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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Los Angeles [Map], which is the Seat of Los Angeles County, lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Hacienda Heights to Los Angeles, 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 372 miles [598.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take 6 hours, a buggy would take 15 days and walking would take 22 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 2,279 miles [3,667.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 89 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 7,564 miles [12,173.1 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 8,333 miles [13,410.7 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 6,320 miles [10,171.1 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<6>

Communities Also Named Hacienda Heights ...

While the name Hacienda Heights is unique within California, we know of one more community in the United States.


Communities Outside of California

Texas

El Paso County

Our profile page for Hacienda Heights, El Paso County   [Map]
Distance: About 690 miles [1,110.4 km] to the East

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hacienda Heights ...

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.

Almond   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South of Hacienda Heights   [Map]
Butler   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Citrus   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Diamond Bar   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Evergreen (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Five Points   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Friendly Hills   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Fuller Park   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Gage   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Hillgrove   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Mayflower Village   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Studebaker   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Sunny Hills   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Temple City   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Walnut   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Woodside Village   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [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 Hacienda Heights. 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 22 miles [35.4 km] to the west of Hacienda Heights

Hollywood [Map] is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the west of Hacienda Heights

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bridgette Andersen<7>
 
James Arness     (Born as James King Aurness)
  Actor. He was born in Minneapolis (Minnesota) on Saturday May 26, 1923 and died in Brentwood (California) on Friday June 3, 2011 at an age of 88. He was buried at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Brentwood [Map] is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the west of Hacienda Heights

Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Arness
 
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 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest of Hacienda Heights

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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest of Hacienda Heights

Woodland Hills [Map] is located 38 miles [61.2 km] to the west of Hacienda Heights

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 24 miles [38.6 km] to the west of Hacienda Heights

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Clara Bow
 
Marlon Brando
  Oscar winning actor, director, activist. He was born in Omaha (Nebraska) on Thursday April 3, 1924 and died in Westwood (California) on Thursday July 1, 2004 at an age of 80.

Westwood [Map] is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the west of Hacienda Heights

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marlon Brando
 
Joe E. Brown
  Actor, comedian. He was born in Holgate (Ohio) on Tueday July 28, 1891 and died in Brentwood (California) on Friday July 6, 1973 at an age of 82. He was buried at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Brentwood [Map] is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the west of Hacienda Heights

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joe E. 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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest of Hacienda Heights
 
Jack Cassidy     (Born as John Joseph Edward)
  Actor, singer, writer, designer. He was born in Richmond Hill (New York) on Saturday March 5, 1927 and died in West Hollywood (California) on Sunday December 12, 1976 at an age of 49.

West Hollywood [Map] is located 23 miles [37 km] to the west of Hacienda Heights

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jack Cassidy
 
Jan Clayton
  Actress. She was born in Tularosa (New Mexico) on Sunday August 26, 1917 and died in West Hollywood (California) on Sunday August 28, 1983 at an age of 66. She was buried at Fairview Cemetery (Otero County, New Mexico) [Map].

West Hollywood [Map] is located 23 miles [37 km] to the west of Hacienda Heights

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jan Clayton
 
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 24 miles [38.6 km] to the southwest of Hacienda Heights

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 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast of Hacienda Heights

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 24 miles [38.6 km] to the southwest of Hacienda Heights

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Buddy Ebsen

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Hacienda Heights. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hacienda Heights) 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 Hacienda Heights. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hacienda Heights

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hacienda Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9948, Longitude: -117.9685     [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 Hacienda Heights 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 336.003 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 335.851 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 325.471 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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