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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

How Far From Union 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 Union 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 to:

  • De Queen [Map], which is the Seat of Sevier County, lies just to the Southeast.
  • Little Rock [Map], which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 122 miles [196.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). If you could drive a straight line from Union to Little Rock, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 7 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 1,016 miles [1,635.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take over two days, a buggy would take 40 days and walking would take 58 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,825 miles [10,983.8 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 7,557 miles [12,161.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,435 miles [8,746.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Union ...

We have found 118 communities that share the name Union.

Within Arkansas, there are 4 communities which are also named Union. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 114 communities in the United States and Canada - with 115 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

Fulton County

Our profile page for Union, Fulton County   [Map]
Distance: About 204 miles [328.3 km] to the Northeast

Logan County

Our profile page for Union, Logan County   [Map]
Distance: About 95 miles [152.9 km] to the North Northeast

Union County

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

Woodruff County

Our profile page for Union, Woodruff County   [Map]
Distance: About 195 miles [313.8 km] to the East Northeast


Communities Outside of Arkansas

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Alabama

Calhoun County

Our profile page for Union, Calhoun County   [Map]
Distance: About 485 miles [780.5 km] to the East

Clarke County

Our profile page for Union, Clarke County   [Map]
Distance: About 416 miles [669.5 km] to the East Southeast

Clay County

Our profile page for Union, Clay County   [Map]
Distance: About 494 miles [795 km] to the East

Etowah County

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

Franklin County

Our profile page for Union, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 388 miles [624.4 km] to the East

Greene County

Our profile page for Union, Greene County   [Map]
Distance: About 378 miles [608.3 km] to the East

Henry County

Our profile page for Union, Henry County   [Map]
Distance: About 560 miles [901.2 km] to the East Southeast

Morgan County

Our profile page for Union, Morgan County   [Map]
Distance: About 435 miles [700.1 km] to the East

Randolph County

Our profile page for Union, Randolph County   [Map]
Distance: About 511 miles [822.4 km] to the East

Tallapoosa County

Our profile page for Union, Tallapoosa County   [Map]
Distance: About 499 miles [803.1 km] to the East

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Arizona

Maricopa County

Our profile page for Union, Maricopa County
This community is historic.<7>
Although located in Maricopa County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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California

Merced County

Our profile page for Union, Merced County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Merced County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Napa County

Our profile page for Union, Napa County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,578 miles [2,539.5 km] to the West Northwest

San Luis Obispo County

Our profile page for Union, San Luis Obispo County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,484 miles [2,388.3 km] to the West Northwest

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Colorado

Morgan County

Our profile page for Union, Morgan County   [Map]
Distance: About 664 miles [1,068.6 km] to the Northwest

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Connecticut

Tolland County

Our profile page for Union, Tolland County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,320 miles [2,124.3 km] to the East Northeast

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Florida

Walton County

Our profile page for Union, Walton County   [Map]
Distance: About 534 miles [859.4 km] to the East Southeast

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Georgia

Candler County

Our profile page for Union, Candler County   [Map]
Distance: About 718 miles [1,155.5 km] to the East

Dade County

Our profile page for Union, Dade County   [Map]
Distance: About 505 miles [812.7 km] to the East

Dodge County

Our profile page for Union, Dodge County   [Map]
Distance: About 656 miles [1,055.7 km] to the East

Fannin County

Our profile page for Union, Fannin County   [Map]
Distance: About 574 miles [923.8 km] to the East

Glynn County

Our profile page for Union, Glynn County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 765 miles [1,231.1 km] to the East Southeast

Henry County

Our profile page for Union, Henry County   [Map]
Distance: About 597 miles [960.8 km] to the East

Marion County

Our profile page for Union, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 574 miles [923.8 km] to the East

Paulding County

Our profile page for Union, Paulding County   [Map]
Distance: About 537 miles [864.2 km] to the East

Quitman County

Our profile page for Union, Quitman County   [Map]
Distance: About 566 miles [910.9 km] to the East Southeast

Stewart County

Our profile page for Union, Stewart County   [Map]
Distance: About 562 miles [904.5 km] to the East

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Illinois

Clark County

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

Logan County

Our profile page for Union, Logan County   [Map]
Distance: About 509 miles [819.2 km] to the North Northeast

Mason County

Our profile page for Union, Mason County   [Map]
Distance: About 503 miles [809.5 km] to the North Northeast

McHenry County

Our profile page for Union, McHenry County   [Map]
Distance: About 646 miles [1,039.6 km] to the North Northeast

Will County

Our profile page for Union, Will County   [Map]
Distance: About 618 miles [994.6 km] to the North Northeast

