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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 Stoneville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Stoneville 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 Stoneville:
    • 33.423881, -90.914479
    • 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 Stoneville
  • 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 Stoneville ...

We have found eight communities that share the name Stoneville.

Within Mississippi, the name Stoneville is unique.

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

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Massachusetts
      • Franklin County
      • This Stoneville is located in Franklin County and lies 1,186 miles [1,908.7 km]<1> to the northeast of the Stoneville that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Franklin County community of Stoneville.
      • Worcester County
      • This Stoneville is located in Worcester County and lies 1,200 miles [1,931.2 km] to the northeast of the Stoneville that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Worcester County community of Stoneville.
    • Michigan
      • Marquette 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 Stoneville [Marquette County].
    • Newfoundland and Labrador
      • This Stoneville lies 2,154 miles [3,466.5 km]<1> to the northeast of the Stoneville that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneville
    • North Carolina
      • Rockingham County
      • This Stoneville is located in Rockingham County and lies 657 miles [1,057.3 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Stoneville that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rockingham County community of Stoneville.
    • Ohio
      • Ashtabula County
      • This Stoneville is located in Ashtabula County and lies 781 miles [1,256.9 km]<1> to the northeast of the Stoneville that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ashtabula County community of Stoneville.
    • South Dakota
      • Meade County
      • This Stoneville is located in Meade County and lies 1,000 miles [1,609.3 km]<1> to the northwest of the Stoneville that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Meade County community of Stoneville.
    • West Virginia
      • Wyoming County
      • This Stoneville is located in Wyoming County and lies 593 miles [954.3 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Stoneville that is located in Washington County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wyoming County community of Stoneville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Stoneville ...

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.

  • Cold Springs [Washington County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cold Springs
    • Cold Springs [Washington County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Stoneville
    • 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 less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Stoneville
    • 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
  • Greenville [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
    • Greenville [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Stoneville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,315 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<4>
  • Hays [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hays
    • Hays [Washington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Stoneville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hays have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hays
  • Continue List   (9 more) ...
    • Heads [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heads
      • Heads [Washington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Stoneville
      • 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Stoneville
      • 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
    • Hollyknowe [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollyknowe
      • Hollyknowe [Washington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Stoneville
      • 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
    • Jones Chapel [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones Chapel
      • Jones Chapel [Washington County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Stoneville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jones Chapel have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Chapel
    • Long [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long
      • Long [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Stoneville
      • 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 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Stoneville
      • 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Stoneville
      • 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
    • Quay [Washington County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quay
      • Quay [Washington County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Stoneville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quay have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Randolph [Washington County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Randolph
      • Randolph [Washington County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Stoneville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Randolph have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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 Stoneville. 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)
      • Born: John Colbert, Jr.
      • Musician, singer. He was born in Greenville (MS) on November 20, 1946 (a Wednesday) and died in Germantown (TN) on November 30, 2011 (a Wednesday) at the age of 65. He is buried at Memorial Park Cemetery (Shelby County, Tennessee).
      • Greenville is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west of Stoneville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: J. Blackfoot<5>
    • Milton 'Little Milton' Campbell     (Singer, musician)
    • Tyrone Davis     (Singer)
    • William McKinley 'Jazz' Gillum     (Musician)
    • Mary Wilson     (Singer)
      • Singer. She was born in Greenville (MS) on March 6, 1944 (a Monday) and died in Henderson (NV) on February 8, 2021 (a Monday) at the age of 76.
      • Greenville is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west of Stoneville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mary Wilson<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Greenville, which is the Seat of Washington County and lies just to the West Southwest.
    • Jackson, which is the State Capital of Mississippi, lies 88 miles [141.6 km]<1> to the south southeast (SSE). If you could drive a straight line from Stoneville to Jackson, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 859 miles [1,382.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 34 days and walking would take 49 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,724 miles [10,821.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,444 miles [11,980 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,319 miles [8,560.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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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- Stoneville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Stoneville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from StonevilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stoneville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4239, Longitude: -90.9145    
<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 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 Stoneville 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 Stoneville 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 316.198 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.197 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.009 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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