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Tollville, Arkansas

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Little Rock [Map], which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 41 miles [66 km] to the West (W). If you could walk a straight line from Tollville to Little Rock, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take about three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just about two full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 850 miles [1,367.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take just about two full 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 6,683 miles [10,755.2 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 7,409 miles [11,923.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,286 miles [8,507 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Tollville ...

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.

Crossroad   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest of Tollville   [Map]
Eden   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Erwin   -   18 miles [29 km] to the North   [Map]
Fourmile Corner   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Goldman   -   18 miles [29 km] to the South   [Map]
Hallsville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Harrys (Historic)   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Lookout   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Park Grove   -   18 miles [29 km] to the East   [Map]
Peppers Lake   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Peppers Landing   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Spear (Historic)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Super (Historic)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Waterproof   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Footnotes ...

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Tollville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tollville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tollville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7206, Longitude: -91.5353     [Map].

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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 Tollville 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 316.703 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.958 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.05 degrees.

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