sueur County
      • This Montgomery is located in Le Sueur County and lies 900 miles [1,448.4 km]<1> to the north of the Montgomery that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Le Sueur County community of Montgomery.
    • Missouri
      • Montgomery County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Missouri community of Montgomery [Montgomery County].
    • Nevada
      • Nye County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Nye County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Nye County community of Montgomery.
    • New Jersey
      • Somerset County
      • This Montgomery is located in Somerset County and lies 1,063 miles [1,710.7 km]<1> to the northeast of the Montgomery that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Somerset County community of Montgomery.
    • New York
      • Orange County
      • This Montgomery is located in Orange County and lies 1,124 miles [1,808.9 km]<1> to the northeast of the Montgomery that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Orange County community of Montgomery.
    • North Carolina
      • Montgomery County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Montgomery [Montgomery County].
    • Ohio
      • Hamilton County
      • This Montgomery is located in Hamilton County and lies 626 miles [1,007.4 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Montgomery that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hamilton County community of Montgomery.
      • Pickaway County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Pickaway County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pickaway County community of Montgomery.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Lycoming County
      • This Montgomery is located in Lycoming County and lies 992 miles [1,596.5 km]<1> to the northeast of the Montgomery that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lycoming County community of Montgomery.
    • South Carolina
      • Richland County
      • This Montgomery is located in Richland County and lies 564 miles [907.7 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Montgomery that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Richland County community of Montgomery.
    • Tennessee
      • Decatur County
      • This Montgomery is located in Decatur County and lies 294 miles [473.1 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Montgomery that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Decatur County community of Montgomery.
      • Morgan County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Montgomery [Morgan County].
      • Scott County
      • This Montgomery is located in Scott County and lies 473 miles [761.2 km] to the northeast of the Montgomery that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Scott County community of Montgomery.
    • Texas
      • Montgomery County
      • This Montgomery is located in Montgomery County and lies 323 miles [519.8 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Montgomery that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of Montgomery.
    • Vermont
      • Franklin County
      • This Montgomery is located in Franklin County and lies 1,323 miles [2,129.2 km]<1> to the northeast of the Montgomery that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Franklin County community of Montgomery.
    • Virginia
      • Montgomery County
      • This Montgomery is located in Montgomery County and lies 689 miles [1,108.8 km]<1> to the northeast of the Montgomery that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of Montgomery.
      • Washington County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Montgomery [Washington County].
    • West Virginia
      • Fayette County
      • This Montgomery is located in Fayette County and lies 683 miles [1,099.2 km]<1> to the northeast of the Montgomery that is located in Lincoln County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fayette County community of Montgomery.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Montgomery ...

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.

  • Enterprise [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enterprise
    • Enterprise [Lincoln County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Montgomery
    • 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
  • Fair River [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fair River
    • Fair River [Lincoln County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Montgomery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fair River have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fair River
  • Friendship [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Friendship
    • Friendship [Lincoln County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Montgomery
    • 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
  • Harmony [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmony
    • Harmony [Lincoln County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Montgomery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harmony have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmony
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hartman [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartman
      • Hartman [Lincoln County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Montgomery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartman have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartman
    • Martinsville [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martinsville
      • Martinsville [Copiah County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Montgomery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
    • New Sight [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Sight
      • New Sight [Lincoln County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Montgomery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Sight
    • Pearlhaven [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pearlhaven
      • Pearlhaven [Lincoln County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Montgomery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearlhaven have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearlhaven
    • Sand Hill [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Hill
      • Sand Hill [Copiah County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Montgomery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Hill
    • Stronghope [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stronghope
      • Stronghope [Copiah County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Montgomery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stronghope have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stronghope

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 Montgomery. 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 ...
    • Roscoe Ates     (Actor, comedian, musician)
      • Actor, comedian, musician. He was born in Grange (Mississippi) on Sunday January 20, 1895 and died in Hollywood (California) on Thursday March 1, 1962 at the age of 67. He is buried at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Grange is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Montgomery.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Roscoe Ates<5>
    • Robert Johnson     (Musician, songwriter)
      • Musician, songwriter. He was born in Hazlehurst (Mississippi) on Monday May 8, 1911 and died in Greenwood (Mississippi) on Tueday August 16, 1938 at the age of 27. He is buried at Little Zion MB Church Cemetery (Leflore County, Mississippi).
      • Hazlehurst is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the north of Montgomery.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert Johnson<5>
    • Earsell Mackbee     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Brookhaven (Mississippi) on Wednesday January 15, 1941 and died in Vallejo (California) on Monday November 9, 2009 at the age of 68. He is buried at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery (Solano County, California).
      • Brookhaven is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south of Montgomery.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Earsell Mackbee<5>
    • Britney Spears     (Singer, dancer, actress)
      • Singer, dancer, actress. She was born in McComb (Mississippi) on Wednesday December 2, 1981
      • McComb is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Montgomery.

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Brookhaven, which is the Seat of Lincoln County and lies just to the South Southwest.
    • Jackson, which is the State Capital of Mississippi, lies 47 miles [75.6 km]<1> to the north northeast (NNE). If you could walk a straight line from Montgomery to Jackson, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take about three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of two days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 904 miles [1,454.8 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of two days, a buggy would take 36 days and walking would take 52 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,792 miles [10,930.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,504 miles [12,076.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,380 miles [8,658.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Montgomery. 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Montgomery) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Montgomery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6418, Longitude: -90.4195       In this case, the coordinates for Montgomery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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 Montgomery, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>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 Montgomery 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.
<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 Montgomery 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 315.719 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 311.401 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.098 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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