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

How Far From Oreapolis to ...

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

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

  • Plattsmouth, which is the Seat of Cass County, lies just to the South Southeast.
  • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,008 miles [1,622.2 km] to the East (E). If you could drive a straight line from Oreapolis to White House, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take over two days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 58 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 40 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,515 miles [10,484.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba) is 7,267 miles [11,695.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to the Vatican is 5,167 miles [8,315.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

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

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The Panormaio website contains photo collections that might contain pictures for the area around Oreapolis:

Panoramio.com

Need help with your genealogy? We always start with these websites when searching in and around the area of Oreapolis and Cass County:

Cyndi's List for the State of Nebraska,
        for Cass County
 
Family Search for the State of Nebraska,
        for Cass County
 

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






Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Oreapolis. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oreapolis) to Point B.

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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 Oreapolis 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 320.064 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 317.674 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 312.959 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Oreapolis.



 
 
 

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