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Toney, Arkansas
(Franklin County)

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Little Rock [Map], which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 105 miles [169 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). If you could drive a straight line from Toney to Little Rock, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 958 miles [1,541.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 38 days and walking would take 55 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,735 miles [10,838.9 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 7,470 miles [12,021.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,349 miles [8,608.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Toney ...

We have found 3 communities that share the name Toney.

Within Arkansas, there is just one other community named Toney. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 2 communities in the United States - with 3 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Arkansas

Communities outside of Arkansas

Communities Outside of Arkansas


Madison County

Our profile page for Toney, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 409 miles [658.2 km] to the East

West Virginia

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Toney, Lincoln County   [Map]
Distance: About 679 miles [1,092.7 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 beginning in Toney. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Toney) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Toney. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5181, Longitude: -93.9627     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Toney 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 Toney 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 318.352 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.979 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 313.001 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Toney.