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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 Mill Acres, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Mill Acres 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 Mill Acres:
    • 40.032573, -80.656467
    • 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 Mill Acres
  • 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 Mill Acres ...

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 Rocks [Ohio County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Rocks
    • Cedar Rocks [Ohio County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Mill Acres
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Rocks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Rocks
  • Echo Point [Ohio County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Echo Point
    • Echo Point [Ohio County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Mill Acres
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Echo Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Echo Point
  • Eden [Ohio County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eden
    • Eden [Ohio County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Mill Acres
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden
  • Elm Grove [Ohio County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elm Grove
    • Elm Grove [Ohio County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Mill Acres
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elm Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elm Grove
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    • Greggsville [Ohio County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greggsville
      • Greggsville [Ohio County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Mill Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greggsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greggsville
    • Mozart [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mozart
      • Mozart [Marshall County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Mill Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mozart have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mozart
    • Mozart Meadows [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mozart Meadows
      • Mozart Meadows [Marshall County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Mill Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mozart Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mozart Meadows
    • Riverview [Belmont County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverview
      • Riverview [Belmont County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Mill Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverview
    • Sand Hill [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Hill
      • Sand Hill [Marshall County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Mill Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Hill
    • Twilight [Ohio County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twilight
      • Twilight [Ohio County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Mill Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twilight have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twilight
    • Valley Camp [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Camp
      • Valley Camp [Marshall County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Mill Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley Camp
    • Vineyard Hills [Ohio County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vineyard Hills
      • Vineyard Hills [Ohio County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Mill Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vineyard Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vineyard Hills

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 Mill Acres. 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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    • Jesse Cail 'Crab' Burkett     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Wheeling (West Virginia) on Friday December 4, 1868 and died in Worcester (Massachusetts) on Wednesday May 27, 1953 at the age of 84. He is buried at St. John's Cemetery (Worcester County, Massachusetts).
      • Wheeling is located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest of Mill Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jesse Cail 'Crab' Burkett<3>
    • William Russell 'Russ' Craft     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in McEwen (Tennessee) on Wednesday October 15, 1919 and died in Wellsburg (West Virginia) on Monday January 12, 2009 at the age of 89. He is buried at Franklin Cemetery (Brooke County, West Virginia).
      • Wellsburg is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the north of Mill Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Russell 'Russ' Craft<3>
    • Henrietta Crosman     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Wheeling (West Virginia) on Monday September 2, 1861 and died in Pelham Manor (New York) on Tueday October 31, 1944 at the age of 83. She is buried at Ferncliff Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Wheeling is located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest of Mill Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Henrietta Crosman<3>
    • Joseph Francis 'Joe' Fortunato, Jr.     (Professional football)
    • Thomas A. Franckhauser     (Professional football)
    • Gene 'Augie' Freese     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Wheeling (West Virginia) on Monday January 8, 1934 and died in Metairie (Louisiana) on Tueday June 18, 2013 at the age of 79. He is buried at Metairie Cemetery (Orleans Parish, Louisiana).
      • Wheeling is located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest of Mill Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gene 'Augie' Freese<3>
    • Clark Gable     (Oscar winning actor)
      • Oscar winning actor. He was born in Cadiz (Ohio) on Friday February 1, 1901 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Wednesday November 16, 1960 at the age of 59. He is buried at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Cadiz is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northwest of Mill Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Clark Gable<3>
    • Rob Garrison     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Wheeling (West Virginia) on Saturday January 23, 1960 and died in Wheeling (West Virginia) on Friday September 27, 2019 at the age of 59. The body was cremated.
      • Wheeling is located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest of Mill Acres.
      • Wheeling is located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest of Mill Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rob Garrison<3>
    • Alex John Groza     (Professional basketball, Olympic Gold Medalist)
      • Professional basketball, Olympic Gold Medalist. He was born in Martins Ferry (Ohio) on Thursday October 7, 1926 and died in San Diego (California) on Saturday January 21, 1995 at the age of 68. He is buried at Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery (San Diego County, California).
      • Martins Ferry is located 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest of Mill Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Alex John Groza<3>
    • Gary Michael Jeter     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Weirton (West Virginia) on Monday January 24, 1955 and died in Plainsboro (New Jersey) on Wednesday March 9, 2016 at the age of 61. We don't have any burial details.
      • Weirton is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the north of Mill Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gary Michael Jeter<3>
    • John Joseph 'Johnny' Lipon     (Professional baseball)
    • Robert 'Bob' Malloy     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Canonsburg (Pennsylvania) on Tueday May 28, 1918 and died in Cincinnati (Ohio) on Tueday February 20, 2007 at the age of 88. He is buried at Gate of Heaven Cemetery (Hamilton County, Ohio).
      • Canonsburg is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the northeast of Mill Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert 'Bob' Malloy<3>
    • William Holmes McGuffey     (Author, educator)
      • Author, educator. He was born in Claysville (Pennsylvania) on Tueday September 23, 1800 and died in Charlottesville (Virginia) on Sunday May 4, 1873 at the age of 72.
      • Claysville is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast of Mill Acres.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Holmes McGuffey<3>

How Far From Mill Acres to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Mill Acres to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

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    • Wheeling, which is the Seat of Ohio County and lies just to the Northwest.
    • Charleston, which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 127 miles [204.4 km]<1> to the south southwest (SSW). If you could drive a straight line from Mill Acres to Charleston, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 208 miles [334.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 9 days and walking would take 12 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,998 miles [9,652.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,716 miles [10,808.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,592 miles [7,390.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mill Acres. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mill Acres) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mill Acres. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0326, Longitude: -80.6565       In this case, the coordinates for Mill Acres 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 Mill Acres 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 310.013 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.025 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.868 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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