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We searched for American and Canadian communities that are also named Mullis City, but it seems to be unique.

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> from Mullis City to:

  • Tampa, which is the Seat of Hillsborough County, lies just to the South Southeast.
  • The White House (Washington, DC) is 812 miles [1,306.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE). If you could drive a straight line from Mullis City to White House, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 47 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 32 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,617 miles [10,649 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba) is 7,286 miles [11,725.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to the Vatican is 5,185 miles [8,344.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

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

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The Panormaio photo collection may have pictures for the area around Mullis City:

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Working on your genealogy? We always start with these websites when searching in and around the area of Mullis City and Hillsborough County:

Cyndi's List for the State of Florida,
        for Hillsborough County
 
Family Search for the State of Florida,
        for Hillsborough County
 
USGenWeb for the State of Florida

We have a longer, more detailed list of websites on our Genealogy Helper Page for Mullis City.






Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning at Mullis City. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mullis City) 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 Mullis City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mullis City

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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 Mullis City 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 310.862 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 305.277 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.889 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Mullis City.



 
 
 

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