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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 Mount Herman, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Mount Herman 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 Mount Herman:
    • 33.225405, -89.702859
    • 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 Mount Herman
  • 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 Mount Herman ...

We have found eleven communities that share the name Mount Herman.

Within Mississippi, the name Mount Herman is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Georgia
      • Chatham County
      • This Mount Herman is located in Chatham County and lies 505 miles [812.7 km]<1> to the east of the Mount Herman that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Herman
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chatham County community of Mount Herman.
    • North Carolina
      • Caldwell County
      • This Mount Herman is located in Caldwell County and lies 501 miles [806.3 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Mount Herman that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Herman
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Caldwell County community of Mount Herman.
      • Surry County
      • This Mount Herman is located in Surry County and lies 570 miles [917.3 km] to the east northeast of the Mount Herman that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Herman
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Surry County community of Mount Herman.
    • Oklahoma
      • McCurtain County
      • This Mount Herman is located in McCurtain County and lies 302 miles [486 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Mount Herman that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Herman
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the McCurtain County community of Mount Herman.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Washington County
      • This Mount Herman is located in Washington County and lies 704 miles [1,133 km]<1> to the northeast of the Mount Herman that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Herman
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Mount Herman.
    • Tennessee
      • Moore County
      • This Mount Herman is located in Moore County and lies 235 miles [378.2 km]<1> to the northeast of the Mount Herman that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Herman
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Moore County community of Mount Herman.
      • Putnam County
      • This Mount Herman is located in Putnam County and lies 310 miles [498.9 km] to the northeast of the Mount Herman that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Herman
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Putnam County community of Mount Herman.
      • Wayne County
      • This Mount Herman is located in Wayne County and lies 184 miles [296.1 km] to the northeast of the Mount Herman that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Herman
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wayne County community of Mount Herman.
      • Weakley County
      • This Mount Herman is located in Weakley County and lies 212 miles [341.2 km] to the north northeast of the Mount Herman that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Herman
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Weakley County community of Mount Herman.
    • Texas
      • Shelby County
      • This Mount Herman is located in Shelby County and lies 287 miles [461.9 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Mount Herman that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Herman
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Shelby County community of Mount Herman.
    • Virginia
      • Rockingham 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 Mount Herman [Rockingham County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Mount Herman ...

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.

  • Bowlin [Attala County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowlin
    • Bowlin [Attala County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Mount Herman
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowlin have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Center Point [Attala County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center Point
    • Center Point [Attala County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Mount Herman
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Center Point have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Earlyville [Attala County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Earlyville
    • Earlyville [Attala County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Mount Herman
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Earlyville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Earlyville
  • Friendship [Attala County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Friendship
    • Friendship [Attala County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Mount Herman
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendship have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Pierces Chapel [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pierces Chapel
      • Pierces Chapel [Attala County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Mount Herman
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pierces Chapel have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pierces Chapel
    • Possumneck [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Possumneck
      • Possumneck [Attala County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Mount Herman
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Possumneck
    • Rockport [Attala County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockport
      • Rockport [Attala County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Mount Herman
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockport have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Rocky Point [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Point
      • Rocky Point [Attala County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Mount Herman
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocky Point have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Point
    • Sand Hill [Attala County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Hill
      • Sand Hill [Attala County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Mount Herman
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Shady Grove [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shady Grove
      • Shady Grove [Attala County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Mount Herman
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shady Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shady Grove
    • Unity [Attala County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unity
      • Unity [Attala County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Mount Herman
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unity have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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 Mount Herman. 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 ...
    • Archie Dees     (Professional basketball)
      • Professional basketball. He was born in Ethel (Mississippi) on Saturday February 22, 1936 and died in Bloomington (Indiana) on Monday April 4, 2016 at the age of 80. He is buried at Clear Creek Cemetery (Monroe County, Indiana).
      • Ethel is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast of Mount Herman.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Archie Dees<4>
    • Roebuck 'Pops' Staples     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Winona (Mississippi) on Monday December 28, 1914 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Tueday December 19, 2000 at the age of 86. He is buried at Oak Woods Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Winona is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the north of Mount Herman.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Roebuck 'Pops' Staples<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Kosciusko, which is the Seat of Attala County and lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Mount Herman to Kosciusko, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take 6 hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
    • Jackson, which is the State Capital of Mississippi, lies 69 miles [111 km] to the south southwest (SSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take about three full days and walking would take three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 807 miles [1,298.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 32 days and walking would take 46 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,685 miles [10,758.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,401 miles [11,910.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,276 miles [8,490.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Attala County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Herman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2254, Longitude: -89.7029       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Herman have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 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 Mount Herman 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>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.
<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 Mount Herman 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 315.425 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 311.273 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.537 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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