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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 Mooreville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Mooreville 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 Mooreville:
    • 34.266674, -88.575534
    • 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 Mooreville
  • 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 Mooreville ...

We have found seven communities that share the name Mooreville.

Within Mississippi, the name Mooreville is unique.

Beyond Mississippi, we know of another seven communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Colorado
      • Arapahoe 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 Mooreville [Arapahoe County].
    • Connecticut
      • Litchfield County
      • This Mooreville is located in Litchfield County and lies 992 miles [1,596.5 km]<2> to the northeast of the Mooreville that is located in Lee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mooreville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Litchfield County community of Mooreville.
    • Iowa
      • Tama 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 Iowa community of Mooreville [Tama County].
    • Michigan
      • Schoolcraft 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 Mooreville [Schoolcraft County].
      • Washtenaw County
      • This Mooreville is located in Washtenaw County and lies 601 miles [967.2 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Mooreville that is located in Lee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mooreville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washtenaw County community of Mooreville.
    • Ohio
      • Belmont County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Belmont County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Belmont County community of Mooreville.
    • Texas
      • Falls County
      • This Mooreville is located in Falls County and lies 537 miles [864.2 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Mooreville that is located in Lee County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mooreville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Falls County community of Mooreville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Mooreville ...

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.

  • Centerville [Itawamba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerville
    • Centerville [Itawamba County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Mooreville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centerville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
  • Eggville [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eggville
    • Eggville [Lee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north of Mooreville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eggville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eggville
  • Evergreen [Itawamba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen
    • Evergreen [Itawamba County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Mooreville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evergreen have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen
  • Greenwood [Itawamba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
    • Greenwood [Itawamba County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Mooreville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
  • Continue List   (10 more) ...
    • Indian Hills [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Hills
      • Indian Hills [Lee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Mooreville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Hills
    • Lakeview [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview
      • Lakeview [Lee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the west of Mooreville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeview have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview
    • Pinecrest [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinecrest
      • Pinecrest [Lee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west of Mooreville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pinecrest have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinecrest
    • Plantersville [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plantersville
      • Plantersville [Lee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Mooreville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,137 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plantersville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plantersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plantersville<5>
    • Priceville [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Priceville
      • Priceville [Lee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west of Mooreville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Priceville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Priceville
    • Rebecca Heights [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rebecca Heights
      • Rebecca Heights [Lee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west of Mooreville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rebecca Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rebecca Heights
    • Skyline [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skyline
      • Skyline [Lee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Mooreville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skyline have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skyline
    • Terrace Park [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terrace Park
      • Terrace Park [Lee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west of Mooreville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terrace Park have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terrace Park
    • Union [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
      • Union [Lee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Mooreville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
    • Unity [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unity
      • Unity [Lee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the north of Mooreville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unity have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity

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 Mooreville. 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).
      • Aberdeen is located 30 miles [48.3 km] to the south of Mooreville.
      • Shannon is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest of Mooreville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Guy Terrell Bush<6>
    • Carrie Nye     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Greenwood (Mississippi) on Wednesday October 14, 1936 and died in New York (New York) on Friday July 14, 2006 at the age of 69. She is buried at Lutheran All Faiths Cemetery (Queens County, New York).
      • Greenwood is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast of Mooreville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carrie Nye<6>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Tupelo, which is the Seat of Lee County and lies just to the West.
    • Jackson, which is the State Capital of Mississippi, lies 164 miles [263.9 km]<2> to the southwest (SW). If you could drive a straight line from Mooreville to Jackson, with an average speed<7>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 10 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 714 miles [1,149.1 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 6,588 miles [10,602.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,305 miles [11,756.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,180 miles [8,336.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mooreville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mooreville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mooreville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2667, Longitude: -88.5755    
<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 Mooreville, 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 Mooreville 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 314.806 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 310.697 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.868 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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