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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 Oakwood Estates, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Oakwood Estates 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 Oakwood Estates:
    • 33.441789, -88.899501
    • 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 Oakwood Estates
  • 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 Oakwood Estates ...

We have found eight communities that share the name Oakwood Estates.

Within Mississippi, the name Oakwood Estates is unique.

Beyond Mississippi, we know of another eight communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Mobile County
      • This Oakwood Estates is located in Mobile County and lies 197 miles [317 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Oakwood Estates that is located in Oktibbeha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakwood Estates
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mobile County community of Oakwood Estates.
    • Florida
      • Hillsborough County
      • This Oakwood Estates is located in Hillsborough County and lies 550 miles [885.1 km]<1> to the southeast of the Oakwood Estates that is located in Oktibbeha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakwood Estates
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hillsborough County community of Oakwood Estates.
    • Illinois
      • Will County
      • This Oakwood Estates is located in Will County and lies 558 miles [898 km]<1> to the north of the Oakwood Estates that is located in Oktibbeha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakwood Estates
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Will County community of Oakwood Estates.
    • North Carolina
      • Wake County
      • This Oakwood Estates is located in Wake County and lies 613 miles [986.5 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Oakwood Estates that is located in Oktibbeha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakwood Estates
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wake County community of Oakwood Estates.
    • South Carolina
      • Anderson County
      • This Oakwood Estates is located in Anderson County and lies 365 miles [587.4 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Oakwood Estates that is located in Oktibbeha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakwood Estates
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Anderson County community of Oakwood Estates.
    • Tennessee
      • Williamson County
      • This Oakwood Estates is located in Williamson County and lies 204 miles [328.3 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Oakwood Estates that is located in Oktibbeha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakwood Estates
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Williamson County community of Oakwood Estates.
    • West Virginia
      • Putnam County
      • This Oakwood Estates is located in Putnam County and lies 521 miles [838.5 km]<1> to the northeast of the Oakwood Estates that is located in Oktibbeha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakwood Estates
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Putnam County community of Oakwood Estates.
      • Wood County
      • This Oakwood Estates is located in Wood County and lies 578 miles [930.2 km] to the northeast of the Oakwood Estates that is located in Oktibbeha County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakwood Estates
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wood County community of Oakwood Estates.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Oakwood Estates ...

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 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Oakwood Estates
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Oakwood Estates
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherokee Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherokee Heights
  • Green Acres [Oktibbeha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Acres
    • Green Acres [Oktibbeha County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Oakwood Estates
    • 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
  • 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 east of Oakwood Estates
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Oaks
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    • Hillcrest [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillcrest
      • Hillcrest [Oktibbeha County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Oakwood Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillcrest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillcrest
    • Longview [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longview
      • Longview [Oktibbeha County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Oakwood Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Longview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longview
    • Quail Valley [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quail Valley
      • Quail Valley [Oktibbeha County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Oakwood Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quail Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quail Valley
    • Rolling Hills [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Hills
      • Rolling Hills [Oktibbeha County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Oakwood Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolling Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Oakwood Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosedale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Oakwood Estates
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,653 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Starkville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starkville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Starkville<3>
    • Stonegate [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonegate
      • Stonegate [Oktibbeha County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Oakwood Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonegate have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonegate
    • Sunset [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset
      • Sunset [Oktibbeha County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Oakwood Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
    • Tanglewood [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tanglewood
      • Tanglewood [Oktibbeha County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Oakwood Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tanglewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Oakwood Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timbercove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Oakwood Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for University Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on University Heights
    • Whispering Pines [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whispering Pines
      • Whispering Pines [Oktibbeha County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Oakwood Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whispering Pines have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whispering Pines

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 Oakwood Estates. 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.

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    • 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 Oakwood Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carey Bell<4>
    • 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 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Oakwood Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Cecil Stamps Blackwood<4>
    • Chester 'Howlin Wolf' Burnett     (Musician)
    • 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 Oakwood Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jesse Fortune<4>
    • Andrew Patrick Wood     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Columbus (Mississippi) on Saturday January 8, 1966 and died in Bremerton (Washington) on Monday March 19, 1990 at the age of 24. He is buried at Miller - Woodlawn Memorial Park (Kitsap County, Washington).
      • Columbus is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the east of Oakwood Estates.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andrew Patrick Wood<4>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Starkville, which is the Seat of Oktibbeha County and lies just to the East Northeast.
    • Jackson, which is the State Capital of Mississippi, lies 108 miles [173.8 km]<1> to the southwest (SW). If you could drive a straight line from Oakwood Estates to Jackson, with an average speed<5>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 760 miles [1,223.1 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 30 days and walking would take 44 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,641 miles [10,687.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,356 miles [11,838.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,232 miles [8,420.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oakwood Estates. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4418, Longitude: -88.8995       In this case, the coordinates for Oakwood Estates 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 Oakwood Estates 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 314.947 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 310.747 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.165 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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