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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Spring Lake Estates.

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How Far From Spring Lake Estates to ...

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

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

  • Mountain Home [Map], which is the Seat of Baxter County, lies just to the Southeast.
  • Little Rock [Map], which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 112 miles [180.2 km] to the South (S). If you could drive a straight line from Spring Lake Estates to Little Rock, 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 White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 857 miles [1,379.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 34 days and walking would take 49 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,634 miles [10,676.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,367 miles [11,856 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,246 miles [8,442.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Spring Lake Estates ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Spring Lake Estates.

While the name Spring Lake Estates is unique within Arkansas, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of Arkansas

Alabama

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Spring Lake Estates, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 375 miles [603.5 km] to the East Southeast

Louisiana

Caddo Parish

Our profile page for Spring Lake Estates, Caddo Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 281 miles [452.2 km] to the South Southwest

Curious and Interesting Names Near Spring Lake Estates ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Amos   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West of Spring Lake Estates   [Map]
Fawn Park   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Gassville   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Independence (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Lakeview   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Mallard Point   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Monkey Run   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Mountain Home   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Shady Grove   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Three Brothers   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Baxter County: www.baxtercounty.org/

The official website for State of Arkansas: www.arkansas.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Spring Lake Estates. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Spring Lake Estates) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spring Lake Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3612, Longitude: -92.4140     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spring Lake Estates 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 Spring Lake Estates 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 angle) to Jerusalem is 317.40 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 313.983 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.146 degrees.

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