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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 Newport, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Newport 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 Newport:
    • 32.937075, -89.764526
    • 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 Newport
  • 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 Newport ...

We have found 84 communities that share the name Newport.

There are two communities within Mississippi that are also named Newport.

Beyond Mississippi, we know of another 70 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 70 communities, 67 are located in the United States and six are in Canada.

In addition to the above occurrences of Newport, we know of twelve communities located outside of the United States and Canada.

  • Communities Located In Mississippi ...
    • Chickasaw 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 Newport [Chickasaw County].
    • DeSoto County
      • This Newport is located in DeSoto County and lies 137 miles [220.5 km]<2> to the north of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the DeSoto County community of Newport.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Colbert 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 Alabama community of Newport [Colbert County].
    • Arkansas
      • Jackson County
      • This Newport is located in Jackson County and lies 203 miles [326.7 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson County community of Newport.
      • Ouachita County
      • This Newport is located in Ouachita County and lies 172 miles [276.8 km] to the west northwest of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ouachita County community of Newport.
    • California
      • Mendocino County
      • This Newport is located in Mendocino County and lies 1,936 miles [3,115.7 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mendocino County community of Newport.
      • Orange County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of Newport [Orange County].
    • Delaware
      • New Castle County
      • This Newport is located in New Castle County and lies 914 miles [1,470.9 km]<2> to the northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the New Castle County community of Newport.
    • Florida
      • Monroe County
      • This Newport is located in Monroe County and lies 780 miles [1,255.3 km]<2> to the southeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monroe County community of Newport.
      • Wakulla County
      • This Newport is located in Wakulla County and lies 378 miles [608.3 km] to the east southeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wakulla County community of Newport.
    • Georgia
      • Fannin County
      • This Newport is located in Fannin County and lies 340 miles [547.2 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fannin County community of Newport.
    • Idaho
      • Kootenai County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Idaho community of Newport [Kootenai County].
    • Illinois
      • Madison County
      • This Newport is located in Madison County and lies 397 miles [638.9 km]<2> to the north of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Newport.
    • Indiana
      • Vermillion County
      • This Newport is located in Vermillion County and lies 497 miles [799.8 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Vermillion County community of Newport.
    • Iowa
      • Johnson County
      • This Newport is located in Johnson County and lies 614 miles [988.1 km]<2> to the north of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Johnson County community of Newport.
      • Jones County
      • This Newport is located in Jones County and lies 633 miles [1,018.7 km] to the north of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jones County community of Newport.
      • Louisa County
      • This Newport is located in Louisa County and lies 568 miles [914.1 km] to the north of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Louisa County community of Newport.
    • Kansas
      • Dickinson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Newport [Dickinson County].
      • Neosho County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Newport [Neosho County].
    • Kentucky
      • Campbell County
      • This Newport is located in Campbell County and lies 516 miles [830.4 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Campbell County community of Newport.
    • Louisiana
      • Winn Parish
      • This Newport is located in Winn Parish and lies 162 miles [260.7 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Winn Parish community of Newport.
    • Maine
      • Penobscot County
      • This Newport is located in Penobscot County and lies 1,367 miles [2,200 km]<2> to the northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Penobscot County community of Newport.
    • Maryland
      • Charles County
      • This Newport is located in Charles County and lies 813 miles [1,308.4 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Charles County community of Newport.
      • Worcester County
      • This Newport is located in Worcester County and lies 900 miles [1,448.4 km] to the east northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Worcester County community of Newport.
    • Michigan
      • Gogebic County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Newport [Gogebic County].
      • Monroe County
      • This Newport is located in Monroe County and lies 718 miles [1,155.5 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monroe County community of Newport.
    • Minnesota
      • Washington County
      • This Newport is located in Washington County and lies 842 miles [1,355.1 km]<2> to the north of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Newport.
    • Missouri
      • Barton County
      • This Newport is located in Barton County and lies 400 miles [643.7 km]<2> to the northwest of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Barton County community of Newport.
    • Nebraska
      • Rock County
      • This Newport is located in Rock County and lies 845 miles [1,359.9 km]<2> to the northwest of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rock County community of Newport.
    • New Hampshire
      • Sullivan County
      • This Newport is located in Sullivan County and lies 1,192 miles [1,918.3 km]<2> to the northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sullivan County community of Newport.
    • New Jersey
      • Cumberland County
      • This Newport is located in Cumberland County and lies 923 miles [1,485.4 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cumberland County community of Newport.
      • Hunterdon County
      • This Newport is located in Hunterdon County and lies 979 miles [1,575.5 km] to the northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hunterdon County community of Newport.
    • New York
      • Herkimer County
      • This Newport is located in Herkimer County and lies 1,066 miles [1,715.6 km]<2> to the northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Herkimer County community of Newport.
      • Monroe County
      • This Newport is located in Monroe County and lies 969 miles [1,559.5 km] to the northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monroe County community of Newport.
      • Onondaga County
      • This Newport is located in Onondaga County and lies 1,009 miles [1,623.8 km] to the northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Onondaga County community of Newport.
      • Orange County
      • This Newport is located in Orange County and lies 1,017 miles [1,636.7 km] to the northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Orange County community of Newport.
    • Newfoundland and Labrador
      • This Newport lies 2,157 miles [3,471.4 km]<2> to the northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • North Carolina
