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Introduction ...

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

This page contains three sections:

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

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

  • Paragould [Map], which is the Seat of Greene County, lies just to the South Southwest.
  • Little Rock [Map], which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 137 miles [220.5 km] to the Southwest (SW). If you could drive a straight line from Unity to Little Rock, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 760 miles [1,223.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 30 days and walking would take 44 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,574 miles [10,579.8 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 7,301 miles [11,749.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,178 miles [8,333.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Unity ...

We have found 36 communities that share the name Unity.

Within Arkansas, there are 2 communities which are also named Unity. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 34 communities in the United States and Canada - with 35 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

Ashley County

Our profile page for Unity, Ashley County   [Map]
Distance: About 219 miles [352.4 km] to the South Southwest

Howard County

Our profile page for Unity, Howard County   [Map]
Distance: About 242 miles [389.5 km] to the Southwest


Communities Outside of Arkansas

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Alabama

Coosa County

Our profile page for Unity, Coosa County   [Map]
Distance: About 317 miles [510.2 km] to the Southeast

Cullman County

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

Tuscaloosa County

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

Georgia

Franklin County

Our profile page for Unity, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 420 miles [675.9 km] to the East Southeast

Harris County

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

Heard County

Our profile page for Unity, Heard County   [Map]
Distance: About 353 miles [568.1 km] to the East Southeast

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Idaho

Cassia County

Our profile page for Unity, Cassia County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,314 miles [2,114.7 km] to the West Northwest

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Illinois

Alexander County

Our profile page for Unity, Alexander County   [Map]
Distance: About 98 miles [157.7 km] to the Northeast

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Kentucky

Boyd County

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

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Maine

Waldo County

Our profile page for Unity, Waldo County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,253 miles [2,016.5 km] to the Northeast

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Maryland

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Unity, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 763 miles [1,227.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Mississippi

Attala County

Our profile page for Unity, Attala County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 206 miles [331.5 km] to the South Southeast

Lee County

Our profile page for Unity, Lee County   [Map]
Distance: About 159 miles [255.9 km] to the Southeast

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Missouri

Jackson County

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

Scotland County

Our profile page for Unity, Scotland County   [Map]
Distance: About 311 miles [500.5 km] to the North Northwest

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Montana

Meagher County

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

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New Hampshire

Sullivan County

Our profile page for Unity, Sullivan County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,084 miles [1,744.5 km] to the East Northeast

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North Carolina

Mecklenburg County

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

Rowan County

Our profile page for Unity, Rowan County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 550 miles [885.1 km] to the East

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Ohio

Adams County

Our profile page for Unity, Adams County   [Map]
Distance: About 427 miles [687.2 km] to the East Northeast

Columbiana County

Our profile page for Unity, Columbiana County   [Map]
Distance: About 628 miles [1,010.7 km] to the Northeast

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Oklahoma

Texas County

Our profile page for Unity, Texas County   [Map]
Distance: About 624 miles [1,004.2 km] to the West

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Oregon

Baker County

Our profile page for Unity, Baker County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,559 miles [2,509 km] to the West Northwest

Lane County

Our profile page for Unity, Lane County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,778 miles [2,861.4 km] to the West Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Allegheny County

Our profile page for Unity, Allegheny County   [Map]
Distance: About 654 miles [1,052.5 km] to the East Northeast

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Saskatchewan

Our profile page for Unity   [Map]
Distance: About 1,449 miles [2,331.9 km] to the North Northwest

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South Carolina

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Unity, Lancaster County   [Map]
Distance: About 557 miles [896.4 km] to the East

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Tennessee

Decatur County

Our profile page for Unity, Decatur County   [Map]
Distance: About 138 miles [222.1 km] to the East Southeast

Overton County

Our profile page for Unity, Overton County   [Map]
Distance: About 288 miles [463.5 km] to the East

Weakley County

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

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Texas

Lamar County

Our profile page for Unity, Lamar County   [Map]
Distance: About 338 miles [544 km] to the West Southwest

Wilson County

Our profile page for Unity, Wilson County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 648 miles [1,042.9 km] to the Southwest

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Virginia

Southampton County

Our profile page for Unity, Southampton County   [Map]
Distance: About 755 miles [1,215.1 km] to the East

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Wisconsin

Marathon County

Our profile page for Unity, Marathon County   [Map]
Distance: About 604 miles [972 km] to the North

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Unity ...

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.

Bard   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East of Unity   [Map]
Camp Ground   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Cotton Belt   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Green High   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hillside (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Paris (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Pine Knot   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Rock Hill   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Twin Oaks   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Unity. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0967, Longitude: -90.4834     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Unity 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 Unity 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 316.128 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.476 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.324 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 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 Unity 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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<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 Unity, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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