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Strawberry, Arkansas
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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Strawberry 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 town such as Strawberry to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Clarksville [Map], which is the Seat of Johnson County, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Strawberry to Clarksville, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
  • Little Rock [Map], which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 83 miles [133.6 km] to the Southeast (SE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 925 miles [1,488.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 37 days and walking would take 53 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,711 miles [10,800.3 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 7,444 miles [11,980 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,323 miles [8,566.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Strawberry ...

We have found 15 communities that share the name Strawberry.

Within Arkansas, there is just one other community named Strawberry. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 14 communities in the United States - with 15 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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Blount County

Our profile page for Strawberry, Blount County   [Map]
Distance: About 398 miles [640.5 km] to the East Southeast


Gila County

Our profile page for Strawberry, Gila County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,027 miles [1,652.8 km] to the West

Yavapai County

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


El Dorado County

Our profile page for Strawberry, El Dorado County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,485 miles [2,389.9 km] to the West Northwest

Marin County

Our profile page for Strawberry, Marin County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,615 miles [2,599.1 km] to the West Northwest

Tuolumne County

Our profile page for Strawberry, Tuolumne County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,478 miles [2,378.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Washington County

Our profile page for Strawberry, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 357 miles [574.5 km] to the Northwest

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Jefferson County

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

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Madison County

Our profile page for Strawberry, Madison County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 1,194 miles [1,921.6 km] to the Northwest

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White Pine County

Our profile page for Strawberry, White Pine County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,255 miles [2,019.7 km] to the West Northwest

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Morrow County

Our profile page for Strawberry, Morrow County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,534 miles [2,468.7 km] to the Northwest

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Berkeley County

Our profile page for Strawberry, Berkeley County   [Map]
Distance: About 777 miles [1,250.5 km] to the East

Georgetown County

Our profile page for Strawberry, Georgetown County   [Map]
Distance: About 816 miles [1,313.2 km] to the East

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Morgan County

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

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Strawberry ...

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.

Bullfrog Valley   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East of Strawberry   [Map]
Clarksville   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hickory Flat   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Hillcrest   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Jamestown   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Lone Pine   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Ludwig   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Lutherville   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Martin Spring   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Ozone   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [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 Strawberry. 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.

Johnny Carpenter
  Actor. He was born in Dardanelle (Arkansas) on Thursday June 25, 1914 and died in Burbank (California) on Thursday February 27, 2003 at an age of 88. He was buried at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Dardanelle [Map] is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the southeast of Strawberry

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Johnny Carpenter<9>

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Footnotes ...

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Strawberry. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Strawberry

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Strawberry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5479, Longitude: -93.3543     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Strawberry 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 Strawberry 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 317.953 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.519 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.719 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 Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock 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 Strawberry 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 Strawberry, 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:

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