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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 Napanee, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Napanee 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 Napanee:
    • 33.506226, -90.870933
    • 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 Napanee
  • 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 Napanee ...

We have found one communities that share the name Napanee.

Within Mississippi, the name Napanee is unique.

Beyond Mississippi, there is another community also named Napanee in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Ontario
      • This Napanee lies 1,050 miles [1,689.8 km]<1> to the northeast of the Napanee that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Napanee

Curious and Interesting Names Near Napanee ...

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.

  • Choctaw [Bolivar County]
  • Cold Springs [Washington County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cold Springs
    • Cold Springs [Washington County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Napanee
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cold Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Elizabeth [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabeth
    • Elizabeth [Washington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Napanee
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabeth have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabeth
  • Forkland [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forkland
    • Forkland [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Napanee
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forkland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forkland
  • Continue List   (8 more) ...
    • Heads [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heads
      • Heads [Washington County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Napanee
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heads have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heads
    • Helm [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helm
      • Helm [Washington County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Napanee
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helm have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helm
    • Holly Ridge [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Ridge
      • Holly Ridge [Sunflower County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Napanee
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Ridge
    • Hollyknowe [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollyknowe
      • Hollyknowe [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Napanee
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollyknowe have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollyknowe
    • Long [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long
      • Long [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Napanee
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long
    • Magenta [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magenta
      • Magenta [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Napanee
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magenta have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magenta
    • Priscilla [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Priscilla
      • Priscilla [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Napanee
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Priscilla have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Priscilla
    • Stringtown [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stringtown
      • Stringtown [Bolivar County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Napanee
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stringtown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stringtown

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 Napanee. 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 ...
    • J. Blackfoot     (Musician, singer)
      • Musician, singer. He was born in Greenville (Mississippi) on Wednesday November 20, 1946 and died in Germantown (Tennessee) on Wednesday November 30, 2011 at the age of 65.
      • Greenville is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest of Napanee.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: J. Blackfoot<4>
    • Otis Clay     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Waxhaw (Mississippi) on Wednesday February 11, 1942 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Friday January 8, 2016 at the age of 73. He is buried at Oak Woods Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Waxhaw is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Napanee.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Otis Clay<4>
    • Tyrone Davis     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Greenville (Mississippi) on Wednesday May 4, 1938 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Wednesday February 9, 2005 at the age of 66. He is buried at Oakridge - Glen Oak Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Greenville is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest of Napanee.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tyrone Davis<4>
    • William McKinley 'Jazz' Gillum     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Indianola (Mississippi) on Sunday September 11, 1904 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Tueday March 29, 1966 at the age of 61. He is buried at Restvale Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Indianola is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east of Napanee.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William McKinley 'Jazz' Gillum<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 28 miles [45.1 km] to the northeast of Napanee.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Cleotha 'Cleedi' Stamples<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Greenville, which is the Seat of Washington County and lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Napanee to Greenville, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
    • Jackson, which is the State Capital of Mississippi, lies 92 miles [148.1 km] to the south southeast (SSE). 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 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 854 miles [1,374.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 34 days and walking would take 49 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,718 miles [10,811.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,438 miles [11,970.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,314 miles [8,552.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Washington County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Napanee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5062, Longitude: -90.8709       In this case, the coordinates for Napanee have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Napanee 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 316.178 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.185 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.976 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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