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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 Mitchell, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Mitchell 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 Mitchell:
    • 44.566695, -120.153995
    • 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 Mitchell
  • 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 Mitchell ...

We have found 44 communities that share the name Mitchell.

There are three communities within Oregon that are also named Mitchell.

Beyond Oregon, we know of another 41 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 41 communities, 41 are located in the United States and three are in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Oregon ...
    • Crook County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Oregon community of Mitchell [Crook County].
    • Linn County
      • This Mitchell is located in Linn County and lies 126 miles [202.8 km]<2> to the west of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Linn County community of Mitchell.
    • Polk County
      • This Mitchell is located in Polk County and lies 154 miles [247.8 km]<2> to the west of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Polk County community of Mitchell.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Bullock County
      • This Mitchell is located in Bullock County and lies 2,018 miles [3,247.7 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bullock County community of Mitchell.
    • Arkansas
      • Clay County
      • This Mitchell is located in Clay County and lies 1,660 miles [2,671.5 km]<2> to the east of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clay County community of Mitchell.
      • Fulton County
      • This Mitchell is located in Fulton County and lies 1,574 miles [2,533.1 km] to the east southeast of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fulton County community of Mitchell.
    • Colorado
      • Eagle County
      • This Mitchell is located in Eagle County and lies 793 miles [1,276.2 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Eagle County community of Mitchell.
      • Weld County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Colorado community of Mitchell [Weld County].
    • Georgia
      • Glascock County
      • This Mitchell is located in Glascock County and lies 2,137 miles [3,439.2 km]<2> to the east of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Glascock County community of Mitchell.
    • Idaho
      • Bingham County
      • This Mitchell is located in Bingham County and lies 407 miles [655 km]<2> to the east of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bingham County community of Mitchell.
    • Illinois
      • Franklin County
      • This Mitchell is located in Franklin County and lies 1,667 miles [2,682.8 km]<2> to the east of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Franklin County community of Mitchell.
      • Madison County
      • This Mitchell is located in Madison County and lies 1,592 miles [2,562.1 km] to the east of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Mitchell.
    • Indiana
      • Lawrence County
      • This Mitchell is located in Lawrence County and lies 1,770 miles [2,848.5 km]<2> to the east of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lawrence County community of Mitchell.
    • Iowa
      • Mitchell County
      • This Mitchell is located in Mitchell County and lies 1,352 miles [2,175.8 km]<2> to the east of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mitchell County community of Mitchell.
    • Kansas
      • Rice County
      • This Mitchell is located in Rice County and lies 1,213 miles [1,952.1 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rice County community of Mitchell.
    • Louisiana
      • Sabine Parish
      • This Mitchell is located in Sabine Parish and lies 1,677 miles [2,698.9 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sabine Parish community of Mitchell.
      • Tangipahoa Parish
      • This Mitchell is located in Tangipahoa Parish and lies 1,860 miles [2,993.4 km] to the east southeast of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tangipahoa Parish community of Mitchell.
    • Manitoba
      • This Mitchell lies 1,147 miles [1,845.9 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
    • Michigan
      • Antrim County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Mitchell [Antrim County].
      • Grand Traverse 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 Michigan community of Mitchell [Grand Traverse County].
      • Missaukee 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 Michigan community of Mitchell [Missaukee County].
    • Minnesota
      • Saint Louis County
      • This Mitchell is located in Saint Louis County and lies 1,315 miles [2,116.3 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Louis County community of Mitchell.
    • Mississippi
      • Hancock County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Mississippi community of Mitchell [Hancock County].
      • Tippah County
      • This Mitchell is located in Tippah County and lies 1,784 miles [2,871.1 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tippah County community of Mitchell.
      • Union County
      • This Mitchell is located in Union County and lies 1,785 miles [2,872.7 km] to the east southeast of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Union County community of Mitchell.
    • Missouri
      • Phelps County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Phelps County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Phelps County community of Mitchell.
      • Saint Francois County
      • This Mitchell is located in Saint Francois County and lies 1,594 miles [2,565.3 km]<2> to the east of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Francois County community of Mitchell.
    • Montana
      • Lewis and Clark County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Montana community of Mitchell [Lewis and Clark County].
    • Nebraska
      • Scotts Bluff County
      • This Mitchell is located in Scotts Bluff County and lies 840 miles [1,351.8 km]<2> to the east of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Scotts Bluff County community of Mitchell.
    • New Mexico
      • Lea County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Lea County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lea County community of Mitchell.
    • New York
      • Ontario County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New York community of Mitchell [Ontario County].
    • Ontario
      • This Mitchell lies 1,918 miles [3,086.7 km]<2> to the east of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
    • Quebec
      • This Mitchell lies 2,286 miles [3,679 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
    • South Carolina
      • Greenville County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Carolina community of Mitchell [Greenville County].
    • South Dakota
      • Davison County
      • This Mitchell is located in Davison County and lies 1,094 miles [1,760.6 km]<2> to the east of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Davison County community of Mitchell.
    • Tennessee
      • Robertson County
      • This Mitchell is located in Robertson County and lies 1,829 miles [2,943.5 km]<2> to the east of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Robertson County community of Mitchell.
    • Texas
      • Eastland County
      • This Mitchell is located in Eastland County and lies 1,411 miles [2,270.8 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Eastland County community of Mitchell.
      • Lipscomb County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Mitchell [Lipscomb County].
      • Starr County
      • This Mitchell is located in Starr County and lies 1,725 miles [2,776.1 km] to the southeast of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Starr County community of Mitchell.
    • Utah
      • Weber County
      • This Mitchell is located in Weber County and lies 475 miles [764.4 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Weber County community of Mitchell.
    • Virginia
      • Salem City
      • This Mitchell is located in Salem City and lies 2,126 miles [3,421.5 km]<2> to the east of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Salem City community of Mitchell.
    • Washington
      • Grant County
      • This Mitchell is located in Grant County and lies 186 miles [299.3 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grant County community of Mitchell.
    • West Virginia
      • Pendleton County
      • This Mitchell is located in Pendleton County and lies 2,126 miles [3,421.5 km]<2> to the east of the Mitchell that is located in Wheeler County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pendleton County community of Mitchell.
    • Wisconsin
      • Fond du Lac County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Wisconsin community of Mitchell [Fond du Lac County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Mitchell ...

