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Copperville, Alaska

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Juneau [Map], which is the State Capital of Alaska, lies 456 miles [733.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). If you could drive a straight line from Copperville to Juneau, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 26 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 18 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 3,206 miles [5,159.6 km] to the East (E). Driving would take 7 days, a buggy would take 126 days and walking would take 183 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,950 miles [9,575.6 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 6,658 miles [10,715 km] and it lies to the North (N).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,146 miles [8,281.7 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<6>

Communities Also Named Copperville ...

We have found 4 communities that share the name Copperville.

While the name Copperville is unique within Alaska, we know of another 4 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Alaska


Idaho County

Our profile page for Copperville, Idaho County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,607 miles [2,586.2 km] to the East Southeast


Carroll County

Our profile page for Copperville, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,162 miles [5,088.7 km] to the East

Talbot County

Our profile page for Copperville, Talbot County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,238 miles [5,211.1 km] to the East

New Hampshire

Coos County

Our profile page for Copperville, Coos County   [Map]
Distance: About 3,087 miles [4,968 km] to the East Northeast

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Copperville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Copperville) 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 Copperville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Copperville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Copperville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 62.0439, Longitude: -145.4206     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Copperville 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 Copperville 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 0.559 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 4.914 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 343.09 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Copperville.