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Introduction ...

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

This page contains three sections:

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

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

  • Waldron [Map], which is the Seat of Scott County, lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West. If you could walk a straight line from Union Hill to Waldron, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
  • Little Rock [Map], which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 87 miles [140 km] to the East (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 962 miles [1,548.2 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 6,759 miles [10,877.6 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 7,491 miles [12,055.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,370 miles [8,642.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Union Hill ...

We have found 47 communities that share the name Union Hill.

Within Arkansas, there are 3 communities which are also named Union Hill. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 44 communities in the United States - with 47 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Arkansas

Communities outside of Arkansas


Other Communities Located In Arkansas

Independence County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Independence County   [Map]
Distance: About 134 miles [215.7 km] to the East Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 28 miles [45.1 km] to the South

Saint Francis County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Saint Francis County   [Map]
Distance: About 167 miles [268.8 km] to the East


Communities Outside of Arkansas

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Alabama

Chambers County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Chambers County   [Map]
Distance: About 491 miles [790.2 km] to the East Southeast

Cleburne County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Cleburne County   [Map]
Distance: About 488 miles [785.4 km] to the East

Cullman County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Cullman County   [Map]
Distance: About 415 miles [667.9 km] to the East

Limestone County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Limestone County   [Map]
Distance: About 372 miles [598.7 km] to the East

Morgan County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Morgan County   [Map]
Distance: About 398 miles [640.5 km] to the East

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California

Nevada County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Nevada County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,524 miles [2,452.6 km] to the West Northwest

Sierra County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Sierra County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,523 miles [2,451 km] to the West Northwest

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Georgia

Cherokee County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Cherokee County   [Map]
Distance: About 536 miles [862.6 km] to the East

Grady County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Grady County   [Map]
Distance: About 619 miles [996.2 km] to the East Southeast

Putnam County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Putnam County   [Map]
Distance: About 598 miles [962.4 km] to the East

Stephens County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Stephens County   [Map]
Distance: About 596 miles [959.2 km] to the East

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Illinois

Kankakee County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Kankakee County   [Map]
Distance: About 524 miles [843.3 km] to the North Northeast

Saint Clair County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Saint Clair County   [Map]
Distance: About 327 miles [526.3 km] to the Northeast

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Louisiana

Rapides Parish

Our profile page for Union Hill, Rapides Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 278 miles [447.4 km] to the South Southeast

Winn Parish

Our profile page for Union Hill, Winn Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 215 miles [346 km] to the South Southeast

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Massachusetts

Worcester County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Worcester County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,285 miles [2,068 km] to the East Northeast

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Minnesota

Scott County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Scott County   [Map]
Distance: About 663 miles [1,067 km] to the North

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Mississippi

Union County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 275 miles [442.6 km] to the East

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New Jersey

Morris County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Morris County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,123 miles [1,807.3 km] to the East Northeast

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New Mexico

Grant County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Grant County   [Map]
Distance: About 831 miles [1,337.4 km] to the West

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New York

Monroe County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Monroe County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,046 miles [1,683.4 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Henderson County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Henderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 646 miles [1,039.6 km] to the East

Surry County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Surry County   [Map]
Distance: About 729 miles [1,173.2 km] to the East

Yadkin County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Yadkin County   [Map]
Distance: About 751 miles [1,208.6 km] to the East

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Oklahoma

Pontotoc County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Pontotoc County   [Map]
Distance: About 169 miles [272 km] to the West

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Pennsylvania

Carbon County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Carbon County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,064 miles [1,712.3 km] to the East Northeast

Susquehanna County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Susquehanna County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,088 miles [1,751 km] to the East Northeast

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Tennessee

Clay County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Clay County   [Map]
Distance: About 466 miles [750 km] to the East Northeast

Davidson County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Davidson County   [Map]
Distance: About 404 miles [650.2 km] to the East Northeast

Henderson County

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

Jackson County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 466 miles [750 km] to the East Northeast

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 364 miles [585.8 km] to the East

Overton County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Overton County   [Map]
Distance: About 483 miles [777.3 km] to the East Northeast

Sevier County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Sevier County   [Map]
Distance: About 579 miles [931.8 km] to the East

Tipton County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Tipton County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Tipton County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Texas

Bell County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Bell County   [Map]
Distance: About 338 miles [544 km] to the Southwest

Bosque County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Bosque County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Bosque County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Denton County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Denton County   [Map]
Distance: About 218 miles [350.8 km] to the West Southwest

Fannin County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Fannin County   [Map]
Distance: About 175 miles [281.6 km] to the Southwest

Henderson County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Henderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 208 miles [334.7 km] to the South Southwest

Upshur County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Upshur County   [Map]
Distance: About 161 miles [259.1 km] to the South Southwest

Washington County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 365 miles [587.4 km] to the South Southwest

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Virginia

Amherst County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Amherst County   [Map]
Distance: About 840 miles [1,351.8 km] to the East Northeast

Buckingham County

Our profile page for Union Hill, Buckingham County   [Map]
Distance: About 878 miles [1,413 km] to the East Northeast

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Union Hill ...

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.

Blue Ball   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast of Union Hill   [Map]
Cedar Creek   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Golden City (Historic)   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Gravelly   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Harvey   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Little Texas   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Mountain Grove   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Nebraska (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Sugar Grove   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Young Gravelly   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Arkansas

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Union Hill. 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 starts in Union Hill. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Union Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Union Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9320, Longitude: -93.7821     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Union Hill 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 Union Hill 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 318.18 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.703 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 313.013 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 (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Union Hill could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. 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 - we're working to straighten it all out.

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