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Haven Place, California

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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Red Bluff [Map], which is the Seat of Tehama County, lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East. If you could walk a straight line from Haven Place to Red Bluff, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
  • Sacramento [Map], which is the State Capital of California, lies 127 miles [204.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 8 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 2,404 miles [3,868.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 94 days and walking would take 137 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 7,263 miles [11,688.7 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 8,028 miles [12,919.8 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 6,103 miles [9,821.8 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<6>

Communities Also Named Haven Place ...

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

Communities Outside of California


Salt Lake County

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Distance: About 571 miles [918.9 km] to the East

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Haven Place. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1824, Longitude: -122.6758     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Haven Place 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 Haven Place 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 340.656 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 341.812 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 328.311 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Haven Place.