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Twin Springs, Arkansas
(Pulaski County)

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Introduction ...

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

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How Far From Twin Springs 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 Twin Springs 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 Springs to:

  • Little Rock [Map], which is the Seat of Pulaski County, lies just to the East.
  • Little Rock [Map], which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies just to the East (E).
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 899 miles [1,446.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). If you could drive a straight line from Twin Springs to White House, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 51 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 36 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,719 miles [10,813.2 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 7,448 miles [11,986.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,325 miles [8,569.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Twin Springs ...

We have found 11 communities that share the name Twin Springs.

Within Arkansas, there is just one other community named Twin Springs. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 10 communities in the United States - with 11 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

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Communities outside of Arkansas

Communities Outside of Arkansas

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Boise County

Our profile page for Twin Springs, Boise County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,380 miles [2,220.9 km] to the Northwest


Dubuque County

Our profile page for Twin Springs, Dubuque County   [Map]
Distance: About 544 miles [875.5 km] to the North

Jackson County

Our profile page for Twin Springs, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 524 miles [843.3 km] to the North Northeast

Winneshiek County

Our profile page for Twin Springs, Winneshiek County   [Map]
Distance: About 580 miles [933.4 km] to the North

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Linn County

Our profile page for Twin Springs, Linn County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Linn County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Franklin County

Our profile page for Twin Springs, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 256 miles [412 km] to the North Northeast

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Nye County

Our profile page for Twin Springs, Nye County
This community is historic.<8>
Although located in Nye County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Knox County

Our profile page for Twin Springs, Knox County   [Map]
Distance: About 475 miles [764.4 km] to the East Northeast

Rutherford County

Our profile page for Twin Springs, Rutherford County   [Map]
Distance: About 354 miles [569.7 km] to the East Northeast

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Scott County

Our profile page for Twin Springs, Scott County   [Map]
Distance: About 578 miles [930.2 km] to the East Northeast

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Twin Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7376, Longitude: -92.4849     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Twin Springs 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 Springs 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 317.317 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 313.672 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.465 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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<8>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 Twin Springs, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Twin Springs.