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Glenburn, California
(Shasta County)

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Redding [Map], which is the Seat of Shasta County, lies 57 miles [91.7 km] to the Southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Glenburn to Redding, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take over two days.
  • Sacramento [Map], which is the State Capital of California, lies 171 miles [275.2 km] to the South (S). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 10 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 2,331 miles [3,751.4 km] to the East (E). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 91 days and walking would take 133 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 7,185 miles [11,563.1 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,951 miles [12,795.9 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 6,019 miles [9,686.6 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<6>

Communities Also Named Glenburn ...

We have found 7 communities that share the name Glenburn.

Within California, there is just one other community named Glenburn. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 6 communities in the United States and Canada - with 6 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in California

Communities outside of California

Communities Outside of California


Vermilion County

Our profile page for Glenburn, Vermilion County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,757 miles [2,827.6 km] to the East


Penobscot County

Our profile page for Glenburn, Penobscot County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,624 miles [4,222.9 km] to the East Northeast

North Carolina

Forsyth County

Our profile page for Glenburn, Forsyth County
Although located in Forsyth County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

North Dakota

Renville County

Our profile page for Glenburn, Renville County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,113 miles [1,791.2 km] to the Northeast

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Our profile page for Glenburn   [Map]
Distance: About 2,320 miles [3,733.7 km] to the East Northeast

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Lackawanna County

Our profile page for Glenburn, Lackawanna County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,346 miles [3,775.5 km] to the East Northeast

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Footnotes ...

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Glenburn. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Glenburn

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glenburn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0616, Longitude: -121.4900     [Map].

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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 Glenburn 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 339.74 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 340.765 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 327.551 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Glenburn.