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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

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

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

  • Melbourne [Map], which is the Seat of Izard County, lies just to the South Southeast.
  • Little Rock [Map], which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 98 miles [157.7 km] to the South (S). If you could drive a straight line from Twin Bridges 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 three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 837 miles [1,347 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 33 days and walking would take 48 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,628 miles [10,666.7 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 7,359 miles [11,843.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,237 miles [8,428.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Twin Bridges ...

We have found 6 communities that share the name Twin Bridges.

While the name Twin Bridges is unique within Arkansas, we know of another 6 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of Arkansas

California

El Dorado County

Our profile page for Twin Bridges, El Dorado County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,548 miles [2,491.3 km] to the West Northwest

Indiana

Knox County

Our profile page for Twin Bridges, Knox County   [Map]
Distance: About 289 miles [465.1 km] to the Northeast

Louisiana

West Carroll Parish

Our profile page for Twin Bridges, West Carroll Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 232 miles [373.4 km] to the South

Missouri

Laclede County

Our profile page for Twin Bridges, Laclede County   [Map]
Distance: About 102 miles [164.2 km] to the North Northwest

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Montana

Madison County

Our profile page for Twin Bridges, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,241 miles [1,997.2 km] to the Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Washington County

Our profile page for Twin Bridges, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 708 miles [1,139.4 km] to the East Northeast

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Twin Bridges ...

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.

Crossroads   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest of Twin Bridges   [Map]
Forty Four   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Franklin   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Jett (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Jumbo   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Knob Creek   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
LaCrosse   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lone Star   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Melbourne   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Sage   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Union   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Violet Hill   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [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 Twin Bridges. 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.

Dick Powell
  Actor. He was born in Mountain View (Arkansas) on Monday November 14, 1904 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Wednesday January 2, 1963 at an age of 58. He was buried at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Mountain View [Map] is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southwest of Twin Bridges

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dick Powell<7>

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The Communities of Arkansas

About Izard County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Twin Bridges. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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



Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Twin Bridges. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1384, Longitude: -91.9507     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Twin Bridges 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 Twin Bridges 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 317.081 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 313.584 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.976 degrees.

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<7>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: findagrave.com.

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