A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Flippin.
This page contains eight sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).
When in Flippin, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Flippin and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Flippin
Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help amateurs find their way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website lists the visible planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their track 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 the location for Flippin. Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude for your actual position.
The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Flippin.
We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.
The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Lauderdale County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
Since Flippin is near Haywood County and also Crockett County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:
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:
Communities Also Named Flippin ...
We have found two communities that share the name Flippin.
Within Tennessee, the name Flippin is unique.
Beyond Tennessee, we know of another two communities that are located throughout in the United States.
Communities Elsewhere In North America
This Flippin is located in Marion County and lies 176 miles [283.2 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Flippin that is located in Lauderdale County.
Link to Google Map centered on Flippin
For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marion County community of Flippin.
This Flippin is located in Monroe County and lies 211 miles [339.6 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Flippin that is located in Lauderdale County.
Link to Google Map centered on Flippin
For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monroe County community of Flippin.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Flippin ...
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.
Edward Grove [Haywood County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Flippin
Link to Google Map centered on Edward Grove
Forked Deer [Haywood County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Flippin
Link to Google Map centered on Forked Deer
Hurricane Hill lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Flippin
Link to Google Map centered on Hurricane Hill
Knob Creek lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Flippin
Link to Google Map centered on Knob Creek
Nutbush [Haywood County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Flippin
Link to Google Map centered on Nutbush
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 Flippin. 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.
Actor. He was born in Caruthersville (Missouri) on Wednesday June 3, 1908 and died in Hollywood (California) on Monday December 17, 1956 at the age of 48. He is buried at Valhalla Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
Singer. He was born in Blytheville (Arkansas) on Monday November 7, 1938 and died in Smyrna (Georgia) on Friday December 7, 1990 at the age of 52. He is buried at Oakridge - Glen Oak Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
Musician. He was born in Dyersburg (Tennessee) on Tueday February 15, 1910 and died in San Diego (California) on Sunday April 20, 2003 at the age of 93. He is buried at Greenwood Memorial Park (San Diego County, California).
Musician, composer, actor. He was born in Covington (Tennessee) on Thursday August 20, 1942 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Sunday August 10, 2008 at the age of 66.
Professional golf. He was born in Halls (Tennessee) on Thursday January 6, 1921 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Tueday September 1, 1998 at the age of 77.
Musician. He was born in Brownsville (Tennessee) on Tueday January 22, 1907 and died in Jackson (Tennessee) on Friday August 17, 1984 at the age of 77.
Musician. He was born in Brownsville (Tennessee) on Wednesday March 16, 1910 and died in Indianapolis (Indiana) on Wednesday April 9, 1997 at the age of 87. He is buried at New Crown Cemetery (Marion County, Indiana).
Musician. He was born in Osceola (Arkansas) on Friday August 14, 1942 and died in Richton Park (Illinois) on Monday December 20, 2004 at the age of 62. He is buried at Homewood Memorial Gardens (Cook County, Illinois).
How Far From Flippin 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 Flippin to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Flippin and extending to:
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 19 Feb 2020