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Graniteville, California

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Nevada City [Map], which is the Seat of Nevada County, lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Graniteville to Nevada City, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 hours.
  • Sacramento [Map], which is the State Capital of California, lies 71 miles [114.3 km] to the Southwest (SW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take about three full days and walking would take 4 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 2,316 miles [3,727.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 91 days and walking would take 132 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 7,275 miles [11,708 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 8,043 miles [12,944 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 6,092 miles [9,804.1 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<6>

Communities Also Named Graniteville ...

We have found 9 communities that share the name Graniteville.

While the name Graniteville is unique within California, we know of another 9 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.

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New London County

Our profile page for Graniteville, New London County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,524 miles [4,062 km] to the East Northeast


Middlesex County

Our profile page for Graniteville, Middlesex County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,540 miles [4,087.7 km] to the East Northeast


Iron County

Our profile page for Graniteville, Iron County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,620 miles [2,607.1 km] to the East

New York

Richmond County

Our profile page for Graniteville, Richmond County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,435 miles [3,918.8 km] to the East Northeast

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Our profile page for Graniteville   [Map]
Distance: About 2,118 miles [3,408.6 km] to the East Northeast

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Our profile page for Graniteville   [Map]
Distance: About 2,474 miles [3,981.5 km] to the East Northeast

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Rhode Island

Providence County

Our profile page for Graniteville, Providence County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,538 miles [4,084.5 km] to the East Northeast

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South Carolina

Aiken County

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Distance: About 2,181 miles [3,510 km] to the East

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Washington County

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Distance: About 2,469 miles [3,973.5 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 Graniteville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Graniteville) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Graniteville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4407, Longitude: -120.7400     [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 Graniteville 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 338.965 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 339.755 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 327.12 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Graniteville.