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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 Northwood Drive, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Northwood Drive 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 Northwood Drive:
    • 34.320105, -88.675053
    • 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 Northwood Drive
  • 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 Northwood Drive ...

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.

  • Flowerdale [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flowerdale
    • Flowerdale [Lee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Northwood Drive
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flowerdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flowerdale
  • Frog Island [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frog Island
    • Frog Island [Lee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Northwood Drive
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frog Island have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frog Island
  • Green Acres [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Acres
    • Green Acres [Lee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Northwood Drive
    • 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
  • Harrisburg Heights [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg Heights
    • Harrisburg Heights [Lee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Northwood Drive
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisburg Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg Heights
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    • Indian Hills [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Hills
      • Indian Hills [Lee County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Northwood Drive
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Hills
    • Lakeview [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview
      • Lakeview [Lee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Northwood Drive
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview
    • Pinecrest [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinecrest
      • Pinecrest [Lee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Northwood Drive
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pinecrest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinecrest
    • Priceville [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Priceville
      • Priceville [Lee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Northwood Drive
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Priceville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Priceville
    • Rebecca Heights [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rebecca Heights
      • Rebecca Heights [Lee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Northwood Drive
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rebecca Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rebecca Heights
    • Skyline [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skyline
      • Skyline [Lee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Northwood Drive
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skyline have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skyline
    • Terrace Park [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terrace Park
      • Terrace Park [Lee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Northwood Drive
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terrace Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terrace Park
    • Tracewood [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tracewood
      • Tracewood [Lee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Northwood Drive
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tracewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tracewood
    • Wildwood [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wildwood
      • Wildwood [Lee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Northwood Drive
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wildwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wildwood

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 Northwood Drive. 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 ...
    • Delaney Bramlett     (Musician, songwriter)
    • 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 34 miles [54.7 km] to the south of Northwood Drive.
      • Shannon is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the south of Northwood Drive.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Guy Terrell Bush<3>
    • Carrie Nye     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Greenwood (Mississippi) on Wednesday October 14, 1936 and died in New York (New York) on Friday July 14, 2006 at the age of 69. She is buried at Lutheran All Faiths Cemetery (Queens County, New York).
      • Greenwood is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast of Northwood Drive.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carrie Nye<3>

How Far From Northwood Drive 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 community such as Northwood Drive to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Tupelo, which is the Seat of Lee County and lies just to the South Southwest.
    • Jackson, which is the State Capital of Mississippi, lies 164 miles [263.9 km]<1> to the south southwest (SSW). If you could drive a straight line from Northwood Drive to Jackson, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 10 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 717 miles [1,153.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 28 days and walking would take 41 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,590 miles [10,605.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,307 miles [11,759.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,182 miles [8,339.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Lee County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Northwood Drive. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3201, Longitude: -88.6751       In this case, the coordinates for Northwood Drive 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 Northwood Drive 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 314.871 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 310.78 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.899 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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