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Three Brothers, Arkansas

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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Three Brothers to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Three Brothers to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Mountain Home [Map], which is the Seat of Baxter County, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Three Brothers to Mountain Home, 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 119 miles [191.5 km] to the South (S). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 858 miles [1,380.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 34 days and walking would take 49 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,631 miles [10,671.6 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 7,365 miles [11,852.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,244 miles [8,439.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Three Brothers ...

While the name Three Brothers is unique within Arkansas, we know of one more community in the United States.

Communities Outside of Arkansas


Charles County

Our profile page for Three Brothers, Charles County   [Map]
Distance: About 869 miles [1,398.5 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 beginning in Three Brothers. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Three Brothers) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Three Brothers. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4526, Longitude: -92.4657     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Three Brothers 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 Three Brothers 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 the angle) to Jerusalem is 317.44 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 314.042 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 312.153 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Three Brothers.