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Introduction ...

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

This page contains three sections:

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

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

  • Little Rock [Map], which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 149 miles [239.8 km] to the Southwest (SW). If you could drive a straight line from Tipperary to Little Rock, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 9 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 755 miles [1,215.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 30 days and walking would take 43 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,561 miles [10,558.9 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 7,290 miles [11,732.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,167 miles [8,315.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Tipperary ...

We have found 3 communities that share the name Tipperary.

While the name Tipperary is unique within Arkansas, we know of another 3 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Outside of Arkansas

Iowa

Lucas County

Our profile page for Tipperary, Lucas County   [Map]
Distance: About 360 miles [579.4 km] to the North Northwest

Manitoba

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

Missouri

Adair County

Our profile page for Tipperary, Adair County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 292 miles [469.9 km] to the North Northwest

Curious and Interesting Names Near Tipperary ...

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.

Cache Lake   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest of Tipperary   [Map]
Corning   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Crockett   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Dixie   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Hillside (Historic)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Hooker   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hopewell   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Jay   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Knob   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Paris (Historic)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Stonewall   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Walnut Grove   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

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The official website for State of Arkansas: www.arkansas.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tipperary. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3342, Longitude: -90.4726     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tipperary 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 Tipperary 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 316.136 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.517 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.271 degrees.

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<7>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 Tipperary, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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