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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 Morgans Store, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Morgans Store 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 Morgans Store:
    • 32.093486, -90.372314
    • 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 Morgans Store
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Morgans Store ...

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.

  • Chapel Hill [Hinds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chapel Hill
    • Chapel Hill [Hinds County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Morgans Store
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chapel Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapel Hill
  • Crystal Springs [Copiah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crystal Springs
    • Crystal Springs [Copiah County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Morgans Store
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,715 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crystal Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crystal Springs<3>
  • Dears Ferry [Hinds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dears Ferry
    • Dears Ferry [Hinds County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Morgans Store
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dears Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dears Ferry
  • Dimes Ferry [Hinds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dimes Ferry
    • Dimes Ferry [Hinds County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Morgans Store
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dimes Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dimes Ferry
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    • Dry Grove [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dry Grove
      • Dry Grove [Hinds County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Morgans Store
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dry Grove
    • Egypt Hill [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Egypt Hill
      • Egypt Hill [Copiah County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Morgans Store
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Egypt Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Egypt Hill
    • Harperville [Copiah County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harperville
      • Harperville [Copiah County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Morgans Store
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harperville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Palestine [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palestine
      • Palestine [Hinds County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Morgans Store
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palestine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palestine
    • Rosemary [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosemary
      • Rosemary [Hinds County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Morgans Store
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosemary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosemary
    • Seven Springs [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seven Springs
      • Seven Springs [Hinds County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Morgans Store
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seven Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seven Springs
    • Terry [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terry
      • Terry [Hinds County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Morgans Store
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,227 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terry<3>

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 Morgans Store. 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.

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    • Johnny Fuller     (Gospel singer)
      • Gospel singer. He was born in Edwards (Mississippi) on Saturday April 20, 1929 and died in Oakland (California) on Monday May 20, 1985 at the age of 56. He is buried at Evergreen Cemetery (Alameda County, California).
      • Edwards is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northwest of Morgans Store.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Johnny Fuller<4>
    • Willie Albert 'Al' Goodman     (Singer)
    • 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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Morgans Store.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert Johnson<4>
    • Mary Ann Mobley     (Miss America (1959), actress)
      • Miss America (1959), actress. She was born in Brandon (Mississippi) on Wednesday February 17, 1937 and died in Beverly Hills (California) on Tueday December 9, 2014 at the age of 77.
      • Brandon is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northeast of Morgans Store.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mary Ann Mobley<4>
    • David Lee 'Deacon' Turner     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Jackson (Mississippi) on Sunday January 2, 1955 and died in Bakersfield (California) on Sunday July 10, 2011 at the age of 56. He is buried at Union Cemetery (Kern County, California).
      • Jackson is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Morgans Store.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: David Lee 'Deacon' Turner<4>
    • Deacon Turner     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Jackson (Mississippi) on Sunday January 2, 1955 and died in Bakersfield (California) on Sunday July 10, 2011 at the age of 56. He is buried at Union Cemetery (Kern County, California).
      • Jackson is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Morgans Store.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Deacon Turner<4>
    • Ernestine Wade     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Jackson (Mississippi) on Tueday August 7, 1906 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Friday April 15, 1983 at the age of 76. She is buried at Rosedale Cemetery (California).
      • Jackson is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Morgans Store.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ernestine Wade<4>
    • Biff Warren     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Jackson (Mississippi) on Friday December 9, 1955 and died in Madison (Mississippi) on Sunday September 26, 1993 at the age of 37. He is buried at Lakewood Memorial Park (Hinds County, Mississippi).
      • Jackson is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Morgans Store.
      • Madison is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the northeast of Morgans Store.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Biff Warren<4>
    • Eudora Welty     (Pultizer Prize winning author)
      • Pultizer Prize winning author. She was born in Jackson (Mississippi) on Tueday April 13, 1909 and died in Jackson (Mississippi) on Monday July 23, 2001 at the age of 92. She is buried at Greenwood Cemetery (Hinds County, Mississippi).
      • Jackson is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Morgans Store.
      • Jackson is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Morgans Store.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Eudora Welty<4>
    • John McKay Williams     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Jackson (Mississippi) on Saturday October 27, 1945 and died in Minneapolis (Minnesota) on Sunday July 8, 2012 at the age of 66. He is buried at Lakewood Cemetery (Hennepin County, Minnesota).
      • Jackson is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Morgans Store.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John McKay Williams<4>

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

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

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    • Jackson, which is the Seat of Hinds County and lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Morgans Store to Jackson, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
    • Jackson, which is the State Capital of Mississippi, lies 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast (NE). The buggy would take five to six hours and walking would take just over a day.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 883 miles [1,421.1 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 35 days and walking would take 51 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,768 miles [10,892 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,482 miles [12,041.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,357 miles [8,621.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Morgans Store. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Hinds County: www.co.hinds.ms.us/

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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Morgans Store) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morgans Store. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0935, Longitude: -90.3723       In this case, the coordinates for Morgans Store have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>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.
<6>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 Morgans Store to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 315.735 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 311.481 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.006 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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