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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Wynne [Map], which is the Seat of Cross County, lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Tilton to Wynne, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take 6 hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
  • Little Rock [Map], which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 81 miles [130.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW). 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 807 miles [1,298.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 32 days and walking would take 46 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,633 miles [10,674.8 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 7,360 miles [11,844.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,236 miles [8,426.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Tilton ...

We have found 8 communities that share the name Tilton.

While the name Tilton is unique within Arkansas, we know of another 8 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Outside of Arkansas

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Florida

Franklin County

Our profile page for Tilton, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 517 miles [832 km] to the Southeast

Georgia

Whitfield County

Our profile page for Tilton, Whitfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 346 miles [556.8 km] to the East

Illinois

Vermilion County

Our profile page for Tilton, Vermilion County   [Map]
Distance: About 377 miles [606.7 km] to the North Northeast

Iowa

Poweshiek County

Our profile page for Tilton, Poweshiek County   [Map]
Distance: About 433 miles [696.8 km] to the North

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Kentucky

Fleming County

Our profile page for Tilton, Fleming County   [Map]
Distance: About 452 miles [727.4 km] to the East Northeast

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Mississippi

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Tilton, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 275 miles [442.6 km] to the South Southeast

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New Hampshire

Belknap County

Our profile page for Tilton, Belknap County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,176 miles [1,892.6 km] to the Northeast

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Newfoundland and Labrador

Our profile page for Tilton   [Map]
Distance: About 2,102 miles [3,382.8 km] to the Northeast

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Tilton ...

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.

Central   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast of Tilton   [Map]
Cow Lake (Historic)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Eightmile (Historic)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Fair Oaks   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Fisher   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Gourd Neck   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Grays   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hickory Ridge   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Overcup   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Pumpkin Bend   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tilton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3173, Longitude: -91.0140     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tilton 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 Tilton 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 316.416 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.703 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.711 degrees.

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