Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Spear Lake. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Spear Lake) to Point B.
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spear Lake. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5481, Longitude: -90.3218 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Spear Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).