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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Pocahontas [Map], which is the Seat of Randolph County, lies just to the East Southeast.
  • Little Rock [Map], which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 131 miles [210.8 km] to the Southwest (SW). If you could drive a straight line from Stoney Point to Little Rock, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 787 miles [1,266.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 31 days and walking would take 45 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,585 miles [10,597.5 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 7,316 miles [11,774 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,193 miles [8,357.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Stoney Point ...

We have found 11 communities that share the name Stoney Point.

While the name Stoney Point is unique within Arkansas, we know of another 11 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Outside of Arkansas

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Alabama

Autauga County

Our profile page for Stoney Point, Autauga County   [Map]
Distance: About 368 miles [592.2 km] to the Southeast

Lauderdale County

Our profile page for Stoney Point, Lauderdale County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 213 miles [342.8 km] to the East Southeast

Florida

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Stoney Point, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 764 miles [1,229.5 km] to the Southeast

Georgia

Carroll County

Our profile page for Stoney Point, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 387 miles [622.8 km] to the East Southeast

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Kentucky

Bracken County

Our profile page for Stoney Point, Bracken County   [Map]
Distance: About 426 miles [685.6 km] to the East Northeast

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Louisiana

Washington Parish

Our profile page for Stoney Point, Washington Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 382 miles [614.8 km] to the South

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Michigan

Jackson County

Our profile page for Stoney Point, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 528 miles [849.7 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Stoney Point, Cumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 683 miles [1,099.2 km] to the East

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Nova Scotia

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Distance: About 1,683 miles [2,708.5 km] to the East Northeast

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Oklahoma

Sequoyah County

Our profile page for Stoney Point, Sequoyah County   [Map]
Distance: About 206 miles [331.5 km] to the West Southwest

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Ontario

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

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Stoney Point ...

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.

Cedar Grove   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East of Stoney Point   [Map]
Elevenpoint   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Gravesville   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Kingsville (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Palestine   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Pocahontas   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Ravenden Springs   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Stokes   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Watervalley (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stoney Point. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3153, Longitude: -91.0773     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stoney Point 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 Stoney Point 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 316.525 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.964 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.547 degrees.

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<7>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 Stoney Point, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Stoney Point.



 
 
 

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