      • Carteret County
      • This Newport is located in Carteret County and lies 749 miles [1,205.4 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carteret County community of Newport.
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Newport lies 1,604 miles [2,581.4 km]<2> to the northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Ohio
      • Adams County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Newport [Adams County].
      • Madison County
      • This Newport is located in Madison County and lies 590 miles [949.5 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Newport.
      • Mahoning 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 Ohio community of Newport [Mahoning County].
      • Portage County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Newport [Portage County].
      • Shelby County
      • This Newport is located in Shelby County and lies 589 miles [947.9 km] to the north northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Shelby County community of Newport.
      • Tuscarawas County
      • This Newport is located in Tuscarawas County and lies 692 miles [1,113.7 km] to the northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tuscarawas County community of Newport.
      • Washington County
      • This Newport is located in Washington County and lies 651 miles [1,047.7 km] to the northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Newport.
    • Oklahoma
      • Carter County
      • This Newport is located in Carter County and lies 441 miles [709.7 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carter County community of Newport.
    • Ontario
      • This Newport lies 871 miles [1,401.7 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Oregon
      • Benton County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Oregon community of Newport [Benton County].
      • Lincoln County
      • This Newport is located in Lincoln County and lies 1,995 miles [3,210.6 km]<2> to the northwest of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lincoln County community of Newport.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Lawrence County
      • This Newport is located in Lawrence County and lies 755 miles [1,215.1 km]<2> to the northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lawrence County community of Newport.
      • Luzerne County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Newport [Luzerne County].
      • Northampton County
      • This Newport is located in Northampton County and lies 951 miles [1,530.5 km] to the northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Northampton County community of Newport.
      • Perry County
      • This Newport is located in Perry County and lies 870 miles [1,400.1 km] to the northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Perry County community of Newport.
    • Prince Edward Island
      • This Newport lies 1,701 miles [2,737.5 km]<2> to the northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Quebec
      • This Newport lies 1,672 miles [2,690.8 km]<2> to the northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Rhode Island
      • Newport County
      • This Newport is located in Newport County and lies 1,170 miles [1,882.9 km]<2> to the northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Newport County community of Newport.
    • South Carolina
      • York County
      • This Newport is located in York County and lies 515 miles [828.8 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the York County community of Newport.
    • Tennessee
      • Cocke County
      • This Newport is located in Cocke County and lies 428 miles [688.8 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cocke County community of Newport.
    • Texas
      • Clay County
      • This Newport is located in Clay County and lies 478 miles [769.3 km]<2> to the west of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clay County community of Newport.
      • Harris County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Newport [Harris County].
      • Walker County
      • This community is historic<1> and although located in Walker County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Walker County community of Newport.
    • Utah
      • Davis County
      • This Newport is located in Davis County and lies 1,334 miles [2,146.9 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Davis County community of Newport.
    • Vermont
      • Orleans County
      • This Newport is located in Orleans County and lies 1,250 miles [2,011.7 km]<2> to the northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Orleans County community of Newport.
    • Virginia
      • Augusta County
      • This Newport is located in Augusta County and lies 683 miles [1,099.2 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Augusta County community of Newport.
      • Giles County
      • This Newport is located in Giles County and lies 603 miles [970.4 km] to the east northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Giles County community of Newport.
      • Isle of Wight County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Newport [Isle of Wight County].
      • Page County
      • This Newport is located in Page County and lies 736 miles [1,184.5 km] to the northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Page County community of Newport.
    • Washington
      • King County
      • This Newport is located in King County and lies 1,963 miles [3,159.1 km]<2> to the northwest of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the King County community of Newport.
      • Pend Oreille County
      • This Newport is located in Pend Oreille County and lies 1,760 miles [2,832.4 km] to the northwest of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pend Oreille County community of Newport.
    • West Virginia
      • Wood County
      • This Newport is located in Wood County and lies 631 miles [1,015.5 km]<2> to the northeast of the Newport that is located in Attala County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wood County community of Newport.
    • Wisconsin
      • Door County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Wisconsin community of Newport [Door County].
  • Communities Beyond North America ...
    • Australia
      • - Victoria
      • Distance: 9,377 miles [15,090.8 km]<2> to the west southwest
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • - New South Wales
      • Distance: 8,957 miles [14,414.9 km] to the west southwest
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • - Queensland
      • Distance: 8,706 miles [14,010.9 km] to the west
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Curacao
      • Distance: 1,956 miles [3,147.9 km]<2> to the southeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • England
      • - East Riding of Yorkshire
      • Distance: 4,382 miles [7,052.1 km]<2> to the northeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • - Shropshire
      • Distance: 4,340 miles [6,984.6 km] to the northeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • - Uttlesford
      • Distance: 4,462 miles [7,180.9 km] to the northeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • - Isle of Wight
      • Distance: 4,434 miles [7,135.8 km] to the northeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Wales
      • - Pembrokeshire
      • Distance: 4,259 miles [6,854.2 km]<2> to the northeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • - Newport
      • Distance: 4,343 miles [6,989.4 km] to the northeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Ireland
      • - County Mayo
      • Distance: 4,035 miles [6,493.7 km]<2> to the northeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • - Tipperary
      • Distance: 4,101 miles [6,599.9 km] to the northeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport

