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Other Places Named Thurlow ...

Communities that are also named Thurlow can be found in:

Located InPopulationDirectionDistance
British Columbia --- Still searching for location
Kentucky ---   SW   644 miles [1,036.4 km]<1>
Montana ---   W   1,409 miles [2,267.6 km]
Pennsylvania --- Still searching for location

How Far From Thurlow 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 Thurlow to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance from Thurlow to:

  • Toronto, which is the Provincial Capital of Ontario, lies 110 miles [177 km] to the West Southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Thurlow to Toronto, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 7 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 116 miles [186.7 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,685 miles [9,149.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba) is 6,412 miles [10,319.1 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<5>
  • The distance to the Vatican is 4,289 miles [6,902.5 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<6>

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Footnotes ...

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

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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 Thurlow 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 307.606 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 303.951 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 302.645 degrees.

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