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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 Northgate, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Northgate 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 Northgate:
    • 33.489010, -88.796720
    • 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 Northgate
  • 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 Northgate ...

We have found 23 communities that share the name Northgate.

There is one other community in Mississippi which is also named Northgate.

Beyond Mississippi, we know of another 22 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 22 communities, 22 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Mississippi ...
    • Clay County
      • This Northgate is located in Clay County and lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northeast of the Northgate that is located in Oktibbeha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northgate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clay County community of Northgate.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • California
      • Sacramento 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 California community of Northgate [Sacramento County].
    • Colorado
      • Jackson County
      • This Northgate is located in Jackson County and lies 1,086 miles [1,747.7 km]<1> to the northwest of the Northgate that is located in Oktibbeha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northgate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson County community of Northgate.
    • Georgia
      • Muscogee County
      • This Northgate is located in Muscogee County and lies 234 miles [376.6 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Northgate that is located in Oktibbeha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northgate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Muscogee County community of Northgate.
    • Illinois
      • Cook 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 Illinois community of Northgate [Cook County].
      • Douglas County
      • This Northgate is located in Douglas County and lies 437 miles [703.3 km]<1> to the north of the Northgate that is located in Oktibbeha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northgate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Douglas County community of Northgate.
    • Louisiana
      • Ouachita Parish
      • This Northgate is located in Ouachita Parish and lies 200 miles [321.9 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Northgate that is located in Oktibbeha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northgate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ouachita Parish community of Northgate.
    • Maryland
      • Charles County
      • This Northgate is located in Charles County and lies 752 miles [1,210.2 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Northgate that is located in Oktibbeha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northgate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Charles County community of Northgate.
      • Frederick County
      • This Northgate is located in Frederick County and lies 766 miles [1,232.8 km] to the northeast of the Northgate that is located in Oktibbeha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northgate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Frederick County community of Northgate.
    • Michigan
      • Kent 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 Michigan community of Northgate [Kent County].
    • North Carolina
      • Durham 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 North Carolina community of Northgate [Durham County].
    • North Dakota
      • Burke County
      • This Northgate is located in Burke County and lies 1,274 miles [2,050.3 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Northgate that is located in Oktibbeha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northgate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Burke County community of Northgate.
    • Ohio
      • Guernsey County
      • This Northgate is located in Guernsey County and lies 604 miles [972 km]<1> to the northeast of the Northgate that is located in Oktibbeha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northgate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Guernsey County community of Northgate.
      • Hamilton County
      • This Northgate is located in Hamilton County and lies 461 miles [741.9 km] to the north northeast of the Northgate that is located in Oktibbeha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northgate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hamilton County community of Northgate.
      • Lucas County
      • This Northgate is located in Lucas County and lies 636 miles [1,023.5 km] to the north northeast of the Northgate that is located in Oktibbeha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northgate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lucas County community of Northgate.
    • Saskatchewan
      • This Northgate lies 1,274 miles [2,050.3 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Northgate that is located in Oktibbeha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northgate
    • South Carolina
      • Cherokee County
      • This Northgate is located in Cherokee County and lies 421 miles [677.5 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Northgate that is located in Oktibbeha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northgate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cherokee County community of Northgate.
      • Greenville County
      • This Northgate is located in Greenville County and lies 378 miles [608.3 km] to the east northeast of the Northgate that is located in Oktibbeha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northgate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greenville County community of Northgate.
      • Richland County
      • This Northgate is located in Richland County and lies 447 miles [719.4 km] to the east of the Northgate that is located in Oktibbeha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northgate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Richland County community of Northgate.
      • Spartanburg County
      • This Northgate is located in Spartanburg County and lies 404 miles [650.2 km] to the east northeast of the Northgate that is located in Oktibbeha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northgate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Spartanburg County community of Northgate.
    • Texas
      • Victoria 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 Texas community of Northgate [Victoria County].
    • Utah
      • Weber County
      • This Northgate is located in Weber County and lies 1,374 miles [2,211.2 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Northgate that is located in Oktibbeha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northgate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Weber County community of Northgate.
    • Washington
      • King County
      • This Northgate is located in King County and lies 1,991 miles [3,204.2 km]<1> to the northwest of the Northgate that is located in Oktibbeha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northgate
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the King County community of Northgate.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Northgate ...

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.

  • Cedar Point [Oktibbeha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Point
    • Cedar Point [Oktibbeha County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Northgate
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Point have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Point
  • Cherokee Heights [Oktibbeha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherokee Heights
    • Cherokee Heights [Oktibbeha County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Northgate
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherokee Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherokee Heights
  • Green Oaks [Oktibbeha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Oaks
    • Green Oaks [Oktibbeha County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Northgate
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Oaks
  • Hillbrook [Oktibbeha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillbrook
    • Hillbrook [Oktibbeha County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Northgate
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillbrook
  • Continue List   (10 more) ...
    • Hillcrest [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillcrest
      • Hillcrest [Oktibbeha County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Northgate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillcrest have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillcrest
    • Patrick [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patrick
      • Patrick [Oktibbeha County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Northgate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patrick have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patrick
    • Rocky Hill [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Hill
      • Rocky Hill [Oktibbeha County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Northgate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocky Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Hill
    • Rolling Hills [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Hills
      • Rolling Hills [Oktibbeha County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Northgate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolling Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Hills
    • Rosedale [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosedale
      • Rosedale [Oktibbeha County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Northgate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosedale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosedale
    • Starkville [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Starkville
      • Starkville [Oktibbeha County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Northgate
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,653 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Starkville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starkville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Starkville<4>
    • Stonegate [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonegate
      • Stonegate [Oktibbeha County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Northgate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonegate have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonegate
    • Tanglewood [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tanglewood
      • Tanglewood [Oktibbeha County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Northgate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tanglewood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tanglewood
    • Timbercove [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timbercove
      • Timbercove [Oktibbeha County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Northgate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timbercove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timbercove
    • University Heights [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for University Heights
      • University Heights [Oktibbeha County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Northgate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for University Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on University Heights

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 Northgate. 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)
    • Carey Bell     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Macon (Mississippi) on Saturday November 14, 1936 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Sunday May 6, 2007 at the age of 70.
      • Macon is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southeast of Northgate.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carey Bell<5>
    • Cecil Stamps Blackwood     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Ackerman (Mississippi) on Sunday October 28, 1934 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Monday November 13, 2000 at the age of 66.
      • Ackerman is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southwest of Northgate.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Cecil Stamps Blackwood<5>
    • 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 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northeast of Northgate.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Guy Terrell Bush<5>
    • Jesse Fortune     (Singer)
      • Singer. He was born in Macon (Mississippi) on Friday February 28, 1930 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Monday August 31, 2009 at the age of 79.
      • Macon is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southeast of Northgate.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jesse Fortune<5>
    • Andrew Patrick Wood     (Musician)

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Starkville, which is the Seat of Oktibbeha County and lies just to the Southwest.
    • Jackson, which is the State Capital of Mississippi, lies 114 miles [183.5 km]<1> to the southwest (SW). If you could drive a straight line from Northgate to Jackson, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 7 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 753 miles [1,211.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 30 days and walking would take 43 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,635 miles [10,678 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,349 miles [11,827.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,225 miles [8,408.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Oktibbeha County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Northgate. 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- Northgate) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Northgate. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4890, Longitude: -88.7967       In this case, the coordinates for Northgate 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 Northgate 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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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.
<7>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 Northgate to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 314.887 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 310.684 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.114 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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