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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 Myrtle Hall, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Myrtle Hall 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 Myrtle Hall:
    • 34.205664, -90.554265
    • 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 Myrtle Hall
  • 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 Myrtle Hall ...

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.

  • Beverly [Coahoma County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beverly
    • Beverly [Coahoma County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Myrtle Hall
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beverly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beverly
  • Bobo [Coahoma County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bobo
    • Bobo [Coahoma County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Myrtle Hall
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bobo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bobo
  • Clover Hill [Coahoma County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clover Hill
    • Clover Hill [Coahoma County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Myrtle Hall
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clover Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clover Hill
  • Counts [Coahoma County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Counts
    • Counts [Coahoma County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Myrtle Hall
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Counts have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Counts
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    • Dublin [Coahoma County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dublin
      • Dublin [Coahoma County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Myrtle Hall
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dublin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dublin
    • Eagles Nest [Coahoma County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagles Nest
      • Eagles Nest [Coahoma County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Myrtle Hall
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagles Nest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagles Nest
    • Iris [Coahoma County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iris
      • Iris [Coahoma County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Myrtle Hall
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jonestown [Coahoma County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonestown
      • Jonestown [Coahoma County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Myrtle Hall
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,100 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonestown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonestown<3>
    • King And Anderson [Coahoma County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for King And Anderson
      • King And Anderson [Coahoma County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Myrtle Hall
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for King And Anderson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on King And Anderson
    • Lyon [Coahoma County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyon
      • Lyon [Coahoma County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Myrtle Hall
      • Estimated population in 2019: 288 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyon
    • Sessions [Coahoma County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sessions
      • Sessions [Coahoma County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Myrtle Hall
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sessions have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sessions
    • Walnut [Quitman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut
      • Walnut [Quitman County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Myrtle Hall
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut

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 Myrtle Hall. 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 ...
    • James Carr     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Clarksdale (Mississippi) on Saturday June 13, 1942 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Sunday January 7, 2001 at the age of 58. He is buried at New Park Cemetery (Shelby County, Tennessee).
      • Clarksdale is located Less than 2 miles to the southwest of Myrtle Hall.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Carr<4>
    • Robert Nighthawk     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Helena (Arkansas) on Tueday November 30, 1909 and died in Helena (Arkansas) on Sunday November 5, 1967 at the age of 58. He is buried at Magnolia Cemetery (Phillips County, Arkansas).
      • Helena is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the north of Myrtle Hall.
      • Helena is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the north of Myrtle Hall.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert Nighthawk<4>
    • Bessie Smith     (Musician)
      • Musician. She was born in Chattanooga (Tennessee) on Sunday April 15, 1894 and died in Clarksdale (Mississippi) on Sunday September 26, 1937 at the age of 43. She is buried at Mt. Lawn Cemetery (Delaware County, Pennsylvania).
      • Clarksdale is located Less than 2 miles to the southwest of Myrtle Hall.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bessie Smith<4>
    • Cleotha 'Cleedi' Stamples     (Singer)
      • Singer. She was born in Drew (Mississippi) on Wednesday April 11, 1934 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Thursday February 21, 2013 at the age of 78. She is buried at Oak Woods Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Drew is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Myrtle Hall.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Cleotha 'Cleedi' Stamples<4>
    • William Caesar Warfield     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in West Helena (Arkansas) on Thursday January 22, 1920 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Sunday August 25, 2002 at the age of 82. He is buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery (Monroe County, New York).
      • West Helena is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the north of Myrtle Hall.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Caesar Warfield<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Clarksdale, which is the Seat of Coahoma County and lies just to the West Southwest.
    • Jackson, which is the State Capital of Mississippi, lies 133 miles [214 km]<1> to the south (S). If you could drive a straight line from Myrtle Hall to Jackson, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 815 miles [1,311.6 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 32 days and walking would take 47 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,670 miles [10,734.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,392 miles [11,896.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,268 miles [8,478 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Coahoma County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Myrtle Hall. 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Myrtle Hall) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Myrtle Hall. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2057, Longitude: -90.5543       In this case, the coordinates for Myrtle Hall 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 Myrtle Hall 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 316.038 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.116 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.717 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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