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 The location of Kenova 

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Other Places Named Kenova ...

Communities that are also named Kenova can be found in:

Located InPopulationDirectionDistance
Arkansas ---   SW   664 miles [1,068.6 km]<1>
Washington ---   NW   1,855 miles [2,985.3 km]

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

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

  • Wayne, which is the Seat of Wayne County, lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Kenova to Wayne, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
  • The White House (Washington, DC) is 300 miles [482.8 km] to the East (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take five to six hours, a buggy would take 12 days and walking would take 17 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,150 miles [9,897.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba) is 6,866 miles [11,049.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to the Vatican is 4,741 miles [7,629.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<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 that stretches from Kenova. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kenova) 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 Kenova. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kenova

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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 Kenova 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 311.237 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 307.178 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 307.257 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Kenova.



 
 
 

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