Curious and Interesting Names Near Newport ...

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]<2> to the north of Newport
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowlin have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Branchville [Attala County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Branchville
    • Branchville [Attala County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Newport
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Branchville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Dowell [Leake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dowell
    • Dowell [Leake County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the east of Newport
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dowell have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dowell
  • Earlyville [Attala County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Earlyville
    • Earlyville [Attala County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north of Newport
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Earlyville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Earlyville
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Goodman [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodman
      • Goodman [Holmes County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the west of Newport
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,164 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodman have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goodman<5>
    • Hurricane [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurricane
      • Hurricane [Attala County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Newport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurricane have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurricane
    • Joseph [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joseph
      • Joseph [Attala County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Newport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joseph have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joseph
    • Pleasant Ridge [Attala County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Ridge
      • Pleasant Ridge [Attala County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north of Newport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Williams Ferry [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williams Ferry
      • Williams Ferry [Attala County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west of Newport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williams Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williams Ferry

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 Newport. 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 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northeast of Newport.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Archie Dees<6>
    • K.C. Douglas     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Sharon (Mississippi) on Friday November 21, 1913 and died in Berkeley (California) on Saturday October 18, 1975 at the age of 61. He is buried at Pleasant Green MB Church Cemetery (Madison County, Mississippi).
      • Sharon is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the southwest of Newport.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: K.C. Douglas<6>
    • L.C. Greenwood     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Canton (Mississippi) on Sunday September 8, 1946 and died in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) on Sunday September 29, 2013 at the age of 67. He is buried at Priestley Chapel MB Church Cemetery (Madison County, Mississippi).
      • Canton is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southwest of Newport.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: L.C. Greenwood<6>
    • Napoleon B. Whiting     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Canton (Mississippi) on Tueday September 21, 1909 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Monday October 22, 1984 at the age of 75. He is buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Canton is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southwest of Newport.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Napoleon B. Whiting<6>

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

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

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    • Kosciusko, which is the Seat of Attala County and lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Newport to Kosciusko, with an average speed<7> 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 49 miles [78.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take most of two days and walking would take about three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 821 miles [1,321.3 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<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,701 miles [10,784.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,417 miles [11,936.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,292 miles [8,516.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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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 Newport, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Newport) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Newport. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Newport

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9371, Longitude: -89.7645       In this case, the coordinates for Newport have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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 Newport 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.
<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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>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.
<8>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 Newport to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 315.438 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 311.249 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.614 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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