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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 Muldon, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Muldon 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 Muldon:
    • 33.732339, -88.653936
    • 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 Muldon
  • 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 Muldon ...

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.

  • Evergreen [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen
    • Evergreen [Monroe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Muldon
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evergreen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen
  • Green Acres [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Acres
    • Green Acres [Monroe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Muldon
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Acres
  • Hillcrest [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillcrest
    • Hillcrest [Monroe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Muldon
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillcrest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillcrest
  • Piney Grove [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piney Grove
    • Piney Grove [Monroe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Muldon
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piney Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piney Grove
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Prairie [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie
      • Prairie [Monroe County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Muldon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie
    • Rodgers [Monroe County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rodgers
      • Rodgers [Monroe County] was located less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Muldon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rodgers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Strong [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Strong
      • Strong [Monroe County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Muldon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Strong have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strong
    • Tanglewood [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tanglewood
      • Tanglewood [Monroe County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Muldon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tanglewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tanglewood
    • Tucker Place [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tucker Place
      • Tucker Place [Monroe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Muldon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tucker Place have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tucker Place

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 Muldon. 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 ...
    • Henry 'Hurricane Hank' Armstrong     (Professional boxer)
    • Chester 'Howlin Wolf' Burnett     (Musician)
    • 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast of Muldon.
      • Shannon is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the north of Muldon.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Guy Terrell Bush<3>
    • Bukka White     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Houston (Mississippi) on Friday November 12, 1909 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Saturday February 26, 1977 at the age of 67. He is buried at New Park Cemetery (Shelby County, Tennessee).
      • Houston is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northwest of Muldon.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bukka White<3>
    • Andrew Patrick Wood     (Musician)

How Far From Muldon to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Muldon to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Aberdeen, which is the Seat of Monroe County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Muldon to Aberdeen, with an average speed<4> 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 132 miles [212.4 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 8 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 737 miles [1,186.1 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 29 days and walking would take 42 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,617 miles [10,649 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,332 miles [11,799.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,208 miles [8,381.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Monroe County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Monroe County: www.monroecountyms.org

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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Muldon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Muldon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7323, Longitude: -88.6539       In this case, the coordinates for Muldon 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>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.
<4>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.
<5>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 Muldon to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 314.817 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 310.637 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.007 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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