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Stony Point, Arkansas
(Perry County)

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

How Far From Stony Point 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 Stony 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 Stony Point to:

  • Perryville [Map], which is the Seat of Perry County, lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Stony Point to Perryville, 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 30 miles [48.3 km] to the Southeast (SE). The buggy would take just over a day and walking would take most of two days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 896 miles [1,442 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of two days, a buggy would take 35 days and walking would take 51 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,706 miles [10,792.3 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 7,437 miles [11,968.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,314 miles [8,552.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Stony Point ...

We have found 28 communities that share the name Stony Point.

Within Arkansas, there is just one other community named Stony Point. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 27 communities in the United States - with 28 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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 CaliforniaMichiganOhioTennessee
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 KentuckyNorth CarolinaSouth Carolina 

California

Sonoma County

Our profile page for Stony Point, Sonoma County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,675 miles [2,695.7 km] to the West Northwest

Indiana

Jefferson County

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

Kansas

Wyandotte County

Our profile page for Stony Point, Wyandotte County   [Map]
Distance: About 301 miles [484.4 km] to the North Northwest

Kentucky

Bourbon County

Our profile page for Stony Point, Bourbon County   [Map]
Distance: About 511 miles [822.4 km] to the East Northeast

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Michigan

Barry County

Our profile page for Stony Point, Barry County   [Map]
Distance: About 641 miles [1,031.6 km] to the North Northeast

Jackson County

Our profile page for Stony Point, 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.

Monroe County

Our profile page for Stony Point, Monroe County   [Map]
Distance: About 691 miles [1,112.1 km] to the Northeast

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Missouri

Jackson County

Our profile page for Stony Point, Jackson County
Although located in Jackson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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New York

Rensselaer County

Our profile page for Stony Point, Rensselaer County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,134 miles [1,825 km] to the East Northeast

Rockland County

Our profile page for Stony Point, Rockland County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,093 miles [1,759 km] to the East Northeast

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North Carolina

Alexander County

Our profile page for Stony Point, Alexander County   [Map]
Distance: About 651 miles [1,047.7 km] to the East

Cleveland County

Our profile page for Stony Point, Cleveland County   [Map]
Distance: About 630 miles [1,013.9 km] to the East

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Ohio

Meigs County

Our profile page for Stony Point, Meigs County
This community is historic.<8>
Although located in Meigs County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Muskingum County

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

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Oklahoma

Adair County

Our profile page for Stony Point, Adair County   [Map]
Distance: About 129 miles [207.6 km] to the West Northwest

Le Flore County

Our profile page for Stony Point, Le Flore County   [Map]
Distance: About 117 miles [188.3 km] to the West

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Pennsylvania

Berks County

Our profile page for Stony Point, Berks County   [Map]
Distance: About 990 miles [1,593.3 km] to the East Northeast

Bucks County

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

Crawford County

Our profile page for Stony Point, Crawford County   [Map]
Distance: About 800 miles [1,287.5 km] to the Northeast

Franklin County

Our profile page for Stony Point, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 880 miles [1,416.2 km] to the East Northeast

Greene County

Our profile page for Stony Point, Greene County   [Map]
Distance: About 762 miles [1,226.3 km] to the East Northeast

Perry County

Our profile page for Stony Point, Perry County   [Map]
Distance: About 901 miles [1,450 km] to the East Northeast

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South Carolina

Greenwood County

Our profile page for Stony Point, Greenwood County   [Map]
Distance: About 597 miles [960.8 km] to the East

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Tennessee

Dickson County

Our profile page for Stony Point, Dickson County   [Map]
Distance: About 296 miles [476.4 km] to the East Northeast

Hawkins County

Our profile page for Stony Point, Hawkins County   [Map]
Distance: About 556 miles [894.8 km] to the East Northeast

Knox County

Our profile page for Stony Point, Knox County   [Map]
Distance: About 502 miles [807.9 km] to the East

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Virginia

Albemarle County

Our profile page for Stony Point, Albemarle County   [Map]
Distance: About 805 miles [1,295.5 km] to the East Northeast

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Stony 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.

Deerwood   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest of Stony Point   [Map]
Dixie (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Graytown   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Hill Creek   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Lewisburg (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Little Italy   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Oak Grove   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Providence (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Red Hill   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Round Mountain   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Sandtown (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Sweet Home   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Toad Suck   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [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 Stony Point. 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.

Marvin Edward Blaylock
  Major League Baseball. He was born in Fort Smith (Arkansas) on Monday September 30, 1929 and died in Conway (Arkansas) on Saturday October 23, 1993 at an age of 64. He was buried at Pinecrest Memorial Park (Saline County, Arkansas) [Map].

Conway [Map] is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east of Stony Point

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marvin Edward Blaylock<9>
 
Otis Owen Brannan
  Major League Baseball. He was born in Greenbrier (Arkansas) on Monday March 13, 1899 and died in Little Rock (Arkansas) on Tueday June 6, 1967 at an age of 68. He was buried at Springhill Cemetery (Faulkner County, Arkansas) [Map].

Greenbrier [Map] is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast of Stony Point

Little Rock [Map] is located 30 miles [48.3 km] to the southeast of Stony Point

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Otis Owen Brannan
 
John Carter
  Actor. He was born in Center Ridge (Arkansas) on Saturday November 26, 1927 and died in New York (New York) on Saturday May 23, 2015 at an age of 87.

Center Ridge [Map] is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the north of Stony Point

Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Carter
 
Elihan Pitts     (Elihan Eugene Pitts)
  Professional football. He was born in Mayflower (Arkansas) on Thursday February 3, 1938 and died in Buffalo (New York) on Friday July 10, 1998 at an age of 60.

Mayflower [Map] is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast of Stony Point

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Elihan Pitts

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stony Point. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0770, Longitude: -92.6046     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stony 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 Stony 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 317.423 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 313.841 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.461 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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Stony Point 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 Stony Point, 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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