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Introduction ...

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

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

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

  • Yreka [Map], which is the Seat of Siskiyou County, lies just to the South Southwest.
  • Sacramento [Map], which is the State Capital of California, lies 227 miles [365.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). If you could drive a straight line from Hawkinsville to Sacramento, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take nearly four hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 13 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 9 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 2,379 miles [3,828.6 km] to the East (E). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 93 days and walking would take 136 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 7,159 miles [11,521.3 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 7,924 miles [12,752.4 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 6,009 miles [9,670.5 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<6>

Communities Also Named Hawkinsville ...

We have found 7 communities that share the name Hawkinsville.

While the name Hawkinsville is unique within California, we know of another 7 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of California


Barbour County

Our profile page for Hawkinsville, Barbour County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,152 miles [3,463.3 km] to the East

Bibb County

Our profile page for Hawkinsville, Bibb County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 2,025 miles [3,258.9 km] to the East


Pulaski County

Our profile page for Hawkinsville, Pulaski County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,233 miles [3,593.7 km] to the East

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Oneida County

Our profile page for Hawkinsville, Oneida County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,375 miles [3,822.2 km] to the East Northeast

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Dyer County

Our profile page for Hawkinsville, Dyer County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,825 miles [2,937.1 km] to the East

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Brazoria County

Our profile page for Hawkinsville, Brazoria County
This community is historic.
Although located in Brazoria County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Matagorda County

Our profile page for Hawkinsville, Matagorda County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,748 miles [2,813.1 km] to the East Southeast

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Hawkinsville ...

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.

Big Springs   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast of Hawkinsville   [Map]
Bogus (Historic)   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Gazelle   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Hilt   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Hooperville   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hornbrook   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Jims Camp   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Little Shasta   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Oakbar   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Swiss Bar   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hawkinsville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7607, Longitude: -122.6220     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hawkinsville 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 Hawkinsville 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 340.745 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 341.992 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 328.244 degrees.

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<7>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Hawkinsville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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