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Glencove, California

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Fairfield [Map], which is the Seat of Solano County, lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Glencove to Fairfield, 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.
  • Sacramento [Map], which is the State Capital of California, lies 52 miles [83.7 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take over two days and walking would take most of three days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 2,416 miles [3,888.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 95 days and walking would take 138 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 7,392 miles [11,896.3 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 8,158 miles [13,129 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 6,214 miles [10,000.5 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<6>

Communities Also Named Glencove ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Glencove.

While the name Glencove is unique within California, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of California

South Carolina

Florence County

Our profile page for Glencove, Florence County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,364 miles [3,804.5 km] to the East


Pierce County

Our profile page for Glencove, Pierce County   [Map]
Distance: About 641 miles [1,031.6 km] to the North

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glencove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0685, Longitude: -122.2069     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Glencove 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 Glencove 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 340.055 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 340.991 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 328.035 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Glencove.