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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Green Lantern Village.

This page contains three sections:

How Far From Green Lantern Village to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Green Lantern Village to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Santa Ana [Map], which is the Seat of Orange County, lies just to the East.
  • Sacramento [Map], which is the State Capital of California, lies 386 miles [621.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW). If you could drive a straight line from Green Lantern Village to Sacramento, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 22 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 15 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 2,286 miles [3,679 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 90 days and walking would take 130 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 7,580 miles [12,198.8 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 8,349 miles [13,436.4 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 6,334 miles [10,193.6 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Green Lantern Village ...

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.

Barber City   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West of Green Lantern Village   [Map]
Cypress   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Fountain Valley   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Garden Grove   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Leisure World   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Liberty Park   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Moody   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Nutwood   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Ocean View   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Park Royale   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Seal Beach   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Sugar (Historic)   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Sunset Beach   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Surfside   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [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 Green Lantern Village. 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.

Bridgette Andersen     (Marriah Bridget Andersen)
  Actress. She was born in Inglewood (California) on Friday July 11, 1975 and died in Hollywood (California) on Sunday May 18, 1997 at an age of 21.

Inglewood [Map] is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest of Green Lantern Village

Hollywood [Map] is located 30 miles [48.3 km] to the northwest of Green Lantern Village

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bridgette Andersen<7>
 
Jack Anderson     (Jack Northman Anderson)
  Columnist. He was born in Long Beach (California) on Thursday October 19, 1922 and died in Bethesda (Maryland) on Saturday December 17, 2005 at an age of 83.

Long Beach [Map] is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west of Green Lantern Village

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jack Anderson
 
Jimmy Austin     (James Phillip Austin)
  Professional baseball. He was born in Swansea (Wales) [Map] on Monday December 8, 1879 and died in Laguna Beach (California) on Saturday March 6, 1965 at an age of 85.

Laguna Beach [Map] is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southeast of Green Lantern Village

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jimmy Austin
 
Madge Blake     (Born as Madge Cummings)
  Actress. She was born in Kinsley (Kansas) on Wednesday May 31, 1899 and died in Pasadena (California) on Wednesday February 19, 1969 at an age of 69. She was buried at Grand View Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Pasadena [Map] is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Green Lantern Village

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Madge Blake
 
Mari Blanchard
  Actress. She was born in Long Beach (California) on Wednesday April 13, 1927 and died in Woodland Hills (California) on Sunday May 10, 1970 at an age of 43.

Long Beach [Map] is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west of Green Lantern Village

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mari Blanchard
 
Clara Bow     (Clara Gordon Bow)
  Actress. She was born in Brooklyn (New York) on Saturday July 29, 1905 and died in Culver City (California) on Monday September 27, 1965 at an age of 60. She was buried at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Culver City [Map] is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the northwest of Green Lantern Village

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Clara Bow
 
Ollie 'Downtown' Brown     (Ollie Lee Brown)
  Major League Baseball. He was born in Tuscaloosa (Alabama) on Friday February 11, 1944 and died in Buena Park (California) on Thursday April 16, 2015 at an age of 71.

Buena Park [Map] is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north of Green Lantern Village

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ollie 'Downtown' Brown
 
Nicolas Cage     (Born as Nicholas Kim Coppola)
  Oscar winning actor, director, producer. He was born in Long Beach (California) on Tueday January 7, 1964

Long Beach [Map] is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west of Green Lantern Village
 
Rosemary DeCamp
  Actress. She was born in Prescott (Arizona) on Monday November 14, 1910 and died in Torrance (California) on Tueday February 20, 2001 at an age of 90.

Torrance [Map] is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the west of Green Lantern Village

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rosemary DeCamp
 
Andy Devine     (Andrew Vabre Devine)
  Actor. He was born in Flagstaff (Arizona) on Saturday October 7, 1905 and died in Orange (California) on Friday February 18, 1977 at an age of 71.

Orange [Map] is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east of Green Lantern Village

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andy Devine
 
Buddy Ebsen     (Christian Ludolf Ebsen, Jr.)
  Actor, dancer. He was born in Belleville (Illinois) on Thursday April 2, 1908 and died in Torrance (California) on Sunday July 6, 2003 at an age of 95.

Torrance [Map] is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the west of Green Lantern Village

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Buddy Ebsen
 
Dot Farley
  Actress. She was born in Chicago (Illinois) on Sunday February 6, 1881 and died in South Pasadena (California) on Sunday May 2, 1971 at an age of 90. She was buried at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

South Pasadena [Map] is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the north of Green Lantern Village

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dot Farley
 
Morgan Farley     (Francis Morgan Farley)
  Actor, activist. He was born in Mamaroneck (New York) on Monday October 3, 1898 and died in San Pedro (California) on Tueday October 11, 1988 at an age of 90. He was buried at Valhalla Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

San Pedro [Map] is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the west of Green Lantern Village

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Morgan Farley

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Orange County: www.oc.ca.gov/

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Green Lantern Village. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Green Lantern Village) 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 Green Lantern Village. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Green Lantern Village

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Green Lantern Village. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7536, Longitude: -117.9878     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Green Lantern Village 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 Green Lantern Village 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 335.984 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 335.812 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 325.479 degrees.

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<7>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 Green Lantern Village.



 
 
 

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