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.

  • Dayville [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dayville
    • Dayville [Grant County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<2> to the east of Mitchell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 144 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dayville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dayville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dayville<5>
  • Donnybrook [Jefferson County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donnybrook
    • Donnybrook [Jefferson County] was located 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Mitchell
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Donnybrook have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former names for Donnybrook:
    • Axehandle
    • Kilts
  • Fossil [Wheeler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fossil
    • Fossil [Wheeler County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> to the north of Mitchell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 455 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fossil
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fossil<5>
  • Horse Heaven [Jefferson County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horse Heaven
    • Horse Heaven [Jefferson County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Mitchell
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Kilts [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kilts
      • Kilts [Jefferson County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the northwest of Mitchell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kilts have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kilts
    • Post [Crook County]
    • Service Creek [Wheeler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Service Creek
      • Service Creek [Wheeler County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Mitchell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Service Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Service Creek
    • Spray [Wheeler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spray
      • Spray [Wheeler County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Mitchell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 157 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spray
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spray<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Fossil, which is the Seat of Wheeler County and lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> to the north. If you could walk a straight line from Mitchell to Fossil, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
    • Salem, which is the State Capital of Oregon, lies 143 miles [230.1 km] to the west northwest (WNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 9 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 2,229 miles [3,587.2 km] to the east (E). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 87 days and walking would take 127 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,934 miles [11,159.2 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,700 miles [12,391.9 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,779 miles [9,300.4 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<10>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Mitchell: mitchelloregon.us/

The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Mitchell 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.
<2>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 from Point A (ie- Mitchell) 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 Mitchell. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MitchellOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mitchell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5667, Longitude: -120.1540    
<3>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 Mitchell, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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>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 Mitchell 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 338.902 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 339.966 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 326.556 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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