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Indiana

Pike County

Our profile page for Union, Pike County   [Map]
Distance: About 490 miles [788.6 km] to the Northeast

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Iowa

Hardin County

Our profile page for Union, Hardin County   [Map]
Distance: About 569 miles [915.7 km] to the North

Union County

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

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Kansas

Chase County

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

Geary County

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

Osage County

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

Sedgwick County

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

Smith County

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

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Kentucky

Boone County

Our profile page for Union, Boone County   [Map]
Distance: About 634 miles [1,020.3 km] to the Northeast

Jackson County

Our profile page for Union, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 632 miles [1,017.1 km] to the East Northeast

Madison County

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

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Louisiana

Saint James Parish

Our profile page for Union, Saint James Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 340 miles [547.2 km] to the Southeast

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Maine

Knox County

Our profile page for Union, Knox County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,506 miles [2,423.7 km] to the Northeast

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Michigan

Cass County

Our profile page for Union, Cass County   [Map]
Distance: About 705 miles [1,134.6 km] to the Northeast

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Minnesota

Steele County

Our profile page for Union, Steele County   [Map]
Distance: About 681 miles [1,096 km] to the North

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Mississippi

Covington County

Our profile page for Union, Covington County   [Map]
Distance: About 324 miles [521.4 km] to the East Southeast

Jones County

Our profile page for Union, Jones County   [Map]
Distance: About 348 miles [560.1 km] to the East Southeast

Lee County

Our profile page for Union, Lee County   [Map]
Distance: About 327 miles [526.3 km] to the East

Neshoba County

Our profile page for Union, Neshoba County   [Map]
Distance: About 319 miles [513.4 km] to the East Southeast

Simpson County

Our profile page for Union, Simpson County   [Map]
Distance: About 289 miles [465.1 km] to the East Southeast

Smith County

Our profile page for Union, Smith County   [Map]
Distance: About 314 miles [505.3 km] to the East Southeast

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Missouri

Clark County

Our profile page for Union, Clark County   [Map]
Distance: About 458 miles [737.1 km] to the North Northeast

Franklin County

Our profile page for Union, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 355 miles [571.3 km] to the North Northeast

Ray County

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

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Montana

Dawson County

Our profile page for Union, Dawson County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,070 miles [1,722 km] to the North Northwest

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Nebraska

Cass County

Our profile page for Union, Cass County   [Map]
Distance: About 474 miles [762.8 km] to the North

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Nevada

Nye County

Our profile page for Union, Nye County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,329 miles [2,138.8 km] to the West Northwest

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New Hampshire

Carroll County

Our profile page for Union, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,408 miles [2,266 km] to the Northeast

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New Jersey

Gloucester County

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

Hunterdon County

Our profile page for Union, Hunterdon County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,156 miles [1,860.4 km] to the East Northeast

Union County

Our profile page for Union, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,190 miles [1,915.1 km] to the East Northeast

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New Mexico

Roosevelt County

Our profile page for Union, Roosevelt County
This community is historic.
Although located in Roosevelt County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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New York

Broome County

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

Madison County

Our profile page for Union, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,165 miles [1,874.9 km] to the Northeast

Rockland County

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

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North Carolina

Hertford County

Our profile page for Union, Hertford County   [Map]
Distance: About 989 miles [1,591.6 km] to the East Northeast

Macon County

Our profile page for Union, Macon County   [Map]
Distance: About 627 miles [1,009.1 km] to the East

Rutherford County

Our profile page for Union, Rutherford County   [Map]
Distance: About 707 miles [1,137.8 km] to the East

Transylvania County

Our profile page for Union, Transylvania County   [Map]
Distance: About 650 miles [1,046.1 km] to the East

Union County

Our profile page for Union, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 777 miles [1,250.5 km] to the East

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North Dakota

Cavalier County

Our profile page for Union, Cavalier County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,017 miles [1,636.7 km] to the North

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Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Union   [Map]
Distance: About 1,818 miles [2,925.8 km] to the Northeast

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Ohio

Huron County

Our profile page for Union, Huron County
This community is historic.
Although located in Huron County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Lawrence County

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

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Union, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 685 miles [1,102.4 km] to the Northeast

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Oklahoma

Canadian County

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

Kingfisher County

Our profile page for Union, Kingfisher County   [Map]
Distance: About 237 miles [381.4 km] to the Northwest

Tulsa County

Our profile page for Union, Tulsa County   [Map]
Distance: About 162 miles [260.7 km] to the North Northwest

