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Trigg, Arkansas

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Introduction ...

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

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers and using the location of where the historic<1> community of Trigg once stood, the straight-line distance<2> beginning in Trigg and extending to:

  • Rison [Map], which is the Seat of Cleveland County, lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East. If you could walk a straight line from Trigg to Rison, with an average speed<3> 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 53 miles [85.3 km] to the North (N). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take over two days and walking would take most of three days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 916 miles [1,474.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 36 days and walking would take 52 days.
  • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,754 miles [10,869.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,480 miles [12,037.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,356 miles [8,619.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<7>

Communities Also Named Trigg ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Trigg.

While the name Trigg is unique within Arkansas, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Arkansas


Giles County

Our profile page for Trigg, Giles County   [Map]

Distance: About 327 miles [526.3 km] to the East Northeast.


Giles County

Our profile page for Trigg, Giles County   [Map]

Distance: About 694 miles [1,116.9 km] to the East Northeast.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Trigg ...

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.

Bucksnort   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest of Trigg   [Map]

Bunn   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]

Canoe Landing   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]

Croak (Historic)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Gum Springs   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]

Ivan   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Kingsland   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Lees Ferry   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]

Mansville (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]

Meek (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]

Saline   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Trigg. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

Charles Johnson

Negro League Baseball. He was born in Pine Bluff (Arkansas) on Saturday August 7, 1909 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Saturday June 10, 2006 at an age of 96. He was buried at Oak Woods Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois) [Map].

Pine Bluff [Map] is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northeast of Trigg

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles Johnson<8>

Clark Terry

Musician. He was born in Saint Louis (Missouri) on Tueday December 14, 1920 and died in Pine Bluff (Arkansas) on Saturday February 21, 2015 at an age of 94. He was buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx County, New York) [Map].

Pine Bluff [Map] is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northeast of Trigg

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Clark Terry

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Footnotes ...

<1>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 Trigg, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Trigg) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trigg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9668, Longitude: -92.3810     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Trigg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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<4>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 Trigg to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 317.18 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 313.412 degrees.

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<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.547 degrees.

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<8>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website:

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