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Terrytown, Arkansas

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Little Rock [Map], which is the Seat of Pulaski County, lies just to the Northeast.
  • Little Rock [Map], which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies just to the Northeast (NE).
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 898 miles [1,445.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). If you could drive a straight line from Terrytown to White House, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 51 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 35 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,721 miles [10,816.4 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 7,449 miles [11,988 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,326 miles [8,571.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Terrytown ...

We have found 5 communities that share the name Terrytown.

While the name Terrytown is unique within Arkansas, we know of another 5 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Arkansas


Lawrence County

Our profile page for Terrytown, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 288 miles [463.5 km] to the East


Palm Beach County

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


Jefferson Parish

Our profile page for Terrytown, Jefferson Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 356 miles [572.9 km] to the South Southeast


Scotts Bluff County

Our profile page for Terrytown, Scotts Bluff County   [Map]
Distance: About 785 miles [1,263.3 km] to the Northwest

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Bradford County

Our profile page for Terrytown, Bradford County   [Map]
Distance: About 999 miles [1,607.7 km] to the East Northeast

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Terrytown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6537, Longitude: -92.4274     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Terrytown 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 Terrytown 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 317.272 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 313.609 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.454 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Terrytown.