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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 Moseley, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Moseley and the surrounding area.

  • 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 Moseley:
    • 32.451530, -88.829216
    • 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 Moseley
  • 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 Moseley ...

We have found nine communities that share the name Moseley.

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

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

  • Communities Located In Mississippi ...
    • Rankin County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Mississippi community of Moseley [Rankin County].
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Clay County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Alabama community of Moseley [Clay County].
    • California
      • Butte County
      • This community is historic<1> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of Moseley [Butte County].
    • Colorado
      • Morgan County
      • This Moseley is located in Morgan County and lies 987 miles [1,588.4 km]<3> to the northwest of the Moseley that is located in Lauderdale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moseley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Morgan County community of Moseley.
    • Michigan
      • Kent County
      • This Moseley is located in Kent County and lies 754 miles [1,213.4 km]<3> to the north northeast of the Moseley that is located in Lauderdale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moseley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kent County community of Moseley.
    • Oklahoma
      • Delaware County
      • This community is historic<1> and although located in Delaware County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Delaware County community of Moseley.
    • South Carolina
      • Anderson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Carolina community of Moseley [Anderson County].
    • Virginia
      • Buckingham County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Moseley [Buckingham County].
      • Powhatan County
      • This Moseley is located in Powhatan County and lies 714 miles [1,149.1 km]<3> to the east northeast of the Moseley that is located in Lauderdale County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moseley
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Powhatan County community of Moseley.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Moseley ...

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.

  • Complete [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Complete
    • Complete [Lauderdale County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Moseley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Complete have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Complete
  • Evergreen [Newton County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen
    • Evergreen [Newton County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Moseley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evergreen have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Graham [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Graham
    • Graham [Lauderdale County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Moseley
    • 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
  • Lost Gap [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lost Gap
    • Lost Gap [Lauderdale County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Moseley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lost Gap have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Gap
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Martin [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martin
      • Martin [Lauderdale County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Moseley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martin
    • Nellieburg [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nellieburg
      • Nellieburg [Lauderdale County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Moseley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nellieburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nellieburg
    • Pine Springs [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Springs
      • Pine Springs [Lauderdale County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the east of Moseley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Springs
    • Poplar Springs [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplar Springs
      • Poplar Springs [Lauderdale County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Moseley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poplar Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplar Springs
    • Shucktown [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shucktown
      • Shucktown [Lauderdale County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Moseley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shucktown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shucktown

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 Moseley. 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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    • Paul Lavon Davis     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Meridian (Mississippi) on Wednesday April 21, 1948 and died in Meridian (Mississippi) on Tueday April 22, 2008 at the age of 60. He is buried at Magnolia Cemetery (Lauderdale County, Mississippi).
      • Meridian is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Moseley.
      • Meridian is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Moseley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Paul Lavon Davis<5>
    • John Christopher 'Chris' Ethridge     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Meridian (Mississippi) on Monday February 10, 1947 and died in Meridian (Mississippi) on Monday April 23, 2012 at the age of 65. He is buried at Magnolia Cemetery (Lauderdale County, Mississippi).
      • Meridian is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Moseley.
      • Meridian is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Moseley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Christopher 'Chris' Ethridge<5>
    • Stanley 'Uncle Elmer' Frazier     (Professional wrestler)
      • Professional wrestler. He was born in Philadelphia (Mississippi) on Monday August 16, 1937 and died on Wednesday July 1, 1992 at the age of 54. He is buried at Biloxi National Cemetery (Harrison County, Mississippi).
      • Philadelphia is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northwest of Moseley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Stanley 'Uncle Elmer' Frazier<5>
    • Andrew Goodman     (Social activist)
      • Social activist. He was born in New York (New York) on Tueday November 23, 1943 and died in Neshoba (Mississippi) on Sunday June 21, 1964 at the age of 20. He is buried at Mt. Judah Cemetery (Queens County, New York).
      • Neshoba is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northwest of Moseley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andrew Goodman<5>
    • Donald Eric 'Boob' McNair     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Meridian (Mississippi) on Monday April 12, 1909 and died in Meridian (Mississippi) on Friday March 11, 1949 at the age of 39. He is buried at Magnolia Cemetery (Lauderdale County, Mississippi).
      • Meridian is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Moseley.
      • Meridian is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Moseley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Donald Eric 'Boob' McNair<5>
    • David Ruffin     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Meridian (Mississippi) on Saturday January 18, 1941 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Saturday June 1, 1991 at the age of 50. He is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Wayne County, Michigan).
      • Meridian is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Moseley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: David Ruffin<5>
    • James 'Skeeter' Webb     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Meridian (Mississippi) on Thursday November 4, 1909 and died in Meridian (Mississippi) on Tueday July 8, 1986 at the age of 76. He is buried at Magnolia Cemetery (Lauderdale County, Mississippi).
      • Meridian is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Moseley.
      • Meridian is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Moseley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James 'Skeeter' Webb<5>
    • Al Wilson     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Meridian (Mississippi) on Monday June 19, 1939 and died in Fontana (California) on Monday April 21, 2008 at the age of 68. He is buried at Evergreen Memorial Park (Riverside County, California).
      • Meridian is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Moseley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Al Wilson<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Meridian, which is the Seat of Lauderdale County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Moseley to Meridian, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Jackson, which is the State Capital of Mississippi, lies 79 miles [127.1 km] to the west (W). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 796 miles [1,281 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 31 days and walking would take 46 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,687 miles [10,761.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,397 miles [11,904.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,274 miles [8,487.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lauderdale County: www.lauderdalecounty.org/

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Moseley, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>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 Moseley 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.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Moseley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moseley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4515, Longitude: -88.8292       In this case, the coordinates for Moseley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 Moseley 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 314.823 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 310.47 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.321 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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