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Stacy, Arkansas
(Poinsett County)

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The location of Stacy

Introduction ...

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

This page contains three sections:

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

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

  • Harrisburg [Map], which is the Seat of Poinsett County, lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Stacy to Harrisburg, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
  • Little Rock [Map], which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 115 miles [185.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 775 miles [1,247.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 31 days and walking would take 44 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,598 miles [10,618.5 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 7,325 miles [11,788.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,201 miles [8,370.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Stacy ...

We have found 12 communities that share the name Stacy.

Within Arkansas, there is just one other community named Stacy. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 11 communities in the United States - with 12 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Arkansas

Communities outside of Arkansas

Communities Outside of Arkansas

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Lassen County

Our profile page for Stacy, Lassen County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,626 miles [2,616.8 km] to the West Northwest.


Perry County

Our profile page for Stacy, Perry County   [Map]

Distance: About 425 miles [684 km] to the East Northeast.


Concordia Parish

Our profile page for Stacy, Concordia Parish   [Map]

Distance: About 288 miles [463.5 km] to the South Southwest.


Chisago County

Our profile page for Stacy, Chisago County   [Map]

Distance: About 682 miles [1,097.6 km] to the North.


Custer County

Our profile page for Stacy, Custer County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>

Although located in Custer County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Carteret County

Our profile page for Stacy, Carteret County   [Map]

Distance: About 799 miles [1,285.9 km] to the East.

Rockingham County

Our profile page for Stacy, Rockingham County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Rockingham County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.


Harrison County

Our profile page for Stacy, Harrison County   [Map]

This community is historic.<8>

Distance: About 608 miles [978.5 km] to the Northeast.


Hawkins County

Our profile page for Stacy, Hawkins County   [Map]

Distance: About 437 miles [703.3 km] to the East.


McCulloch County

Our profile page for Stacy, McCulloch County   [Map]

Distance: About 594 miles [956 km] to the West Southwest.


Buchanan County

Our profile page for Stacy, Buchanan County   [Map]

Distance: About 489 miles [787 km] to the East Northeast.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Stacy ...

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.

Buffalolick (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West of Stacy   [Map]

Davis Spur   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Elm Grove   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Hatchie Coon   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Huskey   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Judd Hill   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Longwill   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Maple Grove   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]

Promised Land   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]

Shady Grove   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

Walnut Grove Corner   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Arkansas

About Poinsett County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stacy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6784, Longitude: -90.5709     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stacy 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 Stacy 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 316.157 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.453 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.446 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Stacy could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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<8>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Stacy, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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