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Ontario

Our profile page for Union   [Map]
Distance: About 927 miles [1,491.9 km] to the Northeast

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Oregon

Union County

Our profile page for Union, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,459 miles [2,348 km] to the Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Union, Lancaster County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,074 miles [1,728.4 km] to the East Northeast

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Prince Edward Island

Our profile page for Union   [Map]
Distance: About 1,835 miles [2,953.1 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Fairfield County

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

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Union, Lancaster County   [Map]
Distance: About 783 miles [1,260.1 km] to the East

Newberry County

Our profile page for Union, Newberry County   [Map]
Distance: About 732 miles [1,178 km] to the East

Union County

Our profile page for Union, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 726 miles [1,168.4 km] to the East

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Tennessee

Bradley County

Our profile page for Union, Bradley County   [Map]
Distance: About 546 miles [878.7 km] to the East

Haywood County

Our profile page for Union, Haywood County   [Map]
Distance: About 315 miles [506.9 km] to the East Northeast

Morgan County

Our profile page for Union, Morgan County   [Map]
Distance: About 574 miles [923.8 km] to the East Northeast

Roane County

Our profile page for Union, Roane County   [Map]
Distance: About 576 miles [927 km] to the East Northeast

Union County

Our profile page for Union, Union County   [Map]
Distance: About 617 miles [993 km] to the East Northeast

Warren County

Our profile page for Union, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 503 miles [809.5 km] to the East Northeast

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Texas

Brazos County

Our profile page for Union, Brazos County   [Map]
Distance: About 248 miles [399.1 km] to the South Southwest

Dawson County

Our profile page for Union, Dawson County   [Map]
Distance: About 454 miles [730.6 km] to the West

Franklin County

Our profile page for Union, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 82 miles [132 km] to the Southwest

Hopkins County

Our profile page for Union, Hopkins County   [Map]
Distance: About 100 miles [160.9 km] to the Southwest

Lubbock County

Our profile page for Union, Lubbock County   [Map]
Distance: About 427 miles [687.2 km] to the West

San Augustine County

Our profile page for Union, San Augustine County   [Map]
Distance: About 175 miles [281.6 km] to the South

Scurry County

Our profile page for Union, Scurry County   [Map]
Distance: About 393 miles [632.5 km] to the West

Terry County

Our profile page for Union, Terry County   [Map]
Distance: About 457 miles [735.5 km] to the West

Wilson County

Our profile page for Union, Wilson County   [Map]
Distance: About 386 miles [621.2 km] to the South Southwest

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Utah

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Union, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,060 miles [1,705.9 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Bedford County

Our profile page for Union, Bedford County   [Map]
Distance: About 853 miles [1,372.8 km] to the East Northeast

Floyd County

Our profile page for Union, Floyd County   [Map]
Distance: About 804 miles [1,293.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Washington

Clark County

Our profile page for Union, Clark County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,683 miles [2,708.5 km] to the Northwest

Mason County

Our profile page for Union, Mason County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,747 miles [2,811.5 km] to the Northwest

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West Virginia

Barbour County

Our profile page for Union, Barbour County   [Map]
Distance: About 865 miles [1,392.1 km] to the East Northeast

Fayette County

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

Monroe County

Our profile page for Union, Monroe County   [Map]
Distance: About 810 miles [1,303.6 km] to the East Northeast

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Wisconsin

Eau Claire County

Our profile page for Union, Eau Claire County   [Map]
Distance: About 759 miles [1,221.5 km] to the North

Grant County

Our profile page for Union, Grant County   [Map]
Distance: About 639 miles [1,028.4 km] to the North Northeast

Rock County

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

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Union ...

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.

Boring Crossing   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest of Union   [Map]
Chapel Hill   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Cross Trails (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
De Queen   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Geneva   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
King   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Mineral   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Oak Grove   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Process City   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Red Wing   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Walnut Springs   -   8 miles [12.9 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 Union. 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.

Harry David Brecheen
  Major League Baseball. He was born in Broken Bow (Oklahoma) on Wednesday October 14, 1914 and died in Bethany (Oklahoma) on Saturday January 17, 2004 at an age of 89. He was buried at Rosedale Cemetery (Pontotoc County, Oklahoma) [Map].

Broken Bow [Map] is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the west of Union

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harry David Brecheen<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...



Find a Community within Arkansas

About Sevier County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sevier County: www.seviercounty-ar.com/

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 starting from Union. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Union) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Union. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0615, Longitude: -94.3610     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Union 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 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 318.475 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.934 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 313.405 degrees.

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<7>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 Union, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<8>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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 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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<9>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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Union.



 
 
 

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