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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Campbell.

This page contains two sections:

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Campbell to:

  • Juneau [Map], which is the State Capital of Alaska, lies 572 miles [920.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). If you could drive a straight line from Campbell to Juneau, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 33 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 23 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 3,358 miles [5,404.2 km] to the East (E). Driving would take 7 days, a buggy would take 132 days and walking would take 191 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,004 miles [9,662.5 km] and it lies to the North (N).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 6,700 miles [10,782.6 km] and it lies to the North (N).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,242 miles [8,436.2 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<6>

Communities Also Named Campbell ...

We have found 51 communities that share the name Campbell.

Within Alaska, there is just one other community named Campbell. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 50 communities in the United States - with 51 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other Communities located in Alaska

Communities located beyond Alaska


Communities Located Beyond Alaska

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 CaliforniaMaineNew MexicoTennessee
 FloridaMarylandNew YorkTexas
 GeorgiaMichiganNorth CarolinaUtah
 IllinoisMinnesotaOhioVirginia

Alabama

Chilton County

Our profile page for Campbell, Chilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,366 miles [5,417.1 km] to the East

Clarke County

Our profile page for Campbell, Clarke County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,384 miles [5,446 km] to the East

Limestone County

Our profile page for Campbell, Limestone County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,254 miles [5,236.8 km] to the East

Arizona

Mohave County

Our profile page for Campbell, Mohave County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Mohave County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Yavapai County

Our profile page for Campbell, Yavapai County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Yavapai County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Arkansas

Jackson County

Our profile page for Campbell, Jackson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Jackson County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Searcy County

Our profile page for Campbell, Searcy County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,013 miles [4,849 km] to the East

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California

Modoc County

Our profile page for Campbell, Modoc County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,849 miles [2,975.7 km] to the Southeast

Santa Clara County

Our profile page for Campbell, Santa Clara County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,042 miles [3,286.3 km] to the Southeast

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Florida

Osceola County

Our profile page for Campbell, Osceola County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,810 miles [6,131.6 km] to the East

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Georgia

Jones County

Our profile page for Campbell, Jones County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 3,463 miles [5,573.2 km] to the East

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Illinois

Coles County

Our profile page for Campbell, Coles County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,960 miles [4,763.7 km] to the East

Vermilion County

Our profile page for Campbell, Vermilion County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,939 miles [4,729.9 km] to the East

Wayne County

Our profile page for Campbell, Wayne County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,008 miles [4,840.9 km] to the East

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Indiana

Orange County

Our profile page for Campbell, Orange County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Orange County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Iowa

Polk County

Our profile page for Campbell, Polk County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,656 miles [4,274.4 km] to the East

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Kansas

Washington County

Our profile page for Campbell, Washington County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Washington County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Louisiana

Rapides Parish

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Distance: About 3,256 miles [5,240 km] to the East Southeast

Saint Bernard Parish

Our profile page for Campbell, Saint Bernard Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 3,436 miles [5,529.7 km] to the East

Tangipahoa Parish

Our profile page for Campbell, Tangipahoa Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 3,387 miles [5,450.8 km] to the East

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Maine

Aroostook County

Our profile page for Campbell, Aroostook County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,230 miles [5,198.2 km] to the East Northeast

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Maryland

Howard County

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Distance: About 3,352 miles [5,394.5 km] to the East

Worcester County

Our profile page for Campbell, Worcester County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,444 miles [5,542.6 km] to the East

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Michigan

Charlevoix County

Our profile page for Campbell, Charlevoix County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Charlevoix County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Clare County

Our profile page for Campbell, Clare County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Clare County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Delta County

Our profile page for Campbell, Delta County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,651 miles [4,266.4 km] to the East

Ionia County

Our profile page for Campbell, Ionia County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Ionia County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Minnesota

Wilkin County

Our profile page for Campbell, Wilkin County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,339 miles [3,764.3 km] to the East

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Mississippi

Tippah County

Our profile page for Campbell, Tippah County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Tippah County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Missouri

Clay County

Our profile page for Campbell, Clay County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Clay County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Dunklin County

Our profile page for Campbell, Dunklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,057 miles [4,919.8 km] to the East

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Nebraska

Franklin County

Our profile page for Campbell, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,564 miles [4,126.4 km] to the East

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Nevada

Lander County

Our profile page for Campbell, Lander County
This community is historic.
Although located in Lander County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Lyon County

Our profile page for Campbell, Lyon County
This community is historic.
Although located in Lyon County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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New Mexico

Chaves County

Our profile page for Campbell, Chaves County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,765 miles [4,449.8 km] to the East Southeast

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New York

Madison County

Our profile page for Campbell, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,195 miles [5,141.9 km] to the East Northeast

Steuben County

Our profile page for Campbell, Steuben County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,174 miles [5,108.1 km] to the East

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North Carolina

Stokes County

Our profile page for Campbell, Stokes County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,382 miles [5,442.8 km] to the East

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Ohio

Guernsey County

Our profile page for Campbell, Guernsey County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Guernsey County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Campbell, Lawrence County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Lawrence County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Mahoning County

Our profile page for Campbell, Mahoning County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,124 miles [5,027.6 km] to the East

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Oklahoma

Our profile page for Campbell
This community is historic.
Although located in , we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Pennsylvania

York County

Our profile page for Campbell, York County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in York County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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South Carolina

Anderson County

Our profile page for Campbell, Anderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,417 miles [5,499.1 km] to the East

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South Dakota

Campbell County

Our profile page for Campbell, Campbell County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Campbell County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Tennessee

Knox County

Our profile page for Campbell, Knox County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Knox County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Putnam County

Our profile page for Campbell, Putnam County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,231 miles [5,199.8 km] to the East

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Texas

Hunt County

Our profile page for Campbell, Hunt County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,053 miles [4,913.3 km] to the East Southeast

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Utah

Davis County

Our profile page for Campbell, Davis County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,113 miles [3,400.5 km] to the East Southeast

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Virginia

Albemarle County

Our profile page for Campbell, Albemarle County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,364 miles [5,413.8 km] to the East

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Campbell. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.1719, Longitude: -149.8942     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Campbell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Campbell to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Jerusalem is 4.365 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 9.112 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 346.545 degrees.

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<7>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 where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. 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.

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<8>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 Campbell, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Campbell.



 
 
 

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