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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Ash Flat [Map], which is the Seat of Sharp County, lies just to the West Southwest.
  • Little Rock [Map], which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 113 miles [181.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). If you could drive a straight line from Stuart to Little Rock, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 7 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 812 miles [1,306.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 32 days and walking would take 47 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,605 miles [10,629.7 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 7,336 miles [11,806.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,214 miles [8,391.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Stuart ...

We have found 14 communities that share the name Stuart.

While the name Stuart is unique within Arkansas, we know of another 14 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.

Communities Outside of Arkansas

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British Columbia

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


San Diego County

Our profile page for Stuart, San Diego County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,479 miles [2,380.2 km] to the West

Santa Barbara County

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


Kiowa County

Our profile page for Stuart, Kiowa County   [Map]
Distance: About 604 miles [972 km] to the West Northwest

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Martin County

Our profile page for Stuart, Martin County   [Map]
Distance: About 909 miles [1,462.9 km] to the Southeast

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Guthrie County

Our profile page for Stuart, Guthrie County   [Map]
Distance: About 391 miles [629.3 km] to the North Northwest

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Smith County

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

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Deer Lodge County

Our profile page for Stuart, Deer Lodge County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,291 miles [2,077.7 km] to the Northwest

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Holt County

Our profile page for Stuart, Holt County   [Map]
Distance: About 596 miles [959.2 km] to the Northwest

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Hughes County

Our profile page for Stuart, Hughes County   [Map]
Distance: About 273 miles [439.4 km] to the West Southwest

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Our profile page for Stuart   [Map]
Distance: About 966 miles [1,554.6 km] to the Northeast

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Davis County

Our profile page for Stuart, Davis County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,154 miles [1,857.2 km] to the West Northwest

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Patrick County

Our profile page for Stuart, Patrick County   [Map]
Distance: About 624 miles [1,004.2 km] to the East

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King County

Our profile page for Stuart, King County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,734 miles [2,790.6 km] to the Northwest

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Stuart ...

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.

Ash Flat   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West of Stuart   [Map]
Center   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Cherokee Village   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Draft (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Hardy   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Highland   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
King   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
King's Mills (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Many Islands   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Saddle   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Sellers Store   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stuart. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2640, Longitude: -91.5185     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stuart 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 Stuart 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 316.808 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 313.285 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.757 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 Stuart 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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