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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

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

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

  • Lewisville [Map], which is the Seat of Lafayette County, lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North. If you could walk a straight line from State Line to Lewisville, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
  • Little Rock [Map], which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 137 miles [220.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 8 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,004 miles [1,615.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 40 days and walking would take 57 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,846 miles [11,017.6 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 7,572 miles [12,186 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,448 miles [8,767.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named State Line ...

We have found 55 communities that share the name State Line.

Within Arkansas, there is just one other community named State Line. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 54 communities in the United States - with 55 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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Alabama

Houston County

Our profile page for State Line, Houston County   [Map]
Distance: About 496 miles [798.2 km] to the East Southeast

Limestone County

Our profile page for State Line, Limestone County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Limestone County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Madison County

Our profile page for State Line, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 420 miles [675.9 km] to the East Northeast

Washington County

Our profile page for State Line, Washington County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Washington County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Connecticut

Litchfield County

Our profile page for State Line, Litchfield County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Litchfield County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Tolland County

Our profile page for State Line, Tolland County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,311 miles [2,109.8 km] to the Northeast

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Florida

Jackson County

Our profile page for State Line, Jackson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Jackson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Georgia

Heard County

Our profile page for State Line, Heard County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Heard County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Idaho

Kootenai County

Our profile page for State Line, Kootenai County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,586 miles [2,552.4 km] to the Northwest

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Illinois

Clark County

Our profile page for State Line, Clark County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Clark County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Cook County

Our profile page for State Line, Cook County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Cook County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Indiana

Lake County

Our profile page for State Line, Lake County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Lake County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Saint Joseph County

Our profile page for State Line, Saint Joseph County   [Map]
Distance: About 721 miles [1,160.3 km] to the North Northeast

Vigo County

Our profile page for State Line, Vigo County   [Map]
Distance: About 553 miles [890 km] to the Northeast

Warren County

Our profile page for State Line, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 595 miles [957.6 km] to the North Northeast

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Iowa

Taylor County

Our profile page for State Line, Taylor County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Taylor County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Kansas

Cherokee County

Our profile page for State Line, Cherokee County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Cherokee County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Cheyenne County

Our profile page for State Line, Cheyenne County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Cheyenne County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Crawford County

Our profile page for State Line, Crawford County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Crawford County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Hamilton County

Our profile page for State Line, Hamilton County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Hamilton County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Harper County

Our profile page for State Line, Harper County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Harper County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Seward County

Our profile page for State Line, Seward County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Seward County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Kentucky

Fulton County

Our profile page for State Line, Fulton County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Fulton County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Louisiana

Claiborne Parish

Our profile page for State Line, Claiborne Parish
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Claiborne Parish, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Washington Parish

Our profile page for State Line, Washington Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 254 miles [408.8 km] to the Southeast

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Maryland

Allegany County

Our profile page for State Line, Allegany County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Allegany County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Massachusetts

Berkshire County

Our profile page for State Line, Berkshire County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,268 miles [2,040.6 km] to the Northeast

Hampden County

Our profile page for State Line, Hampden County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,311 miles [2,109.8 km] to the Northeast

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Minnesota

Carlton County

Our profile page for State Line, Carlton County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Carlton County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Mississippi

Greene County

Our profile page for State Line, Greene County   [Map]
Distance: About 316 miles [508.6 km] to the East Southeast

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New Hampshire

Cheshire County

Our profile page for State Line, Cheshire County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,340 miles [2,156.5 km] to the Northeast

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New York

Broome County

Our profile page for State Line, Broome County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Broome County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Chautauqua County

Our profile page for State Line, Chautauqua County   [Map]
Distance: About 982 miles [1,580.4 km] to the Northeast

Columbia County

Our profile page for State Line, Columbia County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Columbia County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Dutchess County

Our profile page for State Line, Dutchess County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,254 miles [2,018.1 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Cherokee County

Our profile page for State Line, Cherokee County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Cherokee County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Ohio

Columbiana County

Our profile page for State Line, Columbiana County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 895 miles [1,440.4 km] to the Northeast

Trumbull County

Our profile page for State Line, Trumbull County
This community is historic.
Although located in Trumbull County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Oregon

Umatilla County

Our profile page for State Line, Umatilla County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Umatilla County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Pennsylvania

Bedford County

Our profile page for State Line, Bedford County   [Map]
Distance: About 939 miles [1,511.2 km] to the East Northeast

Bradford County

Our profile page for State Line, Bradford County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Bradford County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Franklin County

Our profile page for State Line, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 990 miles [1,593.3 km] to the East Northeast

McKean County

Our profile page for State Line, McKean County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in McKean County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Mercer County

Our profile page for State Line, Mercer County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Mercer County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Susquehanna County

Our profile page for State Line, Susquehanna County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Susquehanna County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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South Carolina

Cherokee County

Our profile page for State Line, Cherokee County   [Map]
Distance: About 686 miles [1,104 km] to the East Northeast

Spartanburg County

Our profile page for State Line, Spartanburg County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Spartanburg County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Tennessee

Giles County

Our profile page for State Line, Giles County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Giles County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Scott County

Our profile page for State Line, Scott County   [Map]
Distance: About 570 miles [917.3 km] to the East Northeast

Shelby County

Our profile page for State Line, Shelby County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 249 miles [400.7 km] to the East Northeast

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Texas

Culberson County

Our profile page for State Line, Culberson County   [Map]
Distance: About 643 miles [1,034.8 km] to the West

Gaines County

Our profile page for State Line, Gaines County   [Map]
Distance: About 552 miles [888.4 km] to the West

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Wisconsin

Kenosha County

Our profile page for State Line, Kenosha County   [Map]
Distance: About 722 miles [1,161.9 km] to the North Northeast

Oneida County

Our profile page for State Line, Oneida County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Oneida County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Curious and Interesting Names Near State Line ...

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.

Bunker (LA)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast of State Line   [Map]
Carterville (LA)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Forest Grove   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Grants   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Porterville (LA)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Timothy (LA) (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Walnut Grove   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Walnut Hill   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Welcome   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Woodlawn (LA)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding State Line. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

Travis Calvin 'Stonewall' Jackson
  Major League Baseball. He was born in Waldo (Arkansas) on Monday November 2, 1903 and died in Waldo (Arkansas) on Monday July 27, 1987 at an age of 83. He was buried at Waldo Cemetery (Columbia County, Arkansas) [Map].

Waldo [Map] is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northeast of State Line

Waldo [Map] is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northeast of State Line

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Travis Calvin 'Stonewall' Jackson<9>

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in State Line. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0515, Longitude: -93.5391     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for State Line 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 State Line 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 317.833 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.053 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 313.189 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 State Line 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 State Line, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<9>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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